The First Wicket

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First Wicket: Matt Renshaw bowls the opening ball of the match. It is short, it is wide, and Marcus Stoinis cuts it straight into the ground. It is a comfortable shot, but not a powerful one: the ball has bounced three times by the time it has reached Mitchell Swepson at point. The batsmen make […] READ MORE



‘Sheffield Colosseum’ Key To Australia’s Revival

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Gladiatorial battles for selection in the ‘Sheffield Colosseum’ can only serve help Australian cricket claw its way back from the abyss and unearth new, toughened talent. Mate v mate. Enemy v friend. Brother v brother. With as many as seven spots up for grabs for the Third Test before a ball was bowled, this round […] READ MORE