Cricket

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Heat’s finals hopes hanging by a thread

premium_icon Heat’s finals hopes hanging by a thread

The Brisbane Heat’s Big Bash League finals hopes are hanging by a thread after an insipid 79-run loss to the Sixers in Sydney which was dotted by ineptitude.

Heat’s rivals line up to sign Million Dollar Max

premium_icon Heat’s rivals line up to sign Million Dollar Max

It can be revealed the Brisbane Heat are racing to lock up Max Bryant before he hits the open market.

Thommo tears into pace plans

premium_icon Thommo tears into pace plans

Former Test firebrand Jeff Thomson has put the heat on bowling coach David Saker to bring common sense back to Australia’s Test match bowling plans.

Chappell: Finch’s struggles give selectors a headache

premium_icon Chappell: Finch’s struggles give selectors a headache

As if the Australian selectors didn’t have enough concerns with the Test team, they now have a huge ODI headache leading into the World Cup: the captain.

Christian calls for BBL Indigenous Round

premium_icon Christian calls for BBL Indigenous Round

Melbourne Renegades star Dan Christian has asked Cricket Australia to introduce an Indigenous Round into the Big Bash League next season.

‘Selfish’ South African star slammed

‘Selfish’ South African star slammed

Hashim Amla made the most bizarre century as Pakistan won a one-day international for the first time while taking just two wickets.

Test hopeful’s timing couldn’t be worse

Test hopeful’s timing couldn’t be worse

Australian selectors were hoping for one of the CA XI top five to tee off against Sri Lanka but this wasn’t what they were expecting.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

NSW batsman scores second ton against Sri Lanka

NSW batsman scores second ton against Sri Lanka

NSW's Kurtis Patterson has made a second successive unbeaten century for a Cricket Australia XI against Sri Lanka in Hobart

Heat into WBBL final after final ball drama

premium_icon Heat into WBBL final after final ball drama

Sydney Thunder had seemed destined for a spot in the WBBL final as Nicola Carey sent the final ball against Brisbane Heat high and long towards the boundary

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Australia have suffered a blow to their bowling stocks for the Test series against Sri Lanka, with key paceman Josh Hazlewood ruled out due to a back injury

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Bushrangers, Australs hope to make up for lost ground

premium_icon Bushrangers, Australs hope to make up for lost ground

Both teams are hoping for a win after setbacks over the past few weeks

Legend’s grim Aussie WC warning

Legend’s grim Aussie WC warning

Australia must pick Steve Smith and David Warner for the World Cup regardless of how injured elbows will hinder their preparation, says Ian Healy.

Lights out at the Gabba! Heat BBL clash called off

premium_icon Lights out at the Gabba! Heat BBL clash called off

The ageing Gabba has suffered an embarrassing failure a week out from a day-night Test match after a power outage saved the Brisbane Heat from defeat.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Injury blow strikes down Warner

Injury blow strikes down Warner

Things continue to go from bad to worse for the Australian cricket team, with David Warner struck down ahead of his return.

Cricket carnage as Aussies blow it

Cricket carnage as Aussies blow it

Joe Burns, Matt Renshaw and Marnus Labuschagne have all butchered a golden opportunity to book their place in Australia’s Test XI.

Finch winds back clock in search for form

premium_icon Finch winds back clock in search for form

Aaron Finch has been studying footage of himself at his attacking best in a bid to find the runs to help secure a win for Australia in the ODI decider.

‘He goes straight in’: Ponting’s Pucovski tip for first Test

‘He goes straight in’: Ponting’s Pucovski tip for first Test

Australia’s most successful captain Ricky Ponting has tipped young gun Will Pucovski to earn his baggy green in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Aussie stars to light up Melbourne Derby

Aussie stars to light up Melbourne Derby

The return of Australia’s limited-overs stars has set the scene for a thrilling Melbourne Derby.

Warner injures elbow in possible World Cup blow

Warner injures elbow in possible World Cup blow

Australia World Cup preparations have been dealt a blow with David Warner believed to have injured his elbow in the Bangladesh Premier League.

Thunder looking to roll through semi

premium_icon Thunder looking to roll through semi

A refreshed Sydney Thunder is ready to roll through their semi-final, backing their consistent form throughout the season to take them to the decider.

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