Cricket

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Memo selectors: 10 young batting bolters

premium_icon Memo selectors: 10 young batting bolters

SELECTORS have been urged to gamble on youth as Australia prepares to take on India and Sri Lanka on home soil. Here are the young batting stars to watch.

Report claims five Aussie matches fixed

Report claims five Aussie matches fixed

FIVE Australian cricket matches have been fixed, a report claims as part of a bombshell, global investigation into the sport.

Paine needs to bat higher: Warne

premium_icon Paine needs to bat higher: Warne

AUSTRALIAN spin king Shane Warne says Australian captain Tim Paine needs to bat higher and D’Arcy Short should open the batting in Test cricket.

Kohli’s ridiculous 2018 goes on with latest century

Kohli’s ridiculous 2018 goes on with latest century

EVEN by his own standards, Virat Kohli is doing jaw-dropping things in one-day cricket right now.

Infamous run out fails to dampen Marnus’ enthusiasm

premium_icon Infamous run out fails to dampen Marnus’ enthusiasm

EVERY battling team needs at least one Energiser bunny. Australia has that in Marnus Labuschagne.

Crocked Uzzy not giving up on India Test series

premium_icon Crocked Uzzy not giving up on India Test series

USMAN Khawaja will see a specialist on Monday and is resigned to being sent for surgery on the torn meniscus in his left knee.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Simpson on fire as Tinana chalks up a big opening win

Simpson on fire as Tinana chalks up a big opening win

Simpson started his season with a 39-run innings that, along with opener Paul Fredrickson's 22, steered Tinana to a seven-wicket win against Brothers Shamrocks

Taylor fires up at ‘toxic’ accusation

Taylor fires up at ‘toxic’ accusation

MARK Taylor has responded to claims he allowed Australia’s modern cricket culture to grow “under his watch” in a tense TV exchange.

No rest for Test bats as Shield form to prove pivotal

premium_icon No rest for Test bats as Shield form to prove pivotal

AUSTRALIAN batsmen will pad up for their states barely 72 hours after getting off the plane, desperate to stitch up a baggy green ahead of the first Test.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Langer offers Marsh a lifeline

premium_icon Langer offers Marsh a lifeline

Justin Langer concedes Shaun Marsh is under pressure to retain his spot in the Test team but the Australia coach is prepared to give the batsman another chance

‘Dreadful’: Warne calls for seven heads to roll

‘Dreadful’: Warne calls for seven heads to roll

Aussie legend Shane Warne has led the brutal reaction to Australia’s Pakistan car crash, calling for seven possible axings

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Should the Big Bash League consider a series for its final?

Should the Big Bash League consider a series for its final?

The premier Twenty20 competition is already one of the most exciting sporting contests in Australia.

Australian cricket hits new low in Asia

Australian cricket hits new low in Asia

AUSTRALIA were true to form, crashing to a staggering defeat which puts the Aussie record since 2008 amongst the minnows.

Kelsey will be ready to fire for Bushrangers

premium_icon Kelsey will be ready to fire for Bushrangers

It is just a matter of time until two-time Hervey Bay cricketer of the year Nic Kelsey fires.

Huge blow as Khawaja suffers serious injury

Huge blow as Khawaja suffers serious injury

ON the brink of a huge defeat to Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, Australia are now also set to lose a key contributor, perhaps the whole summer. . 

Mooney helps Aussies to victory over Pakistan at Malaysia

Mooney helps Aussies to victory over Pakistan at Malaysia

Played at Kuala Lumpar's Kinrara Oval, economic bowling from Australia's star-studded attack dismissed Pakistan for just 95 runs.

Warne drops Marsh bros in his Test XI

Warne drops Marsh bros in his Test XI

SHANE Warne has picked his Australia Test XI, calling for five changes from the side playing against Pakistan — and a new skipper.

Uzzy scare as star Aussie opener hurts knee

premium_icon Uzzy scare as star Aussie opener hurts knee

USMAN Khawaja was sent for scans last night with a decision to be made today on whether their batting linchpin will play any further role in the Test against...

Thu 18 Oct 2018

'Grand final for worst dismissal of all time'

'Grand final for worst dismissal of all time'

PAKISTAN batsmen Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq have been involved in one of the most bizarre run outs in history, even upstaging Marnus Labuschagne's effort. 

‘The craziest dismissal ever seen’

‘The craziest dismissal ever seen’

PAKISTAN had begun to turn the screws on Australia, but then a star batsman had a complete brain fade in truly bizarre scenes.

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