Adelaide Oval in the Eighties: Rodney Hogg, Adidas Romes and Mondo Rock

‘Our world was still wonderfully small, and for a few days every summer Adelaide Oval was at its centre.’ Mickey Randall revisits a well spent youth where heaven was a day out at the cricket for the lads from Kapunda.

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: Peace and war; a selection minefield – 1979-80 revisited.

Peter Warrington looks at what transpired in and around the 1979-80 Test series (England and West Indies toured that summer), the first series after the WSC split. Great memories. Intriguing analysis.

Register of photographic images of ABC Cricket Book scorecards (and covers).

We know there must be handwritten scorecards out there. Take a photo of a scorecard from your old ABC Cricket Book and send it to us.

Almanac Cricket: Julien Wiener takes on Japan coaching role

Peter Sweeney chats to former opening Australia batsman Julien Wiener about the 2017 ICC World Cricket League qualifiers, Japan and facing Jeff Thomson.

Taking Stance in the Clem Jones Stand

The First Test in Brisbane brings back Gabba memories for David Parker.

Lou: 264 off 173?

Would this bloke Sharma made those runs in such time off DK Lillee or Jeffery Robert Thomson, Gus Gilmour or even Tangles?

Thommo and The Don

Michael Sexton goes straight to the source to see whether the story of Jeff Thomson bowling to a 69-year-old Don Bradman in the nets is true.