Almanac Cricket: Ducks, bees and the whole damn thing

Umpire John Gascoigne starts the summer with a new employer, but cricket’s charm remains.

First Test: Day 4 – Carnage

E. Regnans records a Roddy-Doyle-like conversation which records the blood-on-the-wicket final day of the Centurion Test which Australia win comfortably without Watto.

Sri Lanka series a launching pad to greater things

THE first Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka which starts in Hobart tomorrow is a new start for Australia.

Second Test – Day 2: Imagine Smith in a baggy green!

Watching Graeme Smith compile run after run, Smokie Dawson began to wish he was Australian.