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- Member Since:
- May 2011
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- Perth, Western Australia.
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There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Ryan Harris is a fantastic bowler. On playing ability alone, he deserves his call-up to the Australian squad for the SCG Test starting Tuesday. Harris is strong, zippy, swings the ball, and one time, I believe, he took four wickets with a single delivery. Unfortunately, his right [...]
The Australian batting line-up is currently as fragile as butterflies made of snowflakes. As pretty as that sounds, from an Australian perspective it makes for some ugly, albeit extremely engaging, Test cricket. As exciting as yesterday’s finish to the 2nd Test against New Zealand was, and there is no doubt that it was as gripping [...]
For 20 years, Australian cricket fans have greeted each summer with enthusiasm. This was born from the knowledge that, like Mark Cosgrove at the airport doughnut store, the national team would devour anything put in front of them. The 2011-12 Australian international summer of cricket (as Channel 9 would put it) officially kicks off today, [...]
Australians and South Africans don’t get along on the cricket field. There, I said it. Now we can all acknowledge the elephant in the room. Yes I know you were trying to pretend it was Jacques Kallis. That was very unfair of you calling the elephant names like that. Why do the two sides not [...]
Shane Warne could be Australia’s Michael Jordan. I’m sure that would come as a welcome comparison to a man who chose to wear the number 23 on the cricket field in honour of His Airness. However I’m not comparing Warne to the title-winning, once-in-a-generation superstar Michael Jordan of Chicago Bulls vintage. I’m talking about the [...]
Cricket, as they say, is a funny game. By funny I’m guessing they mean funny as in weird, not funny as in “ha-ha”. And by weird I assume they mean there are a lot of unexplained things that can happen. But is it really that funny (peculiar) that the same two teams can engage in [...]