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Stroke of Genius: review

If you’re reading this, you’ll know the picture. You’ll probably know it by the name of its subject: Victor Trumper, for the image and the man have become melded in the cricketing imagination, reduced and enlarged to encompass each other. … Continue reading

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A Writing Reformation: Does Wisden Still Matter?

Flicking idly through an old Wisden, looking for a match report, I found myself in the Schools Cricket section. On one page, playing for Harrow against Eton at Lord’s in 2000, was a certain N.R.D. Compton. He was bowled by … Continue reading

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A Palpable Hit! DRS and Its Discontents

“A hit, a very palpable hit”! As Hamlet and Laertes lunge and parry to their unknowing deaths, one man stands apart from the pride, deception and murderous intrigue. Osric the courtier judges, casting the deciding verdict when the two fighters … Continue reading

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