Ashes 2019 – Fifth Test Day 1: Deuce; a topsy-turvy day of Test cricket

Seam Mortell sums up Australia’s day in the field on Day 1 of the 5th Ashes Test at The Oval. Some fine bowling from Mitch Marsh, but some easy chances put down lets the Poms off the hook.

The Ashes 2019 – Fourth Test: Drama, tension, glorious joy

A great victory for the Aussies in the 4th Ashes Test at Old Trafford as reports Sean Mortell.

The Ashes 2019 – Third Test Day 4: Wow!

Ben Stokes shattered the hearts of all Aussies with his history making magnificent innings reports Sean Mortell with his review of Day 4 of the Ashes Test at Headingley.

The Ashes 2019 – Second Test, Lord’s: Life (and Death)

Jofra Archer’s vicious bouncer that struck Steve Smith has produced a great deal of comment. Bernard Whimpress presents his thoughts about the act that has livened up the Ashes Series.

The Ashes 2019 – Second Test, Day 5: Momentum yo-yos, youth thrills

Sean Mortell reviews Day 5 of the Second Ashes Test at Lord’s, a game the English nearly pinched from the Aussies.

Australia v England – 2nd ODI: Selection Spin

Luke Reynolds reports on another ordinary performance from the Australians, but a rock-solid performance from the visiting Englishmen.

Almanac Books: A Clear Blue Sky by Jonny Bairstow & Duncan Hamilton – Book Review 1 of 52

Jack Banister has kicked off his ambitious 2018 goal of reading a book a week with a thoughtful review of Jonny Bairstow & Duncan Hamilton’s ‘A Clear Blue Sky’. One down, Fifty-one to go Jack!

The Ashes: Citrus Bob Sums Up The Ashes

After bringing us the action all summer, Citrus Bob wraps up The Ashes of 2017/18. With player rankings and a look towards South Africa tour. [Thank you Citrus Bob for your tremendous Test cricket coverage – Ed].

The Ashes – Fourth Test, Day 4: Sod It 

In the bowels of the ‘G, people mill about, wearing confused expressions. What is a man or woman to do when his or her day at the cricket is ruined by the glory of Melbourne summer rain? Jack ponders this question as the rain begins to play a part in determining the outcome of the fourth Test.

The Ashes – Third Test, Day 1 – Stoneman certainly didn’t disgrace instead setting the pace in the Ashes race

Day 1 of the Perth Test looked, at the time, like it might have saved the Test series. (Much has happened since). Carjam (Jen Muirden and Fitzroy Pete) were there to take it all in – especially the crowd. And Jen has come up with a song.)

The Ashes – Third Test, Day 1: Malan and Bairstow defy the WACA

Citrus Bob Utber reports from Perth, where a superb day of Test cricket sees England well placed at stumps. Dawid Malan compiled his first Test century, sharing in an unbroken 174 run partnership with Jonny Bairstow.

Almanac Cricket – Test Team of the Year: Did the ICC get it right?

Twitter is angry but Dave Brown examines the numbers for the ICC Test Team of the Year