With Australia on the verge of a home Ashes loss in 2010-11, former Test cricketers Ian Healy and Simon O’Donnell began the call for the inclusion of New South Wales quick bowler Mark Cameron. Ultimately, though, it was a returning Mitchell Johnson who got the national call-up, and he delivered with match-winning figures of … More Six Ball Over: Mark Cameron
A hometown Ashes Test debut, South Australia’s first Shield win in 14 years, and the Little Master out for 10 in Delhi. Peter McIntyre accrued a pretty decent list of career highlights.
During last year’s Adelaide Test, Mind the Windows caught up with former South Australian leg spinner Peter McIntyre, to chat about a career that started in rural Victoria and peaked with the wicket of Tendulkar in Delhi. In this feature, we track the rise from the early days in Gisborne to a home Ashes debut.
The third paragraph of Graham Yallop’s book Lambs to the Slaughter reads simply, “I was sacked.” That was 37 years ago now; it was a time of unparalleled uncertainty in Australian cricket. Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket, which had started the season before, finally gained some traction during the 1978-79 summer – everything conspired in … More Graham Yallop: ‘I did as best as I possibly could’
In their last five Test matches Australia’s batting has been nothing less than atrocious. They’ve struggled to cope with swing, bounce, spin and just about any other variation a bowling side can use via the conditions and pitch. The loss to Sri Lanka was tolerable considering the quick adjustment to conditions and the squads inexperience … More What could change before Adelaide?
Dan McGrath didn’t like the other series previews. So he wrote one himself.
For many years, Joanne Broadbent formed a part of arguably the most dominant batting line-up in the history of women’s cricket. Now, she’s head coach at the NSW Breakers, in charge of some of the best talent the female game has to offer.