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

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 … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: "It left us empty inside"

I’m in Paris at the moment as the coaching staff have given me time off between the Test matches and the one-dayers next week. I’m not in the squad for the two Twenty20 matches, so I’ve come over here with … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: Oval biggest game of my career

This Oval Test is without doubt the biggest game of my career. Every Test match is important but there is so much riding on this. Being an Aussie it compares to an AFL grand final – a huge occasion with … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: Ramps? It's funny in a way

It’s been nice to have a couple of extra days off after the win at Headingley, we’ve stayed up in Leeds and have just been taking it easy before we head down to Kent for the Lions match, which has … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: Headingley a must-win game for Australia

You may have read in the press that few of us went and watched Altrincham versus the Manchester United reserves on Tuesday night, which was good fun. I used to play as a kid and I’m a big Liverpool fan … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: You can't worry about being dropped

We’ve had a week or so now to take stock of the first two Tests. The enormity of the occasion and the tour, and the excitement of playing is still there, we are just frustrated that at this point we … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: Bell for KP? We're happy with that

So KP has had his operation and is out for the rest of the series. It’s always a relief when a player of his quality is not going to be available. It’s very handy for us, he’s a great player … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: "I'm not afraid to bowl the short ball"

I enjoyed my battle with Graeme Swann in the first Test. It was the excitement of the moment and the clash – that’s the way I play. I bowl my best when I’m fired up so I like to get … Continue reading

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Peter Siddle: Bring on the Ashes crowds

Peter Siddle, the Australian bowler, is blogging weekly for thewisdencricketer.com throughout the Ashes. We’re just about set for the first Test and we’re feeling confident. Having looked at the pitch it looks like a good cricket wicket – nice and … Continue reading

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