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Shaun Marsh: Why?

January 3, 2015

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By SB Tang I wrote a 1500 word piece for The New Daily analysing Shaun Marsh’s performances thus far this Test summer. Advertisements

A Darwinian World

February 12, 2014

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By SB Tang The result of the Ashes — 5-0 to Australia — was surprising. But the manner and causes of that glorious Australian whitewash, just the third in the Ashes’ 131-year history, told us absolutely nothing that we didn’t already know about the current state of the Australian cricket team. Even before the commencement […]

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 […]