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The Cricket World Cup: A Preview, Part 1

Every four years, the world’s top cricket teams gather to play a series of one-day internationals (ODIs)—the 50-over form of the game—to determine who is the best. It’s the nearest thing that cricket gets to a competition that the entire … Continue reading

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The Debut to End All Debuts

You’re a batter who’s reached the age of twenty-seven, scoring freely and often in the minor leagues, and yet you’ve been prevented from entering  the majors because the guy you’d be replacing is a slugger of such renown that to … Continue reading

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England Trounce India in Mumbai

Having been pummeled in the first Test match in Ahmedabad, England’s cricketers can’t have been too hopeful coming into the second Test match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Not only was Kevin Pietersen, England’s most destructive batsman, utterly at sea against … Continue reading

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Explaining Cricket Stats: Part Three

We’re half way through our odyssey of describing the ins and outs of (some) cricket statistics, especially as they pertain to the one-day game. You are strongly advised to read parts One and Two before going any further, otherwise you will … Continue reading

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