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Mon 14 Jan 2019

Top team back in business after break

premium_icon Top team back in business after break

Sawtell have picked up where they left off in the North Coast Cricket Council Premier League, registering another win against Star Hotel on the weekend.

Colts send warning to rivals after thumping win in derby

premium_icon Colts send warning to rivals after thumping win in derby

The Coutts-Coffs Colts sounded a warning to the rest of the competition on Saturday after steamrolling Diggers in round 10 of the NCCCPL.

Controversial moment rocks Big Bash

Controversial moment rocks Big Bash

A monumental error has cost the Perth Scorchers dearly and left fans and commentators in disbelief over the unthinkable scenes.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

The cabbie who bowled Viv Richards out for 99

premium_icon The cabbie who bowled Viv Richards out for 99

The 'golden era' of cricket and how one Rockhampton cab driver faced off against the world's greatest players

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Allan Border has added his voice to the growing chorus calling for Glenn Maxwell to be moved up the Australian order in ODI cricket.

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Australia have posted a total of 5-288 in their first ODI against India at the SCG, where three batsmen passed 50 and Marcus Stoinis smacked an unbeaten 47

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

The Proteas collapsed, losing 7-33 as Pakistan came soaring back in the match on day one of the third Test at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Someone call Adam Sandler because we might just have found a real-life Billy Madison in former England cricketer Monty Panesar

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya ordered home to face the music by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, after the duo's inappropriate comments about women

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Australian cricket is about to get a much-needed boost if you listen to a former star who is glowing about our next Ricky Ponting.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Wicketkeeper Alex Carey has been promoted to open the batting in a new-look Australian ODI side, and Nathan Lyon has been picked ahead of Adam Zampa

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

FORMER captain Ian Chappell’s battle cry has been picked up by another former star as the Australian cricket blame game intensifies.

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Tasmania has responded with a telling revelation after Australia’s cricket selectors once again overlooked run machine Matthew Wade

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Were the Aussies really that bad?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Were the Aussies really that bad?

IN Behind the Sports Desk Moose and Pottsy ask whether the Test series was won by the Indians, or was it lost by the Baggy Greens?

Australia goes wild over cricket photo

Australia goes wild over cricket photo

Australian cricket players and fans lost it yesterday when this photo was unveiled, giving everyone a rare reason to smile in these dark times.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Local cricketer has his say on national batting issue

premium_icon Local cricketer has his say on national batting issue

Every cricket fan across the country is currently in a world of hurt and looking for answers after Australia's dismal effort with the willow against India.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Six contenders emerge for Australia batting order shake-up

Six contenders emerge for Australia batting order shake-up

An opener with three Test tons and a veteran averaging 63.44 in the Sheffield Shield lead a strong list of contenders to replace Australia’s incumbents

Colts top order stand tall in victory

premium_icon Colts top order stand tall in victory

The Coutts-Coffs Colts have recorded their second win of the North Coast Cricket Council Premier League season after a brilliant team performance.

Poms predicting Aussie Ashes doom

Poms predicting Aussie Ashes doom

Michael Vaughan is so confident of England dominating the Ashes he says the hosts don’t even need to prepare pitches that favour them.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Shane Warne’s ex shares secret to ‘letting go’

Shane Warne’s ex shares secret to ‘letting go’

Simone Callahan has revealed yoga helped “rehabilitate” her when her 10-year marriage to cricket legend Shane Warne broke down

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