Cricket

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Test team flees mosque shooting

Test team flees mosque shooting

The Bangladesh cricket team were forced to make a quick retreat from a Christchurch mosque they had been attending after gunshots were fired in the vicinity.

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

AS debate around Aaron Finch continues to swirl, Ricky Ponting has made a bold declaration about Australia’s struggling ODI skipper.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Shield carnage spells Ashes trouble

Shield carnage spells Ashes trouble

If the dominance of bowlers in the latest round of the Sheffield Shield is an insight into what we have to look forward to in the Ashes, batsmen should worry.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Back in the runs, Finch says it was only a matter of time

Back in the runs, Finch says it was only a matter of time

Australia captain Aaron Finch says it was a matter of time before he scored a few runs and it's vital he backs up his breakthrough ODI knock of 93

Aussies record historic ODI win

Aussies record historic ODI win

Usman Khawaja’s maiden one-day international century and incisive bowling from spinner Adam Zampa have allowed Australia withstand a Virat Kohli masterclass

Fri 8 Mar 2019

India youngster gets million dollar contract

India youngster gets million dollar contract

Upcoming India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has been shown the money by the BCCI, who have made him an instant millionaire

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Boof goes into bat for Finch ahead of World Cup

Boof goes into bat for Finch ahead of World Cup

Aaron Finch is running out of chances to prove himself ahead of the World Cup — but former coach Darren Lehmann says the skipper is a lock.

Why Smith and Warner won’t save our World Cup campaign

Why Smith and Warner won’t save our World Cup campaign

Ex-Test opener Ed Cowan has analysed Australia’s World Cup prospects — and it’s fair to say he’s somewhat underwhelmed

Wed 6 Mar 2019

‘It’s major’: World Cup disaster looms?

‘It’s major’: World Cup disaster looms?

A former Australian captain has sounded warning bells ahead of cricket's World Cup as the touring side struggles to deal with the elephant in the room.

Maddinson joins Bradman in two-man club

Maddinson joins Bradman in two-man club

Axed by NSW, Nic Maddinson is lighting the Sheffield Shield up for Victoria, pulling off a feat last achieved by Don Bradman 83 years ago.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Mitchell Johnson’s incredible change of pace

Mitchell Johnson’s incredible change of pace

He used to terrorise opponents by scorching the pitch with lightning bolts, but now Mitchell Johnson can be found burning the rubber.

Final spots all but sewn up

Final spots all but sewn up

In the weekend's cricket fixtures, Valleys ventured to Shirley Park inTenterfield and got the job done, while RSL thrashed Wanderers.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Perry steers Aussies to clean sweep

Perry steers Aussies to clean sweep

Australia has torched New Zealand in the third one-dayer to sweep their series, with Ellyse Perry continuing her extraordinary form with the bat.

The biggest question hounding Aussie WC defence

The biggest question hounding Aussie WC defence

Despite his fine leadership skills, the pressure must be building on Aussie ODI skipper Aaron Finch after yet another failure with the bat.

Historic carnage cricket’s never seen before

Historic carnage cricket’s never seen before

Chris Gayle smashed more records in a historic display of pure violence that saw him reach new heights and reduce England to rubble.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

NZ in control against Bangladesh after declaring on 6-715

NZ in control against Bangladesh after declaring on 6-715

New Zealand are in command after the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Hamilton, where Kane Williamson has hit his second double century

'Boof' spills on huge coaching return

'Boof' spills on huge coaching return

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann has lifted the lid on his future in the game, following whispers of him speaking to cricketing big wigs

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Zany Aussie cricket photo strikes again

Zany Aussie cricket photo strikes again

The Australian cricket team are at it again, setting tongues wagging as several players found a way to spice up the latest team photo.

Forgotten paceman roars into Ashes debate

Forgotten paceman roars into Ashes debate

The Sheffield Shield has finally resumed, and it was the big names who put in the big performances — five things we learned from round seven.

Why Cummins has ‘lots to learn’ before World Cup

Why Cummins has ‘lots to learn’ before World Cup

Pat Cummins feels he still has plenty to learn ahead of the World Cup, despite being Australia’s single most important cricketer

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