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Super Sporting Sunday Topped By England Test Win

It was sports fan in sweet shop Sunday today with a plethora of sport to leave this bleary eyed fan (who had, of course, stayed up till some ridiculous hour to watch Adam Peaty’s 100m breaststroke semi-final) in a tizzy about what to watch.  It was time for every electronic implement on hand to be switched on – the TV, the internet, the phone and the radio (God knows what my electricity bill will be – probably about the same as reigning Olympic champion gymnast … Read the rest

Cook’s Cracking Captaincy Silences Naysayers

With one gesture, England captain Alastair Cook sent the cricketing universe into collective meltdown.

How could he do such a thing?  What was he thinking?  Hadn’t he consulted a meteorologist?  Why didn’t England have a meteorologist?  Surely these days they had staff to cater for every need?  Although, considering the 2nd Test Match against Pakistan was being played at Old Trafford, Manchester (the cricket version, not the Theatre of Dreams), it didn’t need an expert to guess that rain was going to fall at some … Read the rest