Ozzie batsmen struggle in tour match

Australia’s lacklustre performance against the England Lions might have answered the question of who will bat at No.3 in the fifth Test, but not with any great conviction. Phil Hughes came out at first drop, with incumbent Usman Khawaja dropped well down the order to No.6, in a telling indication of what the latest batting … [Read the full story]

Does ‘get knotted’ mean, ‘do yoga’?

Hello to all my fans. It’s good to be back after my holiday in India. Thank you for all your comments on my last article about test match cricket. My English is not good enough to understand the colloquial terms used by some of my fans. I once spoke to my Guru and asked him … [Read the full story]

Pat Cummins keen to be on West Indies tour

After a nightmare summer, Pat Cummins is back. In a major boost for Australia’s pace stocks, the teenage tearaway will take his first major stride towards selection for the West Indies tour when he bowls in the SCG nets. Sidelined for the past 10 weeks with a heel injury, Cummins will bowl off a shortened … [Read the full story]

Shaun Marsh needs to step up

Embattled Australia batsman Shaun Marsh will need a big score in the fourth Test against India or he risks being dropped from the side for the tour of the West Indies in March. Marsh has made just 14 runs in three Tests against India this summer, a dramatic fall from grace after his debut Test … [Read the full story]

Ponting’s career may have just been saved

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has cheekily admitted that his innings of 62 in the second Test against South Africa may have gone a long way to saving his career. Ponting has been under fire after failing to register a Test century in almost two years, but diverted some of the scrutiny with a well-made … [Read the full story]

Buford Balony says ,Indians are CRAP at sports

“Kingdoms fall. Empires crumble. Regimes collapse,” rumbled The Times of India on its front-page report on the loss of India’s status as the world’s best Test team on Sunday. “But who would have thought that India’s reign would come to an end like this – so swiftly, so feebly, so abjectly?” Who indeed? Not presumably … [Read the full story]

Cricket Australia block Hussey comeback

Michael Hussey missed the chance to prove the national cricket selectors wrong when Cricket Australia ordered him to sit out a Sheffield Shield game for Western Australia last week. Hussey, who was cut from Australia’s World Cup squad because of a hamstring injury, undertook what he described as a “strenuous” training session on Sunday and … [Read the full story]

Hilditch is useless…he has to go

Australian selection boss Andrew Hilditch and under-fire coach Tim Nielsen may be pushed off the plank after their bosses pointedly refused to guarantee their jobs. One of the biggest shake-ups in Australian cricket history started on Tuesday when a CA board meeting gave the green light to two major reviews – which were sparked by … [Read the full story]

British press slate woeful England

The British press have criticised England‘s dismal performance in the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground in Perth, likening the team’s pitiful display to those of England teams of old. The Sun – “England freeze, Aussies sledge” Sun reporter John Etheridge was scathing in his appraisal of England’s performance in Perth, describing the battering … [Read the full story]

Mitchell has to be dropped…says the chosen one

Mitchell Johnson has come under continued fire ahead of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, due to begin on Friday, after his underwhelming performance in the drawn first Test at the Gabba. Australia’s selectors called up fast bowlers Doug Bollinger and Ryan Harris for the Adelaide Test, after the Gabba draw, an announcement that may … [Read the full story]

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