the cricket web site of Rick Eyre,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
October 8, 1964:
Birth of Alan Igglesden, England pace bowler 1989-94
October 8, 1968:
Birth of Sameer Dighe, Indian wicketkeeper 2001
October 8, 1976:
Birth of Mohammad Hussain, Pakistan Test batsman 1996-98
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Clive Rice and the game when he was the best of the best
29 Jul 2015

Richie Benaud 1930-2015
10 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
13 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

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Fox Sports Australia
Warne not seeing eye to eye with his idol
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 7:25 pm AEST
THE mutual admiration between Shane Warne and Ian Chappell is obvious but the two have publicly disagreed over one of Warne’s great passions.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mitchell Starc, Steve Smith fire Blues to big win over SA
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 5:51 pm AEST
Test fast bowler Mitchell Starc takes four wickets and Steve Smith scores 72 as the Blues score a 156-run win over South Australia. ....(More)
Daily Mail
Shane Warne: I could be England's spin doctor... and I'd love to nurture Adil Rashid
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 5:31 pm AEST
JACK GAUGHAN: Shane Warne is open to coaching England’s spin bowlers. The former Australia international, who took 708 Test wickets, is particularly keen on nurturing Adil Rashid.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Shane Warne offers to help England leg-spinner Adil Rashid in his bid to crack Test cricket
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 5:18 pm AEST
The use of consultants on a short term basis is something that coach and fellow Aussie Trevor Bayliss is a fan of ....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Third India-South Africa Twenty20 abandoned due to rain
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 5:01 pm AEST
The third and final Twenty20 international between India and South Africa is abandoned without a ball being bowled due to wet weather in Kolkata. ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
BCCI working committee likely to discuss suspension of CSK and Royals owners
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 4:18 pm AEST
SA adjusting well to intensity of India tour
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 4:13 pm AEST
Sri Lanka trim women's squad for New Zealand to 15
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 2:46 pm AEST
'I'd be surprised if I play' - Finn
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 2:05 pm AEST
Leipus appointed chief physiotherapist of NCA
Thu, 8 Oct 2015, 2:00 pm AEST
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