Cricket

Wed 21 Feb 2018

Second England star turns his back on Test cricket

Second England star turns his back on Test cricket

STILL only 29 years old, Alex Hales looks to have given up on a Test career, spurring fears for the red-ball format in England.

Second ever: Kohli surpasses greats of the game

Second ever: Kohli surpasses greats of the game

VIRAT Kohli has opened up a jaw-dropping gap on the ODI batting rankings and cemented his status as one of the game’s best ever multi-format batsmen.

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

AUSSIE skipper Meg Lanning’s return to top-level cricket will be complete when she leads Australia on their ODI and T20 tour of India next month.

Heat miss Stoinis, linked with Proteas star

Heat miss Stoinis, linked with Proteas star

THE Brisbane Heat have missed out on powerful all-rounder Marcus Stoinis for next summer’s Big Bash but have been linked to South Africa’s bowling beanstalk Morne...

Sixes and fours galore: Warner predicts runfest

Sixes and fours galore: Warner predicts runfest

DAVID Warner believes a score in the vicinity of 270 is entirely feasible at pocket-sized Eden Park when Australia face New Zealand in the Twenty20 tri-series final...

Tue 20 Feb 2018

‘It’s up to Steve’: Warner on T20 captaincy hopes

‘It’s up to Steve’: Warner on T20 captaincy hopes

David Warner has Australia on verge of becoming world’s No.1 ranked T20 team but says he hasn’t spoken to Steve Smith about taking over as full-time captain

Unheralded quick taking Sheffield Shield by storm

Unheralded quick taking Sheffield Shield by storm

Before this month Nick Winter had not played a first-class match. Now he has three five-wicket hauls to his name.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Queensland stay top after draw at the MCG

Queensland stay top after draw at the MCG

Queensland stay top after draw at the MCG

Final nail in Stars’ sorry season, Heat’s aggressive push

Final nail in Stars’ sorry season, Heat’s aggressive push

THE Melbourne Stars had a horror BBL campaign that led to them finishing dead last with a pitiful two victories. Now the former glamour team’s best player is set to...

Proteas’ injury woes worsen after India’s T20 belting

Proteas’ injury woes worsen after India’s T20 belting

WITH the first Test against Australia less than a fortnight away, South Africa’s injury crisis has worsened — while things aren’t rosy on the park either, following...

Lynn: I can pull off something special

Lynn: I can pull off something special

MASTER-BLASTER Chris Lynn has warned his best is yet to come as Australia prepare for another Eden Park run-fest in the Twenty20 tri-series final against New...

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Tiny ground no barrier for buoyant Aussies

Tiny ground no barrier for buoyant Aussies

KANE Richardson says Australia’s bowlers wouldn’t be daunted by the task of returning to Eden Park where an astonishing 32 sixes were scored across 38.5 overs on...

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Bulls eye improvement in tonight's T20

Bulls eye improvement in tonight's T20

HERVEY Bay's Nathan Hauritz admits you might not see the best out of him tonight.

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

A KIWI fan was forced to eat humble pie after his attempt to abuse Aussie D’Arcy Short went horribly wrong in Friday’s T20.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

‘Unlikely’: Stokes won’t be rushed back into action

‘Unlikely’: Stokes won’t be rushed back into action

BEN Stokes has finally been cleared for takeoff in his England comeback bid — but the controversial all-rounder won’t feature in the ongoing T20 Tri-Series. And...

Wed 14 Feb 2018

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Eden Park has been a nightmare venue for Australia. The Wallabies can’t win there while cricketers are showered with rubbish rather than praise. But Marcus Stoinis...

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

A decade after spinning Rajasthan Royals to the inaugural Indian Premier League, Shane Warne will head back to the club in 2018

‘Not guilty’ Stokes to join England tour

‘Not guilty’ Stokes to join England tour

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will join his England teammates in New Zealand this week after he appeared at a magistrates court on a charge of affray

Kiwis condemn England to another defeat

Kiwis condemn England to another defeat

England's hopes of qualifying for the tri-series final have nosedived following a 12-run loss to New Zealand in Wellington.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Smith ‘excited’ to return after low spell

Smith ‘excited’ to return after low spell

THE day after claiming his second Allan Border medal, Steve Smith will be back in the nets preparing for South Africa after conceding he was tired during a woeful...

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