ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – Halfway through: plenty of teams are well in the hunt

It’s at a very interesting stage of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. At the halfway mark of the competition, many teams are still in the race for a place in the play-offs reports Liam Hauser.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – No certainties: Australia not at its best as India sets the pace

Liam Hauser updates all the latest results from the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup with his reviews of the matches so far played, and looks at India and their star leggie Poonam Yadav. [Nice summary and the comments thread is worth reading – especially discussion of Yadav and accompanying highlights – Ed]

Almanac Cricket – The stage is set for ICC Women’s T20 World Cup action

The ICC Women’s Cricket T20 World Cup kicks off in Sydney tonight as Australia takes on India in the opening match. Journalist, author and cricket tragic Liam Hauser runs his eye over the teams in this detailed preview of the tournament.

Australia v New Zealand – Third Test: Day 4 at the SCG

Australia wraps up the Third Test with a decisive victory against New Zealand on Day 4 at the SCG.

Australia v New Zealand – Third Test: Day 3 at the SCG

Liam Hauser reports on Day 3 of the Third Test between Australia and New Zealand at the SCG where the Kiwi batsmen got starts but couldn’t go on against the nagging off-spin of Nathan Lyon and the relentless quicks.

Australia v New Zealand – Third Test: Day 2 at the SCG

Marnus Labuschagne scores his first double century but honours are about even on Day 2 of the Third Test Aust v NZ reports Liam Hauser.

Australia v New Zealand – Third Test: Day 1 at the SCG

Australian batsmen dominate once again as Liam Hauser reports on Day 1 of the Third Test, Australia v New Zealand at the SCG.

Almanac Rugby League – Farewell Greg Inglis

‘The word “great” tends to be overused in rugby league, but I believe the word is strongly applicable to Greg Inglis.’ So says rugby league author and historian Liam Hauser as he looks back on the career of club, Origin and Test star Gregory Paul Inglis.

Almanac Cricket – Sheffield Shield final: A great sight for cricket

This is what we came to see: Queensland win the Shield, and cricket played the way it’s meant to be played, competitive and well fought but with integrity and no unnecessary silly garbage . Liam presents his report of the game.

A deserved win

As a Broncos fan who has always had a strong dislike of Manly, I’ll get the difficult part over with straight away: I have to admit Manly deserved to win. In all honesty I wasn’t expecting the Broncos to win. With Darren Lockyer missing, I sensed the Broncos wouldn’t quite have what it took to [Read more]

Spooky stuff at the Royal in Tumut

Liam Hauser   Canberra versus Penrith rugby league clashes always bring back a distinct memory for me, even though I am a Queenslander and support the Brisbane Broncos. The first grand final I ever saw was in 1991 when Penrith downed Canberra 19-12 as Royce Simmons had a fairytale finish to his career. As an [Read more]