Round 1 – Adelaide v Sydney: Running on empty

Petrol was cheap, Mel’s cakes were welcome, but the footy was very ordinary indeed according to Citrus Bob Utber. Bob reports from Adelaide for the Round 1 clash between Adelaide and Sydney.

Almanac Cricket: Media Release from the England and Wales Cricket Board regarding ‘The Hundred’

The Poms have announced a new cricket format they are implementing during their coming summer season. This, and other announcements from the ECB have been made available by Citrus Bob Utber.

Sing the Song

Citrus Bob is not happy! Why? Lousy singing by winning teams of their theme song after a victory is just not up to scratch and has got on his goat!

Villers-Bretonneux remembers once again: School supports bushfire efforts

What a fantastic message from the students of the Victoria School, Villers-Bretonneux, France for sharing information of their efforts in supporting victims of the Australian bushfires. [Thanks Citrus Bob – Ed]

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 4: Another masterclass from Australia

Tom Blundell makes a wonderful ton for New Zealand but it’s not enough to stave off defeat as the Aussies handsomely win the Second Test at the MCG reports Citrus Bob Utber.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 3: Unbeatable lead set up

Australia is in a commanding position on Day 3 at the MCG in the Second Test between Australia v New Zealand reports Citrus Bob Utber.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 2: Cricket the big winner at the MCG

A thoroughly enjoyable day of cricket reports Citrus Bob Utber on Day 2 of the Second Test Australia v New Zealand with cricket and sportsmanship shining brightly.

Australia v New Zealand – Second Test: Day 1 MCG

Citrus Bob Utber reports the Aussies are holding the upper hand on Day 1 of the Second Test at the MCG between Aust v NZ.

Has the Big Bash lost its bash?

Grumpy Old Man Citrus Bob Utber is not happy! Why? The Big Bash of course! Check out his story.

Australia v New Zealand: First Test, Day 4: All Over Red Rover

Citrus Bob wraps up his take on the First Test in Perth, with thoughts on the WACA and what to expect at the MCG for Boxing Day.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test, Day 3: The screws are tightened

Citrus Bob Utber braves the heat again in Perth as the Australian put themselves into a very strong position.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test, Day 2: Captain Paine does the trick

Citrus Bob Utber watches Tim Paine keep the Kiwis in the field on a day of 40 degree heat, preparing for an evening onslaught. Mitch Starc rises to the challenge.

Australia v New Zealand – First Test: Day 1 Report from Perth

A hot steamy day did not spoil a solid day of Test cricket for Citrus Bob Utber as Marnus Labuschagne dominates with the bat for the Aussies.

Australia v Pakistan: Second Test, Day 4 – And now the end is near (Apologies to Frankie S)!

Australia cruises to victory defeating Pakistan in the Second Test by an innings and 48 runs as reported by Citrus Bob Utber from the Adelaide Oval.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 3: The Winter Game

On a freezing day in Adelaide Citrus Bob Utber watches the Pakistani tail put up a real fight, before being asked to follow on.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 2: Great day for the Aussies!

David Warner crushes the spirit of Pakistan with the second highest Test score by an Australian, 335no! Then the quicks come in for the kill! Citrus Bob reviews an enthralling Day 2 of cricket at the Adelaide Oval.

Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 1: Ho Hum

Citrus Bob dodges the emus and kangaroos as he drives from Mildura to Adelaide to take up his seat for the Second Test. He enjoys a day of classic footwork from two comfortable batsmen. But is it much of a contest?

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 4 at the ‘Gabba

Spirited innings from both Babar and Rizwan were not enough for Pakistan as they finally succumb, losing outright to the Aussies on Day 4 at the ‘Gabba as Citrus Bob reports.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 3 at the ‘Gabba

Hans Solo, Obi-wan-Kenobi, trumpets, and the troopers are all a part of Day 3 at the ‘Gabba as the Aussies plunder the Pakistani bowlers to produce a huge score as Citrus Bob reports.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v Pakistan: First Test Day 2 at the ‘Gabba

The Aussies are headed for a substantial lead in the First Test as they plunder the Pakistani bowlers at the ‘Gabba on Day 2 reports Citrus Bob.