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Tue 13 Aug 2019

Paine: Warner’s extraordinary Barmy Army request

premium_icon Paine: Warner’s extraordinary Barmy Army request

David Warner was never going to shy away from confrontation on his return from a 18-month tamper ban. In his exclusive column, Australia captain TIM PAINE reveals...

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bancroft battling with Ashes pressure

Bancroft battling with Ashes pressure

The weight of expectation and the barbs of the England fans over his role in the ball-tampering saga have Cameron Bancroft wound up.

Revealed: Quirky root of Smith’s batting genius

premium_icon Revealed: Quirky root of Smith’s batting genius

A leading performance psychology has revealed there is in fact method behind the madness.

No chance of Aussie attack going down hill at Lord’s

premium_icon No chance of Aussie attack going down hill at Lord’s

Pat Cummins insists that, such is his form, he’d fancy his chances on any deck.

Cummins has engine stoked to fire in Ashes

premium_icon Cummins has engine stoked to fire in Ashes

Pat Cummins failed to match his own high standards early on in the first Ashes Test — but the Aussie pace spearhead is confident he is ready to rip in at Lord’s.

Smith unveils secret spin weapon at Lord’s

premium_icon Smith unveils secret spin weapon at Lord’s

Edgbaston hero Smith returned to the nets for the first time since leading Australia to victory in the first Test - but the former captain wasn’t alone at Lord’s.

Aussie golden boy’s incredible revival

Aussie golden boy’s incredible revival

The rise and rise of Pat Cummins has been extraordinary, beating the odds to go from injury-plagued prodigy to Ashes matchwinner.

Sun 11 Aug 2019

REPLAY: Strike League T20 series weekend two

premium_icon REPLAY: Strike League T20 series weekend two

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Aussies know they can ‘win from anywhere’

premium_icon Aussies know they can ‘win from anywhere’

Michael Kasprowicz not surprised the Aussies rallied from a seemingly hopeless position at Edgbaston to make an Ashes statement.

Laid-back Jofra ‘will handle Ashes heat’

premium_icon Laid-back Jofra ‘will handle Ashes heat’

Expectations will be high on Jofra Archer at Lord’s after the hammering England coped at Edgbaston.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Proteas’ ‘one of a kind’ legend announces retirement

Proteas’ ‘one of a kind’ legend announces retirement

South Africa’s Hashim Amla has announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing the curtain down on one of the country’s leading batting careers

Vegemite sledge creates ‘international incident’

Vegemite sledge creates ‘international incident’

A full-page ad in the UK press has sparked a “diplomatic incident” as Vegemite took on England with a cheeky Ashes message.

‘I’m getting better and better’: Hazlewood's Ashes warning

‘I’m getting better and better’: Hazlewood's Ashes warning

Josh Hazlewood has moved himself into the box seat for a recall if selectors rejig Australia’s attack for the second Test

Returning star stakes big Lord’s claim

premium_icon Returning star stakes big Lord’s claim

Josh Hazlewood hopes his three-wicket tour match haul will be enough to land him in the Lord’s Ashes Test. But another failure has Cameron Bancroft in danger.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Ashes stars switch partnership focus

premium_icon Ashes stars switch partnership focus

A number of the Australian Ashes squad have been away from home for three months and they’re set to receive an important boost ahead of the Lord’s Test.

Bancroft rebounds from Edgbaston nightmare

premium_icon Bancroft rebounds from Edgbaston nightmare

Cameron Bancroft has outscored Marcus Harris in Australia’s Ashes tour match against Worcestershire as England look to turn the heat up at Lord’s.

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Heady times continue for Aussie cricketers

Heady times continue for Aussie cricketers

Australia lost none of its momentum from the First Test on day one of a tour match as Travis Head and Josh Hazlewood shone.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Sublime Smith lifts teammates to next level

premium_icon Sublime Smith lifts teammates to next level

The impact of an imperious Steve Smith reaches beyond his personal tally on the scoreboard, inspiring teammates and sucking the momentum out of the opposition.

England failures get dreaded vote of confidence

premium_icon England failures get dreaded vote of confidence

The Poms may have struggled big time with the bat at Edgbaston but they aren’t planning a revamp for Lord’s, which is music to the ears of some.

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