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January 19, 2012
First Test: Dubai International Stadium Day 3: Pakistan beat England by 10 wickets Pakistan crushed England by 10 wickets today, handing the home side a 1-0 series lead with two Test matches to play in the series. After a late fight back on day 2, England would have felt they were still in with a [...]Read more
January 4, 2012
Two years ago England set themselves the goal of becoming the best side in the world under Andrew Strauss and Andy Flower, and it’s fair to save they have accomplished this in some style crushing every side that has stood in their way. The challenge that now awaits this team is to cement their position [...]Read more
December 21, 2011
It has been great to watch the development of the Bangladesh cricket team, as they have grown into a cricketing force since being awarded Test match status nearly 12 years ago. Well, that’s what I should be saying, but unfortunately it is now clear that this team are making no improvements whatsoever, after another embarrassing [...]Read more
December 13, 2011
India have yet to win a Test series in Australia and they will never get a better chance when they face a fragile Australian line up in a four Test match series starting on Boxing day at the MCG. When Australia got bowled out for 47 against South Africa it was thought that life could [...]Read more
December 9, 2011
Geoff Miller this morning announced the 16 names that will be touring the United Arab Emirates to play Pakistan in the Test series starting in the New Year. One notable inclusion was that of Ravi Bopara. Bopara is unlikely to start in the Test matches because of the return to fitness of Eoin Morgan, but [...]Read more
November 30, 2011
The thought of players resting from international cricket is something I cannot fathom. MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar have been left out of the current five ODI matches against the West Indies. If I were Duncan Fletcher, the coach of India, I would be doing exactly the same thing. India’s captain MS Dhoni has not [...]Read more
November 25, 2011
Pakistan cricket in recent times has been dragged through the mud as wave after wave of controversy has hit their national game. There is no question that bad publicity stems from the source, and in most cases Pakistan cricket and their players have rightly been held accountable. Three players have been brought to justice in [...]Read more
November 22, 2011
We have just witnessed one of the best Test series in recent times between two heavyweights of cricket, South Africa and Australia. And yet before we could even get comfortable in our couch, the two teams shook hands and Australia have boarded their plane home having levelled the series. The drama and tension of a [...]Read more
November 16, 2011
Check out this video thanks to the team at Crazy Catch. Dale Benkenstein being put through his paces. Crazy Catch develops visual performance in the following areas: 1 Eye / hand / body coordination 2 Speed of eye response 3 Eye movement skills (Ball tracking) 4 Peripheral awareness 5 Ability to focus (from long to [...]Read more
October 26, 2011
Watching England crumble to a 5-0 series defeat in India was not expected after the summer of dominance they had over India. However, was it a total surprise? Not really. What we have learnt is what we already knew. Indian batsman struggle with pace and bounce, while England’s batsman toil when the ball stops and [...]Read more