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Daniel Gray

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Australia should take the ‘Spin Twins’ to Melbourne and Sydney

Australia should take the 'Spin Twins' to Melbourne and Sydney

6 days ago

After starting the summer under pressure to retain his place in the side, off spinner Nathan Lyon responded by bowling Australia to victory in Adelaide last week. This unexpected display of dominance by an Aussie spinner has me convinced we should play two spinners at least once this summer. When engaging in guerrilla warfare, one […]

Do we expect too much from wicketkeepers today?

Do we expect too much from wicketkeepers today?

15 Dec 2014

With a five-ball duck in the first innings at Adelaide, Brad Haddin was greeted by the sound of journalists and armchair selectors around the country sharpening their knives. This scrutiny is not without merit, but it did get me thinking how we would judge Haddin if we weren’t living in the AG (After Gilchrist) era. […]

Eight fearless predictions for the summer of cricket

Eight fearless predictions for the summer of cricket

9 Dec 2014

Before the first Test commences in Adelaide later today, let’s revive that mainstay of Australian primary schools in the 80s and 90s: the time capsule. It’s time to throw some ideas about this summer of cricket out there for readers to laugh or marvel at six months from now. No odds were consulted when writing […]

Enough of the sledging and bickering, let bat and ball do the talking

Enough of the sledging and bickering, let bat and ball do the talking

8 Dec 2014

This summer, I’d like some quiet cricket. The crowds can yell to their hearts’ content, and bowlers can appeal like maniacs, but other than that, keep it down. First things first: some sledges over the years have been clever and very creative. However, the majority of on-field chatter appears to be pointless personal attacks that […]

Is anyone ready for an extra jam-packed summer of cricket?

Is anyone ready for an extra jam-packed summer of cricket?

5 Dec 2014

As the dust settles over Macksville, with Phillip Hughes laid to rest far too soon, Australian cricket will next week attempt to move on from this tragedy and kick off the summer of international cricket in Adelaide. With Cricket Australia and the BCCI agreeing to a condensed, tightly-packed block of Test matches commencing on December […]

Michael Clarke is a true leader

Michael Clarke is a true leader

1 Dec 2014

Leaders are appointed for many reasons. In some fields, such as sales, hitting targets and outperforming others is rewarded with a management position. Others end up in charge by virtue of a surname, such as Packer or Murdoch. Sometimes, leadership is thrust upon an unwilling recipient, mostly due to the lack of a better option. […]

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