Australasian view


Australia face their day of destiny
Australia face their day of destiny

The Australian view after the fourth day of the third Test at Old Trafford

Born to ride
Born to ride

Revving up with his heavy metal music, Gillespie is quickly overtaking some greats of the game.

Captaincy when it counted
Captaincy when it counted

The Australian view after the final of the third Test at Old Trafford

A small step to redemption
A small step to redemption

The Australian view after the third day of the third Test at Old Trafford

Taking an unfamiliar route
Taking an unfamiliar route

The Australian view after the second day of the third Test at Old Trafford

A leader in need of direction
A leader in need of direction

The Australian view after the opening day of the third Test at Old Trafford

Australia facing their defining moment
Australia facing their defining moment

The Australian view after the second Test ends in a two-run win for England

Australia get their challenge but fail to rise
Australia get their challenge but fail to rise

The Australian view of the third day of the second Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston

Riding in England's slipstream
Riding in England's slipstream

The Australian view from the second day of the second Test at Edgbaston

Australia withstand England's storm
Australia withstand England's storm

The Australian view from the first day of the second Test at Edgbaston

The reward of painstaking preparation
The reward of painstaking preparation

Peter English attributes Australia's success in India to their meticulous planning

Zimbabwe 5/1 to cause upset
Zimbabwe 5/1 to cause upset

India are hot 1/9 favourites to win the next game of the VB Series, their first against Zimbabwe

Fleming fulfilled at last
Fleming fulfilled at last

Stephen Fleming's stature as a captain has never been in doubt

India's belligerence sets up the series
India's belligerence sets up the series

Outstanding as India's response was to Australia in their much-awaited first Test at Brisbane, the concern has to be whether India might have fired their best shot

Waugh's place in the history books
Waugh's place in the history books

In his Down Under View, Lynn McConnell pays his tribute to Steve Waugh

Making the most of opportunity
Making the most of opportunity

In his Down Under View, Lynn McConnell urges New Zealand's latest recruits to strike while the iron is hot

Taking on the school bullies
Taking on the school bullies

New Zealand's cricketers lost to India on Saturday - a defeat hidden at home under an avalanche of analysis of thee New Zealand rugby team's defeat in their World Cup