Monday, December 18, 2017

Last-day drama as Australia regain the Ashes

Test champion Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review Australia's crushing innings and 41-run win at the WACA that sealed the Ashes with two Tests to spare

Monday, December 11, 2017

Third Ashes Test preview, cricket curfews and the Freo Dr

Test great Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris preview the third Magellan Ashes Test at the WACA, talk cricket curfews in the Backward Point segment, have a crack at Play It or Leave It and recap the opening weekend of the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Gabba review, Adelaide preview and inside info on Stokes

Australia legend Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review Australia's 10-wicket win in the first Magellan Ashes Test at the Gabba, preview the upcoming  day-night Adelaide Oval Test, discuss this week's Backward Point involving a welcome headbutt, and finish the show with a round of Play It or Leave It

Monday, November 20, 2017

First Ashes Test preview + Anderson's classic sledge

Champion Australia batsman Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris preview the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, analyse both sides, play Play It or Leave It before Mr Cricket gives his prediction

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Australia drop Ashes selection bombshells

Legend Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris discuss and analyse Australia's shock 13-man squad for the first two Test of the Magellan Ashes.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Hussey's big call on Stokes, Perry shatters records in historic Ashes Test

On this week's episode Australia legend Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris talk Ashes selection, England's squad and what might happen to allrounder Ben Stokes, while Sam reviews the historic day-night Women's Ashes Test with former England bowler Isa Guha

Monday, November 6, 2017

Historic Women's Ashes Test preview, Renshaw's sweet surprise

On this week's episode former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar chats to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris  about the  first-ever day-night Ashes Test,  play Play It or Leave It and Sam bowls an over of questions to Australia opening batsman Matthew Renshaw

Monday, October 30, 2017

Women's Ashes update, Starc's Shield heroics and Uzzy's Ashes quiz

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats with former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar after phase one of the Commonwealth Bank Women's Series and round one of the JLT Sheffield Shield, while Usman Khawaja has a crack at the Ashes quiz

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Hazlewood's stumped, Lyon's plumb, Women's Ashes and the Shield

On this week's episode, cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris speaks to Australia Women's assistant coach Tim Coyle about the Commonwealth Bank Women's Ashes and the upcoming JLT Sheffield Shield season, quizzes Josh Hazlewood's Ashes knowledge and bowls an over of questions to Nathan Lyon

Monday, October 16, 2017

Women's Ashes preview, an over with Cummins, Wade takes the quiz

Ahead of the series-opening Women's Ashes ODI in Brisbane, cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris speaks to head coach Matthew Mott, bowls an over of questions to speedster Pat Cummins and tests gloveman Matthew Wade's Ashes knowledge

Monday, October 9, 2017

Healy vows to 'bring the b***h back' in Ashes

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris speaks to former captain Lisa Sthalekar, chairman of selectors Shawn Flegler and wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy following the announcement of Australia's squads for the Commonwealth Bank Women's Ashes

00:00 - Sthalekar
08:50 - Flegler
20:00 - Healy

View the squads on cricket.com.au!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Aussie fast bowler ruled out of Ashes

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by former News Ltd chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn to discuss the major injury blow to Australia, the ODI series in India, England's Ashes squad and the JLT One-Day Cup

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Stokes gets arrested, O'Keefe previews #JLTCup

Australia and NSW left-arm spinner Stephen O'Keefe and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris discuss the standing down of England vice-captain Ben Stokes following his arrest and preview the JLT One-Day Cup that is streamed live and free on cricket.com.au

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Australia name new Ashes captain

On this week's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris and former Australia women's captain Lisa Sthalekar talk about the appointment of Rachael Haynes as Australia's new captain for the Commonwealth Bank Women's Ashes. Sam chats to Rachael before wrapping up the episode with the men's ODI loss to India.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bangladesh review, India preview and Mitchell Marsh

On the latest episode of The Unplayable Podcast cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to former News Limited chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn to review the Bangladesh Test series and preview the limited-overs tour of India and also talks WA, injury, Ashes, and BBL with new Western Australia captain Mitchell Marsh

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Gillespie, Hussey recap Bangladesh's epic first Test win

Former Australia players Jason Gillespie and Mike Hussey discuss Bangladesh's thrilling 20-run win over Australia with cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Mitchell Starc previews Bangladesh Test series

Australia spearhead Mitchell Starc joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to preview the two-Test Qantas Tour of Bangladesh

