Cricket

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Hartley brothers score more than half of team's total

premium_icon Hartley brothers score more than half of team's total

Frenchville players' hard work at training reaping rewards in games

Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

premium_icon Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

With time running out for Australia to get their ODI team together and build a squad capable of defending the World Cup there’s still a number of crucial issues...

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test selectors have handed an 11th-hour call-up to an in-form batsman despite insisting its squad for the Sri Lanka series was set.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

premium_icon Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

Joe Burns believes rookie Test batsman Will Pucovski will take to the game’s highest level “like a duck to water” .

Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

premium_icon Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

Queensland Cricket will launch a new bid to bring the first Test of the Australian summer back to the Gabba in a series of high-level meetings this week.

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

Aaron Finch hopes an enforced break from international cricket will help him to work through his technical shortcomings after a poor summer against India.

Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

premium_icon Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

James Faulkner fronts for Hobart on Monday night without the scars of its 2017-18 BBL final loss Adelaide.

Batsman puts on 'Warner-type performance' in T20 final

premium_icon Batsman puts on 'Warner-type performance' in T20 final

Entertaining decider comes down to last over

Edwards ‘not far away from a big one’

premium_icon Edwards ‘not far away from a big one’

Sydney Sixers teenager Jack Edwards admits nerves got the better of him when he joined the Big Bash.

Stars rule Renegades, eye finals

premium_icon Stars rule Renegades, eye finals

The Melbourne Stars chalked up their sixth consecutive victory at the Renegades’ home ground.

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

Rocky cricketer's role in Heat's thrilling semi-final win

premium_icon Rocky cricketer's role in Heat's thrilling semi-final win

Jess Jonassen's agony turns to ecstasy after teammate's heroics

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

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