June 16, 2019

Australia v England – Ashes cricket preview

The build-up to the England v Australia Ashes series starting today at the Gabba in Brisbane has been a bizarre pageant of pro-English hype. As a neutral I am always amazed at the capacity of the English to talk themselves up beforehand either in cricket or football. When they don't live up to the … [Read more...]

Mathews and Malinga clobber Aussies

Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga put on a world record ninth wicket partnership to carry Sri Lanka to a remarkable cricket victory over Australia. Australia made 239-8 and had Sri Lanka down and out at 107-8. Aussie spinner Xavier Doherty was a star taking four wickets. The Melbourne crowd … [Read more...]