Peter Handscomb leaving the field at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 18 after completing his highest first-class score of 215 for Victoria against New South Wales. It was this innings that sealed his selection for Australia in the Adelaide Test team against South Africa. Photo: Rick Eyre
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When Chris Rogers was dismissed for 95 on Day Two of the Cardiff Test he achieved a new world record… the first player in the history of Test cricket for pass 50 in seven consecutive innings without converting for a 100.
Continue reading “Buck Rogers in the Seventh Half Century”
IPLT20 – M60: MI vs CSK – Match Highlights
Congratulations to the Mumbai Indians on winning the Indian Premier League for 2015. More details on the final, in which they defeated the Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs, are on the IPL website match centre.
Source: M60: MI vs CSK – Match Highlights – ipl 2015 – IPL Videos – IPLT20.com
Victoria Bitter? No, that’s just the advertising.
New South Wales defeated Victoria by an innings and 48 runs in two and a half days at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 14 February 2014. This was despite the best efforts of Glenn “The Big Show” Maxwell who scored 94 for the Vics in their first innings of 218.
(Stay to the end, there are video highlights)
A Big Show by the Big Show (With Tweets) · Rickeyre · Storify by Rick Eyre on Scribd
All the excitement of the sixth Indian Premier League as encapsulated in tweets of the pilgrimage of the team bus from the hotel to the stadium. Continue reading “The team is on the bus”
That other Twenty20 slogfest has just concluded in a gross mismatch at the Stanford CC, Coolidge, Antigua. Trinidad and Tobago has won the 2008 Stanford 20/20 after thrashing Jamaica in the final Sunday night. Continue reading “Trinidad wins the Stanford”
Not since the Harlem Globetrotters last beat the Washington Generals has a foregone sporting conclusion been so rapturously and emotionally received by a sell-out crowd. Continue reading “Sydney Day Four: Goodbye, farewell, amen, and John did you drop something?”
“You got an MBE, right? For scoring seven at the Oval? It’s an embarrassment.”
– Dr Shane Warne to Paul Collingwood MBE, Sydney Cricket Ground, 4.1.07.
Continue reading “Sydney Day Three: You did *what* for an MBE?”