Friday, October 28, 2016

Australia select bolter in first Test squad

On a special edition of The Unplayable Podcast, cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris discuss Australia's 12-man squad for the opening two Tests of the Commonwealth Bank Series against South Africa, hear from National Selection Panel chairman Rod Marsh, shock inclusion Joe Mennie and a relieved, fit and firing Shaun Marsh. Rambo takes us into the Proteas camp and a few brave predictions are made.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tugga's best sledge, Billy's bowlers and the first Test XI

Australia cricket legend Steve Waugh chats to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris about his Captain's Ride for charity, the best sledge he's heard, his best quick in the world at the moment and his role as a selector in the future. Former Aussie quick and bowling coach Craig McDermott then talks to Sam about Australia's fast bowling depth, the impact of Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, Pakistan's pace attack and the return of Pat Cummins.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tubby's Test tips, Hodge and McDonald face off

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss Australia's horror ODI series whitewash in South Africa, the dominance of David Warner and the makeup of Australia's first Test XI against the Proteas. Victoria coach Andrew McDonald and Cricket Australia XI mentor Brad Hodge then talk about their friendship, squaring off as rival coaches, re-live Hodge's first-class retirement (and the cracking story that goes with it) and the shape of Australian cricket.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Siddle, Healy talk Aussie quicks, the Matador Cup and a historic day

Australia speedster Peter Siddle and Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars 'keeper Alyssa Healy joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss the Aussies tough time in South Africa, the make-up of the Australian pace bowling attack for the first Test in Perth, the Matador Cup and Nathan Coulter-Nile's clone, the Stars tour of Sri Lanka, and a historic day in women's domestic sport.