Cricket

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Ellyse Perry to beat the males to 100 T20 internationals

Ellyse Perry to beat the males to 100 T20 internationals

Ellyse Perry will tomorrow become the first Australian and fifth male or female player from anywhere to bring up 100 Twenty20 internationals

Master blasters out for revenge against in-form SA

Master blasters out for revenge against in-form SA

There will be a point to prove for most of the Australian line-up when they take on South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 international on Saturday night

T20 Baxter Big Bash battles set to hit top gear

T20 Baxter Big Bash battles set to hit top gear

THE Baxter Big Bash T20 competition is back up and running, pitting every club against each other in the top league (Norm Baxter Cup).

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Henriques smashes 152 after baring soul

Henriques smashes 152 after baring soul

NSW have been bowled out for 279 in their Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland in Canberra after all-rounder Moises Henriques hit an aggressive 152

Cricket legends caught up in racy promo blunder

Cricket legends caught up in racy promo blunder

Channel 7 is under fire for an inexplicable approach that’s seen the network’s $450 million gamble launch amid potshots and laughter

Smith and Warner seal $2.4m returns from suspension

Smith and Warner seal $2.4m returns from suspension

Steve Smith and David Warner have retained their contracts in the Indian Premier League, which starts the same day their ball-tampering suspensions end

BBL SuperCoach: The 50 most popular players

BBL SuperCoach: The 50 most popular players

Go with the crowd or hunt some PODs? We’ve crunched the numbers to determine the 50 most popular players in SuperCoach BBL.

Former Aussie bowlers show Hornets how it's done

premium_icon Former Aussie bowlers show Hornets how it's done

Experience is a quality that is developed over time but can immediately benefit those at the receiving end of defeat.

Steve Smith will have to change his Christmas plans

Steve Smith will have to change his Christmas plans

Steve Smith will have to change his Christmas plans after his road towards redemption hit a speed bump following a recent announcement.

Lyon urges restraint over exciting talent

premium_icon Lyon urges restraint over exciting talent

Debate is raging over whether Australian selectors should back in a youth policy to make the most of Steve Smith and David Warner’s bans.

Contenders, pretenders and bolters chasing Test spots

premium_icon Contenders, pretenders and bolters chasing Test spots

With three weeks until the Australian Test summer gets underway Justin Langer is in control of a team filled with holes — and a host of willing applicants with a...

Kohli vows to fight Aussie fire with fire

Kohli vows to fight Aussie fire with fire

Kohli says he is ready for a ‘fight’ if the locals want one this summer, while identifying the players who must lift if his side

Cricket crisis gets worse for snubbed Aussie duo

Cricket crisis gets worse for snubbed Aussie duo

Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell have both been dealt cruel blows after an already horrible start to the summer got even worse.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Aussie women leading the way

Aussie women leading the way

WHILE our male cricketers have not been setting the field alight, you can not say that about our female team.

"We're a big chance": Healy talks up men's World Cup hopes

"We're a big chance": Healy talks up men's World Cup hopes

Ian Healy has made a stunning proclamation about the Australian cricket team’s fortunes as it suffers through one of its worst ever periods.

Smith plans WC assault with Blues brothers

premium_icon Smith plans WC assault with Blues brothers

Former Australian captain Steve Smith spent lunch talking bowling with the NSW quicks and one topic sparked more interest than Smith’s leg-spin figures.

Pleasing Hornets effort boosts learning for T20 challenge

premium_icon Pleasing Hornets effort boosts learning for T20 challenge

"At the weekend, that was probably the first time we clicked as a bowling group.''

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Stars set to explode against India

premium_icon Stars set to explode against India

Australia’s guaranteed World T20 semi-final spot gives them a licence to attack their final group game against India as they fight for top seeding.

SuperCoach BBL study guide: Thunder

SuperCoach BBL study guide: Thunder

ON paper, the Thunder feature one of the hottest rosters in the Big Bash, including international stars Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Usman Khawaja and Pat Cummins.

Katich’s Test XI: New role for Finch in top-four shuffle

Katich’s Test XI: New role for Finch in top-four shuffle

Former Test opener Simon Katich has called for Peter Handscomb to be recalled to the Australian side for next month’s series opener against India.

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