Cricket

Wed 26 Feb 2020

No rest for Perry despite questions over star’s fitness

premium_icon No rest for Perry despite questions over star’s fitness

It was a relief to hear Meg Lanning insist Ellyse Perry’s shoulder niggle won’t see her miss any game time.

Stress of leading Aussies ‘played part’ in Boof heart scare

premium_icon Stress of leading Aussies ‘played part’ in Boof heart scare

Steve Smith and David Warner have reached out to their former coach on their return to Cape Town.

From orphans to world stage: Your new favourite team

premium_icon From orphans to world stage: Your new favourite team

Defying the odds just to qualify for the T20 World Cup, Thailand is winning plenty of fans with its humble approach.

This 20-year-old pair is lighting up the Shield

This 20-year-old pair is lighting up the Shield

Will Sutherland has collected the best bowling figures of his fledgling career while another young gun’s stocks continued to rise in the Sheffield Shield.

Aussies face puzzle over how to protect prized asset

premium_icon Aussies face puzzle over how to protect prized asset

With the IPL just around the corner, the Aussies will sit down with Pat Cummins after the South Africa tour

Second-string Poms embarrass Aussie hopefuls

premium_icon Second-string Poms embarrass Aussie hopefuls

English Lions embarrass Aussie Test hopefuls on home soil despite Kurtis Patterson heroics.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Lehmann ditches the smokes after heart scare

premium_icon Lehmann ditches the smokes after heart scare

Formerly a ‘15 to 20-a-day-man’, Darren Lehmann’s heart scare has led him to bin the cigarettes and re-evaluate his approach to life.

Don’t dismiss this unsexy Aussie spearhead

premium_icon Don’t dismiss this unsexy Aussie spearhead

When you’re trying to break into the Australian pace bowling ‘rat pack’ the last thing you want to hear is that your coach doesn’t rate you

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most loved sporting personalities in the world, but the United States President has evidently never heard of him.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Haynes half century digs Aussies out of a hole

Haynes half century digs Aussies out of a hole

Having set Australia a relatively modest 123 to win, Sri Lanka claimed a flurry of top order wickets to put the hosts under immense pressure. FOLLOW LIVE!

Crazy scenes as Aussies 'dodge a bullet' at T20 World Cup

Crazy scenes as Aussies 'dodge a bullet' at T20 World Cup

Australia's T20 World Cup campaign has been saved in brilliant scenes as Meg Lanning and Rachael Haynes rescued the team from an unthinkable position

‘It’s wrong’: Sportsmanship backfires

‘It’s wrong’: Sportsmanship backfires

A storm is raging across the cricket world after a Women’s Twenty20 World Cup star was made to pay for her lack of ruthlessness.

Five things we learned from Aussie collapse

premium_icon Five things we learned from Aussie collapse

Australia were cruising to consecutive T20 wins on South African soil this morning until a middle-order collapse provided a sobering wake-up call.

Chappell: Aussies far from spinning out of control

premium_icon Chappell: Aussies far from spinning out of control

Chappell isn’t giving up on Australia’s T20 World Cup title defence and urges doubters to stay the course despite Friday night’s horror batting show.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Shamed official in SBW mask scandal now SA tourism chief

premium_icon Shamed official in SBW mask scandal now SA tourism chief

South African cricket official now has the job of promoting the country’s virtues to the world.

Wade given chance to buck Aussie T20 trend

premium_icon Wade given chance to buck Aussie T20 trend

Australia has a clear plan ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup to pick specialists at every position - but pocket rocket Wade is proving a real headscratcher.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Healy feeling confident after hitting half-ton in losing score

Healy feeling confident after hitting half-ton in losing...

Alyssa Healy is taking confidence from her half-century against India into the rest of the World Cup after being vindicated in her claim she is in good form

‘Absolute scenes’: Aussies bulldoze rivals

‘Absolute scenes’: Aussies bulldoze rivals

Australia’s return to South Africa has started in stunning fashion with the locals being left in stunned silence by a rampaging outfit.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Warner will NOT be clearing air with SA star de Kock

Warner will NOT be clearing air with SA star de Kock

David Warner has no intention of clearing the air with Quinton de Kock after their stairwell stoush during Australia’s last visit to South Africa

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Tim Paine lets fly at England’s hypocrisy

premium_icon Tim Paine lets fly at England’s hypocrisy

Australian skipper Tim Paine says Ben Stokes’ recent hostile response to crowd abuse in South Africa proves England like to dish it out but can’t take it.

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