Cricket

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Cricket greats mourn star’s tragic death

Cricket greats mourn star’s tragic death

Tributes have flooded in from the cricket world after the death of international and English County player Con de Lange at age 38

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Warner delivers yet another scorching knock

Warner delivers yet another scorching knock

David Warner continued his great World Cup warm-up with yet another half-century as the Sunrisers Hyderabad strolled to victory in their latest IPL clash.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Langer: Smith’s quality too good to ignore

premium_icon Langer: Smith’s quality too good to ignore

Steve Smith’s standing as an “all-time great of Australian cricket” has cost Peter Handscomb his shot at World Cup glory.

World Cup scenario Aussies aren't ready for: Healy

World Cup scenario Aussies aren't ready for: Healy

Australia’s decision to not pick a back-up wicketkeeper at the World Cup has the potential to backfire spectacularly in the face of selectors, Ian Healy says

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Selectors keep faith in Carey’s safe pair of hands

premium_icon Selectors keep faith in Carey’s safe pair of hands

A move that comes with less risk that might be imagined.

The 15 Aussies aiming to rule the world

premium_icon The 15 Aussies aiming to rule the world

The final selections have been made and Australia have named a 15-man squad to defend their World Cup title.

Australia set to unleash Pattinson in Ashes battle

premium_icon Australia set to unleash Pattinson in Ashes battle

James Pattinson, Peter Handscomb and Marcus Harris all appear Ashes bound after being handed CA contracts.

Warner, Smith return: Australia World Cup squad confirmed

Warner, Smith return: Australia World Cup squad confirmed

Steve Smith and David Warner have been officially welcomed back to the international fold, Josh Hazlewood and Peter Handscomb miss out.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

India cricket chiefs’ power play puts Australia on back foot

India cricket chiefs’ power play puts Australia on back foot

Cricket Australia has reportedly been forced to postpone an ODI series on home soil as the result of the latest power play from Indian cricket.

Dhoni condemned for unthinkable brain snap in IPL

Dhoni condemned for unthinkable brain snap in IPL

Indian cricket legend MS Dhoni sparked incredible scenes when he stormed onto the field mid-match to launch an astonishing IPL protest

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Question that confused rape accused

Question that confused rape accused

Aussie cricketer Alex Hepburn, accused of committing rape during a sexual conquest, has told a court he presumed the woman was “enjoying it”.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Waugh’s shock call for Aussie Cup bolter

Waugh’s shock call for Aussie Cup bolter

An unheralded youngster who’s played only a handful of domestic 50-over games would be going to the World Cup if Mark Waugh had his way.

Smith: Warner has ‘p***ed a lot of people off’

Smith: Warner has ‘p***ed a lot of people off’

As David Warner’s explosive IPL form makes him a lock to open at the World Cup, a former Test adversary has warned the batsman’s ego will need to be managed.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Short over Khawaja: Warne names his World Cup squad

Short over Khawaja: Warne names his World Cup squad

Shane Warne has named his Australia World Cup squad and made the bold call to leave out one-day international cricket’s highest scoring batsman in 2019.

Locks, 50-50s and in firing line: Which Aussies are set to miss WC

Locks, 50-50s and in firing line: Which Aussies are set to miss...

National selectors are running out of time to solve the puzzle of Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad. Here, we’ve tried to make sense of the dilemma.

Warner whacks another big IPL score

Warner whacks another big IPL score

David Warner’s good IPL form has continued, racking up an unbeaten 70 for the Sunrisers to again remind Australian selectors of his World Cup worth.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Hazlewood ‘nervous’ over Cup call but insists he’s fit

Hazlewood ‘nervous’ over Cup call but insists he’s fit

Josh Hazlewood says he is close to full fitness and believes being given the chance to help Australia retain the World Cup would be perfect Ashes preparation.

Smith goes big in IPL

Smith goes big in IPL

Steve Smith’s return to top-flight cricket following his ball-tampering ban had been modest at best - until an unbeaten 73 sent a message to Aussie selectors.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Smith addresses fresh Bancroft scandal

Smith addresses fresh Bancroft scandal

Steve Smith has added his voice to the debate over the fresh controversy that’s rocked Cameron Bancroft after his return from his cheating ban

Thu 4 Apr 2019

The big question Aussie selectors have to answer

premium_icon The big question Aussie selectors have to answer

A key selection decision for Australia’s World Cup squad appears to have come down to a straight choice between Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb.

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