Cricket


Six Things You’ve Forgotten by the Start of Cricket Pre-Season

Posted on May 23rd, by Nicko in Articles, Featured, Suburban Cricket. No Comments

Despite your common sense, you head to your first hit of cricket pre-season.



Ruling Class

Posted on February 12th, by Nicko in Articles, Featured, Suburban Cricket. No Comments

Suburban cricket is charmingly D.I.Y. And as with all DIY activities – the results are varied.



The Sledge: 2012/2013 Episode 10 Premier Cricket

Posted on January 8th, by Nicko in Episodes, Featured, Media. No Comments

The Sledge presents it’s tribute to local club cricket, hosted Jonathan Howcroft. Under the spotlight: Victorian Premier Cricket, with expert opinion contributed by long-time Baggy Blue-r, Bryce McGain, and Leader Newspapers’ Patrick Lane.



The Sledge: The Harmony in Cricket T20

Posted on December 23rd, by Nicko in Featured, Features, Media. No Comments

The Sledge’s Jonathan Howcroft spoke to the Premier Cricket Strategy & Development Manager, Mike Ronchi, and the Hawthorn-Monash University Cricket Club President, Petar Ivetic, about Harmony in Cricket, and what the initiative is giving to grass-roots cricket.



The Sledge: Cricket in Kenya

Posted on December 23rd, by Nicko in Featured, Features, Media. No Comments

The Sledge’s Kenyan correspondent, Blaise Murphet, speaks to Clay Muganda, prominent Kenyan cricket writer, on the state of the Kenyan game – where it has come from, where it is now, and where it can go in the future.



The Sledge: Extended Simon Helmot Interview

Posted on December 23rd, by Nicko in Extended Interviews, Featured, Media. No Comments

Jonathan Howcroft speaks to Simon Helmot, who operates as both the Victorian Bushrangers one day coach and as the coach of the Melbourne Renegades.



The Sledge: 2012/2013 Episode 03

Posted on November 12th, by Nicko in Episodes, Featured, Media. No Comments

Youtube Link.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (BackPageLead.com.au), Ryan Thomas.

What: The Sledge panel discuss the UDRS, leaked dossiers, and Peter Siddle’s rampant vegetarianism. Also, the Western Australia coaching saga continues to unfold, Aaron Finch is hitting his straps, and Ryan and Jono tell us why neither Australia or South Africa “got it right.” All this, plus an interview with the World Cup winning Australian paceman-turned-umpire, Paul Reiffel.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot us an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 

 

To Leak Your Own Secret Australian Dossier!™, click here. For Jono’s interview with Peter Siddle, click here.

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The Sledge: 2012/2013 Episode 02

Posted on November 5th, by Nicko in Episodes, Featured, Media. No Comments

Youtube Link.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft, Dave Siddall, Murray Middleton.

What: The Sledge panel talk all things Australia versus South Africa; ruminate on England’s chances in India; and give their take the bizzare happenings in Australian domestic cricket. Also, we assert that Johan Botha is a spy, worry over Nathan Lyon, and Nicko brings charts to the party.

All this, plus an interview with Alex Keath, the young allrounder from the Victorian Bushrangers who is also a part of the Melbourne Stars squad.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot us an e-mail.

Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 

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The Sledge: 2012/2013 Episode 01

Posted on October 30th, by Nicko in Episodes, Featured, Media. No Comments

Youtube Link.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft, Ryan Thomas, Suren Jayemanne.

What: The Sledge panel of Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (of BackPageLead.com.au), Ryan Thomas and Suren Jayemanne talk all things cricket, including: Ballgate 2012, the Bushrangers dropping short, and Ricky Ponting’s new mindset. Also, we try Keeping Up With KP, Suren implies a prominent Australian cricketer has a cocaine problem, and Nick gets a letter from his Mum. All this, plus Jonathan Howcroft’s interview with the Victorian Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars’ opening batsman, Rob Quiney. You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot us an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

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The Sledge 2012 Special

Posted on September 12th, by Nicko in Episodes, Featured, Media. No Comments

 

Youtube Link.

Who: Nick Hancock, Murray Middleton, Jonathan Howcroft.

What: The Sledge panel of Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (of BackPageLead.com.au) and Murray Middleton look back at the Aussie tour of the United Arab Emirates; ruminate on the merits of the World Twenty20 Tournament coming up in Sri Lanka; and gaze towards the impending Australian Domestic Season.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot us an e-mail.

Episodes of The Sledge will air weekly on Melbourne’s C31 on Wednesday nights, starting on the 31st of October.

 

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