Cricket

Tue 11 Feb 2020

‘Horrendous’: Warner’s win stuns cricket

‘Horrendous’: Warner’s win stuns cricket

David Warner was highly emotional after claiming the Allan Border Medal but cricket observers had to point out the glaring gap in his year.

Renshaw linked to rival after shock axing

premium_icon Renshaw linked to rival after shock axing

Matt Renshaw has been axed from the Queensland Shield side, with the Adelaide Strikers currently in discussions with the batsmen for next season’s BBL.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

AB Medal favourite's WAG 'in shock'

AB Medal favourite's WAG 'in shock'

The partners of Australian cricket's biggest stars have stunned on the red carpet ahead of the sport's night of nights.

One-time Test opener suffers shock Shield axing

premium_icon One-time Test opener suffers shock Shield axing

Matt Renshaw has been axed from the Queensland Sheffield Shield side, with the former Test batsman linked to the Adelaide Strikers.

Billy the Kid gets his dues for hard yards

premium_icon Billy the Kid gets his dues for hard yards

Good players in tough eras rarely get the recognition they are due. But justice has been done with Craig McDermott.

The ‘special talent’ who has created Test history

premium_icon The ‘special talent’ who has created Test history

A teenager who burst onto the scene during Pakistan’s disappointing tour of Australia late last year is now the holder of a unique Test record.

Ugly scenes mar historic World Cup victory

Ugly scenes mar historic World Cup victory

Chaos broke out after the final ball between India and Bangladesh in the under-19 World Cup as the sides traded barbs.

‘Fallen on its face’: Waleed slams BBL

‘Fallen on its face’: Waleed slams BBL

The Project host Waleed Aly has savaged the Big Bash League’s scheduling, labelling the T20 competition a sporting “nullity”.

Teen prodigy eclipses Lara, Tendulkar in Bushfire Bash

Teen prodigy eclipses Lara, Tendulkar in Bushfire Bash

The Bushfire Bash auction features signed shirts from Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar. Neither received a larger bid than the 16-year-old from Orange.

How Sydney Sixers defied the odds to win BBL

premium_icon How Sydney Sixers defied the odds to win BBL

Equal last in the betting markets at the start of the competition, BBL09 wasn’t supposed to be the Sydney Sixers’ time

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Aussie bowlers step up to send England packing

premium_icon Aussie bowlers step up to send England packing

After Australia’s much vaunted batting order struggled to impose themselves, Sophie Molineux and Tayla Vlaeminck were on the money to seal a victory.

Cricketer jailed over spot-fixing scandal

Cricketer jailed over spot-fixing scandal

A former Pakistan batsman has been sentenced to jail for his part in a spot-fixing scandal that rocked the cricket world back in 2017.

‘He’s a lock’: Aussies urged to back Zampa for two years

premium_icon ‘He’s a lock’: Aussies urged to back Zampa for two years

He’s been on shaky ground since making his Australian debut four years, but one of Adam Zampa’s Melbourne Stars coaches says “other countries just laugh at Australia”...

Warner or Marnus? How the AB medal will be won

premium_icon Warner or Marnus? How the AB medal will be won

Why next week’s Allan Border Medal award is a two horse race.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Stars fluff lines again as Sixers and SCG put on a show

premium_icon Stars fluff lines again as Sixers and SCG put on a show

After the weather Gods played ball, Sydney Sixers took advantage of the latest final choke from the famously flaky Melbourne Stars to claim a crushing victory.

The Bushfire Bash bowler AFL great Luke Hodge fears most

premium_icon The Bushfire Bash bowler AFL great Luke Hodge fears most

AFL champion Luke Hodge is renowned as one of the country’s most fearless sportsmen, but there’s one bowler he doesn’t want to face in the Bushfire Bash

India chase down Aussie women despite Gardner’s super knock

India chase down Aussie women despite Gardner’s super knock

India made light work of chasing down an impressive Australian total to stun the home side in Melbourne despite a brilliant 93 from Ashleigh Gardner

Rain threatens to spoil Big Bash final

Rain threatens to spoil Big Bash final

Cricket fans are hoping the forecasts are wildly incorrect as the heavens threaten to open and wash out the biggest Big Bash League final

Fri 7 Feb 2020

‘He reminds me of me’: Tendulkar on Labuschagne

‘He reminds me of me’: Tendulkar on Labuschagne

Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar says Marnus Labuschagne is the one current player in world cricket that reminds him of himself

‘Embarrassing’ Big Bash image panned by legends

‘Embarrassing’ Big Bash image panned by legends

The Big Bash League has come under fire from Aussie cricketers including Shane Warne and Shaun Tait after troubling scenes at the MCG

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