Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

Greg Baum

Old crew still there, even Punter

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Greg Baum At the fall of the second wicket at Bellerive yesterday, Ricky Ponting appeared as usual. This was happenstance.

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

Watson

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.

Clarke a force of nature with a fine repertoire

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27:  Michael Clarke of Australia celebrates his century during day two of the Second Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Greg Baum Michael Clarke made a hundred, and Shane Watson did not. In Australian cricket terms, this was as night follows day.

Cricket

If you've missed the cricket, you must give it a tri

Australian batsman David Warner

Greg Baum Resurgent interest in 50-over cricket this summer has both delighted and confounded authorities.