Cricket

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Three wickets in one over has team in deep trouble in final

premium_icon Three wickets in one over has team in deep trouble in final

SEVEN wickets is rare in a 40-over a side cricket match, even rarer in a final.

Outfield catch and four wickets secured premiership win

premium_icon Outfield catch and four wickets secured premiership win

IT is rare for a player to hit a half-century without a four, it all happened in sixes on Saturday.

‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

premium_icon ‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

Suspended pair Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back by the Australia squad one week before their ball tampering bans are set to expire

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Test team flees mosque shooting

Test team flees mosque shooting

The Bangladesh cricket team were forced to make a quick retreat from a Christchurch mosque they had been attending after gunshots were fired in the vicinity.

Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

premium_icon Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

Finally, after a historic series win in India and two years of tossing and turning, the Australian one-day team looks locked in for its World Cup defence.

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

Ricky Ponting’s surprising Finch claim

AS debate around Aaron Finch continues to swirl, Ricky Ponting has made a bold declaration about Australia’s struggling ODI skipper.

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

Aussie cricket more confused than ever

A history-making win over India should be cause for wild celebrations, but Australia’s cricket conundrum has become more complicated.

Cricket team desperate to get Allora skipper out early

premium_icon Cricket team desperate to get Allora skipper out early

RESERVE grade teams match up for second successive year in Warwick grand final.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Pattinson fires Ashes warning

premium_icon Pattinson fires Ashes warning

Victorian firebrand James Pattinson has announced his Ashes claims with a blistering performance that bowled Victoria to a stunning outright win over NSW

Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

premium_icon Are Australia World Cup contenders again?

Australia’s sensational ODI win in India has revived hope of a successful World Cup defence, though questions remain. Here’s 11 things we learned.

CA brings Smith, Warner together again

premium_icon CA brings Smith, Warner together again

Steve Smith and David Warner have taken the first tentative step towards their personal rehabilitation after meeting as part of a mediation session.

Test cricket poised for radical change

premium_icon Test cricket poised for radical change

The Australian-made red Kookaburra ball could be turfed out of Test cricket if a proposal from the MCC world cricket committee is adopted.

Who makes way for Smith, Warner, what to do with Finch?

Who makes way for Smith, Warner, what to do with Finch?

Who Australia takes to the World Cup is as clear as mud after it overturned a 2-0 deficit against India in India to win 3-2.

‘Shades of Hayden’ about World Cup lock

‘Shades of Hayden’ about World Cup lock

Usman Khawaja was one of the most maligned batsmen during the Aussie summer but his magnificent form has left selectors no choice.

Australia ends two-year one-day series drought

Australia ends two-year one-day series drought

Aaron Finch reflected on an “unbelievable” achievement as the cricket world stood in awe of a momentous moment in Australian history.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Time running out for Hazlewood

premium_icon Time running out for Hazlewood

Australian spearhead Josh Hazlewood is up against it in his bid to be fit for the World Cup while Chris Tremain appears to have drop out of Ashes race.

Smith: I’ll be fit for World Cup campaign

premium_icon Smith: I’ll be fit for World Cup campaign

Recent elbow surgery sparked fears Steve Smith wouldn’t be able to throw the ball at the World Cup, but he is sure he’ll be fit for Australia’s campaign.

Shield carnage spells Ashes trouble

Shield carnage spells Ashes trouble

If the dominance of bowlers in the latest round of the Sheffield Shield is an insight into what we have to look forward to in the Ashes, batsmen should worry.

Ponting’s grim Smith, Warner warning

Ponting’s grim Smith, Warner warning

Ricky Ponting says Australia will need to be mentally prepared for a verbal barrage like they’ve never seen before at the World Cup.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Lehmann holds Redbacks’ hopes of Shield miracle

premium_icon Lehmann holds Redbacks’ hopes of Shield miracle

The Bulls are closing in aon a Sheffield Shield victory after Jake Lehmann dug in and helped the Redbacks avoid losing the contest in two days.

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