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Michael Clarke: One of Our Greats

August 11, 2015

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By SB Tang I wrote a short piece for The New Daily on 9 August 2015 about Michael Clarke. In summary: he retires as one of our all-time greats. Update: a longer version of this piece ran on The Guardian Sport Network on 28 August 2015. My edit of the longer version of this piece appears below. ***** Michael […]

In Defence of Michael Clarke

August 4, 2015

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By SB Tang Here’s my 2000 word piece for Wisden India defending Michael Clarke.

On Ponting: Remorseless Excellence and Poetic Melancholy

December 21, 2012

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By SB Tang “I was there,” said a sports fan in some corner of the globe as I typed this sentence. But, on 3 May 1995, hardly any Australians were there at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Ricky Ponting was there though. He was there, as a goateed, 20 year old member of the touring party […]