Greg Baum What began as an exercise in benchmarking has become another triumph in its own right.
Greg Baum Adelaide's revamped ground and drop-in pitch dictated action as battle began.
Greg Baum The cricket always is different here, and in any given summer, the series never quite the same afterwards.
Greg Baum Rarely can an Australian attack have been so even and sustained.
Greg Baum The impossible Australia had accomplished immediately, in Brisbane and Adelaide. Disconcertingly, the miracle took a little longer.
Greg Baum Mitch Johnson took five more wickets, but this time was unable in advance to spare Australia's batting blushes on another tortuously slow day at the MCG.
Greg Baum When the Australians review this first Test, form says they will botch it. Indiscriminate recourse to the decision review system contributed to, but did not cause, their imminent defeat.
Greg Baum When the Australians review this first Test, form says they will botch it.
Greg Baum If there was a carcinogen at work in the Australian team on day one at Lord's, it was not at detectable levels.
Greg Baum As the fly on the wall of the Australian dressing room later told it, a group of Australians identified on their group certificates as batsmen chased it from wall to wall.
Greg Baum Sachin Tendulkar played Test cricket at 16, made a century against England at 17 and two against Australia in Australia at 18, with Merv Hughes, Craig McDermott and Bruce Reid trying to knock his...
Greg Baum The announcement of the Australian team for the first Test was straightforward.
Greg Baum The announcement of the Australian team for the first Test was straightforward. Once the selectors were agreed on Matthew Wade, it involved not much more than filling out a pro forma.