The final test match against India is Steve Waugh's last test after
almost 20 years of top level cricket. With the first 3 days sold out
in advance, it indicates the intense interest not only in historic events, but
in cricket itself.
For those new to cricket, there are a number of variations on the
game. The most popular in Australia is the Test and one day
Did you know that the Wisden Cricketers Almanack is the bible for
cricket. It has been in print since 1864, being launched in the 19th
century by John Wisden, an accurate fast bowler with the ability to
bowl off spin with the same speed and action. He was also a useful
batsman, scoring runs when needed. The almanac records details of
all important cricket matches, that includes information about
players, batting averages, runs, and much more.