Cricket

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

premium_icon Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has been appointed to the board to help stop the infighting that is damaging the local game.

Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

premium_icon Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

Former Test opener Chris Rogers has warned Australia’s left-handed batsmen to be brave in playing the ball very late, or else risk being undone by the swinging...

Paine: ‘This game is like a sixth Ashes Test’

premium_icon Paine: ‘This game is like a sixth Ashes Test’

In his exclusive column, the Test captain reveals how the two Australian teams were selected and the spicy competition between teammates

Crash: Day a nudge left Aussie cricket on brink of civil war

premium_icon Crash: Day a nudge left Aussie cricket on brink of civil war

If history is anything to go by, the upcoming Australia v Australia Ashes trial is set to explode as best friends battle for a spot in the 16-man squad.

Test draw wraps up Ashes for Aussie stars

premium_icon Test draw wraps up Ashes for Aussie stars

As Australia wrapped up the women’s Ashes with a stubborn Test match draw in the UK, England’s coach has made a humbling admission.

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Warner’s message for new buddy Harris

premium_icon Warner’s message for new buddy Harris

Marcus Harris stepped in to the vacant spot left by banned opener David Warner last summer. And as the Victorian navigated Test cricket for the first time, Warner...

Battle lines drawn for Australia v Australia

premium_icon Battle lines drawn for Australia v Australia

Pat Cummins says they’ll be going hard at each other while Jackson Bird admitted ‘everyone is looking forward to it’

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Molineux rips in on Test debut

premium_icon Molineux rips in on Test debut

There is no better time in women’s cricket than right now but presently, only Australia and England play Test matches and that’s not enough to satisfy Test debutant...

Perry continues to have fun at Poms expense

premium_icon Perry continues to have fun at Poms expense

Ashes century-maker Ellyse Perry credits a more laid-back approach for her form surge but her ton may not be enough to secure a Test match win for Australia

Fri 19 Jul 2019

‘Serious breach’: ICC suspends nation from international cricket

‘Serious breach’: ICC suspends nation from international...

Zimbabwe was suspended from international cricket on Thursday because of government interference

Paine: All-Aussie game not just a Test shootout

premium_icon Paine: All-Aussie game not just a Test shootout

Paine says upcoming all-Australian tour game doesn’t necessarily define who will make the Ashes tour squad

Poms must fear magnitude of Aussie batting depth

premium_icon Poms must fear magnitude of Aussie batting depth

Ellyse Perry’s dominance of the women’s Ashes series looks set to continue with the Australia batter to begin day two of the Test in Tauntonclose to a second...

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Ian Chappell: ‘I’ve had intense cancer treatment’

premium_icon Ian Chappell: ‘I’ve had intense cancer treatment’

A lifetime of summers spent on cricket pitches has caught up with Australian Test great Ian Chappell.

Monster Ashes audition looms as Poms thwarts Aussie bowlers

Monster Ashes audition looms as Poms thwarts Aussie bowlers

Australia A draw with England Lions as final Ashes 2019 audition looms.

Aussie World Cup killer wins Ashes berth

Aussie World Cup killer wins Ashes berth

England is handing a Test debut to one of the men who destroyed Australia in the World Cup semi-final in danger signs for the Ashes.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Ashes selection tracker: who’s in and who’s out?

premium_icon Ashes selection tracker: who’s in and who’s out?

The 16 man squad to face England at Edgbaston on August 1 will come from 25 players in the UK. We rate each man’s chances of making the cut.

Wade rocked by Ashes injury scare

Wade rocked by Ashes injury scare

Matthew Wade has been forced to retire hurt from Australia’s tour match ahead of the Ashes after being struck by a short ball.

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Marcus Harris enhanced his claims for the upcoming series against the Poms while Kurtis Patterson and Tim Paine were also among the runs as Australia A closed in on...

Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

premium_icon Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

There is one spot available for a fast bowler in the Australian Ashes squad — and veteran quick Peter Siddle has picked the perfect time to take a swag of wickets...

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

premium_icon Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

EVEN when New Zealand call for rule changes in the wake of their World Cup final defeat they do it with a sense of decorum.

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