Advent Calendar: 21st December

Advent calendar 21

You learned yesterday that the highest ODI average for a batsman at any stage of his career belongs to Kevin Pietersen, against South Africa, at Port Elizabeth in 2005. That average was…

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CricIndex 3rd Test Smokescreen podcast

img_0291In the immediate aftermath of England’s devastating 3rd Test defeat, I join Amit Kohli to look back at what went wrong, but also to look ahead to the future.

We are all at various points in the seven stages of grief at the moment, but the overriding message is “don’t panic”. Australia is a tough place to tour, and one series does not a bad team make.

Does it?

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The Unsportsmen: “Goodbye WACA old friend” podcast

IMG_0522“All the gear. No idea.” Welcome to the world of The Unsportsmen, delving into all things sport on a weekly basis, armed with an unflattering arsenal of a podcast, written articles, interactive conversation and a lack of research. The team hail from the small intestine of the sporting body in Newcastle, Australia. In the words of Beavis and Butthead, these kids have no future.

Tom and Aaron recruited me as a Pom-punching-bag-in-residence to preview the 3rd Test. Pleased top report that my prediction of an absolute mauling came correct! (shit)

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