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 JACKSON BIRD'S first ball passed unremarkably, but the crowd clapped anyway because he was new to Test cricket and because this was Boxing Day at the MCG.
Greg Baum Jackson Bird's first ball passed unremarkably, but the crowd clapped anyway.
Greg Baum Sri Lanka was rudely manhandled back to the beginning, suffering at Australia's hands its third heaviest defeat in Test cricket.
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 Michael Clarke's work with smoke and mirrors was so deft that another sparse gathering of watchers at Bellerive could have sworn they saw wicketkeeper Matt Wade bowl an over of nippy medium pace.
Greg Baum For the second time in three Tests, Peter Siddle shoulders burden of leading threadbare attack.
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.
Greg Baum Adelaide Oval on Monday was like a Murray River camping ground in mid-summer.
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.
Greg Baum INDIA won an hour, but Australia won another day. Increasingly, that is how it has been in this unexpectedly one-sided series.