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Alec Swann

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About

Alec Swann is a former Northants and Lancashire opener turned cricket writer. Newcastle United and golf generally occupy his other sporting interests but there's a bit of rugby league thrown in with the Warrington Wolves and a soft spot for the Newcastle Knights.

Member Since:
June 2009
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There’s method in the selection madness

There's method in the selection madness

5 days ago

On the one hand, the Australia squad for the upcoming World T20 appears to be something of a kneejerk reaction to underwhelming recent performances.

India will win the World Twenty20

India will win the World Twenty20

5 Feb 2016

There I’ve said it, it’s out in the open and I don’t expect to have my judgment doubted.

Cricket Australia must be careful not to kill the BBL goose

Cricket Australia must be careful not to kill the BBL goose

28 Jan 2016

Another Big Bash done and dusted and it’s not pushing the hyperbole to say the 2015-16 edition was a tremendous success.

Reports of the death of one-day cricket have been greatly exaggerated

Reports of the death of one-day cricket have been greatly exaggerated

20 Jan 2016

I’ve seen a fair bit of the Australia versus India one-day series, and have largely enjoyed it.

It’s time to take a stand against fixers

It's time to take a stand against fixers

15 Jan 2016

According to reports, Gulam Bodi, a South African with three international appearances to his name, is the intermediary at the heart of a match-fixing investigation concerning the country’s Ram Slam T20 competition.

In cancelling Bangladesh tour, Cricket Australia had only one choice to make

In cancelling Bangladesh tour, Cricket Australia had only one choice to make

6 Jan 2016

In late November 2008, I received a phone call which put a dampener on the pleasant evening I had enjoyed.

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