Cricket

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Warner blasts back in IPL return

Warner blasts back in IPL return

David Warner was a bundle of nerves upon his IPL return but it didn’t show in Kolkata in a 53-ball blitz that was a clear signal to World Cup selectors.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Pirates reach decider after a nervous start

premium_icon Pirates reach decider after a nervous start

TENSE win for Lennox Head after recovery from a top order collapse in cricket semi

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Cavaliers have the luck of the English

premium_icon Cavaliers have the luck of the English

EXPECT some extra spice between Casino and Cudgen in cricket semi-final

Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

Smith clash that shook Aussie golden boy

JHYE Richardson vividly recalls the penny dropping after witnessing an extraordinary battle between Steve Smith and a teammate.

Under pressure: Aussie stars playing for World Cup spots

Under pressure: Aussie stars playing for World Cup spots

Only five ODIs are left before the hopes and dreams of several Australians are either realised or crushed at the World Cup selection table.

English cricketer blasts century off just 25 balls

English cricketer blasts century off just 25 balls

English cricketer Will Jacks went absolutely berserk for Surrey as he thumped 36 off one over in a display of cricket carnage never seen before.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Finch open to moving down order for World Cup

Finch open to moving down order for World Cup

Australian captain Aaron Finch says it “doesn’t matter” where he bats in the World Cup.

Illness rocks Aussie camp with Maxwell in doubt

Illness rocks Aussie camp with Maxwell in doubt

Australia’s plans for the first one-dayer against Pakistan have been complicated by a bout of illness for star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Pattinson to come off the leash

premium_icon Pattinson to come off the leash

Ashes hopeful James Pattinson is set to have his bowling restrictions lifted but his output will be monitored against South Australia.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

No let-up as Langer cracks whip

premium_icon No let-up as Langer cracks whip

The Australian team has already endured a hectic summer, but that didn’t stop coach Justin Langer from testing his players before another heavy stretch.

Cricket controversy: 'We don't normally kick up a stink'

premium_icon Cricket controversy: 'We don't normally kick up a stink'

WHEN Casino successfully protested a decision to call off last week's game, it propelled them into the league's second spot. But one team is not happy.

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Waugh hits out: ‘Hasn’t got a clue’

Cricket legend Mark Waugh has hit out at criticism of Australia’s selectors, saying they deserve more empathy than what’s shown by some fans.

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

‘It was our dream’: Cricket minnows notch historic Test feat

Afghanistan notched a historic maiden win in only their second Test match when they defeated Ireland by seven wickets in the one-off Test on Monday.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Tons of talent in LJ Hooker League

premium_icon Tons of talent in LJ Hooker League

FRESH Faces in FNC LJ Hooker League cricket team of the year

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

1806 runs, 100 overs: each state’s path to Shield final

Thanks to the Sheffield Shield’s bonus point system, every team is a chance of making the final. Of course, some teams have more realistic hopes than others.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Batting key for Cavaliers as they prepare for finals

premium_icon Batting key for Cavaliers as they prepare for finals

CASINO back in the cricket finals for the first time in six years

‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

premium_icon ‘Like we never left’: Smith, Warner welcomed back

Suspended pair Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back by the Australia squad one week before their ball tampering bans are set to expire

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Pirates captain set to jump ship after finals

premium_icon Pirates captain set to jump ship after finals

TALENTED skipper is leaving Lennox Head at the end of the cricket season

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Test team flees mosque shooting

Test team flees mosque shooting

The Bangladesh cricket team were forced to make a quick retreat from a Christchurch mosque they had been attending after gunshots were fired in the vicinity.

Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

premium_icon Series win closes rotating door for World Cup

Finally, after a historic series win in India and two years of tossing and turning, the Australian one-day team looks locked in for its World Cup defence.

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