Watson's merry-go-round decade
In January 2005, Shane Watson made his Test debut. What does he have to show for a decade in the game?
Power to Smithy, trouble for Dhoni
Australia's new captain admirably turned things around for his side in Brisbane, leading in more departments than one
Why punish the West Indies players when the administration is to blame?
As ever, the West Indies board has taken the short-term view and removed supposedly troublesome players instead of recognising its own incompetence
Rudderless Shami proves too costly
Mohammed Shami bowls a few really good balls, but they are interspersed with far too many loose ones, an inconsistency that is unacceptable in Test cricket
Australia's 50-50 lifelines
Three Australia players made half-centuries on day one at the MCG; for each of them, the innings' meant different things