Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 1: The Mid-Strength on the Hill

Dave Brown takes in Day 1 of the Adelaide Test from the grass of the hill, recalling hills of Tests past

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test, Day 4: Humiliation in Hobart

Citrus Bob looks ahead to the Adelaide Test after the Second Test debacle. The selectors could do worse than pick Bob’s XI (and already have, according to many)

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test: Call for writers

This is an invitation for writers of Test cricket; all styles, all ages; to submit their observations and thoughts on the Hobart Test. All welcome. Nominate a day.

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test Day 5: Next gen destroy Aussies

Pat White suggests that a young South Africa, featuring Kagiso Rabada, have raised a two clear points with their stoic and skilful win in Perth.

Almanac Cricket: An Australian WACA XI

Dave Brown looks at the numbers, and some other things, to pick an Australian XI for the WACA test

Almanac Cricket – Citrus Bob’s Perth Test pre-game challenge

The First Test, Australia v South Africa, begins in Perth next Thursday. Citrus Bob lays down your challenge: pick the team in batting order (“before the selectors get their hands on it”).