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There will be no more Test cricket at the WACA

Remembering the great cricket moments of the WACA

This Thursday, the WACA will bid farewell to it’s life as a Test venue. The third (and possibly decisive) Test of The Ashes will be the final Test at the WACA since it was first blooded back in 1970. Cricket will move to the brand new Perth Stadium, which spells the end of an era. We take […]

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Nathan Lyon celebrates a wicket

The GOAT trap: is Nathan Lyon setting England up for the Ashes?

Nathan Lyon has been blasted from pillar to post ahead of the first Test of The Ashes at the Gabba this Thursday. His rant to English media that Australia was primed to ‘end careers’ rankled many in the English ranks, with former wicketkeeper Matt Prior going as far to say that he had ’embarrassed himself’. But is […]

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Australia celebrates winning the 1989 Ashes series against England

Remembering the 1989 Ashes

For nearly 20 years, all Australia had to do was show up and the Ashes were theirs. From 1989 to 2005, bashing Poms was a national past time and Australia feasted on the misfortunes of their northern rivals. In this period Australia won 28 matches out of 43 and lost just seven times. Of those seven English […]

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How To Bet On Cricket

How to bet on cricket

​How to bet on cricket : your ultimate guide to making money on cricket.This how to bet on cricket guide is the perfect companion when the summer sun begins to bake Australian backyards, you can hear the tinnies snap open and the televisions click on for cricket season. What other sport allows you to sit on […]

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Freddy Flintoff consoles Brett Lee after Edgbaston

Six of the worst: Ashes infamous moments

BodylineNo list of Ashes controversial moments could be complete without the infamous Bodyline series of 1932-33. The English called it ‘Leg Theory’ and a handful of the will still bleat about it being a fair tactic to this day. With Don Bradman and his team of Invincibles carving up world cricket, Douglas Jardine cooked up the insidious […]

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Paine was named captain of the Hobart Hurricanes in last season's Big Bash League

Paine in line for shock glove swap with Matthew Wade

​Paine was named captain of the Hobart Hurricanes in last season’s Big Bash League​ When Tasmanian wicketkeeper Tim Paine walked out onto the hallowed ground at Lords for the first time he had an enormous weight of expectation saddled to his Baggy Green cap. His Test debut against Pakistan at the neutral venue was meant to be […]

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