Cricket

Sun 1 Mar 2020

Perry fails to join teammates ahead of Cup showdown

Perry fails to join teammates ahead of Cup showdown

Concern is growing over the fitness of Australian star Ellyse Perry, with the all-rounder missing the final training session ahead of sudden-death showdown.

Aussies hammered by South Africa in ODI

premium_icon Aussies hammered by South Africa in ODI

Australia have wilted under the South African heat, losing the one-day international series opener by 74 runs amid smoke from a nearby bushfire in Paarl.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

REVEALED: Gympie’s top nine cricket players

premium_icon REVEALED: Gympie’s top nine cricket players

From star ton-hitters to creative wicket-takers, these are the elite Gympie cricketers who have lit up the pitch this season.

Fri 28 Feb 2020

Warner ‘thrilled’ to be back in IPL leadership role

premium_icon Warner ‘thrilled’ to be back in IPL leadership role

David Warner’s redemption has obviously impressed his IPL side, Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have returned him to a role he held with esteem from 2015 to 2017.

Fresh injury fear as Perry fails to complete match

premium_icon Fresh injury fear as Perry fails to complete match

The sight of Ellyse Perry bowling freely against Bangladesh would have delighted the Aussie camp. But it wasn’t all good news for the star allrounder.

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Warner bestowed with team’s ‘highest honour’

premium_icon Warner bestowed with team’s ‘highest honour’

David Warner celebrated his series-winning knock against South Africa by banishing his Sandpapergate demons forever.

Search on for Gympie’s best summer sports coach

premium_icon Search on for Gympie’s best summer sports coach

The Gympie Times is on the hunt for the region’s top coach of summer sport – cricket, swimming, surf life saving, athletics and tennis.

Top guns fire as Aussies come to the party

premium_icon Top guns fire as Aussies come to the party

Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney put on a batting masterclass in Canberra as the hosts tuned up in style for a sudden death match against the Kiwis next week.

Sandpaper duo exorcise demons to destroy Proteas

premium_icon Sandpaper duo exorcise demons to destroy Proteas

Steve Smith and David Warner turned on the style with a pair of match-defining innings in a T20 humiliation of South Africa.

Steve Smith officially all the way back

Steve Smith officially all the way back

On the day he regained the mantle of No. 1 Test batsman in the world, Steve Smith exploded to lead Australia to a T20 series win in South Africa.

Wed 26 Feb 2020

No rest for Perry despite questions over star’s fitness

premium_icon No rest for Perry despite questions over star’s fitness

It was a relief to hear Meg Lanning insist Ellyse Perry’s shoulder niggle won’t see her miss any game time.

Stress of leading Aussies ‘played part’ in Boof heart scare

premium_icon Stress of leading Aussies ‘played part’ in Boof heart scare

Steve Smith and David Warner have reached out to their former coach on their return to Cape Town.

From orphans to world stage: Your new favourite team

premium_icon From orphans to world stage: Your new favourite team

Defying the odds just to qualify for the T20 World Cup, Thailand is winning plenty of fans with its humble approach.

This 20-year-old pair is lighting up the Shield

This 20-year-old pair is lighting up the Shield

Will Sutherland has collected the best bowling figures of his fledgling career while another young gun’s stocks continued to rise in the Sheffield Shield.

Aussies face puzzle over how to protect prized asset

premium_icon Aussies face puzzle over how to protect prized asset

With the IPL just around the corner, the Aussies will sit down with Pat Cummins after the South Africa tour

Second-string Poms embarrass Aussie hopefuls

premium_icon Second-string Poms embarrass Aussie hopefuls

English Lions embarrass Aussie Test hopefuls on home soil despite Kurtis Patterson heroics.

Cup scare: Star strapping just ‘precautionary’

premium_icon Cup scare: Star strapping just ‘precautionary’

Ellyse Perry has been spotted with strapping on her shoulder, but it’s apparently nothing to worry about.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Lehmann ditches the smokes after heart scare

premium_icon Lehmann ditches the smokes after heart scare

Formerly a ‘15 to 20-a-day-man’, Darren Lehmann’s heart scare has led him to bin the cigarettes and re-evaluate his approach to life.

Don’t dismiss this unsexy Aussie spearhead

premium_icon Don’t dismiss this unsexy Aussie spearhead

When you’re trying to break into the Australian pace bowling ‘rat pack’ the last thing you want to hear is that your coach doesn’t rate you

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most loved sporting personalities in the world, but the United States President has evidently never heard of him.

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