During the ODI world cup there has been continuous discussion amongst the commentators about the reaction of the crowds to the 2 Australian cheats. Eoin Morgan didn’t take a position and said he felt it wasn’t up to him to tell the fans what to do or think. Virat Kohli asked supporters not to boo… Read more »
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So, with the cricket world cup almost over, it’s time to start thinking about the main event of the cricketing summer: the Ashes! In the last installment England were once again soundly beaten down under, but they haven’t lost at home for 18 years. On paper both sides have some top players, so it looks like… Read more »
It’s been a long while since we shared our thoughts on the world of cricket. A lot has happened in that time. With England and Australia set to do battle once again, in both ODI and Test cricket for both men and women no less, it is high time we covered some of the last… Read more »
So the first test is over, and Australia maintained their long record of success at the Gabba to no great surprise here. So, what positives can we take from it?
Responsibility is a challenge for all of us at some time in our lives. Some of us develop it young, some never quite seem to grasp it at all. Life circumstances can help or hinder us, as can some luck along the way. Celebrities and public figures face the same challenges we all face, but… Read more »
It’s that time again — the nights are long, the air is cold, but soon the radio will fire into life and bring the sounds of Australian summer to our ears. Will England come back from the previous whitewash with a win (as they did in 2010-11, or will Australia complete a 3rd whitewash in… Read more »
So, the 2016 cricket season is over and the footballers are back dominating the tabloids and the TV. What did we make of this year in international cricket and domestic cricket.
So, Michael Clarke has announced his retirement from international cricket after the final Ashes test at the oval. Many have already paid tribute, we’re not so bothered about doing that. Here’s why.
With a few recent test matches finishing in 3 or 4 days, there has been talk in some quarters about reducing test matches to 4 days. We’d like to give a resounding no thanks sent back to any such ideas.
Congratulations to Steve Smith who has taken over the “Glen McGrath” professorship for the public understanding of Australian hubris. To be fair to McGrath, a man with over 500 test wickets, and integral member of one of the greatest sides of all time, he could be forgiven for thinking his side might whitewash England, although… Read more »