Pat Rodgers Roar Rookie

Pat Rodgers

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Marsh and Whiteman break 80-year-old record

10 Jul 2014

Western Australians Mitchell Marsh (211) and Sam Whiteman (174) rewrote the record books when they put on an amazing 371 for Australia A against India A in Brisbane on Tuesday. This broke an 80-year-old record for a seventh-wicket partnership in all first class matches in Australia. So who held the record? In 1934, in the […]

Sam Robson joins an exclusive but tragic club

9 Jul 2014

When Sam Robson made his Test debut for England against Sri Lanka last month, he became the tenth English cricketer who had been born in Australia. When he made 127 in his second Test, he also became the highest scorer among this eclectic group. Just who are the other nine? An incredible group of largely […]

Rogers: second oldest behind Arthur who?

Rogers: second oldest behind Arthur who?

13 Aug 2013

Chris Rogers became the second oldest Australian Test cricketer to score a debut century when he made his hard fought hundred on the second day of the fourth Test. So who is the oldest? At the age of 37 years and 351 days, Arthur Richardson made exactly 100 in 1926 at Leeds. When this remarkable […]

Does Ashton Agar have a long Test career ahead?

Does Ashton Agar have a long Test career ahead?

24 Jul 2013

Who am I? I am a tall left-arm spinner, made my debut in the first Test of the Ashes at Trent Bridge the year after my first-class debut, batted down the order in my first Test innings before being promoted, and was dropped after my first two Tests. I also hold the last-wicket partnership record […]

Australia's humiliating loss - 100 years ago today

30 Sep 2012

100 years ago today (30 September 1912) Australia’s cricket team lost a thrilling match by just two runs. Their opponents? England? South Africa? Neither. It was the Gentlemen of Philadelphia who inflicted the loss when their star swing bowler, Bart King, bowled Bill Whitty in the last over of the match. Australia had first played […]

Aussie spinners opening the bowling 75 years apart

Aussie spinners opening the bowling 75 years apart

19 Apr 2012

When Michael Clarke opened the bowling with Michael Beer on the second day of the current Test against the West Indies, it was the first time a spinner had done so for Australia in the first innings of a Test match since 1938. Who did it then? What were the results? Why has it taken […]

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