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Considering that Test cricket in Australia is sponsored by a mobile phone company, it can't be long before we will have this to endure:
Submitted to Poynter Online's Media Tidbits by Monique Van Dusseldorp:
Congratulations to Glenn McGarth on his Australian ODI debut against New Zealand last night.
South Australia have been bowled out for 29 by New South Wales today at the SCG. Nathan Bracken took 7/4. I haven't looked it up yet, but I suspect it is South Australia's lowest Shield score ever.
Glenn McGrath's maiden Test half-century at the Gabba yesterday was a masterpiece of cricket surrealism - not to mention a heartbreaking experience for the New Zealand team.
I have just learned of the passing of Australia's greatest ever all-rounder, Keith Ross Miller. AAP has a brief report that Miller, who was 84, died this morning at a nursing home on Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.
He was one of my real cricketing heroes, indeed one of my favourite Australians of all time.
It almost seems like destiny for Michael Clarke to get a ton on Test debut, and that's how it panned out. Great knock from a player who really should have been in the Test team a year ago. He's a very mature 23 year-old, and congratulations to him.
I am sure we have seen the start of a fine Test career, and probably someone who will become Australian captain - I'll stick my neck out and say he will succeed Ponting in the role.
Congrats also to Anil Kumble on reaching 400 Test wickets. Now onto Warnie to make that world record his own!
WBUR Boston's weekly "Only A Game" radio program is doing a feature on Pro Cricket on Saturday September 11. That should be available to hear live at 7am EST (1100 GMT, 9pm in Sydney) and archived later for listening on-demand.