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 3: It’s getting dark

David Wilson with less of a match report; more of a despairing fist-shake. “The scientific method is out. Groupthink is in.”

Australia v New Zealand: Adelaide Test Day 3 – Kiwis grounded again

Citrus Bob’s wrap up a highly entertaining Adelaide test

Australia v New Zealand – Adelaide Test Day 2: When the going gets tough, Australia gets lucky

John Butler suggests that indiscreet batting was the major contributor to the fall of wickets on Day 2 of the Adelaide Test.

Australia v New Zealand – Adelaide Test: Call for writers

Let’s organise a rough schedule of contributors to ensure Almanac coverage of the Adelaide Test. All welcome.

Australia v New Zealand – WACA Test, Days 4 and 5: Hmmm (it’s only the beginning)

David Wilson tidies up Days 4 and 5 from the WACA last week with seven key learnings.

Answers to the Aus v NZ 2nd Test Quiz

The WACA Test was a puzzling affair. But Jeff Dowsing has found all the answers.

Australia v New Zealand – WACA Test, Day 3: Hope

How do we value anything? David Wilson on WACA Day 3, Paris, hope and acceptance. Our behaviour remains predictably irrational.

Australia v New Zealand – WACA Test: Call for writers

After two years, the WACA is back hosting Test cricket. Who will shine in Perth? Who will share their stories of the Test? Nominations open. All welcome.

Australia v New Zealand – Gabba Test, Day 5: Easy as A-B-C

Smokie, middle-aged bloke of rusted-on habits, on Day 5 of the Test. Reporting from Apollo Bay.

Australia v New Zealand – Gabba Test, Day 4: Letting it all hang out

Wayne Ball contemplates the advantages of a new job, while taking in an absorbing contest from Brisbane. “While Mark Taylor, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke did a reasonable job of hiding their emotions when things didn’t quite go their own way, Steve Smith lets it all hang out.”

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].