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Sun 18 Aug 2019

LIVE NOW: Hurricanes V Cyclones in Strike League

premium_icon LIVE NOW: Hurricanes V Cyclones in Strike League

The Strike League week three clash between Hobart Hurricanes and City Cyclones will be live-streamed right here on Sunday from 2:30pm.

Fab four? Root says hello, goodbye to elite status

premium_icon Fab four? Root says hello, goodbye to elite status

Joe Root is often put in the same bracket as Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson. On this evidence that’s a stretch. That and more from Lord’s.

Aussie legends condemn Lord’s crowd over Smith boos

premium_icon Aussie legends condemn Lord’s crowd over Smith boos

A trio of Australian greats have savaged the English crowd after booing Steve Smith when he returned to the crease after being struck in the head by a Jofra Archer...

‘Game on!’ Cummins’ final flourish on day of drama

premium_icon ‘Game on!’ Cummins’ final flourish on day of drama

The Lord’s Test is in the balance after 10 wickets and 266 runs on day four. But that doesn’t tell half the story, as Steve Smith is roughed up by Jofra Archer and...

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Lord’s went deathly silent and Steve Smith lay on the turf after copping a sickening blow to his neck during the second Ashes Test.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Cricket icon Steve Waugh has opened up on the biggest issue staring Australia in the face and threatening to hurt their chances of Ashes success

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Fearless Lyon cracks everyone up

Fearless Lyon cracks everyone up

An England star outed Nathan Lyon’s sharp tongue as the Poms threatened to give as good as they got during the second Ashes Test

Is Bodyline back? Short stuff gets Lord’s crowd fired up

premium_icon Is Bodyline back? Short stuff gets Lord’s crowd fired up

England have vowed to fight fire with fire after the hosts’ batsmen were peppered with a short-ball barrage at Lord’s, with the crowd voicing their displeasure.

Lord's lit up with stunning day of cricket

premium_icon Lord's lit up with stunning day of cricket

Eleven wickets fell on a seesawing day that saw classic catches, shocking drops, brilliant shots and a Dave Warner flop. Relive the moments that mattered.

Warner's flop sours great Aussie bowling effort

premium_icon Warner's flop sours great Aussie bowling effort

Australia’s fast start to the second Ashes test was slowed by Jonny Bairstow’s half-century that pushed England to 258 all out.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

The happy accident of Tim Paine’s captaincy

premium_icon The happy accident of Tim Paine’s captaincy

He rose to the office out of a dark period in Australian cricket, but Tim Paine has proved himself much more than a safe pair of hands.

Ageless appeal of Nathan Lyon

premium_icon Ageless appeal of Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon’s journey from apprentice groundskeeper to one of the world’s elite cricketers can be attributed to one key attribute above his natural talent.

Why Langer parked Starc for Lord’s Test

premium_icon Why Langer parked Starc for Lord’s Test

Day one of the second Ashes Test has been washed out but when play begins it is Josh Hazlewood and not Mitch Starc who will bowl and this is why.

The Rock heartbroken by cricket tragedy

The Rock heartbroken by cricket tragedy

One of the world’s most famous actors has been left heartbroken but inspired by the personal stories of Test greats Glenn McGrath and Andrew Strauss.

Rain ruins opening day at Lord's

Rain ruins opening day at Lord's

Day one of the second Ashes Test was a complete washout as rain frustrated both camps with its first significant impact on this series.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Smith’s incredible $12m cash windfall

Smith’s incredible $12m cash windfall

Australian cricket hero Steve Smith has shown his exquisite timing is not just reserved for the cricket field after a jaw dropping gamble paid off.

Starc, Hazlewood battle for Lord’s vacancy

premium_icon Starc, Hazlewood battle for Lord’s vacancy

Justin Langer has delivered on his pre-Ashes promise to rotate his fast bowlers, with Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc to battle for a spot in the Lord’s Test

Ashes bunny steps away from game

premium_icon Ashes bunny steps away from game

England all-rounder Moeen Ali will take a “short break” from cricket after being dropped from the squad to face Australia

Smith one-liner embarrasses England

Smith one-liner embarrasses England

Steve Smith humiliated England with his bat in the first Ashes Test and he did the same thing with his tongue, according to a cricket legend.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Wade 3.0: how losing the gloves revived a Test career

premium_icon Wade 3.0: how losing the gloves revived a Test career

Dropped from the Test side in 2017, Mathew Wade "knocked the door down" by focusing solely on batting and piling on the runs

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