For a variety of reasons I didn't do a normal cricket blog after Boxing Day 2009. I continued to pass comment on Twitter over the past month, however, and over the past few days I have been summarising, with annotations, my cricket-related tweets between December 27 and the present. Some tweets have been omitted for reasons of clarity or sanity, none have been internally edited.
under 19 world cup
Day One of the 2006 ICC Under-19 World Cup on Sunday after an opening ceremony on Saturday (report from Sunday Observer, plus the official ICC report). Winners on Sunday: Bangladesh over New Zealand, Australia over South Africa, Sri Lanka over Scotland and Zimbabwe over Ireland.
If you thought the first week of the Under-19 World Cup was going to be boring, think again. There's a very good chance that by Friday night, both the winner and runner-up of the 2002 competition might be finished for 2004.
Sixteen games in the first four days of competition, fourteen predictable results. Some of them quite comprehensive. Then on Wednesday, Nepal upset South Africa's applecart, beating the 2002 finalists by one wicket with two balls to spare after earlier in the day having them on the ropes at 62 for 7.