Cricket

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Sandpaper trio to rub up against each other

premium_icon Sandpaper trio to rub up against each other

The fractious relationship set to be tested with the trio to play their first match together since the dramatic Test in Cape Town last year.

‘One of the great ODI teams’: Waugh’s England challenge

premium_icon ‘One of the great ODI teams’: Waugh’s England challenge

Steve Waugh says England’s current ODI team could compete against any team from any era but need World Cup victory to cement their place in cricket history.

Smith, Warner to inflict World Cup revenge on Poms

premium_icon Smith, Warner to inflict World Cup revenge on Poms

It’s been 16 months since they were banned following the shambles of the sandpaper saga. And now Steve Smith and David Warner are primed to unleash their World Cup...

Sat 13 Jul 2019

England's cricket bad boy labelled an ‘absolute disgrace’

England's cricket bad boy labelled an ‘absolute disgrace’

A former Aussie cricket star has torn England World Cup hero Jason Roy to shreds, saying he should be banned from the final against the Kiwis

Legends back Alex Carey for Ashes call-up

Legends back Alex Carey for Ashes call-up

Alex Carey hopes his World Cup form will get him into the Ashes trial match later this month, but Steve Waugh and Shane Warne believe he can go one better

Fri 12 Jul 2019

‘Tough’ Carey to push for Ashes call-up

premium_icon ‘Tough’ Carey to push for Ashes call-up

After emerging as one of the finds of the Cricket World Cup Alex Carey is now eyeing a potential call-up as the Aussies eye the Ashes.

Finch admits Aussies were ‘completely outplayed’

premium_icon Finch admits Aussies were ‘completely outplayed’

Australia’s World Cup game plan failed at the crucial moment, with Aaron Finch calling out big players who failed to deliver - including himself.

Follow the leader? How Aussies will plan for 2023

premium_icon Follow the leader? How Aussies will plan for 2023

The semi-final defeat is still raw for Australia but the five-time champs won’t wallow — and instead might take a leaf from England’s book as it plans for 2023.

Warne’s golden boy hits horror low

Warne’s golden boy hits horror low

Shane Warne has been singing Marcus Stoinis’s praises but it’ll be hard for him to find a positive after the all-rounder’s horror World Cup.

The moment Australia’s title defence was lost

premium_icon The moment Australia’s title defence was lost

After a horror two years Australia had produced a remarkable turnaround to briefly firm as favourites to win this World Cup.

What Poms can teach Aussies before Ashes

What Poms can teach Aussies before Ashes

Every aspect of Australia’s failed World Cup campaign is set to come under intense scrutiny.

Player ratings: Smith digs deep, Maxi falls short

premium_icon Player ratings: Smith digs deep, Maxi falls short

Amid the carnage of a comprehensive World Cup semi-final defeat to England a few Aussies still managed to raise their games - just not enough.

‘Ridiculous’: World reacts to Cup disaster

‘Ridiculous’: World reacts to Cup disaster

Ex-England players and the UK press is absolutely delighting in Australia’s World Cup capitulation, dishing out sledge after sledge.

Furious England star goes ballistic

Furious England star goes ballistic

Despite playing a matchwinning hand and with the World Cup semi-final essentially in the bag, England’s Jason Roy exploded with rage.

England reach WC final with Aussie humiliation

premium_icon England reach WC final with Aussie humiliation

Australia's World Cup dream is over, after they were thoroughly destroyed by arch rivals England to lose their first-ever semi-final in the most brutal fashion.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Indian fans erupt over NZ’s illegal move

Indian fans erupt over NZ’s illegal move

A nailbiting World Cup semi-final has been thrown into controversy as Indian fans exploded over the moment they lost the match.

Big Show goes on as Maxi survives the chop!

premium_icon Big Show goes on as Maxi survives the chop!

Despite concerns over his issues facing the short ball, Australia has decided to trust in Glenn Maxwell to play a pivotal role in their World Cup semi-final.

The moment Maxwell ran out of World Cup lives

premium_icon The moment Maxwell ran out of World Cup lives

Australia has yet to lock down its team for the World Cup semi-final against England as coach Justin Langer mulls over a potential huge change.

Cricket world melts down in Cup stunner

Cricket world melts down in Cup stunner

New Zealand achieved the unthinkable against India as a remarkable World Cup twist had cricket fans on the edge of their seats.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Wade in: why gun batsman must face England

premium_icon Wade in: why gun batsman must face England

Matthew Wade has been seeing the cherry like a beachball for the past 12 months and would offer Australia a way of matching England in their World Cup semi.

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