Archive for the ‘Adelaide Oval’ Category

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 Selection Headaches for T20 Tour of Australia

October 10, 2019

Michael Roberts

There are some headaches that one welcomes. The magnificent performances generated by a raw Sri Lankan T20 squad in Pakistan this month is one such headache. Ashantha De Mel and Co are to be congratulated for their selections and for expanding the problems by giving fresh faces the chance to impress in the third ODI.

   

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Brian Gilbertson singing the National Anthems, Adelaide Oval, 1996

May 14, 2019

In these troubled times let us take heart from BRIAN GILBERTSON’S Rendering of the Sri Lankan and Australian National Anthems at Adelaide Oval way back in time

 

In 1996 Brian Gilbertson sang both the Australian and Sri Lankan National Anthems at the Australia Day Test match at Adelaide Oval. It was the first time a visiting national anthem was sung at a sporting event on Australia Day. This practice is now a tradition. The Weekend Australian reported “..his performance saw the Sri Lankan cricketers jump to attention …. a Sri Lankan fan hugged him, saying his attempt was ‘better than I can do and I can speak the language.” Follow Brian Gilbertson’s singing tips page. https://www.facebook.com/singingtipsb…

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Pulsating ODI Contest at Adelaide Oval – Tuesday 15 January 2019

January 17, 2019

Michael Roberts

This review will be in disjointed point-form set out in rough temporal order from my observation point alongside Justin Labrooy in the middle layer of Riverbank Stadium at a spot behind long-off.

Pic from web

Pics by Mike R

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Hard Yakka at Adelaide Oval

December 7, 2018

I was among the 25,693 persons who watched a grim day’s play unfolding at ADELAIDE OVAL this Friday 7th Deeember

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Cricketers snapped Extraordinary

October 30, 2018

Rangaiyaa! Rangaaiyya! Budu Ammo! Herath raised aloft after securing a match fo Sr Lanka … or so one can imagine

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Bodyline Bar Adelaide Oval

February 4, 2018

Amateur Photographs in bad light while play –on field and in the bar –continued

  Woodful hit by Larwood

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Adelaide Oval Cricket on Australia Day 26th January 2018

January 27, 2018

The Dress-Up Stand

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