Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

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

Cricket

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.

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.

Leading questions: Watson not committed enough to take reins

Shane Watson

Richard Hinds Dan Quayle was once a heartbeat from the presidency. It seems no less disturbing that Shane Watson is just a bulged disc from the Australian captaincy.

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Clarke grows into a fiercely loyal leader

Brad Haddin

Richard Hinds For Michael Clarke, the tour of the West Indies presented its share of challenges.

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.

Pugnacious Punter has chosen to finish with his pads on

Richard Hinds The former skipper has lost none of his self-belief despite one-day axing.