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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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PAKVAUS – Second Test in Tweets

This test had everything. Younis [Ed. Did I say YOUNIS?] and some bloke over 40 called Misbah who belted part of the ‘best bowling team in the world’ for the equal fastest test century ever (56 balls) and also scored a century in the first innings. It also had a junior Pakistani bowling unit who managed to skittle Australia twice, comfortably, ...

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PAKVAUS – First Test in Tweets

Day 1 – Oct 22 @17thManDiary” Is The Big Show too gifted, impetuous & experimental to be Test Captain? Much like Gough, really. ow.ly/D8Wev @17thManDiary: Wishing @kokeeffe49 presented Steve “Skull2” O’Keefe with his baggy green this morning ow.ly/D968h @DennisCricket_: Has anyone made the joke about the crowd turning up dressed as chairs yet? No? Good. First one of the season. ...

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Test in Tweets, Part II – SAvAUS – Third Test – Cape Town

This is Part II of the twitter feast from the Third Test at Newlands. Is there anything more that a dead Captain can do than call his men to stonewall more than 4 sessions for a draw on a fifth day shirtfront? Such is the die-in-the-ditch loyalty he commands in the dressing-room that they almost did it. As it was, nothing ...

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Test in Tweets, Part I – SAvAUS – Third Test – Cape Town

It is rare for a test to get to the last 6 overs on day 5. This Test had it all – Smith announcing his retirement on day 3, a dead pitch, 1200 runs, batting collapses, wolf howling, stupid sledging, the DRS ‘thumb of God’, shattered bowlers, badged batsmen, a buggered knee and more DOT BALLS than anyone thought possible, not to mention the ...

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