2019 Cricket World Cup – Australia v Sri Lanka: Not pretty, but it does the trick

Australia continued their World Cup campaign with another imperfect win against Sri Lanka, as Sean Mortell details the problems the Aussies need to fix if they are to go deep into the tournament

Almanac Cricket: Australia v Sri Lanka, First Test – does anyone care?

The silence is deafening at the Editor’s desk as we head into Day 1 of the First Test v Sri Lanka at the Gabba. Does anyone really care? Is there a scribe who will be our eyes, ears and analyst in the coming days? ((Or is this where cricket is at in Australia today?)

Almanac Cricket: Pomborneit Cricket Club October Review

The Pomborneit Bulls are off to a solid start in the 2018/19 season. All the highlights and happenings from October are listed here. #gopombobulls

Sri Lanka v Australia – 2nd Test, Galle: A full time batting assistant coach?

So the Australian cricket team is looking for a “full time batting assistant coach.” David Wilson’s satire has a tourist in Galle meeting an existing member of the Australian coaching staff…

First Test, Sri Lanka v Australia: Mendis Masterclass

All credit to the re-building Sri Lanka. But Australia showed a lack of patience and application.

Almanac Cricket: Player Spotlight – Ireland’s Captain William Porterfield

Neil Drysdale talks to Ireland cricket captain William Porterfield ahead of the upcoming ODI series in Dublin against Sri Lanka, and in wake of the ICC’s announcement of a possible two division Test league featuring extra teams such as the Irish.

Underdog – 1: Favourite – egg-on-face

Yvette loves a good come uppance. Read on and find out why.

The Way Forward For Test Cricket

Callum O’Connor thinks through the Test cricket woes. He has some suggestions.

Almanac Cricket: Blind Cricket and the folly of assumptions

A great extract from a speech given by former Sight Impaired Australian Cricketer, Graeme Innes, at the launch of the All Abilities championships held in the Melbourne Cricket Club’s famed Long Room. Assumptions and discrimination hold so many of us back; “we are limited by the soft bigotry of low expectations.”

2015 ICC World Cup Quarter Final- South Africa v Sri Lanka: When the Nightmare Meets the Fairy-tale

Wayne Ball covers the World Cup Semi-Final at the SCG between South Africa and Sri Lanka, where the Proteas finally have won a knock out World Cup game for the first time since their maiden appearance in 1992.

Lehmann Academy link up with the Flinders for Junior Sri Lankan Tour

James Lang is proud to report that 15yo Crystal Brook cricketer Jake Wohling has a scholarship to tour Sri Lanka and compete against some of the best school-aged cricketers from around the world. It’s an enormous coup for cricket in the Mid North and Flinders Region.

ICC Champions Trophy- Australia v Sri Lanka: Bundled out without a win

Australia is bundled out of the ICC Trophy without a win and, on this performance, Luke Reynolds has a feeling our one-day fortunes will get worse before they get better.

Worse places to be than the first ODI of the summer

There weren’t too many present at the first One Day International of the Summer. Noel McPhee was there – his first one-day game in 20 years.

Some observations following the third Test

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

Third Test – Day 2: Australia does its best to keep SL in contest

Australia did their best to ensure Sri Lanka remained in the contest, says Patrick O’Keeffe.

Second Test – Day 3: What a day!

Max Wiggins heads to the cricket with his dad and can’t believe what he sees.

Second Test – Day 2: Real Time Cricket

Andrew Else was at the G, watching Clarke and Watto doing their Arjuna Ranatunga impersonation – smashing fours or walking singles. Then he was distracted by a curious bit of by-play in the ABC commentary box.

Second Test – Day 2: Times change, but the Boxing Day Test still hard to beat

It’s a pity that Sri Lanka play their first Boxing Day Test in 17 years at the end of their greatest era, says Luke Reynolds.

Second Test – Day1: Sri Lanka…what the?

Colin Ritchie was stunned at how easily some batsmen gave up their wickets, especially on a pitch and in conditions so perfectly suited for batting and for making runs.

Second Test – Day 1: Number Crunching Boxing Day style

Mick Jeffrey crunches the numbers from the Boxing Day Test. (Guess how many brain cells Tillakaratne Dilshan and Thilan Samaraweera used in their shot selections leading to their demise.)