Geoff Lemon is a writer, editor and broadcaster covering sport for The Roar and The Guardian, as well as writing on politics, literature and history for a range of outlets. He's a regular guest on ABC Radio and a video presenter for The Roar, including trips to the 2013 Ashes and 2011 Rugby World Cup. He runs the political satire website Heathen Scripture.
Geoff is also editor of Australian literary publisher Going Down Swinging. His own creative work includes the poetry collection Sunblind (2008), collaborative novel Willow Pattern (2012) and essay collection The Sturgeon General Recommends (2013).
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- June 2010
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- Melbourne, Australia
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Before the game, you had the sense that New Zealand approached the World Cup final with destiny on their side.
For a man recently accustomed to dominating matches, Mitchell Johnson’s World Cup has cast him in a support role. He’s played without the aura that made him so feared.
What do you make of a good score after a dropped catch? All part of the game, or does the achievement bear an asterisk?
The numbers are in: the 2015 World Cup has a glut of runs like we’ve never seen. Is it even possible to be a bowler anymore?
If you crack a window open and hear a distant rumbling, it’s nothing to do with Formula 1. It’s Mitchell Starc heading towards the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and he’s picking up speed.
More than any other Australian cricketers in this World Cup, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc have shown they can ride a wave.