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Ben Pobjie is a writer and comedian whose promising rugby career was tragically cut short the day he stopped playing rugby and had a pizza instead. The most he has ever cried was the day Balmain lost the 1989 grand final. Today he enjoys the frolics of Wallabies, Swans, baggy greens, and Storm.

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Are red cards the harbinger of the cricketing apocalypse?

Are red cards the harbinger of the cricketing apocalypse?

2 days ago

When I heard that the MCC was about to introduce red cards to the venerable game of cricket, I said to myself, “What will they think of next?” And frankly, I meant it.

Maxwell vs Wade: The match of the century

Maxwell vs Wade: The match of the century

3 Dec 2016

Glenn Maxwell has always been an innovator.

We’ve made our selections, now stick with them or be damned

We've made our selections, now stick with them or be damned

25 Nov 2016

The Australian cricket selectors, as is well known, are the stupidest people who have ever been born. This has always been the case.

Australian cricket: Is it worse than we think?

Australian cricket: Is it worse than we think?

18 Nov 2016

What is to be done about the Australian cricket team? Things seem so grim right now: embarrassed in Perth, then pulverised in Hobart, and this all coming after the humiliations of the Sri Lankan Test and South African one-day series.

Low expectations are the key to cricketing satisfaction

Low expectations are the key to cricketing satisfaction

12 Nov 2016

High expectations are one of the greatest misfortunes of sport. Nothing has caused more misery to fan and athlete alike than unreasonable hope. Think how easily the great disappointments in your life could have been avoided if you had expected nothing.

Cricketers writing books: The growing menace

Cricketers writing books: The growing menace

28 Oct 2016

Maybe… I dunno. But… But maybe… Maybe cricketers shouldn’t write books.

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