Cricket

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Steve Smith spotted in Byron Bay with celebrity trainer

Premium Content Steve Smith spotted in Byron Bay with celebrity trainer

THE Aussie cricket star was put through his paces by Chris Hemsworth’s trainer.

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Langer’s ‘The Last Dance’ method picking Aussie side

Premium Content Langer’s ‘The Last Dance’ method picking Aussie side

It’s not quite ‘Moneyball’ but selecting an Australian ODI squad during a global pandemic has forced Justin Langer to think outside the square - with a little help from...

Thu 16 Jul 2020

‘Cooked’: Star unloads over cricket shift

‘Cooked’: Star unloads over cricket shift

One of Australia’s most talented batsmen put the Big Bash competition in the crosshairs as he voiced his disgust on social media.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Poms on ropes as Windies skipper runs riot

Jason Holder took five or more wickets in an innings for the sixth time in his last 10 Tests as West Indies took control of the first Test since the COVID-19 lockdown...

Thu 9 Jul 2020

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

World floored by extraordinary, raw TV

The world was stunned by the most powerful piece of TV as cricket commentators Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent held court.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

One of cricket’s modern greats did not take kindly to some words of advice from a batting coach during a particularly horrific form slump.

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Women spared brunt of cuts in week of sporting chaos

Premium Content Women spared brunt of cuts in week of sporting chaos

While Cricket Australia’s cutbacks cost the men’s team some key support staff, the women have fared much better.

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

Premium Content Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

Influential figures in Australian cricket have sounded out former England captain Andrew Strauss in the belief he should be the next CEO at Cricket Australia.

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Aussie cricket coach Justin Langer has lost one of his top lieutenants as Cricket Australia dropped a $40 million budget bomb.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia has confirmed a new top official after out-of-favour chief executive Kevin Roberts pulled the trigger on his resignation

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Shane Watson and David Warner have led the tributes to a Bollywood actor best-known for his portrayal of Indian star MS Dhoni.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

Premium Content Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

Undersiege Cricket Australia boss Kevin Roberts is expected to be out of a job in the coming days following his mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis.

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

The ICC announced a series of newly-introduced regulations this week, but former Australian captain Mark Taylor was sceptical.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

Teams will be allowed to sub anyone suffering COVID-19 symptoms when Test matches resume while swing bowlers had their fears over spit and polish confirmed.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

NO SPITBALLING: Cricketers welcome unusual rule change

Premium Content NO SPITBALLING: Cricketers welcome unusual rule change

Clarence bowlologist says the effects of COVID-19 won’t change his bowling prowess

Mon 8 Jun 2020

Michael Clarke’s AO honour called out

Michael Clarke’s AO honour called out

The elevation of the former Test captain above female cricketer Lyn Larsen on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List has been questioned.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Loose Gannon to head out west

Premium Content Loose Gannon to head out west

Cameron Gannon, the Sheffield Shield’s leading wicket-taker last season, will take his late career form from Queensland to Western Australia.

Pay dispute pushes Australian cricket to brink of civil war

Premium Content Pay dispute pushes Australian cricket to brink of civil war

In scenes reminiscent of 2017’s ugly pay dispute, Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers Association are in conflict over the state of the game’s finances.

Windies holdouts give Aussies plenty of food for thought

Premium Content Windies holdouts give Aussies plenty of food for thought

Three West Indies players pulled the plug on their participation in next month’s Test series in England.

Wed 3 Jun 2020

New details: Warne biopic gets movie backing

Premium Content New details: Warne biopic gets movie backing

First there was a movie, and now Screen Australia has confirmed they’ve backed a documentary film about “controversial sports star” Shane Warne.

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