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Dec 3 – The Big No Show

Some people just don’t get it. In the wake of the loud-mouth Wicky from Victoria making it back into the Test side on the strength of his batting and ornery on-field persona, someone who shall remain nameless wish they’d made it back also [Ed. The Big Show] seem to think they have been hardly done by while batting at six ...

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Nov 28 – Third Test – Day 5

The red ball game is over for now. The white ball game is on. Coach2.0 told us all no one is being rested. Just suck it up and get on with it he said. That’s understandable – we all had headaches after a big night out. There is only one question left to answer. What will the Selectors do? Will ...

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Nov 27 – Third Test – Day 4

We won a dead match in a dead series. Cricket is an unpredictable game. Woooppeee.  Coach2.0 put it all into context at the team meeting. “L, L, L, L, L, W.” I think it was Maddison Avenue who piped up and said, “If we include the 5-NIL ODI losses that is  L, L, L, L, L, L, L, L, L, ...

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Nov 26 – Third Test – Day 3

Something I ate last night at the Mexican/Nouveaux New York fusion Tapas bar in Rundle Mall didn’t agree with me – and it wasn’t just the incongruous support the owners were showing for the President Elect. Something was a bit “off” and as a result I was bowling “from both ends” by about 2 am. I wasn’t pretty. Things settled down ...

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Nov 25 – Third Test – Day 2 – “We Batted All Day.”

We batted all day. Not sure what else needs to be said. It hasn’t happened for a while. We batted all day. Mr X batted all day and scored a ton – which he needed to after being involved in an omnishambles of a run out that resulted in The Captain heading for the pavilion after assembling a fine looking ...

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