Cricket

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Langer backs Paine to break through in Perth

premium_icon Langer backs Paine to break through in Perth

Australia’s Justin Langer has backed Tim Paine and his pace attack to get the job done on Perth’s green top at the new stadium in Western Australia.

Starc below best, but Paine backs quick to rediscover groove

Starc below best, but Paine backs quick to rediscover groove

Australian captain Tim Paine is backing Mitchell Starc to rediscover his fiery best in the second Test against India in Perth.

Finger no issue for Australia’s ‘toughest pretty boy’

premium_icon Finger no issue for Australia’s ‘toughest pretty boy’

Australian coach Justin Langer says the “toughest pretty boy” he’s ever met is ready to take on the Indians in the second Test.

See which teams the Aussies have missed for Polocrosse Cup

premium_icon See which teams the Aussies have missed for Polocrosse Cup

SEE which countries will meet in the round games at the Polocrosse World Cup at Morgan Park next year.

Test v Big Bash: The old and the beautiful

premium_icon Test v Big Bash: The old and the beautiful

At the same time that the Australians were trudging around Adelaide Oval like condemned men, Chris Lynn was positively bounding ahead of the Big Bash season.

Paine’s perfect response to silence India’s sledging

premium_icon Paine’s perfect response to silence India’s sledging

Despite Indian keeper Rishabh Pant’s relentless vocal work behind the stumps it was Australia captain Tim Paine who had the last word in the first Test.

‘Transformed’ Lyon’s secret winter coaching sessions

‘Transformed’ Lyon’s secret winter coaching sessions

Nathan Lyon is being praised after almost producing a miracle to get Australia home in the first Test. And it was the result of a little help from his brother

Bulls pull off record comeback in Sheffield Shield

premium_icon Bulls pull off record comeback in Sheffield Shield

Queensland Sheffield Shield skipper Jimmy Peirson has hailed his side’s fightingspirit after a record final-day run chase against Tasmania in Hobart.

India strikes back in explosive sledge war

India strikes back in explosive sledge war

Just when you thought we were in for a well-mannered summer, a fired up India has come out swinging after claiming victory in the First Test.

Unanswered questions: What do we do with Finch?

premium_icon Unanswered questions: What do we do with Finch?

We go again. The second Test starts in Perth on Friday, at a new stadium, on a new wicket but what does it look like for the Australian team which needs a win to...

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