Cricket

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Head to miss SA’s one-day opener

premium_icon Head to miss SA’s one-day opener

Axed Test batsman Travis Head has copped a second blow in a week with Cricket Australia asking that he be rested from opening Marsh Cup games.

Classy scenes from Ashes dressing room

Classy scenes from Ashes dressing room

Even on the final day of the 2019 Ashes, Australian and England stars were at each others’ throats. It was a very different scene in the dressing rooms.

Where should axe fall after Ashes batting flops?

premium_icon Where should axe fall after Ashes batting flops?

Aside from Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, no Australian top six batsmen can feel truly secure in their position in the side.

Archer ‘thought he could rip my head off’

premium_icon Archer ‘thought he could rip my head off’

Matthew Wade and Jofra Archer spiced up The Oval with a war of words and glaring contest.

Ponting reveals Aussie Test XI locks

Ponting reveals Aussie Test XI locks

Aussie legend Ricky Ponting has made a tough call on four Ashes heroes, identifying just seven players as “locks” for the First Test of the summer.

Paine savours moment but challenges side to improve

premium_icon Paine savours moment but challenges side to improve

Tim Paine is “thrilled” to be taking the urn home, but a drawn series and the over-reliance on a few key individuals leaves room for improvements.

The genius of Smith finally silences English boos

premium_icon The genius of Smith finally silences English boos

Steve Smith left the field at The Oval to the standing ovation his talent and resolve deserved.

Ashes ratings: Best since Bradman, worst in history

premium_icon Ashes ratings: Best since Bradman, worst in history

From the superhuman efforts of a genuine great, to the supersub who became a Test lock via a sub-par collective effort from an entire top order.

Australia’s incredible 113-year low

Australia’s incredible 113-year low

AUSTRALIA'S Ashes finished on a bittersweet note and one problem area throughout the series was brutally exposed again at The Oval.

Warner debacle officially worst ever

Warner debacle officially worst ever

DAVID Warner hit an unprecedented low Test cricket has never seen before as the Aussie opener finished the Ashes on a disastrous note.

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