“I can’t wait to see us bowl, Dad”

The love of Test cricket, in fact all forms of cricket by his young son has been a joy to behold for Edward P Olsen as he explains.

Almanac Cricket – Interview with Jason Sangha

Following Jason Sangha’s thrilling burst onto the Australian domestic cricket scene, Sean Mortell asked the former Australian Under-19 captain and current New South Wales player what it was like to break through and begin to make a name for himself in the cricketing world.

The All Victorian One Test 11 – just in time for Boxing Day

From the 70 players who only played one Test for Australia, Sean Curtain names an All Victorian One Test Eleven.

Almanac Cricket- Back to the Tests

Les Everett explains his return to watching Test cricket live.

Australia v India – Perth, Day 5: The Australians mop up

Bob Utber enjoys his stroll to The ARK and then watches Australia tidy up the Indian innings for a fine victory.

Almanac Cricket – Australia v India Test series: Thank god we met Kohli!

After a day of escalating inter-team on-field antics, things could be, and were, worse

Australia v India – Perth, Day 4: “It’s all happening!”

Citrus Bob reports on another enthralling day of Test cricket as the Aussies edge closer to victory over India.

Australia v India – Perth, Day 3: Brilliant contest

Citrus Bob is captivated by another superb day of Test cricket as the Indians do the best they can to get back into the contest. And should Virat Kohli’s masterful innings have been ended as it was?

Australia v India – Perth, Day 2: Tension in The Ark

Cirus Bob Utber makes his way to The Ark. He describes a brilliant, even day of test cricket, where the Indian skipper led the fightback.

Australia v India – Perth Test, Day1: A nose in front?

Citrus Bob reports from Perth on Day 1 of the Second Test between Australia and India.

Almanac Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club November Review

Catch up on all the latest happenings at the Pomborneit Cricket Club with the Bulls November review.

A meditation on this Australia. Australia v India: this near wild heaven

David Wilson leans on R.E.M. in this meditation on Australia, 2018 – the place, the idea, the “vibe” that represented Australian men’s cricket this past week in Adelaide.

Australia v India – Adelaide: An investor’s experience

Daryl Schramm spent the Test at the Test, looking for good cricket and signs of an improving trajectory for the Australians as he is off to see the Ashes series in England next year.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 5: Pessimistic Optimism

Sean Mortell is expectant and more than a little nervous as he takes his position in front of the TV. He sees the Australians put up a super fight but the Indians claim victory.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 5: In The End

The series is not over. But Smokie Dawson reckons Australia’s brittle batting line-up will need to improve markedly.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 4: Same, same but different

Final year high school student Sean Mortell is trying to cope with change – in the commentary box and on the cricket field. This is his Day 4 report of proceedings at the Adelaide Oval which have left Australia with a massive fight on their hands. [Great line about honesty Sean! – Ed]

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 3: Can’t you hear the thunder?

Some nice weather-cricket writing from Mark Duffett in the Riverbank Stand (a good view out onto the weather sector) as the Australians fall and the Indians grind in the face of some tidy bowling. [Nice piece – JTH]

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 2: Ashwin puts India on top

Phil Hill says the Indians are on top after some poor shots from some of the Australians and some tremendous bowling from Ashwin. He also remembers the late Neville Turner.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 2: Battle!

Citrus Bob Utber watches a slow but intriguing day where the Australians grind and slowly the local lad, Travis Head, looks comfortable and gets to 50.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 1: Dogged Pujara saves sloppy India

Cheteshwar Pujara saved his side from embarrassment, as India struggled against an impressive Australian first day effort. John Butler reports.