وبالتالي, with the cricket world cup almost over, it’s time to start thinking about the main event of the cricketing summer: الرماد! In the last installment England were once again soundly beaten down under, but they haven’t lost at home for 18 years. On paper both sides have some top players, so it looks like… اقرأ أكثر "
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It’s been a long while since we shared our thoughts on the world of cricket. لقد حدث الكثير في ذلك الوقت. With England and Australia set to do battle once again, in both ODI and Test cricket for both men and women no less, it is high time we covered some of the last… اقرأ أكثر "
لذا فإن أول اختبار هو أكثر, وحافظت أستراليا سجل طويل نجاحها في [غبا] ليست مفاجأة كبيرة هنا. وبالتالي, ما ايجابيات يمكن أن نأخذ منه?
ومن ذلك الوقت مرة أخرى - ليالي طويلة, الهواء البارد, ولكن سرعان ما سوف الراديو النار في الحياة وجلب أصوات الصيف الاسترالي لآذاننا. سيأتي انجلترا مرة أخرى من تبرئة السابق بالفوز (كما فعلوا في 2010-11, أو سوف أستراليا إكمال 3الثالثة whitewash in… اقرأ أكثر "
So the first test of the summer is at an end. Well done England for a victory for what was really a match of men against boys. سري لانكا هي, لاستخدام هذا كثيرا ما توصف الصوت لدغة, a team in “transition” and boy did it show. ويجب أن نتذكر, لكن, انها تحتفظ قوية ... اقرأ أكثر "
So the Ashes are now at end with England the victors and Australia put back in their place. A 3–2 scoreline flatters the green baggied ones a little but in truth the last test was a dead rubber for England. They were never going to play to the same level on intensity as when they… اقرأ أكثر "
In a way I am almost glad England failed to grind out a draw against Sri Lanka. Had they done so it would have been seen by many as some sort of miraculous escape. تدعم على الجدار, stoic defence when the chips were down. لا يجب, لكن, detract from a dire performance. For… اقرأ أكثر "
Cricket is a sport in which most followers expect their heroes to adhere to a higher standard of fair play and sportsmanship. The recent incident of ‘Mankading’ (الذين على وجه الأرض صاغ تلك العبارة?) – when Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake ran out England’s Jos Buttler who had strayed out of his crease at the non-striker’s end… اقرأ أكثر "
Apologies one and all for a lack of recent musings – it’s all due to a new arrival in the household which has meant my waking (and sleeping) hours are completely dominated by bottle feeding sessions and nappy changes – yes a little bambino has arrived. Give her about 18 years and she’ll be playing for… اقرأ أكثر "
When England squared up to Australia in the last Ashes series I, مثل الكثير, thought the visitors would retain the urn during the five match series. It was always going to a tougher battle than the summer showdown but victory was expected. Player for player England were just too strong, لم تكن هم? في الموعد,... اقرأ أكثر "