Cricket

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Alert Smith ’feeling good’ but time not on his side

premium_icon Alert Smith ’feeling good’ but time not on his side

While the Aussies aren’t ready - publically at least - to concede defeat in getting Steve Smith ready for the third Ashes Test, he remains a long shot.

Look who’s ready to resume his customary position!

premium_icon Look who’s ready to resume his customary position!

It’s only taken Steve Smith three innings to again take the ICC batting rankings by storm with the Aussie superstar pushing hard for top spot.

Risk factor set to keep Smith grounded for Leeds

premium_icon Risk factor set to keep Smith grounded for Leeds

Cricket Australia may not specify a return to play minimum, but their credibility in the new world of concussion management continues to be enhanced.

CA defend doctor’s call to allow Smith to bat

premium_icon CA defend doctor’s call to allow Smith to bat

Cricket Australia have defended the controversial decision of the team’s doctor.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Changes imminent as Paine’s patience wears thin

premium_icon Changes imminent as Paine’s patience wears thin

The name of Marcus Harris was quick to Tim Paine’s lips followingthe drawn Test at Lord’s, suggesting a possible top-order reshuffle for Australia in third Test

How do Australia fix their trouble at the top?

premium_icon How do Australia fix their trouble at the top?

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have failed to produce an opening partnership over four innings this Ashes series, and Warner's form is of particular concern.

‘I’m no cheat’: Root defends dubious catch

premium_icon ‘I’m no cheat’: Root defends dubious catch

Marnus Labuschagne’s face left little doubt what he thought after England captain Joe Root claimed a catch to remove the Australian batsman at Lord's.

Viral cricket sensation calls out Archer

Viral cricket sensation calls out Archer

Jofra Archer has been sending down thunderbolts too hot for Australia to handle — but maybe a Romanian would fare better.

Don’t count me out: Smith targets next Test

premium_icon Don’t count me out: Smith targets next Test

The short turnaround for the next Ashes Test gives him precious little time to prove his fitness but Steve Smith remains hopeful he can recover from his concussion...

World reacts to ‘terrifying’ Ashes weapon

World reacts to ‘terrifying’ Ashes weapon

Cricket has gone wild over a “frightening” new sensation who made his mark on the Ashes in the most brutal way imaginable.

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