Monthly Archives: August 2011

Galle, Day 1

Australia Everyone scratched around but only Hussey got ugly enough to get past 50. Khawaja didn’t really look like he wanted to be there for most of his innings. Ponting looked solid but had a brain freeze. Kept losing wickets eitherside of intervals. Which is a big no no these days. Hussey is turning batting [...]

An Australian’s view on the Australian side

Shane Watson Born in Ipswich in QLD, Shane has the physique of a Rugby player and the looks of a surfer. Once Shane realised that he wasn’t a rugby player and his back cured from all the heavy weight lifting from trying to build the body of a rugby player, we started to see the [...]

What Australia has to do to win

Top order has to click Australias strength is in their top order and if they have a bad time of it, it’s pretty much game over. Since Watson decided breaking a nail isn’t that bad, he has been pretty fkn devastating. Brutal yet calm, his only fault lies in his brain farts after getting past [...]

What Sri Lanka needs to do to win

See out the new ball Australia will come hard with the new ball and will try to get in the faces of the SL openers, so it’s crucial that Dilshan and Paranavitana see out the chin music. Being 50-0 at lunch is ok. 80-3 and you’re already trying not to lose the game. Dilshan will [...]

Sri Lanka v Australia – preview

Australia Kneee deep in rebuilding, being hungry and being procecuted by Don Argus, Australia face their first real test since losing the Ashes and surrendering their World Champion status.  Looked almost the part during the ODI series. Most importantly for Australia Ponting looked in pretty suave form. So much so that ol grumpy was happy, [...]