Many have not been able to answer the question over how Australia can be rolled for 136 at Edgbaston and 60 at Trent Bridge while the POMs pile on the runs.
It all comes down to Australian batsmen adopting a foreign tactic in unfamiliar conditions, and its ramifications were severe.
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Australian captain Steve Smith echoed predecessors by declaring his new-look side, which will take on New Zealand and West Indies this summer, is an ongoing part of a process of ‘generational change’.
But when will the change cease?
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With the Australian side constantly on the road, Steve Smith hadn’t even seen the two Test hopefuls in the nets, let alone a game.
Coach Darren Lehmann’s dossier is equally thin.
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The pressure placed upon young athletes to perform has reached dizzying heights, and some future stars are struggling to cope. Sam Alexander reports.
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NSW left arm off-spinner Stephen O’Keefe has always been a humble, yet harshly treated individual. The 29 year old finger-spinner has consistently been overlooked for higher honours, despite consistently finishing with statistics defining that of a quality all-rounder.
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In a shocking turn of events, South African cricket captain Graeme Smith has announced his immediate retirement from all forms of international cricket.
Continue reading “Smith: Another Aussie Scalp?”