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Shane Warne did not say Mitchell Starc was soft, he said Mitchell Starc looks a bit soft. "I stand by what I said because I agree with it." Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at AGB Cricket
Two quick words about the Big Bash: 1) Marnus; and 2) Labuschagne. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AGB Cricket
India's settled XI and their spirited fourth innings should see them take the momentum into the Second Test. Meanwhile, Australia is in disarray with a new skipper appointed over the incumbent vice captain, which is sure to upset the senior... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AGB Cricket
The first number is the score on which the droppee was dropped and the second the droppee's eventual score. 2003/04 First Test Martyn / Sehwag / 16 (45) MacGill / Ganguly / 103 (144) Second Test Ponting / Laxman /... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AGB Cricket
Australia often starts its summer with a bang at Fortress Gabba, where it has not lost a Test since 1988 and since won 18 out of 26 with only 7 draws. (And, off the top o' me noggin, would have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at AGB Cricket
‘killed by cricket ball’ Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Sachin Tendulkar has pretty much kept his opinions to himself. Apart from changing his evidence. But now he has a book to promote: Sachin Tendulkar blasts Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting over Monkeygate SACHIN Tendulkar has launched an attack on the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Dean Jones is yet another pundit who fails to draw the key distinction between the intentional flexing of the arm to "bowl" a spinner and the incidental flexing of an arm (courtesy of centrifugal force, etc) to bowl fast. Although... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Your guess is almost as good as mine. Pakistan has a habit of getting ahead in a series, then serving up roads. Back the draw. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Stakeholders Sutherland to Stakeholders Dodemaide. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Country Total City Date India 212 Perth 16-Jan-08 West Indies 167 Kingston 22-May-08 West Indies 251 Bridgetown 12-Jun-08 India 268 Mohali 17-Oct-08 India 195 Mohali 17-Oct-08 India 209 Nagpur 6-Nov-08 New Zealand 214 Brisbane 20-Nov-08 New Zealand 268 Brisbane 20-Nov-08... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Remember that catch by Martin Van Jaarsveld? Steve Smith catch: watch video of incredible catch and decide if it was fair or not AUSTRALIA’S Steve Smith pulled off a spectacular and highly unusual catch to dismiss Pakistan’s batsman Fawad Alam... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at AGB Cricket
My very first post on chucking from almost 12 years ago: DROLL MODEL During todays' lunch break in the cricket Ashley Mallett was giving a spot of coaching to an Under 17 hopeful: "Just reach high and chuck it up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at AGB Cricket
If only the authorities had listened to the AGB: Delayed action on throwing failed a generation of spinners: coach World cricket's delayed action to enforce the law against throwing has given rise to a generation of spinners who can't bowl... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Under previous conditions you would expect Steve O'Keefe to be about to issue a Professional Apology for telling chuckers to piss off, but given the current clampdown it would appear players may be freer to speak out. Then again, it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Yay us! We rock: Is cricket finally ready to throw the book at chuckers? A month ago, after a Test match in Sri Lanka, Ajmal was reported for a suspected illegal bowling action by two Test umpires, one of whom,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Well, knock me down with the light roller: Saeed Ajmal banned from bowling "An independent analysis has found the bowling action of Pakistan's offspinner Saeed Ajmal to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Surely the public is entitled to know exactly what Michael Clarke said to Dale Steyn - feel free to speculate wildly in the comments. What the public does not need to know, since we already know, is that professional apologies... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at AGB Cricket
Over to you, Richard Tea: The Sir Robert Flower Best & Fairest Award – Nathan Jones. 3 time (consecutive) Bluey Truscott medallist. Only Jim Stynes and Allen La Fontaine have won more times (4). For the record – Mueller, Fowler (not Flower – who surprisingly only won 1) and Mann... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at AGB Footy
That is the kind of comment that will be aired this summer as Meg Lanning joins Nine to call the Matador BBQs Cup (no, I've never heard of them either): Meg Lanning to break glass ceiling in Channel Nine cricket... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at AGB Cricket