Thursday, December 20, 2018

Steve Smith breaks silence over 'dark days'

On a special episode of The Unplayable Podcast, cricket.com.au reporters Sam Ferris and Callum Kanoniuk break down Steve Smith's press conference from the SCG, where the former Australia captain spoke about tough times, wanting to play for his country again and the work he's been doing off the field. You can hear Smith's full press conference from the 9:00 minute mark.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Aussies win, squad named, Johnson fires up

The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is still up for grabs after Australia levelled the Domain Test series in Perth with a comprehensive 146-run win over India. Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by senior writer Andrew Ramsey and former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson to review all the action.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Second Test preview live from Perth


On this week's episode we're coming to you live from Western Australia where we preview the second Domain Test at Perth Stadium with a favourite of the show, cricket.com.au senior writer Andrew Ramsey.

Monday, December 3, 2018

First Test preview with bonus Punter

Join cricket.com.au reporters Sam Ferris and Martin Smith as they preview the first Domain Test between India and Australia with some bonus wisdom from Test legend Ricky Ponting, thanks to Gillette.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Ponting's Test XI, Mitch Marsh opens up, Aussies win World T20

In this week's episode Test legend Ricky Ponting names his Australia XI, allrounder Mitchell Marsh talks about the upcoming series against India and cricket.com.au journalist Laura Jolly recaps Australia's T20 World Cup triumph

Monday, November 19, 2018

CA Board reaches unanimous decision on banned trio

In this week's episode we chat to cricket.com.au reporters Laura Jolly and Andrew Ramsey about Australia's WT20 semi-final against the Windies and the outcome of CA Board meeting to decide the immediate playing future of the banned Cape Town trio.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Bancroft's return date locked in

On this week's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to Queensland Bulls opening batter Matthew Renshaw and Western Australia coach Adam Voges

Monday, November 5, 2018

Aussies add young gun after ODI loss

On this week's episode, cricket.com.au journalists Sam Ferris and Adam Burnett review Australia's ODI loss to South Africa, preview the next clash in Adelaide and discuss the standout performers in the latest round of the JLT Sheffield Shield

Monday, October 22, 2018

Dizzy talks selection, picks Australia's new ODI skipper

On this week's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats with former Australia fast bowler and Adelaide Strikers coach Jason Gillespie and recaps the Australian women's one-day whitewash over Pakistan in Malaysia with cricket.com.au Women's Editor Laura Jolly.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Sheffield Shield preview and Kane Richardson

On this week's episode Sam Ferris speaks to South Australia Redbacks quick Kane Richardson and previews the upcoming JLT Sheffield Shield season with cricket.com.au feature writer Adam Burnett.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

JLT Cup team of the tournament, final preview


On this week's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris previews the JLT One-Day Cup final between Tasmania and Victoria with NSW batter Kurtis Patterson and recaps Australia's squad announcement for the Women's World T20 in the Caribbean.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Hazlewood questions shock Pakistan selection

Australia national vice-captains Josh Hazlewood and Rachael Haynes chat to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris about the first Test in the UAE, the JLT Cup finals and Australia's T20 series win over New Zealand

Monday, September 24, 2018

Best of week one of the JLT Cup

Former Australia allrounder John Hastings and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris recap all the action from the first week of the JLT One-Day Cup

Monday, September 17, 2018

JLT Cup preview with John Hastings

Former Australia and Sydney Sixers fast bowler John Hastings joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to preview the JLT One-Day Cup

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Aussies name stunning Test squad for Pakistan series

On this week's episode cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris breaks down Australia's Test squad for the Pakistan series with NSW spinner Steve O'Keefe and talks to Australia's women's wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy about the squad to face the New Zealand White Ferns starting this month.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Nathan Lyon 1-on-1 as Finch smashes world record

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris to talk Aaron Finch's world record performance in Zimbabwe, the start of the Justin Langer era, Australia's Qantas tour of England, his World Cup chances, Australia's Test tour of Pakistan and the ICC's new rules.

