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Freelance sports writer and a sports fanactic. Like to read books relevant to sports and sporting history. Travelling around the globe to cover sports is not only a hobby but should be a profession.

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Spin still a big concern for Australia

Spin still a big concern for Australia

2 Apr 2014

Australia’s failure to qualify for the semi-final of the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh is further indication Australian batsmen struggle against spin. In the past 12 months, Australia has been humiliated in the Test series in India, lost a close-fought ODI on the best batting wickets the world has ever seen and have now come […]

Who will Faulkner replace?

Who will Faulkner replace?

28 Mar 2014

Australia will be boosted by the return of bowling all-rounder James Faulkner for their must-win game against West Indies. Faulkner has become public enemy number one in the West Indies camp, after stating he does not “particularly like” the West Indian team. This is not the first time Faulkner has gone after the West Indies. […]

Australia need to play to their strengths

Australia need to play to their strengths

25 Mar 2014

One piece of advice Ian Chappell’s grandfather Victor Richardson gave him as a captain was, “if you win the toss, nine out of ten times bat first. On the tenth occasion, think about bowling, but still bat.” It’s a philosophy that has been passed down the generations of Australian cricket captains. It has been the […]

Hick defends selection strategy after shock loss

19 Feb 2014

Australia’s high performance coach, Graeme Hick, has defended Australia’s selections in wake of their humiliating defeat to Afghanistan in the Under-19 World Cup in Abu Dhabi. Australia had made three changes despite winning the first match against Namibia by a whopping margin of 101 runs. While captain Alex Gregory didn’t play because of stomach illness, […]

Australia v South Africa: the battle of the bowling attacks

Australia v South Africa: the battle of the bowling attacks

5 Jan 2014

The Channel Nine commentators have described the Australian bowling line-up as the best in the world. Even the great Glenn McGrath has stated he has never seen a group of bowlers bowl with such unity. Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle are blazing with confidence and their ability to apply the choke with relentless […]

How South Africa can try to replace Kallis

How South Africa can try to replace Kallis

30 Dec 2013

Within 24 hours Jacques Kallis will have retired from Test cricket and South Africa’s quest for replacement will begin. In reality, Kallis is irreplaceable so it is virtually impossible to fill the void of South Africa’s greatest cricketer. Instead the selectors are likely to bank on the ‘horses for courses’ approach. The first obstacle is […]

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