Cricket

Thu 21 Jan 2021

The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

Premium Content The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

As support for Tim Paine to remain as Australia’s Test captain wanes, one former selector says there’s a major problem should he be replaced.

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

A rough week for our cricketers got worse overnight as three superstars were given the chop by their IPL franchises.

Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Premium Content Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Cricket fans will notice a big change to the BBL bonanza planned for Australia Day — one Cricket Australia hopes will make the game more inclusive.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Shane Warne wants Aussie heads to roll

Shane Warne wants Aussie heads to roll

Last time India won in Australia there was no David Warner or Steve Smith. This time there are no excuses, and people have to pay.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

World stunned by extraordinary feat

World stunned by extraordinary feat

The cricket world is rubbing its eyes in disbelief after India pulled off a miracle that left legends of the sport searching for superlatives.

Battered, broken and never beaten: India’s bravest warrior

Premium Content Battered, broken and never beaten: India’s bravest warrior

He was hit on the hand and shoulder, drilled in the ribs and dropped by a bouncer that struck his helmet in one of the most courageous innings of all time.

Confidence-crushed: How we lost the unlosable Test

Premium Content Confidence-crushed: How we lost the unlosable Test

Make no mistake, this was a Test series Australia should never have lost. Serious questions must be asked from top to bottom.

Warne, Gilchrist call out Paine’s captaincy

Warne, Gilchrist call out Paine’s captaincy

Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist have delivered a scathing review of the performance of three star Aussie cricketers.

'Biggest hit in BBL history' stuns cricket

'Biggest hit in BBL history' stuns cricket

Fans and commentators have been left gobsmacked by one of the biggest hits you will ever see in a cricket match.

Mon 18 Jan 2021

Cricket action returns across the Clarence

Premium Content Cricket action returns across the Clarence

Cricketers around the Clarence took to the middle in a return to cricket action after the Christmas break, with CRCA and LCCA competitions resuming over the weekend

‘Extraordinary’ shot stuns cricket world

‘Extraordinary’ shot stuns cricket world

A stunning debut performance from Washington Sundar wasn’t enough as the Indian star unleashed one of cricket’s most audacious new shots.

Will rain destroy Aussie hopes of series win?

Will rain destroy Aussie hopes of series win?

India isn’t the only thing standing between Australia and victory, with a deluge threatening to dampen day four in Brisbane.

Careers on the line: Gabba Test will shape Aussie future

Premium Content Careers on the line: Gabba Test will shape Aussie future

With two days to go of the Test summer, the pressure is on the Australian team – with question marks around misfiring senior players writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.

Sat 16 Jan 2021

Warney slams ‘muppets’ in Marnus furore

Warney slams ‘muppets’ in Marnus furore

Shane Warne has taken a swipe at the controversy around his hot mic comments on Marnus Labuschagne went viral.

Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Premium Content Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Some might say the Aussies lack a killer punch. But in reality, this Indian outfit is as tough as they come. Welcome to our most gripping series since 2005.

Finch’s bolters: fresh faces to supercharge WC bid

Premium Content Finch’s bolters: fresh faces to supercharge WC bid

A squad of Big Bash All-Stars will head to New Zealand next month – headlined by a group of middle-order guns ready to power Australia’s World Cup hopes.

Aussie great’s sheepish 22-year confession

Aussie great’s sheepish 22-year confession

Former Australian Test spinner Kerry O’Keeffe has revealed the startling advice he gave Nathan Lyon’s parents in the late 1990s.

Stars finals hopes rocked by Rauf blow

Premium Content Stars finals hopes rocked by Rauf blow

Melbourne Stars’ bid for a breakthrough BBL title has suffered a huge blow after their leading quick received a surprise Test call-up.

India the target of ugly slur at Gabba

India the target of ugly slur at Gabba

For the second time in a week, Australian cricket crowds are making headlines for all the wrong reasons after video emerged of Indian players called grubs.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

Premium Content ‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

The eyes of Australian sports lovers are fully fixed on the Gabba as the Test with India starts, but there’s as much interest in the crowds as the players

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