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Tag Archives: australia

what value the lonesome t20i

A blog by ©hinaman: cricket for the boom times? the Twenty20 matches; after all its creation was aimed at the cash-rich and time-poor to go back to 2001 when international cricket was buoyant, the county game was in steep decline a Stuart Robertson working as the marketing manager of the England and Wales Cricket Board [...]

clash of the titans |||. aus v sa 08-09

A blog by santos What a series we have had in AUS with the unofficial battle for the No.1 rankings. We all know India is now a powerhouse as well, however they are still to perform constantly o/s as have AUS & SA. Back to this series, every match went the full distance of completing [...]

in need of a new heart – Test cricket

A blog by Donthaveaclue There are two popular inferences from the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar trophy. 1. The era of Australian dominance has ended 2. The era of Indian dominance has officially begun I could launch an attack on these inferences but will suffice to say that any inferences about dominance and the end of eras [...]

all good things must pass

A blog by Donthaveaclue Border-Gavaskar Series. 3 matches down, 1 to go. India leads 1-0. One test has been dominated by Australia, one by India and the third was an even affair with Australia ahead on points, having stayed in the contest in spite of conceding a huge first innings total. Seems like a finale [...]

the E group little sister

A blog by Miss Field: During my first year in high school someone in my year group decided to categorise all the lunchtime social groups and bestow each with a grading depending on perceived popularity and ‘coolness’. As an Australian, watching New Zealand lose to England is like watching your E group little sister attempt [...]

Growing domestic cricket: then and now

  -a blog by andruid: On the 6th of June* in Kenya, a country that is considered by many among the leading nations in the game outside that test world, two 3 day matches will begin between four franchise teams known respectively the Northern Nomads, The Southern Stars, The Western Chiefs, and the Eastern Aces. [...]

Lessons from an Australian summer

A blog by donthaveaclue: Mark Taylor said it was one of best summers of cricket he has seen in a long time. Others have been claiming that Australia V India is the new Australia V England, which isnâ?(tm)t saying much given those werenâ?(tm)t ever in the vicinity of being contests barring 2005. The long-drawn Commonwealth [...]

How’s that for an alternative ending?! A blog by 186noutout: Itâ?(tm)s long been sort of a â??traditionâ?(tm) of the Australian team, — every summer, bring foreign team, get them minimal acclimatization, with practice matches against lowly domestic teams, and before they get the hang of things even minimally, they are 1-0 down in the 4-test [...]

Twenty20 fun on the hallowed turf

A blog by Miss Field: I do love it when we win. I’m so proud to be Australian, for more reasons than just cricket, but cricket is one reason. Imagine being at the MCG with that crowd! I went to a football game there last year and was in awe of the atmosphere, and it [...]