Will Brodie

Will Brodie

Help The Age's online sport reporter, Will Brodie, further his sporting education. Put him straight.

Cricket

Shane Warne, England coach? He'll think about it

Will Brodie Australian spin legend was considering taking over beleaguered arch-rival, if you believe what he tweeted at 2.16am.

The Warner era: Players adapting to changed cricket landscape

David Warner.

Will Brodie David Warner's barnstorming success at Test match level signals a landmark in cricket evolution. The modern cricket landscape is now so varied that it contains several, distinct types of player.

Cricket

On the sledge: cricketing insults to aspire to

Merv Hughes.

Will Brodie Most verbal banter on the cricket field is banal, predictable and dumb. So the few on-field statements that are smart and amusing soon percolate through the cricket community like exotic urban...

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Live T20 cricket: Renegades v Stars

Live cricket, T20.

Will Brodie Melbourne's two T20 teams clash in the opening Big Bash Twenty20 game of the summer, with plenty of big names expected to light up Etihad Stadium.

Live coverage, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes

Luke Wright.

Will Brodie The Big Bash's two favourites meet at the MCG, with Shane Warne's Stars looking to build on the momentum established by a crushing of the Perth Scorchers.

Cricket

Melbourne Stars name Mascarenhas as the shock replacement for Malinga

Dimitri Mascarenhas, former England cricketer now playing with Prahran, has also played for Rajasthan, Kings XI Punjab, Otago and Hampshire.

Will Brodie Melbourne Stars, hard-hit by the absence of the Big Bash league's best fast bowler Laisth Malinga, turn to a 35-year-old who has been playing club cricket.

Big Bash bolters

Big Bash bolters.

Will Brodie Love it or loathe it, the Big Bash is proving a useful incubator for the forgotten, unknown and neglected.

Second Test selection has Australian cricket in a spin

James Pattinson.

Will Brodie Debate over the selection of Australia’s second Test team is growing louder as the visitors lick their wounds after their heavy defeat in Chennai.

Cricket

Poms gloat as Australian cricket team becomes a 'global laughing stock'

Shane Watson.

Will Brodie England gleeful over decision to sack four of its struggling Test cricketers.

Cricket

Live cricket commentary: India v Australia, 3rd Test, day one

Dhoni

Will Brodie Follow our real-time coverage of the opening day of the third Test between India and Australia in Mohali. Our live text commentary, live scores and live statistics begins at 3pm.

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Cricket

Plenty to fear from the Little Master

Sachin Tendulkar

Will Brodie It is a measure of Sachin Tendulkar’s greatness that he produces his best performances when pitted against the best opposition. Tendulkar makes more runs per innings (60.