Almanac (Local) Cricket: Pomborneit v Williamstown, Easter 1946

Luke Reynolds presents a fascinating account of a cricket match played in 1946 between Pomberneit CC and Williamstown CC.

‘Old Pie treads down Memory Lane……’ by KB Hill

Trevor Steer’s football and cricket resume makes for some reading! A Collingwood Life Member, he could have been a dual premiership winner except for two agonising twists of fate. KB Hill recounts Trevor’s career in both Melbourne and the bush.

Almanac (Local) Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club 2019/20 Season- March Review

Luke Reynolds wraps up another highly successful cricket season for his Pomborneit Bulls.

Women’s T20 World Cup – inspiring the next generation

Clio Fayers must be the youngest Balcony Banter writer we’ve ever featured! Read her story about attending the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final. [Great piece – JTH]

An Impossible Evening – The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final

Peter Cahill was always a fan of the traditional, longer forms of cricket. All that changed when he attended the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Final earlier this month.

‘Hawks prevail in riveting encounter….’ by KB Hill

In the current desert of live sport, KB Hill brings us the tale of a recent cracking game of cricket in the WDCA where Finals spots were on the line.

Almanac Cricket – Sheffield Shield season cancelled: NSW awarded the title

The remainder of the Sheffield Shield season has been cancelled and NSW has been awarded the title. What are your thoughts on these actions? Check out the official Team of the Year and tell us what you think.

Almanac (Country) Cricket: Wazza and Slats

Riverina correspondent Dan Hoban profiles living legend of Wagga cricket, Wazza Jones, who has coached his fair share of famous players.

ICC T20 Women’s World Cup: An assault on the auditory, but a delight to the visual

Jan Courtin may be more of a purist when it comes to the form of the game, but she witnessed some pure elation from the stands of the T20 Women’s World Cup. Here are her thoughts fresh from a visual feast and auditory cacophony at the ‘G.

My International Women’s Day sportsfest

Cathi Johnston packed in a couple of big sporting contests featuring some amazing women for International Women’s Day. The day didn’t start off in the best fashion, but her first ever live cricket experience certainly brought some smiles.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – Resounding win for Australia in decider

Well all good things must come to an end, and last night’s T20 World Cup ended with a resounding victory for the Aussies over India in front of over 85,000 fans. Liam Hauser also wraps up his fine coverage of the tournament & selects his team of the cup.

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.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn: Australia and India are ready to contest the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup final

Liam Hauser has kept a close eye on the Women’s T20 World Cup. Here he previews a match which could go either way, played in front of what looks like being a massive crowd.

Almanac (Local) Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club 2019/20 Season – February Review

Ahead of today’s semi final action, catch up with all of the February happenings at the Pomborneit Cricket Club.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – Australia and India set to contest the decider, but not before rain affected the semi-finals

Australia will play India in the final of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup this weekend. It will be a beauty! Liam Hauser updates the results of the semis.

The Parade College Writing Workshop – Hadi Ehtsham: The BBL Melbourne Derby

Parade College Grade 9 student Hadi Ehtsham tells the tale of going to watch the Melbourne Stars play the Renegades in a derby over the 2019/20 season. Watching Glenn Maxwell blast his team to victory, Hadi’s joy is difficult to contain.

“….’Woosha’ Fights Back…” by KB Hill

Shane Welch had a promising cricket career ahead of him but opted for the country life, his family, a career and footy with the Wangaratta Rovers. KB Hill tells the story.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Semi-finalists have been decided, but where do things go from here?

The semi finalists for the T20 World Cup are finalised. But will rain spoil the party? Liam Hauser recaps the final few games of the group matches.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – England, South Africa and India qualify for finals, but which of Australia and New Zealand will join them?

We already know three of the four semi-finalists, now it’s down to the historic sporting rivals and neighbours, Australia and New Zealand for the remaining spot – Liam Hauser looks over recent clashes in the T20 Women’s World Cup.

Local cricket: F Grade injustice!

You be the judge. Was David Bridie robbed on the weekend?