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Why the outrage over Butler’s comments must be put into perspective

We’re only a few weeks into 2020, but already the controversial topic of sledging in cricket has hit the news headlines. Sledging, for those unaware of its meaning, is the act of verbally intimidating or insulting an opposition player so as to try and gain an advantage over them. It has been a part of […]

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Stokes and Sibley steal the show in Cape Town test match

England’s recent victory in the second Test Match against South Africa has been applauded for a number of reasons, injecting a newfound sense of belief in a team that appeared to be mired in crisis. Injury problems, an illness that had run through the squad, and the disappointing run of away form in Test cricket […]

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Cricket World Cup Preview: the Front Runners- India & South Africa

Form: For South Africa, typically imposing. Dispatched West Indies with consummate ease in a recent 4-1 series victory, though the mess that their opponents find themselves in mean that is not perhaps the best guide. Nevertheless, they will arrive with supreme confidence and so they should. Sounds familiar, though, doesn’t it? India, on the other […]