Richard Hinds It just had to be Joe Root didn't it? Why couldn't David Warner have taken a swing at Kevin Pietersen? At one time or another, most of the South African batsman's English teammates have wanted to.
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.
Richard Hinds Surely the Socceroos win. Surely they beat Iraq and avoid the tortuous uncertainty of sudden death repechage in Asia and South America. Surely they go straight to Rio.
Richard Hinds Even as Josh Kennedy answered a nation's prayers with an affirming nod of the head. Even as relief washed over those with barely a strand of fabric left on the edge of their seats.
Richard Hinds Mark Bresciano and Robbie Kruse dominating the midfield and making the usually tight confines of Etihad Stadium look like their personal Simpson Desert.
Richard Hinds Entering the press conference room, Holger Osieck greets the waiting pack with an ironic reference to the many cameras thrust in his face. ''Strange there are so many.
Richard Hinds There's plenty of sport on offer for patriotic Australian fans over the coming months.
Richard Hinds David Warner's ill-tempered Twitter tirade at two cricket writers did not say much we did not know from watching the chunky opener at the crease: there are outback cattle stations where the wireless...
Richard Hinds You can't help hoping Nine can show Cricket Australia the money.
Richard Hinds Since it was revealed by Fairfax Media that Ten had emerged as a very real alternative to Nine as the broadcaster of Australian cricket, it has been impossible to ignore a harrowing image.
Richard Hinds The media have often been accused of sensationalising behaviour of A-League fans.
Richard Hinds NO, I didn't have Brad Haddin in my Ashes squad. Thought his time had passed. Didn't believe he had done enough to displace the incumbent Matthew Wade, or even earn a touring berth ahead of Tim Paine.
Richard Hinds It is a damp Saturday evening in Melbourne and I am sitting behind the goal at the northern end of AAMI Park with my 14-year-old Main Son. The first half has been tense, if not electrifying.
Richard Hinds David Gallop's move to the A-League coincided with its best and brightest season.
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.
Richard Hinds The ignominious tour of India has drawn to an appropriately calamitous conclusion. The Sheffield Shield - the anachronistic bugbear that complicates the scheduling of Big Bash League games and...
Richard Hinds For the religious minded, Clarke must suffer for the sins of his fellow batsmen.
Richard Hinds REGULAR correspondents have claimed this column's glass is usually not so much half-empty as thrown against the office wall and smashed to pieces.
Richard Hinds There is a serious side to this comic turn on the Indian tour, writes Richard Hinds.
Richard Hinds It is number, not necessarily gravity of issues that has created impression cricket is in turmoil.