Tasmania Outlast Victoria on Day One

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When he won the toss and elected to bowl first, Matthew Wade become a fairly low chance of being the batter to face the greatest number of balls in the day’s play. If not one of the Victorians, who boasted Marcus Harris, Will Pucovski, Peter Handscomb and Nic Maddinson, all past, present or emerging Test […] READ MORE


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



Mitchell Starc’s Sheffield Shield Warning

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At around the same time as England arrived in Australia, Mitchell Starc produced a dominant display of bowling against South Australia in the Sheffield Shield. His recent form has been superb, including recording his career best first-class bowling figures. After not playing any competitive cricket since June, Mitchell Starc’s return to Australian domestic cricket has […] 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