Cricket

Tue 21 May 2019

Head scratcher: Langer’s growing selection dilemma

premium_icon Head scratcher: Langer’s growing selection dilemma

With the World Cup fast approaching, Australia coach Justin Langer is facing a selection headache as he wrestles with how to manage Nathan Lyon and Adam Zampa

Mon 20 May 2019

Langer turns focus on spin to shore up title defence

premium_icon Langer turns focus on spin to shore up title defence

With Australia settled at their UK training base, attention has been made to preparing for the spin threat posed by World Cup rivals.

Langer spills on World Cup snub

Langer spills on World Cup snub

Aussie coach Justin Langer has defended the controversial decision to snub one of the best bowlers in the country for the World Cup.

Sun 19 May 2019

Smith, Warner’s mental health a top priority

premium_icon Smith, Warner’s mental health a top priority

Steve Smith and David Warner will be offered emotional support to help cope with what is expected to be four months of relentless crowd abuse in England.

‘Warner, Smith ready for World Cup hostility’

premium_icon ‘Warner, Smith ready for World Cup hostility’

Alex Carey has hailed banned duo Steve Smith and Dave Warner as two of Australia’s greatest athletes

Fri 17 May 2019

Silver lining in ‘devastating’ Cup blow

Silver lining in ‘devastating’ Cup blow

A huge blow to Australia’s World Cup campaign could have a silver lining as our cricket stars aim for back-to-back titles in England.

Thu 16 May 2019

Aussies prepare for ‘sledging of their lives’

premium_icon Aussies prepare for ‘sledging of their lives’

Australia has arrived in London, with the team escorted through a special exit at Heathrow Airport. But the London media is already turning up the blowtorch

Aussie stars’ secret World Cup weapon

Aussie stars’ secret World Cup weapon

Australia is in superb one day form, but the return of Steve Smith and David Warner will deliver one key element to World Cup success.

Wed 15 May 2019

Limited edition: Lynn dropped from Bulls contract list

premium_icon Limited edition: Lynn dropped from Bulls contract list

The Queensland Bulls have revealed their contract list for the 2019/20 season, and big-hitter Chris Lynn hasn’t signed on.

The most bizarre innings in World Cup history

premium_icon The most bizarre innings in World Cup history

In the first ever Cricket World Cup match, between England and India, Sunil Gavaskar carried his bat. It was not, however, in a winning cause. Not even close

Hazlewood breaks silence over World Cup snub

Hazlewood breaks silence over World Cup snub

Aussie quick Josh Hazlewood has revealed how “bitterly disappointing” it is to to be overlooked twice for the Cricket World Cup

Tue 14 May 2019

England expects, but will party be crashed?

premium_icon England expects, but will party be crashed?

England are World Cup hosts, the No.1 ranked side, the record-setting scorers. They have also never won a World Cup and are perennial underachievers.

A fielder who flew and the photo that changed his life

premium_icon A fielder who flew and the photo that changed his life

At the 1992 World Cup photographer Jim Fenwick captured “Superman’’ in an invisible green cape. Jonty Rhodes explains how the image defined his career.

Watson gives blood for the cause in IPL final

Watson gives blood for the cause in IPL final

A revealing photo and one very grateful teammate have combined to expose just how special Shane Watson’s final IPL act really was.

Cricket commentator’s feud turns filthy

Cricket commentator’s feud turns filthy

Renowned cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew has been exposed for sending foul-mouthed messages to a journalist in a ferocious spat.

Mon 13 May 2019

‘Kohli a better chaser than lemon after a tequila shot’

premium_icon ‘Kohli a better chaser than lemon after a tequila shot’

A batting line-up dripping in firepower; game-changers with the ball: India head to the UK as one of two clear favourites for World Cup glory.

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

England bowler Liam Plunkett has been fully exonerated of tampering with the ball during the second ODI against Pakistan.

Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

premium_icon Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

With Australia arriving in London for their World Cup defence, SAM LANDSBERGER answers seven burning questions as the world champs look to lock in best XI.

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Mumbai Indians won the IPL final on the very last ball for a sensational one-run victory against Shane Watson’s Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

Sun 12 May 2019

Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

premium_icon Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

After signalling his intent to join the Big Bash, South Africa superstar AB de Villiers has turned his back on the competition in a major blow for the league.

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