The Australian captain told one English player to ‘get ready for a broken arm’. Is this really what the Ashes is all about now?
Topic: the Ashes
Cricket Australia is still very lofty about ‘The Spirit of Cricket’. After their team’s loutish pleasure in humiliating England, they have a nerve
Test match cricket approaches the profundities otherwise attained only by great literature, even by religion itself. Why does it happen so rarely?
Of course it doesn’t quite achieve what only a religious understanding can deliver: all the same, nearly all human life is there