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How to win in India the “Hi-Tech” way

Cricketing tours of India are well known for oppressive conditions and terrible pitches. Not to worry though, Peter Zitterschlager has the solution.

A short story based on Bruce Dawe’s “Drifters”

Mickey Randall finds the perfect inspiration for a story in “Drifters,” Bruce Dawe’s timeless poem.

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Almanac Summer: Multi-tasking

Jamie ‘Igor’ Simmons with a little Summer inspired multi-tasking.

The death and births of ODIs

As T20 cricket continues to eclipse its 50-over cousin, Crankypete fondly remembers the first birth of ODI cricket.

Bold sporting predictions… for 2037

Twenty years have passed, and the world of sport has undergone a semi-revolution. Luckily, Hamish Neal is here to guide us through 2037’s sporting landscape.

The Land of my fathers: or whoevers!

With Johan Botha now an Australlan citizen, Glen is weighing up the argument for a leadership role for him in Australian cricket – which moves him to ask you to come up with all those players who have donned the caps of two nations.

Thanks from young Aidan

A short message to the Almanac community from Aidan Hammond. [I reckon Aidan might be nine years old – JTH]

Girls (and Boys) of Summer

Paddy Grindlay previews this year’s summer of football, with AFL Women’s taking centre stage. [Yes, summer of footy – Ed]

Almanac Music: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds live in Ballarat

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds made their return to the road in Ballarat on Sunday, as John Butler watched on.

Almanac Poetry: A greeting from Bruce Dawe

John Harms has just received a beaut greeting card from Bruce Dawe. Here’s why.

Almanac Book Review: Mister Football reviews The Doggies Almanac at The Roar

Well, we’d have to be happy with this review. Thanks Mister Football.

Blinds Deaf and Clueless. Four things you will never see?

Don’t want to be adjudged out Timed Out, Handling the Ball, Hitting the Ball Twice or Obstructing the Field while batting? Local cricket umpire Phil Hill explains some of these lesser known Laws of Cricket.

Australia’s All-Rounder Obsession: The alternative options

The number six spot in the Australian Test side has undergone plenty of change. Scana weighs into the debate with a few alternative options for the position.

Cricket in Hell

P. Pete resurrects an old piece he wrote about cricket, first published in his book Viv Tufnell: the book before the sequel.

Tennis anyone?

Worried about the lack of interest at his local tennis club, Joeya shares his opinions and predictions for the upcoming Australian Open.

BBL06 – The Other Elephant In The Room

Kent Winzer follows Thursday’s BBL clash between the Renegades and Hobart, as the Hurricanes, thanks to a record-breaking century from Ben McDermott, win it at the death.

Women’s Footy: 25 players to watch out for in the inaugural season

With the women’s footy league starting up in a few weeks time Alex Docherty profiles 25 players we are going to see a lot of during this first season.

Almanac Film Review: SOLD

Neil Drysdale reviews the confronting film SOLD which exposes human trafficking as a worldwide problem and an issue that governments have a responsibility to tackle individually and collectively.

Presenting…The Doggies Almanac 2016

It was such a brilliant season we just had to celebrate the Bulldogs magnificent premiership. Presenting…….The Doggies Almanac. Read about this special extra edition of the Almanac and order your copy here.