Cricket

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Is spin key to winning the Big Bash?

premium_icon Is spin key to winning the Big Bash?

Everyone has their own theory as Sam Landsberger breaks down every team in the competition and how they’re planning to conquer their opposition

King Kohli eyes century, silences Gavaskar

premium_icon King Kohli eyes century, silences Gavaskar

The normally unstoppable King of Indian cricket Virat Kohli had not made a half century against Australia in nine innings when he strode to the crease at 2-8, only...

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Terrifying Ashes hulk ‘heaviest ever’

Terrifying Ashes hulk ‘heaviest ever’

Shane Warne once labelled this England cricket star a “goober”. But he might be retracting that after peeking at his absurd Instagram account.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Harris a hybrid of legendary trio

premium_icon Harris a hybrid of legendary trio

The ghosts of openers past have morphed together to fix our future, with Test rookie Marcus Harris combining the best traits from Langer, Warner and Rogers in a...

Faith in Finch proves a top call

premium_icon Faith in Finch proves a top call

Aaron Finch may not be the finished product as an opener but at least he’s been given the chance to finish the job Justin Langer and captain Tim Paine.

Weekend of Fraser Coast sport washed out

Weekend of Fraser Coast sport washed out

The extended Christmas break has come early for Fraser Coast's cricket and softball players.

Big Billy ready to let fly for Strikers

premium_icon Big Billy ready to let fly for Strikers

Tearaway Billy Stanlake will answer Bree Lee’s call to fly first-class having forgotten what red-ball cricket feels like over a three-year hiatus.

‘Caught up in the hype’: Was India fooled by Perth pitch?

‘Caught up in the hype’: Was India fooled by Perth pitch?

India may have shot themselves in the foot by opting to go into the second Test without a specialist spinner.

Langer hopes Eagles fortune rubs off on Aussies

Langer hopes Eagles fortune rubs off on Aussies

Langer has made the unusual decision to change Australia’s home dressing room at Perth Stadium ahead of the second Test with India - and it’s down to an AFL...

Why India will just love Aussie ‘massive gamble’

Why India will just love Aussie ‘massive gamble’

Michael Vaughan believes the prospect of a seam-friendly pitch in Perth is a bold gamble by the Aussies which could backfire spectacularly.

Wife drops truth bomb on Starc’s haters

Wife drops truth bomb on Starc’s haters

It’s “personal” between Mitchell Starc and the Aussie cricket legends calling for his head. His wife has moved to shut them all up.

Bay cricketers to play junior state championships

Bay cricketers to play junior state championships

Queensland Junior Carnivals will be held across the state next week, with competitions in Rockhampton, Southport, Brisbane and Mackay.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Binga’s plea to Australia’s fast bowling cartel

premium_icon Binga’s plea to Australia’s fast bowling cartel

Former Test tearaway Brett Lee believes Australia’s pace attack should shelve the niceties and unleash some old-style aggression against India.

Kohli excited by green monster

Kohli excited by green monster

Indian captain Virat Kohli is looking forward to seeing what his in-form pace bowlers can do with the green pitch in Perth.

Meet the next big thing in Aussie cricket

premium_icon Meet the next big thing in Aussie cricket

Big things are expected of teenage Sydney Sixers opener Jack Edwards and not just because of his imposing height.

India’s chief destroyer out of second Test

premium_icon India’s chief destroyer out of second Test

India have been rocked by twin injury blows on the eve of the Perth Test, with star spinner Ravi Ashwin and veteran batsman Rohit Sharma both sidelined.

Starc nightmare waiting for India in Perth

premium_icon Starc nightmare waiting for India in Perth

Remember when Shane Warne criticised Starcy’s body language a few years ago and it really fired him up?

How Handscomb can cover his weak spot

premium_icon How Handscomb can cover his weak spot

Aussie batsman Peter Handscomb has a dilemma.

BBL legends setting Renshaw in right T20 direction

premium_icon BBL legends setting Renshaw in right T20 direction

Axed Test opener Matt Renshaw is out to prove he can be a Twenty20 star - and he’s getting plenty of high-profile assistance.

Secret videos reveal umpires’ no-ball disgrace

premium_icon Secret videos reveal umpires’ no-ball disgrace

Cricket’s credibility is on trial in the second Test following damning evidence that shows Australia were no-balled towards defeat in Adelaide.

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