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Second Test, Adelaide

Dogs of Warr

Dec 4, 2006: It is a bad sign when a bowler’s presence reminds you of another’s absence, as Anderson’s does Simon Jones with every innocuous over

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The Anti-Hick

Dec 3, 2006: The worst thing about Michael Hussey is his nickname

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Whose line is it anyway?

Dec 2, 2006: Leg-theory in Adelaide almost triggered a riot seventy-three years ago

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Second Test, Adelaide

Postcards from Adelaide Oval

Dec 1, 2006: Operating instructions in the upright urinals beneath the Favell-Dansie Indoor Cricket Centre

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Second Test, Adelaide

South Park Conservatives

Nov 30, 2006: In all, it is a ground on a scale and of a character a little more congenial to English visitors

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Touring

A little DIY

Nov 29, 2006: For a weekend cricketer, a spectacle like Steve Harmison’s travails on the first day at Gabba is always poignant

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What times! What habits!

Nov 28, 2006: Australian cricketers are abjectly inoffensive according to a questionaire which includes, among several things, the bad habits of first-class cricketers

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First Test, Brisbane

It never rains...

Nov 27, 2006: Rain here was always a phantom of English, and cricketing, imagination

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First Test, Brisbane

Time for a Commercial Break

Nov 26, 2006: Great concern this summer attended the arrival of the Barmy Army, whose songs, chants and general bonhomie, it was feared, would drown out Australian fans, and render Tests inhospitable – or, at least, interfere with time-honoured parochialism and

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First Test, Brisbane

Leading Exponents

Nov 25, 2006: The Ashes embodies cricket's most traditional format: five five-day Tests played in white by daylight

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A Tale of Two Lengths

Nov 24, 2006: The First Test looks like being a tale of two lengths

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First Test, Brisbane

One-Man Bureaucracy

Nov 23, 2006: Duncan Fletcher: The New Illy?

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Touring

Australia...you're standing in it

Nov 22, 2006: England face two challengers his summer: a team and a country

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Touring

The Sorrows of Young Marcus

Nov 21, 2006: One of the surprising features of Marcus Trescothick’s travails is that they should have befallen so consummate a professional

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Peter the Cat - Gideon Haigh

The mog that got into the mausoleum

Oct 13, 2006: Gideon Haigh takes us on a guided tour of a new anthology of Wisden obituaries that includes poets, pacifists, prime ministers...and a cat

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Darrell Hair

Nerves of steel and a heart of flint

Sep 28, 2006: The life and times of controversial umpire Darrell Hair

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Abe Bailey

'So much done, so little to do'

Sep 12, 2006: Gideon Haigh looks at the remarkable Abe Bailey, the man responsible for the ICC

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Roy Marshall

The finest kind of madness

Aug 23, 2006: Roy Marshall felt that cricket contained two kinds of madman: the fast bowler, because he expended his energies so wildly and thriftlessly; but also the opening batsman

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Ajit Wadekar

Serenity at its cold-blooded best

Aug 9, 2006:

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Charlie Blythe

Blythe's canvas immortality

Aug 1, 2006: Gideon Haigh looks at Kent's slow left-arm hero Charlie Blythe

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