Cricket

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Sheffield Shield shake-up announced

Sheffield Shield shake-up announced

IN an effort to guarantee result in March’s Sheffield Shield final, Cricket Australia has announced it will trial the use of bonus-point system.

Lynn speaks mind on Maxie snub

Lynn speaks mind on Maxie snub

HE may be out to impress national selectors but Chris Lynn has still questioned their ‘odd’ omission of Glenn Maxwell for next month’s two-Test series against...

‘The team was very white’

‘The team was very white’

THERE’S not too many players who are as unflappable as Usman Khawaja. But it’s wrong to assume his progression to cricket’s pinnacle was as serene as his batting...

Bears are set to come out of cricket hibernation

premium_icon Bears are set to come out of cricket hibernation

CLUB aims to start again after not fielding junior teams last season

Wed 12 Sep 2018

McGrath gives Anderson his due

McGrath gives Anderson his due

Australia great Glenn McGrath says he has great respect for James Anderson after the Englishman replaced him as the most prolific pace bowler in Test cricket.

Time for the selectors to back the team they pick

premium_icon Time for the selectors to back the team they pick

SPORTS Journalist Shane Jones argues that players should be given more than one or two matches to shine in test arena

Bizarre moment Maxi learned of Test snub

Bizarre moment Maxi learned of Test snub

GLENN Maxwell has revealed the ironic moment he was told by national selector Trevor Hohns he was not selected in the Test squad to face Pakistan.

Aussies turn to teens for T20 Kiwi series

Aussies turn to teens for T20 Kiwi series

UNCAPPED teenage bowlers Georgia Wareham and Tayla Vlaeminck have been named in an Australia’s 13-strong squad for the three-match women’s T20 series against New...

Faith solid but ’there was method to Maxie madness’

Faith solid but ’there was method to Maxie madness’

DARREN Lehmann can’t believe Glenn Maxwell has been overlooked for Australia two-Test tour of Pakistan as new coach Justin Langer reveals what the Victorian needs...

Langer’s advice for snubbed Maxwell

Langer’s advice for snubbed Maxwell

JUSTIN Langer has delivered a simple message to Glenn Maxwell following the Victorian’s shock omission from the new Australia coach’s first Test squad.

Rapid ranks: Australia’s next generation of fast bowlers revealed

Rapid ranks: Australia’s next generation of fast bowlers...

NO ONE embraces pure, unbridled pace more than Australian cricket fans, and now, each state coach has revealed their quickest bowlers ready to step up.

How Langer influence helped keep Siddle motivated

How Langer influence helped keep Siddle motivated

A SUPPORTIVE text message from new coach Justin Langer earlier this year gave paceman Peter Siddle - recalled for the two-match series against Pakistan - the belief...

The biggest mistake Aussie selectors made

The biggest mistake Aussie selectors made

THE largest stuff up by Australia Test selectors wasn’t who they picked for the two-Test series against Pakistan in the UAE next month but how they did it as this...

Anderson wipes McGrath from record books

Anderson wipes McGrath from record books

JIMMY Anderson was hailed as ‘England’s greatest cricketer’ by the retiring Alastair Cook shortly after he overtook Glenn McGrath to became the most prolific fast...

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Langer insists it’s not over for Maxwell

premium_icon Langer insists it’s not over for Maxwell

JUSTIN Langer has used his licence as the new Australian coach to send a stunning message to Glenn Maxwell that he is interested in performance not potential.

Aussie cricket selectors leave fans scratching their heads

Aussie cricket selectors leave fans scratching their heads

Australia has named its squad for a two Test series against Pakistan with five debutants named, but one key snub

White-ball star finally set for Test recognition

premium_icon White-ball star finally set for Test recognition

JUSTIN Langer wants to reward performers, not talent, when his first Test squad is named today.

Cook joins exclusive club of five in farewell Test

Cook joins exclusive club of five in farewell Test

TWELVE years ago Alastair Cook began his career with a Test century against India. On Monday he brought up a ton against the same opponents in his final Test.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Jennings’ opening nightmare comes back to haunt him

Jennings’ opening nightmare comes back to haunt him

IT’S the kind of humiliation batsmen wish to suffer only once in a career, if at all. But for England opener Keaton Jennings, it happened twice in two Tests.

Cook keeps fairytale ending alive in farewell Test

Cook keeps fairytale ending alive in farewell Test

ALASTAIR Cook can dream of making a century in his farewell Test at The Oval after making it to stumps on day three unbeaten.

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