Cricket

Mon 22 Feb 2021

Hosts taken aback by Steve Smith remarks

Hosts taken aback by Steve Smith remarks

Steve Smith’s lukewarm response to queries about Pat Cummins’ captaincy credentials have pundits thinking he’s primed for a leadership tilt.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

‘Can’t believe this’: Clarke fumes at snub

‘Can’t believe this’: Clarke fumes at snub

Former Test great Michael Clarke cannot fathom why Australian one-day skipper Aaron Finch was snubbed in Thursday’s IPL auction.

Thu 18 Feb 2021

Axed Test star survives ugly disaster

Axed Test star survives ugly disaster

Joe Burns has started the second half of the Sheffield Shield perfectly, bouncing back after the summer from hell saw him lose his Test spot.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Son of NRL gun pitch perfect in his own sport

Premium Content Son of NRL gun pitch perfect in his own sport

He’s the son of a NRL gun who would play imaginary Test cricket matches in the backyard as a kid. Now he’s making his own mark with head turning displays.

Aussie stars want Ricky Ponting’s world record

Aussie stars want Ricky Ponting’s world record

Revelations in a new documentary show how Australia recovered from nervous early wobbles to shock the world in 2020. Now they are steeled to do it again.

Wed 10 Feb 2021

Clarence River navigate tricky run chase to earn one-day win

Premium Content Clarence River navigate tricky run chase to earn one-day win

Set a target of 200 for victory, the clash between CRCA and Northern Districts went down to the final over in the North Coast Premier League One-Day final

South Africa blew deadlines as tour hung in balance

Premium Content South Africa blew deadlines as tour hung in balance

Cricket Australia insist they didn’t leave South Africa at the altar and only pulled the plug on next month’s Test tour after every possible alternative had been...

Tue 9 Feb 2021

Country cricket takes centre stage on SCG

Premium Content Country cricket takes centre stage on SCG

Walking onto one of the world’s most famous cricket grounds still an honour, according to Bruce Baxter in his fifth year umpiring the Regional Bash finals.

Sun 7 Feb 2021

‘Unbelievable’: Records tumble in miracle

‘Unbelievable’: Records tumble in miracle

An unknown debutant has stunned the cricket world by pummelling a double century to help the West Indies chase down a record target.

Aussie IPL stars could be first to get COVID vaccine

Premium Content Aussie IPL stars could be first to get COVID vaccine

As the Australian public awaits the coronavirus vaccine rollout, some of the country’s top cricketers may soon get the jab in India.

Sat 6 Feb 2021

NORTH COAST: Sawtell win T20, One-Day title up for grabs

Premium Content NORTH COAST: Sawtell win T20, One-Day title up for grabs

Region's top cricketers vie for major silverware at C.Ex Coffs International Stadium.

Fri 5 Feb 2021

‘It’s pathetic’: Big Bash fad has to go

‘It’s pathetic’: Big Bash fad has to go

Wild scenes before the start of last night’s Big Bash final had fans united in their belief a pre-match gimmick should be abandoned.

Thu 4 Feb 2021

Why Sixers BBL title charge just got that little bit harder

Why Sixers BBL title charge just got that little bit harder

Sydney Sixers may have broken one major hoodoo but that has inadvertently presented another as they look to capture back to back Big Bash titles this weekend.

Wed 3 Feb 2021

Coffs Coast cricketers ready to succeed in Sydney

Premium Content Coffs Coast cricketers ready to succeed in Sydney

Chargers in the hunt for second NSW Regional Bash title at historic ground

1-20: The best BBL players of all time

Premium Content 1-20: The best BBL players of all time

Ahead of the final in the BBL’s 10th season, we’ve named the best 20 players in the tournament’s history. Did we get it right? Take a look, then have your say.

Savage backlash to Aussie bombshell

Savage backlash to Aussie bombshell

Cricket South Africa has delivered a scathing response to Cricket Australia’s decision to postpone the upcoming Test series due to COVID-19.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Massive ramifications of abandoned cricket tour

Premium Content Massive ramifications of abandoned cricket tour

It was a three-match Test series Australia desperately wanted to go ahead, but in the end player safety in South Africa just became too difficult to guarantee.

Langer’s hard edge needs soft touch in cricket’s modern age

Premium Content Langer’s hard edge needs soft touch in cricket’s modern age

Cricket dressing rooms have changed since the tough era Justin Langer played in. And now he faces his biggest challenge as a coach, writes Robert Craddock.

Mon 1 Feb 2021

‘Awkward’ insight into Langer allegations

‘Awkward’ insight into Langer allegations

Justin Langer needs to change his ways or risk alienating his players even further, according to a veteran of Australian cricket.

Blown jock strap sparks humiliating end

Blown jock strap sparks humiliating end

Usman Khawaja had a blow out and never recovered as the Sydney Thunder were dumped out of the Big Bash finals in embarrassing fashion.

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