The 2019-2020 Test Summer: Poor preparation leads to piss-poor performance

“These tales of visiting woe just serve to reinforce that the Australian test summer was really all about us. Which, if we’re being honest, is how we generally like it.” John Butler looks at the test summer that was.

The Ashes – Adelaide Test: Aussies one hand on the urn

Rulebook hands out the brickbats and bouquets from the Adelaide Oval test. Does anyone do social test cricket better than Adelaide?

The Ashes – First Test, Day 1: Is this the new Brisbane?

Hot off the press – Citrus Bob’s report from Day 1 at the Gabba

India v Australia Test Series

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

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

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 3: Debuts

Day 3 of an intriguing Adelaide Test and Dave Brown is thankful for Faf du Plessis… and electronic devices

Almanac Cricket: An Australian WACA XI

Dave Brown looks at the numbers, and some other things, to pick an Australian XI for the WACA test

Australia v New Zealand – Adelaide Test: The New is Old is New again

New, old, new, new, old, old, new, new, old, new, new, old and new. Sharp observations from Joseph Ryan who visited Adelaide for the Test.

Hazlewood, not Lee… Selectors. Media. Groupthink. Ageism.

CrankyPete wants to know your ideal selection for the Australian bowling attack. He’s gotten the ball rolling with a BIG call…

The Ashes 2015 – Third Test, Day 2: Aussie shirts need more Starc

Dips O’Donnell reviews Day 2 of the Third Ashes Test at Edgebaston, another distasterous day for the Aussies.

The Ashes 2015 – Second Test, Day 4: Mi-jo finds his mojo

How easy was that? The transformation on the road from Cardiff to London was remarkable, writes Darren “Smokie” Dawson

Fourth Test – The Lyon roars

Snubbed for the first two Tests of the Ashes, Nathan Lyon took 4/42 against the Poms.