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Tag Archives: England

If Carlsberg did upsets

A blog by Andruid Then certainly this is what they would look like. England, in the opening match of the T20 World Cup. At headquarters (Lords) going down to The Netherlands by 4 wickets in a last ball misfield. What more could the tournament, or the game format, or even the associates for whom this [...]

Half Caste Cricketer

A blog by Andruid Though it went largely unnoticed in many circles, yesterday’s inclusion in the preliminary England 30 for the upcoming T20 World Cup, of one Eoin Morgan despite being the centrepiece of Ireland’s current batting line up looks certainly to raise more furore over the one-sidedness of the relationship between Full members of [...]

india 166 < england 178 = england lose !!!

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hitchhike-thru-7-ODIs for Dummies

A blog by Donthaveaclue The test series done, it’s business-as-usual in India as a seven-match ODI series kicks off and before you know it, the home-team is two-nil ahead. For as long as I remember, there have been two versions of the English team. One, that could be mistaken to be almost competitive against most [...]

A Pregnancy awaits: Day 2

Nightwatchgirl’s Ashes 2009 diary:   Dear Diary, It has come to my attention (through, once again Miss Field – thanks) that the Ashes are nine months away exactly. A lot of things can be done in nine months: namely the creation of a human being. NWG could get pregnant today (possibility rating 1/10) and before [...]

counting chickens

  A blog by Â(c)hinaman Although I am optimistic about the KP era, when I read these kind of statements, it makes me cringe a bit. England v South Africa 4th Test “If we play like we did this week we can beat Australia. The key is to play like we did here every game,” [...]

cricket all topsy turvy

A topsy-turvy world for Miss Field: I had this idea to write a post about how England, upon having reached an impressive score, would launch their strategy, trialled in a previous match, of tripping batsmen over and running them out. This tactic would see them win for sure. And Vaughan would be responsible, so we [...]

the E group little sister

A blog by Miss Field: During my first year in high school someone in my year group decided to categorise all the lunchtime social groups and bestow each with a grading depending on perceived popularity and ‘coolness’. As an Australian, watching New Zealand lose to England is like watching your E group little sister attempt [...]

Review 07 – English county cricket – Preview 08

A blog by Splatthat: My (late) season preview Just a basic run through of last years results, some key players, and some young players to keep an eye on Derbyshire Last Year: County Championship: 147 points, 6th in Div 2 Pro40: 2 points, 8th in Div 2 Friends Provident Trophy: 8th in North Conference Twenty20: [...]