Cricket

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Warner blasts back in IPL return

Warner blasts back in IPL return

David Warner was a bundle of nerves upon his IPL return but it didn’t show in Kolkata in a 53-ball blitz that was a clear signal to World Cup selectors.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Harwood claim North Coast grand final victory

premium_icon Harwood claim North Coast grand final victory

IN A tough clash between two competition heavyweights it was Harwood who earned bragging rights in the inaugural competition season final.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

The gloves are off as top two sides collide in grand final

premium_icon The gloves are off as top two sides collide in grand final

THE two class outfits from the inaugural season of the Premier League will square off in the competition's decider, with more than silverware on the line.

Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

JHYE Richardson vividly recalls the penny dropping after witnessing an extraordinary battle between Steve Smith and a teammate.

Under pressure: Aussie stars playing for World Cup spots

Under pressure: Aussie stars playing for World Cup spots

Only five ODIs are left before the hopes and dreams of several Australians are either realised or crushed at the World Cup selection table.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Finch open to moving down order for World Cup

Finch open to moving down order for World Cup

Australian captain Aaron Finch says it “doesn’t matter” where he bats in the World Cup.

Illness rocks Aussie camp with Maxwell in doubt

Illness rocks Aussie camp with Maxwell in doubt

Australia’s plans for the first one-dayer against Pakistan have been complicated by a bout of illness for star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Pattinson to come off the leash

premium_icon Pattinson to come off the leash

Ashes hopeful James Pattinson is set to have his bowling restrictions lifted but his output will be monitored against South Australia.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

No let-up as Langer cracks whip

premium_icon No let-up as Langer cracks whip

The Australian team has already endured a hectic summer, but that didn’t stop coach Justin Langer from testing his players before another heavy stretch.

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Cricket legend Mark Waugh has hit out at criticism of Australia’s selectors, saying they deserve more empathy than what’s shown by some fans.

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

Afghanistan notched a historic maiden win in only their second Test match when they defeated Ireland by seven wickets in the one-off Test on Monday.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

Thanks to the Sheffield Shield’s bonus point system, every team is a chance of making the final. Of course, some teams have more realistic hopes than others.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

premium_icon ‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

Suspended pair Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back by the Australia squad one week before their ball tampering bans are set to expire

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Test team flees mosque shooting

Test team flees mosque shooting

The Bangladesh cricket team were forced to make a quick retreat from a Christchurch mosque they had been attending after gunshots were fired in the vicinity.

Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

premium_icon Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

Finally, after a historic series win in India and two years of tossing and turning, the Australian one-day team looks locked in for its World Cup defence.

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

AS debate around Aaron Finch continues to swirl, Ricky Ponting has made a bold declaration about Australia’s struggling ODI skipper.

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

A history-making win over India should be cause for wild celebrations, but Australia’s cricket conundrum has become more complicated.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Pattinson fires Ashes warning

premium_icon Pattinson fires Ashes warning

Victorian firebrand James Pattinson has announced his Ashes claims with a blistering performance that bowled Victoria to a stunning outright win over NSW

Colts won't back down in battle for grand final spot

premium_icon Colts won't back down in battle for grand final spot

AFTER a dominant display in their semi final last weekend, the Coutts-Coffs Colts will go into Saturday's preliminary final full of confidence.

Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

premium_icon Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

Australia’s sensational ODI win in India has revived hope of a successful World Cup defence, though questions remain. Here’s 11 things we learned.

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