Cricket

Sat 25 May 2019

Star duo give Aussie cricketers extra ring of confidence

premium_icon Star duo give Aussie cricketers extra ring of confidence

Steve Smith and David Warner are back with the Aussies, and rival batsmen better be on their toes with the pair fielding nearby

Ex-England spinner drops ball-tampering bombshell

Ex-England spinner drops ball-tampering bombshell

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has questioned whether the team's treatment of the ball in the field was legal during his international career

Fri 24 May 2019

Factions, frictions and a failure waiting to happen

premium_icon Factions, frictions and a failure waiting to happen

Sri Lankan cricket appears so dysfunctional at present that the 1996 champions may have sabotaged their chances of mounting any sort of World Cup challenge.

Captain responds to alarming Warner report

Captain responds to alarming Warner report

Aussie skipper Aaron Finch has straight-batted questions surrounding reports of security fears for David Warner and his family in England.

Thu 23 May 2019

Nine clarifies Slater’s World Cup gig

Nine clarifies Slater’s World Cup gig

Channel 9 has moved to explain the role Aussie cricket star Michael Slater will play in its World Cup coverage after he was booted from a Qantas flight

Smith stars as Aussies win tour opener

Smith stars as Aussies win tour opener

Australia has begun its UK tour in fine fashion, beating the West Indies comfortably in an unofficial practice match in Southampton

Aussie’s sickening World Cup scare

Aussie’s sickening World Cup scare

Usman Khawaja went to hospital after copping a horror blow in Australia’s win over the West Indies in a World Cup warm-up match.

Spinner is a sports star of the month

premium_icon Spinner is a sports star of the month

SCHOOLBOY open cricket captain wins junior sports star of the month award.

Wed 22 May 2019

‘To this day, the loudest fart I’ve heard’

‘To this day, the loudest fart I’ve heard’

Like one of his famous teammates, English cricket star Jimmy Anderson certainly didn’t hold back when writing the book on his career

The leap, catch and legend that shook the 2007 World Cup

premium_icon The leap, catch and legend that shook the 2007 World Cup

With six associate nations at the 2007 World Cup, fans took to Bermudan man-mountain Dwayne Leverock, who made the earth shake with a sensational catch

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