Cricket

Thu 18 Feb 2021

Axed Test star survives ugly disaster

Axed Test star survives ugly disaster

Joe Burns has started the second half of the Sheffield Shield perfectly, bouncing back after the summer from hell saw him lose his Test spot.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Barrier Reef Big Bash round one postponed

Premium Content Barrier Reef Big Bash round one postponed

It’s early days for the Twomey Schriber Thunder, but top-order batsman Andrew Phelps is already thinking about finals.

Son of NRL gun pitch perfect in his own sport

Premium Content Son of NRL gun pitch perfect in his own sport

He’s the son of a NRL gun who would play imaginary Test cricket matches in the backyard as a kid. Now he’s making his own mark with head turning displays.

Aussie stars want Ricky Ponting’s world record

Aussie stars want Ricky Ponting’s world record

Revelations in a new documentary show how Australia recovered from nervous early wobbles to shock the world in 2020. Now they are steeled to do it again.

Wed 10 Feb 2021

South Africa blew deadlines as tour hung in balance

Premium Content South Africa blew deadlines as tour hung in balance

Cricket Australia insist they didn’t leave South Africa at the altar and only pulled the plug on next month’s Test tour after every possible alternative had been...

Sun 7 Feb 2021

‘Unbelievable’: Records tumble in miracle

‘Unbelievable’: Records tumble in miracle

An unknown debutant has stunned the cricket world by pummelling a double century to help the West Indies chase down a record target.

Fri 5 Feb 2021

‘It’s pathetic’: Big Bash fad has to go

‘It’s pathetic’: Big Bash fad has to go

Wild scenes before the start of last night’s Big Bash final had fans united in their belief a pre-match gimmick should be abandoned.

Thu 4 Feb 2021

Why Sixers BBL title charge just got that little bit harder

Why Sixers BBL title charge just got that little bit harder

Sydney Sixers may have broken one major hoodoo but that has inadvertently presented another as they look to capture back to back Big Bash titles this weekend.

Wed 3 Feb 2021

1-20: The best BBL players of all time

Premium Content 1-20: The best BBL players of all time

Ahead of the final in the BBL’s 10th season, we’ve named the best 20 players in the tournament’s history. Did we get it right? Take a look, then have your say.

Savage backlash to Aussie bombshell

Savage backlash to Aussie bombshell

Cricket South Africa has delivered a scathing response to Cricket Australia’s decision to postpone the upcoming Test series due to COVID-19.

Snakes pay tribute to ‘super volunteer’

Premium Content Snakes pay tribute to ‘super volunteer’

Whether it was coaching, ground maintenance or picking up a bat- there wasn’t much that Dave Scarce wouldn’t do for his Caboolture Snakes.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Massive ramifications of abandoned cricket tour

Premium Content Massive ramifications of abandoned cricket tour

It was a three-match Test series Australia desperately wanted to go ahead, but in the end player safety in South Africa just became too difficult to guarantee.

Langer’s hard edge needs soft touch in cricket’s modern age

Premium Content Langer’s hard edge needs soft touch in cricket’s modern age

Cricket dressing rooms have changed since the tough era Justin Langer played in. And now he faces his biggest challenge as a coach, writes Robert Craddock.

Mon 1 Feb 2021

‘Awkward’ insight into Langer allegations

‘Awkward’ insight into Langer allegations

Justin Langer needs to change his ways or risk alienating his players even further, according to a veteran of Australian cricket.

Blown jock strap sparks humiliating end

Blown jock strap sparks humiliating end

Usman Khawaja had a blow out and never recovered as the Sydney Thunder were dumped out of the Big Bash finals in embarrassing fashion.

BBL controversy sparks thrilling comeback

BBL controversy sparks thrilling comeback

It was a moment that left Ricky Ponting fuming, but it also may have set the Brisbane Heat on the path to the BBL Challenger.

Sun 31 Jan 2021

Marsh cops hefty fine for BBL blow-up

Premium Content Marsh cops hefty fine for BBL blow-up

Mitch Marsh has avoided suspension but been hit hard in his hip pocket for his angry outburst at controversially being given out against Sydney Sixers.

Sat 30 Jan 2021

Report: Aussie stars fed up with Langer

Report: Aussie stars fed up with Langer

Murmurings of discontent emerging from the Australian dressing room claim players are fed up with Justin Langer after a draining summer.

Aussie cricket pest needs to be muted

Aussie cricket pest needs to be muted

Marnus Labuschagne may convince cricket fans to switch off the TV if he keeps up with his over-the-top antics in the BBL finals.

Cricket’s quirky system leaving Paine exposed

Premium Content Cricket’s quirky system leaving Paine exposed

It’s been 35 years since Australia hired its first national cricket coach yet the game is still working out who’s the boss writes Robert Craddock.

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