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Clarke Hails Warne’s Impact


Australia captain, Michael Clarke, has been delighted by the impression Shane Warne has made on his team during the tour of South Africa. The 44-year-old leg spinner, who played in 145 Tests for the Baggy Greens, has played a leading role in mentoring the team in his role as a consultant. “It’s been fantastic having him around and great for me personally,” said Clarke.“I have a wonderful relationship with Warney and it’s always nice to […]


Lehmann Tries to Curb the Euphoria

Darren Lehmann

Australia coach, Darren Lehmann, is refusing to get carried away even after the Baggy Greens’ superb victory in the first Test against England. Mitchell Johnson was the star of the show, taking nine wickets as England surprised fans who bet on cricket by subsiding to a 381-defeat at the Gabba. Former Yorkshire star, Lehmann, is attempting to play down the significance of the victory though and expects England to provide much stiffer opposition when the […]


Hayden backs Bailey for Test Debut


Former Australia opener, Matthew Hayden, believes George Bailey has earned a place in the middle order for next month’s first Ashes Test against England. The stand-in one-day skipper is enjoying an excellent series in India. He has scored 318 runs at an average of 106 in four matches. Bailey’s runs will not have gone unnoticed by Australia cricket betting pundits, and, even though they have come in the shorter form of the game. He has […]


Australia can build in these Ashes

Not even the most ardent Australia fan can see any hope of the Baggy Green reclaiming the Ashes this winter after a disappointing second Test gave England a near-unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Coaching dismissals, infighting, a disregard of DRS tactics and poor on-field performances have all contributed to Australia’s current plight in England. Ahead of the third Test at Old Trafford many cricket betting punters are predicting a 5-0 series whitewash reminiscent of […]


Cricket and Poker

Day 3 of the Boxing Day Test was the worst day of cricket I can ever remember going to (from an Australian point of view). It was so exhausting to sit there and watch such a poor performance unfold. By the time the day was over and we were headed Crown to play a bit of live poker I probably wasn’t in the right frame of mind for it all. Rohan and I just decided […]


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