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Daniel Gray

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How much longer will Mitchell Johnson last on the international stage?

How much longer will Mitchell Johnson last on the international stage?

1 day ago

After a dominant display on Australian shores last season, Mitchell Johnson had the cricketing world at his feet. Endless awards, a big rise in the Cricket Australia pay stakes, and a run of KFC ads were his for the taking. Unfortunately, like most things Mitchell Johnson-related, it wasn’t that simple. This summer Johnson turned out […]

Perth will prevail in ‘home’ BBL final at Canberra

Perth will prevail in ‘home’ BBL final at Canberra

2 days ago

After another dominant season in the fourth iteration of the Big Bash League, the Perth Scorchers appear primed to become the first side to win back-to-back finals. Despite the obvious setback of their ‘home’ final being playing in Canberra, due to ground restrictions for the World Cup, this minor hurdle will only galvanise the group […]

Starc shaping as the dominant Mitchell for the World Cup

Starc shaping as the dominant Mitchell for the World Cup

19 Jan 2015

Ten wickets in the first two games of the Cricket Australia Tri-Series has reiterated the menacing presence of Mitchell Starc in the one-day side. After a mixed Test campaign, Starc has been back to his beastly best in coloured clothing, taking two wickets in the first over against England. Dismissing the in-form Ian Bell lbw […]

A long time retired: Ageing legends in the BBL is good for everyone

A long time retired: Ageing legends in the BBL is good for everyone

13 Jan 2015

The Big Bash League has reenforced the benefits of delayed retirements that are occurring as a result of T20 cricket. The introduction of one day internationals ultimately resulted in partial international retirement becoming an option, with a player stepping down from ODIs to concentrate on Tests, or vice versa. This also allowed some players to […]

T20 performances does not a Test player make

T20 performances does not a Test player make

6 Jan 2015

The final Test against India commences in Sydney today, with the inclusion of Mitchell Starc in place of the injured Mitchell Johnson demonstrating the challenges the current summer fixture imposes on the national selection panel. While Starc has performed well in his Big Bash League since his post-Brisbane demotion, ultimately this has involved four-over spells […]

Australian cricket learns the value of veterans

Australian cricket learns the value of veterans

31 Dec 2014

The Australian Test side is moving towards another period of upheaval in the next 12-18 months, with several players likely to retire their baggy greens. While this is not an unusual occurrence, it does provide us with an opportunity to pause and appreciate a recent shift in selection approach. A few years ago, an elder […]

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