Almanac Cricket Literature: How Vic Richardson and Ian Chappell helped John Lysikatos breathe again

Michael Sexton tells the story John Lysikatos, the author of the recently published ‘Victor Richardson: A Great Australian All Round Cricketer’ explaining the mission John was on and the friendships he developed with the Chappell family who encouraged and supported the project. [This is a wonderful story – JTH]

The Ashes 2019 – Second Test: an Australian Lord’s XI

Dave Brown searches the records to compile an Australian Test team made up of our best performers at Lord’s. You’ll find one or two surprises here.

Almanac Cricket: An Australian side from L

Glen! is on the (cricket) ball early today starting a run of themed cricket teams. He begins with a team of Ls to mark the debut of Marnus Labuschagne. One selection might send you scurrying to your Wisden.

The Pollie XVIII – when politics and sport do mix

Football has a proud history of providing politicians for the parliaments of Australia. But we need a full forward – can you help?