Cricket

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Final nail in Stars’ sorry season, Heat’s aggressive push

Final nail in Stars’ sorry season, Heat’s aggressive push

THE Melbourne Stars had a horror BBL campaign that led to them finishing dead last with a pitiful two victories. Now the former glamour team’s best player is set to...

Proteas’ injury woes worsen after India’s T20 belting

Proteas’ injury woes worsen after India’s T20 belting

WITH the first Test against Australia less than a fortnight away, South Africa’s injury crisis has worsened — while things aren’t rosy on the park either, following...

Lynn: I can pull off something special

Lynn: I can pull off something special

MASTER-BLASTER Chris Lynn has warned his best is yet to come as Australia prepare for another Eden Park run-fest in the Twenty20 tri-series final against New...

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Tiny ground no barrier for buoyant Aussies

Tiny ground no barrier for buoyant Aussies

KANE Richardson says Australia’s bowlers wouldn’t be daunted by the task of returning to Eden Park where an astonishing 32 sixes were scored across 38.5 overs on...

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

A KIWI fan was forced to eat humble pie after his attempt to abuse Aussie D’Arcy Short went horribly wrong in Friday’s T20.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Sawtell T20 kings once again

Sawtell T20 kings once again

SAWTELL has claimed its second consecutive Twenty20 title after a 45-run win in tonight's final against the Coffs Colts.

‘Unlikely’: Stokes won’t be rushed back into action

‘Unlikely’: Stokes won’t be rushed back into action

BEN Stokes has finally been cleared for takeoff in his England comeback bid — but the controversial all-rounder won’t feature in the ongoing T20 Tri-Series. And...

Wed 14 Feb 2018

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Eden Park has been a nightmare venue for Australia. The Wallabies can’t win there while cricketers are showered with rubbish rather than praise. But Marcus Stoinis...

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

A decade after spinning Rajasthan Royals to the inaugural Indian Premier League, Shane Warne will head back to the club in 2018

‘Not guilty’ Stokes to join England tour

‘Not guilty’ Stokes to join England tour

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will join his England teammates in New Zealand this week after he appeared at a magistrates court on a charge of affray

Kiwis condemn England to another defeat

Kiwis condemn England to another defeat

England's hopes of qualifying for the tri-series final have nosedived following a 12-run loss to New Zealand in Wellington.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Smith ‘excited’ to return after low spell

Smith ‘excited’ to return after low spell

THE day after claiming his second Allan Border medal, Steve Smith will be back in the nets preparing for South Africa after conceding he was tired during a woeful...

Sayers gets the nod for Test tour

Sayers gets the nod for Test tour

Chadd Sayers has been added to Australia’s 15-man squad for the Test tour of South Africa, replacing the injured Jackson Bird.

Poor run chase proves costly in interdistrict final

Poor run chase proves costly in interdistrict final

HAVING fought back into the contest, Coffs Harbour's representative team let the interdistrict title slip through its fingers after a poor run chase.

JUNIOR CRICKET: Win points to bright future for Lower

JUNIOR CRICKET: Win points to bright future for Lower

LOWER Clarence made history when it claimed the North Coast title for the first time in 20 years.

Coffs Harbour proves too strong in Under-16 decider

Coffs Harbour proves too strong in Under-16 decider

UNDEFEATED minor premiers Coffs Harbour reigned supreme with a dominant 105-run victory over Clarence River in the North Coast Inter-District grand final.

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Standby Ashes bowler could ruin Sayers’ Test debut chance

Standby Ashes bowler could ruin Sayers’ Test debut chance

Chadd Sayers is the frontrunner to replace the injured Jackson Bird in the Test squad, but the South Australian swing king is far from a certain pick.

Aussie plan to recharge exhausted, under-fire Warner

Aussie plan to recharge exhausted, under-fire Warner

David Warner is out of form and looks fatigued — but Australia has a plan to put the spark back into their explosive batting star

Sun 11 Feb 2018

Smith and Perry huge favourites on cricket’s big night

Smith and Perry huge favourites on cricket’s big night

Steve Smith is an unbackable favourite to win his second Allan Border Medal on Monday night, ending David Warner’s two-year reign as Australia’s best player

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Vital points could set up season

Vital points could set up season

DIGGERS has the chance to cement itself in second place on the table this afternoon in an important match against Nana Glen.

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