Dev’s Top Five: Current Associate Cricketers

  The Associates need all the help they can get: forget KP, the fate of the Associates in the World Cup is the axing we need to be concerned about. During the World Cup, they showed amazing form throughout. Afghanistan, Scotland, and the UAE all troubled Full Member nations. Ireland beat two of them.

Usman, where’d you go?

When Usman Khawaja debuted for the Australians, the public was full of admiration. With a baby face, conservative nature and a loving mother in the stands, Australia was behind Ricky Ponting’s short term replacement. But as of now, that’s all he’s turned out to be. A short term replacement.

In on Merit

There’s been a bit of a controversy regarding the quota system in South Africa recently. Haroon Lorgat apparently sent Russell Domingo a text message before the New Zealand – South Africa semi-final. CSA denied this, but went on to admit that the quota system (which requires four players of “colour” to be part of the … More In on Merit

Five keepers vs. a fringe batsman: The Jono Wells story

As another summer grows ever more distant in the rear view mirror of life and the international game takes an IPL-enforced drinks break, there is precious little for an Australian domestic fan to do. The Sheffield Shield has been raised once more, the top performers have found their way into winter squads, and the cricket … More Five keepers vs. a fringe batsman: The Jono Wells story