Thursday, August 3, 2017

PAY DISPUTE SPECIAL! Full details of the new MOU plus Bird on Bangladesh

On this special edition of The Unplayable Podcast, cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris breaks down the new MOU with senior writer Andrew Ramsey and talks to Australia quick Jackson Bird about the upcoming Test tour to Bangladesh

Monday, July 24, 2017

Gilchrist's toughest rival, Flem predicts Bodyline 2 in Ashes

On today's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to Australia legend Adam Gilchrist, the not-so-legendary-but-still-pretty-good Damien Fleming and ace reporter Chris Stocks in the UK to review England's Women's World Cup win and preview the third Test between South Africa and England at The Oval.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Proteas pound Poms, Lyon's new career(?) and WWC preview

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to Lisa Sthalekar, Nathan Lyon and Malcolm Conn to preview Australia's Women's World Cup semi-final against India, Gaz's county stint and new modelling career and recap South Africa's second Test thrashing of England

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Lanning's injury, Siddle's funniest sledge and the 'dragon' Stokes

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to Lisa Sthalekar about Australia's Women's World Cup campaign, bowls an over to Peter Siddle and discusses the England-South Africa Test series with English journalist Chris Stocks

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Pay dispute latest, legends name No.1 World XI draft pick

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris speaks to senior writer Andrew Ramsey about the ongoing pay dispute in Australia, wraps up the first week of Women's World Cup action with former skipper Lisa Sthalekar and discusses the Ashes, England's next Test assignment and who is the No.1 World XI draft pick with legends Ian Chappell and Ian Healy.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Aussies dominate, Kumble quits and two new Test nations emerge

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris and former News Ltd chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn look at Australia’s opening World Cup win, discuss the top news stories from around the world and have a crack at Play It or Leave It

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Pakistan win CT17, Aussies name Test squad, Women's WC preview

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by former News Ltd chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn and former Australia Women's captain Lisa Sthalekar to review Pakistan's remarkable Champions Trophy triumph, analyse Australia's 13-man Test squad to tour Bangladesh and preview the Women's World Cup

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Australia's ext, CT semi-finals preview

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by former News Limited chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn to discuss Australia's exit from the ICC Champions Trophy, preview the two semi-finals and play Play It or Leave It

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Australia face Champions Trophy elimination

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by former News Ltd chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn to discuss the first week of the ICC Champions Trophy, former Australia quick Ryan Harris calls in and so does ace reporter Martin Smith from London

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Champions Trophy preview

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris speaks to former chief cricket writer Malcolm Conn and reporter Martin Smith in England about the upcoming Champions Trophy. Segments include a thorough analysis of Australia's squad and a look at their seven opponents, Martin takes us inside the Aussie camp and Rate It/Hate It returns!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

India seal 2-1 series win as Kohli takes one final shot

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris recap India's eight-wicket win in Dharamsala and 2-1 series victory over Australia, look back at the Test summer and make some bold predictions on the last episode of season one!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Australia's horror day has India poised to claim series

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris recap all the action of day three from Dharamsala where the tourists crumbled to leave India just 87 runs shy of a 2-1 series win

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lyon roars late as the decider hangs in the balance

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day two of the fourth Test in Dharamsala where off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up four wickets in the final session to give the tourists the upper hand

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Kohli ruled out, Smith tons up and a debutant roars

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day of the winner-takes-all Test in Dharamsala where Virat Kohli was ruled out, Steve Smith posted Test ton No.20 and debutant Kuldeep Yadav had the Aussies in a spin!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

It's here! #TheDecider/fourth Test preview

Ahead of the winner-takes-all fourth Test between Australia and India in Dharamsala, cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris cover (almost) every angle and answer five burning questions

Monday, March 20, 2017

Handscomb, Marsh drive Aussies to famous draw

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris recap the third Test in Ranchi where Australia denied India a day-five win with a gritty draw to set up a winner-takes-all final Test in Dharamsala

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Records tumble as Australia fight for survival

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day four of the third Test in Ranchi where India are in the box seat to take the series lead due in large to Cheteshwar Pujara, Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Photo debunks alleged Smith 'controversy'

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action of day three in Ranchi including Pujara's century, Cummins' wickets, DRS drama and an optical illusion that had social media stumped

Friday, March 17, 2017

Cummins lightning strikes late on day two

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day two in Ranchi where Glenn Maxwell posted his maiden Test century, Steve Smith scored a brilliant unbeaten innings, India fought back through Rahul and Vijay before Pat Cummins produced a brute to hand Australia the breakthrough

