The unique challenges posed to batsmen

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Most sportspeople get the chance to immediately put their mistakes right. Nobody remembers, for example, that the tennis player who surrenders a 40-0 lead as he or she serves for their first Grand Slam title, as long as they eventually overcome their opponent. Nor is it now relevant that a striker squanders a couple of […]




Ken ‘Slasher’ Mackay is not the most exciting player Australia has produced by any means, but today’s side would probably be glad of him. In this feature, with some help from CW’s esteemed elder statesman, Martin tells his story