Almanac Cricket – South Africa v Sri Lanka, First Test: Don’t tell Citrus Bob Test cricket is dead!

A sleepless night caused Citrus Bob Utber to watch one of the most enthralling and exciting finishes to a cricket match he has ever seen. Read his recount of the last 100 minutes of the South Africa v Sri Lanka First Test match.

Almanac Cricket – Test Team of the Year: Did the ICC get it right?

Twitter is angry but Dave Brown examines the numbers for the ICC Test Team of the Year

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test Day 5: Blockheads of colour-by-number d.by Impressionists

E. regnans has recorded an Australian pub conversation from somewhere, anywhere, maybe everywhere. It seems cricket, Test cricket and the approach of senior cricket officials is the talk of the sporting world at the moment. It certainly is in this pub. [Much to consider here – JTH]

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test Day 2: Australia drops its bundle

Peter Clark watches the Aussies blow a great start in Perth as the Proteas take command on day two.

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test: Australians take control

Phil Hill enjoys the big blue Perth sky, the WACA-length bowling and the slips catches it presented, the batting of de Kock and the quick scoring of the Australian openers.

ICC World Cup, Semi Final-New Zealand v South Africa

Tuesday night’s 2015 ICC World Cup semi final at Eden Park will be remembered as one of the all-time greats. The home side under enormous pressure to deliver, the South Africans desperate to progress beyond the semi final stage. A great report from Luke Reynolds

Third Test – Day 1: Thoughts on Cape Town

Brendan McArdle reports on a day of superb Test cricket; a day which the Australian skipper will remember for a long time.

Second Test – Day 4: Test cricket in all its constructive glory

Rob McLean asks, in what other sport do you have the chance to socialise but still keep in touch with what’s happening on the field whilst not paying complete attention?