Brett McKay is one of The Roar's good news stories and has been a rugby and cricket expert for the site since July 2009.
Brett also writes for ESPNscrum.com, is a commentator for ABC Grandstand radio and on Fox Sports’ NRC live stream commentary, and has written magazine columns and articles in Australia and New Zealand. He tweets from @BMcSport.
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Young batsmen trying to find their feet in the Test side should be getting out in the middle as much as possible.
There is freedom within, there is freedom without Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
I know I wasn’t alone this week in expressing surprise at the selection of NSW bat Nic Maddinson and Victorian ‘keeper Matthew Wade for the Third Test against South Africa starting today in Adelaide.
Something occurred to me during the Wallabies’ good-enough-is-far-enough win over France on Sunday morning.
For the first time in recent memory, the current round of Sheffield Shield matches starting around the country today will have genuine interest among cricket fans, and with actual media coverage almost guaranteed.
Not many minutes after 10.30am on Saturday, I find myself – mockingly – typing the words “That’s the way he plays” into Twitter, after David Warner played one of the worst first over cricket shots I think I have ever seen. And that includes a few I played myself.