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Wed 19 Sep 2018

Tremain not driven by Test selection

premium_icon Tremain not driven by Test selection

FAST bowler Chris Tremain says the lure of a Test call-up won’t be his biggest motivation this summer as he looks to spearhead Victoria’s domestic season.

Blues debutant shines in Cup loss

Blues debutant shines in Cup loss

ONE-day cup holders WA have started their title defence with a strong four-wicket win over a rusty NSW at the WACA but a debutant stood out for the Blues.

Not over yet. Stokes, Hales to face ECB charges

Not over yet. Stokes, Hales to face ECB charges

BEN Stokes and Alex Hales have been charged with bringing the game into disrepute and will face a Cricket Disciplinary Commission hearing in December.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Ponting defends Australia’s ‘very strong’ culture

Ponting defends Australia’s ‘very strong’ culture

FORMER Test captain Ricky Ponting has defended Australia’s under-siege cricket culture, saying the ball-tampering saga has fuelled unwarranted criticism.

Finch eager to show world red-ball worth

premium_icon Finch eager to show world red-ball worth

WHILE many thought his Test hopes were past him, Aaron Finch has kept on making runs and knows now’s the time to show he’s not just a white-ball wonder.

Finch predicts new route to baggy green

Finch predicts new route to baggy green

AUSSIE Test hopeful Aaron Finch says the days of serving long Sheffield Shield apprenticeships are over and more bolters will be wearing the baggy green.

Suspended trio’s ‘heavy price’ still to pay

Suspended trio’s ‘heavy price’ still to pay

STEVE Smith may still be ranked second on the world batting rankings but former Steve Waugh predicts it will be a tough road back.

Riddell steps up for the green and gold

premium_icon Riddell steps up for the green and gold

IT WILL be a different feeling for Grafton cricketer Amy Riddell when she takes the field with the Australian Under-21 indoor cricket side this week.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

‘Spat my cornflakes out’: Peter Siddle recall shocks

‘Spat my cornflakes out’: Peter Siddle recall shocks

PETER Siddle’s call-up to an Australia Test squad for the first time since 2016 has left one of his former teammates shocked.

Maxwell makes statement after Test axing

Maxwell makes statement after Test axing

GLENN Maxwell insists his half-century to guide Victoria to a dramatic 16-run victory in their JLT Cup clash with Queensland wasn’t a message to selectors.

Ali ‘protected’ Osama sledger from teammates

premium_icon Ali ‘protected’ Osama sledger from teammates

ENGLAND coach Trevor Bayliss has revealed that Moeen Ali stopped angry teammates from lodging an official complaint against the Australian player

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Scary scenes as Aussie floored by beamer

Scary scenes as Aussie floored by beamer

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Cameron White was hit by a wild 150km/h full toss from speedster Billy Stanlake in distressing scenes.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Australia responds to ‘Osama’ sledge allegation

Australia responds to ‘Osama’ sledge allegation

England all-rounder Moeen Ali's claim he was called "Osama" by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes is being taken "very seriously" by Cricket Australia

Moeen claims Aussie player called him ‘Osama’

Moeen claims Aussie player called him ‘Osama’

England all-rounder Moeen Ali says he was livid after being called “Osama” by an Australia player during the first 2015 Ashes

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Howard: Test team culture failings not mine

premium_icon Howard: Test team culture failings not mine

Cricket Australia high performance boss Pat Howard says he shouldn’t have to take full responsibility for the culture failings of the Test team in South Africa

Pom exposes Aussie cricketers in brutal tell-all

Pom exposes Aussie cricketers in brutal tell-all

An English cricket star has opened up about his distaste for Australia’s aggressive approach, saying they’ve lacked respect and acted rudely in the past

‘Hard to feel sorry for them’: Moeen slams ‘rude’ Aussies

‘Hard to feel sorry for them’: Moeen slams ‘rude’ Aussies

'THEY are the only team I’ve played against my whole life that I’ve actually disliked'.

‘A special few days’: Why Maxi’s pain is Head’s gain

premium_icon ‘A special few days’: Why Maxi’s pain is Head’s gain

TRAVIS Head says being called up into his first Test squad is ‘something you grow up dreaming about’. But he knows the hard work isn’t over yet.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

James Anderson: McGrath was better than me

James Anderson: McGrath was better than me

James Anderson is officially the greatest wicket-taker in fast bowling history, but even he knows his limits with the leather

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.

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