Almanac Book Review: ‘Citrus Bob’s Ashes Diary 2021-22’

Citrus Bob Utber’s new book ‘Citrus Bob’s Ashes Diary 2021-22’ is a comprehensive, day by day account of play throughout the series and is reviewed by Col Ritchie.

The Ashes 2021/22 – First Test Brisbane, Day 4: Australia storm home!

On a day expected to see an enthralling battle, Australia put paid to that story by obliterating England.  The Lion was without both head and a tail as they lost 8/77 in an inglorious collapse after the heroics of yesterday reports Citrus Bob Utber.

The Ashes 2021/22 – First Test Brisbane Day 3: Great fightback by the Poms

An absorbing day’s play with England taking the points and putting themselves back in the game. Who would have thought! Citrus Bob Utber reports on play from Day 3 of the First Test in Brisbane.

Almanac Cricket: Captain Pat’s year of living large

Being appointed Test captain would have been enough to make it a big year for cricketer Pat Cummins, but that wasn’t the half of it, writes RON REED

The Ashes 2021/22 – The first ball of the Ashes Test series

Mitchell Starc’s first ball wicket at the beginning of an Ashes Test series was the first one since 1936/37 reports Peter Crossing.

The Ashes 2021/22 – First Test, Brisbane Day 2: Heads Up

The maligned Travis Head turned the first test further in Australia’s favour with a magnificent century off 84 balls on day two. He plundered the English bowlers to all parts of the ground in a superb display of batsmanship. ‘Citrus’ Bob Utber reports on Day 2 of the First Test at the Gabba.

The Ashes 2021/22 – First Test Brisbane Day 1: Cometh the Game, Cometh the Man

A magnificent bowling performance by new skipper Patrick Cummins has given Australia the edge after day one in Brisbane. Cummins finished with 5/38 in  score of 147 by England reports Citrus Bob Utber.