Author Archives: neilmanthorp

Infectious outbreak hits test cricket

Unaccustomed as we are to seeing professional cricket administered and played to rules and regulations which have a basis in common sense, it looks like we might just have to get used to it. Every single one of the recent … Continue reading

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Go Faster stripes for KG & Polly

Every now and then a sponsor really goes out of its way to do something a bit different. I have said for a long time that sponsors, by and large, can be taken for granted and under-appreciated in the world … Continue reading

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AB skips Bangladesh… for Zimbabwe?

Perhaps AB de Villiers didn’t feel he would be ready for the Bangladesh test series – maybe he needs some more cricket in his arms and legs. Or, and I happen to believe this is entirely fair enough and reasonable, … Continue reading

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Protea doom and gloom…?

No, I don’t think so. It’s easy to criticise a losing team – far too easy. It is much harder to be optimistic about one or even praise one. Well, let’s try and do something about that. For its combatants … Continue reading

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Dale Steyn aiming for Bangladesh

Dale Steyn’s frustrating absence from the game since November last year is almost over. The great fast bowler is finally back in the nets and bowling and, if his recovery goes according to plan, he’ll be back up to full … Continue reading

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