November 24, 2014

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A 29-year-old man who was involved in a controversial grade cricket fixture last weekend has finally realised that, yes, he is wasting his life. The epiphany came as his Western Suburbs captain chose to declare the innings at 0/17 – allegedly under pressure from Cricket NSW and Cricket Australia – to ensure his teammate and…

Read More Man Finally Questions Lifelong Decision To Waste Weekends Playing Amateur Cricket

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By now, you will be aware of the happenings at Old Kings Oval on Saturday morning in the match between Western Suburbs and Parramatta. In a competition where international appearances create little more than a footnote in the back pages of sports columns, the actions of Western Suburbs Cricket Club made international headlines. For those who are…

Read More Grade Cricket Deserves Better Than This

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As previously flagged, The Public Apology is running a 4-part series to determine who should succeed Michael Clarke as Australia’s next test captain. In this first instalment, Ben Shine takes a close and at-times absurd look at the short-odds favourite, Steve Smith. *  *  *  *  *  * Steve Smith has all the right attributes to captain…

Read More Should Steve Smith Be the Next Australian Captain? TPA Decides