A Matter Of Trust

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

Nation Shocked Waugh May Have Been Voice of Reason

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

Technical Bias

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

Selectors Shock at Australian, Marsh brothers, failure

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