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Shut me up, fellas.

Every cricket World Cup, a number of Associate Member (a.k.a. second tier) cricket teams (a.k.a. “minnows”) get to swim with the big fish. This time around, Canada, The Netherlands, Kenya, and Ireland will be duking it out with Australia, India, … Continue reading

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What Is a Powerplay?

In the last decade or so, the one-day, 50-over form of the game of cricket has been under assault. Too many longueurs, complain critics and administrators, who look at the thirty overs between the first and the last ten and … Continue reading

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The Games Have Begun!

So, the 2011 cricket World Cup is underway, and already Australia and India have thrashed their oppositions, and are looking set fair to do very well. Competition minnows, Kenya and Canada, were sadly thrashed, and look out of their depth. … Continue reading

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