Mop-up of Christmas

It sounds like a sherry-related incident, but it’s really just a faintly festive version of our Mop-up of the Day not-quite-sure-what-to-write-about-today feature. Boxing Day Eve Eve The most important of the coming days is of course Boxing Day. Few people know that Boxing Day was actually named after the Boxing

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A double-Marsh five and six does not impress

It wasn’t so long ago that Australia’s batting was pretty fragile. Since then, David Warner and Steve Smith have joined Michael Clarke as regular run-scorers, providing more than mere gaffer tape solidity. However, while India’s 408 doesn’t look too imposing, nor does Australia’s new-look line-up. Some players seem underrated by

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