On This Day – January 23rd

Where’s the cricket? What’s January without Test cricket or at least an international ODI series? To compensate for this programming disaster, today’s “On This Day” series provides a cricket focus – with a few other bits thrown in.

Australia Day, cricket?

Glen! discusses the issue of Australia Day by looking at its celebration during Adelaide Test matches. He invites a conversation around the concept of Australia Day.

Almanac Cricket: An Australian Team of Ians

After reading Glen’s team of Ls yesterday, Almanac editor Ian Hauser put together his fantasy Australian cricket team made up of Ians. He had to co-opt a couple of extras.

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

Almanac Cricket – The best and worst* at the Gabba

In the lead up to the Gabba Test, Dave Brown looks at some of Australia’s good and not so good performers at the venue

Quiet man of cricket: a tribute to Johnny Gleeson

Bernard Whimpress pays a tribute to Australian mystery spinner Johnny Gleeson.