A dominant record at a fortress was relinquished, and so to Australia’s faith in their test team – it was the first time in over 30 years that the Australian’s had been defeated at the Gabba and wasn’t the fallout jarring. Had Australia taken those ten wickets against India, on the final day, there would […]Read More A novice’s thoughts on the Australian Test Team
How good is it to see the Australian cricket team more or less command a summer of cricket from start to finish? It began with Twenty20 series victories over Sri Lanka and Pakistan before controlling wins in Brisbane and Adelaide over Pakistan in their two match test series. Australia’s dominance then followed on to matches […]Read More Australia may be on their way to dominating test cricket once again
Australia are off to a dream start in the 2019 Ashes series, with a 251 run win over England at Edgbaston in the first test. It’s a remarkable result, and is one of the better test comebacks of recent times, considering the Aussies found themselves at 8-122 during their first innings on day one. The […]Read More Australia conquer fortress Edgbaston: The Ashes
The World Cup is over, but the real contest we’ve all been waiting for is almost here. The 2019 Ashes series begins on Thursday as Australia looks to retain the urn against an English side that is fresh off of a World Cup triumph. England’s controversial yet gripping victory over New Zealand in the World […]Read More Building up to Edgbaston: The Ashes
It took some time but finally the Australian selectors made a decision that the majority of cricket fans could agree with; making the last minute decision to bring New South Wales batsmen Kurtis Patterson into the test squad to face Sri Lanka. It would seem only natural that a batsmen who scored two hundreds (157 […]Read More Australian selectors get one right
The Australian cricket team is at one of its lowest points in memory, struggling to find form ahead of a test series on home soil against India, whilst also trying to recreate an identity that demands respect from the rest of the world. It’s a pivotal period in the history of Australian cricket, and one […]Read More Is Cricket Australia’s new broadcast deal fair to the fans?
AUSTRALIA’s domestic Twenty20 cricket competition has received a shake up with the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) extending its fixture for 2017/18. The Big Bash League, a major drawcard over Australia’s summer of cricket, has had another eight regular season games added to its schedule for BBL|07. This year’s change will see the competition increase […]Read More Fans set for bigger Big Bash League this summer
The Border-Gavaskar Trophy remains at 1-1 thanks to an incredible performance from Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh in Ranchi. Against all odds Australia held on for a famous draw on day five of the Third Test in India, thanks to the heroics of middle order duo Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh; two contrasting cricketers at […]Read More Australia shows character in Ranchi rescue mission