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Thursday, January 06, 2011


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I really liked Collingwood for his attitude and bloody mindedness on job at hand. He has been real servant of English cricket and was a likable character on the field. Good Luck to you Colly, wish you and English team well for the World Cup

Howe Zat

God dammit you stole my idea for a feature. Going to have to rewrite the whole thing now. :p

The Reverse Sweep

Sorry Howe Zat!


Spot on! Colly has been my favourite player too, and you're absolutely right to view this as a typically selfless move on his part. I feel sure that if England weren't riding the crest of this wave, and that if we didn't have such talent waiting on the sidelines pressing for a place (Morgan, Hildreth, Lythe etc.) then Colly would continue to make himself available for selection. But he realizes that the time is right for these guys, now (even if, for the one-off test match, I'd still have Colly above any of them), and so he steps aside with grace and dignity. What a player, and what a man! Thanks Colly!

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there are few people that are worth admiring and one of those in my opinion is Paul Collingwood, he is a real working class hero as you said it

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