Cricket

Mon 23 Jul 2018

Pakistani gun shatters Viv Richard’s 38-year-old record

Pakistani gun shatters Viv Richard’s 38-year-old record

PAKISTAN batsman Fakhar Zaman sent records tumbling overnight after a series of devastating performances against Zimbabwe.

Astonishing hat-trick stuns cricket

Astonishing hat-trick stuns cricket

THERE was something very different about Jordan Clark’s history-making hat-trick that ruined two international captains.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

‘I’ll put my hand up’: Warner vows to make Test return

‘I’ll put my hand up’: Warner vows to make Test return

David Warner returned to Australian cricket on Saturday, before delivering his most extensive interview since the Cape Town ball-tampering saga

Thu 19 Jul 2018

All out for 67: Struggling ODI side’s ‘disastrous’ day

All out for 67: Struggling ODI side’s ‘disastrous’ day

ZIMBABWE set multiple unwanted records overnight after a woeful batting display handed Pakistan ODI series victory.

‘Most embarrassing thing I’ve ever done’: Root left blushing

‘Most embarrassing thing I’ve ever done’: Root left blushing

Joe Root had just hit a boundary to become England’s greatest ever ODI century-maker. What he did next gave him instant regrets

Wed 18 Jul 2018

BBL fixtures released: Christmas cricket looming

BBL fixtures released: Christmas cricket looming

CRICKET Australia has released the schedule for the monster 59-game Big Bash League season, with the Sixers and Thunder set for a Christmas Eve blockbuster.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Historic first announced for WBBL 04

Historic first announced for WBBL 04

THE Women’s Big Bash League will take a big step forward this season ahead of its shift to becoming a standalone tournament in 2019-20.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Cricket commentator turns matchmaker

Cricket commentator turns matchmaker

ENGLAND got the better of India during the second ODI at Lord’s, but it was a moment of magic in the crowd that won the day.

Finch’s stunning record-breaking rampage

Finch’s stunning record-breaking rampage

AAUSTRALIAN batsman Aaron Finch unleashed hell on some hapless bowlers as he went on a history-making spree for the second time this month.

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.

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