Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Many hot spots, but shades of grey dominate in anticlimax

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Richard Hinds After the first day, the Australians were pinned to the canvas with a South African boot on their throats.

Oval's demolition crew raise the entertainment bar to new high

Richard Hinds Ed Cowan's maiden century at the Gabba was one for old-fashioned opening batsmen's values. At what's left of the Adelaide Oval, David Warner, Michael Clarke and Michael Hussey took the game into...

Deserted island: Tassie crowds posted missing

Australia's Ed Cowan reacts as he walks off the ground after being dismissed for four runs during the first days play in the first cricket test against Sri Lanka at Bellerive Oval in Hobart December 14, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Richard Hinds A QUICK poll. Tasmanians hate a) Test cricket, b) Sri Lankans or c) Ricky Ponting.

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10 Ashes Tests may give BBL a whack

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Richard Hinds The Big Bash League, we were promised, would save cricket. What will save BBL?

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The evidence is in, time to sift through Ashes to find a squad

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Richard Hinds The ignominious tour of India has drawn to an appropriately calamitous conclusion. The Sheffield Shield - the anachronistic bugbear that complicates the scheduling of Big Bash League games and...

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Spark of hope still flickers among the Ashes

Richard Hinds NO, I didn't have Brad Haddin in my Ashes squad. Thought his time had passed. Didn't believe he had done enough to displace the incumbent Matthew Wade, or even earn a touring berth ahead of Tim Paine.

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Why Warner's spray has me yearning for the good old days

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Richard Hinds David Warner's ill-tempered Twitter tirade at two cricket writers did not say much we did not know from watching the chunky opener at the crease: there are outback cattle stations where the wireless...

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Brain snap is just symptom of players' wider malaise

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Richard Hinds It just had to be Joe Root didn't it? Why couldn't David Warner have taken a swing at Kevin Pietersen? At one time or another, most of the South African batsman's English teammates have wanted to.

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Ricky, please come back and save us

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Richard Hinds It takes a big man to admit he was wrong. Unfortunately, I don't have one here. So I am going to have to do this myself.

Cross-hitting star should be given his head

High and wide: David Warner goes for broke.

Richard Hinds It is compulsory viewing every time David Warner strides to the crease.