Defying the odds

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Copyright AFP If there was ever a case that God was an Englishman, the Cricket World Cup in 2019 was prima facie evidence of it. As the gods descended on the spiritual homeland of cricket, Lords, on a glorious day in late July, the nation for once came together in solidarity,

Leaving Jofra Archer out of the England team a big mistake?

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Fast bowler Jofra Archer has handed England’s selectors a real conundrum ahead of the World Cup after dazzling with his pace and panache this year. The Barbados-born superstar became eligible for England on March 17th after completing newly implemented residency criteria. He has an English father and a British passport,

3 Ways to Profit from Your Cricket Knowledge

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If you have devoted your life to cricket and know every team, every player, and every competition inside and out, but you have little to show for it, then it’s time for a change. In this guide we’ll look at some fun (but not guaranteed) ways that you can turn

The Transitional Failures Of Australia

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Form is temporary but class is permanent. This adage has been associated with almost every great player to ever play the game of cricket, except perhaps for Sir Don Bradman. Did he ever have a slump in form? Anyway, there's another adage that is not so often used but is

India in Australia – India’s Best Chance Yet

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India vs Australia cricket series - 2018 The Indian cricket team will be visiting Australia, late November this year, for a 3 T20, 3 ODI and 4 Test mouth-watering series. India's failure in England notwithstanding, I feel that this is the best chance for India to win a test series