The importance of Ponting and Hayden


Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne are usually cited as the key figures in Australia’s now ended era of Test dominance but in their own way Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting were equally as significant.


Referral, Not the Plan A


It doesn’t matter who you support, England or Australia, it’s a safe bet that supporters from both sides will agree the standard of umpiring this 2009 Ashes series has been nothing short of abysmal.


Looking Forward – Yesterday and Today


The purpose of this article is to have a look at Laker’s approach in order to see just how accurate or otherwise his predictions were and then for the writer to try and project the game forward again, this time, less ambitiously, to 21 years hence.


Life After Flintoff


After the Ashes, England’s Test side will enter a new era, one where Andrew Flintoff in particular will need to be replaced. How should England balance their team without Flintoff, and who are the likely contenders to join the England squad in the future?