Cricket

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Pattinson to come off the leash

premium_icon Pattinson to come off the leash

Ashes hopeful James Pattinson is set to have his bowling restrictions lifted but his output will be monitored against South Australia.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

No let-up as Langer cracks whip

premium_icon No let-up as Langer cracks whip

The Australian team has already endured a hectic summer, but that didn’t stop coach Justin Langer from testing his players before another heavy stretch.

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Cricket legend Mark Waugh has hit out at criticism of Australia’s selectors, saying they deserve more empathy than what’s shown by some fans.

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

Afghanistan notched a historic maiden win in only their second Test match when they defeated Ireland by seven wickets in the one-off Test on Monday.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

Thanks to the Sheffield Shield’s bonus point system, every team is a chance of making the final. Of course, some teams have more realistic hopes than others.

Richo's call: Give up 600 wicket record for more runs

premium_icon Richo's call: Give up 600 wicket record for more runs

After a seesawing two days of grand final cricket, "Richo'' showed how much he values winning big games with the club he has served so well for years.

What a final: Centrals on top after seesawing fortunes

premium_icon What a final: Centrals on top after seesawing fortunes

HOW quickly sporting fortunes can change in grand finals.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

premium_icon ‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

Suspended pair Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back by the Australia squad one week before their ball tampering bans are set to expire

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Battles for cricket glory wide open

Battles for cricket glory wide open

GRAND final day is always a great occasion no matter which sport.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Ipswich's final showdown rich in know-how

premium_icon Ipswich's final showdown rich in know-how

HAVING captained Brothers to past grand final glory, Brian Andrews knows what it takes to secure the most important win of the season.

Test team flees mosque shooting

Test team flees mosque shooting

The Bangladesh cricket team were forced to make a quick retreat from a Christchurch mosque they had been attending after gunshots were fired in the vicinity.

Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

premium_icon Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

Finally, after a historic series win in India and two years of tossing and turning, the Australian one-day team looks locked in for its World Cup defence.

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

AS debate around Aaron Finch continues to swirl, Ricky Ponting has made a bold declaration about Australia’s struggling ODI skipper.

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

A history-making win over India should be cause for wild celebrations, but Australia’s cricket conundrum has become more complicated.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Pattinson fires Ashes warning

premium_icon Pattinson fires Ashes warning

Victorian firebrand James Pattinson has announced his Ashes claims with a blistering performance that bowled Victoria to a stunning outright win over NSW

Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

premium_icon Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

Australia’s sensational ODI win in India has revived hope of a successful World Cup defence, though questions remain. Here’s 11 things we learned.

CA brings Smith, Warner together again

premium_icon CA brings Smith, Warner together again

Steve Smith and David Warner have taken the first tentative step towards their personal rehabilitation after meeting as part of a mediation session.

Test cricket poised for radical change

premium_icon Test cricket poised for radical change

The Australian-made red Kookaburra ball could be turfed out of Test cricket if a proposal from the MCC world cricket committee is adopted.

Who makes way for Smith, Warner, what to do with Finch?

Who makes way for Smith, Warner, what to do with Finch?

Who Australia takes to the World Cup is as clear as mud after it overturned a 2-0 deficit against India in India to win 3-2.

‘Shades of Hayden’ about World Cup lock

‘Shades of Hayden’ about World Cup lock

Usman Khawaja was one of the most maligned batsmen during the Aussie summer but his magnificent form has left selectors no choice.

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