Seemingly because he used to be a rugby player, Cricket Australia's General Manager Team Performance has been on the receiving end of some unfair criticism. The team is not performing highly but that is not (yet) Pat Howard's fault
Once upon a time, selecting the Australia Test XI was a straightforward business but, nowadays, you could ask everyone in the country and get an entirely different team from each of the them. Here's mine
From Steve Waugh telling Herschelle Gibbs he's dropped the World Cup to Ian Healy's "Mars Bar" sledge, many infamous cricket yarns have taken on lives of their own - to the point that some seem to have been completely fabricated
Dear sweet Superman, Moses and Mr Lillee, is this fair dinkum? Have they really stood down four blokes because they didn't do an assignment? From the Australian Test team? A team down 0-2 in a four-Test series in India?
Australia need to make changes to the team of lumberjacks that have chopped themselves down in India - but those yukking it up in England should know that we've seen worse and haven't given up on the Ashes yet