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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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Lose the Champions Trophy for another World T20? I hope not

Lose the Champions Trophy for another World T20? I hope not

3 days ago

No sooner had the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy provided a fine denouement of the underdogs giving the overwhelming favourites a very bloody nose, than the very existence of the event was called into question.

Only one winner in Las Vegas money spinner

Only one winner in Las Vegas money spinner

17 Jun 2017

You may not have heard of Marc Farnsworth. He is the world number one pool player according to the International Professional Pool Players Association rankings.

Henriques a No.4? I don’t think so

Henriques a No.4? I don't think so

14 Jun 2017

Obvious allegiances aside, I have a bit of sympathy for Australia.

It’s prediction time and England are going to clean up

It's prediction time and England are going to clean up

31 May 2017

The cricket fan in me likes to think anticipation this side of the world is reaching fever pitch with the ICC Champions Trophy just around the corner.

Everyone just calm down, the Ashes aren’t under threat

Everyone just calm down, the Ashes aren't under threat

19 May 2017

When November 23 comes around, a full-strength Australia will face a full-strength England in the Ashes opener at the Gabba.

Chris Gayle is the new world order

Chris Gayle is the new world order

22 Apr 2017

Chris Gayle became the first player to reach 10,000 Twenty20 runs the other day as he spanked his way to 77 for Royal Challengers Bangalore in their 21-run defeat of Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League.