Cricket Australia Shame

Citrus Bob Utber is fuming. For a few reasons. But especially because of the way the women’s BBL final was conducted.

The Ashes: Citrus Bob Sums Up The Ashes

After bringing us the action all summer, Citrus Bob wraps up The Ashes of 2017/18. With player rankings and a look towards South Africa tour. [Thank you Citrus Bob for your tremendous Test cricket coverage – Ed].

The Ashes – Fifth Test, Day 1: From The ABC and Others

Citrus Bob Utber, unusually for him, is watching the Fifth Test from home. This hasn’t affected his reportage however; like the ABC, he’s way ahead of the rest of us.

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 5: Axes and Orchids

Citrus Bob Utber livens up a forgettable final day with his annual Axes and Orchids. [Congrats and thanks for five days of your lively copy Bob – Ed.]

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 4: A Spot of Gardening

Citrus Bob Utber reports on the truncated Day 4, with some news on the Richie trivia front and another tricky question.

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 3: A Cook’s Tour de Force

Citrus Bob’s Day 3 was all Alastair Cook’s.

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 2: Catching up

On the field, Day 2 at the MCG surprised Citrus Bob Utber [and many of us – Ed]. Well played, Alastair Cook. Off the field, the MCG Test was also in good form.

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 1: Status Quo

Citrus Bob Utber, forever excited by great sport, takes in the contest at the MCG. The Englishmen battled away but were their own worst enemy.

Almanac Cricket – Meet me at the G

Citrus Bob calls for rendezvous plans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, for the “three and half days” of the 4th Test. Will you be attending?

The Ashes – Third Test, Day 1: Malan and Bairstow defy the WACA

Citrus Bob Utber reports from Perth, where a superb day of Test cricket sees England well placed at stumps. Dawid Malan compiled his first Test century, sharing in an unbroken 174 run partnership with Jonny Bairstow.

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 5: Injudicious

Citrus Bob Utber gets what Adelaideans call an “early minute” (or two) after the visitors folded meekly on Day 5. [Put your feet up Citrus, you deserve it – Ed.]

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 4: Heritage Overlay

Citrus Bob Utber took in some of North Adelaide’s architectural heritage en route to Adelaide Oval (how long did he spend at the Queen’s Head?). Here’s his Day 4 summary (the ink is still drying).

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 3: On attitude, application and a swinging ball

Citrus Bob reports on an absorbing Day 3 – with England well behind on first innings, yet enjoying the night-time swinging scene of Adelaide.

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 2: The Home of Cricket?

After putting the Adelaide Oval bandwagon in its place, Citrus Bob Utber promptly files his Day 2 report, filled with accuracy and wisdom.

The Ashes – Second Test, Day 1: Lined Up

Citrus Bob Utber’s Day 1 report from Adelaide is out in time for the visitors to read before their curfew is up.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 5: Wheels officially off.

It was a good game of cricket, until the wheels fell off – the English wheels. Citrus Bob Utber reports on what turned out to be a very easy win to the Australians.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 4: Antony Green Calls It

Citrus Bob Utber has called the First Test (and perhaps the series?), Antony Green-style after a dominant Day 4 for Australia.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 3: Vote 1 SPD Smith

Citrus Bob Utber reports on Day 3 in this absorbing Ashes opener, giving his preferences to the Australian Captain.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 2: Vote 1 Cricket

Citrus Bob Utber casts his Day 2 votes early.

The Ashes – First Test, Day 1: Is this the new Brisbane?

Hot off the press – Citrus Bob’s report from Day 1 at the Gabba