Cricket

Thu 17 Jan 2019

'I train seven hours a day'

premium_icon 'I train seven hours a day'

Young, rising cricketer shares gruelling regime on the road to achieving his baggy green dream.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Tendulkar or Kohli? Why Little Master may soon bow to the King

Tendulkar or Kohli? Why Little Master may soon bow to the...

Go on, pick one: Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli? The latter is closing in on one of the Little Master’s batting records.

India level series on back of Kohli, Dhoni heroics

India level series on back of Kohli, Dhoni heroics

In a tale of two captains Kohli delivered another century masterpiece while Finch’s technical frailty casts a shadow over Australia’s World Cup defence.

Key posts return to help lift Hornets into first finals

premium_icon Key posts return to help lift Hornets into first finals

Brenda Tau was "seeing them like watermelons”, and combined with Sterre Kalis the returning Hornets pair provided much-needed leadership on Sunday.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

'Nice sunsets but bad flies'

premium_icon 'Nice sunsets but bad flies'

Cassidy Hammond enjoyed her first trip to WA for the U12 National Cricket Championships, but she was a little put off by some uninvited guests.

Maddinson opens up on mental demons

Maddinson opens up on mental demons

Victoria batsman Nic Maddinson has opened up about the mental demons that saw him take a break from cricket two years ago.

Ipswich get one back over rivals Fassifern

premium_icon Ipswich get one back over rivals Fassifern

Deanne Lawrie was left ecstatic after her side avenged last year's State Championships defeat to neighbouring rivals Fassifern at the weekend.

Sorry Justin, but that wasn’t a blow-up

premium_icon Sorry Justin, but that wasn’t a blow-up

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer’s battle mode during a media conference spoke volumes about his team’s surrender in recent Tests.

Fab five off to a positive start at Nationals

premium_icon Fab five off to a positive start at Nationals

While their teammates eased past Sandgate-Redcliffe back home, a handful of Hornets began preparations for the U18 National Championships in Bendigo.

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Former Nine commentator Mark Nicholas appears to have come unstuck in an awkward observation during the South Africa Test series

Short robbed of ton but deserves Aussie audition

premium_icon Short robbed of ton but deserves Aussie audition

While the umpires cost D’Arcy Short the summer’s first BBL century, the Hurricanes star has pushed his case to be in the World Cup frame for Australia.

Finch ready to explode: Carey

premium_icon Finch ready to explode: Carey

Alex Carey has backed Aaron Finch to snap a devastating form slump as Australia plots the ‘confidence boosting’ revenge against India

'His last seven scoring shots were all sixes'

premium_icon 'His last seven scoring shots were all sixes'

Ipswich are through to the Webb Shield final after a Cameron Wood batting masterclass helped the visitors to a narrow win over Toowoomba at the weekend.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Long road to World Cup for Thunder’s new recruit

premium_icon Long road to World Cup for Thunder’s new recruit

A rare commodity in T20 cricket because he opens the batting and the bowling, all-rounder Anton Devcich hopes to make such a big impression in the BBL that he wins...

Terror threat ends Pakistan tour hopes

premium_icon Terror threat ends Pakistan tour hopes

Government advice to avoid travel to Pakistan because of a “high risk” of terrorist attack is enough for Cricket Australia to rule out going there.

Wade rubbishes selectors’ loopy logic

Wade rubbishes selectors’ loopy logic

Leading Sheffield Shield runscorer Matthew Wade has again slammed Australian selectors after his shock Test snub.

Carey hoping to seek revenge

premium_icon Carey hoping to seek revenge

Young South Australian star Alex Carey is confident Australia can bounce back from the Test series disappointment and grab one-day series title against India.

Hornets split weekend T20s, finish eighth

premium_icon Hornets split weekend T20s, finish eighth

A big victory at home to Redlands was followed by a hard-fought loss to unbeaten Sunshine Coast as the Hornets ended their T20 campaign with plenty of positives

Matt Renshaw on cricket, family and mowing lawns

premium_icon Matt Renshaw on cricket, family and mowing lawns

Rising cricket star Matthew Renshaw has no doubt that Brisbane’s year-round sunshine has provided the perfect climate for his prodigious talent to flourish. T

Bash Brothers hit straps in huge win

premium_icon Bash Brothers hit straps in huge win

The Bash Brothers have sounded the Big Bash League a warning after leading Brisbane to a crushing win against the Renegades.

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