Cricket

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

FORMER captain Ian Chappell’s battle cry has been picked up by another former star as the Australian cricket blame game intensifies.

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Tasmania has responded with a telling revelation after Australia’s cricket selectors once again overlooked run machine Matthew Wade

Australia goes wild over cricket photo

Australia goes wild over cricket photo

Australian cricket players and fans lost it yesterday when this photo was unveiled, giving everyone a rare reason to smile in these dark times.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Six contenders emerge for Australia batting order shake-up

Six contenders emerge for Australia batting order shake-up

An opener with three Test tons and a veteran averaging 63.44 in the Sheffield Shield lead a strong list of contenders to replace Australia’s incumbents

Poms predicting Aussie Ashes doom

Poms predicting Aussie Ashes doom

Michael Vaughan is so confident of England dominating the Ashes he says the hosts don’t even need to prepare pitches that favour them.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Shane Warne’s ex shares secret to ‘letting go’

Shane Warne’s ex shares secret to ‘letting go’

Simone Callahan has revealed yoga helped “rehabilitate” her when her 10-year marriage to cricket legend Shane Warne broke down

Sat 5 Jan 2019

O'Keeffe slams treatment of Glenn Maxwell

O'Keeffe slams treatment of Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has more often than not been on the receiving end of criticism from cricket fans, one former Aussie has had enough

‘Up the creek’: grim numbers behind Shaun Marsh conundrum

‘Up the creek’: grim numbers behind Shaun Marsh conundrum

Shaun Marsh’s batting woes have stretched into 2019, leading to ex-Test players questioning whether Australia can afford to pick him for the Sri Lanka series

Collapse leaves Aussies facing potential follow-on

Collapse leaves Aussies facing potential follow-on

Australia have reached 6-236 at stumps on day three of the fourth Test, reducing India's leading to 386 runs but losing four wickets in the post-lunch session

Cricket Australia to give players a say on new manager

Cricket Australia to give players a say on new manager

Cricket Australia has vowed to adopt a consultative approach in its search for Pat Howard's successor, with player feedback to be part of the process

McGrath humbled by Kohli's pink support

McGrath humbled by Kohli's pink support

Glenn McGrath has thanked Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for showing support of the McGrath Foundation by displaying plenty of pink in the fourth Test

Tim Paine rejects claims of rift with bowlers

Tim Paine rejects claims of rift with bowlers

Tim Paine has rejected claims made by his own camp after the Aussies witnessed an “aggressive” blow-up inside their SCG inner sanctum

Harris takes Aussies to 1-122 at lunch

Harris takes Aussies to 1-122 at lunch

Australia have reached 1-122 at lunch on day three of the fourth Test to reduce India's leading to 500 runs, thanks largely to Marcus Harris' unbeaten 77

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Historic bloodbath in Aussie Test team's humiliation

Historic bloodbath in Aussie Test team's humiliation

Records fell like flies as the SCG crowd witnessed some stunning cricket carnage that wrote another dark chapter in Australia’s miserable summer

Aussies cricketers' dressing room blow-up revealed

Aussies cricketers' dressing room blow-up revealed

Australia's bowling coach David Saker says the day-one debrief with his charges at the SCG was aggressive and animated.

Warner speaks in wake of Smith and Bancroft interviews

Warner speaks in wake of Smith and Bancroft interviews

David Warner took a different approach when he faced reporters following finger-pointing interviews from Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft

Lyon ‘breaks ranks’, slams teammates

Lyon ‘breaks ranks’, slams teammates

A disastrous day in the field left Nathan Lyon furious — and he didn’t hold back in a his rebuke of the Aussie quicks and Tim Paine

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Another Pujara ton puts India in control of fourth Test

Another Pujara ton puts India in control of fourth Test

India have reached 4-303 at stumps on day one of the fourth Test at the SCG, where Cheteshwar Pujara's unbeaten 130 frustrated Australia's attack

‘It’s not fair’: New duo dropped in fire

‘It’s not fair’: New duo dropped in fire

Australia has decided on a wild shake-up of its batting order — and will ask a lot of recalled pair Marnus Labuschagne and Peter Handscomb

Wed 2 Jan 2019

India’s mind games over Ashwin availability

India’s mind games over Ashwin availability

India’s top spinner Ravi Ashwin was ruled out of the final Test against Australia before a backflip has left the door open for ‘The Bradman of bowlers’.

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