Cricket

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Wade rocked by Ashes injury scare

Wade rocked by Ashes injury scare

Matthew Wade has been forced to retire hurt from Australia’s tour match ahead of the Ashes after being struck by a short ball.

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Marcus Harris enhanced his claims for the upcoming series against the Poms while Kurtis Patterson and Tim Paine were also among the runs as Australia A closed in on...

Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

premium_icon Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

There is one spot available for a fast bowler in the Australian Ashes squad — and veteran quick Peter Siddle has picked the perfect time to take a swag of wickets...

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

premium_icon Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

EVEN when New Zealand call for rule changes in the wake of their World Cup final defeat they do it with a sense of decorum.

Starc, Carey get Cup honours as Warner snubbed

Starc, Carey get Cup honours as Warner snubbed

The ICC has named its team of the tournament. But surprisingly there was no room for the second-top runscorer at the event.

It’s official! Simmons gets his massive pay day

premium_icon It’s official! Simmons gets his massive pay day

NBA superstar Ben Simmons has sealed the richest deal ever for an Aussie athlete after completing the formalities of a five-year contract.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Cricket’s greatest contest ruined by game’s worst rule

premium_icon Cricket’s greatest contest ruined by game’s worst rule

The World Cup final proved there’s still plenty of life in the game’s often derided middle son.

Wade continues irresistible push for Ashes inclusion

Wade continues irresistible push for Ashes inclusion

Matthew Wade is presenting an overwhelming case for Ashes inclusion while Travis Head reminded everyone of his undoubted talent

Aussies promise ODI approach in bid to force Test result

Aussies promise ODI approach in bid to force Test result

A draw will be enough to retain the Ashes but it’s a result the Aussies are hell bent on preventing as they eye total domination over England in all three forms of...

YouTube prankster’s mum invades World Cup final

YouTube prankster’s mum invades World Cup final

A woman who attempted to invade the pitch at the Cricket World Cup final has been revealed as the mother of an infamous prankster.

10 bizarre moments that decided greatest WC final

premium_icon 10 bizarre moments that decided greatest WC final

Trent Boult’s boundary brain fade, a freak Ben Stokes ‘six’ and Kiwi curses - these are just a few of the moments that decided England’s maiden World Cup triumph.

'There will never be a greater match in history'

premium_icon 'There will never be a greater match in history'

Man of the match Ben Stokes sums up what everyone who was watching is thinking after a tied super-over sees England win the World Cup by virtue of scoring more...

England breaks Kiwi hearts

England breaks Kiwi hearts

England have won the World Cup after one of the most remarkable matches in cricket history, to claim their first crown.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Sandpaper trio to rub up against each other

premium_icon Sandpaper trio to rub up against each other

The fractious relationship set to be tested with the trio to play their first match together since the dramatic Test in Cape Town last year.

‘One of the great ODI teams’: Waugh’s England challenge

premium_icon ‘One of the great ODI teams’: Waugh’s England challenge

Steve Waugh says England’s current ODI team could compete against any team from any era but need World Cup victory to cement their place in cricket history.

Smith, Warner to inflict World Cup revenge on Poms

premium_icon Smith, Warner to inflict World Cup revenge on Poms

It’s been 16 months since they were banned following the shambles of the sandpaper saga. And now Steve Smith and David Warner are primed to unleash their World Cup...

Sat 13 Jul 2019

England's cricket bad boy labelled an ‘absolute disgrace’

England's cricket bad boy labelled an ‘absolute disgrace’

A former Aussie cricket star has torn England World Cup hero Jason Roy to shreds, saying he should be banned from the final against the Kiwis

Legends back Alex Carey for Ashes call-up

Legends back Alex Carey for Ashes call-up

Alex Carey hopes his World Cup form will get him into the Ashes trial match later this month, but Steve Waugh and Shane Warne believe he can go one better

Fri 12 Jul 2019

‘Tough’ Carey to push for Ashes call-up

premium_icon ‘Tough’ Carey to push for Ashes call-up

After emerging as one of the finds of the Cricket World Cup Alex Carey is now eyeing a potential call-up as the Aussies eye the Ashes.

Finch admits Aussies were ‘completely outplayed’

premium_icon Finch admits Aussies were ‘completely outplayed’

Australia’s World Cup game plan failed at the crucial moment, with Aaron Finch calling out big players who failed to deliver - including himself.

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