Almanac Teams – The (ultimate) Ultimate WACA Ashes performers

As we head to the WACA one last time for the Ashes, who has put together the best performances at the ground? Warning: may contain traces of 2006 Adam Gilchrist

The Ashes – First Test, Day 5: Wheels officially off.

It was a good game of cricket, until the wheels fell off – the English wheels. Citrus Bob Utber reports on what turned out to be a very easy win to the Australians.

The Ashes – First Test: England fade away, Australia left in charge.

Rulebook gives a clear and concise summary of the First Test at the Gabba, and asks what the rising Australian performance, and the English fizzle out, mean for the rest of the Summer. He’s looking for your thoughts too. And he pays tribute to the memory of Phil Hughes with Darren Berry’s tribute.

Almanac Cricket: Picking Australia’s Best Ashes XI

Daniel Saunders selects his Australian XI for the 1st Test. Do you agree with him?
Add your team in the comments.

Bangladesh v Australia – 1st Test, Day 1: More Subcontinental Blues For Warner

Luke Reynolds reports on an engrossing first day of the Bangladesh v Australia Test in Mirpur.

Almanac Cricket – ICC Champions Trophy: One of Cricket’s Best-kept Secrets

Brendan McArdle takes an in-depth look at Australia’s team ahead of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Have the selectors given Steve Smith the right team for the tournament?

India v Australia Test Series

Aidan Hammond wraps up the recent India v Australia Test Series.

Round 1 Preview: And to all a very good night – Grand Final

Sal Ciardulli with his thoughts on the 3rd Test in India and a twilight Grand Final, as well as his previews of this week’s Round 1 AFL fixtures and racing action in Sydney and Melbourne.

Cricket: saddled with inefficiencies

Pete Zitterschlager has had a gutful of cricket’s inefficiencies and wastefulness. He’s here to change that.

Australia’s batsmen can and must bowl

Peter Clark has an ingenious solution for Australia’s bowlers in the upcoming Tests in India. What are your thoughts?

Almanac Cricket: What next for Australia?

Citrus Bob Utber loves a selection discussion and, after reporting on the entire Test summer, he picks his squad to tour India.

Australia v Pakistan – MCG, Day 5: Smith, Starc and Car Parks

Luke Reynolds takes a punt on a Punt Road car park as day 5 of the 2nd Test delivers much more than expected.

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 Pakistan – Gabba, Day 1: Smith superb, Pakistan, er, not

Confessed cricket purist Paddy Grindlay isn’t too keen on day/night cricket, but Steve Smith’s batting is another story.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 4: Phoenix or dead cat?

With a favorable result, Day 4 restored some pride to Australian Cricket while John Butler can now look towards the series against Pakistan with more expectation than a week ago.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 4: The newbies get the chocolates

Citrus Bob Utber gets the revamped Australians home and analyses the performance of the new chums. [Well played Citrus Bob – JTH]

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test, Day 3: De Kock ton, Hazlewood’s sixfa, and Khawaja’s steel, as the Australians survive

Citrus Bob Utber is happy to record something of an Australian fightback thanks to Josh Hazlewood and Usman Khawaja. But our correspondent is already focusing on Australian selection for Adelaide.

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test, Day 1: South Africans sharp, Australians not

Citrus Bob Utber pops in to Birchip en route to the airport and learns of the history of cricket in the town. Perhaps the local side would have performed better against the South Africans at the beautiful (but overcast) Blundstone Arena. Australia are bowled out for 85 in tough conditions, with the visitors absolutely superb.

Middle Australia on Cricketing Trends

Middle Australia introduces you to the new trend: Collapse. With it’s chief ambassador Shaun Marsh.

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test Day 4: Where’s the moustache?

Paddy Grindlay is a frustrated young Australian cricket fan. He’s resorted to YouTube highlights of Mitch Johnson. [You should try Lillee and Thommo as well Paddy – Ed]