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Charles Reynolds is a freelance sports writer and journalist. Specialising in cricket and South American football he is a regular contributor to The Independent as well as a range of other websites. Former U13s 3rd XI cricket captain. Aspiring Paralympian.

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England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron, Sport

England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron

While most English cricket fans were trying to recover from the nerve-shredding Ashes victory at Trent Bridge, one man was embarking on inflicting an even more extraordinary Australian defeat.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 17 July 2013 at 12:56 am

Why the real victims of Australia’s cricketing decline are the English, Sport

Why the real victims of Australia’s cricketing decline are the English

How is a generation raised on a masochistic diet of Glenn McGrath-induced top-order collapses and hour after gritty hour of Ricky Ponting’s batting meant to survive on this new uncertain opposition?

By | Sport | Wednesday, 10 July 2013 at 2:22 am

Mad Men ‘For Immediate Release’ – Season 6, episode 6, Arts

Mad Men ‘For Immediate Release’ – Season 6, episode 6

After last week’s episode of Mad Men, there was a slight sense that both the series and its characters had lost their direction, not to mention the sense of what had made things so great in the first place. The decision to put historical events centre stage was a departure from normal procedure with the result that things felt somewhat forced and more than a bit clunky.

By | Arts | Friday, 10 May 2013 at 12:42 am

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week five in the IPL, Sport

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week five in the IPL

Given its non-stop fixture list, ever-changing roster of players and overly promoted sponsors, the Indian Premier League can be a little hard to keep track of at times.

With that in mind, The Independent provides you with a team-by-team round up of this week’s action so you know your Sunrisers from your Super Kings and can stay on top of all the action from India.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 at 10:04 pm

Mad Men ‘The Flood’ – Season 6, episode 5, Arts

Mad Men ‘The Flood’ – Season 6, episode 5

Up till this point in the series, set in turbulent 1968, historical events have simply been simmering in the background.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 1 May 2013 at 11:02 pm

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week four in the IPL, Sport

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week four in the IPL

Given its non-stop fixture list, ever-changing roster of players and overly promoted sponsors, the Indian Premier League can be a little hard to keep track of at times.
With that in mind, The Independent provides you with a team-by-team round up of this week’s action so you know your Sunrisers from your Super Kings and can stay on top of all the action from India.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 1 May 2013 at 1:26 am

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week three in the IPL, Sport

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week three in the IPL

Given its non-stop fixture list, ever-changing roster of players and overly promoted sponsors, the Indian Premier League can be a little hard to keep track of at times.

With that in mind, The Independent provides you with a team-by-team round up of this week’s action so you know your Sunrisers from your Super Kings and can stay on top of all the action from India.

Here’s all that’s been going on in week three of T20 cricket’s biggest tournament…

By | Sport | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 at 2:55 am

Review of Mad Men ‘Collaborators’ – Season 6, episode 3, Arts

Review of Mad Men ‘Collaborators’ – Season 6, episode 3

Despite an opening scene that amusingly felt as if it was mere seconds away from descending into some kind of suburban swingers party, this week’s slice of Mad Men very much picked up where the ominous tone of the last one left off.

By | Arts | Thursday, 18 April 2013 at 4:41 pm

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week two in the IPL, Sport

Indian Premier League round up: All the action from week two in the IPL

Given its non-stop fixture list, ever-changing roster of players and overly promoted sponsors, the Indian Premier League can be a little hard to keep track of at times.
With that in mind, The Independent provides you with a team-by-team round up of this week’s action so you know your Sunrisers from your Super Kings and can stay on top of all the action from India.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at 8:30 am

Review of Mad Men ‘The Doorway’, Arts

Review of Mad Men ‘The Doorway’

If people tuning into the latest instalment of Mad Men were hoping that Don Draper’s much publicised trip to Hawaii would lend the opening episode a warm and upbeat feeling then they were sorely mistaken – the two-hour series premiere was bleak but compelling watching.

By | Arts | Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 1:01 am

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