Almanac Cricket: Australia v West Indies 2015/2016 – First Test, Day 1: An exhibition of Sandgropers (Reprise)

Citrus Bob gives us his views on (a) delayed entry, (b) the absence of statistics on plinths, (c) West Indies cash-takers, (d) the size of the crowd and (e) solid Sandgroper partnerships, as the Australians cut loose. [Ed: We reprise Bob’s report from the previous series between the two teams in 2015/6. Remarkably similar beginning to the test.]

Almanac Cricket: Citrus Bob’s favourite cricket grounds

With a lull between Tests, Citrus Bob Utber puts his mind to selecting his favourite cricket grounds for watching cricket.

ODI – Australia v South Africa: Proteas too good at Blundstone Arena, but Australia start remembering how to play the game

Mark Duffett took the pushie to Blundstone Arena and found the best park in the world before watching Australia chase the Proteas’ challenging total.

Almanac Cricket: Making sense of a second SCG Test

Dave Brown analyses the Sydney push for a second SCG Test.

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test, Day 1: Oops We did it again

On the first day of a new Test match, many questions were asked of Australia’s batting, Mick Jeffrey had a few of his own on junior development of the game.

Round 11 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Witches’ Hats

Smokie suggests North’s game against Richmond was nothing more than a training drill and wonders why Richmond didn’t turn up to play.

Round 11 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Seventy points, three stretchers and plenty of questions

After a dismal Tiger performance in Hobart, Paddy Grindlay can see it coming. You know what it is.

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.

Four reasons why South Australians and Tasmanians (and probably Western Australians) were annoyed by the MCG BBL crowd

To great fanfare, Victorian media declared the Stars v Renegades crowd of 80,000 the incontrovertible victory of Big Bash League in the Australian community. Dave Brown on why Sandgropers, Croweater and Taswegians were less than impressed.

Australia v West Indies – Hobart Test, Day 1: No words

E. Regnans’ take on Day 1 of the Australia v West Indies Test at Blundstone Arena in Hobart.

Australia v West Indies – Hobart Test: Call for writers

We’re looking for writers for the Hobart Test. Nominate a day.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Three: Dhawan’s Theory

Joe Moore samples the best of both worlds; Sheffield Shield cricket at Bellerive with the radio tuned to the Adelaide Oval.

North head south

                                          North come south Reviewed by Adam Muyt. North Melbourne Versus Greater Western Sydney, 1.10pm, 8 April 2012, Bellerive Oval, Hobart Last week I was in Sydney where I grew up, reviewing a rugby league game for the [Read more]