Cricket

Sat 5 Jan 2019

O'Keeffe slams treatment of Glenn Maxwell

O'Keeffe slams treatment of Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has more often than not been on the receiving end of criticism from cricket fans, one former Aussie has had enough

‘Up the creek’: grim numbers behind Shaun Marsh conundrum

‘Up the creek’: grim numbers behind Shaun Marsh conundrum

Shaun Marsh’s batting woes have stretched into 2019, leading to ex-Test players questioning whether Australia can afford to pick him for the Sri Lanka series

Collapse leaves Aussies facing potential follow-on

Collapse leaves Aussies facing potential follow-on

Australia have reached 6-236 at stumps on day three of the fourth Test, reducing India's leading to 386 runs but losing four wickets in the post-lunch session

Cricket Australia to give players a say on new manager

Cricket Australia to give players a say on new manager

Cricket Australia has vowed to adopt a consultative approach in its search for Pat Howard's successor, with player feedback to be part of the process

McGrath humbled by Kohli's pink support

McGrath humbled by Kohli's pink support

Glenn McGrath has thanked Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for showing support of the McGrath Foundation by displaying plenty of pink in the fourth Test

Tim Paine rejects claims of rift with bowlers

Tim Paine rejects claims of rift with bowlers

Tim Paine has rejected claims made by his own camp after the Aussies witnessed an “aggressive” blow-up inside their SCG inner sanctum

Harris takes Aussies to 1-122 at lunch

Harris takes Aussies to 1-122 at lunch

Australia have reached 1-122 at lunch on day three of the fourth Test to reduce India's leading to 500 runs, thanks largely to Marcus Harris' unbeaten 77

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Historic bloodbath in Aussie Test team's humiliation

Historic bloodbath in Aussie Test team's humiliation

Records fell like flies as the SCG crowd witnessed some stunning cricket carnage that wrote another dark chapter in Australia’s miserable summer

Aussies cricketers' dressing room blow-up revealed

Aussies cricketers' dressing room blow-up revealed

Australia's bowling coach David Saker says the day-one debrief with his charges at the SCG was aggressive and animated.

Warner speaks in wake of Smith and Bancroft interviews

Warner speaks in wake of Smith and Bancroft interviews

David Warner took a different approach when he faced reporters following finger-pointing interviews from Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft

Lyon ‘breaks ranks’, slams teammates

Lyon ‘breaks ranks’, slams teammates

A disastrous day in the field left Nathan Lyon furious — and he didn’t hold back in a his rebuke of the Aussie quicks and Tim Paine

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Another Pujara ton puts India in control of fourth Test

Another Pujara ton puts India in control of fourth Test

India have reached 4-303 at stumps on day one of the fourth Test at the SCG, where Cheteshwar Pujara's unbeaten 130 frustrated Australia's attack

‘It’s not fair’: New duo dropped in fire

‘It’s not fair’: New duo dropped in fire

Australia has decided on a wild shake-up of its batting order — and will ask a lot of recalled pair Marnus Labuschagne and Peter Handscomb

Wed 2 Jan 2019

India’s mind games over Ashwin availability

India’s mind games over Ashwin availability

India’s top spinner Ravi Ashwin was ruled out of the final Test against Australia before a backflip has left the door open for ‘The Bradman of bowlers’.

Star player out of Sydney Test

Star player out of Sydney Test

India have confirmed Ravi Ashwin will miss the fourth Test because of a side strain, making it three games out for the star spinner.

‘Average’: MCG pitch dodges a bullet

‘Average’: MCG pitch dodges a bullet

The MCG has dodged a bullet from the ICC after a snoozefest wicket on Boxing Day drew the ire from fans in the cricketing world

Final race hots up in WBBL

Final race hots up in WBBL

The WBBL competition has reached the mid-point and all eight franchises are on the home stretch with a handful of games left per team in the competition.

Snubbed stars ‘not the blokes they want’

Snubbed stars ‘not the blokes they want’

An interesting comment from Justin Langer after Boxing Day sparked intense speculation over forgotten players on the eve of the crucial Sydney Test.

‘Best babysitter’ Pant meets the Paines

‘Best babysitter’ Pant meets the Paines

The action has been intense on the field but Aussie skipper Tim Paine may finally be able to take his wife out for that night out.

Lynn lashes out but can't save Heat

Lynn lashes out but can't save Heat

Whether it was Chris Lynn exploding at the crease, or a moment of madness from Justin Avendano - the Sixers had to work hard to chase down the Heat’s 165.

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