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Stephen Vagg

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A Queenslander never forgets a selection slight.

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February 2014
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Ten things I love about Cameron White’s selection

Ten things I love about Cameron White’s selection

12 Jan 2018

This has been a rough summer for me, selection-wise. England picked a terrible side, choosing pretty strokemakers and good blokes over people with better records.

Nathan Lyon’s not ending international careers this summer. It’s Steve Smith

Nathan Lyon's not ending international careers this summer. It's Steve Smith

5 Jan 2018

At the beginning of this summer, Nathan Lyon announced he was hoping to end some English careers – nostalgically thinking of the 2013-14 series which neutered the playing lives of Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott, Graeme Swan, and Kevin Pietersen.

Is Ashton Agar the right choice for Sydney?

Is Ashton Agar the right choice for Sydney?

31 Dec 2017

Ashton Agar has been named in Australia’s 14-man Test squad, indicating he’s among that rarest of Australian cricketers – someone in whom the national selection panel ‘have a keen interest’. Is it the right call?

Seven questions from Mitch Marsh’s Ashes innings

Seven questions from Mitch Marsh's Ashes innings

22 Dec 2017

Mitchell Marsh was a controversial selection for the 2017-18 Ashes series on Australian soil. But the 26-year-old’s commendable performances have silenced some detractors and posed some interesting questions.

What should England do now?

What should England do now?

20 Dec 2017

An English touring team in disarray 3-0 down, Australia triumphant about being geniuses as if they can’t win overseas to save their life, the UK press circling. It’s almost comfortingly familiar.

Why England should play six batsmen

Why England should play six batsmen

10 Dec 2017

I’m not English and don’t follow English cricket that closely, but I can use a computer and the internet and read things called statistics, and I can’t help wonder how on earth England settled on their current batting line-up.