Cricket

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Finch v Paine in BBL TV captaincy clash

premium_icon Finch v Paine in BBL TV captaincy clash

A Big Bash League battle for television supremacy pits Aaron Finch and Tim Paine against each other.

Tail comes to rescue as Aussies edge out Poms

premium_icon Tail comes to rescue as Aussies edge out Poms

Australia were indebted to a fine all-round display from Connor Sully for beating England and reaching the quarter-finals of the U19 World Cup.

Heat put in another shocker as season falls apart

premium_icon Heat put in another shocker as season falls apart

The Brisbane Heat’s star-studded line-up again failed to fire, this time against the Sixers, and now are only a mathematical chance of making finals.

‘No respect’: Smith burns best mate

‘No respect’: Smith burns best mate

Steve Smith rubbed salt into the wound of close mate Marnus Labuschagne as he won the personal war while the Sixers beat the Heat.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Sledging cricketer dislocates jaw

Sledging cricketer dislocates jaw

Trash talk is common place in sport, but one local cricketer’s attempts went pear-shaped and ended with him rushing to hospital.

Angry Warne sprays Melbourne Stars mates

Angry Warne sprays Melbourne Stars mates

Shane Warne has fired up at the Melbourne Stars after a lacklustre showing in Adelaide had him fearing for their BBL campaign.

Smith says he wasn’t out of form, just ‘out of runs’

premium_icon Smith says he wasn’t out of form, just ‘out of runs’

Steve Smith prepares for his first Big Bash appearance in six years for Sydney Sixers.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

‘He’s got all the tools’: Smith raves about protege

premium_icon ‘He’s got all the tools’: Smith raves about protege

Steve Smith is looking forward to finally playing on the same team with protegee.

Marn for all series: what Labuschagne wants next

premium_icon Marn for all series: what Labuschagne wants next

Australia’s Test batting sensation Marnus Labuschagne believes he has the skills to be a three-format international. And Steve Smith agrees.

‘That’s more football or rugby’: Sickening BBL collision

premium_icon ‘That’s more football or rugby’: Sickening BBL collision

Renegades batsman Sam Harper was rushed to hospital after a freak collision never before seen on a cricket field, as Hurricanes snuck home in a BBL nailbiter.

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