Archive for February, 2010

For Cricinfo today Martin Williamson writes on the seventh and final rebel tour to South Africa. As with his previous piece on the 1982 tour, it will not be unfamiliar to Rebel Tours readers.

PS No such thing as bad publicity? Not Another Cricket Blog does not need to read The Rebel Tours to be filled with self-righteous indignation.


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We are in the new issue of Sports Illustrated, India. No, sadly not the swimsuit issue, but with an article on the final, disastrous Gatting tour and South Africa’s subsequent international return at Eden Gardens:

In a cacophony of noise and smoke, firecrackers joining forces with Calcutta’s early morning smog and humidity, Mohammad Azharuddin shook hands with Clive Rice. The India captain tossed a coin and invited his South African counterpart to call. “I now know,” Rice said afterwards, “how Neil Armstrong felt when he stood on the moon.”

The magazine is out now.

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