Greg Baum

Greg Baum

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

Cricket

Chris Rogers' armguard breaks its silence

Greg Baum I'm like Chris, cherishing every moment. Considering most of my type end up in the bottom of a club kit bag, unloved and unwanted, I'm not complaining.

Cricket

Cricketers break the silence on problem of depression that has struck down so many

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Greg Baum Jonny Bairstow, the man best qualified to replace Jonathan Trott in England's top six, might have shivered a little in the circumstances by which the vacancy has appeared.

Cricket

Early strike not always the best form guide

Greg Baum Cricket loves precedents, but in this case they are not especially helpful.

Cricket

Teen's rampage a world beater

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Greg Baum One of cricket's enduring joys is that it is limited only by imagination.

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Mickey Arthur claims won't hurt Australian cricket team

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Greg Baum Shane Warne, Steve Waugh, Glenn McGrath and Adam Gilchrist all are paying visits to the Australian cricket team at Lord's this week.

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United in slips: Clarke, Watson and the Australians survive the stresses of Lord's

Australian captain Michael Clarke (L) looks on with Shane Watson.

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.

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Cricket

Australia's Ashes task: work harder for longer

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Greg Baum There is no fun, fast, stroke-of-magic out of Australia's predicament.

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Cricket

Order of the day to fill batting abyss

Greg Baum Ricky Ponting bestrode Australian cricket from the front, which is far less elegant phraseology than his footwork ever was.

Cricket

Ponting's fate a product of his choosing

Greg Baum Ricky Ponting decided to persevere until the selectors dropped him. Now they have.

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A blow against common sense

Greg Baum It was in some ways a sporting week of driving to the periphery of the matter.