Australian Cricket Anthem

Peter Baulderstone struggles to understand how low Australian cricket culture has sunk. He suggests a new anthem for the Australian cricket team.

The Ashes

Peter Crossing pens an Australian cricket obituary in light of the ball tampering scandal.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 4: The newbies get the chocolates

Citrus Bob Utber gets the revamped Australians home and analyses the performance of the new chums. [Well played Citrus Bob – JTH]

Australia v New Zealand – Gabba Test, Day 1: Flaming tar barrels

First Test, Day 1: David Wilson on ritual and memory, humility and kindness; on how the flaming tar barrels of Ottery St. Mary relate today to DA Warner and UT Khawaja.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Two: The Bradman-esque Compiler of Runs

Bob Utber ponders why Victorian cricket has fallen off the pace while watching Steve Smith, Brad Haddin and Ryan Harris wrest control of the third Test from out of India’s grasp

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Two: Sinking Popeye

Rulebook’s take on day three; some exquisite stroke play from Steve Smith, while MS Dhoni’s captaincy leaves everyone scratching their heads.