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 2017/18: Adelaide Strikers Preview

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After an underwhelming season last year, the Adelaide Strikers have made several key changes to their squad. Travis Head has taken on the captaincy and they have signed South African Colin Ingram and Afghan wrist-spinner Rashid Khan. Their season begins on the 22nd December when they host Sydney Thunder. It will be a tough campaign […] 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


Big Bash League: Adelaide Strikers Previewed

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As the Australia Test side dominate Pakistan at Brisbane, most of the country are looking forward to the exciting spectacle that is the Big Bash League. Australia’s domestic T20 competition returns on Tuesday with some of the biggest names in world cricket taking part. In the run-up to the start of the tournament, LastWordOnSports will be […] READ MORE


Serene Smith Sets Up Large Australia Win

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A sublime 164 from Australian captain Steve Smith set up a 68-run win for the Aussies in the first ODI with New Zealand. Smith’s knock helped Australia to post a substantial total of 324, after they won the toss and elected to bat. There were no real shocks in the Australia line-up, except for the exclusion […] READ MORE