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.
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- June 2009
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1 day ago
It is a strange question you may think as we’ve all seen teams, or individuals, get into form which is subsequently reflected in their performances or results.
6 days ago
II still can’t work out what was the bigger surprise; Glenn Maxwell making a maiden Test century or Steve Smith scoring another one.
9 Mar 2017
I know why teams do it and I know why teams want to do it. On the evidence of the past fortnight, I’ve got no idea why they’re doing it. Fancy taking a guess?
28 Feb 2017
Malcolm Conn, post Ashes 2013 and prior to England landing in Australia for the second chapter of the back-to-back Anglo-Aussies series, made a comment on a home side’s propensity to doctor pitches.
17 Feb 2017
Adam Voges is the second-best batsman of all time. The stats say so.
10 Feb 2017
It would be a surprise if it caught you by it.