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.
All credit to the re-building Sri Lanka. But Australia showed a lack of patience and application.
A couple of onlookers take in Day 1 in Sri Lanka. Test cricket has rarely looked so flakey (in the contexts of the match; and of the wider future of the game).
Join the Irvine Club for lunch to raise funds for the Lords Taverners.
Neil Drysdale writes of Afghanistan Cricket’s opportunity as they press for ICC Test status.
Sir Gary Sobers turns 80 and Neil Drysdale shares his experience in meeting the great man.
The ICC Conference is to be held next week and Neil Drysdale needs your help, what are the key issues the ICC need to address?
Neil Drysdale tells us about his five favourite Australian sporting identities, all with a Scottish connection of course.
All the weekend sporting results fit to print
Neil Drysdale ran into an Irishman in Aberdeen who was at the famous game 47 years ago, when Ireland bowled the West Indies out for 25.
Neil Drysdale talks to Ireland cricket captain William Porterfield ahead of the upcoming ODI series in Dublin against Sri Lanka, and in wake of the ICC’s announcement of a possible two division Test league featuring extra teams such as the Irish.
John Gascoigne is an umpire in the Mid Year Cricket Association. Elbows bent further than 15 degrees, bogan dressware and landmines left by dog walkers are plenty.
A ripper piece in The Cricket Monthly from Elizabeth Ammon.
What do we know of Tom Wills? Here are a few books and other works where he is depicted. Please add others.