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Ravi Bopara reveals that England's latest attempts to foster team unity revolve around swapping preserves with one another.
Rumours that Kevin Pietersen has been excommunicated as a result of his hugely disappointing green tomato chutney are yet to be confirmed. Incidentally, the one-day international side's monthly cake sale will be taking place on the 14th of the month at the village hall. As ever, a prize will be awarded for the best Victoria sponge.
Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew got home five hours late following a "boozy lunch". He felt he had incurred the wrath of his wife and therefore planned ahead.
"Wisden down underpants time..."
Is this a regular thing?
The tough times
Tasmania's James Faulkner knows what he wants.
The rude awakening
Scott Styris has been seeing the sights in Papua New Guinea.
If you're the kind of person who struggles to recognise Merv Huges, you may want to go for an eye test. Equally, if you're the kind of person who slaps someone you suspect of being Merv Hughes, you may want to book an appointment with a psychologist and also a bed in intensive care.
Stuart Broad's been mistaken for himself.
While Matthew Hoggard's been mistaken for a man who's 6ft 10in.
Or maybe the spectator in question is just a really big Will Jefferson fan and asks all cricketers to sign pictures of their one true hero.
The golden opportunity
The life of AB de Villiers is rich with possibilities.
Sleeping or staring blankly out of the window. So many opportunities.
Murali Kartik warned Somerset batsman Alex Barrow.
The divided opinion
Shaun Pollock needs to source some yeast extract.
You usually hear that phrase being used to refer to the likes of Kevin Pietersen - players who polarise opinion. You're more of a marmalade man, Shaun: fairly inoffensive, but you get the job done. Also, you're orange-coloured.
The intimidation factor
Wayne Parnell's heard the news about Andrew Flintoff's change of career.
Surely if you were going to be stuck in the ring with any heavyweight, you'd pick the one who was actually a cricketer and not a boxer.
Alex Bowden blogs at King Cricket
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