Cricket

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Time for Australia to ignore 143 years of tradition

premium_icon Time for Australia to ignore 143 years of tradition

Australia could do worse than break with a long tradition and appoint a fast bowler as its Test captain.

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Aussie cricketer Shane Watson’s 1.2 million Instagram followers were shocked to see a series of sexually-explicit images posted to his account.

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Former Aussie cricketer Shane Watson has issued an apology to fans after his social media accounts were hacked and showed illicit photos of scantily clad women

Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

premium_icon Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

Achieving prizemoney parity for the World T20 is a stunning endorsement, and Ellyse Perry insists the Aussies are not taking the historic advancement lightly.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

‘I’m an idiot’: ‘Gutted’ Marsh speaks

‘I’m an idiot’: ‘Gutted’ Marsh speaks

Mitchell Marsh has revealed Australia coach Justin Langer told him he’s an “idiot” after the Aussie cricket star broke his hand while punching a wall

Paine backs Smith to captain Australia once again

premium_icon Paine backs Smith to captain Australia once again

Australian skipper Tim Paine says he’s not irked by speculation over Steve Smith’s captaincy prospects and is hopeful he will one day return to the leadership.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Marsh moment of madness may have Test ramifications

premium_icon Marsh moment of madness may have Test ramifications

Aussie selectors were desperate for Mitchell Marsh to put his hand up for Test selection but never would have expected him to thrust it through a wall.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Insane records in Shield farce

Insane records in Shield farce

The Sheffield Shield grudge match between South Australia and Victoria has finally been put out of its misery — but only after some stunning records.

Rare Smith failure gives Queensland hope

premium_icon Rare Smith failure gives Queensland hope

What are the odds of Steve Smith failing with the bat - twice? The world’s best batsman enduring a rare off match has given Queensland hope in Shield clash.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Starc odd man out as NSW bowlers rule

premium_icon Starc odd man out as NSW bowlers rule

With NSW spearhead Mitchell Starc struggling to make an impact, Queensland haven’t given up on a Sheffield Shield upset at the Gabba.

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