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Opinion Archive

No Such Thing As A Free Launch: Perth Stadium

51allout actually gets out of the house. But was it worth it?

1 Comment | February 14, 2018 | | 40/50-over, Opinion | Tags: , , ,

The Australian ODI Team: How To Fix What The Bastards At Cricket Australia Broke

There is only one solution to the woes of the Australian ODI team: A good old fashioned booting.

No Comments | January 28, 2018 | | 40/50-over, Opinion | Tags: , ,

The Next Cab Off The Rank

We’ve never seen a better argument for the return of capital punishment than the crime of including Gary Ballance in a touring Ashes squad.

No Comments | January 25, 2018 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,

Big Bash Season 7: Discussing The Elephant In The Living Room

This season’s Big Bash seems as brash as ever, but there is that nagging feeling all is not quite right…

1 Comment | January 23, 2018 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: , ,

The Big Bash: Where The Detritus Of Australian Cricket Shines

Most common overheard phrase at the Big Bash, “I remember that guy. Didn’t he play for Australia once?”

No Comments | January 11, 2018 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: , ,

One of the Great What Ifs, #7: Ben Stokes Had A Pot Noodle And A Wank

Would it have all been so different?

No Comments | January 10, 2018 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: ,

The ECB Ain’t Heavy, It’s Cricket Australia’s Brother

You can’t blame the ECB for torching its own domestic scene when it’s just following industry best practice.

No Comments | December 20, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , ,

Alastair Cook: From Hunter To Hunted

In English cricket the journey from top of the food chain to the bottom is a very short one.

1 Comment | December 1, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

51allout Mass Debates #14: The 2017/18 Ashes

51allout provides the definitive Ashes preview, in that ours has a picture of Anna Kendrick in.

No Comments | November 20, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,