Clarke doubtful for Boxing Day test

Michael Clarke is doubtful for the Melbourne test starting on Wednesday after a hamstring problem forced him to retire hurt while batting on the fourth day of Australia’s 137-run win in the opening match of the series in Hobart. The 31-year-old batsman, who is the leading scorer in tests in 2012 with 1,489 runs, has … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

(Tommy is on holiday, so this week, his column has been compiled by his mother-in-law). What a strange week I’ve had…it all concerns Europe. Governments in Europe have been either for or against gay marriage. The French wife of a prominent politician is for gay marriage because she has friends in the entertainment business. I … [Read the full story]

Peter Roebuck commits suicide in South Africa

The journalist and former Somerset cricketer Peter Roebuck has been found dead at a hotel in Newlands in Cape Town. A spokesman for the South African Police in Western Cape Province, Captain Frederik van Wyk, confirmed that a British citizen had killed himself, with reports suggesting Roebuck leaped to his death from his room on … [Read the full story]

Cricketer smashes his own car with a six

Unlucky cricketer Chris Sampson hit a six over the pavilion and smashed his own car with the ball. I think Buford plays cricket when he’s out in the bush hunting shit…I must ask him when and IF he’s ever hit a six -Ed

Liz and Warney, together in LA

Their brief romance was thought to have fizzled out last month after Shane Warne’s alleged fling with porn star Chloe Conrad. But it looked like things were very much back on as Elizabeth Hurley and the Australian cricketer were spotted dining out in Los Angeles over the weekend. Currently in California to reignite her acting … [Read the full story]

Speedy Pietey gets fined

England cricketer and fast-car enthusiast Kevin Pietersen was fined $239 for speeding along the Geelong Ring Road on Thursday. A police spokesperson said a man aged in his 30s was booked for travelling at 121 km/h in a 100 zone in a yellow Lamborghini at 2.35pm. An England team spokesman said, ‘He (Pietersen) did pick … [Read the full story]