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Tag Archives: test cricket

The last frontier (of underperformance)

A blog by Donthaveaclue Fred Trueman, Malcolm Marshall, Richard Hadlee, Jeff Thompson, Michael Holding, Wasim Akram Long run-ups, thundering strides, aerodynamic actions, whiplash releases, searing pace…. Fred Trueman, Simon Doull, Shane Bond, Daryl Tuffey, Jacob Oram, Malcolm Marshall, Richard Hadlee, Jeff Thompson, Michael Holding, Wasim Akram Surprise, Befuddlement, Confusion…laughter even….what gives? The first is a [...]

slaying their demons, finally – south africa

A blog by Donthaveaclue On their own, they are indistinguishable, the Aussie and the South African cricket teams. It doesn’t help that both teams have green and gold on their team crests or that they both have one person on the team who’s not Caucasian. Both have their share of Hercules-sized batsmen who twirl the [...]

in need of a new heart – Test cricket

A blog by Donthaveaclue There are two popular inferences from the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar trophy. 1. The era of Australian dominance has ended 2. The era of Indian dominance has officially begun I could launch an attack on these inferences but will suffice to say that any inferences about dominance and the end of eras [...]

necrotising cricket: the attack of IPL-T20 virus

A blog by donthaveaclue   Just picture these: Raccoon city In an underground research facility called â??The Hiveâ?(tm), a deadly mutating virus, codenamed â??T-virusâ?(tm) is unleashed turning every human into a flesh-eating zombie. By the end of the movie, the virus has escaped the confines of â??The Hiveâ?(tm) and infected Raccoon City with the promise [...]