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
Brian Davison, one of the finest players ever to come out of Rhodesia or Zimbabwe, had a career spanning three countries and 53 First Class hundreds. He talks to Mind The Windows. … More Brian Davison: Soldier, Warrior, Unexpected Chief (pt. 1)
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.
If the ongoing Test series between Australia and New Zealand has taught us one thing, it’s this: Australian pitches are currently flatter than at any other point in living memory. But this is not another think-piece decrying the loss of sporting wickets. It is not written to empathise with the plight of the fast bowler, … More Off Spin in Australia: A Thankless Task
The concept of a Pink Test is nothing new for Australia’s cricketers, but never has the title been meant quite so literally.