Posts Tagged "Michael Beer"

The trade deadline is one of my favourite times of the NBA season for no other reason than I look forward to seeing what sort of crazy deals teams manage to pull together.

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In this post, we shall look at a team of eleven consisting of international cricketers with names having a reasonable connection with food or drink. It turned out to be an interesting mix of former and current players.

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Three years ago, spinner Michael Beer used a tour match against England to catapult himself into Australia’s Test squad.

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In the aftermath of Australia being handed an eight wicket drubbing in the first Test, a simple question has to be asked; is it possible for any team to go to India and win a series with just one recognised spin bowler in the team?

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Spinner Michael Beer starred as Perth Scorchers salvaged some pride from the Champions League T20 cricket tournament, with a 16-run victory over New Zealand’s Auckland Aces in South Africa.

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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.

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Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been given one Test in the West Indies to survive Matthew Wade’s challenge for his spot.

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Five years since the retirement of its greatest exponent, Australian captains have forgotten how to use spin bowling, and at times seem to forget it exists at all.

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I haven’t said this too often. In-fact i’m not sure i’ve ever said it, but here goes. Well done to the Australian selectors. Okay, that wasn’t as bad as I thought.

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“It won’t happen overnight, but it will happen”. The Australian cricket team and their fans should adopt the slogan from the Pantene shampoo commercials of the nineties as their own.

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How the once mighty Australians have fallen in Test arena! They were on top of Test cricket for over a decade from mid-1990s to mid-2000s.

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He was the surprise selection that few had heard of when he arrived into Test cricket but Michael Beer says he feels like he belongs at the highest level.

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The start of Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka is not going too well. Early Tuesday morning saw Australia lose the second and final T20 match by eight runs.

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Whilst there were some encouraging signs to emerge from the naming of the Test squad to head over to Sri Lanka, the overwhelming sense is that the squad has raised more questions than answers.

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Cricket Australia major sponsor Victoria Bitter are fuming over the 15-man squad selected to tour Sri Lanka, believing it was a golden opportunity to blood new players gone to the dogs – or more specifically, the lions.

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Australia’s Test selectors are desperately hoping a few raw recruits will become national heroes as the country’s cricketing rebuilding process began in earnest on Tuesday.

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The only positive thing to be said about the announcement of the Test squad to tour Sri Lanka is that it shows some signs that the Australian selectors are figuring out there is some genuine young talent in our cricketing ranks.

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In recent times you may have noticed the predilection for punnery based on the name of the latest addition to the Baggy Green honour roll, Michael Beer.

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Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, Australia’s cricket leadership spent the summer fiddling while the Ashes burned.

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Now that Michael Beer has finally been capped, we might see an end to the wild ‘punnery’ that has occurred since the left arm spinner was mooted as an Ashes option by the great Shane Warne.

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