Australia v Pakistan – Second Test, Day 2 at Adelaide

Phil Hill reflects upon his old cricketing mate Neville Turner, ands wishes he could have been with him during the second day’s play at the Adelaide Oval to witness history making cricket. Neville would have enjoyed chatting about the day’s proceedings muses Phil.

Almanac Cricket – A comeback for the Sheffield Shield?

What did we learn from the first Round of the Marsh Sheffield Shield competition last weekend? Ian Hauser found that it left him with more questions than answers.

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 – Fourth Test Days 1 & 2: Steve and his little mate Marnus

Steve Smith leads the way for Australia as they take command on the first two days of the Fourth Test at Old Trafford in Manchester as Sean Mortell reports.

The Ashes 2019 – Third Test Day 1: Archer blitzes through, unlikely heroes hold firm

Sean Mortell reports on Australia’s disappointing effort with the bat against some excellent fast bowling on Day 1 of the Third Test at Headingley.

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.

The Ashes 2019 – First Test, Day 1: Celebrating Smith and a history-defining knock

Sean Mortell reviews Steve Smith’s stunning match-changing innings on Day 1 of the Edgbaston Test of the 2019 Ashes series.

Almanac Cricket Competition: Name your First Test team for The Ashes

We’ve had the ‘name the Ashes squad competition’, now we’ve got the ‘name the First Test team’ competition. Roger Lowrey puts it out there to Almanackers to have a go. But be sure to read the fine print – it could make all the difference!

Almanac Cricket – Sheffield Shield final: A great sight for cricket

This is what we came to see: Queensland win the Shield, and cricket played the way it’s meant to be played, competitive and well fought but with integrity and no unnecessary silly garbage . Liam presents his report of the game.

Bangladesh v Australia – 1st Test, Day 1: More Subcontinental Blues For Warner

Luke Reynolds reports on an engrossing first day of the Bangladesh v Australia Test in Mirpur.

Almanac Cricket: Where it Went Wrong for the Aussies

Junior Almanacker Daniel Saunders delivers has take on the recent disappointment for Australia at the ICC Champions Trophy in England. Who is needed for the upcoming India tour?

Almanac Cricket – ICC Champions Trophy: One of Cricket’s Best-kept Secrets

Brendan McArdle takes an in-depth look at Australia’s team ahead of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Have the selectors given Steve Smith the right team for the tournament?

India v Australia Test Series

Aidan Hammond wraps up the recent India v Australia Test Series.

India v Australia: Bangalore Test, Day 2 – A Tale Of Two Marshes

There are two Marshes. Shaun the oft-injured master of inconsistency. And Shaun the patient, stylish, gifted grafter.

Matthew Wade is an inspiration to the butterfingered

A light-hearted look at Matthew Wade’s Australian career and the inspiration it provides those people in the community who suffer a rare condition.

Almanac Cricket: What next for Australia?

Citrus Bob Utber loves a selection discussion and, after reporting on the entire Test summer, he picks his squad to tour India.

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….

Almanac Cricket – Australia A: Who’s knocking on the selectors’ doors?

With the Ashes behind us, Brad Haddin and Shane Watson on their test careers, Crio ponders what the next generation Australian Test side could look like, after the recent Australian A tour to India

Some observations following the third Test

Les Everett is happy to offer plenty of free advice to Sri Lanka, Matthew Wade and Channel 9,

Don’t Kill The Keeper

DON’T KILL THE KEEPER by Wally Wright     If I had to choose one word that best-described my experience at Sunday’s ODI at the Gabba between Australia and India, it would be CONFUSING.   My confusion began shortly after I arrived at the Cricketers’ Club around midday. Looking for some sustenance, I gravitated towards [Read more]