Cricket

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Lyon’s Perth record is Aussies’ ace in the hole

Lyon’s Perth record is Aussies’ ace in the hole

Joe Burns is backing Nathan Lyon to emulate his heroics against India last summer at Perth Stadium and bowl Australia to victory against New Zealand.

NZ have the fighting spirit to make historic run chase

NZ have the fighting spirit to make historic run chase

Ross Taylor believes this New Zealand team has the fighting qualities to chase down a world record fourth innings total to beat Australia in Perth.

Smith brings in old teammate Boucher to coach South Africa

Smith brings in old teammate Boucher to coach South Africa

New Cricket South Africa director Graeme Smith has overseen the appointment of former teammate Mark Boucher as coach of South Africa on a four-year deal.

Ponting: Pattinson a must for Boxing Day Test

Ponting: Pattinson a must for Boxing Day Test

Ricky Ponting believes hometown hero James Pattinson is the man to replace the injured Josh Hazlewood if he is ruled out of the Boxing Day Test.

Craddock: Burns deserves to make it sixth-time lucky

premium_icon Craddock: Burns deserves to make it sixth-time lucky

Joe Burns has been dropped from the Test side five times and fought his way back to partner David Warner. R.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Paine opts against follow-on after Starc skittles Kiwis

Paine opts against follow-on after Starc skittles Kiwis

Mitchell Starc has claimed his third five-wicket haul in seven pink-ball Tests to have New Zealand all out for 166 and trailing Australia by 250 in Perth

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