Gabba Test, Australia v India – Day One: From the sauna, 57 Mt Pleasant Street

Slippery Stan and BJ pull no punches in their wrap-up of day one at the Gabba from 57 Mt Pleasant St. “Well apart from the toss, the over rate and the leaking of runs in the last hour, [Smith] did beautifully…”

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Five: All In All – Musings About This Last Week of Cricket and Life

Yvette has been captured by cricket: the game, the sad passing of Philip Hughes, and this particular Test match. She has been observing what’s happening while reading John Harms’s Confessions of a Thirteenth Man.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India, Day Five: Everything and Nothing

Ben Footner’s afternoon on the time-honoured bowling greens of Victor Harbour mirrors that of the exhilarating final day at the Adelaide Oval? Will it be two stirring victories in one day?

Why India Struggles to Win Test Matches Overseas

While Australian cricket fans celebrate, the Small Town Boy provides some analysis from the Indian team’s perspective

Adelaide Test, Australia v India, Day Five : Rulebook’s (W)rap

Malcolm Rulebook Ashwood wraps up yet another exhilarating conclusion to an Adelaide Test match.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Four: Our Melbourne Cup

Approaching lunch on the final day Dave Brown provides some unique Adelaide context to this morning’s session, which saw India’s run chase begin.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India : Day Four. Structure and Execution

I pay far too much attention than I should to Twitter. It was probably this time last week that twitter decreed Michael Clarke selfish and obstinate for declaring himself fit for the Adelaide Test. By Wednesday evening, according to the ‘soshal meedja’s’ he was a genius, a study in courage and a legend. He was [Read more]

Captain’s Call Beats Captain’s Knock

Maleny Musings breaks his maiden status with some stirring words in honour of Michael Clarke’s character and grit.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Three: Kohli magic and Almanac launch

Raj Singh witnesses a Day 3 run-fest at the Adelaide Oval; then journeys to the Almanac book launch word-fest at the Adelaide Lutheran Football Club.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Three : “The Lions of India and the Lyon of Australia.”

Day three at the Adelaide Oval, and the cricket gods reward Bob Utber for coming up with the line: “He leant into the ball like a brush stroke from the hand of daVinci” by granting him some one-on-one time with Rahul Dravid.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Two : Smith and Clarke Take Full Toll of India’s Pop-Gun Attack

Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood was at the Adelaide Oval for yet another day that will go down in the proud history of Test cricket in the City of Churches

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Two: Mitch Johnson’s Moustache Releases Album of Boney M Covers

With access to Channel Nine’s pictures and England’s SkyTV commentary for the Australia V India Test series, have Mickey Randall and Singaporean cricket fans got it too good (with bonus points for references to Tintin, pixelated ‘Escape to the Country’ cleavage and An American Werewolf in London in the same piece)?

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Two: Lambs to the Slaughter

Bob Utber takes in Day Two at the Adelaide Oval, revealing he may not exactly be a fan of the Neil Kerley or Peter Carey bars [Go the Bays! Go Super! – Ed].

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day One : Warner Reigns Supreme

“Warner Reigns Supreme” says Bob Utber – all round sporting tragic – with more miles on the clock between Mildura, Melbourne and Adelaide than TNT Transport. “No dark clothes here, it was the day for creams”.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day One: Ride on

E.regnans is taken by Clarrie Grimmett to the ride. It is Test match morning in Adelaide and it is time to ride on. Ride on. “…and DA Warner is galloping now not under the swarming sky but amidst it and a part of it…”

Now I Know… Cricket Positions for Nannas and A Few Thoughts

Yvette Wroby makes a commitment to better understand Cricket, and, like everyone else who loves the game, Phillip Hughes will be foremost in her mind today.