Cricket

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Friends and enemies to decide epic semi-final clash

premium_icon Friends and enemies to decide epic semi-final clash

David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have been Ashes rivals, shared an IPL bromance, and now stand as key weapons and decisive figures in a World Cup semi-final.

Big Show bombshell: Aussie X-factor to cop axe

premium_icon Big Show bombshell: Aussie X-factor to cop axe

Australia is considering making shock changes for its World Cup semi-final showdown with arch rivals England

Chaotic interruption to World Cup semi

Chaotic interruption to World Cup semi

New Zealand had finally broken the shackles late in the innings against India, only for an unwanted English intervention to step in.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Fortress Edgbaston gifts England home comforts

premium_icon Fortress Edgbaston gifts England home comforts

It’s 18 years since Australia last won at Edgbaston; five since England lost there. But Peter Handscomb insists that ‘will make no difference’.

How Australia can reach final without facing a ball

premium_icon How Australia can reach final without facing a ball

There are many ways Australia can beat England in their World Cup semi: win the toss, get Bairstow early, unleash Wade, or ... rely on the English weather.

Aussies make barefoot investment in Cup success

premium_icon Aussies make barefoot investment in Cup success

The Australian cricket team have gone new age, shedding their shoes to soak up the positive energy from the earth in a pre-training bonding session.

D-Day for Stoinis to prove Cup fitness

premium_icon D-Day for Stoinis to prove Cup fitness

Aussie all-rounder Marcus Stoinis faces the most important net session of his cricket career on Tuesday as he battles to retain his spot in the World Cup squad.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

How can the Kiwis upset the odds? Get Sharma and pray

premium_icon How can the Kiwis upset the odds? Get Sharma and pray

Stick with the same dreary formula that saw them limp into the final four and New Zealand look outgunned by the might of India. But hope remains.

Aussies get double dose of good news

Aussies get double dose of good news

After crashing to a costly loss to South Africa, the Aussies needed some welcome news. They got it overnight with two promising updates.

Australia names Khawaja replacement

premium_icon Australia names Khawaja replacement

Aussies have turned to a familiar face to replace the injured Usman Khawaja — and he could even leapfrog Pete Handscomb into the World Cup semi-final

Stalwart calls stumps after 30 years

premium_icon Stalwart calls stumps after 30 years

Helping to create the Scorchers rates highly among many fond memories for Pat Drew after he called stumps on his 30-year stint on the management committee

Aussie golden girl’s mind-blowing record

Aussie golden girl’s mind-blowing record

AUSSIE cricket superstar Ellyse Perry has made history with a stunning performance to completely ruin England in the women’s Ashes.

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Australia, India dominate Team of the Tournament

premium_icon Australia, India dominate Team of the Tournament

With the World Cup semi-finals approaching, we take time to reflect on who starred during the round-robin stage.

Left-field answers to fix Khawaja conundrum

premium_icon Left-field answers to fix Khawaja conundrum

Usman Khawaja’s campaign could be over — and World Cup-winning captain Michael Clarke has thrown a surprise name in the mix to be his replacement.

'It doesn't get much bigger': Aussies in semi blockbuster

'It doesn't get much bigger': Aussies in semi blockbuster

After a dramatic, cliffhanging defeat, a “bogey ground” graveyard now stands between Australia and the Cricket World Cup final.

Peerless Rohit fires India to top of world order

Peerless Rohit fires India to top of world order

India eased to the top of the World Cup ladder thanks to a comfortable win over Sri Lanka.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Sandpapergate ‘won’t tarnish their legacy’

Sandpapergate ‘won’t tarnish their legacy’

South Africa skipper Faf Du Plessis doesn’t think David Warner and Steve Smith will be remembered for ball tampering - "one incident that was a once-off"

Kiwis advance at World Cup as Pakistan rue run rate

Kiwis advance at World Cup as Pakistan rue run rate

Pakistan's huge win over Bangladesh proved inconsequential as they fell short of qualifying for the World Cup finals on run rate

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Handscomb called in to action as injuries rock Australia

premium_icon Handscomb called in to action as injuries rock Australia

Peter Handscomb will go straight in to Australia’s XI to face South Africa if Glenn Maxwell fails to recover from his own injury.

Lower-order power comes to Australia’s rescue in Ashes

Lower-order power comes to Australia’s rescue in Ashes

Australia has won the second ODI of its Ashes series with England to go 4-0 up on points, with Beth Mooney and Jess Jonassen’s seventh wicket stand the key

Newer Older