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Why was the cricket called off?

Posted by: 2UE | 21 January, 2013 - 9:28 AM
Is there too much cricket? Should we limit the matches?

Michael Clarke admits the Australian team wanted to play-on in the rain, when the 4th One-Dayer against Sri Lanka was controversially washed out at the SCG. Paul Murray questions the umpire's decision. The Aussies can now only draw the series.

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Freedon of speech at risk?

Freedom of speech at risk over new anti-discrimination laws?

Free speech may be at risk over changes to anti-discrimination laws according to many critics, particularly Paul Sheehan of SMH. Paul Murray speaks with him about abuse, hurt feeling and freedom of speech.

Funding cut talk angers fire bosses

Fire and Rescue is on the scene at Eastgardens Shopping Centre

The Rural Fire Service says comments in the news today that more lives would be saved by cutting funding towards fire prevention is a slap in the face to the crews battling blazes across the State.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Umpires used to decide whether to play or not, based on safety considerations. This time, their decision was based on fairness consideration. I suppose it wasn't fair that Australia was staring at a series defeat with one more match to go. So now they have a chance to draw at least. I suppose that is fair.

    Terrence Tuesday 22 January, 2013 - 11:21 PM
  • Well done to think of sometihng like that

    Arnie Tuesday 22 January, 2013 - 7:44 AM
  • Because the grass was growing quicker than the paint was drying on the members stand.

    Peter Monday 21 January, 2013 - 3:26 PM

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