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KP: A Genius

September 12, 2012

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By SB Tang Going into the second Test against South Africa at Headingley, England were already 1-0 down in a three Test series that they had to, at minimum, draw in order to retain their world number one Test ranking. By the afternoon of the third day at Headingley, England had slumped to 4 for […]

Andrew Strauss: Hedging the Opportunity

August 28, 2012

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By SB Tang In Friday Night Lights — the greatest television show most Britons have never seen — Coach Eric Taylor tells Matt Saracen, the under-sized, moderately talented high school sophomore quarterback on whose mediocre arm rests the hopes (and abundant fears) of a mildly deranged west Texan town where high school football is a […]

England and Kevin Pietersen: Strange Ambivalence

June 8, 2012

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By SB Tang On Thursday 31 May 2012, Kevin Pietersen retired from international limited-overs cricket, just four months before England defend the World T20 crown which Pietersen, more than any other individual player, helped them to win in 2010. It appears that Pietersen wanted to retire from one-day internationals (“ODIs”) and play on in T20 […]