Matador Cup profits from Bangladesh’s loss

The Bangladesh Test tour postponement has led to revised squad announcements for the start of next weeks Matador Cup.  Players from the Test squad have returned to their respective states, bolstering the already star studded line ups for Australia’s domestic One-Day competition.  With Channel Gem televising 15 of the 23 games on free-to-air TV, all… Read More Matador Cup profits from Bangladesh’s loss

Fan’s to miss out as CA set to pull plug on Bangladesh tour

You’ve got to feel for Bangladesh as they plead one last time with Cricket Australia for the scheduled two-game Test tour to go ahead.  Since the emergence of information suggesting that militants may be planning to target Australian interests in Bangladesh, it has looked unlikely that any of the elaborate security measures revealed by the… Read More Fan’s to miss out as CA set to pull plug on Bangladesh tour

Bangladesh Tour put on hold amid player safety concerns

Australia’s Test tour of Bangladesh has been put on hold amid security fears.  James Sutherland, Cricket Australia’s CEO has acted on recent advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) who identified the potential security risk. DFAT issued its latest security advice about Bangladesh on Friday, stating that “there is reliable information to… Read More Bangladesh Tour put on hold amid player safety concerns

Matador Cup 14-man Squad Announcements

This years Matador Cup is set to be as competitive as ever as all 14-man squad announcements have now been made. The clash in schedule with Australia’s Test tour of Bangladesh has done nothing to take away from the one-day competitions excitement, as some of Australia’ biggest names are set to feature alongside the countries rising… Read More Matador Cup 14-man Squad Announcements

Jam-packed Schedule Paves Way for Exciting Summer

A recent Ashes defeat and a spate of retirements have left an apparent cloud over Australia’s ‘national sport’, as underlying tones of pessimism from the media have trickled down to the fans.  Whilst melodramatic pub talk is one thing, some of the more typically level headed cricket sources have suddenly got me questioning whether Australia… Read More Jam-packed Schedule Paves Way for Exciting Summer

Warnie’s ultimate Australia ODI XI…

Shane Warne has a knack of making headlines despite retiring from the international game almost a decade ago.  The maverick leg-spinner has taken to social media to name his greatest Australian ODI team since 1990. Whilst it’s undoubtedly a formidable starting XI, there are some notable omissions; Mark Waugh Adam Gilchrist Ricky Ponting Michael Hussey Allan… Read More Warnie’s ultimate Australia ODI XI…