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AUSvSA ODI Series – Game 2

I was at home glued to the TV set for a while with Dad. He hates it when we lose and our top 6 add nothing to the spectacle of the game except for a few ‘dud’ calls from the Third Umpire. I swear he is worse than Bradshaw and Heals for one-eyed analysis of the game. This game was ...

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The Full Story – Out Now!

The full story of the spring tours – the ODI series in Zimbabwe and the series against Pakistan in UAE – is out now in ebook from the 17th man. Follow the 17th Man as he tags along first to Zimbabwe for a series of ODIs then to the UAE for a two Test series against Pakistan. The two Little ...

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The AUSvSA ODI series – Game 1

The Freak (Peter S), The Prof and I watched Game 1 of the AUSvSA ODI series on a big TV at a local pub in Melbourne. I put together a little taste of the twitter feed between the main course and desert. It has it all: bagging the Umpires, bagging Channel 9 [Ed. my sincerest sympathies to all], bagging the pitch ...

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Nov 6 – Team Awards En Route

Nov 6 – An Evening of Team Awards We barely had time to give out awards at the end of the Zimbo excursion, but with two tests played, the UAE tour demanded some more pomp and circumstance – even if we had to wait until the flight home to have a few beers and hand out the gongs. I found ...

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Nov 5 – The Pakistan awards party

I received an email message this morning from Baba. I’m damned if I know why? He must have taken a shine to me during Misbah’s drinks before we left Abu Dhabi On Tuesday. The note relayed the awards ceremony at the Pakistan series victory dinner somewhere high up in Abu Dhabi. he Pakistani’s began their evening with the suspension of ...

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