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Oh cricket, what have you done?

Cheating is the bastard brother of sport. The shadowy figure few talk about, as if the mere existence of its presence sullies the soul. Cheat is a word almost onomatopoeic in nature, that shoots from the mouth like a poison … Continue reading

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Two juvenile fingers

Is there something of a movement going on? Are sportsmen and women really not seeing age as a factor? Is sport moving towards the concept that experience is not as important as ability? Let’s look at some recent evidence. Football: … Continue reading

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Did He smile to see His work?

As far as sporting stories go this week, two catch my eye. The first is that Father Time, the iconic weather vane that sits atop Lord’s, the home of the MCC and English Cricket, has taken a battering. The recent … Continue reading

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