Cricket

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Ricky Ponting has revealed what he believes led to Aussie cricket’s cheating scandal, saying one element of the team was “out of control”

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Healy ‘due a score’ despite untimely slump in form

premium_icon Healy ‘due a score’ despite untimely slump in form

Alyssa Healy endured a wretched run of form during Australia’s tri-series victory but skipper Meg Lanning is certain she will fire when the T20 World Cup starts

CA takes jab at Maxwell over tour withdrawal

premium_icon CA takes jab at Maxwell over tour withdrawal

Glenn Maxwell’s unusual call to stand himself down from national duty due to ­injury, rather than being ruled out by the team’s doctors, has rankled some at CA

Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

premium_icon Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

David Warner and Steve Smith will return to South Africa with the backing of the entire squad, as they battle nemesis Quinton de Kock and his Proteas teammates.

Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

premium_icon Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

Rising Queensland cricket star Matt Renshaw will take a break from the game after the Bulls decided to drop him from their Sheffield Shield team.

Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

premium_icon Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

Tim Paine admits every series could be his last, but he has another Ashes in his sights

Run out: Michael, Kyly Clarke confirm divorce

Run out: Michael, Kyly Clarke confirm divorce

Former Aussie cricket captain Michael Clarke and his wife, Kyly, are set for a $40 million divorce after reportedly separating five months ago.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

‘Agonising’: Stoinis snubbed as Maxy stands down

premium_icon ‘Agonising’: Stoinis snubbed as Maxy stands down

Glenn Maxwell has made the “agonising” decision to pull out of Australia’s white-ball tour of South Africa as his big-hitting Stars teammate was again left out.

Aussies claim tri-series after huge Indian collapse

premium_icon Aussies claim tri-series after huge Indian collapse

India looked to be cruising to victory in the tri-series final, but that all changed when they suffered a stunning collapse to hand Australia the title.

‘That shouldn't happen on a cricket field’

‘That shouldn't happen on a cricket field’

Meg Lanning was going to be run out by metres before an astonishing intervention from some on-field cables saved the skipper’s bacon.

Border weighs in on Warner win

Border weighs in on Warner win

Allan Border has weighed in after David Warner’s shock win on Australian cricket’s night of nights stunned plenty within the sport.

Calm down, Warner’s win is good for cricket

premium_icon Calm down, Warner’s win is good for cricket

Like it or not the batsman was a deserved winner in what is an imperfect system.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

WAGs to stay away from hostile South Africa tour

premium_icon WAGs to stay away from hostile South Africa tour

The wives and partners of Australian cricketers are set to stay at home when the side return to South Africa for the first time since ‘sandpapergate’.

England cricket immediately trolls Warner

England cricket immediately trolls Warner

No sooner had David Warner won Australian cricket’s highest individual honour, Stuart Broad and co were sticking the boot in

‘I didn’t turn up for Ashes': Medal winner’s stunning honesty

premium_icon ‘I didn’t turn up for Ashes': Medal winner’s stunning...

He failed to fire against the Poms but David Warner heads back to South Africa on Friday having recorded a significant moment in his second-chance career.

Vital change that could win war against no-balls

premium_icon Vital change that could win war against no-balls

Repeated front-foot no-balls going unpunished, until one gets a wicket, could become a thing of past after a call by the ICC ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup.

Marnus legend knows no bounds

premium_icon Marnus legend knows no bounds

Subbed in to the Ashes, Marnus Labuschagne has joined a list of Aussie greats by taking out a much sought-after award.

Warners steal show on cricket’s red carpet

premium_icon Warners steal show on cricket’s red carpet

Candice Warner and Steve Smith’s wife Dani Willis have made a glowing return to Australian cricket’s night of nights in Melbourne. SEE THE PICTURES

‘Horrendous’: Warner’s win stuns cricket

‘Horrendous’: Warner’s win stuns cricket

David Warner was highly emotional after claiming the Allan Border Medal but cricket observers had to point out the glaring gap in his year.

Renshaw linked to rival after shock axing

premium_icon Renshaw linked to rival after shock axing

Matt Renshaw has been axed from the Queensland Shield side, with the Adelaide Strikers currently in discussions with the batsmen for next season’s BBL.

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