Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

Warner's honesty deserves respect

Greg Baum If anything is disrespectful in cricket, it is the reconfiguring of the concept of respect.


Patience proves key after the brimstone of Brisbane

Second Test

Greg Baum Adelaide's revamped ground and drop-in pitch dictated action as battle began.


Rain at Adelaide Oval but not much lightning

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Greg Baum After the fire and brimstone of Brisbane, the quality of the first day at the Adelaide Oval was more akin to a meeting of two household pets, half-butting, half-nuzzling, with intent, not affection,...


Seeing is believing... just

Greg Baum It doesn't get any rosier for Australians than an Ashes series walkover.

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Mickey Arthur claims won't hurt Australian cricket team

Mickey Arthur.

Greg Baum Shane Warne, Steve Waugh, Glenn McGrath and Adam Gilchrist all are paying visits to the Australian cricket team at Lord's this week.

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Common sense the loser in this tirade


Greg Baum Social media, unfortunately, seems to be the province of orphans.

Nowadays, it's doing what's best for the squad

Greg Baum Watson is picked as an all-rounder. If he is unable to bat and bowl, he cannot play.


Skipper digs in to lead South African recovery

Timely ton: South African skipper Graeme Smith celebrates his century on Friday.

Greg Baum This was Test cricket in its more usual guise, three an over rather than five.

Pitch in death roll as fate toys with skipper's men


Greg Baum The first Western sailors to find Sri Lanka called it the Isle of Serendipity. Serendipity is the faculty for making happy discoveries by accident.