Tag Archives: Shahid Afridi

The Inside Scoop

Now that I (Martin) have turned fifty, my doctor has advised me to get a colonoscopy, and dutifully I have scheduled one for later in August. At a pre-operation, getting-to-know-you meeting, my surgeon, a dapper gentleman by the name of … Continue reading

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The Cricket World Cup: A Preview, Part 2

Hot on the heels of the┬áThe Cricket World Cup: A Preview, Part 1, here comes the second installment, featuring the four other top teams. South Africa It’s fair to say the biggest hurdle that South Africa has to overcome is … Continue reading

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India versus Pakistan

They’ve fought three wars between them; they both have nuclear weapons; they possess the greatest cricket rivalry outside of England versus Australia; and they’re going head-to-head in the semi-final of the World Cup on Wednesday. On the one side, the … Continue reading


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Go, Go Pakistan

First of all, thank you to Evander for his sterling work in keeping up with the dizzying merry-go-round that is the 2011 Cricket World Cup. We’re now in the knockout, quarter-final stages. The usual eight suspects went through, and now … Continue reading

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