Cricket Froth: Knowing When to Declare

Ahead of the start of today’s fourth Test in Sydney, the team at Cricket Froth put Steve Smith’s Melbourne declaration in context. While the Aussies secured the Border-Gavankar trophy, there’s still plenty to play for at the SCG.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Five: Bob Church, the Cherry Flicker and the Scarlet Pimpernel

‘Citrus Bob’ Utber describes the denouement of the third Test; a final day that promised so much, but delivered little by the time stumps were called.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Four: No Train Ride to Glenrowan

Bob Utber officially moves from [possible] Grumpy Old Man to ‘Mover and Shaker’, as Cricket Australia’s powerbrokers echo his calls for Victorian Cricket to lift its game [L.I.G]

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Four: Watching Highlight Videos

It’s a love affair: Yoshi Imagawa and Test cricket. Yoshi struggles through the the cold of Sapporo’s winter and what sounds suspiciously like a hangover to keep tabs on the action at the MCG on day four.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Three: Yoshi’s Cricket Diary

The Test cricket bug has well and truly bitten Yoshi Imagawa. Yoshi keeps track of both Australia and New Zealand’s fortunes in matches against India and Sri Lanka, respectively, while going about his usual Sunday in downtown Sapporo, Japan

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Three: Nureyev and Helpmann in Cricket Whites

Day three at the MCG leaves Bob Utber revelling in the joy of watching Test batting at its finest. Kohli’s Nureyev to Rahane’s Helpmann, followed by Harris’ fightback with the ball as the shadows lengthen, is Test cricket at its finest.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Two: Sinking Popeye

Rulebook’s take on day three; some exquisite stroke play from Steve Smith, while MS Dhoni’s captaincy leaves everyone scratching their heads.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day One: Captain’s Knocks Both Sides Of The Tasman

After a Christmas Day of travelling for lunch then back home for some hard fought cricket on my hand-crafted pitch at home before a late dinner, I was looking forward to a day on the couch watching some quality Test cricket from the Aussie and Indian teams. While Boxing Day was indeed spent on the [Read more]