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November 2017

All posts published in November 2017

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England quickly run out of runs

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IT’S THE first rule of cricket at any level – get runs on the board, and England are already struggling to do that with no real sign they are likely to improve, writes RON REED. More »

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The heat is on for Usman Khawaja

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A FLOP in the first innings has seen more pressure being applied to Usman Khawaja. KEN PIESSE reckons he deserves more patience because he brings something special when he goes out to bat More »

Phil O’Meara still scoring runs at 66.
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One thousand games not out

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Phil O’Meara must have played at least 1,000 games of cricket. And at 66 he is still achieving, this time at the Australian Over 60s national championships in Canberra. KEN PIESSE reports. More »

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Keeping a secret

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THE AUSTRALIAN Test team of 1890 were all at sea when they discovered the Tasmanian wicketkeeper they had chosen had never kept wickets GEOFF POULTER reports More »

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Anglers go green for cod

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WHO CARES if the footy’s over and the Spring Carnival is behind us? STEVE COOPER reveals that the real sport is about to start with the chase on for the glorious greenfish: AYE, it’s almost December, and thank cod for that! At least that’s what many devoted Mu... More »

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900 wickets: enough to rock a rookie

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THE ASHES DAY TWO: No one player – or either team — has yet taken the first Test by the scruff of the neck, but that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a lot happening on and off the field. RON REED tunes in: LIKE ALL debutants, Cameron Bancroft started with a bla... More »