Cricket

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

Injury toll sways to Aussie advantage

AUSTRALIA is set for a big-name inclusion when they take on England in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, while the hosts have been dealt a double blow.

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

Australia’s opening riches causing headaches

AUSTRALIA may have improved with the bat in the second ODI against England, but serious questions over the correct batting order remain.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

Khawaja breaks silence on ODI dumping

ONLY two players have scored more domestic one-day runs than Usman Khawaja in the past four years, but the Queensland captain says he needs to do even more.

Australia plummet to 34-year low

Australia plummet to 34-year low

BACK-TO-BACK defeats have Australia’s ODI team at its lowest point since 1984 and, bar a remarkable turnaround in form, there is more unwanted history ahead

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Aussies bruised, battered but up for fight

premium_icon Aussies bruised, battered but up for fight

THE new-look Australian ODI team might be down 2-0 in series against England, but Tim Paine says there is reason for optimism going into do-or-die clash.

New ball-tampering row engulfs cricket

New ball-tampering row engulfs cricket

CRICKET appears to have another ball-tampering scandal on its hands after incredible scenes during the second Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies.

David Warner slammed over ‘set-up’

David Warner slammed over ‘set-up’

AUSSIE fans have rallied against Channel 9 and David Warner over the star’s refusal to say the words Australia wants to hear.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Afghanistan demolished in two days in its maiden Test

Afghanistan demolished in two days in its maiden Test

Afghanistan has suffered a baptism of fire in its first Test match, losing against the world’s best team, India, in only two days

Fri 15 Jun 2018

New player enters radio coverage of Australian cricket

New player enters radio coverage of Australian cricket

Cricket Australia has announced ABC Radio will increase its cricket coverage alongside a major new player in the game

Ponting shocked by ‘catastrophic’ failure

Ponting shocked by ‘catastrophic’ failure

RICKY Ponting has rejoined Australian cricket’s inner sanctum and opened up about the cheating scandal that rocked the sport.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

80-year cricket tradition killed off

80-year cricket tradition killed off

KERRY Packer went to war over it 40 years ago, now Aussie cricket has unceremoniously shut the door on one of its most iconic teams.

Lehmann hits out at sandpaper stunt

Lehmann hits out at sandpaper stunt

Darren Lehmann has hit out on social media in response to fans being handed pieces of sandpaper on their way to Australia’s ODI against England

Bats must fire up to back ‘exciting’ attack

Bats must fire up to back ‘exciting’ attack

Paine has backed bowlers to trouble England - but getting a viable total to defend presents a completely different challenge.

Spin strangles Aussies as Poms draw first blood

premium_icon Spin strangles Aussies as Poms draw first blood

DURING the Australian summer English spinner Mooen Ali played more like a tourist than a touring cricketer. But in the opening ODI against the Aussies at The Oval...

Wed 13 Jun 2018

‘Too many whispers’: Langer’s damning claim

‘Too many whispers’: Langer’s damning claim

JUSTIN Langer has given an extraordinary interview, gunning the Aussie cricket team’s “spoilt brats” and revealing Steve Smith’s biggest failure.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Khawaja and Renshaw stake claims for Ashes spots

Khawaja and Renshaw stake claims for Ashes spots

Usman Khawaja opened his county cricket stint with a century and recalled Test opener Matthew Renshaw plundered his third, staking their claims for the Ashes

Karl reacts to Nine’s ‘astounding’ call

Karl reacts to Nine’s ‘astounding’ call

KARL Stefanovic has exposed an awkward reality facing disgraced cricketer David Warner after Channel 9’s bold decision.

Langer opts for fresh faces to turn around horror run

Langer opts for fresh faces to turn around horror run

FIVE months after being thumped 4-1 by England down under, a new-look Australia aims get back on track in the one-day arena.

Coaching dream team inspiring new breed

premium_icon Coaching dream team inspiring new breed

ASHTON Agar says the combination of Australian legends Justin Langer and Ricky Ponting is working wonders heading into the opening ODI clash against England.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

Langer drops hints on big ODI selection calls

Langer drops hints on big ODI selection calls

THE new look of the Australian cricket team has become a bit clearer after coach Justin Langer dropped major hints ahead of the opening ODI against England.

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