England-2016

REVIEW: BORDER’S BATTLERS

It may well have been the greatest Test match of all, better than The Oval 1926, Headingley 1948 and even Edgbaston 2005.

With all its sub-plots, spats, heroes and tension, it can be argued that Madras 1986 was even more thrilling than the original tied Test in Brisbane 1960.

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REVIEW: MY SONG SHALL BE CRICKET

Franklyn Stephenson was an extraordinary, innovative cricketer. First time at the MCG he took 10-46.  His slower ball became the most famed in English cricket. He was switch-hitting long before KP. He was the last to do the double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets.

Yet his career is forever underrated – and tainted.

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