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Oct 28 – The power of Coach2.0

The Proteas are taking a backseat so far this tour. No one realised where they were – some thought they were holidaying on a beach in Nauru behind an imaginary shark net – until the scoreboard started to tick over in Adelaide. Faf & Co mauling a second string no name South Australian outfit is no surprise. No one cares. ...

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Oct 27 – Top 10 Things to do with an Ex-Captain’s Autobiography

1. Building a set of stairs at the back of the commentary box so those being punted by Channel 9 don’t land on their arses. 2. Making a protective shield around the metal base of stumps to prevent training accidents. 3. Cut the pages into small sheets and use it as bog roll on the next tour of India. 4. Making a life-sized ...

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Oct 24 – Matador Cup commentary

Don’t ask why the Prof and I are still in this team. Dad says the Prof has virtues I’ll never fathom. He is still trying to work out how the Prof drank his best Cognac (by himself) and cleaned out his peanut jar one night during a poker game with Dad’s new mates in the Eastern suburbs. The rich mate, ...

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Oct 20 – Hair Today . . . .

It’s warmer. The grass is growing. The groundsmen have been putting their eccentricities aside to concentrate on mowing the pitches to perfection. Forget Trump Vs Clinton, it’s Mate Vs Mate in the age old battle between bat and ball, between whites and creams, and between scones and iced vovos. I’ve had a bat in the Sydney Grade competition, and scratched ...

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