Yesterday, the ‘Summer of Cricket’ kicked off. However, like most Australians, I completely forgot about it. Due to the actions of a knowing few, I believe we’ve all lost something precious.
Darren Lehmann wanting to ease the punishment on the players and blaming Cricket Australia speaks volumes to the culture of entitlement that led to the ball tampering incident.
With Cricket Australia forcing the resignation of coach Darren Lehmann, perhaps we should view this week’s outrage as the dawn of a new sensibility.
This morning, I opened an email from Cricket Australia apologising for Steve Smith. As it was our volume that enabled the apology, I suggest it’s time we examine ourselves.
While you were asleep: Australia loses ball tampering test, Sandstorm hits Russia (again), Plastic bag wins Melbourne GP
Morning. Overnight, we’ve witnessed karma bowl out the Australians, a Sandstorm hit a bunch of drunk Russians and an unexpected winner of the Melbourne Grand Prix.