September 2009
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Benj Moorehead: The One Mystery Of The Series

September 18th, 2009 by Benj Moorehead in England, International, One-day cricket

There’s a begging question about this one-day series. It’s not about why it’s been scheduled at the end of an Ashes series, nor why there are a ridiculous number of matches. It’s not about England’s running between the wickets.

Not about why England win the toss and lose (Sachin Tendulkar says “we can tell the result of close to 75% of matches after the toss” – this series has proved him right). Nor is it about why not one England batsman apart from their captain has passed 50 in six matches (to think some people are worrying about their ability to score hundreds!). Read the rest of this entry »

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Peter Siddle: One-day success doesn't make up for Ashes defeat

September 18th, 2009 by peter siddle in One-day cricket, Test cricket, The Ashes


It’s started to get a bit colder now, which isn’t to my liking. The scheduling has shoved us up higher and higher as it gets colder, so it will be interesting in Durham on Sunday that’s for sure! This one-day series has gone excellently for the team; I’ve only played two games, but the boys have been playing real well and it’s been good to watch. To be up 6-0 at the moment is a little bit of reward at the end of a disappointing summer. It’s pleasing, but we will still leave with the disappointment of not having the Ashes.

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