Greg Baum At the fall of the second wicket at Bellerive yesterday, Ricky Ponting appeared as usual. This was happenstance.
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.
Greg Baum Michael Clarke made a hundred, and Shane Watson did not. In Australian cricket terms, this was as night follows day.
Greg Baum Resurgent interest in 50-over cricket this summer has both delighted and confounded authorities.