Almanac Cricket – Sheffield Shield final: A great sight for cricket

This is what we came to see: Queensland win the Shield, and cricket played the way it’s meant to be played, competitive and well fought but with integrity and no unnecessary silly garbage . Liam presents his report of the game.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, pre-game: Agile, innovative, creative selection

Alright Australian squad – acknowledge your luck, look after each other and have a crack. That’s David Wilson’s message to the unrecognisables. And their teammates. What a time to be alive.

Almanac Cricket: Cricket Tasmania Premier League 1st Grade Grand Final – South Hobart Sandy Bay v Kingborough: George

David Wilson goes exploring in Hobart Town and turns up a nugget: George Bailey.

First Test – Day 1: Invers gets it right at Centurion

Brendan McArdle celebrates a very good decision from the Australian selectors.