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Mastery Of Conditions Part Of Cricket

Pakistan have previous when it comes to turning things around in major tournaments – with the 2017 Champions Trophy now garnering its fair share of ‘cornered tiger‘ references after Sarfraz Ahmed’s side upset tournament favourites and hosts England to reach Sunday’s Final.

Wednesday’s eight wicket victory was not just an example of the effectiveness of Pakistan’s bowling attack – sans Mohammad Amir due to back spasms – but also their superior ability to master the conditions.

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 13

Writer and broadcaster Adam Collins (@CollinsAdam) of ABC Grandstand, ESPN Cricinfo, Wisden Almanack and more joins me to discuss the contractual stalemate between Cricket Australia and its players.

We also discuss the upcoming Women’s World Cup, Dale Steyn’s absence from South Africa’s tour of England this summer and the retirements of Pakistani stars Misbah-Ul-Haq and Younis Khan.

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NOTE: Sorry about the slight sound issues on my end…

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 8

Matt Davies of The Nottingham Post is my guest on the latest One Stump Short Podcast.

We discuss Nottinghamshire’s rollercoaster season, the club’s future and look ahead to the Third Test between England and Pakistan.

(Note – There were some technical issues with my mic/line. Apologies in advance!)

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 7

ESPN Cricinfo’s Jarrod Kimber joins me on the latest One Stump Short Podcast to discuss England’s series against Pakistan and the two division Test system.

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Funny What One Test Can Do…

So in the space of four days Test cricket has been saved, Pakistan have earned the the respect they deserve and the traditional hand ringing over England’s team selection will now continue in earnest.

Not bad for a few days work…

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