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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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The Ashes under lights? Absolutely

The Ashes under lights? Absolutely

1 day ago

If the results from a quick Google search can be taken as the gospel according to the internet, then next summer Australia will host England in a day-night Ashes Test.

Who cares if it wasn’t pretty, Australia actually won a Test

Who cares if it wasn't pretty, Australia actually won a Test

30 Nov 2016

Well that was a bit more like it.

Aussie selectors have twisted, now they must stick

Aussie selectors have twisted, now they must stick

23 Nov 2016

When a cricketing story the equivalent of an open goal or unguarded try line appears the obvious temptation is to get stuck right in.

Fresh ingredients required for Australia’s cooked top order

Fresh ingredients required for Australia's cooked top order

17 Nov 2016

You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs, and it’s about time somebody got to work in the kitchen.

Come in number six, your time is up

Come in number six, your time is up

9 Nov 2016

A little bit of mathematics to start with – how many times does seven, or eight, go into six?

Record-breaking Cook not going anywhere

Record-breaking Cook not going anywhere

20 Oct 2016

When Alastair Cook leads England out in Chittagong for the first of two Tests against Bangladesh, he will become his country’s most-capped player.

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