Cricket Australia’s CEO James Sutherland’s suggestion injured cricketers in a Test should be replaced has merit, but it’s fraught with danger.
Two leg-spin combinations which defied the tradition that kindred spirits can't fire in the baggy green6 Jan 2017
For over a century Australian cricket selectors have point-blank refused to pick kindred spirit spinners from playing together in a Test, but the Clarrie Grimmett-Bill O’Reilly and Shane Warne-Stuart MacGill combinations defied that old wives’ tale.
At 2:17pm yesterday at the SCG, Bob Hawke filled television screens sculling a beer to thunderous applause.
Australian opening batsmen David Warner and Matt Renshaw made a dead Test come alive at the SCG against Pakistan yesterday.
Since Rod Marsh’s shock resignation, the new-look selection panel of Trevor Hohns (acting chair), Greg Chappell (interim selector), Mark Waugh and Darren Lehmann has turned a side thumped in five successive Tests into on that has won three on the trot.
Glenn Maxwell is the enigma of Australian cricket.