Trivia

Curtains on the pig saga

The case is closed on Ash the pig, who was smuggled into the Gabba during the last Ashes

Virginia Woolf and cricket, framed

Open Culture gives us a couple of vintage photos of a young Virginia Woolf playing cricket with her siblings, including her painter sister, Vanessa Bell

The Lord's anomaly

There's something curiously wonderful about the fact that batting's big four - Tendulkar, Lara, Ponting and Kallis - never made Test hundreds at the home of cricket

Records

A zero-sum game

A fantastic XI, made up of players known for their trysts with ducks

Australian cricket

The world's longest net session

There are plenty of international batsmen who could benefit from a few more hours in the nets. Perhaps they could learn from Jade Child, a cricketer from Ricky Ponting's home town of Launceston.