Almanac Cricket- West Indies v Australia T20 Series Review: Crunched in the Caribbean

Missing some star players, it was a miserable T20 series against the West Indies for the Aussies as Luke Reynolds reports in his review of the series.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Australia v New Zealand: A hard-fought, well deserved win

‘World Cup clashes with the little cousin are always special.’ There were great expectations as the 2015 finalists confronted each other at Lord’s on Saturday. Sean Mortell tells us the story.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Australia v Sri Lanka: Not pretty, but it does the trick

Australia continued their World Cup campaign with another imperfect win against Sri Lanka, as Sean Mortell details the problems the Aussies need to fix if they are to go deep into the tournament

Australia v India – Sydney, Day 5: School’s out for the Aussies!

Citrus Bob reports from a washed out day 5 at the SCG, and in his inimitable schoolmasterly manner appraises the form of the Australian team.

Australia v India – Sydney, Day 1: India continue on their merry way

India are 2 – 1 entering the final Test of what has been a great series and in the long term will be seen as the series that changed the face of cricket for the better. Citrus Bob reports on day 1 from Sydney and asks who you think the top six players of the series have been.

Australia v India – MCG, Day 5: “All over Red Rover!”

All the talk overnight has been about the performance of Pat Cummins yesterday and the likely hood of changes for the 4th Test in Sydney. Citrus Bob presents his insights on Day 5 at the ‘G while waiting for the rain to clear, and eventually, India’s well deserved victory.

Australia v India – MCG, Day 4: “The drums of India are beating…..”

The drums of India were beating early this morning as their team zeroed in for victory but a sensational performance from Pat Cummins has muffled their beat, at least for the time being. Citrus Bob reports on day 4 at the ‘G.

Australia v India – MCG, Day 3: “Who said Test cricket is dead?”

“Who said Test Cricket is dead?” Citrus Bob reports on an enthralling Day 3 at the MCG as Pat Cummins leads a magnificent fightback by the Aussies.

Australia v India – MCG, Day 2: “It was bound to happen!”

It was bound to happen reports Citrus Bob. The outcry from the general public and cricket personalities today about the state of the wicket at the G would match anything The Donald has to say in a State of the Union speech. Citrus reports from day 2 at the MCG.

Australia v India – MCG, Day 1: It’s Christmas

Why is it we stuff ourselves every Christmas Day?  Citrus Bob ponders this question as he heads to the cricket on day 1 at the G before watching a sedate day’s play on a lifeless deck.

Australia v India – Perth, Day 4: “It’s all happening!”

Citrus Bob reports on another enthralling day of Test cricket as the Aussies edge closer to victory over India.

Australia v India – Perth, Day 3: Brilliant contest

Citrus Bob is captivated by another superb day of Test cricket as the Indians do the best they can to get back into the contest. And should Virat Kohli’s masterful innings have been ended as it was?

Australia v India – Perth Test, Day1: A nose in front?

Citrus Bob reports from Perth on Day 1 of the Second Test between Australia and India.

Australia v India – Adelaide, Day 1: A genuine struggle

Although it was a long road from Mildura at 4am this morning for Citrus Bob, the excitement of the Test series against India made the trip a treat. He presents his report of the first day’s play.

Almanac Cricket – What’s your team for the First Test?

Who’d be an Australian cricket selector? Has our talent pool ever been so modest? The Almanac editorial desk selects its team for the First Test with a distinct lack of enthusiasm.

Australia v England – 2nd ODI: Selection Spin

Luke Reynolds reports on another ordinary performance from the Australians, but a rock-solid performance from the visiting Englishmen.

Almanac Cricket: Five reasons Glenn Maxwell is the Ultimate Park Cricketer

Glenn Maxwell is the guy that’s been overlooked despite producing results, the player that has shown up at training each week only to miss the finals, the player that’s done all they can to get better only to have a friend of a captain brought in to a side to fill in. What do you think?

BBL Heat v Renegades – Good, Ordinary Cricket

JB is left with the feeling he’s witnessed a good, ordinary game of cricket. Rubi, the cannons, sprinkler cam, robot cam, the music between balls, and so on, feels like a contrived attempt to convince him the BBL was more than what it was.

Almanac Cricket – ICC Champions Trophy: One of Cricket’s Best-kept Secrets

Brendan McArdle takes an in-depth look at Australia’s team ahead of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Have the selectors given Steve Smith the right team for the tournament?

Yellow, but not green, cappers

Having already put together his team of Australian one-Test wonders, Glen now picks a side of Australian cricketers serviceable on the One-Day scene but never to play a Test. Thoughts?