Phenomenal batting over the last year has rocketed Steve Smith up the world’s Test rankings to No 1. But Chris Rogers, the oldest cricketer at Edgbaston overnight, has been the unsung hero.
There’s no argument Kevin Pietersen should be in the England line-up tonight at Edgbaston on ability alone, shoring up a brittle batting order.
Aussie golfer Jason Day was world number nine until he won the Canadian Open at Oakville in Ontario yesterday. He took out the tournament with his stunning birdie, birdie, birdie finish.
It’s a wonder Wallaby coach Michael Cheika’s hair isn’t snow white, or torn out by the roots watching his troops for 80 minutes.
Michael Cheika didn’t “wield the axe”, or “ring the changes” as has been suggested when he named his Wallaby side to meet the Pumas in Mendoza on Sunday morning.
Yesterday was a fascinating exercise where I suggested David Gallop was an ideal presidential candidate for FIFA, the governing body of the undisputed biggest sport in the world.