articles by Geoff Lemon

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour diary: It's time to make sense of New Zealand's pain, England's joy, and the greatest final of them all

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon takes us on the roller-coaster ride with stories of covering the last few days of the World Cup which include the semis and the manic final between England and New Zealand that will go down as the best ODI in history of cricket

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Amid semi-final confusion, England and Australia are exactly where they are supposed to be

Edgbaston will start to fill, and another important chapter in Australia-England rivalry will be written. One that England need to win to avoid being haunted by it.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Don't forget to take a day off for Dublin, soul music, and Ellyse Perry's record haul

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon tells us about Women's Ashes in Leicester, Janelle Monae concert in Dublin, the conclusion of group stage and more

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Sherlock Holmes, India's high-visibility approach, and final West Indies flurry on the way out

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon talks about his experience at Baker Street, India-England clash in Birmingham and a final West Indies flurry in his tour diary

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Manchester nights, humid days, the Red Rose of Lancashire, and a day out at Lord's

Journalist Geoff Lemon pens down his experiences of Australia-England clash at the Home of Cricket before gushing to Manchester in the super fast train, where he is perplexed to see an artillery cannon being towed in middle of the town and more from his latest tour diary.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Indian crowd's exultant triumphalism and glowering despair, Lord’s media centre spaceship and more

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon narrates the experience of watching Indian fans at a game, what's inside the media centre’s aluminium bubble and Vic Marks' new book.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Rain, sunshine and green countryside in the changing moods of England's summer

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon narrates the experience of English weather, traveling through the English country side, a rare off day and more

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: India-Pakistan madness in Manchester, celebrating Shakib Al Hasan’s heroics with Bangladeshi delicacies and more

Geoff Lemon narrates his experience of covering the Australia-Sri Lanka game at The Oval before rushing to Manchester for the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash and more from his latest tour diary.

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Yuvraj Singh retires: I was on top of the mountain with 2011 World Cup, and then fell from the sky, recalls former India all-rounder

Of course, aside from the World Cup win, one of the main things that people associate with Yuvraj is the illness that he battled through, and the charity foundation he established afterward.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Watching David Warner's ton, more rains and Jason Roy fandom

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon tells us about watching David Warner's ton, English rains, drive down to Nottingham and the popularity of Jason Roy

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Commentary with Curtly Ambrose, Sri Lanka's fortuitous washouts, Kuldeep Yadav's wrist-spin academy and more

Read about doing radio commentary with Curtly Ambrose, taking trains in England and washouts as Australian journalist Geoff Lemon chronicles his experiences of covering 2019 Cricket World Cup in this tour diary.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Experiencing double-decker bus ride in Bristol, Tigers' roar in stands, England vs Pakistan on TV and more

A double-decker bus ride in Bristol, experiencing Bangladesh fan support at The Oval, Watching the World Cup come alive with Pakistan's win over England on Tv. Australian journalist Geoff Lemon chronicles his experiences of covering 2019 World Cup in this tour diary.

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The Final Word, World Cup 2019 Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss Bangladesh's massive win over Proteas

Cricket writers Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins analyse Bangladesh's gritty performance against South Africa in our daily podcast.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: England's winning start, Pakistan's bouncer misery, a dreary opening party and more

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon discusses the rain-plagued opening ceremony, the first two matches of the tournament and Chris from Love Island(?) in his World Cup tour diary.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour Diary: Melbourne to Bristol, colourful media day, Turkish tales, and more

Australian journalist Geoff Lemon chronicles his experiences of covering 2019 World Cup in this tour diary.

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Pakistan vs Australia: Aaron Finch and Co's dominant series sweep sends out a stern warning ahead of World Cup

Look out, because here comes Australia. The team that always seems to be in contention around World Cup time, the team that has won five trophies and made seven finals from 11 attempts.

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Pakistan vs Australia: Upbeat Aussies hope to record better memories in UAE against new-look hosts

An Australian team trying to find its way, and a Pakistan team with a totally new composition – it should make for a compelling contest in the upcoming series.

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BBL 2018-19 review: More games, less crowd; Dan Christian's chemistry with finals; Asian spinners' thunder Down Under

After two Melbourne teams faced off in the Big Bash final, the Renegades celebrated a remarkable comeback victory over the Stars. While the celebrations wrapped up, we were left to look back at the tournament as a whole.