Cricket

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Lord’s went deathly silent and Steve Smith lay on the turf after copping a sickening blow to his neck during the second Ashes Test.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Cricket icon Steve Waugh has opened up on the biggest issue staring Australia in the face and threatening to hurt their chances of Ashes success

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Fearless Lyon cracks everyone up

Fearless Lyon cracks everyone up

An England star outed Nathan Lyon’s sharp tongue as the Poms threatened to give as good as they got during the second Ashes Test

Thu 15 Aug 2019

The Rock heartbroken by cricket tragedy

The Rock heartbroken by cricket tragedy

One of the world’s most famous actors has been left heartbroken but inspired by the personal stories of Test greats Glenn McGrath and Andrew Strauss.

Rain ruins opening day at Lord's

Rain ruins opening day at Lord's

Day one of the second Ashes Test was a complete washout as rain frustrated both camps with its first significant impact on this series.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Smith one-liner embarrasses England

Smith one-liner embarrasses England

Steve Smith humiliated England with his bat in the first Ashes Test and he did the same thing with his tongue, according to a cricket legend.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Aussie golden boy’s incredible revival

Aussie golden boy’s incredible revival

The rise and rise of Pat Cummins has been extraordinary, beating the odds to go from injury-plagued prodigy to Ashes matchwinner.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Proteas’ ‘one of a kind’ legend announces retirement

Proteas’ ‘one of a kind’ legend announces retirement

South Africa’s Hashim Amla has announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing the curtain down on one of the country’s leading batting careers

Vegemite sledge creates ‘international incident’

Vegemite sledge creates ‘international incident’

A full-page ad in the UK press has sparked a “diplomatic incident” as Vegemite took on England with a cheeky Ashes message.

‘I’m getting better and better’: Hazlewood's Ashes warning

‘I’m getting better and better’: Hazlewood's Ashes warning

Josh Hazlewood has moved himself into the box seat for a recall if selectors rejig Australia’s attack for the second Test

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Smith’s secret Ashes practice routine

Smith’s secret Ashes practice routine

STEVE Smith’s commitment to his cricket is well known but it's how his wife helps that might be the key ingredient.

Australia crushes England in the first Ashes Test

Australia crushes England in the first Ashes Test

England has crashed to a huge defeat in the first Ashes Test after an incredible turnaround from Australia embarrassed the Poms.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

World reacts to ‘unbelievable’ Smith

World reacts to ‘unbelievable’ Smith

Steve Smith achieved something not even Don Bradman could as he continued a stunning Ashes Test that had the world in awe.

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Poms pile on: ‘Always cheating, Aussies’

Poms pile on: ‘Always cheating, Aussies’

Edgbaston was rocking on the most colourful day of the first Ashes Test as David Warner laughed along with his tormentors.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Ashes debacle now ‘beyond a joke’

Ashes debacle now ‘beyond a joke’

Cricket fans were roaring again when the second day of the first Ashes Test experienced similar problems to those that sparked earlier outrage.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Ashes handshake furore erupts

Ashes handshake furore erupts

England’s captain is reportedly “frustrated” at being blindsided by Tim Paine’s new handshake routine in a spicy precursor to the First Test.

‘A little weird’: Smith’s Ashes superstitions

‘A little weird’: Smith’s Ashes superstitions

Steve Smith has enjoyed a lot of personal growth since his ball-tampering ban. Unfortunately, that doesn’t include his famously quirky weaknesses.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

How Australia’s 18-year drought lead to Starc’s Ashes axing

How Australia’s 18-year drought lead to Starc’s Ashes axing

A change in philosophy as Australia searches for a way to end a dismal Test run in England could be behind a decision to drop Mitchell Starc, Allan Border says

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Bancroft blows Steve Waugh’s mind

Bancroft blows Steve Waugh’s mind

The Aussie cricket legend has been brought in as a special consultant for the Ashes and is raving about Cameron Bancroft.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

‘Losing it’: Langer reveals wife’s tears

‘Losing it’: Langer reveals wife’s tears

Australian coach Justin Langer has endured more turmoil in 14 months than any of his predecessors. He’s revealed the moment it all hit home.

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