The catches that won the Ashes

Jeff Dowsing reckons Australia’s catches won matches. England had more fumbles and bumbles than the Channel 9 commentary box.

ODI cricket review: How did your favourite player fare?

It may have been a meaningless one-day series, tacked onto the tail-end of an Ashes tour, and England may have rested many of its players, but a win’s a win! Smokie rates the players.

First Test – Day 3: Campaign teeters on brink if Cowan and Clarke fail

As the series continues one can only hope that our current players, and those who stand in waiting, gain experience from the quality of competition they currently compete against, says Phantom.

My Australian XI for Boxing Day

With the pre-season and rookie drafts done and dusted it’s time to take a look at the state of Australian cricket. Unlike many others who were calling this past week’s defeat one of the lowest moments in Australian cricket, I see it more as a wake-up call. This side needs a total overhaul for the [Read more]

Australian batsmen battle on a dusty first day wicket

by Marvin Vaas We arrive to a fully covered Galle International Stadium. It hosed down overnight. And there’s still some serious moisture in the air. A number of our touring party break out in a muck lather. If we were racehorses parading in the Flemington mounting yard on Derby Day, you’d promptly rule a line [Read more]