David Warner holds his helmet high dedicated to Phil Hughes as he celebrates a century (photo: Getty Images)
A sunny and dry Adelaide greeted Australia and
India, on what was a heartfelt but heavy day for cricket. Tributes to Phil Hughes flowed pre-game, as Australian skipper Michael Clarke won the toss and confidently chose to bat.
His decision was ultimately justified by the powerful David Warner, who decided to put Indian fast bowler
Varun Aaron to the boundary three times in his opening over. His very first delivery was smashed with precision timing to the cover ropes. Continue reading Cricket: Australia v India: David Warner steals Day One show
Forest Hill captain Ben Johnston (photo: Davis Harrigan)
For the 24 hours prior to Saturday, March 15
th, weather forecasts were very closely monitored.
It was a day of firsts for the Box Hill Reporter District Cricket Association to start the
Grand Final weekend. Not only were the patrons at the ground witness to a high quality game, but so were people at home or on mobile, courtesy of a live streaming service. Continue reading Cricket: BHRDCA: McIntosh Shield almost gets wet on day one
South Africa celebrates a crushing victory (Photo: ESPN Cricinfo/Getty Images)
One could be forgiven for doing a double take at reading the scoreboard. After such a resounding victory in Centurion, the
Australian batsmen meekly surrendered to the tune of a huge 231 runs at St. George’s Park on day four of the second test. Continue reading Cricket: Australia v South Africa: Tables turned, Proteas humiliate green and gold tourists