Cricket, Opinions

#Ashes2015 – Midpoint Analyses


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Cricket, Opinions

The Summer Game


<This article first appeared in sloword.wordpress.com. Given the abject surrender by England yesterday, I thought it may be pertinent to read what I had written almost a year ago. You can read the original here> I read this article by Jonathan Agnew and was struck by it's smarmy tone. As an apology for Peter Moores's… Continue reading The Summer Game

Cricket, Opinions, Personal Stories

Dedicated to Cricket


Hello, You may know by now that I used to blog at https://sloword.wordpress.com SloWord really had no place for cricket in that blog, which has become a more general purpose blog that shares nostalgic stories, essays, travelogues and poetry. The Slo-Man wrote a satirical post here https://sloword.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/sad-news/ announcing the separation of the cricket posts from… Continue reading Dedicated to Cricket

Cricket, Slo-Man

Sad News


For some time now we have been noticing that LeggieLefty has been "very disinterested". His last post was written in April, 6 months ago. On a few occasions he has thrown away his post, despite such opportunities as "Red Monday", the day when Bangladesh scored over 600 and Australia fell apart. He missed the collapse… Continue reading Sad News