Cricket

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Olympic legend steps into Aussie cricket hot seat

premium_icon Olympic legend steps into Aussie cricket hot seat

Few people are better qualified than the three-time Olympic gold medallist set to take on the CA high-performance role.

From depth of self doubt to the top of the world

premium_icon From depth of self doubt to the top of the world

Aaron Finch has revealed the subtle changes that took him from being unsure of his place in the side to leading it to the summit of the World Cup ladder.

King Kohli leaves Tendulkar in the shade

King Kohli leaves Tendulkar in the shade

India continued their unbeaten swagger through the 2019 World Cup as skipper Virat Kohli further cemented his status as an all-time ODI great.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

The Ashes motive behind unlikely ally’s stance on boos

The Ashes motive behind unlikely ally’s stance on boos

James Anderson has urged England cricket fans to stop jeering David Warner and Steve Smith over fears ahead of the Ashes.

Starc warning to rivals as Mitch finds target again

premium_icon Starc warning to rivals as Mitch finds target again

Mitchell Starc needs no rest in World Cup.

Sri Lanka refuse to front media after Australia loss

premium_icon Sri Lanka refuse to front media after Australia loss

After complaining about hotels, transport and the state of pitches, Sri Lanka’s beef with the ICC escalated after its 87-run defeat to Australia.

Record knock exposes Aussie problems

Record knock exposes Aussie problems

Aussie skipper Aaron Finch played an incredible knock but cricket legends believe the historic score has revealed some troubling truths.

Filthy reactions reveal Smith’s genius

Filthy reactions reveal Smith’s genius

As cricket fans basked in Steve Smith’s magic, the man himself found time to get absolutely furious at the Cricket World Cup.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

‘He’s the best so far’: Ultimate honour for Finch

premium_icon ‘He’s the best so far’: Ultimate honour for Finch

Jettisoned into the captaincy role just months ago, Aaron Finch has helped Australia to a 3-1 start at the World Cup and earned praise from an unlikely source.

Former A-grade cricketer's 30-year cold case reopened

premium_icon Former A-grade cricketer's 30-year cold case reopened

An A-grade cricketing legend who left his mark on Rockhampton in the 1980s is the subject of a 30-year-old cold case which has been reopened in Sydney.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Secret weapon in Australia’s Cup defence

premium_icon Secret weapon in Australia’s Cup defence

From being on the brink of being axed, to emerging as the secret World Cup weapon — Australia has capitalised on an underrated Aaron Finch trait.

Australia tackles tricky selection conundrum

premium_icon Australia tackles tricky selection conundrum

Australia face a selection debate with the ongoing injury to all-rounder Marcus Stoinis. Can they go into another World Cup clash with an unbalanced side?

Brilliant fielding by Assumption went towards cricket win

premium_icon Brilliant fielding by Assumption went towards cricket win

EXCELLENT two days for rugby league and cricket in games in Goondiwindi and Warwick in two sports.

Emotional Warner breaks silence on suspension

Emotional Warner breaks silence on suspension

Australian cricketer David Warner has spoken publicly for the first time about his 12-month suspension because of the ball-tampering scandal.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Marsh ‘can win you a World Cup’

premium_icon Marsh ‘can win you a World Cup’

Mitchell Marsh can complete an incredible career comeback if given the chance in the UK, according to one of the best cricket minds in the country.

Maxwell locates Warner’s kryptonite

Maxwell locates Warner’s kryptonite

Glenn Maxwell says the World Cup has exposed a slice of David Warner’s kryptonite as the Aussie opener battles through an English summer.

‘Could’ve punched him’: The WC masterclass that changed Roy’s life

‘Could’ve punched him’: The WC masterclass that changed Roy’s...

No one expected Andrew Symonds to be at the 2003 World Cup. Not even the man himself, who recalled his career-defining century against Pakistan at the event.

Lanning celebrates historic moment for WBBL

premium_icon Lanning celebrates historic moment for WBBL

A revamped Women’s Big Bash League schedule will help transform the competition into the world’s “premier” Twenty20 tournament.

Heat re-sign WBBL gun

premium_icon Heat re-sign WBBL gun

The Brisbane Heat has beaten off a host of rivals to secure dynamic all-rounder Grace Harris for the Women’s Big Bash League later this year.

Hazlewood raring to go after simple tweak

premium_icon Hazlewood raring to go after simple tweak

The silver lining of missing World Cup selection for Aussie bowling ace Josh Hazlewood was to spend time doing something ultra important for the longevity of his...

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