World Cup: ‘Brazil Ready For The Kick-Off’

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In Rio de Janeiro, the sun has been a reluctant guest at Brazil’s World Cup party. On the eve of the tournament clouds have hung stubbornly to the hills above the city all week, obscuring the statue of Christ the Redeemer. If and when he does emerge, he may have his work cut out. This is a World Cup and a country in need of a bit of redemption. Brazil is a nation defined like no other by its national game. Pele, speaking at one of…

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Can Southee be Test cricket's greatest six-hitter?
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Southee has faced 994 balls in Test cricket and hit 45 of those for six, which essentially means that he hits a six every 22 balls or so. Post 2000 (consistent balls-faced data is not available prior to that), no player who has faced at least 500 balls ...