SKIPPER Steve Smith has guided Australia to a solid position at stumps on day one with an unbeaten 72 not out at the MCG.
IT’S time for Shane Watson to get the monkey off his back and start batting for long periods of time and making big runs, writes Allan Border.
MEDIOCRITY is threatening to overwhelm the Australian top six, with players out of form and no one putting their hand up to replace them.
SHE went from splash to dash in three months and now the newest supermaxi on the planet is giving grief to her rivals in the Sydney to Hobart.
THE biggest loser of the Sydney to Hobart fleet could well end up becoming its biggest winner.