Test Cricket News, Nathan Lyon ended the Root-Malan partnership as Australia hit the winning runs in the 1st Ashes Test by nine wickets

Credit to Nathan Lyon who finally ended the partnership of Dawid Malan & Joe Root this morning with his 400th Test wicket on Malan (82) + 4 wicket haul, it’s also great to see Australia’s fielding improve with a few successful catches as well as some support to their frontline bowling options from Cameron Green …

Test Cricket News, Day 3 of the 2021-22 Ashes Match Report as Joe Root & Dawid Malan fights back for England

Hats off to Travis Head who produced a test quality knock of 152 for Australia which a little more than what England scored in the 1st innings (147), although Australia left an acceptable lead of 278 when they were all out for 425 but they haven’t found it much ever since after their strong start …

Test Cricket News, Day 2 of the 1st Test in the 2021-22 Ashes Match Report

That partnership with David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne was one of Australia’s best moments earlier on Day 2, who both remained calm and collective in the middle before they flied plenty of decent shots out of the park that sealed their half-tons.  Warner & Labuschagne may not have converted into a century going into tea …

Test Cricket News, 2021-22 Ashes 1st Test between Australia & England Day 1 update

What a day to kickstart their Ashes campaign at The Gabba in Brisbane for the Aussies on Day 1 where they found a way to knock down England’s tail end up early with four wickets (59-4) in the AM session ahead of lunch, then continued that momentum after they bowled them all out for 147. …

Olympics News: Quick thoughts on The Gabba being renovated for the 2032 Olympics if successful

Another piece of sporting news popped up today. When the Queensland Government chose The Gabba as the main stadium. If they are able to win the 2032 Summer Olympics bid. And bring it to Brisbane. I saw the first pictures surfaced online and it looks pretty good. It may only seat 50,000 fans. Rather than …