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Trevor Bayliss, head coach of England

Submitted by Rick Eyre on May 27, 2015 - 7:38am

Trevor Bayliss is one of those rare breed of New South Wales cricketers - one who never seriously threatened for Australian selection! A consistent batsman in Sheffield Shield cricket over a number of years while the Waughs, Taylors and Bevans were spending much of their time away on Test or one-day duty.

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February Foolishness: My picks in the 2015 Cricket World Cup

Submitted by Rick Eyre on February 14, 2015 - 8:12am

In the US they have March Madness. The 64 team knockout contest in men's basketball where fans fill out their bracket and attempt to pick, before the tournament commences, all 63 winners right down to the Championship game. In that futile tradition I give you my February Foolishness, as I attempt to pick the winners of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

48 Tweets To Make You Feel That All Is Good With West Indian Cricket

Submitted by Rick Eyre on January 16, 2015 - 10:58pm

Whycliffe "Dave" Cameron has not exactly had a stellar two years in the hot seat as President of the West Indies Cricket Board. But you'd never know it from his Twitter feed.

The decline of the Gatorade drinks break

Submitted by Rick Eyre on January 7, 2015 - 1:41pm

Some photos from my personal archives demonstrate how the presence of the Gatorade has evolved, and ultimately deteriorated, at the drinks break of Test matches during the Australian summer. (And probably how the standards of mobile phone photography have improved.)

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