Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

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

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Spark of hope still flickers among the Ashes

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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.

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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.

A huge test but also an insight into Ashes bid

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Richard Hinds For the home team there is, quite literally, nothing to lose.

Dossier moments needed

Richard Hinds It is one thing to publish a dossier, quite another to assume the bowlers will read it.

Heads, we lose - and it's all downhill from there for the hosts

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Richard Hinds THE smallest measurable increment of time is that between the appearance of a red carpet and Brynne Edelsten plonking a Manolo Blahnik on the Berber.

Oval's demolition crew raise the entertainment bar to new high

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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...

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You don't have to be Einstein to see selectors are testing the laws of relativity in Johnson call-up

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Richard Hinds Einstein strikes me as more of a chess man. But had the great physicist studied the Australian squad for the Perth Test, would he have considered Mitchell Johnson's inclusion a compelling example of...

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Baggy Green phoenix will rise from Ashes

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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.

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The evidence is in, time to sift through Ashes to find a squad

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...