Obscured by all the World Cup hoopla, the Australian domestic season came to an end. Was it in any way important? No, not really.
Is Australia ready to dominate Test cricket for the foreseeable future? A look at its domestic scene suggests otherwise.
Things people aren’t interested in: Sheffield Shield cricket. Things people are interested in: the Kardashians. Our conclusion: people are idiots.
The Australian Test team can be happy that the woeful performance of another touring party is making their efforts look pretty good. Comparatively.
The second Steve Smith Report features a depressing lack of Steve Smith in it. We do our best to talk about him anyway, because without Sir Steve Aussie domestic cricket is really, really, boring.
Been wondering what Steve Smith has been up to lately? Hankering for some proper cricket? Step this way, as we review what’s been happening in Australian domestic cricket these past few weeks.
Sheffield: home of Pulp, Leslie Ash (the fit one from Quadrophenia) and some shield that a handful of people in Australia occasionally care about.