Australia

108,86,365,205,320. 100,257,143,112,97. These are the first innings scores in England and Australia that Haddin came to the crease at. For the last two Ashes in England, the talk has centred around the fact that Australia generally failed to grab the big moments. The scores in the return series in Australia are much worse than what…

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Under the Southern Cross I stand, A sprig of wattle in my hand, A native of my native land, Australia, you f*****g beauty   Nathan Lyon had to wait 316 days to sing this song in the dressing room. In the interim Australia played 9 tests and lost 7 of them. Coming as it does…

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In a press conference after his retirement, when asked about the Ashes, Sachin Tendulkar picked the name of Mitchell Johnson as the bowler who might make a difference to the Australian squad. A part of that faith must have come from watching him at close quarters as a team mate at Mumbai Indian. A part…

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