Cricket

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Young Pope’s wonderball steals attention from Mennie haul

Young Pope’s wonderball steals attention from Mennie haul

FORGOTTEN Test paceman Joe Mennie cut through NSW in the Sheffield Shield clash in Adelaide But it was debutant spinner Lloyd Pope who stole the limelight.

Aussies come clean: ‘We took our foot off their throat’

premium_icon Aussies come clean: ‘We took our foot off their throat’

AUSTRALIA dominated the opening sessions on day one of the deciding Test against Pakistan but admit they didn’t go in for the kill.

The fight we wanted to see from the Aussies

premium_icon The fight we wanted to see from the Aussies

ALMOST two decades ago I, like many Australians, watched a special moment happen at Hobart against Pakistan in a test.

Labuschagne puts selectors in a spin over all-rounder slot

Labuschagne puts selectors in a spin over all-rounder slot

MARNUS Labuschagne’s performances with the ball against Pakistan are set to create a headache Australian selectors never thought they’d have.

Renshaw and company heading home early

Renshaw and company heading home early

WITH their hopes of playing a Test this series over, Matt Renshaw, Brendan Doggett and Michael Neser are heading home.

Lyon’s ominous warning to world cricketing nations

premium_icon Lyon’s ominous warning to world cricketing nations

NATHAN Lyon has declared his best bowling is still ahead of him after surpassing Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson on Australia’s list of all-time wicket-takers.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Lyon delivers record-breaking spell

Lyon delivers record-breaking spell

NATHAN Lyon has four first-innings wickets to leave Pakistan on the brink and move past Mitch Johnson on Australia's all-time Test wicket list.

Healy: Renshaw ‘not aggressive enough’ for Pakistan series

Healy: Renshaw ‘not aggressive enough’ for Pakistan series

MATT Renshaw is set to remain on the sidelines for the second Test against Pakistan but Ian Healy believes the opener remains firmly in the Test equation.

Waugh: Slater clone can reignite Australia

premium_icon Waugh: Slater clone can reignite Australia

MARK Waugh witnessed the power of Michael Slater first hand and he believes Finch could become Australia’s new powder keg at the top of the order.

Maxwell is victim of own talent

premium_icon Maxwell is victim of own talent

TEST hopeful Glenn Maxwell faces a Catch-22 this summer with so many matches for his country. The problem being they are all using the wrong coloured ball.

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