“Chums before runs” – Australian cricket’s new mantra

Coach Justin Langer’s new era of Australian cricket has begun in stoic style against Pakistan, amidst the sand dunes and bustling crowds of the United Arab Emirates. Following a heroic display in the First Test, where Australia batted against the odds to hold on for an unlikely draw, they have fallen by a mere 373 … Continue reading “Chums before runs” – Australian cricket’s new mantra

Steve Smith lets Australian cricket down

Times like these don’t come along that often in Australian cricket; the underarm delivery, the cash for pitch reports, the diuretic tablet administered by a caring mother. Now we have captain Steve Smith admitting that he and his leadership group thought it would be a really good idea to deliberately alter the condition of the … Continue reading Steve Smith lets Australian cricket down