July 2014


Will Steve Smith follow Michael Clarke as Test captain?

In the last two decades Australian Test cricket has been blessed with strong on-field leadership. Each time a longstanding captain has departed the scene another long term, readymade replacement has taken up the running. The next passing of the baton will likely be different. When Allan Border’s 93-match tenure at the helm ended in March […]

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What does the future hold for Phil Hughes?

While most Australian sports fans are wrapped up in the traditional winter codes, some of our cricketers are playing for Australia A against India A. One of those is Phillip Hughes. In the second unofficial Test that concluded at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane yesterday he made an unbeaten 100 in the second innings. […]

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Stephen Dank continues to frustrate

Another week has passed in the Essendon drug scandal with the waters more muddied than when it started. Throughout this saga the Bombers’ administration has painstakingly denied that its players have taken any banned substances whilst on the same hand it states that it cannot definitively say what it was that the player group was […]

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