Jacques Kallis (photo: The Guardian)
When an international cricket player can score more than 25,000 runs and take almost 600 wickets across all formats, you know you have a keeper.
Jacques Kallis may have officially announced his retirement from all international forms of cricket (having stepped down from test cricket in December of 2013), but the presence and impact he made on the game is forever.
Continue reading Cricket: Jacques Kallis one of a Protea kind
Darren Lehmann (image from Fox Sports)
Australian cricket is getting a makeover. No, the logo has not changed. Instead, the coach has.
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?
Brisbane Heat 2011/2012
Hobart Hurricanes and Brisbane Heat will kick off the Big Bash League‘s first double header of the season tonight at the Gabba.
Daniel Vettori injured and having to pull out of the Heat campaign, and Cricket South Africa not willing to release paceman Dale Steyn for his one-off game, the Brisbane Heat will be needing to make a couple of changes to its squad.
They face strong opposition in BBL|01 semi finalists the Hobart Hurricanes. The purple army has strengthened its side in BBL|02, retaining the big-hitting
Travis Birt, wily spinner Xavier Doherty, and have secured Ricky Ponting for the entire competition after his retirement from the Australian squad. Continue reading Cricket: Twenty20 BBL: Heat v Hurricanes Match Preview