Jarrod Kimber


From outcast to beast
From outcast to beast

Mitchell Johnson may not be a gigantic, horned, fire-breathing dragon with seven heads - but he could not have done much more damage if he were

Lost white hope
Lost white hope

Once Australia's next big thing, Cameron White finds his international career more or less done and dusted, and with no takers for his main suit, captaincy

Light fades on Oval party
Light fades on Oval party

It was a celebration of England. A celebration for Test cricket. It was loud. It was fun. It was nonsensical.

Australia's era of decline
Australia's era of decline

Fundamental issues remain with how the game is run in Australia, although the country's sporting problems are not restricted to cricket

Australia celebrate Shane Watson Day
Australia celebrate Shane Watson Day

Shane Watson has appeared in several guises as an Australia player - they need him to stick with this one

English ascendency not going to plan
English ascendency not going to plan

Their top three are having the kind of series that usually sees England lose - and yet they are winning

Rogers waits no more
Rogers waits no more

The 19 balls that Chris Rogers spent on 96 felt almost as long as the 35 years and 344 days he had to wait to become a Test centurion

Please, Australia, stop searching for the saviour
Please, Australia, stop searching for the saviour

Nathan Lyon is not the saviour of Australia cricket but he is a very solid offspinner who should not have been dropped. It is time to stop searching for something that doesn't exist and trust what does

Nathan, meet Kevin
Nathan, meet Kevin

Nathan Lyon stayed relatively cool in the face of a typical Kevin Pietersen assault but it led to his removal from the attack

Aussies struggle to provide value for money
Aussies struggle to provide value for money

For great sums, Australian cricket fans can follow the Ashes, meet the coach and offer suggestions. The best idea at the moment could be a refund request

It was Jimmy who done it
It was Jimmy who done it

Forget edges, infrared technology, and umpiring errors, James Anderson won this Test

No. 13 already lucky for Agar
No. 13 already lucky for Agar

Ashton Agar is Australia's 13th Test spinner since Shane Warne. It is quite a story. Is he the one?

Mega Ashes keeps throwing up surprises
Mega Ashes keeps throwing up surprises

Two days into back-to-back series and the cricket has already been more interesting and entertaining than anything David Warner does after midnight

Batsmen reveal Australia's pain
Batsmen reveal Australia's pain

Australia's problem is their complete and utter lack of the ability to make runs at Test level with any kind of regularity or consistency

The day the laughter died
The day the laughter died

Pakistan were cheered fanatically to three defeats and an embarrassing Champions Trophy exit

A contest that brings cricket alive
A contest that brings cricket alive

The game can often seem dreary, predictable and endless. Not when India and Pakistan play each other

Rutherford among bright spots for NZ
Rutherford among bright spots for NZ

New Zealand held their own and will have learned valuable lessons from their five-match cross-continental encounter against England

Root's front foot opens the door
Root's front foot opens the door

In another over Joe Root would have left the ball or defended it but instead a moment's hesitation left England looking confused and worried

Board games show cricket's true powerplay
Board games show cricket's true powerplay

The elections to the ICC cricket committee are evidence cricket is a decadarchy, not a democracy. Tim May has paid the price for taking on the establishment

The evolution of Clarke the untouchable
The evolution of Clarke the untouchable

The public perception of Michael Clarke has changed dramatically in his eight years as a Test cricketer