The World Cricket League Division 4 tournament is underway in Malaysia, with the second round of matches in progress. Keen followers might recognise one name in particular: Shane Deitz. The former South Australia Redback ‘keeper-bat and current Vanuatu coach, is channelling his inner Ryan Campbell and turning out for his adopted nation. Mind the Windows … More Six Ball Over: Shane Deitz
We’re one round into the Shield, in a domestic summer where eyes are cast forward towards the Ashes. Instead, we at Mind the Windows have decided to hark back to the glory days of Australian domestic cricket. The days of an ageing Brad Hodge, a rotating band of South Aussie spinners with Cullen in their … More Six Ball Over: Travis Birt
With the JLT Cup culminating in a WA win, and the states in overdrive to prepare for the start of the Sheffield Shield, we at Mind the Windows have decided to hark back to the glory days of Australian domestic cricket. The days of Andy Flower, the ING Cup Sign, and Victorian teams stacked with … More Six Ball Over: Graeme Vimpani
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.
It’s spring in Australia. The AFL and NRL Grand Finals have passed, Bathurst is coming up. The men in their baggy greens are on a low-key overseas tour (or perhaps one that is cancelled). But around Sydney, a new sporting competition is starting up. There’s no glitz and glamour as the best domestic cricketers from … More Understanding the Matador