Cricket

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Finch smashes seven sixes on way to 131 not out off 79 balls

Finch smashes seven sixes on way to 131 not out off 79 balls

Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch blasted his way to 131 not out to lead Surrey to a big win over the previously unbeaten Sussex in the Vitality Blast

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Pakistan batsman suspended after positive doping test

Pakistan batsman suspended after positive doping test

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been provisionally suspended and charged with violating anti-doping rules after testing positive for a prohibited substance

Kohli called out ahead of Australia tour

Kohli called out ahead of Australia tour

VIRAT Kohli may be the world’s best batsman, but that hasn’t stopped an Australian star bowling duo from tipping him to fail in Australia this summer.

They need help: Aussie bowling great says enough is enough

They need help: Aussie bowling great says enough is enough

GLENN McGrath has warned India could dominate Down Under this summer, unless something more is done to help Australia’s battery of quicks.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Struggling England captain tipped to get back into T20 side

Struggling England captain tipped to get back into T20 side

England coaching staff expect a positive response from Joe Root after the Test skipper's omission from the national Twenty20 side

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Turned up: stump mics to stay on as ICC cracks down on sledging

Turned up: stump mics to stay on as ICC cracks down on...

The International Cricket Council has declared war on verbal abuse, unveiling new penalties and allowing stump microphones to stay on throughout games

ICC announces huge new punishments for ball-tampering

ICC announces huge new punishments for ball-tampering

The International Cricket Council has adopted a much tougher stance on ball tampering, announcing sterner punishments for those caught cheating

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Bancroft says he, Smith and Warner are keeping in touch

Bancroft says he, Smith and Warner are keeping in touch

Banned Test opener Cameron Bancroft says learning Spanish, practising yoga, and doing charity work have all helped him move on from the ball-tampering scandal

Fri 29 Jun 2018

Touching act as Smith sizzles in comeback

Touching act as Smith sizzles in comeback

Former Australia captain Steve Smith has endured mixed fortunes in his return to cricket after the ball tampering scandal that rocked the sport

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Langer weighing up Paine’s future after dire series

Langer weighing up Paine’s future after dire series

After a horror series in England, new coach Justin Langer admits Tim Paine’s future in Australia's ODI side is up in the air

Tue 26 Jun 2018

Aussies eye T20 redemption after ‘unacceptable’ ODI loss

Aussies eye T20 redemption after ‘unacceptable’ ODI loss

AUSTRALIA might be in ODI freefall but it’s a different story in T20s. They have won six in a row and Alex Carey is confident they make it seven against Poms.

Mon 25 Jun 2018

Australia captain Paine undecided over ODI future

Australia captain Paine undecided over ODI future

HAMMERED 5-0 in his first series as Australia’s one-day international captain, Tim Paine is facing serious questions over his future in the side.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

Brutal sledge exposes Aussie truth

Brutal sledge exposes Aussie truth

JUSTIN Langer’s first series as coach of a damaged side has gone belly-up — and this cheeky English star is rubbing it in hard.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Warne: ‘What the hell ... What’s going on?’

Warne: ‘What the hell ... What’s going on?’

SHANE Warne was flabbergasted when he woke up to news of a history-making horror show that has rocked Australian cricket.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

AUSTRALIA is set for a big-name inclusion when they take on England in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, while the hosts have been dealt a double blow.

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

AUSTRALIA may have improved with the bat in the second ODI against England, but serious questions over the correct batting order remain.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

ONLY two players have scored more domestic one-day runs than Usman Khawaja in the past four years, but the Queensland captain says he needs to do even more.

Australia plummet to 34-year low

Australia plummet to 34-year low

BACK-TO-BACK defeats have Australia’s ODI team at its lowest point since 1984 and, bar a remarkable turnaround in form, there is more unwanted history ahead

Sun 17 Jun 2018

New ball-tampering row engulfs cricket

New ball-tampering row engulfs cricket

CRICKET appears to have another ball-tampering scandal on its hands after incredible scenes during the second Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies.

David Warner slammed over ‘set-up’

David Warner slammed over ‘set-up’

AUSSIE fans have rallied against Channel 9 and David Warner over the star’s refusal to say the words Australia wants to hear.

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