Some sort of meaningless century

< 1 minute read We know what you all think. You think we spend our Thursdays sitting around eating flapjacks and watching old episodes of Airwolf. Well you’re wrong. We don’t renounce cricket on Thursdays. Far from it. We actually put in a double shift, writing all the stuff that comes out on a

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Cricket gold amid the everyday silt

< 1 minute read All Out Cricket have a regular feature where a writer celebrates an especially glorious summer and all the great memories it brings back. We had to rewrite ours because the first draft was too depressing. Our Golden Summer was 2000. Obviously it’s not. Obviously it’s 2005. But they can’t have

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Next week on King Cricket

< 1 minute read Brace yourselves. We’re taking a week off. Apparently it’s not just fast bowlers who need to recharge from time to time. As ever, we’ve got stuff lined up for next week: match reports, summat about New Zealand and stuff we’ve done for other people that you may have missed. Those

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Tony Cozier’s notebook

< 1 minute read Clearly the highlight of this weeks’ Twitter round-up. (Yes, we do still write that.) Our other favourite bit is Tino Best’s caption to a photo of himself where he claims he was bowling ‘thunderbolts’ and suggests that everyone nearby is looking on ‘in amazement’. To be totally clear, this is

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Bowlers still exist

< 1 minute read That’s the surprising conclusion we’ve drawn from the last few weeks of cricket. More on this and a review of Australia’s win yesterday in our final World Cup column for the Mumbai Mirror. We’ll maybe have a few points to make about the tournament as a whole in coming days

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Mitchell Starc never was soft

< 1 minute read He just had a bad day once upon a time. Seems a long time ago. We just about managed to remember that far back for our Mumbai Mirror World Cup final day piece, in which we also expressed the hope that the team with no spinner should lose. We started

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How to bat your way to a World Cup final

< 1 minute read This World Cup really hasn’t turned out as batsman-centric as people imagined. Batting-centric, maybe, but not batsman-centric. Australia have Steve Smith and a whole bunch of minor contributors. New Zealand have four overs of Brendon McCullum and then everyone’s a little too shell-shocked to really know what’s going on after

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