Cricket

Tue 22 Oct 2019

Star-studded: Big Bash squads for 2019-20

Star-studded: Big Bash squads for 2019-20

This season’s Big Bash will be the most star-studded in history with AB De Villiers, Dale Steyn and potentially Andre Russell among the signings.

Pakistan hopes ‘bold and brave’ calls can break Aussie drought

Pakistan hopes ‘bold and brave’ calls can break Aussie...

Pakistan has turned to a ‘surprise package’ by naming a handful of young, rookie fast bowlers for next month’s tour to Australia.

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Starc’s revival continues with Tassie mauling

Starc’s revival continues with Tassie mauling

Resurgent quick Mitchell Starc has put his hand up for selection in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan after producing a 10 wicket haul.

Labuschagne the hero as Redbacks drought continues

premium_icon Labuschagne the hero as Redbacks drought continues

Test star Marnus Labuschagne proved the difference against the Redbacks in Brisbane as hopefuls failed in their auditions for the upcoming Pakistan series.

Aussie Ashes villains make Poms pay … again

premium_icon Aussie Ashes villains make Poms pay … again

Aaron Finch went early, Glenn Maxwell is set to link up with Shane Warne and there was plenty of interest in Steve Smith and Dave Warner - see how the Aussies fared...

Redbacks have hope after fightback

premium_icon Redbacks have hope after fightback

Redbacks take five Queensland wickets in 15 balls to keep Sheffield Shield hopes alive setting up dramatic morning of cricket on Monday.

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Marsh century foils Vic quicks

Marsh century foils Vic quicks

A classy Shaun Marsh century has Western Australia well-placed against Victoria in their Sheffield Shield match at the WACA Ground.

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Steve Smith scores ton for Blues against Tasmania

Steve Smith scores ton for Blues against Tasmania

Steve Smith has scored a ton and combined with fellow century-maker Moises Henriques to put NSW in control of their Sheffield Shield match with Tasmania

Warner concern grows after another failure

Warner concern grows after another failure

It seemed David Warner had broken the shackles with his first-innings ton at the Gabba last week, but he's scored only one run in his two subsequent innings

How Batten's selfless action allowed him to strike for Quins

premium_icon How Batten's selfless action allowed him to strike for Quins

Not many players have the ability to take a few wickets, then pad up and make more than 50 with the bat but Harlequins all-rounder Andy Batten is one of a few.

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Boof’s XI: former coach’s selection curveball

premium_icon Boof’s XI: former coach’s selection curveball

Former Test coach Darren Lehmann has urged Australian selectors to hand Joe Burns a Test lifeline at the top of the order. SEE BOOF’S TEST XI FOR THE SUMMER.

Paine’s pain: mental demons haunted my career

premium_icon Paine’s pain: mental demons haunted my career

He’s the Australian Test captain but Tim Paine admits he’s spent his career dogged by mental woes even moreso than the busted fingers which plagued him.

Bulls hope young gun can spark misfiring line-up

premium_icon Bulls hope young gun can spark misfiring line-up

Queensland’s top order scored just one ton between them last season and their struggles continued last week. So they have turned to a proven century-maker.

Heat relishing grand final rematch with Sixers

premium_icon Heat relishing grand final rematch with Sixers

Brisbane Heat skipper Kirby Short is happy to remind WBBL title favourites, the Sydney Sixers, what happened in their last meeting ahead of their opening game.

Thu 17 Oct 2019

How new plan will grow junior cricket numbers in Gympie

premium_icon How new plan will grow junior cricket numbers in Gympie

It is quality over quantity for Gympie junior cricket as avid young guns take their game to new heights and enhance their basic skills.

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Time for Australia to ignore 143 years of tradition

premium_icon Time for Australia to ignore 143 years of tradition

Australia could do worse than break with a long tradition and appoint a fast bowler as its Test captain.

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Aussie cricketer Shane Watson’s 1.2 million Instagram followers were shocked to see a series of sexually-explicit images posted to his account.

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Former Aussie cricketer Shane Watson has issued an apology to fans after his social media accounts were hacked and showed illicit photos of scantily clad women

Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

premium_icon Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

Achieving prizemoney parity for the World T20 is a stunning endorsement, and Ellyse Perry insists the Aussies are not taking the historic advancement lightly.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

‘I’m an idiot’: ‘Gutted’ Marsh speaks

‘I’m an idiot’: ‘Gutted’ Marsh speaks

Mitchell Marsh has revealed Australia coach Justin Langer told him he’s an “idiot” after the Aussie cricket star broke his hand while punching a wall

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