Almanac Cricket – Pomborneit Cricket Club December/January Review

A maiden Twenty20 title highlights the Pomborneit Cricket Club’s review from December & January. #gopombobulls

T20 has transformed Cricket and not for the better

Neil Drysdale is not a fan of T20 Cricket and the climate it creates.

Test Cricket’s Future

Scottish writer Neil Drysdale recently penned this piece on the future of Test cricket, and has kindly allowed it to be published here. He bemoans the lack of a truly great team in world cricket, and the 20/20 vision of the governing bodies.

Almanac Cricket – Rolled for 60: What’s the Problem?

In the aftermath of being all out for 60, Cricket Froth unloads on cricket’s domestic schedule after an Ashes series where only 12 days of a possible 20 have been utilised.

Nobody Can Bowl

Rob Bath argues that cricket is now totally a batsman’s game, with everything stacked in the favour of those wielding the willow. Nobody can bowl….

Cricket on Christmas Day

The possibility of having international cricket played on Christmas Day opens up business and scheduling opportunities for more than just Cricket Australia, writes Geoff Lockhart.

How the rapid evolution of T20 cricket should create a change in certain traditional cricket laws.

Sean Curtain suggests some rules changes for T20 cricket to make it a fairer contest for the bowling/fielding team. Give us your opinions and suggestions.

#BigBash03 – Are we there yet?

Jeff Dowling says there is actually much to like about #BigBash03, despite the lame brained celebrity circus exhibits as likely to catch the ball for their home viewer as Jesus coming on and bowling a maiden over (left arm orthodox). It’s his new guilty pleasure.

England v Australia – 1st Twenty20 International: T20 cricket at its best

With this game of very little context starting at 3.30 AM Victorian time I had very little incentive to watch. So I didn’t. However I recorded the game for the sole purpose of watching Fawad Ahmed bowling his first overs in Australian colours. But after waking up on Friday morning and reading the scorecard and [Read more]

All Girls Twenty20 Cricket set to launch in Jamestown to help Kids With Cancer

Sport is again at the forefront in South Australia’s Southern Flinders Ranges, with Backyard Football League Australia working with the local community, in combining cricket and family fun to help kids in need. Women’s cricket is set to take centre stage at Jamestown’s Victoria Park (Town Oval) on Saturday the 6th of April from 4pm, [Read more]

IPL 5: Less than maximum

I should preface this article by stating that I have never enjoyed Twenty20 cricket. This dislike for Twenty20 cricket has morphed into an equally strong dislike of the IPL. So from my perspective, it is not necessarily disappointing to hear that the IPL is losing sponsors and supporters.