BY DAN Look it’s been a surprising summer for a lot of us amateur selectors. First Tim Paine and Shaun Marsh come from nowhere and the selectors’ knee respectively to roundly not suck over the first two tests of the summer. And just when we were done licking our cranky twitter wounds, here comes Mitchell … More Things I Thought More Likely Than A Mitchell Marsh Double-Ton
Many may have questioned whether he deserved his 36th Test Innings but did Mitch Marsh just have his career defining moment? … More Is this the stuff that careers are made from?
Australia stand one win away from reclaiming The Ashes after their 120 run victory in Adelaide. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the Second Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – Second Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.
By Bozza A tremendous innings from Shaun Marsh has put Australia in a strong position in the second Ashes Test Match and rewarded the National Selection Panel’s illogical decision to recall him to the team. In his two tests back in the baggy green, Marsh could have done little more to repay the … More Credit where credit is due
After a gripping arm wrestle, Steve Smith’s men were able to record a 10 wicket win. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the First Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – First Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.
The rules are different for Shaun Marsh. When was the last time an average of 39 was enough to force your way back into the Test side? … More Australian Cricket Selectors: Logic not required
With the 400 mark well within his sights Smith seems to be in the process of setting a mark that will never be bettered.
With this in mind, in our first nod to ‘Cameron Smith Week’, we take a look at some of the pages his story will rest beside in the Tales of Unbreakable Records. … More Cameron Smith Week: The Unbreakable Records
BY DAN They say a fool and his money are soon parted. Cricket Australia is hoping to get its hands on some money in the future. The always profitable Ashes series is coming, and in the next couple of years, Cricket Australia going to make a lot of money from selling the rights to the Big … More A Fool And His Money
BY BOZ On Wednesday April 12th, The Pinch Hitters with Boz and Pav will be excitedly launched into the Podcasting world by me and my old friend Pav. We look forward to sharing our unique take on the news and view from the grandstand side of the sporting world. The Pinch Hitter moniker is not … More A Maverick Spirit – A History of Pinch Hitting
BY BOZZA A little like a broken record, this correspondent has pushed the barrow of Glenn Maxwell whenever discussing the number 6 position in the Australian test side. Throughout the summer The National Selection Panel (NSP) has looked in every other direction possible, seemingly in stubborn opposition to even considering the talented Victorian for the … More Maxwell Grabs His Chance