Browsing All posts tagged under »Ian Chappell«

On Boof: A Time for Criticism

September 18, 2013


By SB Tang Note: this article was re-published on The Guardian Sport Network on 19 September 2013. Sixteen days before the start of the Ashes, Cricket Australia sacked the coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur. On the very same day, Cricket Australia announced that Darren Lehmann would take over as Australia’s coach with […]

Phillip Hughes: The Hobbit in an Age of Batting Austerity

July 12, 2013


I wrote an article, “Phillip Hughes: The Hobbit in an Age of Batting Austerity”, for issue 106 of All Out Cricket, which was released on 4 July 2013. In light of Hughes’s heroics in Australia’s first innings at Trent Bridge, All Out Cricket have uploaded my article to their website.

On Ponting: Remorseless Excellence and Poetic Melancholy

December 21, 2012


By SB Tang “I was there,” said a sports fan in some corner of the globe as I typed this sentence. But, on 3 May 1995, hardly any Australians were there at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Ricky Ponting was there though. He was there, as a goateed, 20 year old member of the touring party […]