DENNIS Lillee removed his headband and waved it. Geoff Boycott put his bat down and applauded. It was a Lord's Test between England and Australia, but, just for a moment, every eye was on the glass front of a cramped cabin atop the Members Stand, ... The Australian, 1 week ago
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, from a villa in Florence, the bohemian Welsh poet Dylan Thomas wrote to the legend of English cricket commentary, John Arlott. "My dear John," wrote Thomas. "Thank you for writing. It was very good to hear from you. Though I hear your voice ...Melbourne Age, 2 months ago Does Australian sport have a great commentator? Sydney Morning Herald, 2 months ago
John Samuel: He cultivated the finest sports journalism talent ever brought together on a single newspaper
There were more than a hundred gathered together at a Sussex country church in Cuckfield for the final send-off for John Samuel, the former sports editor ofThe Daily Herald, Observerand, most notably,The Guardian. Samuel's journalism career began ...Press Gazette, 3 weeks ago
Five cricket books that occupied the connoisseurs minds this year Cricket abounds in literature that documents some of the best moments of the game. For more than a century, iconic writers like Neville Cardus, CLR James, Jack Fingleton, Ray ...The Hindu, 1 day ago
Video Image Australia tear through India in second Test 2:25 Play video Australia continue to tear through India, beating them by four wickets in the second Test at the Gabba. Fox Sports 20 Dec 2014 Sport/Cricket/Australian Internationals The ...Herald Sun, 2 days ago Indian vs Australia 1st Test, Adelaide Oval: Ah, Australianism Again! Tehelka, 1 week ago
"Australianism means single-minded determination to win - to win within the laws but, if necessary, to the last limit within them. It means where the 'impossible' is within the realm of what the human body can do, there are Australians who believe ...Firstpost.com, 1 week ago The essence of Australia's sporting soul MSN News, 1 week ago
While a lot of us talk about batting, great bowling or a brilliant piece of fielding, most of us even forget to credit a slip fielder for taking a catch. Just like there are no free lunches in this world, there are no easy slip catches and what ...IBNLive India News, 2 weeks ago
Andrew Webster: The big extended family of Macksville hurts most for Phillip Hughes Adelaide set to host emotional Test opener Mourners arrive in Macksville for Phillip Hughes' funeral Sheffield Shield likely to be delayed to let players mourn Ken ...Melbourne Age, 3 weeks ago
Ken Barrington was everything to England: Test batsman with an average of 58, selector, manager, unofficial coach in a time before coaches, confidant and mentor. He was acting in several of those roles at once in Barbados in 1981 when he had a heart ...Sydney Morning Herald, 3 weeks ago There's got to be a mourning after ... Phillip Hughes' death puts scheduling in perspective Inverell Times, 3 weeks ago
Sport, we're frequently told, is character building and offers lessons in life. The great old English game of cricket supposedly does this better than most. Perhaps the truth in this apparently self-important claim lies in the fact that cricket ...Canberra Times, 1 month ago
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