Crio’s Question : What causes the mighty to fall?

Crio ponders what causes the elite performer to unexpectedly turn it up on the turn, and stagger home like a crippled crab? Unexpected ‘Barry Crockers’ and their causes? Dr Freud or Dr Turf?

Watto’s Almanac

Peter Baulderstone wants to send Watto a ‘special’ copy of the new Almanac book. Harms wants to send him an invoice for $30 + Day One Gabba admission price.

Gabba Test – Day 4: One for the ages

Australia’s most successful cricketing Watson (Matt) spent Day 4 with his 20 month old son and the 94yo bloke across the road. It put a zip in their step and a glint in the eye.

Summertime Sadness

Matt Watson has sunk the slipper into the Saints; and mocked Marsh’s mendacity. He’s thrown Almanackers a curve ball with his faux outrage. But now its shooting fish in a barrel time: battering our baffled batting buffoons.

It’s November, this must be Brisbane.

JB’s back with some of his trademark sensibly-considered doubt: “Australia’s current idea of digging in is to place ourselves in the hole.”

Visiting Lord’s: Captain Clarke, Watto the rotten apple, and other reflections

Gareth Andrews reflects on the sights and sounds of Lord’s and a lamentable team performance.

Ashes Blog – First Test,Trent Bridge: Post Mortem

Help the known Universe, and the Australian brains trust, to make sense of the First Test by adding your thoughts here.