Cricket

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Russell hammers 41 off 12 to leave Maxwell in the shade

Russell hammers 41 off 12 to leave Maxwell in the shade

GLENN Maxwell was at his powerful best for the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, but his blazing knock meant little in the wake of a brutal performance from former...

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Finch puts hand up to lead World Cup charge

Finch puts hand up to lead World Cup charge

WITH Tim Paine far from a certain starter in the one-day and Twenty20 arena, Aaron Finch has put his name forward to captain the country in white ball cricket.

Finch’s lean start continues as Dhoni winds back the clock

Finch’s lean start continues as Dhoni winds back the clock

DESPITE a second consecutive golden duck for Aaron Finch and a brutal innings from MS Dhoni, Kings XI Punjab got home against the Chennai Super Kings.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Smith’s surprise TV lifeline?

Smith’s surprise TV lifeline?

FOX Sports and Channel 7 have promised a fresh approach to summer cricket, so will banned star Steve Smith get a gig?

Cheating cricket stars’ "abandoned" homes

Cheating cricket stars’ "abandoned" homes

PICTURES reveal the shocking state of some of Warner and Smith’s houses as they leave their multimillion-dollar properties to rot.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Nine set for $1bn cricket snub

Nine set for $1bn cricket snub

TELEVISION’S spiritual home of Australian cricket, Channel Nine, looks set to lose its broadcasting rights as Foxtel swoops.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Kohli crowned king, England women dominate Wisden’s top five

Kohli crowned king, England women dominate Wisden’s top five

Wisden Almanack has declared Virat Kohli the world’s leading male cricketer, and the cricketing bible’s top five has been dominated by the English women’s team

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Henriques defends ‘selfless’ Warner over ball tampering

Henriques defends ‘selfless’ Warner over ball tampering

AUSTRALIAN all-rounder Moises Henriques has leapt to the defence of David Warner, saying the opener was “selflessly” trying to help bowlers.

CA revamps contracts after axing tampering trio

CA revamps contracts after axing tampering trio

BALL tamperers Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft absent from Cricket Australia’s contracts list for 2018-19 as limited-overs stars dominate.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Flintoff: ‘We broke the rules too’

Flintoff: ‘We broke the rules too’

FORMER England captain Andrew Flintoff has issued a ball-tampering warning to some of his more vocal ex-teammates ‘don’t be chucking your stones lads’.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

Clarke could be on way back to play in baggy green

Clarke could be on way back to play in baggy green

MICHAEL Clarke has responded to a bombshell report claiming he may come out of retirement to wear the baggy green again.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Ponting: criticism of team culture overplayed

Ponting: criticism of team culture overplayed

THE widespread criticism of Australia’s cricket culture following last month’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa is exaggerated, Ricky Ponting says

Wed 4 Apr 2018

'I won't be challenging': Smith accepts 12-month ban

'I won't be challenging': Smith accepts 12-month ban

AXED Test captain Steve Smith has accepted his 12-month ban from international and Australian cricket.

Truth behind Smith’s confession

Truth behind Smith’s confession

STEVE Smith made life worse for himself by fronting the press after Cameron Bancroft was caught ball tampering, but why did he do it?

How horror tour left Lehmann’s bucket list in tatters

How horror tour left Lehmann’s bucket list in tatters

Before this disastrous tour of South Africa, the Australians and coach Darren Lehmann had a plan to retake the mantle of the world’s No.1 Test team

Tue 3 Apr 2018

‘Absolutely gutted’: Kiwis defy Poms

‘Absolutely gutted’: Kiwis defy Poms

ENGLAND’s disastrous summer took one final hit when they failed to topple a gallant New Zealand lower-order.

Waugh makes a huge statement

Waugh makes a huge statement

TEST selector Mark Waugh has taken an emphatic stance on Australia’s ball-tampering trio, in a clear sign for their future.

ACA wants bans reduced for ball-tampering trio

ACA wants bans reduced for ball-tampering trio

THE “extraordinary” responses by Australia’s ball-tampering trio should be factored into their bans, the cricketer’s union says.

Old habits will die hard: Proteas not convinced

Old habits will die hard: Proteas not convinced

SOUTH Africa opener Dean Elgar has questioned whether Australia can continue their charm offensive, noting and verbal spats are ‘human nature’.

‘Couldn’t give a s**t’: Kyle defends Intern Pete

‘Couldn’t give a s**t’: Kyle defends Intern Pete

KYLE Sandilands has lashed out at critics of Intern Pete, after he received a wave of abuse after Steve Smith’s emotional press conference.

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