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WSC Super Tests Project (...again!)

New Card Development World Series Cricket

I wrote some time ago about doing a pack for the World Series Cricket Super Tests and, possibly, the one day games. For those interested, this is my next project. I hope to base the Super Tests on the actual stats of each Test and produce a card for everyone who played at least three Test matches.  In the meantime, while you're waiting, I've linked to the intro to the Super Tests from the Nine Network that was shown when they were originally played way back in 1978.

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Vale Tony Greig

Great Players In The News World Series Cricket

Vale Tony Greig

Very sad news. I have just surfed to Cricinfo and seen that Tony Greig has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. He was only 66. What a very sad thing. My wife worked with him briefly in the 90s when we were building web sites for the Nine Network in Sydney and she always speaks of their brief meeting with fondness, saying he was a very nice man. Recently he has slowly been recognised for his important role in modernising the game, and with his lecture at Lord's last year, he has started to be forgiven by the...

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Minden gets mention in the Guardian

In The News

Okay, so it was in the Over by Over account of second day of the Fourth Test in Nagpur, but it was there and quite fun to see. What was there I hear you ask? Nothing but a mention of the finest cricket stats based board game this side of the black stump. And it was fun to see the usage spike, and we sold a small handful of games to boot. So, a big thanks to long time Minden Playing Card Cricket supporter, Phil P, who sent in an email to the Over by Over team at the Guardian...

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