links for 2006-05-06

  • Jones out. Lewis in. Tame dismissal for Cook, but sound temprament
  • This is how large organisations should blog. Look and learn. The scribblers behind BBC Sport should offer some really cool insights into working at the Beeb, editorial decisions and so on. Brilliant.
  • Went here Friday. It was good. Much beer drunk, much shouting at the dogs. Quality night out
  • £2000 for the reg plate “W10 KET”. Oh dear.
  • “This is an exciting opportunity to own Trevor Bailey’s (Essex & England Bowler and Middle Order Batsman) MCC Touring Blazer from the England tour of the West Indies 1953-54″ reads the description on eBay. How, though, is Bailey’s blazer exciting?
  • “This season, the region will bid farewell to two historic cricket grounds — Bourda in Guyana and the ARG in Antigua”
  • Love him or hate him, he’s been an astonishing player for South Africa
  • Matthew Hayden on domination, defeat and the hand of God
  • “It was a real coup to get Troy back here,” said Andrew Hilditch, Australia’s chairman of selectors. “It was quite clear from last year’s Ashes just how good a job he did with England’s quicks. They were awesome. We are very happy with our batch of quicks
  • England’s problems might be worrying, but Sri Lanka’s troubles are in a different league