Monthly Archives: March 2015

World Cup Final – Australia v Pakistan @ Lords, 1999

Exhumed from the archives, with minimal revision, a rebirth of a piece written about the experience of being at Lords to see Australia win the 1999 World Cup. Thanks to a delightful fellow whom this correspondent met during the trip, … Continue reading

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Why Do Teams Collapse In Finals

Melbourne Cricket Club and Carlton Cricket Club both would have entered their respective 1st XI semi finals matches of Victorian Premier Cricket today full of confidence after authoritative victories in the first round last weekend. Both won the toss and … Continue reading

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Finals – Essential Elements

Breathe deep. Relax. Allow the mind to clear of all the noise and fully realise that the best part of competitive sport is about to begin. Finals. For those fortunate enough to be involved, this time arrived now in March, … Continue reading

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