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He has written three books, ‘A year of the balls’, ‘When Freddie became Jesus’ and ‘Australian Autopsy’. He was also co-director and writer of the documentary ‘Death of a Gentleman’. He‘s the global cricket writer for the world’s largest cricket website ESPNcricinfo. He was formerly the editor of the magazine ‘Spin Cricket’. He has commentated for ABC Grandstand, and appeared as a talking head on BBC, Talksport, NDTV, 3AW, SABC, and CNN.

In his career he has covered cricket in India, Australia, New Zealand South Africa, England, Ireland and Sri Lanka. In the last five years he has seen 61 Tests, a World Cup, two World T20s, shield cricket, big bash, IPL and women’s internationals. His favourite meal was a fish curry out of a massive cauldron in Eden Gardens. He was once choked (sort of accidentally) by a security guard at the WACA. Was called the “most hated man in cricket” by a powerful cricket administrator. And ghost wrote sledges for a county cricketer.