ICC World Cup, Semi Final-New Zealand v South Africa

Tuesday night’s 2015 ICC World Cup semi final at Eden Park will be remembered as one of the all-time greats. The home side under enormous pressure to deliver, the South Africans desperate to progress beyond the semi final stage. A great report from Luke Reynolds

The Ballad of Watto

Set to the tune of the Australian Crawl classic ‘Errol’, The Ballad of Shane Watson; in which Luke Reynolds presents a portrait of Australian cricket’s most vexing selection versus performance dilemma.

ICC World Cup 2015 – Day 1: Co-hosts on fire

Luke Reynolds takes us around the grounds for Day 1 of the ICC World Cup. Catch up with action from the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Hagley Park Christchurch, and the Pomborneit Recreation Reserve. A grand day for the home teams.

Blackcaps for Boxing Day

Looking ahead to next summer’s cricket fixturing, Pomborneit CC’s finest – Luke Reynolds – presents the case for the Windies to be relegated to support act, and for the Kiwis to be promoted to the big stage on Boxing Day.

MCG Test, Australia v India-Day Two: Passing the Baton to new generations

Luke Reynolds tells how Stephen Smith won the hearts and mind of his young sons on their first day of Test Cricket.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day One: Captain’s Knocks Both Sides Of The Tasman

After a Christmas Day of travelling for lunch then back home for some hard fought cricket on my hand-crafted pitch at home before a late dinner, I was looking forward to a day on the couch watching some quality Test cricket from the Aussie and Indian teams. While Boxing Day was indeed spent on the [Read more]

The Legend of The Pink Shirt

Who would have guessed that a simple pink shirt could possess such motivational powers for an indoor cricket team?

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day One: Tributes

There’s light at the end of a very dark tunnel for cricket lover Luke Reynolds

Jack Russell, Wicket-Keeping Genius

Luke Reynolds profiles a cricketer of unassuming skill and grace, who somehow never had the flair to be labelled ‘great’. England’s ‘Jack’ Russell is one of the greatest wicket keepers of all time. Who else was an ‘almost great’ that deserved to be?

Second Test, Pakistan v Australia (Abu Dhabi) – Day 1: Younis, Younis, Younus?

Luke Reynolds tells the story of Sheikh Zayed Stadium (“more Football Park than Adelaide Oval”) on Day 1. Ideas and attempts were many, but so were Pakistan’s runs.

Old (Woollen) Footy Jumpers: South Purrumbete FC

Luke Reynolds played for South Purrumbete which had a distinctive black and green jumper before the club folded.

Zimbabwe Tri Series Final- Australia v South Africa: Hip Hip Harare

Luke Reynolds reviews South Africa’s domination of Australia in the ODI final in Zimbabwe. He ventures an early guess at Australia’s line up for the World Cup.

AFL Round 23- Collingwood v Hawthorn: All Over

Luke Reynolds looks at the Magpies final thrust at a finals birth and watches hard-nut Luke Ball give it one last crack.

Zimbabwe Triangular Series Game 1- Zimbabwe v Australia: Return to Harare

Luke Reynolds reports on the one-day game between Australia and Zimbabwe, including footage of Mitchell Johnson smashing the television commentary box with a straight six.

Mahela Jayawardene: Tribute to the great Sri Lankan batsman

‘Great’ is a cheap adjective these days, but Mahela Jayawardene was truly a great Test batsman. And pretty handy in shorter forms of the game too. Luke Reynolds summarises a brilliant career.

Adelaide Uni Greys Melbourne Lunch: Meeting Rulebook

Luke Reynolds attends an Adelaide Uni Greys lunch to meet the great man. Not Bob Neil – but his acolyte ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood.

A Tribute to Nick Maxwell

To meet him, he comes across as ‘just one of the boys'; Luke Reynolds pays tribute to one of his Magpie heroes.

AFL Round 16- Gold Coast v Collingwood: Dust From The Distant Suns

Luke Reynolds mans up and reports on one of his Magpies most disappointing losses. Suddenly the Top 8 is looking like a Crowded House.

West Indies v New Zealand- 2nd & 3rd Tests Review

Luke Reynolds reviews the recently concluded West Indies v New Zealand Test series, which was of a surprisingly high standard. And he concludes that both teams should be aiming high.

AFL Round 15 – Collingwood v Carlton: no heat in the fireworks

Luke Reynolds samples his first, and last, game of Sunday night footy. At least his kids didn’t ask for cold drinks.