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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.

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June 2009
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Adam Voges is second only to The Don – and stats don’t lie

Adam Voges is second only to The Don – and stats don't lie

17 Feb 2017

Adam Voges is the second-best batsman of all time. The stats say so.

An expected resignation, but Cook isn’t going anywhere

An expected resignation, but Cook isn't going anywhere

10 Feb 2017

It would be a surprise if it caught you by it.

Nice try Cricket Australia, but the conditions, not the ball, are the key

Nice try Cricket Australia, but the conditions, not the ball, are the key

2 Feb 2017

Normality, or traditional normality more like, returns to the scene this week as the Sheffield Shield takes centre stage.

Only one winner in club vs country spat

Only one winner in club vs country spat

26 Jan 2017

The headline on The Independent’s website couldn’t have been any more effectively written if the motive was to provide clickbait only.

Maybe Maxwell is the man after all

Maybe Maxwell is the man after all

18 Jan 2017

Whisper it quietly, but it could be Glenn Maxwell’s time.

Idiotic World Cup expansion: FIFA take a gun to their own foot

Idiotic World Cup expansion: FIFA take a gun to their own foot

11 Jan 2017

‘Right, so what we’re planning to do is have 48 teams in 16 pools of three.’ ‘That’s a nice idea, all the kids will get to have a go.’