Cricket

Thu 16 May 2019

Aussie stars’ secret World Cup weapon

Aussie stars’ secret World Cup weapon

Australia is in superb one day form, but the return of Steve Smith and David Warner will deliver one key element to World Cup success.

Wed 15 May 2019

Limited edition: Lynn dropped from Bulls contract list

premium_icon Limited edition: Lynn dropped from Bulls contract list

The Queensland Bulls have revealed their contract list for the 2019/20 season, and big-hitter Chris Lynn hasn’t signed on.

The most bizarre innings in World Cup history

premium_icon The most bizarre innings in World Cup history

In the first ever Cricket World Cup match, between England and India, Sunil Gavaskar carried his bat. It was not, however, in a winning cause. Not even close

Hazlewood breaks silence over World Cup snub

Hazlewood breaks silence over World Cup snub

Aussie quick Josh Hazlewood has revealed how “bitterly disappointing” it is to to be overlooked twice for the Cricket World Cup

Tue 14 May 2019

England expects, but will party be crashed?

premium_icon England expects, but will party be crashed?

England are World Cup hosts, the No.1 ranked side, the record-setting scorers. They have also never won a World Cup and are perennial underachievers.

A fielder who flew and the photo that changed his life

premium_icon A fielder who flew and the photo that changed his life

At the 1992 World Cup photographer Jim Fenwick captured “Superman’’ in an invisible green cape. Jonty Rhodes explains how the image defined his career.

Watson gives blood for the cause in IPL final

Watson gives blood for the cause in IPL final

A revealing photo and one very grateful teammate have combined to expose just how special Shane Watson’s final IPL act really was.

Cricket commentator’s feud turns filthy

Cricket commentator’s feud turns filthy

Renowned cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew has been exposed for sending foul-mouthed messages to a journalist in a ferocious spat.

Mon 13 May 2019

‘Kohli a better chaser than lemon after a tequila shot’

premium_icon ‘Kohli a better chaser than lemon after a tequila shot’

A batting line-up dripping in firepower; game-changers with the ball: India head to the UK as one of two clear favourites for World Cup glory.

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

Funny grip: Pom’s sus act cleared despite fan outrage

England bowler Liam Plunkett has been fully exonerated of tampering with the ball during the second ODI against Pakistan.

Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

premium_icon Giant-killing blow to World Cup defence

With Australia arriving in London for their World Cup defence, SAM LANDSBERGER answers seven burning questions as the world champs look to lock in best XI.

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Watson’s heartbreak in dramatic IPL final

Mumbai Indians won the IPL final on the very last ball for a sensational one-run victory against Shane Watson’s Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

Sun 12 May 2019

Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

premium_icon Massive blow as de Villiers brushes Big Bash

After signalling his intent to join the Big Bash, South Africa superstar AB de Villiers has turned his back on the competition in a major blow for the league.

Smith, Warner happy to be quiet achievers

premium_icon Smith, Warner happy to be quiet achievers

Steve Smith and David Warner are not allowed back in the driver’s seat for Australia. So they have taken a back seat.

Thu 9 May 2019

‘Elite’ Smith’s freakish physical transformation

premium_icon ‘Elite’ Smith’s freakish physical transformation

Steve Smith is in the “best physical condition of his life” with coach Justin Langer shocked by the former captain’s “elite-level” skinfolds.

ECB insist nothing dodgy about Ashes ball choice

premium_icon ECB insist nothing dodgy about Ashes ball choice

Australians are aware of the pitfalls of shaping cricket balls to work in your favour. But that hasn’t stopped England moving to shore up an Ashes advantage.

Barmy Army image savages Warner

Barmy Army image savages Warner

Life in England just got a whole lot more miserable for David Warner after war was officially declared by the relentless Barmy Army.

England's Ashes ball backflip trouble for Australia

England's Ashes ball backflip trouble for Australia

James Anderson and Stuart Broad have had a say in England’s decision to alter the cricket balls it will use for Test matches in the Ashes.

Wed 8 May 2019

Smith reminds us what we’ve been missing

Smith reminds us what we’ve been missing

Australia must climb an even higher mountain to win the cricket World Cup after a star player was forced out with injury.

Warner flops at top as Aussies struggle for runs

premium_icon Warner flops at top as Aussies struggle for runs

David Warner’s first knock as opener for Australia since his ball-tampering ban ended lasted a mere six balls as the Aussies took on New Zealand

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