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
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.
1: You came into the South Australian side in the 2000-01 summer, aged just 17, having come through all the age-group levels. Coming through all those development sides, how had they prepared you for the step up to professional cricket, and what was the junior infrastructure like in South Australia at the time? Cameron Borgas: … More 20 Questions: Cameron Borgas
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