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Kohli injured as Smith, Maxwell put Aussies on top

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action of day one in Ranchi where Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell combined for a record partnership as India captain Virat Kohli injured his right shoulder in the field

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Changes certain for third #INDvAUS Test in Ranchi

Here to preview the third Test between India and Australia are cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris. Topics include Australia's new recruits, the Ranchi pitch, team changes and Rambo answers five burning questions!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

India level series as Kohli accuses Aussies of foul play

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day four in Bengaluru where India won the second Test by 75 runs and captain Virat Kohli effectively accused Australia of cheating!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Kohli left fuming after DRS drama

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day three of the second Test in Bengaluru where at stumps India hold a 126-run lead with six wickets in hand but not before some more drama involving their skipper

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Tempers flare as Australia edge ahead in Bengaluru

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day two in Bengaluru where Steve Smith and Virat Kohli exchanged some heated words before Australia finished the day with a crucial first innings lead

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Lyon's unbelievable eight smashes records in Bengaluru

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day one of the second Test in Bengaluru where Nathan Lyon stunned India with a record 8-50 that put Australia well on top

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Second #INDvAUS Test preview: Green monster awaits?

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris reflect on Australia's stunning win in Pune before previewing the second Test in Bengaluru where mystery surrounds the playing surface

Saturday, February 25, 2017

O'Keefe bags 12 as Australia smash India

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day three of the first Test in Pune where Australia recorded an emphatic 333-run upset win over India, Steve Smith scored a brilliant century and Stephen O'Keefe claimed another six wickets

Friday, February 24, 2017

Unbelievable India collapse has Aussies in control

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the day two action from Pune where Stephen O'Keefe masterminded a seismic Indian collapse to give Australia a huge first-innings lead

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Aussies stutter but Renshaw stays (mostly) solid

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review all the action from day one in Pune where Matthew Renshaw retired ill but returned to top score, Mitchell Starc played a brutal cameo and Umesh Yadav was the pick of the bowlers

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

First #INDvAUS Test preview

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris preview the first Test between India and Australia in Pune, including the state of the pitch, the strengths and weaknesses of each side and a couple of bold predictions

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Peter Nevill's rollercoaster Test career

From the highs of Lord's win on Test debut to the lows of being dropped after the Hobart hammering, NSW Blues wicketkeeper Peter Nevill sits down with cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss his journey in the Baggy Green

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Watto's bold bowling plan for India

Former Australia allrounder and Sydney Thunder captain Shane Watson joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss his new initiative Let's Activate, Australia's prospects in India, the roles of Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh, and the futures of Andre Russell and AB de Villiers

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

BBL & WBBL finals preview

Cricket.com.au journalists Sam Ferris, Adam Burnett and Laura Jolly breakdown the BBL and WBBL semi-finals and preview Saturday's deciders at The Furnace

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Gillespie's BBL final forecast

Former Australia fast bowler and Adelaide Strikers coach Jason 'Dizzy' Gillespie joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss the Strikers' season, who will take out BBL|06 and Australia's upcoming tour of India

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Lyon reveals India inspiration

Australia's greatest Test off-spinner Nathan Lyon joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to discuss the Test summer, look ahead to India, chat about the Sydney Sixers and Chris Lynn's six appeal

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Series sweep sealed as Aussies axe veterans in ODI squad

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris are joined by Pakistan expert Mazher Arshad to review Australia's 220-run win over Pakistan in Sydney, look ahead to India and discuss the new-look Aussie ODI squad

Friday, January 6, 2017

Warner blasts record fifty as Aussies eye victory

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day four in Sydney where David Warner went berserk, Usman Khawaja dabbed and Australia closed in on a series clean sweep 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Wade, Renshaw fail to finish day three

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day three in Sydney as Australia tightened their grip on a series clean sweep but it wasn't without incident as Matthew Wade and Matt Renshaw both left the field and didn't return

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Warner creates history, Renshaw post maiden ton

Cricket.com.au journalists Andrew Ramsey and Sam Ferris review day one in Sydney where David Warner blazed a century before lunch, Matthew Renshaw posted his maiden Test match hundred and Australia finished the day in complete control

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Third #AUSvPAK Test preview

Ahead of the third and final Test against Pakistan, cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by senior writer Andrew Ramsey and Pakistan reporter Mazher Arshad to discuss Australia's new-look XI for the SCG Test, Misbah's future and Steve Smith's milestone match