The Second XI

After the announcement of Australia’s home squad for the first two out of three tests against New Zealand, there were plenty of names discussed as unfortunate or unlucky to miss out. Many expected Cameron Bancroft to be named, whilst Michael Klinger’s recent double century certainly put him in the mix. As a result of the … More The Second XI

Australia’s ‘out of the Ashes’ squad

Originally published on The Ashes has been a disaster for Australia. England are our ultimate rivals and to be skittled for 60 is nothing short of embarrassing. However the time to dwell is passing and it’s onwards and upwards for a team about to experience “change not seen since the South African rebel tour”, … More Australia’s ‘out of the Ashes’ squad

The Boldest of the Bold – 2015 Ashes Predictions

THE ASHES ARE BACK! Australia go into this series overwhelming favourites after winning the last series convincingly by a 5-0 margin. However the English are demonstrating significant signs of improvement after a 1-1 test series and 3-2 ODI series against New Zealand. Mix in the home ground advantage of the English against the confidence and form of … More The Boldest of the Bold – 2015 Ashes Predictions