For all the pomp and circumstance that surrounded the Trent Bridge debacle, the Ashes wasn’t really the catalyst, crux or anything in between.
It’s the regeneration. Since the retirement of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and co, there’s been a rebuild. The 2013-2014 Ashes was combed over by England’s dreadful performances. Many of these have already been talked about, dissected and torn apart. Continue reading
Clarke acknowledges the crowd (photo: from thepeptalk.com.au)
For all the rubbishing of Australia over their disastrous defeat at the hands of England at Trent Bridge, Michael Clarke has been at the centre of it in many ways.
The on-field leader, Clarke demands and takes responsibility for his now former charges, as of the end of the Ashes series. Continue reading
Darren Lehmann (image from Fox Sports)
Australian cricket is getting a makeover. No, the logo has not changed. Instead, the coach has.
Darren Lehmann was last Monday instated as the new national coach, replacing Mickey Arthur. A good choice as a new coach? Certainly. Under controversial circumstances? Yes. Continue reading