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My Favourite Cricketer: Wasim Akram by Daniel Brigham

“Attempts to interrupt playground games of Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles to initiate conversations about Wasim’s 7-for at Wellington (God bless Ceefax) were futile; friends knew and wanted to hear about Goochy, Tuffers and Ramps.” Daniel Brigham discusses his … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: Don't count on Ashes draws

“Ignore Ashes history at your peril” wrote Edward Craig on Tuesday. It was a warning to the many English journalists who prematurely believe the Ashes are in the bag (or in the Urn, really). After all, England don’t tend to … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: Congratulations Tamim – TWC's Test Player of the Year

Bangladesh’s opening batsman Tamim Iqbal is The Wisden Cricketer’s Test Player of the Year for 2010. On the day that Bangladesh recorded their first series victory against top-flight opposition with a win against New Zealand, Tamim’s enormous bat beat off … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: Ian Bell, Ashes hero

Shane Warne might choke on his chips, but Ian Bell could win England the Ashes. That’s right. The Shermanator, the man whose startled, terrified expression made the Andrex puppy look like Cujo, could be the unlikely batting hero Down Under.

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Daniel Brigham: ECB bungling means EPL is an accident waiting to happen

There are very few good things to come out of the credit crunch but here’s one: the scaling down of the ECB’s rival to the IPL, the EPL. Gone are the two overseas teams, with the ECB blaming it on … Continue reading

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TWC's Tuesday Chat: Angus Fraser

In the second of TWC.com’s new weekly interview feature, Daniel Brigham interviews Angus Fraser Fraser recently left the press box behind to try and turn around Middlesex’s fortunes as their managing director. He talks about bad blood in the county’s … Continue reading

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