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

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

Pitch Doctoring – The loss of a venue’s identity

One of games hot topics, ‘the death of test cricket’, was again brought into the limelight following protests prior to the start of the 5th Ashes Test at The Oval.  Channel Gem reported encouraging viewing figures from last night however, with almost 900,000 Australian’s tuning in to watch the baggy greens take control of the… Read More Pitch Doctoring – The loss of a venue’s identity