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The Argus review into Australian cricket in 2011 was an attempt to cut through the blockages that were impacting Cricket Australia delivering the best team it could. The previous selection panel under Andrew Hilditch came under fire from many quarters, particularly during the Ashes debacle, with poor communication a major criticism. But it appears, even [...]

Adam Gilchrist retired from International cricket more than 4 years ago now, and since then no Australian wicketkeeper has managed to take over his role with any real conviction. Brad Haddin has held down the role for the majority of the time since then, with a handful of others popping up intermittently. The search for [...]

Free admission was offered for the last day at Adelaide Oval, which was fitting, given the life support of predicted storms failed to materialise, so India were left to fall to their doom of a clean-sweep series loss. Their tail showed the same intent as they had all series, and within an hour, Michael Clarke [...]

Last night, fresh off a breakthrough test ton against the Aussies, young Indian batsman Virat Kohli committed the touring player’s cardinal sin. He complained about sledging. There is absolutely no good that can come of this; the Australian public will get on your back, the whole cricket world will sense a weakness, and even worse, [...]

This test series was billed as the Sachin Tendulkar benefit tour. Show up to Australia, decimate their attack as he has in series past, and raise the much talked about century of international centuries. Day three of the Fourth test dawned hot, the pitch seemed flat and the Australia Day crowd of 35,000 would have [...]

In the week leading up to the first day yesterday, this Adelaide test was being talked about as a chance for India to regain some respect. A tour that has gone from bad to worse presented the struggling visitors one more chance to redeem themselves, and with a pitch that would surely give them a [...]