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The Teesra and other variations: Alan Tyers

Saeed Ajmal’s Teesra is the ball that’s got the whole world talking – and now other cricketers are making a bid to bring their signature delivery to a wider audience. Eyes peeled (and elbows straight) for … The Toesra A … Continue reading

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Cricket Letters to Santa

“I would like a copy of Graeme Swann’s book. Actually I would like every single copy and a big box of matches.” Can you guess who it is yet? Alan Tyers lists cricketers’ letters to Santa in January’s Issue of … Continue reading

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Adam Hollioake, boring Bicknell and cage fighting: Alan Tyers

Adam Hollioake has a blog. You can tell it’s his, because it says ADAM HOLLIOAKE a lot on every page, in big Alpha Male letters. It has green borders and a migrainey white-text-on-black-background thing going on, which suggests that the … Continue reading

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County Cricket loses appeal: Alan Tyers

By Alan Tyers at Marylebone Crown Court Serial offender County Cricket was once again back in the dock today as a court heard a plea to have its sentence of 16 games a season reduced to 14. Judge Lord Chief … Continue reading

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Sky pundit sacked for “totally unacceptable” comment about male cricketer

Sky Sports have ruthlessly sacked one of their longest-serving presenters after staggering comments he made off-microphone. Bob Willis has been the star of Sky’s The Verdict for several years, becoming a firm favourite with fans for his withering putdowns and … Continue reading

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How To Save Cricket: No. 2 – National Service

There are, as I see it, two major problems facing society today. The first has been exhaustively covered by people far cleverer, far more right-wing and far more jolly bloody angry than I am, but it can be summarised as … Continue reading

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How to Save Cricket: No. 1 – Reclaim it from the athletic

The first in a new series of How To Save Cricket… Inzy, Tubbs, Hollywood Shane. Colins Milburn and Cowdrey. The Big Ship. The Doctor himself. Fat men all, and men without whose considerable presences cricket would have been immeasurably diminished. … Continue reading

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Alan Tyers: Key Names React To The Andy Flower Appointment

Steve Harmison: “Andy has got broad shoulders. And nice long arms. That’s important in a coach, nice long arms. He could really be the sort of coach to put an arm round a player. Possibly give him a cuddle. That … Continue reading

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Alan Tyers: Belly At The MCC Game

This game is dead important so as we can prove that we are the best person to be number three for England so Nearly Coach Flower sent a txt msg to me and Keysey and Vaughany and says we should … Continue reading

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Charlotte Edwards: Thanks for the support, lads

England women’s team captain reveals* email exchange with male counterparts Andrew Strauss congratulated us on our most recent win, although he did say we should have batted on for another couple of hours to really make things safe. I tried … Continue reading

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