Cricket

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Finch puts hand up to lead World Cup charge

Finch puts hand up to lead World Cup charge

WITH Tim Paine far from a certain starter in the one-day and Twenty20 arena, Aaron Finch has put his name forward to captain the country in white ball cricket.

Finch’s lean start continues as Dhoni winds back the clock

Finch’s lean start continues as Dhoni winds back the clock

DESPITE a second consecutive golden duck for Aaron Finch and a brutal innings from MS Dhoni, Kings XI Punjab got home against the Chennai Super Kings.

Young gun dubbed ‘future of Indian cricket’ after six blitz

Young gun dubbed ‘future of Indian cricket’ after six blitz

A PERFORMANCE so impressive that Australian teammate Ben Laughlin tweeted with tongue firmly in cheek - we assume - that the 23-year-old was equal to Don Bradman.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Smith’s surprise TV lifeline?

Smith’s surprise TV lifeline?

FOX Sports and Channel 7 have promised a fresh approach to summer cricket, so will banned star Steve Smith get a gig?

Chappell: Farewell to Channel 9’s golden era

premium_icon Chappell: Farewell to Channel 9’s golden era

IAN Chappell reflects on the good times and sad as four decades of Channel 9’s extensive coverage of cricket in Australia — long established as essential viewing —...

Cheating cricket stars’ "abandoned" homes

Cheating cricket stars’ "abandoned" homes

PICTURES reveal the shocking state of some of Warner and Smith’s houses as they leave their multimillion-dollar properties to rot.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Women’s cricket laughing with free to air boost

premium_icon Women’s cricket laughing with free to air boost

It was less than a year ago when players locked horns with the game’s management to secure themselves a greater cut of the sport’s revenue. Now women have enjoyed...

‘We will revolutionise TV cricket’

‘We will revolutionise TV cricket’

FOXTEL’S CEO has promised cricket fans a new era in televised cricket, one that fans have never experienced before.

Who should ‘man’ cricket mics?

Who should ‘man’ cricket mics?

IT’S official: Channel Seven is taking over the cricket commentary box from Channel Nine. It leaves one burning question.

Foxtel big winners in cricket power play

premium_icon Foxtel big winners in cricket power play

CHANNEL Nine’s four decade involvement in cricket broadcasting appears to be over with Foxtel and Channel 7 the big winners in the new cricket rights deal.

Nine set for $1bn cricket snub

Nine set for $1bn cricket snub

TELEVISION’S spiritual home of Australian cricket, Channel Nine, looks set to lose its broadcasting rights as Foxtel swoops.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Kohli crowned king, England women dominate Wisden’s top five

Kohli crowned king, England women dominate Wisden’s top five

Wisden Almanack has declared Virat Kohli the world’s leading male cricketer, and the cricketing bible’s top five has been dominated by the English women’s team

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Henriques defends ‘selfless’ Warner over ball tampering

Henriques defends ‘selfless’ Warner over ball tampering

AUSTRALIAN all-rounder Moises Henriques has leapt to the defence of David Warner, saying the opener was “selflessly” trying to help bowlers.

CA revamps contracts after axing tampering trio

CA revamps contracts after axing tampering trio

BALL tamperers Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft absent from Cricket Australia’s contracts list for 2018-19 as limited-overs stars dominate.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Flintoff: ‘We broke the rules too’

Flintoff: ‘We broke the rules too’

FORMER England captain Andrew Flintoff has issued a ball-tampering warning to some of his more vocal ex-teammates ‘don’t be chucking your stones lads’.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

Clarke could be on way back to play in baggy green

Clarke could be on way back to play in baggy green

MICHAEL Clarke has responded to a bombshell report claiming he may come out of retirement to wear the baggy green again.

BREAKING: Kroehnert hands in representative captaincy

BREAKING: Kroehnert hands in representative captaincy

THE 22-year-old leader has faced a tough spell as captain of the representative side since taking over in the 2015/16 season, scoring two wins from 12 matches.

Clarke: I’ll play again if wanted

premium_icon Clarke: I’ll play again if wanted

Former Test captain Michael Clarke is offering to come out of retirement after two years.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Fox walks out on cricket TV rights talks

premium_icon Fox walks out on cricket TV rights talks

CRICKET Australia’s television rights negotiations descended into shambles on Friday night after Fox Sports removed their offer from the table.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Ponting: criticism of team culture overplayed

Ponting: criticism of team culture overplayed

THE widespread criticism of Australia’s cricket culture following last month’s ball-tampering scandal in South Africa is exaggerated, Ricky Ponting says

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