FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintYou may well have heard of the ongoing "culture wars" dividing modern society (basically just a glorified term for the actions of certain men who want to play computer games without being told to tidy their rooms) - but news has reached the Light Roller this month of a far more serious rift. The normally carefree troupe of globetrotting hipsters known as the Australia cricket team has split into rival factions based around their preferences for coffee. … [Read more...] about The coffee wars are going to create latte problems for Australia
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Ponting admires Smith's talent but indicated after the Pakistan series in July that his batting was not quite at the elite standard. After Australia's performances over the past two Tests, he is definitely worth a try, although making him the side's motivator seems an extra burden for someone so fresh. … [Read more...] about Joker role for Steven Smith
"When guys are starting to find things a bit tough mentally from just living in the bubble, being able to get out - even if it might just be a few days of being normal might be a real help. Those conversations need to be had," he said. … [Read more...] about Steve Smith says ‘no chance’ of playing Big Bash League
FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintIn the current IPL, the Chennai Super Kings have won and lost a match by ten wickets. Has any other side done this in the same season? asked Vinay Ramachandran from Indiaover the Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah last week was only the 13th by such a margin in the IPL; CSK's thumping of the Kings XI Punjab in Dubai earlier this month was the 12th. … [Read more...] about How many IPL teams have won and lost a match by ten wickets in the same season?
"I just have to keep my clarity. The moment you lose clarity of what you want to do, that's when everything gets side-tracked. The bounce-back ability needs to be good. As a new-ball and death bowler, you are going to get hit for six, you will get inside-edges for fours. It is about how you fix the next ball. If the next ball gets hit for a six, then just bowl the next, keep repeating, give your best. You have to continue to get better. Like I said, I've been very lucky, I have got wickets, I haven't been hit for runs. I hope it continues, if it doesn't it is about how you limit it. It is a tough game, but I enjoy doing it." … [Read more...] about ‘It’s nice to feel important’ – ‘Blessed’ Chris Morris on bond with RCB, chatting with Dale Steyn, and more