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?
Posts By: Jon Scaife
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 »
This summer is of course an Ashes summer. An Ashes that is now comprehensively sealed in England’s favour. But before we go on to enjoy that victory, I’d like to take a few minutes to look back over the 2 series against New Zealand.
So, England have comprehensively wrapped up the Ashes with a game to spare. What a turn-around from 18 months ago where they were humiliated by an average Australian side. With such huge swings outcome over the past 3 Ashes series the talking heads have focussed on the conditions playing a huge part. Are they right… Read more »
We’ve had rather an extended hiatus over the last year or so with one author starting a family and myself particularly busy with work from September to May. But over the coming months we hope to get back to our best. And we couldn’t have come back to cricket time at a better time for… Read more »