Match: South Australia v New South Wales 16-21 December 1927 by Bernard Whimpress

A new cricket book by Bernard Whimpress about a significant Sheffield Shield match in 1927 involving Don Bradman’s first class debut has just been released and is sure to be of great interest to all cricket aficionados. Check out the book details here.

Almanac Teams: An innings cut short

In a thoughtful response to an earlier Phil Dimitriadis piece, Glen! compiles a team of cricketers who had their careers cut short by tragedy or misfortune.

A Scottish Test XI

In response to a question resulting from his excellent Bradman in Aberdeen article, Neil Drysdale selects a Scottish Test XI. Some very interesting names are included.

Beyond Bradmania

DG Bradman’s first game for St George in November 1926 is the dawn of modern cricket history according to “Cranky” Pete Warrington. But let’s not discount those who came came before The Don. Cricket’s “Golden Age” needs to be remembered.

Archie Jackson

The wonderful Paul Kelly song, Bradman, has that verse re the 1930 Australian tour of England. He sings, All of Jackson’s grace failed him, it was Bradman, was the power. He sang of Archie Jackson.