The Almost Wicketless Session

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Don’t you get out, Doran. Don’t you get out. Jake Doran wasn’t even at the crease. Jordan Silk and Ben McDermott were. And Doran isn’t a bad batsman. But that was the thought which came into my head: I wanted to watch George Bailey bat on day three of Tasmania’s Sheffield Shield match against South […] READ MORE



Big Bash League 2017/8: Hobart Hurricanes Preview

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The Hobart Hurricanes have had a torrid few seasons. Over the past three years they have finished 5th, 7th and 7th. They do not have the strongest squad on paper, relying mainly on homegrown talent, but they are serial under-performers. It is hard to see how this season will be any different for them, despite […] READ MORE


India v Australia Preview: Australia’s Batting

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After a horrible start to the home summer compounded the problems highlighted by a whitewash loss to Sri Lanka, the Australian Test batting line-up was reinvigorated. The results have been clear for all to see, with four Test victories in a row, but can much really be taken from beating an already mentally checked-out South […] READ MORE


Australia Name Replacement Captain for Chappell-Hadlee

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Matthew Wade will captain Australia for the first time as Australia look to maintain their grasp on the Chappell-Hadlee trophy. Australia aren’t fielding as much experience as many would have predicted, but a surprise injury to captain Steve Smith took everyone off guard. The Australian National Selection Panel held an emergency meeting on Friday afternoon […] READ MORE