The Footy Almanac Manning Clark Cricket Lecture delivered by Dan Brettig.

Dan Brettig delivered the Manning Clark Cricket Lecture at the Clyde Hotel last night. Here is the speech (which was followed by a lively q and a on cricket in Australia over the past decade.)

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