Cricket

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Cricket stars reveal engagement secret

Cricket stars reveal engagement secret

Two ENGLISH Women’s Big Bash teammates have revealed their joyous engagement news with a charming Instagram post that revealed their secret romance

Fri 11 Oct 2019

New order: Who should fill Test batting slots for Australia?

premium_icon New order: Who should fill Test batting slots for Australia?

Test batting places are ‘up for grabs’, making Shield form more vital than ever. We rank every Test hopeful as their stocks rise and fall.

Sinister reason Afridi ditched Pakistan during Australia series

premium_icon Sinister reason Afridi ditched Pakistan during Australia...

When Shahid Afridi walked out on Pakistan in the middle of a Test series against Australia the reason was a mystery. His autobiography fills in the detail.

‘F*** you’: South African cricketers turn on each other

‘F*** you’: South African cricketers turn on each other

As Indian superstar Virat Kohli piled on the runs, South African stars have been caught in a heated on-field spat during the second Test

Big worry as Bulls top order flops yet again

Big worry as Bulls top order flops yet again

Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja and Matt Renshaw all failed to post the scores needed to convince Aussie selectors they must play in the first Test against Pakistan.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Redbacks shield season off to horror start

premium_icon Redbacks shield season off to horror start

South Australia managed just one wicket on the opening day of Sheffield Shield season as Victorian batsmen Nick Maddinson and Marcus Harris racked up centuries.

Stanlake set to benefit in Shield opener

premium_icon Stanlake set to benefit in Shield opener

While David Warner, Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja hog the headlines, Billy Stanlake could benefit most from this week’s Sheffield Shield clash at the Gabba.

Ashes heroics left ‘mental, physical scar’ on Smith

premium_icon Ashes heroics left ‘mental, physical scar’ on Smith

Steve Smith may have been the undoubted star of the successful Ashes campaign but the efforts came at a high cost, with the former Aussie skipper revealing ‘my body...

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

English cricket hero Ben Stokes and wife Clare made unwanted headlines in the UK when this photo emerged after an awards night.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Starc content with rotation ... but Shield batsmen beware

premium_icon Starc content with rotation ... but Shield batsmen beware

Mitchell Starc faces a fight to be selected for the first Test of the summer. A battle that starts in NSW’s Sheffield Shield opener against Queensland this week

Aussies’ next opponents send warning with boilover win

Aussies’ next opponents send warning with boilover win

They lost 10 of their best players before a ball had been bowled and sit a lowly eighth on the ICC’s Twenty20 rankings, but Sri Lanka has taken down Pakistan.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Aussie great warns against making Smith captain again

premium_icon Aussie great warns against making Smith captain again

Steve Smith’s Test leadership ban, following the Newlands scandal, expires next year, with many keen to hand him the reins once more.

Smith all smiles as Roosters create history

premium_icon Smith all smiles as Roosters create history

Australian cricketing great and passionate Sydney Roosters supporter Steve Smith was on deck to see his side create history at Sunday night’s NRL grand final.

Sun 6 Oct 2019

First four games crucial for Pottsville

premium_icon First four games crucial for Pottsville

The first round of the new season begins next week with all three Tweed-based clubs in action

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Aussies must ‘get serious’ on spin

premium_icon Aussies must ‘get serious’ on spin

Nathan Lyon has been a star for Australia, but who’s next in line? A former Test tweaker has warned our selectors must give others a chance.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Aussie cricketer’s insane world record

Aussie cricketer’s insane world record

Cricket fans had to take cover as Australian superstar Alyssa Healy teed off in extraordinary scenes as the records tumbled.

Heat red-hot favourites after AB signing

premium_icon Heat red-hot favourites after AB signing

Brisbane Heat’s huge coup in signing South African superstar AB de Villiers for the upcoming BBL season has got one teammate in particular very excited.

Sydney Thunder land England powerhouse

Sydney Thunder land England powerhouse

A day after the Brisbane Heat landed the biggest fish in the T20 market in adding AB de Villiers, the Sydney Thunder have made a splash of their own.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Finch knock blasts Victoria to huge win

premium_icon Finch knock blasts Victoria to huge win

Australia ODI captain has won a six-hitting shootout against fellow superstar Usman Khawaja to blast Victoria to One-Day Cup victory over Queensland.

Which marquee man should your BBL team try to sign?

premium_icon Which marquee man should your BBL team try to sign?

Brisbane will pack serious batting heat in this year’s Big Bash League after signing up AB De Villiers. But there are other big names for franchises to target.

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