Cricket

Mon 20 Aug 2018

England’s batsmen embarrassed by India

England’s batsmen embarrassed by India

ENGLAND cricket teams went almost 80 years without losing all 10 wickets in a single session. However, they have now done so three times in 22 months, including...

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Warner’s generous act of sportsmanship in Smith reunion

Warner’s generous act of sportsmanship in Smith reunion

DAVID Warner has been praised for an act of sportsmanship while fielding for St Lucia Stars against Steve Smith’s Barbados Tridents on Saturday.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

SHANE Warne is alarmed by a perceived lack of batting depth in Australian cricket, saying there are not six Test-quality batsmen in the country right now.

England coach calls on Stokes to say sorry

England coach calls on Stokes to say sorry

ENGLAND head coach Trevor Bayliss says Ben Stokes still has one thing left to do over the events which led to his eventual acquittal for affray.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

Foxtel to launch Australia's first 4k channel

AUSTRALIANS will finally be able to tune into next-generation television broadcasts later this year.

England leave out Stokes, jury to begin deliberations

England leave out Stokes, jury to begin deliberations

ENGLAND have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the third Test against India but Ben Stokes may be considered depending on the outcome of his trial.

Stokes not guilty of affray

Stokes not guilty of affray

England cricket star Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray by a jury — but his defence may rock the English dressing room.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

England enjoy lead over India at Lord’s

England enjoy lead over India at Lord’s

ALLROUNDER Chris Woakes struck his first Test century to guide England to a commanding lead over top-ranked India at stumps on day three of the second Test.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Stokes ‘could have killed me’, court told

Stokes ‘could have killed me’, court told

Ryan Hale, a former soldier allegedly knocked out by Ben Stokes, said the cricketer “could have killed me”, their trial heard. Hale has been cleared of affray

Lord’s 17-year-first leaves England and India frustrated

Lord’s 17-year-first leaves England and India frustrated

After a thrilling first Test, fans and players alike were left frustrated on day one of the second match between England and India

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Hazlewood and Cummins to miss Test series against Pakistan

Hazlewood and Cummins to miss Test series against Pakistan

Cricket Australia has announced star pace duo Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood will be unavailable to tour the UAE in October for the Test series with Pakistan

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Century-spoiling bowler gets comeuppance

Century-spoiling bowler gets comeuppance

A BOWLER in the Somerset cricket league has been hit with a huge ban after bad sportsmanship which deprived an opposing batsman of a possible century.

England mulling changes to cope without first Test hero

England mulling changes to cope without first Test hero

BEN Stokes’ trial for alleged affray has forced England to make yet another change to its evolving side that will take on India in the second Test at Lord’s.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

‘Disingenuous’: ICC chief calls out Faf on ball-tampering

‘Disingenuous’: ICC chief calls out Faf on ball-tampering

ICC chief Dave Richardson is not buying into talk that players are unaware what constitutes ball tampering, saying it's pretty obvious what is legal and illegal

Stokes ‘mocked gay couple’ before brawl, court told

Stokes ‘mocked gay couple’ before brawl, court told

England cricket star Ben Stokes mocked a gay couple before losing his self-control and knocking two other men unconscious in a street fight, a court has heard

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Smith dethroned: Kohli crowned as king

Smith dethroned: Kohli crowned as king

SHAMED Australian cricket captain Steve Smith has been dislodged as the highest-rated batsman in Test cricket after more than two-and-a-half years at the top

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Stokes trumps Kohli as England win thrilling Test

Stokes trumps Kohli as England win thrilling Test

BEN Stokes has taken the key wicket of Virat Kohli and finished with 4-40 as England beat India in the first cricket Test by 31 runs.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Brilliant Kohli rides luck to save India

Brilliant Kohli rides luck to save India

India captain Virat Kohli was the headline act again, making England pay dearly for two dropped catches to produce one of the great Test innings.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Kohli clear he has nothing to prove

Kohli clear he has nothing to prove

VIRAT Kohli says his one and only focus against England is scoring runs for India, with the skipper adamant that he pays no attention to his critics.

Why England’s ‘ridiculous’ gamble could be masterstroke

Why England’s ‘ridiculous’ gamble could be masterstroke

ADIL Rashid’s recall to the England Test team has drawn a chorus of disapproval from the side’s legends, but numbers show there may be method behind the madness.

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