Cricket

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Aussies cop injury blow on eve of World Cup

premium_icon Aussies cop injury blow on eve of World Cup

The Australian team has received some bad news just ahead of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, with a key bowler ruled out.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

The gamebreakers who can lock spots in cricket finals

premium_icon The gamebreakers who can lock spots in cricket finals

SPORTS editor Mitchell Craig names the key men ahead of the Far North Coast LJ Hooker League cricket finals.

The Aussie bowler tipped to become the quickest of all time

The Aussie bowler tipped to become the quickest of all time

Tayla Vlaeminck shapes as Australia’s World Cup x-factor with former star Mel Jones declaring she can become the woman to break the 130km/h barrier.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Healy fails in alarming final Cup hit-out

Healy fails in alarming final Cup hit-out

Australia has survived a huge scare against South Africa in a final over thriller after star slugger Alyssa Healy’s form slump crashed to a new low.

Schutt playing by her own rules: ‘Who says what’s normal?’

premium_icon Schutt playing by her own rules: ‘Who says what’s normal?’

Megan Schutt is more than the top ranked bowler heading in to the T20 World Cup. She’s a trailblazer, a passionate, caring ‘rebel with a cause’.

Aussies steeled for inevitable backlash

premium_icon Aussies steeled for inevitable backlash

While the Aussies have ‘moved on’ from sandpapergate, Justin Langer acknowledges South African fans might have not.

Indian backflip after bitter Paine sledge

Indian backflip after bitter Paine sledge

India have finally come to the party with one of cricket’s newest innovations as Australia land some big concessions for the next summer’s blockbuster.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Concussion forces rising star out of Australia A clash

premium_icon Concussion forces rising star out of Australia A clash

Batting prodigy Will Pucovski is still feeling the lingering effects of a bizarre concussion he suffered in a clash earlier this month.

Cricket star hospitalised, game called off

Cricket star hospitalised, game called off

A Sri Lankan cricket star suffered a sickening blow to the head that saw shocked teammates rush to her side as she lay motionless on the turf.

Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

premium_icon Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

Indian fans are threatening a blue-out for the women’s T20 World Cup, with the Bharat Army ready to turn Homebush into Hyderabad

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Shield wrap: Teenage debutant shines, Tassie in strife

Shield wrap: Teenage debutant shines, Tassie in strife

Teenager Wil Parker was a shock inclusion but helped bowl the Vics into a strong position against NSW. Meanwhile, Tasmania’s top order was skittled yet again.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

How Candice saved David Warner’s career

How Candice saved David Warner’s career

David Warner was a cricket star on the rise, but his drinking and partying ways threatened to derail it all. Then Candice came along

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Kyly’s quick call on Michael Clarke split

Kyly’s quick call on Michael Clarke split

Kyly Clarke briefly spoke to media on her way out of a Bondi gym, in her first comments since her upcoming divorce was revealed

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Ricky Ponting has revealed what he believes led to Aussie cricket’s cheating scandal, saying one element of the team was “out of control”

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Healy ‘due a score’ despite untimely slump in form

premium_icon Healy ‘due a score’ despite untimely slump in form

Alyssa Healy endured a wretched run of form during Australia’s tri-series victory but skipper Meg Lanning is certain she will fire when the T20 World Cup starts

Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

premium_icon Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

David Warner and Steve Smith will return to South Africa with the backing of the entire squad, as they battle nemesis Quinton de Kock and his Proteas teammates.

Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

premium_icon Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

Rising Queensland cricket star Matt Renshaw will take a break from the game after the Bulls decided to drop him from their Sheffield Shield team.

Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

premium_icon Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

Tim Paine admits every series could be his last, but he has another Ashes in his sights

Run out: Michael, Kyly Clarke confirm divorce

Run out: Michael, Kyly Clarke confirm divorce

Former Aussie cricket captain Michael Clarke and his wife, Kyly, are set for a $40 million divorce after reportedly separating five months ago.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

‘Agonising’: Stoinis snubbed as Maxy stands down

premium_icon ‘Agonising’: Stoinis snubbed as Maxy stands down

Glenn Maxwell has made the “agonising” decision to pull out of Australia’s white-ball tour of South Africa as his big-hitting Stars teammate was again left out.

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