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.

Sheffield Shield Final Day 5- Easy Ride For Bushrangers

Bernard Whimpress is angry. Why would Redbacks captain and part time offie Travis Head open the bowling on Day 5 of the Sheffield Shield Final with the Bushrangers needing 98 runs? Surely you go with your best bowlers….

A cricketing revolution: Three cases for the selection of Joe Mennie

Dave Brown, with the assistance of Darwin, Shakespeare and Marx, makes an impassioned plea for the inclusion of Joe Mennie in the test squad