The un-English Englishmen – another perspective

The subject of non-Englishmen playing for England has been enlivened once more by Keaton Jennings making his Test debut for England in Mumbai. Jennings joins a long line of non-English players to pla...

Australia’s struggles with spin continue

Australia struggling against spin in the subcontinent… sounds familiar, doesn’t it? A brilliant maiden Test hundred from Kusal Mendis gave Sri Lanka an historic win over Australia in the first Test a...

World T20: How Australia got it so wrong

Nearly a year ago to the day, Australia held up the World Cup in triumph after a dominant display against New Zealand. Many pundits dubbed Aaron Finch and David Warner as the most explosive opening d...

Mitchell Johnson was pure theatre

The announcement that Mitchell Johnson had retired from international cricket did not come as a huge surprise. There were rumours of this outcome after the recent Ashes series in England and, after t...

Looking back: Everton Weekes and Don Bradman in 1948

Dave Warner, in Perth, notched three consecutive Test centuries in three consecutive innings for the second time in his career. He further inked his name onto a list that includes the great and good ...

The joy of the fifth day

In this age of seemingly accelerated living underpinned by an ability to do almost anything, anywhere, instantaneously, it is with some joy that Test cricket sticks two fingers up to the ways of mode...