It's been an action packed summer and I will remember it fondly after seeing some remarkable cricket.
The boys can be proud of the way they stuck together to win the Test series against India, thus regaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and then following on by beating a very tenacious Sri Lankan side 2-1 in the Commonwealth Bank Series finals. A worthy opponent!
It's a huge turnaround considering the rollercoaster year 2010/11 was.
The boys head over to the Caribbean now (one of my favourite places to watch teams tour) for the limited overs series which will be followed soon after with the Test series, also known as the Frank Worrell Trophy.
I have been keeping a close eye on The Sheffield Shield matches and I'm glad to report that Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle have had some stand out performances with the ball while in Tasmania's current game against Western Australia, Ricky Ponting and Ed Cowan both scored centuries.
It's going to be very hard for the boys to make the trip over the Caribbean and freshen up for a relatively long limited overs series but Shane Watson is leading the troops and he is ready to go having missed most of the summer. It's a golden opportunity for him to gain further leadership experience.
Will post the stats soon for the ODI series but all in all it's great to have the winning feeling!
Congrats to Clint McKay for his 5 wicket haul. Gave us instant momentum.
Question: What were your best moments of the summer?
Celebrating the victory!
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