Monday, June 25, 2018

England complete ODI whitewash, Healy named new captain

Former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review the fifth ODI and discuss the positives for Australia before sitting down with new Lendlease Breakers captain Alyssa Healy to talk NSW, Australia and the Women's World T20

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Mr Cricket reviews Australia's record ODI loss

Australia legend Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review the third ODI at Trent Bridge where England amassed a colossal 6-481 as Australia crashed to their worst ODI defeat ever. The pair then preview the fourth ODI, look ahead to the 2019 World Cup and debate whether bowling restrictions in 50-over cricket should be relaxed. Join the conversation by using #UnplayablePodcast on Twitter.

Monday, June 11, 2018

#ENGvAUS ODI series preview

Cricket.com.au reporters Sam Ferris and Callum Kanoniuk preview Australia's upcoming Qantas Tour of England, recap the Aboriginal XI tour of the UK and finish with Play It or Leave It. To join the conversation use the hashtag #UnplayablePodcast on Twitter.  Who are you excited to watch in the ODI series? Let us know!

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Proteas seal historic series win | 17-18 highlights

South Africa wrapped up an historic series win with a 492-run victory in Johannesburg. Cricket.com.au reporters Sam Ferris, Callum Kanoniuk and Andre 'The Doc' Mauger recap the Qantas Tour of South Africa and the 2017-18 season!

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Boof resigns in fallout of ball-tampering saga

After what has been an extraordinary week, cricket.com.au reporters Sam Ferris and Callum Kanoniuk recap the Cape Town ball-tampering saga and preview the huge fourth Test in Johannesburg

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Rabada cleared to play after shock verdict

Cricket.com.au new-ball pair Sam Ferris and Callum Kanoniuk break down Kagiso Rabada's shock hearing outcome, preview the third Test in Cape Town, recap Australia's ODI whitewash in India and look ahead to the JLT Sheffield Shield final

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Rabada to fight two-Test suspension

The cricket.com.au crew in South Africa - Sam Ferris, Callum Kanoniuk and Andre 'The Doc' Mauger - recap the latest twists and turns in the Kagiso Rabada suspension saga, chat to former Proteas captain Graeme Smith, discuss Australia's thumping ODI win in India and have a crack at Play It or Leave It

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Warner opens up as Aussies name XI for PE Test

Australia vice-captain David Warner goes in depth on the stairwell stoush with Proteas gloveman Quinton de Kock as Sam Ferris, Callum Kanoniuk and Andre 'The Doc' Mauger preview the second Test in Port Elizabeth

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Australia name XI for first Proteas Test

Cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris is joined by colleagues Callum Kanoniuk and Andre 'The Doc' Mauger and special guest Neil Manthorp live in Durban to preview the upcoming four-Test Qantas Tour of South Africa

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Aussies win tri-series, Smith's new hobby, Lanning returns

Cricket.com.au trio Sam Ferris, Callum Kanoniuk and Andre 'The Doc' Mauger review Australia's T20I tri-series triumph, preview Australia's three-day tour match in Benoni and look at the new faces in the Australia Women's limited-overs squad to tour India

Monday, February 5, 2018

Blockbuster W/BBL season review

On this week's episode former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review BBL|07, WBBL|03, the Gillette T20 international tri-series and pay tribute to the career of Doug Bollinger

Monday, January 29, 2018

Danger players named for T20 tri-series

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris recap the Gillette ODI Series, preview the Gillette T20 international tri-series and have a look at the Big Bash semi-finals

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Australia name bolter, uncapped quick for South Africa tour

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris analyse Australia’s squads for the Qantas Tour of South Africa and the Gillette T20 international tri-series

Monday, January 15, 2018

Stokes gets charged as Aussies aim to rebound

Champion batsman Mike Hussey chats to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris about the latest development in the Ben Stokes case, previews the second ODI at the Gabba, and touches on the closing stages of the KFC BBL

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Ashes review plus hypothetical dream match

Australia champion Mike Hussey and cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris review the fifth Magellan Ashes Test at the SCG, the entire Ashes series and debate who would win in a Test between the 2013-14 England side and the 2017-18 version

Monday, January 1, 2018

Changes afoot for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney

On this week's episode cricket.com.au senior writer Andrew Ramsey returns for the first show of 2018 and joins colleague Sam Ferris to preview the fifth Magellan Ashes Test in Sydney