Cricket Analysis

Adelaide Test: The dawning of a new era

Adelaide Test: The dawning of a new era

The dead rubber at Adelaide is one of the most pivotal in Australia's cricketing history. The players need to restore the dwindling faith of the Australian public and save the country's pride by stopping a Proteas whitewash. 24 Nov 2016
Australia’s batsmen must start supporting their bowlers

Australia’s batsmen must start supporting their bowlers

Batting collapses are becoming part of a worrying trend for the Australian Test side. The bowlers have been delivering but the batsmen have failed to back them up. 14 Nov 2016
Test cricketers, what’s the rush?

Test cricketers, what’s the rush?

Plenty has already been said about what can be done to Test cricket to ensure its survival, but has it already died? Are we just playing long-form ODIs and Twenty20s in whites and creams? 4 Nov 2016
Australia can bounce back despite scheduling

Australia can bounce back despite scheduling

Australia go into the summer with their tails between their legs. After a return to the summit of Test cricket earlier in the year, the tours of Sri Lanka and South Africa turned sour. 23 Oct 2016
Natural selection or long-term strategy?

Natural selection or long-term strategy?

Like most chairmen of selectors, Rod Marsh has copped his share of criticism during his time on the Australian national panel, but is there a right and wrong way of doing the job? 14 Oct 2016
No target is out of reach

No target is out of reach

After South Africa mowed down Australia’s 371 in their one-day match, the question has to be asked: what’s a safe total anymore? 7 Oct 2016
All options must be open for next Asian tour

All options must be open for next Asian tour

After another comprehensive defeat in Asia, there needs to be a serious rethink from the Australian team ahead of next year’s tour to India. 19 Aug 2016
Patience must be Australia’s virtue in second Test

Patience must be Australia’s virtue in second Test

Australia's batsmen need to adopt a patient approach for the second Test against Sri Lanka. 2 Aug 2016
Cricket, an Olympic sport?

Cricket, an Olympic sport?

As the eyes of the world turn to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics next month, there is a glaring omission from the list of sports that will be played- cricket. 26 Jul 2016