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Mon 16 Jul 2018

Historic first announced for WBBL 04

Historic first announced for WBBL 04

THE Women’s Big Bash League will take a big step forward this season ahead of its shift to becoming a standalone tournament in 2019-20.

Faf calls for age-old tradition to be scrapped

Faf calls for age-old tradition to be scrapped

AFTER suffering a record-breaking defeat against Sri Lanka, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has joined a growing chorus calling for one of the game’s oldest...

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Cricket commentator turns matchmaker

Cricket commentator turns matchmaker

ENGLAND got the better of India during the second ODI at Lord’s, but it was a moment of magic in the crowd that won the day.

Finch’s stunning record-breaking rampage

Finch’s stunning record-breaking rampage

AAUSTRALIAN batsman Aaron Finch unleashed hell on some hapless bowlers as he went on a history-making spree for the second time this month.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Finch smashes seven sixes on way to 131 not out off 79 balls

Finch smashes seven sixes on way to 131 not out off 79 balls

Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch blasted his way to 131 not out to lead Surrey to a big win over the previously unbeaten Sussex in the Vitality Blast

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Pakistan batsman suspended after positive doping test

Pakistan batsman suspended after positive doping test

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been provisionally suspended and charged with violating anti-doping rules after testing positive for a prohibited substance

Kohli called out ahead of Australia tour

Kohli called out ahead of Australia tour

VIRAT Kohli may be the world’s best batsman, but that hasn’t stopped an Australian star bowling duo from tipping him to fail in Australia this summer.

They need help: Aussie bowling great says enough is enough

They need help: Aussie bowling great says enough is enough

GLENN McGrath has warned India could dominate Down Under this summer, unless something more is done to help Australia’s battery of quicks.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Struggling England captain tipped to get back into T20 side

Struggling England captain tipped to get back into T20 side

England coaching staff expect a positive response from Joe Root after the Test skipper's omission from the national Twenty20 side

Twenty20’s best ever: Finch leaves Kohli in his wake

Twenty20’s best ever: Finch leaves Kohli in his wake

IT wasn’t enough to guide Australia to glory, but Aaron Finch made history in Zimbabwe, achieving a Twenty20 first that has eluded Indian superstar Virat Kohli.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Finch firms as next Aussie one-day skipper

premium_icon Finch firms as next Aussie one-day skipper

A DECISION on the captaincy of the Australian one-day side doesn’t need to be made until November but opener Aaron Finch has put a strong case forwar.

Aussie player ratings: Finch efforts not enough

Aussie player ratings: Finch efforts not enough

CAPTAIN Aaron Finch was Australia’s standout performer in the T20 tri-series against Pakistan and Zimbabwe, but problems elsewhere have consigned his side to...

Maxwell accused of disrespectful snub

Maxwell accused of disrespectful snub

GLENN Maxwell has been accused of “terrible sportsmanship” after an apparent snub following Australia’s loss in the Tri-series final.

Another start wasted: Australia outgunned in T20 final

Another start wasted: Australia outgunned in T20 final

DESPITE getting off to perfect starts with both bat annd ball, Australia has gone down in the T20I tri-series final, capitulating in the face of a rampant Fakhar...

Riddell's tough week ends on positive note

Riddell's tough week ends on positive note

DESPITE New South Wales tough run in the Open womens at the Indoor Cricket National Championships, Riddell earns nod for Australian Under-21 side.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

No.1 goes begging: Australia outclassed by clinical Pakistan

No.1 goes begging: Australia outclassed by clinical Pakistan

AUSTRALIA’S long wait to climb to the top of the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings goes on after a big loss to a Pakistani outfit inspired by an 18-year-old quick.

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Is Cricket Australia set to water down ball-tampering penalties?

premium_icon Is Cricket Australia set to water down ball-tampering...

THERE have been persistent whispers over the past two months that key powerbrokers have had second thoughts on the punishments handed down to the ball tampering...

Astonishing form that puts Finch on top of the world

Astonishing form that puts Finch on top of the world

HE may only sit fifth on the International Cricket Council’s Twenty20 rankings, but right now Aaron Finch is the world’s best T20I batsman. Here are the numbers to...

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Turned up: stump mics to stay on as ICC cracks down on sledging

Turned up: stump mics to stay on as ICC cracks down on...

The International Cricket Council has declared war on verbal abuse, unveiling new penalties and allowing stump microphones to stay on throughout games

ICC announces huge new punishments for ball-tampering

ICC announces huge new punishments for ball-tampering

The International Cricket Council has adopted a much tougher stance on ball tampering, announcing sterner punishments for those caught cheating

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