January17

A Tour but for The War

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This is an unusual book to say the least, but one that clearly appealed greatly to Martin

January05

Top 5 Test series upsets in 2010s

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‘Upset’ in sports terminology is a reference to an underdog doing the unimaginable by either holding a superior side for a draw/tie or defeating them. There is something about the ‘Rocky Balboa’ experience that excites our imagination. Perhaps, the fact that the less touted also have their moment to shine is what makes them connect with the viewers. It could mean anything from an inexperienced side stunning the world champions (Ashraful taking the fight to Australia and winning in Cardiff 2005) to a non-test playing Kenya entering the semi-finals of the 2003 World Cup in South Africa after having beaten the likes of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.

January05

Border Gavaskar Mid Series Review

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After India had been shot out for 36 in the first Test at Adelaide, there were two kinds of reactions which dominated the social media and cricket columns: One was of shock and horror at this unexpected turn of events after a balanced start to the Test with India in a lead going into day 3, while the other was to fight the fire which could have engulfed the team in case an inquisition was carried out.

January03

Golden Summers

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Fairfield Books is back after a year away – will the first of their post Stephen Chalke publications be up to the same standard as those that have gone before?

January03

One More Run

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Our favourite author has done an encore for his many admirers, as Stephen Chalke reprises a book he initially wrote and published at the turn of the millenium

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