Phil Lutton Peter Siddle has backed Australia to perform should they bowl first in Brisbane but the ghosts of 2002 mean neither side is likely to chance their arm should they win the toss, writes Phil Lutton.
Phil Lutton Australian spinner Nathan Lyon may have put paid to seasonal musings about playing four quicks at the Gabba, with the New South Wales tweaker claiming two wickets in an impressive late cameo against...
Phil Lutton With just two weeks until the First Test against South Africa, here's what we need to be talking about as we count down to the start of the international summer...
Phil Lutton AN EARLY meeting between the Australians and the Gabba groundsman has given Nathan Lyon the inside alley for the first Test, but coach Mickey Arthur will reserve the right to brandish four quicks...
Phil Lutton Shane Watson's injury will tempt Australia to roll into Brisbane with four fast bowlers.
Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton With the opening Test of the summer starting tomorrow, Fairfax cricket writers Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton discuss what looms as an intriguing match against South Africa.
Phil Lutton Tasmania head into the Sheffield Shield final with the find of the season in Jackson Bird, but Bulls captain James Hopes believes he has a wild card of his own in young quick Alister McDermott.