Premier Cricket Round 9 – Review

  by Mic Rees Five of the nine clashes in last weekends Premier Cricket action ended in stalemates. There were centuries aplenty, nine in total, on a weekend when poor weather played a hand in determining a number of contests. I’ll start with an apology. In my Friday (9/12) preview I suggested clubs would have [Read more]

A Confederacy of Dunces* (Pt 1)

  Poor governance is as integral to the folklore of cricket as WG Grace’s girth and Spofforth’s demonic gaze. For every cricketer who ever thought Yes I Can, there’s usually been an administrator coming up with a reason why he couldn’t. The rule of egg-and-bacon-tied buffers from Lords became entrenched in the Victorian era and [Read more]