With the JLT Cup reaching its crux — a tournament trying to reach the masses with free live streams online, hosted at close-to-the-community grade grounds, and starting even before the winter codes came to a conclusion — we at Mind the Windows have decided to hark back to the glory days of domestic Australian one-day … More Six Ball Over: Darren Wates
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’
Dan McGrath didn’t like the other series previews. So he wrote one himself.
In a few hours, Leeds will hold host to the first match of the inaugural Kia Super League, with the Yorkshire Diamonds taking on the Loughborough Lightning. To tie in with the tournament, Mind the Windows is running a series of articles focusing on women’s cricket.
With a ten-wicket haul and a not-out 78 against the Sri Lankan XI, Australia’s left-arm spinning all-rounder Steve O’Keefe has thrown himself right into Test contention. He’s already played two Tests; one in 2014, one earlier this year, and has been probably the most consistent spinner in Sheffield Shield cricket this decade. Recently, Mind the Windows was … More Six Ball Over: Steve O’Keefe
Mere hours after Australia took their warm-up series against South Africa 2-1, Dan McGrath provides a more pessimistic assessment of their chances in the World T20.
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.
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”