Cricket

Wed 10 Apr 2019

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

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Who and when do Australia play at Cricket World Cup?

Who and when do Australia play at Cricket World Cup?

Australia defend their title at the Cricket World Cup in England. Your guide to who, when and where Australia are playing, as well as squad information

Mon 1 Apr 2019

‘Absolutely ludicrous’: Langer seethes

‘Absolutely ludicrous’: Langer seethes

Fuming Australian coach Justin Langer says cricket fans would not believe how furious he is over a report of disharmony in the dressingroom.

Langer: 15-man World Cup squad ‘obvious’

Langer: 15-man World Cup squad ‘obvious’

After an eighth consecutive ODI win, Australia has eight days to name its World Cup squad. So who is making the cut — and who misses out?

Warner breaks IPL record in statement to selectors

Warner breaks IPL record in statement to selectors

David Warner has sent Australia’s selectors a reminder of just what he can bring to the top of the order, notching his first century of the IPL season.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

World Cup nerves behind Cummins coming home

World Cup nerves behind Cummins coming home

On the back of six straight ODI wins to get serious momentum into their World Cup defence, the last thing Australia needs is any more injury concerns.

Siddle cuts through NSW to put Victoria on top

Siddle cuts through NSW to put Victoria on top

Victoria have taken control of the Sheffield Shield final, posting a first innings lead of 168 after Peter Siddle took five NSW scalps for 28 on day two.

Aussies fix flaws to emerge as World Cup force

Aussies fix flaws to emerge as World Cup force

The Australian cricket team has caught fire and announced itself as a major World Cup contender after vanquishing an horrific ODI record.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Richardson receives World Cup boost

Richardson receives World Cup boost

Jhye Richardson’s World Cup hopes have received a major boost with the young paceman not expected to require surgery to repair his dislocated shoulder.

MCC’s massive backflip on Ashwin ‘Mankad’

MCC’s massive backflip on Ashwin ‘Mankad’

After first backing the decision, cricket’s lawmakers have now said Ravichandran Ashwin’s ‘Mankad’ of Jos Buttler was not in the spirit of the game.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Former Aussie Test cricketer dies aged 71

Former Aussie Test cricketer dies aged 71

Bruc Yardley, who played 33 Test matches for Australia in the late 70s and early 80s, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Star explains Aussie dressing room bromance

Star explains Aussie dressing room bromance

Aussie weapon Marcus Stoinis has doubled down on his viral canoodling with teammate Adam Zampa that got the cricket world talking.

Shield shock: Axe looming in surprise final shake-up

Shield shock: Axe looming in surprise final shake-up

Veteran quick Peter Siddle in firing line as Victoria consider a surprise selection move ahead of their Sheffield Shield final showdown against NSW.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Legends’ doomsday sandpaper suspicions

Legends’ doomsday sandpaper suspicions

Aussie cricket legends Mark Taylor, Ian Chappell and Ian Healy have voiced their private fears about the buried truth of the ball-tampering scandal.

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