Cricket

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Ponting compares world No.3 Kane Williamson to Steve Smith

Ponting compares world No.3 Kane Williamson to Steve Smith

When he first encountered Kane Williamson in 2011, Ricky Ponting didn’t rate his batting. The Kiwi skipper is now No.3 in the world and has Ponting's admiration

Grace Harris a star before she even bats or bowls

premium_icon Grace Harris a star before she even bats or bowls

With a television microphone strapped to her chest, Harris has been roaming entertainment show across the WBBL season.

Cummins: I wouldn’t turn down Test captaincy

premium_icon Cummins: I wouldn’t turn down Test captaincy

The calls for Pat Cummins to take over the Test captaincy from Tim Paine has received another high-powered vote of confidence.

Noffke in positive mindset ahead of WBBL title defence

premium_icon Noffke in positive mindset ahead of WBBL title defence

Sunshine Coast product and Brisbane Heat coach Ashley Noffke says he’s feeling comfortable ahead of his side’s bid to defend a Women’s Big Bash League crown.

Why Kiwis must unleash express quick on Aussies

premium_icon Why Kiwis must unleash express quick on Aussies

With New Zealand being talked up as big chances of knocking off Australia for the first time in 30 years, one former star has implored them not to take a...

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Australia’s Test hopefuls fear long lockout

premium_icon Australia’s Test hopefuls fear long lockout

Axed before Australia thrashed Pakistan, Marcus Harris is now back in a chasing pack of players who fear another shot at Test cricket is a long way off.

Why Test spin search keeps hitting dead ends

premium_icon Why Test spin search keeps hitting dead ends

With the search for Nathan Lyon’s spin support intensifying, one of the prime candidates says seamer-friendly Shield pitches aren’t helping their cause.

How Perth brought Kiwi star back from the brink

premium_icon How Perth brought Kiwi star back from the brink

Facing Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood on a bruising WACA deck isn’t an ideal scenario. But it proved a lightbulb moment for Ross Taylor.

Newsreader breaks down at cricket legend’s death

Newsreader breaks down at cricket legend’s death

A newsreader has broken down with emotion on live TV reading out a message from the family of dead cricket legend Bob Willis.

What happened when Brian saw David on the golfcourse

premium_icon What happened when Brian saw David on the golfcourse

Brian Lara desperately wanted David Warner to break his world record Test score, so when their pair bumped into each other at the Australian Open pro-am the first...

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