Cricket

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Allan Border has added his voice to the growing chorus calling for Glenn Maxwell to be moved up the Australian order in ODI cricket.

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Australia have posted a total of 5-288 in their first ODI against India at the SCG, where three batsmen passed 50 and Marcus Stoinis smacked an unbeaten 47

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

The Proteas collapsed, losing 7-33 as Pakistan came soaring back in the match on day one of the third Test at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Someone call Adam Sandler because we might just have found a real-life Billy Madison in former England cricketer Monty Panesar

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya ordered home to face the music by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, after the duo's inappropriate comments about women

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Australian cricket is about to get a much-needed boost if you listen to a former star who is glowing about our next Ricky Ponting.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Wicketkeeper Alex Carey has been promoted to open the batting in a new-look Australian ODI side, and Nathan Lyon has been picked ahead of Adam Zampa

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

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