BY PETE The sixth edition of the Big Bash comes to an end tomorrow night with the Perth Scorchers playing host to the Sydney Sixers. It’s been another incredibly successful season for the BBL, which has seen average crowds grow to over 30 thousand. This places the BBL in elite company; in fact there are … More The Big Smash Hit
BY DAN AND BEN MELBOURNE: A local man has expressed that he’s looking forward to hearing Mark Waugh verbalise his confused thoughts on national selection during tonight’s Big Bash League. John Marsh of Essendon loves listening Waugh try to justify, rationalise and find meaning in the decisions he and his fellow members of the National Selection Panel … More Local Man Looking Forward to Mark Waugh’s Commentary
We keep making podcasts. You can listen here or maybe just suscribe on your favourite podcast app. On this one we talk the Chris Gayle furore, the success of short form cricket this summer, and the NBA’s new public service announcement. It’s fun. Seriously.
BY DAN By now you’re aware that Chris Gayle gave one of the more controversial interviews of recent times to Channel 10 Reporter Mel McLaughlin during the Big Bash League game between the Melbourne Renegades and Hobart Hurricanes. In this interview, Gayle asked his interviewer out for a drink, complemented her eyes and told her … More Workplace Behaviour
BY JONESY Tonight 43 year-old Brad Hogg will take the field with youthful abandon and skip around for the Scorchers in their Big Bash League Semi Final. On Thursday night 35 year-old Tim Cahill defied both physics and age to score two cracking goals for Australia in the Asian Cup. Come February 2, 37 year … More Dudes that are old and still heaps good at stuff.
Recently we at the Sportress undertook a rigorous, scientific examination of the personalities of some of our greatest cricketers. How you ask? By examining who they followed on twitter. What we found was surprising. For starters, if you play cricket you think Hamish and Andy are funny. It was so consistent that we now think … More The Company We Tweet II: Big Bash League Edition
BY BEN In case you missed it last night Glenn “The Big Show” Maxwell had an absolutely spectacular first ball leave. It’s one of those one’s where you really are left wondering what is going through his head. Was he hanging with some shady bookmakers? Hangover over from Christmas party? Re-asserting his claim for the … More Great leaves in human history