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The Ashes Files Part II: Nelson Mandela and Paul Keating

In March 2013 Cricket Australia asked The Prof, The Freak and I to vet applications they had received to join Australia’s Ashes Squad to tour England. This is the second in a series of sensational releases of the best applications we received from all over the world. This release covers the applications from two heavy-weights –  Nelson Mandela (global hero), and ...

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Ashes Diary Book Out Now!

GREETINGS! . . . from the 17th Man from Bermuda, where I have spent a good few days shaping the FIRST (and BEST) account of the Ashes summer in England…… Join the 17th Man as he chronicles the ups, the downs, the foibles and the farce of a long tour, making sense and nonsense of the Punch, the Wigs, the ...

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Aug 31 – The Reckoning

“You are almost institutions in this squad,” Coach2.0 replied as The Prof, The Freak, The Natural and I quit the bar. “Get ready for November.” The Captain nodded. “There is much yet to write,” he said solemnly. We shook hands. The Natural is on his way home tomorrow, business class courtesy of Emirates unless The Prof manages to upgrade him ...

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