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.
Settle in. Grab a cuppa. Sean Gorman produced this wonderful chapter for the book “Australia: A Cricket Country,” edited by Christian Ryan. On Tom Wills and the incredible 1868 cricket tour of England. [Magnificent – Ed].
Some win, some lose. Some are injured, some are not. That’s life. You are now entering David Wilson’s rant-free zone. [Includes links to Matilda the musical, Timothy Boyle’s Sunday Age article, Claudio Ranieri’s Player’s Tribune piece and Bob Murphy’s AFL Life member speech.]
Cheating. What is it and how do we police it? Robbo takes through a few of the issues and highlights the differences between some sports. This is a topic worthy of much discussion.
In this story about the West Indies’ response to their own T20 victory, dantooms gives us an insight into the meanings the contemporary game contains.
Bernard Whimpress is angry. Why would Redbacks captain and part time offie Travis Head open the bowling on Day 5 of the Sheffield Shield Final with the Bushrangers needing 98 runs? Surely you go with your best bowlers….
Almanac Cricket: It’s not A. Agar who should be taking the heat for a disappointing Australian tournament
Brendan McArdle is flabbergasted at the selection of Australia’s team at the World T20 Cup.
The 1965/66 District Cricket Grand Final is one of the best played, Mic Rees provides the colour and background to this classic game.