Look out for the LBW decision if you are team captain says park cricket umpire Phil Hill. He loves giving you out!
Michael Viljoen considers the place of risk, danger, fear, intimidation, courage and other elements of existence in assessing the inquest into the tragic death of Phillip Hughes.
Gideon Haigh’s new book Stroke of Genius: Victor Trumper and the shot that changed cricket is out now. Read about the book. Come to the launch. Read a review.
With the start of a new cricket season everyone seems a bit rusty, as our resident cricket umpire Phil Hill explains even the umpires can get it wrong.
Bernard Whimpress pays a tribute to Australian mystery spinner Johnny Gleeson.
A cricket game marred by an umpire taking a cheap shot! Never! Phil Hill continues his recounts of the trials and tribulations of an umpire during a match, especially if the conditions are variable.
In the ongoing pursuit for truth, justice and the Australian cricketing way, Jeff Dowsing doubts the Hughes’ coronial inquest will lead us to a better place.
Robbo suggests how debilitating it can be to always seek to find blame in someone or something else, in particular with regards to specific sporting issues, and the difficulty there is in resolving a satisfactory outcome for those same issues.
Umpires should keep their mouths shut says Phil Hill, who should know, as he relates a tale of weather, ground conditions and aberrant behaviour.
Footy posts from Brunswick St Oval have now been removed and Phil Hill prepares himself for umpiring the first cricket game of the season, if he is picked.
You never forget your first. Here’s Craig Dodson’s
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In this tribute to Max Walker, Glen also asks recalls other VFL players and cricketers who combined their sports.
See the Tom Wills doco now – it’s 45 minutes well worth spending. Read a couple of articles about the doco. And see where the gravesite restoration is up to.
With the Aussie cricketers battling on the sub-continent, Peter Crossing makes a few salient points in relation to Australian Cricket’s health.
Honours even after Day 3, but David Wilson reminds us that all is not as it seems in a dead rubber.
So the Australian cricket team is looking for a “full time batting assistant coach.” David Wilson’s satire has a tourist in Galle meeting an existing member of the Australian coaching staff…
Bernard Whimpress hears some ludicrous commentary and responds. Reverse swing? Are you kidding?
Tomorrow will mark 41 years since English Test cricket’s first streaker, an incident remembered John Ashdown in The Guardian.