After what has been a tormenting and agonising period in world cricket for England, both on and off the field, there’s the slightest glimmer of hope.
Peter Moores, sent packing by the England Cricket Board in the last week, continued to tread on razor-sharp glass shards as each day passed. Continue reading England’s dizzy heights, and a new future coach: the time is now
Hard worker? Check. Accumulator of runs? Check. Australian? Check.
Chris Rogers has toiled hard for his scores on both Australian and English surfaces. He has peeled off more than 20,000 runs at First Class level, and has an impressive 60 centuries to his name. Continue reading Cricket: More Than The Pitch: Chris Rogers
In this final Big Bash League series of previews, the Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers go under the hammer as we near the start of BBL|02.
The Strikers had a strong team but were somewhat underwhelming in terms of results. The Scorchers, meanwhile, made the BBL|01 and took it right up to eventual champions the Sydney Sixers.
The Strikers will be facing some tough competition, after losing key all-rounder Andrew McDonald to injury. The Justin Langer (coach) lead Scorchers have got firepower once again.
Key players include: Continue reading Cricket: Under The Microscope: Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers
Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden today announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Hayden, 40, played 103 tests for Australia, which yielded 8,625 runs and 30 centuries with a batting average of above 50. Continue reading Cricket: Hayden retires from all forms