As we continue our preview for the World T20, Dan McGrath goes full Buzzfeed in reviewing the Asia Cup. Never go full Buzzfeed.
As the Mind the Windows team previews each of the teams competing for cricketing glory in the World T20, Devon Mace starts off the series by looking at the Associates — Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Ireland, the Netherlands, Oman, and Scotland.
Mind the Windows debutante Emma Selley looks at the recent two-Test series between New Zealand and Australia, where the Kiwis were unable to prevent an Australian whitewash in Brendon McCullum’s farewell series.
Mind the Windows writer Lachlan Harper looks at the recent two-Test series between New Zealand and Australia, where the Aussies ruined a fairytale ending in Brendon McCullum’s farewell series.
Mind the Windows writer George Collyer looks at the remarkable come-from-behind victory South Africa managed in the recent five-match ODI series against England. George has rated each of England’s players out of ten – so how do Joe Root and Alex Hales compare? How did the bowlers go? Where is it time to look elsewhere?
Mind the Windows writer Kevin Wright looks at the remarkable come-from-behind victory South Africa managed in the recent five-match ODI series against England. Kevin has rated each of South Africa’s players out of ten – so how do de Villiers and Amla compare? Where does Chris Morris sit after his astounding knock? Is Farhaan Behardien … More Series Review: SOUTH AFRICA vs England
I contemplated writing this article when Jacques Kallis retired. I contemplated writing it again before the 2015 World Cup, and I contemplated writing it after South Africa were knocked out of the tournament by the heroic, leather-faced piece of luggage that is Grant Elliott. Now, in the midst of a meaningless ODI series against England … More Connecting the Dots: South Africa’s ODI Balance Issues
The end started with a text. In one regard, it was a “we’re short, can you play on Saturday?” affair, and yet it was also infinitely more regal. The crowd – albeit a crowd of just over a dozen – were begging for an encore. Their hero fulfilled their wishes, and strode back to the … More SPIN: A New Zealand story
Name a batsman who looks good, but just never makes those tough runs. You’ve named half a dozen already. Mark Waugh springs to mind for Australians, Ian Bell’s the most recent exemplar for Britons, while Vinod Kambli emerges from the subcontinent. A lot of times of late, the name floated has been Ross Taylor. This … More Ross Taylor: Not just touch
It may be a phrase he says he regrets now but those were the words of the great Dennis Lillee after discovering a young, raw 16 year old Mitchell Johnson in Far-North Queensland. After watching only three balls, Lillee phoned Rod Marsh and stated: “I’ve found one.“ The rest is history with the tearaway left-hander … More “A once in a Generation bowler”