Cricket

Mon 17 May 2021

Cricketers return as other Aussies stranded

Cricketers return as other Aussies stranded

High-profile cricketers are among the first Australians to return home after being stuck in limbo when they were caught in India’s virus crisis.

Awkward reality of Bancroft’s tampering confession

Premium Content Awkward reality of Bancroft’s tampering confession

Cameron Bancroft ripped the scab off Australian cricket’s biggest wound and it has left several key players in an awkward spot, writes Robert Craddock.

Sat 15 May 2021

Explosive new ball-tampering bombshell

Explosive new ball-tampering bombshell

Cameron Bancroft has seemingly answered one of the lingering questions from the infamous ball-tampering saga which rocked Australian sport.

Thu 13 May 2021

Revealed: How IPL players plan to be home by Sunday

Premium Content Revealed: How IPL players plan to be home by Sunday

Final permissions and arrangements are in progress to get stranded Aussie cricketers home from India, possibly by this weekend.

Paine makes bombshell Steve Smith call

Paine makes bombshell Steve Smith call

Tim Paine received a rousing reception at a charity dinner on Wednesday after making a statement that shifts the landscape of Australian cricket.

Hussey seen for first time since COVID diagnosis

Premium Content Hussey seen for first time since COVID diagnosis

COVID-hit former Australian batsman Michael Hussey has joined other cricket stars to call on those Down Under to dig deep and support India.

Tue 11 May 2021

Hussey’s COVID setback as Chinese rocket shocks Aussies

Premium Content Hussey’s COVID setback as Chinese rocket shocks Aussies

Michael Hussey’s planned escape to Australia has been rocked by another positive test, while David Warner reveals details of a sonic boom that hit the Maldives.

Thu 6 May 2021

Aussie cricket stars escape from India

Aussie cricket stars escape from India

Australia’s IPL stars have been safely transported out of India, but one Test great remains stuck in the coronavirus-ravaged country.

How MacGill was caught in $2m ‘drug war’ crossfire

Premium Content How MacGill was caught in $2m ‘drug war’ crossfire

Stuart MacGill was allegedly caught in the middle of a feud between drug syndicates when he was kidnapped at gunpoint.

Plot thickens in Stuart MacGill kidnapping

Plot thickens in Stuart MacGill kidnapping

New details have emerged about the cricket star’s alleged abduction by a group including his girlfriend’s brother and a bikie gang associate.

Barty loses it over embarrasing blooper

Barty loses it over embarrasing blooper

All Ash Barty could do was laugh when she became the victim of a hilarious blooper that ruined the best moment of her Madrid quarter-final.

Bikie associate among cricket star’s alleged kidnappers

Premium Content Bikie associate among cricket star’s alleged kidnappers

The former Test bowler was allegedly kidnapped from a street in Cremorne by a group of four men, who were all arrested by NSW Police on Wednesday.

Wed 5 May 2021

MacGill’s troubled post-cricket life

MacGill’s troubled post-cricket life

From serving as Shane Warne’s understudy to an alleged abduction at gunpoint, Stuart MacGill has endured a tumultuous post-career.

Four arrested after Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped

Premium Content Four arrested after Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped

Four men have been arrested after former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped and threatened with a gun.

Trapped Aussie legend tests positive

Trapped Aussie legend tests positive

Australian cricket legend Michael Hussey has reportedly tested positive to coronavirus as he remains trapped in India.

Tue 4 May 2021

Trapped: ‘No perfect solution’ to Aussies’ IPL nightmare

Premium Content Trapped: ‘No perfect solution’ to Aussies’ IPL nightmare

With flights grounded until at least May 15, Australian cricketers are stuck in a COVID crisis and there’s no perfect way out of the mess, says Robert Craddock.

Cummins COVID fear as Slater blasts ‘government neglect’

Premium Content Cummins COVID fear as Slater blasts ‘government neglect’

Pat Cummins’ IPL side is reeling after two players tested positive to the virus, while Michael Slater attacked Scott Morrison for having ‘blood on his hands.’

‘How dare you’: Cricket great destroys PM

‘How dare you’: Cricket great destroys PM

Australian cricket great Michael Slater has unloaded on Scott Morrison, declaring the Prime Minister has “blood on your hands”.

Wed 28 Apr 2021

Star’s ‘absurd’ request amid virus tsunami

Star’s ‘absurd’ request amid virus tsunami

As India continues to battle a “tsunami” of coronavirus cases, an Australian cricket star’s bold request has been branded “absurd”.

How trapped IPL Aussies can get home

Premium Content How trapped IPL Aussies can get home

Australian cricketers are stranded in India and the PM hasn’t exactly been sympathetic about their plight, but there still may be a way home.

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