Australia v New Zealand – Second Test, Day 2: Cricket the big winner at the MCG

A thoroughly enjoyable day of cricket reports Citrus Bob Utber on Day 2 of the Second Test Australia v New Zealand with cricket and sportsmanship shining brightly.

Almanac Cricket – Test Team of the 80s

In a moment of sleeplessness, Damian Balassone created a super Test Team for the 1980s. What do you think of his team? Any glaring omissions?

Almanac (Australian) Cricket: Beset by crisis because the system is spoiled

This is the regression we had to have.  In ironmike20’s life, Australian cricket has suffered three great crises and rebounded.  This crisis is self-inflicted, but a setback is an opportunity for a comeback.  The Aussies have done it before and can do it again a passionate Mike claims.

Australian Cricket’s Modern ‘Lord of the Rings’ Saga

Who will be our next genuine Test all-rounder, asks Thesaurus Rex.

2015 ICC World Cup : When Greatbatch Went Gonzo

As Australia and New Zealand get set to clash at Eden Park in the Cricket World Cup pool matches this weekend, ESPN’s Cricinfo takes us on a trip down memory lane and profiles a big hitting Kiwi who gave the Aussies no shortage of headaches in trans-Tasman cricket: Mark Greatbatch.