Nabila Ahmed

West Indians end on brighter note

The once mighty West Indians have been the feature of this summer's Australian Test menu and even before they arrived, talk of a series whitewash was gaining momentum

Sarwan on song at last

Twenty year old Ramnaresh Sarwan woke with a start in the middle of the night last night and couldn't go back to sleep until three thirty in the morning

A man for all seasons

You always hear about how there are many characters in cricket

Slater not just a man of the nineties

In many ways, Michael Slater is the ideal modern day Test cricketer - he plays the game with breathtaking audacity and keeps you on the edge of your seat for as long as he's in the middle

The stamps of greatness

Forty years ago this month, a young John Howard raced from his university law exams to the Sydney Cricket Ground to watch Sir Garfield Sobers score a stirring 168 against Australia

The Federation experience SCG-style

When Australia federated on 1 January 1901, cricket featured prominently in the week-long celebration of the new nation-continent

Stuart 'macs' West Indians' day

Considering that they have so far lost all but one of their first-class matches on tour, including four Tests, the West Indian camp must have been rapt with its strong batting performance this morning during the fifth and final Test of the summer