It's a real location even if Google Maps doesn't give its name. -33.875444, 151.102972 are the co-ordinates you are looking for.
I had a chat with Adithya Vadapalli for an hour on December 19 2019 for The Switch Hit Podcast about a broad range of issues relating to Australian cricket over the years.
On New Years Eve 2020 I was interviewed by the guys of Waadaplaya for their Strategic Timeouts Youtube series of chats with prominent cricket fans on the internet
As 2020 wends its tortuous path, it sets a bar so low that we can only hope and imagine that 2021 will be a great year by comparison. But 2021 will also be the fiftieth anniversary of what author Anindya Dutta has described in the title of his new book as “The Greatest Year”.
Interstate baseball returned to Sydney on 24 July 1920 for the first time since the Great War as New South Wales played Victoria at Petersham Oval in the first of a three-match series.
The best known names from the two teams are two future international cricketers: Alan Kippax, third base for NSW, and Bill Ponsford, catcher for Victoria. A crowd of about 4000 packed into Petersham Park however the match on a fine Saturday afternoon was a bit of a rout, NSW winning 27 runs to 3.
Knowing that this experience was set to be taken away from us by a cocktail of state governments and property developers, I poked my camera out the window on a train ride from Newcastle to Hamilton late on a Sunday afternoon in January 2009.