the cricket web site of Rick Eyre,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
July 3, 1911:
Birth of Joe Hardstaff Jr, son of Joseph (!), 23 Tests for England
July 3, 1940:
Death of George Shepstone, 2 Tests for S.Africa 1896-99
July 3, 1936:
Jahangir Khan kills a sparrow whilst bowling, Cambridge U v MCC
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Richie Benaud 1930-2015
11 Apr 2015
Richie Benaud meant so much to so many people, and despite his extreme modesty you know he accepted the good humour of it all. And unlike many of his contemporary ex-player-turned-commentators, you could never accuse him of being a curmudgeon. ...more

The IPL8 livestock sales
16 Feb 2015
Here below is a spreadsheet summary of the overseas signings for IPL8 at today's auction, with their sale prices in rupees converted into Bitcoins, Dogecoins, Aussie dollars and other novelty currencies: ...more

February Foolishness: My picks in the 2015 Cricket World Cup
14 Feb 2015
In the US they have March Madness. The 64 team knockout contest in men's basketball where fans fill out their bracket and attempt to pick, before the tournament commences, all 63 winners right down to the Championship game. In that futile tradition I give you my February Foolishness, as I attempt to pick the winners of the 2015 Cricket World Cup. ...more

48 Tweets To Make You Feel That All Is Good With West Indian Cricket
16 Jan 2015
Whycliffe "Dave" Cameron has not exactly had a stellar two years in the hot seat as President of the West Indies Cricket Board. But you'd never know it from his Twitter feed. ...more

Abyssinia Warnie: The final break
16 Jan 2015

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BBC Online
McDonald can boss Australia - Khan
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 8:33 pm AEST
Andrew McDonald has the ability to become Australia's head coach, according to Leicestershire chief executive Wasim Khan.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
South Africans make short work of BCB XI
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 8:23 pm AEST
South Africa sounded out an early warning to Bangladesh after a resounding 10-wicket win over the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a T20 tour game, their only practice match on the tour....(More)
Mohammad Irfan returns to ODI squad
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 8:19 pm AEST
Mohammad Irfan has been recalled to the ODI team for the five-match series in Sri Lanka after recovering from a stress fracture of the pelvis sustained during the 2015 World Cup....(More)
The Guardian
Ashes 2015: why Moeen Ali’s spin will be a vital part of England’s attack | Vic Marks
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 8:18 pm AEST
Dry pitches mean fast bowlers are likely to need help and rest, and it is Moeen’s responsibility to provide spin against AustraliaPutting Shane Warne to one side, which is never the easiest of manoeuvres, spin bowling has seldom decided an Ashes series in modern times. But the spin bowlers stil....(More)
BBC Online
Lancashire's Parry open to loan move
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 7:25 pm AEST
Lancashire spinner Stephen Parry considers a loan move away in a bid to play more Championship cricket.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Australian flavour to Roses clash
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 7:21 pm AEST
Fox Sports Australia
Aussie bowlers look to bounce back
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 7:00 pm AEST
BBC Online
Westley 'had luck on his side'
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 6:54 pm AEST
VIDEO: 'Home crowd could be decisive in Ashes'
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 6:51 pm AEST
Harbhajan Singh Birthday Special: Do You Know These Facts About him?
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 6:36 pm AEST
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