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Bret Lee; my favourite of the really fast bowlers.

If he makes a return to cricket, his test cricketing days are over.   It’s not really a surprise that he is bowing out of the longer form,  at 33 and with a history of injuries, one of which he has yet to overcome,  it’s very sad but also probably a good idea.  On the upside he was bowing at 95 mph during the pictured match, and took 5 for 49 in 9 overs.   So if his elbow comes good, it will still be a thrill to see him play.  Let’s hope his elbow does the right thing!

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No matter if it’s limited overs or Test cricket Tendulkar can pull the goods out of the bag.  Today it was the first double century in a one day match, against strong opposition; the South Africans.  Well done Sir!  [And that was some wagon wheel too!]

And yes – a picture of Tendulkar as a Test bowler – what else did you expect from this blog?

In the second ODI against India, England women’s top bowler struck with 5 for 22, a career best.  This time in a tight 3 run win over India.  Jenny Gunn also did well adding 64 runs and 2 wickets at 38.