Australian batting question marks difficult to ignore despite miracle escape in Christchurch: Trans-Tasman Trophy Talking Points

[ad_1] Australia has produced a stunning comeback in Christchurch to clinch the second Test against New Zealand and complete a clean sweep of the Trans-Tasman Trophy series. Under immense pressure at 4-30 on Saturday in pursuit of 279 to win, wicketkeeper Alex Carey, all-rounder Mitch Marsh and Australian captain Pat Cummins produced superb performances with … Read more

Sheffield Shield rules drama in NSW vs WA as Chris Green plays ball twice, obstructing the field rule, wicket, latest news

[ad_1] The Sheffield Shield nearly descended into a spirit of the game debate as the umpires chose not to give New South Wales’ Chris Green out for obstructing the field after using his bat to block a run-out. Green was facing WA’s Charlie Stobo at the WACA when he blocked a delivery right back to … Read more

Allan Border says fielding standards are widening the gap between teams, analysis, second Test in Brisbane

[ad_1] Schooled on the importance of catching by respected coach Bob Simpson, Australian great Allan Border believes an increased focus on fielding would reduce the growing disparity between nations in Test nation. With the final Test of the summer beginning on Thursday at the Gabba, Australia is on the verge of sweeping all five Tests … Read more