Browsing All posts tagged under »Steve Smith«

Steve Smith profile

March 11, 2017

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By SB Tang I profiled Steve Smith in SA Cricket magazine before the Australia v South Africa Test series earlier this summer.

Australia World T20 Preview

March 19, 2016

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By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this piece ran on The Guardian Sport Network on Thursday 17 March 2016 The World T20 — the only major trophy that the Australian cricket team is eligible for that they haven’t won. As one Sheffield Shield cricketer cheerfully put it to me over a coffee recently: […]

David Warner: The Turning Point

July 28, 2015

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By SB Tang I wrote a 1000 word piece for The New Daily about the sound advice from Trent Woodhill that turned David Warner’s career around. A slighter longer version of the piece subsequently ran on The Guardian Sport Network.

The Eternal Dilemma

January 13, 2015

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By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this article appeared in The Guardian Sport Network. In Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, the Devil, disguised as a foreign professor, and his retinue visit Soviet-era Moscow. During the course of their visit, the Devil’s interpreter, Koroviev, explains to a Muscovite that even in the strictly-regulated housing market […]

The Virtue of Patience: A Tale of Two Western Australian Schoolteachers

July 28, 2013

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By SB Tang For most of the past 136 years, Australia has stood at the very apex of world cricket. In no other sport has one nation exerted a global dominance so prolonged and consistent across the centuries. For the most successful cricketing nation on earth, the loss of six Test matches in a row […]

Australia’s World T20 Campaign: Those Left Behind

October 29, 2012

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By SB Tang Australia’s 2012 T20 World Cup campaign ended with a crushing 74 run semi-final defeat at the hands of the eventual champions, the West Indies. Winning the T20 World Cup has become a priority for Australia for the same reason that Olympic football gold has become an obsession for Brazil — it is […]