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Posts by Jamie Bell
Notes From Long Slip
"Long slip" is an outdated cricket term that, essentially, equates to short third man in modern cricketing field placements. In a sport with so many unique, and often confusing, terms, long slip is...
Lieutenant Bannerman of Bluff
On A Foreign Field
James "Banny" Bannerman played for Otago and Southland between 1906 and 1915. Although he appears to have never quite fulfilled his cricketing potential, from all accounts he was an exuberant and joyful cricketer....
Of Sandman and Grimmett
Anyone who has done historical research will appreciate just how hard it is to wrap up your story. Here at the New Zealand Cricket Museum, the story of the spin duo of Don...
Enter Donald Sandman
Unless you play cricket for St Albans, where a cup is named in his honour, most New Zealanders won’t know the name, Donald McKay Sandman. Like so many of the players who represented...
The Reverse Fred
Controversy, Superstition & Innovation
Thanks to T20 cricket, the 'reverse sweep' and 'switch hit' are pretty common shot types to hear commentators mention, some with more excitement than others - we're looking at you DK Morrison. But...
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