BY DAN Australian cricket is in a perilous situation. Not just because it’s captain, vice-captain and another player were suspended for sandpapering the ball (as well as possibly the most incompetent cover up since Watergate). Not just because it lost a test series at home to India for the first time in 71 years. But … More A Matter Of Trust
BY DAN AND HERMAN The Australian cricketing public is today coming to terms with the fact that Mark Waugh may have been the sole voice of reason during his time on the National Selection Panel. Increasingly bizarre and erratic selection decisions are leading many to believe that Waugh may have actually been a calming influence … More Nation Shocked Waugh May Have Been Voice of Reason
BY DAN Peter Handscomb was dropped before Christmas from the Australian test team. Ostensibly this was because of his less than stellar performance in the first two tests of the Border-Gavaskar trophy. For most, the explanation of this lack of runs came down to a simple, but erroneous explanation: Handscomb’s technique is not transferable to … More Technical Bias
BY DAN AND BEN Cricket Australia is in talks to bring Usain Bolt into the One-Day cricket team in what is believed to be an attempt to raise the profile of the short(ish) form. Insiders believe that interest in the game is in dire straits after Australia lost its 17th game in 19 matches this … More Bolt To Save ODI Cricket?
BY DAN The Australian Selectors are in utter shock after revelations the Marsh brothers might not be the spine of a stable middle order. Speaking after Australia lost 10 for 60 in a collapse for the ages, chairman of the National Selection Panel Trevor Hohns said he was shocked the Western Australian brothers weren’t able … More Selectors Shock at Australian, Marsh brothers, failure
BY ROB Cricket Australia has unveiled the National Test team’s attire for the upcoming summer, and the uniform has taken some brave new directions. The new duds “In response to the fiasco and fallout in South Africa we have made some considered changes to the playing kit. Gone are the temptations of pockets and waistbands, with … More Australia’s New Summer Threads
Man of the Match last night but will getting Australia home count for more than some doubts about what he does in the nets? … More Don’t be fooled, he could still train smarter
What’s more important the agreed laws of the game or a disputed undocumented series of conventions? … More The Spirit of Cricket?
BY BOZZA They’ve done it again. Not content with their summer of selection shocks, the NSP has again managed to surprise with their choice of replacement for the injured Chris Lynn. A mere 1084 days after Cameron White played his last ODI, the man known as Bear has been brought back in from the cold. … More The Bear comes in from the cold
Australia ended a dominant series 4-0 winners. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the Fifth Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – Fifth Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.