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The Hundred – the other side of the coin

Guest post by Annie Chave, who questions the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) reasons for introducing The Hundred, a new extra-short form of cricket at the height of the 2020 season, and explains the ‘Oppose The 100’ campaign. I … Continue reading

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Howzat? England wins The Ashes on Twitter

England’s cricketers didn’t just win The Ashes – the historic Test match cricket series against Australia – they also won the battle on Twitter.

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Why are sports bosses so scared of social media?

England’s cricketers are the latest professional athletes to face the prospect of a ban from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. It seems a drastic measure, and one which will upset the many followers of players such as Graham Swann and Kevin Pietersen, but sports organisations do seem particularly scared of social media. Continue reading

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