Benjamin Colby, courtesy of The CRICKET MONTHLY, October 2016, and ESPNcricinfo, where the title runs “The greatest cricketer who never lived” … In the first of a series on cricket in fiction, a look at Chinaman, in which the game isn’t so much plot driver as plinth
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MICHAEL ROBERTS’s ORDINARY CAMERA RECORDS SOME EXTRAORDINARY MOMENTS
“Australian cricketers get personal during anthem”, February 10, 2016, … http://www.watoday.com.au/sport/cricket/what-a-cheek-usman-khawajas-pregame-grab-of-adam-zampas-butt-20160210-gmq6bd.html
Australian opening batsman Usman Khawaja squeezes team-mate Adam Zampa’s behind ahead of the ODI against the Black Caps in Wellington.Some of the players were getting more than a little touchy-feely as they linked arms while Advance Australia Fair was played.
- Test, a short video clip has emerged of some emotional scenes during the national anthem before their ODI win over the Black Caps at the Cake Tin last weekend.
Australia won that match to square the series, but lost the decider in Hamilton on Monday. The video clip was posted on Facebook and tweeted by The Crowd Goes Wild and was certainly proving a hit on the internet. … http://www.watoday.com.au/sport/cricket/what-a-cheek-usman-khawajas-pregame-grab-of-adam-zampas-butt-20160210-gmq6bd.html
HAWKESBURY Cricket Club’s Arjun Nair is a cricketer to keep an eye on in coming years. Nair has been picked in the Australian under-19 team, which will tour the UK over July and August. With the Ashes set to start tonight, there will be a huge focus on whether all-rounders Shane Watson or Mitch Marsh make the Australian team. While the pair are undoubtedly the premier allrounders in Australian cricket right now, Nair’s selection has given him a fantastic chance to prove he is an all-rounder of the future for Australia.