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The Ashes Files Part VI: EXCLUSIVE: Why Swann, KP, Mahi, Sachin and Viv want to play for Australia

This is the sixth release of the applications Cricket Australia received in March and April to join the Australian Ashes squad in England and again in November.  Cricket Australia invited The Freak, the Prof and I to sift through the mountain of enthusiastic applications they received to select those most able to secure a series victory.  Entertainers, Adventurers, Sportsmen – ...

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The Ashes Files Part V – The Real Adventurers

This is the fifth in a series of sensational releases covering the best applications The Prof, The Freak and I received from Cricket Australia.  They had placed adds in the cricketing media, after the debacle in India in March, for batsmen and spinners to join the Ashes Tour of England in July.  CA engaged the 3 of us to sift ...

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The Ashes Files Part IV: Who are the Entertainers?

Cricket Australia engaged The Prof, The Freak and I in March 2013 to vet applications for batsmen and spinners in the wake of our 4-0 defeat in India.  [Ed. One would think this is even moere pressing after a 3-0 loss in England, but who is counting anything but the green shoots of an Ashes summer down under] This is ...

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The Ashes Files Part III: Can Sports Stars stand up a crowd when England bat?

Cricket Australia engaged us in March 2013 to vet applications for batsmen and spinners in the wake of our 4-0 defeat in India.  As at September 2013 make that 7 losses from the last 9 Tests. This is the third in a series of sensational releases of the best applications we received. The Sports Stars are rich with precocious talent.  As ...

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