Cricket

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Handscomb bats away JLT knockers

Handscomb bats away JLT knockers

SOME have been critical of the format of the new domestic one-day competition, but Victorian star Peter Handscomb says the tournament has done its job.

218 balls: Starc’s unwanted career first in Dubai desert

218 balls: Starc’s unwanted career first in Dubai desert

Mitchell Starc entered uncharted territory in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai, enduring the longest wait of his career.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

‘You feel invincible’: What it’s like to get a baggy green

‘You feel invincible’: What it’s like to get a baggy green

AUSTRALIA’S Test team have begun a new chapter under captain Tim Paine and coach Justin Langer, and it began with the handing out of three new baggy greens.

Handscomb to the rescue as Vics stun WA

Handscomb to the rescue as Vics stun WA

TWO sixes from leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed then four wickets from batsman Nic Maddinson proved crucial role reversals as Victoria powered into the JLT Cup final.

Candice Warner: David’s ‘bad days are really bad’

Candice Warner: David’s ‘bad days are really bad’

DAVID Warner’s wife Candice has opened up on how Australian cricket’s ball tampering scandal is still affecting her family.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Bancroft fails with bat in grade cricket return

Bancroft fails with bat in grade cricket return

Cameron Bancroft had a great day in the field but couldn't match it with a substantial innings in his grade cricket return following the ball-tampering scandal.

Australia weigh up 40-year first against Pakistan

Australia weigh up 40-year first against Pakistan

For the first time since World Series Cricket, Australia looks set to debut four players in the one Test, but a late push from Peter Siddle may halt history

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Kerry Packer's secret Aussie cricket order

Kerry Packer's secret Aussie cricket order

The day Kerry Packer hijacked the Australian cricket captaincy through a telephone “hotline” has been revealed in a stunning new book

Aussies on notice as Sachin clone plunders debut ton

Aussies on notice as Sachin clone plunders debut ton

India's Prithvi Shaw has been compared to Sachin Tendulkar since he was 14, and the lofty parallels will intensify after his century on Test debut

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Warne’s booze session enraged Ponting

Warne’s booze session enraged Ponting

Shane Warne reportedly took part in an infamous “all-night sex session” during a key Test match. What he did the next day made Ricky Ponting furious

Warne spills on Playboy threesome

Warne spills on Playboy threesome

SHANE Warne, two 25-year-old models, two bottles of champagne, a pair of Playboy jocks and a hidden camera. What could possibly go wrong?

Warne slams Seven for ‘unforgivable’ act

Warne slams Seven for ‘unforgivable’ act

SHANE Warne has reignited the commentary wars by attacking Channel 7 and issuing a challenge to the stars of Ten’s Big Bash coverage.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Hazlewood calls out ‘scared’ Pakistan

Hazlewood calls out ‘scared’ Pakistan

New Australia vice-captain Josh Hazlewood has labelled Pakistan’s defensive tactics in the warm-up match is an indication they are "scared"

Why Warne and Hurley broke up

Why Warne and Hurley broke up

Shane Warne has admitted Liz Hurley’s relationship with her famous ex Hugh Grant made him “jumpy”, while revealing the truth about their engagement

Tue 2 Oct 2018

The most selfish player I played with: Warne stokes old feud

The most selfish player I played with: Warne stokes old feud

The feud between Shane Warne and Steve Waugh has been reignited by an extract from the spin king’s new book, in which he labels his former skipper selfish

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Records shatter: ‘Never seen anything like it’

Records shatter: ‘Never seen anything like it’

A “BERSERK” display from an ODI representative has humbled Australian history books, sending stars around the country into meltdown.

Langer’s first Test team takes shape

Langer’s first Test team takes shape

JUSTIN Langer’s first Test XI has become clearer after selections for Australia’s four-day tour game against Pakistan A were announced.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Afghanistan stands tall to tie with India at Asia Cup

Afghanistan stands tall to tie with India at Asia Cup

Developing cricket nation Afghanistan have ended their Asia Cup campaign on a high, tying with India in Dubai

Pakistan farce gives Langer spin headache

Pakistan farce gives Langer spin headache

Australia's bid for a morale-boosting Test victory over Pakistan have taken a serious blow, with their warm-up match reduced to a sideshow

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Legend mocks Warner for emotive return

Legend mocks Warner for emotive return

EXILED cricket star David Warner has come under fire from the Barmy Army and Kiwi legend Brendon McCullum for a moment of emotion in his comeback game.

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