Almanac Cricket- West Indies v Australia T20 Series Review: Crunched in the Caribbean

Missing some star players, it was a miserable T20 series against the West Indies for the Aussies as Luke Reynolds reports in his review of the series.

Almanac Sport: All in a day – calypso cricket, Les Bleus rugby and Dream Team hoops

Wayne Ball watches on as Australia resumes rivalries with international sporting opponents in cricket, rugby and basketball. He realises just how diminished the powerhouses of his youth are in 2021.

Almanac Cricket: England v West Indies – First Test Review

Luke Reynolds is pleased Test cricket is back and reviews the 1st Test between England and the West Indies at The Rose Bowl in Southampton. The rain delay provoked some powerful and confronting TV discussion about Black Lives Matter from Michael Holding striking a chord with Luke.

Almanac Cricket: Sir Everton Weekes – a tribute

Bob Utber is one of the lucky few who got to watch the West Indies’ three W’s tour Australia in 1951-52. Although the late Sir Everton Weekes may not have flourished down under, he still left his mark on Aussie crowds.

Almanac Cricket – Vale Sir Everton Weekes, the last of ‘The Three Ws’

The Footy Almanac pays tribute to Sir Everton Weeks, a giant of West Indian cricket, who has died aged 95.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Semi-finalists have been decided, but where do things go from here?

The semi finalists for the T20 World Cup are finalised. But will rain spoil the party? Liam Hauser recaps the final few games of the group matches.

Almanac History – November 27 is quite a day in the calendar of sport and music

The Almanac takes you down Memory Lane to see what happened in the worlds of cricket and rock music on this date. It’s a journey from bright lights to mayhem.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Australia v West Indies: Restoking old rivalries

Sean Mortell reviews Australia’s last gasp win in their second match of the 2019 cricket World Cup against the dangerous West Indies.

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers: Scotland Denied

For the winner of last night’s ICC World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and the West Indies, the prize was a spot in the 2019 World Cup. The Scots fell heartbreakingly short, losing by 5 runs. Neil Drysdale, our man in Scotland, reports on the game.

MythBusters: Cricket Edition

Do you really get a Baggy Green with your New South Wales Blues Cap? Punxsutawney Pete, with the help of the Mythbusters team, delves deeper into some cricket myths.

The death and births of ODIs

As T20 cricket continues to eclipse its 50-over cousin, Crankypete fondly remembers the first birth of ODI cricket.

Almanac Cricket- The Day the West Indies Were Bowled Out For 25. By Ireland.

Neil Drysdale ran into an Irishman in Aberdeen who was at the famous game 47 years ago, when Ireland bowled the West Indies out for 25.

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.

Ancient Caribbean Memories

Matt Watson is not happy. He wants the old Windies back.

Australia v West Indies – First Test, Day 2: A Sense of Sadness

The current state of West Indian cricket has Smokie feeling sad. The current state of James Pattinson has him concerned.

Sabina Park Test – West Indies v Australia: Don’t worry about a thing

Who would say no to Test cricket in Jamaica? Not Joseph Ryan. A wonderful “I was there” account from Sabina Park.

England cricket, May 2015: the tying of oneself in knots

E Regnans tries to make sense of the recent goings on in English cricket. As he’s tapping, away the Poms fall to 4/30 at Lord’s against New Zealand. To what topics have the conversations turned in the hallowed halls of the egg and bacon brigade. What of this man Pietersen?

Who’s a Minnow Now?

Qualifying for the 2019 Cricket World Cup just got interesting according to the Footy Bogan. Oh the irony!

2015 ICC World Cup: Ireland v West Indies – Nelson (Haaa Haaa!)

The worst-case scenario for West Indian cricket became a reality earlier today when they were defeated by Ireland in Nelson, New Zealand. Having being bitten by the Test cricket bug, Yoshi delves into the limited overs form of the game. Bemusement abounds for someone from a baseball background.