Sheffield Shield decline blamed for Oz Test horror show

Former Australian cricketer Dave Gilbert has blamed the declining performances of the domestic Sheffield Shield competition as responsible for Australia`s continual poor run in Tests, which has been specifically magnified in the Ashes.

Employ Lillee to mentor injured Johnson, Gilbert tells CA

With injured Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson facing a slide in the rankings and a pay cut, former Test fast bowler Dave Gilbert has asked Cricket Australia to employ legendary Dennis Lillee to mentor the beleaguered left-arm quick.