Cricket

Thu 16 Jul 2020

‘Cooked’: Star unloads over cricket shift

‘Cooked’: Star unloads over cricket shift

One of Australia’s most talented batsmen put the Big Bash competition in the crosshairs as he voiced his disgust on social media.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Jason Holder took five or more wickets in an innings for the sixth time in his last 10 Tests as West Indies took control of the first Test since the COVID-19 lockdown...

Thu 9 Jul 2020

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

The world was stunned by the most powerful piece of TV as cricket commentators Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent held court.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

One of cricket’s modern greats did not take kindly to some words of advice from a batting coach during a particularly horrific form slump.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

Super sporting couple put to COVID-19 test

Premium Content Super sporting couple put to COVID-19 test

Courtney Hill and Lauren Whitfield made the most of their lockdown on the Sunshine Coast

Bryce’s one-way Street to success

Premium Content Bryce’s one-way Street to success

Bryce Street puts Baggy Green ambitions on hold as he looks to establish himself at state level.

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Gaz stirs Ashes pot as starved Poms hit virus hurdle

Premium Content Gaz stirs Ashes pot as starved Poms hit virus hurdle

With 10 players testing positive to coronavirus, Pakistan are no guarantee of touring England. Could a familiar foe step in to relieve the pain?

Tue 23 Jun 2020

‘Other options’ if MCG can’t host fans for Boxing Day Test

Premium Content ‘Other options’ if MCG can’t host fans for Boxing Day Test

A spike in COVID-19 cases in Victoria, and an expectation of Perth Stadium soon welcoming crowds again, may loosen Melbourne’s grip on the showpiece match.

Old Enemy’s ‘Disneyland man cave’ to lure Aussies

Premium Content Old Enemy’s ‘Disneyland man cave’ to lure Aussies

England to pull out all the stops to entice Australia to the UK in September with details emerging about a virtual Disneyland being built to entertain our stars

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Women spared brunt of cuts in week of sporting chaos

Premium Content Women spared brunt of cuts in week of sporting chaos

While Cricket Australia’s cutbacks cost the men’s team some key support staff, the women have fared much better.

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

Premium Content Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

Influential figures in Australian cricket have sounded out former England captain Andrew Strauss in the belief he should be the next CEO at Cricket Australia.

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Aussie cricket coach Justin Langer has lost one of his top lieutenants as Cricket Australia dropped a $40 million budget bomb.

40 jobs axed on another dark day for Australian cricket

Premium Content 40 jobs axed on another dark day for Australian cricket

CA chairman says mass job losses unavoidable, insisting cricket has not been immune from the financial impacts of COVID-19.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia has confirmed a new top official after out-of-favour chief executive Kevin Roberts pulled the trigger on his resignation

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Shane Watson and David Warner have led the tributes to a Bollywood actor best-known for his portrayal of Indian star MS Dhoni.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

Premium Content Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

Undersiege Cricket Australia boss Kevin Roberts is expected to be out of a job in the coming days following his mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis.

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

The ICC announced a series of newly-introduced regulations this week, but former Australian captain Mark Taylor was sceptical.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

The art of winning away: 10 classic Aussie Test victories

Premium Content The art of winning away: 10 classic Aussie Test victories

Winning on the road in any sport is tough and in cricket the odds are stacked even more heavily against the visitors. Here are 10 of Australia’s best away wins.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

Teams will be allowed to sub anyone suffering COVID-19 symptoms when Test matches resume while swing bowlers had their fears over spit and polish confirmed.

Gabba gets welcome facelift in time for India visit

Premium Content Gabba gets welcome facelift in time for India visit

The Gabba’s $35 million spend may be dwarfed by the huge makeover of the Adelaide Oval and Perth’s new Optus Stadium but small touches can make a difference

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