Cricket

Fri 11 Oct 2019

‘F*** you’: South African cricketers turn on each other

‘F*** you’: South African cricketers turn on each other

As Indian superstar Virat Kohli piled on the runs, South African stars have been caught in a heated on-field spat during the second Test

Big worry as Bulls top order flops yet again

Big worry as Bulls top order flops yet again

Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja and Matt Renshaw all failed to post the scores needed to convince Aussie selectors they must play in the first Test against Pakistan.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Redbacks shield season off to horror start

premium_icon Redbacks shield season off to horror start

South Australia managed just one wicket on the opening day of Sheffield Shield season as Victorian batsmen Nick Maddinson and Marcus Harris racked up centuries.

Stanlake set to benefit in Shield opener

premium_icon Stanlake set to benefit in Shield opener

While David Warner, Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja hog the headlines, Billy Stanlake could benefit most from this week’s Sheffield Shield clash at the Gabba.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

English cricket hero Ben Stokes and wife Clare made unwanted headlines in the UK when this photo emerged after an awards night.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Starc content with rotation ... but Shield batsmen beware

premium_icon Starc content with rotation ... but Shield batsmen beware

Mitchell Starc faces a fight to be selected for the first Test of the summer. A battle that starts in NSW’s Sheffield Shield opener against Queensland this week

Aussies’ next opponents send warning with boilover win

Aussies’ next opponents send warning with boilover win

They lost 10 of their best players before a ball had been bowled and sit a lowly eighth on the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, but Sri Lanka has taken down Pakistan.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Aussie great warns against making Smith captain again

premium_icon Aussie great warns against making Smith captain again

Steve Smith’s Test leadership ban, following the Newlands scandal, expires next year, with many keen to hand him the reins once more.

Smith all smiles as Roosters create history

premium_icon Smith all smiles as Roosters create history

Australian cricketing great and passionate Sydney Roosters supporter Steve Smith was on deck to see his side create history at Sunday night’s NRL grand final.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Aussies must ‘get serious’ on spin

premium_icon Aussies must ‘get serious’ on spin

Nathan Lyon has been a star for Australia, but who’s next in line? A former Test tweaker has warned our selectors must give others a chance.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Aussie cricketer’s insane world record

Aussie cricketer’s insane world record

Cricket fans had to take cover as Australian superstar Alyssa Healy teed off in extraordinary scenes as the records tumbled.

Heat red-hot favourites after AB signing

premium_icon Heat red-hot favourites after AB signing

Brisbane Heat’s huge coup in signing South African superstar AB de Villiers for the upcoming BBL season has got one teammate in particular very excited.

Sydney Thunder land England powerhouse

Sydney Thunder land England powerhouse

A day after the Brisbane Heat landed the biggest fish in the T20 market in adding AB de Villiers, the Sydney Thunder have made a splash of their own.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Finch knock blasts Victoria to huge win

premium_icon Finch knock blasts Victoria to huge win

Australia ODI captain has won a six-hitting shootout against fellow superstar Usman Khawaja to blast Victoria to One-Day Cup victory over Queensland.

Which marquee man should your BBL team try to sign?

premium_icon Which marquee man should your BBL team try to sign?

Brisbane will pack serious batting heat in this year’s Big Bash League after signing up AB De Villiers. But there are other big names for franchises to target.

Superstar de Villiers drops BBL bombshell

premium_icon Superstar de Villiers drops BBL bombshell

South African batting wizard AB de Villiers will join the Big Bash this summer — but it won’t be with one of the traditional glamour clubs.

Aussie women rout Sri Lanka in T20 demolition

premium_icon Aussie women rout Sri Lanka in T20 demolition

Australia have absolutely annhilated Sri Lanka to seal their Twenty20 series in the most dominant fashion possible.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Broken finger to delay Turner’s national service

Broken finger to delay Turner’s national service

Ashton Turner’s bid to force his way in to the reckoning for Australia’s T20 and ODI squads has been derailed by an injury.

Sun 29 Sep 2019

Aussies off to strong start in Sri Lanka series

premium_icon Aussies off to strong start in Sri Lanka series

Australia’s women cricketers have beaten Sri Lanka in their opening T20 clash with batters from both teams posting identical big scores.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Aussies set own standards in pursuit of Cup glory

premium_icon Aussies set own standards in pursuit of Cup glory

Australia’s women’s team have named an unchanged squad for their T20 and ODI series against Sri Lanka.

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