Tag Archive: Sri Lanka

Day two of the Boxing Day Test

Day two of the Boxing Day test corresponded seamlessly with what has happened so far this summer. The courageous captain Michael Clarke broke another record and Australia again proved their inability to assert… Continue reading

The Clarke Corner – Prissy boy to captain courageous.

Michael Clarke has endured a tumultuous relationship with the Australian public, but in 2012 he has given no reason for the bandwagon jumpers to remove themselves from his corner. The Aussie captain, ‘Pup’… Continue reading

Lunch at Day Two of the Boxing Day Test

The Australian batsmen have been lucky to survive the bowling of Rangana Herath just before lunch on day two of the Boxing Day test. Several chances were generated from the bowling of Herath,… Continue reading

Mitchell Johnson steps up in the absence of Mitchell Starc

In the controversial absence of Mitchell Starc, it was another fiery left arm paceman and the other Mitchell that got the job done for Australia against the Sri Lankans on day one of… Continue reading

The Boxing Day Test – Day one review

  Australia is sitting comfortably at the conclusion of day one of the Boxing Day test thanks to a combination of some sloppy Sri Lankan batting and a ferocious spell from Mitchell Johnson… Continue reading

A morning of cricket at the MCG on Boxing Day

Day one of the Boxing Day test is one of the best days the Melbourne Cricket Ground has to offer – only behind the AFL Grand Final. Boxing Day is unarguably among the… Continue reading

Jackson Bird snatches the first wicket for Australia

Jackson Bird has taken less than two overs to secure his maiden wicket for Australia on a beautiful morning at the Melbourne Cricket Ground – the first for Australia on Boxing Day. Bird… Continue reading