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.

Australia v Pakistan – SCG Test, Day 1: Marvellous

Citrus Bob delights in some top-shelf Australian batting from the Big Ship, the Future Australian Captain and especially a “faultless, explosive, dynamic” DA Warner. Marvellous.

Australia v Pakistan – Gabba, Day 1: Smith superb, Pakistan, er, not

Confessed cricket purist Paddy Grindlay isn’t too keen on day/night cricket, but Steve Smith’s batting is another story.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, pre-game: Agile, innovative, creative selection

Alright Australian squad – acknowledge your luck, look after each other and have a crack. That’s David Wilson’s message to the unrecognisables. And their teammates. What a time to be alive.

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