1. Diary of a Club Cricketer: Part the Third

    Some of the characters in this article may resemble persons real or imaginary, living or dead. However, you identify these at your own risk and the author takes no responsibility for any conclusions you may draw thereof...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 36 reads 7 comments

  2. The Contrarian: Ricky Ponting Must Continue to Lead Australia

    Ricky Ponting, Captain of the Australian Cricket Team, is a man under fire from various parts of the media following his team’s failure to defend the Ashes in England this Summer...

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  3. The Contrarian: Justine Henin's Return a Symptom of Women's Tennis Problems

    The state of women’s tennis is shocking. Kim Clijsters’ victory in the US Open shows just how limited the women’s game is at the moment: When a woman who has taken two years ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 362 reads 8 comments

  4. 2010 International Fixtures Announced by ECB

    As the England Team prepare for their opening match in the Champions Trophy in South Africa, the ECB have announced the confirmed dates for the 2010 international fixture calendar for the National side...

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  5. Diary of a Club Cricketer: Part Two

    Names have been changed to save me from a lynching down the club. Any resemblance to any person, real or imaginary, living or dead is purely for the purpose of parody and is not intended to ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 28 reads 4 comments

  6. Diary of a Club Cricketer: Part One

    Names have been changed to protect from libel. Any resemblance to any person, real or imaginary, is purely in the spirit of satire. 1st April The weather is about to turn for the better, and we’re about ready to move outdoors for nets...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 38 reads 4 comments

  7. The Contrarian: FIA Got Renault's Punishment Right

    At the FIA hearing into the alleged race-fixing incident at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, where it was found that—on the orders of his Team Principal, Flavio Briatore, and Chief Engineer, Pat Symonds—Nelson Piquet, Jr...

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  8. The Contrarian: A Test World Championship for Cricket is a Lousy Idea

    The ongoing debate within the ICC about the merits of initiating a Test World Championship for cricket took another couple of twists this week...

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  9. Third Test: West Indies Vs. England: Don't Blame It on the Declaration

    The finale to the Third Test between the West Indies and England at the Antigua Recreation Ground was as exciting as it could have been. One more wicket was required for England to pull off a series-levelling victory, and men were crowded around the bat..

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 5 years ago 177 reads 5 comments

  10. Formula One 2009: Early Preview

    The 2009 Formula One season, only two months away from the first race, has more uncertainty surrounding it than for many a season...

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  11. Kevin Pietersen's Gamble Backfires

    Kevin Pietersen has been reading too much into Rudyard Kipling’s “If”. Newly appointed as England cricket captain and with only three Tests and nine ODIs under his ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 5 years ago 50 reads 3 comments

  12. FIA Announces Tender For Spec Engines

    On the first day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today, the FIA announced that they were issuing a tender for engines for the 2010-2012 Formula One seasons...

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  13. No Surprises in England Squad for India

    For once, a selection announcement passed with little surprise. After it was made clear that former skipper Michael Vaughan would not be considered for selection—and rightly so given ...

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  14. Looking Back: A Colombo Classic

    I was 19 and spending the summer holidays in Colombo, Sri Lanka where my Father was working. At that age, you might think that spending five days watching cricket wouldn’t ...

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  15. Hamilton Appeal Thrown Out

    Lewis Hamilton and McLaren's appeals against the 25-second penalty imposed at the Belgian Grand Prix were heard this afternoon and rejected...

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  16. Bangladesh Cricket Implodes

    Cricket in Bangladesh has been through some tough times recently, but this week’s announcements could make for a setback from which the sport will not recover...

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  17. Chris Adams: Sussex Hero

    As Captain of Sussex, Chris Adams has had more success than many predicted when he first joined the county. As he announces his retirement from the job, I take a look at his sometimes turbulent career...

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  18. New Zealand Select Ryder: Can He Be Trusted?

    New Zealand's squad for the forthcoming tour of Bangladesh included 17 names across the selections for the Tests and One-Day Internationals, but one name stood out: Jesse Ryder...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 6 years ago 1,358 reads 1 comments

  19. India-Australia: Australian Squad Includes a Couple of Surprises

    Australia’s squad selection for the forthcoming tour of India contains a lot of known faces, but also one or two surprises...

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  20. Reforming the BCS: Dismantle Current Conferences, Create Super-Conferences

    Two weeks of college football are in the books, but nobody is any wiser about the contenders for the National Championship...

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  21. WWE Unforgiven 2008: Was the Championship Scramble Concept a Success?

    As a new format of match for the WWE, the Championship Scramble provided viewers of Unforgiven with a bunch of unknowns, not just in terms of who would end up as Champions at the end of the night, but in how the matches would play out...

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  22. Twice is Happenstance: Chris Jericho's Second Reign

    On Sunday 7th September, at Unforgiven, Chris Jericho finally regained the World Title. After a gruelling “unsanctioned” match with Shawn Michaels that left him battered ...

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  23. ECB Need to Take a Stand

    Cricket is becoming a battleground. Not in the usual sense of the confrontation between batsman and bowler out on the field, but in the boardrooms of the counties and between international cricketing administrations...

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  24. First Test: Not Just a Bore Draw

    The first test between England and South Africa at Lord's ended in a draw this afternoon. The South African batsmen ground out for two days to save the game, losing just three wickets in the process...

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  25. England's Cricket Schedule Faces Complications—It's Time for the ECB to Act

    Pundits around the globe are questioning the future of test cricket in the wake of the success of the Indian Premier League's Twenty20 competition and national cricket boards are making plans to try and join the bandwagon by creating their own versions...

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