Cricket

Mon 13 May 2019

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

England bowler Liam Plunkett has been fully exonerated of tampering with the ball during the second ODI against Pakistan.

Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

premium_icon Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

With Australia arriving in London for their World Cup defence, SAM LANDSBERGER answers seven burning questions as the world champs look to lock in best XI.

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Mumbai Indians won the IPL final on the very last ball for a sensational one-run victory against Shane Watson’s Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

Sun 12 May 2019

Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

premium_icon Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

After signalling his intent to join the Big Bash, South Africa superstar AB de Villiers has turned his back on the competition in a major blow for the league.

Smith, Warner happy to be quiet achievers

premium_icon Smith, Warner happy to be quiet achievers

Steve Smith and David Warner are not allowed back in the driver’s seat for Australia. So they have taken a back seat.

Thu 9 May 2019

‘Elite’ Smith’s freakish physical transformation

premium_icon ‘Elite’ Smith’s freakish physical transformation

Steve Smith is in the “best physical condition of his life” with coach Justin Langer shocked by the former captain’s “elite-level” skinfolds.

ECB insist nothing dodgy about Ashes ball choice

premium_icon ECB insist nothing dodgy about Ashes ball choice

Australians are aware of the pitfalls of shaping cricket balls to work in your favour. But that hasn’t stopped England moving to shore up an Ashes advantage.

Barmy Army image savages Warner

Barmy Army image savages Warner

Life in England just got a whole lot more miserable for David Warner after war was officially declared by the relentless Barmy Army.

England's Ashes ball backflip trouble for Australia

England's Ashes ball backflip trouble for Australia

James Anderson and Stuart Broad have had a say in England’s decision to alter the cricket balls it will use for Test matches in the Ashes.

Wed 8 May 2019

Smith reminds us what we’ve been missing

Smith reminds us what we’ve been missing

Australia must climb an even higher mountain to win the cricket World Cup after a star player was forced out with injury.

Warner flops at top as Aussies struggle for runs

premium_icon Warner flops at top as Aussies struggle for runs

David Warner’s first knock as opener for Australia since his ball-tampering ban ended lasted a mere six balls as the Aussies took on New Zealand

Richardson ruled out of World Cup squad

premium_icon Richardson ruled out of World Cup squad

Jhye Richardson has been ruled out of Australia’s World Cup defence, replaced by Kane Richardson.

Fit-again Starc ready to let rip at Kiwis

premium_icon Fit-again Starc ready to let rip at Kiwis

Mitchell Starc will return for Australia against NZ today.

Tue 7 May 2019

Who and when do Australia play at Cricket World Cup?

Who and when do Australia play at Cricket World Cup?

Australia defend their title at the Cricket World Cup in England. Your guide to who, when and where Australia are playing, as well as squad information

Mon 6 May 2019

Back at the crease

Back at the crease

Warner and Smith back in the fold for Australia after bans.

Smith catch passes fitness test in warm-up match

premium_icon Smith catch passes fitness test in warm-up match

Steve Smith took a one-handed wonder-catch in Australia’s World Cup pratice match with New Zealand

Lynn dealt IPL blow in devastating season climax

Lynn dealt IPL blow in devastating season climax

Kolkata Knight Riders have been knocked out of the competition despite Chris Lynn’s best efforts.

Warner back at No. 3, Cummins back with a bang

premium_icon Warner back at No. 3, Cummins back with a bang

David Warner will bat at No. 3 on his return for Australia when he and Steve Smith pad up later on Monday.

Records tumble in ODI cricket demolition

Records tumble in ODI cricket demolition

A pair of 25-year-old West Indian stars have absolutely smashed long standing records in an insane run plunder.

Sun 5 May 2019

Back to business: Maxi hails return of ‘superstars’

premium_icon Back to business: Maxi hails return of ‘superstars’

Glenn Maxwell declared that David Warner and Steve Smith’s return was “business as usual” before both players faced up to a World Cup camp nets session.

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