The on-field leader, Clarke demands and takes responsibility for his now former charges, as of the end of the Ashes series. Continue reading Clarke’s career beats everything else
Some have already cemented their places with some fine performances over the past six months, Ryan Harris included. Continue reading Harris the weapon, everyone else playing follow the leader
What we saw across the months of July and August was highly thrilling cricket, yet laced with controversy.
The Ashes provided the ground, TV and radio audiences with some super displays of batting and bowling, along with some very dubious decisions and skill errors. Continue reading Cricket: Five things we learnt from the Ashes
Darren Lehmann was last Monday instated as the new national coach, replacing Mickey Arthur. A good choice as a new coach? Certainly. Under controversial circumstances? Yes. Continue reading Cricket: Lehmann the right man for the job – can he turn it around?
What is currently going right with the Australian team?
Granted, those who come in to the test side means that the line-up becomes different to the recently completed Champions Trophy; but it does not change the fact that, on current form, Australia is falling behind the stronger teams in world cricket. Continue reading Cricket: Champions Trophy campaign over, fragile Australia looking to Ashes
Cricket is in the blood of all Australians. It’s our summer sport; we play it in the backyard, at a BBQ, on the street, on a field, anywhere we can find space.
For that matter, we become so engrossed in it, we can’t turn away.
Welcome to a list of 10 moments I have compiled (with the help of some Twitter discussion) of Australian cricket moments of the 21st century. They are not listed in any particular order. Continue reading Cricket: 10 great Australian cricket moments of the 21st century
The Australian cricket summer took a series of unexpected twists and turns. From the series loss to South Africa, to the Aussies losing several pace bowlers to injury, it was a long and toiling summer.
Two players who stood the test of summer were Phil Hughes and Peter Siddle. The battler and the workhorse were prime indications of players who had worked hard to prepare themselves for the test (and in Hughes’ case, the one-day) series. Continue reading Cricket: Players In Focus: Peter Siddle and Phil Hughes