Greg Baum Cricket loves precedents, but in this case they are not especially helpful.
Greg Baum Australia won the battle and declared the war. And war it certainly is; England captain Alastair Cook acknowledged it in as many words.
Greg Baum The end of the last Ashes series felt like the end of the world for Australian cricket.
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 Ricky Ponting will not be remembered by his first or last balls but by the 22,780 in between.
Greg Baum Ricky Ponting decided to persevere until the selectors dropped him. Now they have.
Greg Baum Tragedy far greater than 47 all out has struck cricket, and this should be a Roebuck column. But it isn't one, and can't be one, and never will be one again, because the tragedy is Peter Roebuck.