Winding Up Windy Wellington

Gareth Andrews sums up The Basin and the First Test against NZ

Australia v West Indies – SCG Test, Day 2: An off-white shade of beige

Kath Presdee finds a way, on a Day 2 almost lost to rain, to make her Test cricket writing debut. [Super effort, that – Ed].

A cricketing revolution: Three cases for the selection of Joe Mennie

Dave Brown, with the assistance of Darwin, Shakespeare and Marx, makes an impassioned plea for the inclusion of Joe Mennie in the test squad

Almanac Cricket: A bit of diversity and respect, please

Swinging the ball between seething and high dudgeon, Anne Cahill Lambert makes strong cases for more women’s voices in the commentary box, the boardroom and for more international cricket at Manuka Oval

Australia v New Zealand – Adelaide Test Day 1: What’s the fuss?

Dave Brown sees most of the first day of the first day/night test. He fails to see what all the fuss was about. What is the collective noun for a group of Almanackers?

Australia v New Zealand – WACA test: Australia’s best and worst

Why do Australian captains not like batting at the WACA?

Australia v New Zealand – Gabba Test: Call for writers

At the Footy Almanac we’re looking to cover every day of Test cricket this summer. So step right up, sport fans, and send us your words of the 1st Test Australia v New Zealand. Nominate a day to cover. [A great time of year – Ed].

Almanac Racing – Its Derby Day! – Winx in the Pink!

Sal Ciardulli makes his tips for Derby Day. He also tips the bucket on the AFL and specialist wielders of the willow in general

Australia’s Best Team of 2015/16: Discuss

Luke Reynolds reminds us it’s cricket season and for all the talk on this site about next year’s line-ups for AFL sides, what about the Australian Test team and ODI team?