Is the spirit of cricket dead?

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 Get ready for a broken F*&$!@% arm barks Michael Clarke at a bemused James Anderson in the latter part of the first ashes test between Australia and England. With those aggressive and crushing words the fire was lit between two of the longest standing rivals in cricket history. Never before had such volatile language been heard and translated to households across the world. Continue reading

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Is the spirit of cricket dead?

“Get ready for a broken (expletive) arm” barked Australian captain Michael Clarke at confused English fast bowler James Anderson at the back end of the First Ashes test in 2013. Tempers had flared over the course of the test and gotten so severe that Michael Clarke uttered the now famous words as a word of warning to Anderson and the rest of the English players. Continue reading