Following a miserable tour to Sri Lanka, Kevin Pietersen will be intent on filling his boots against a New Zealand attack that may well be powerless to stop him.
Many things came out of India’s Test series in Australia – they tend to when these countries meet, really. There was the usual mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly – and it is certainly the ugly that will linger longest in the memory, with the SCG Test and subsequent fallout placing a terrible stain (as well as strain) on the game.
Cricket Web forum member Jack McNamara was part of the Australian Under 19 squad that visited Sri Lanka for February’s Under 19 World Cup. Whilst the side reached the Semi Final, before going down to the eventual winners, Pakistan, McNamara himself had a mixed tournament. Here, he talks to fellow forum member Pratyush Khaitan about […]
CW: Who created the Beige Brigade and how did it start? BB: The Beige Brigade was founded by Mike and I last century. What happened was that Dan Vettori got an old 80s kit (Bruce Edgar’s according to the label) and Mike would wear it along to sports events, university lectures, taking his nana out […]
CW: You started your international career with the honour of being the first coloured player to represent Zimbabwe, taking 1/27 on debut. Do you remember the feeling of being part of Zimbabwe’s first ever Test victory? HO: It was very special to make my debut as the first black player. It was also bittersweet as […]
CW: You were forced to retire rather prematurely from cricket, due to a injury. What do you do with your time these days? GA: I currently work for ANZ Bank in New Zealand, and manage a Mortgage portfolio through the South Island and Wellington regions. My wife ‘Ginny’ and I are expecting our first child […]