Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Willow in the WIndies Xtra – Previewing the ODI tri-series with Ben Karpinski

27th May 2016

The Caribbean cricket podcast

Midweek Edition: Previewing the ODI tri-series with Ben Karpinski

Welcome to this extra edition of The Willow in the WIndies

I was joined by South African writer and broadcaster Ben Karpinski. We looked ahead to the Caribbean ODI tri-series featuring West Indies, Australia and South Africa. We looked in particular at South Africa’s prospects for the series; and also ventured off to discuss other current, and future cricket topics.

You can listen to our preview here.

And you can tweet Ben @followthebounce; find his blog The Bounce here; and listen to his sports podcasts, Ben’s Sports here, and The Bounce Show here.

David Oram

‘So many heroes in this match; but AB de Villiers emerges as the biggest’ – my match report of Gujarat Lions v Royal Challengers Bangalore for First Post

25th May 2016

When the Sawdust Settles – match reviews

The 2016 Indian Premier League

For First Post during the 2016 IPL I am covering the Gujarat Lions.

In their play-off match with Royal Challengers Bangalore a topsy-turvy game ended with defeat, and RCB progress to the final. The Lions have a second chance to join them there in a further play-off on Friday night.

You can read my match analysis here.

And there are several more articles regarding the tournament, and features on many of the other sides here.

David Oram

Guest appearance on The Australian Cricket Podcast

24th May 2016

The Australian cricket podcast

On Monday of this week I was delighted to be the guest of Menners, the host of the Australian Cricket Podcast, to preview the upcoming ODI tri-series in the Caribbean featuring West Indies, Australia and South Africa, as part of his Autumn series.

You can listen to the show here, and you can also find it on iTunes where you can subscribe to it.

David Oram

‘Daredevils fail to make the grade, and don’t merit a pass mark ‘– my season review of Delhi Daredevils after defeat by Royal Challengers Bangalore for First Post

23rd May 2016

When the Sawdust Settles – match reviews

The 2016 Indian Premier League

I am reporting on games in the 2016 IPL for First Post.

On Sunday night I covered Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore – and they lost their final match, and were eliminated from the tournament.

You can read my season’s end assessment of the Daredevils here.

And there are several more articles regarding the tournament, and features on many of the other sides here.

David Oram

‘The Lions put their hands tightly around a place in the play-offs’ – my match report of Gujarat Lions v Mumbai Indians for First Post

22nd May 2016

When the Sawdust Settles – match reviews

The 2016 Indian Premier League

For First Post during the 2016 IPL I am covering the Gujarat Lions.

In their final group game the Lions faced Mumbai Indians – and victory confirmed their place in the play-offs.

You can read my match analysis here.

And there are several more articles regarding the tournament, and features on many of the other sides here.

David Oram