The second test preview is here; it could more or less be a repeat of the first test preview, although this time there would be more supporting evidence of the inevitability of it all. For those that want the second test individually previewed in more detail and with a more Australian bias I give you … More Second test preview: the inevitability of it all
BY HERMAN Alex Doolan looks like a modern cricketer. He is chiseled and athletic. His technique looks like a top order batsmen’s technique should look. He is elegant, together, composed. Shaun Marsh is a wonderful batsman to watch when he is scoring runs. He has the sort of technique that makes hard things look easy. … More He looks like a cricketer
BY DAN October is a sneaky good sports month this year. Cricket fans have the good fortune of a prime-time test series. Monday mornings have been made great with the return of the NFL to free-to-air TV in Australia. Rugby League has an international tournament. Kurtley Beale is making us all wonder how the hell … More THE NBA IS BACK!
BY BEN So in case you missed it the four nations started last night. Who cares? No one really, but I’ll push on. I’m a league fan who proudly supports the Raiders and Queensland through the good times and the bad. However when it comes to international rugby league I usually cheer for the Kiwis … More Four Nations Tournament: F@#k Australia, Carn England.
BY DAN There seems a conventional view that the Australian Test team is on the brink of leading the world again. That a new positivity forged under Darren Lehmann has engendered a kind of cricket capable of winning at home and away. But it is worth cautioning such optimism- Australia has yet to solve its … More A preview of sorts: Australia vs Pakistan
Editor’s note: This is the work of Dan. Please don’t associate Geoff Marsh love with our other correspondents. It borders on ridiculous in hindsight. When I was young my favourite cricketer was Geoff ‘Swampy’ Marsh. Renowned for his dour but effective approach to batting, Marsh spent 50 tests and more than a hundred one day … More The Importance of Sport