Sheffield Shield 1st round summary 2020/21: Labuschagne and Marsh score centuries

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Sheffield Shield 1st Round 2020/21- The Story In the Sheffield Shield 1st round, South Australia took on Western Australia while Tim Paine’s Tasmania faced Queensland. Due to covid-19 restrictions, it was decided that this round would be played in Adelaide. Both the games went on till the final session of the final day with Queensland […] READ MORE


Kamlesh Nagarkoti: Indian Cricket And KKR’s Pat Cummins 2.0?

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The uncanny resemblance in the story of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Pat Cummins ‘A young fragile boy, talented way beyond his age and astonishingly quick, but never fit enough to make an impact’. For Australian cricket fans, it would remind them of a young Pat Cummins, whereas for Indians, it would remind them of their 2018 […] READ MORE


Naseem Shah – Pakistan’s Next Pace Bowling Sensation

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Is Naseem Shah Pakistan’s Next Pace Bowling Superstar? In November 2019 against Australia, Naseem Shah became the ninth-youngest player to make their debut in Test cricket. Remarkably he sits behind five other Pakistani youngsters, the youngest of which Hasan Raza, holds the record for the youngest ever Test match debutant, making his debut at just […] READ MORE


Best Australian Batsmen – Late 1990s to Mid 2000s

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The Best Australian Batsmen In the late 1990s to Mid 2000s, you would not be able to go past Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke and Michael Hussey as the best Australian batsmen. Adam Gilchrist (Australian Batsmen & Keeper) “Gilly.” The Bomb. Gilchrist had the whole package, he was an amazing batsman and […] READ MORE


Picking Australia’s greatest ODI XI

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The Rich History Statistically, Australia has been the most successful ODI team since the format began in 1971. They have won 5 Cricket World Cups and 2 Champions Trophies. Their win percentage is the second-highest. Only South Africa’s win percentage of 63.92 is greater. Australia was also the first country to adopt coloured clothing, dark […] READ MORE


Beyond The Australian Team

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Paul Potts looks at the impressive performers so far in the Sheffield Shield and who could break into the Australian Test side READ MORE


Aaron Summers Looking To Turn The Heat Up In Maiden PSL Gig

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It’s not by chance that England’s Tymal Mills bagged contracts in T20 leagues around the world. He was a left-arm quick though. Here is Australia’s newest T20 weapon who might have been discovered out of obscurity. Right-arm fast 22-year old Aaron Summers, Tasmania’s best-kept secret and perhaps a lethal yet underutilized weapon. Raw pace, extravagant bounce, […] READ MORE


The Greatest Of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average?

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The Greatest of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average? In sports it is always hard to make accurate comparisons with current players and their former counterparts. This is no different in the ever-changing climate of international cricket. A key indicator, which is commonly used to make comparisons, is a batsman’s average. However, without […] READ MORE


Global T20 Canada Gave Us Hope For The Sport In North America

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Global T20 Canada Gave Us Hope For The Sport In North America A while ago, I wrote about the Global T20 Canada tournament that was about to start. Well, yesterday it concluded after two and a half weeks of cricket, that while did not always garner the coverage of it’s counterparts from around the world, […] READ MORE


Does Sledging Have A Place In Cricket?

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Does Sledging Have A Place In Cricket? Has “sledging” ever been such a hot topic? Is it being confused with something else? Does sledging have a role to play in our great game? Yes, it gets confused with “abuse”, and yes, it absolutely does have a role to play in cricket. As an Australian is […] READ MORE