I’m going on hiatus for two horrible months. I’ll see y’all in August, cricket fam xxx
May be just checking if it’s real. (June 5, 2014)
Broady: “Not many kids can high 5 me!”
CA boys with the Wallabies (June 5, 2014). Getty
Brad Haddin and Phil Hughes during a joint Wallabies/Cricket Australia media session at Kangaroo Point Cliffs (June 5, 2014). Getty
Given the long struggle to attain Test status - and no country had to wait as long for the honour as Sri Lanka - the demotion of Test cricket to an inconvenient sideshow is particularly galling. Sri Lanka have played Tests so infrequently of late, it could reasonably be asked whether they deserve to be called a Test nation at all. In 2013, Sri Lanka played a total of three full Test matches. Let me repeat that — the national side played a grand total of 14 days of Test cricket in the entire calendar year. It is as embarrassing as it is pitiful.
This has been a real problem for so long, I’m surprised no one really addressed it before.
I feel like ‘Eye of the Tiger’ should be playing in the background…