Kiwi’s come back fighting strong

A Kiwi rejuvenation initiated by the brilliance of Kane Williamson has reduced the Blackcaps first innings deficit to just 49.  One of New Zealand’s biggest shortcomings with the bat this series has been their inability to support Williamson…queue Ross Taylor.  After being made to look pretty average at the Gabba, Taylor has bounced back in… Read More Kiwi’s come back fighting strong

Race for Selection

The Bangladeshi tour cancellation has triggered a Tour de France-esque race for Test selection ahead of a packed Australian summer of cricket.  With all the international players returning to their respective state teams, eyes suddenly fell upon Australia’s domestic one-day competition, giving future Test hopefuls the opportunity to shine amongst their nations regulars.  If there’s… Read More Race for Selection

5 things we’ve learned from the Matador Cup so far…

It’s unpredictable With the exception of New South Wales, consistency appears to have gone out the window as all teams have lost at least one game from the opening exchanges.  The Cricket Australia XI’s victory over Tasmania sums up the competitions unpredictability, as they bounced back from humiliating defeats to NSW and Victoria to beat… Read More 5 things we’ve learned from the Matador Cup so far…

Records tumble in Matador Cup opening day

An astonishing start to the Matador Cup saw records tumble, as seven batsmen hit centuries on the competitions opening day. Cameron Bancroft (176) and Shaun Marsh’s (109) opening stand of 216 against South Australia broke Western Australia’s state-record opening stand. Western Australia posted their highest One-Day total, 350. Travis Head and Callum Ferguson’s partnership of… Read More Records tumble in Matador Cup opening day