Greg Baum From this hazy distance, it is hard to say whether or not the antbed Chennai pitch spooked the Australians in India. But it certainly spooked Australians in Australia.
Greg Baum If we shut our eyes, put our fingers in our ears, and hum loudly to ourselves, the India series eventually will go away. Immediately, there is no other viable tactic.
Greg Baum Michael Clarke made a hundred, and Shane Watson did not. In Australian cricket terms, this was as night follows day.
Greg Baum Cricket does not have to be synced to a teenager's temperament to be fulfilling.
Greg Baum At the heart of Sunday's play at Blundstone Arena, as the first Test hung in the balance, not many people watched not much happen for quite a long time. It was a deceptive inertia.
Greg Baum "It’s easy," Mark Taylor said in the euphoric afterglow of another win over England in Australia’s halcyon days.
Greg Baum Ricky Ponting will not be remembered by his first or last balls but by the 22,780 in between.
Greg Baum The conundrum of Big Bash League and Twenty20 cricket generally is that the more authorities infantilise its presentation, the more subtle the playing of it becomes.
Greg Baum If there is a cricket ground that could contain Michael Clarke right now, it is not the economy-size Adelaide Oval and its welcome mat of a pitch.