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Defending the Dutch

June 5, 2012 by


Criticism, of course, always entails success. The Netherlands, so often whipping boys in the Clydesdale Bank 40, have finally found the form that has been lurking for a few years now. And so after another comprehensive victory yesterday, the Dutch sit 6 points clear at the top of pool A and now the dissenting voices […]

Glamorgan: All Quiet on the Western Avenue

November 25, 2011 by


‘Twas the month before Christmas, all through the SWALEC Something was stirring, becoming a wreck… The skipper was hung out to dry without care, By the next season, who still will be there…? It’s quite remarkable how some things can change from one year to the next. There are those among us who would argue […]

‘Excessive Turn’ and Other Punchlines

July 24, 2011 by


It’s very easy to cry conspiracy when decisions made by a governing body go against the team you support. Despite it being more often than not wide of the mark, in Hampshire’s case it could be claimed that the 8 point deduction for a ‘poor’ (note the use of inverted commas) pitch imparted by the […]

Future of English Domestic Schedule

December 10, 2010 by


In the break between Test matches, my thoughts return to the English Domestic game. We haven’t yet received fixtures for 2011 although we know that the schedule will sadly be the same as 2010 – A schedule which received much criticism. Despite knowing that the season starts every year in April, the ECB essentially left […]