Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

Cricket

Immovable Graeme Smith finally blocked out

Greg Baum Of Graeme Smith, this can be said more accurately than of any other contemporary cricketer: he took block.

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Cricket

Old solution brings a new-found strength

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Greg Baum What began as an exercise in benchmarking has become another triumph in its own right.

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South African cricket has that empty feeling

Crowds flock to the Boxing Day Test at the MCG, but it's a different story for Test cricket in South Africa.

Greg Baum There is no Test cricket sound at once so rousing and so depressing as the echo of bat on ball.

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What a difference a day can make in this wonderful theatre of Test cricket

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Greg Baum One of the mystical peculiarities of Test cricket is each day is played on new terms, discrete in themselves and often vitally different from the preceding day and the days to come.

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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.

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Ponting's last goodbye

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Greg Baum Ricky Ponting will not be remembered by his first or last balls but by the 22,780 in between.

Australia pulls off two-wicket win

Pat Cummins celebrates Australia's Test victory.

Greg Baum, Johannesburg Pat Cummins crowns astonishing Test debut by belting the runs that delivered Australia a heroic and improbable two-wicket victory over South Africa.

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