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Cricket Today: Aussie theatre

Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and the seething mass of donkey droppings we know as social media.

What’s on the site

Australia are locked in an intense battle with hosts South Africa in the first Test in Durban but that hasn’t stopped Steve Smith taking his antics at the crease to a new high.

The Proteas welcomed back their own inspirational skipper Faf du Plessis.

Hashim Amla will join Hampshire for a spell in County Cricket in 2018 replacing overseas pro George Bailey.

India coach Ravi Shastri launches scathing attack on India’s critics.

We spoke to Graeme Smith ahead of the series against Australia.

What’s in the news

Nuwan Pradeep and Suranga Lakmal return to boost injury hit Sri Lanka.

Stephen Fleming would be open to a role with the Black Caps T20I team.

Ireland will build a new national stadium to replace Malahide after earning Test status.

Sandeep Lamichhane says he is not in it for the glory as Nepal warm up for their Cricket World Cup qualifier campaign.

Corey Anderson will rejoin Somerset for the Blast in 2018.

What’s on Social Media

There was a whole lot of wither Test cricket going on since the first day of the series between South Africa and Australia saw a small crowd gather, on a weekday at 10 am…

But old Daggers was able to get in a moan about Test cricket and e-sports in one tweet…

Ok that is just silly but the king of silly Shahid Afridi was born on this day at some stage in the past and that is as specific as we are willing to be.

What’s on TV

Friday 2nd March
South Africa v Australia Test Series 2018
South Africa 08:00 Australia
Sky Sports Cricket (07:55), Sky Sports Main Event (08:00)

Saturday 3rd March
South Africa v Australia Test Series 2018
South Africa 08:00 Australia
Sky Sports Cricket – Red Button (07:55), Sky Sports Main Event (09:00), Sky Sports Cricket (09:00)

New Zealand v England ODI Series 2018
New Zealand 01:00 England
Sky Sports Main Event (00:30), Sky Sports Cricket (00:30)