Cricket

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Underdogs lead All-Star Mile voting

premium_icon Underdogs lead All-Star Mile voting

Racing Victoria has been inundated by votes after the All-Star Mile ballot opened on Monday with a pair of unheralded contenders taking the early lead.

Patterson selection ‘two years’ late

Patterson selection ‘two years’ late

Kurtis Patterson is the newest player on the Aussie Test scene, but one of his coaches said he should have already happened.

‘Not sure what is going on’: Wade ‘frustrated’ by selectors’ mixed messages

‘Not sure what is going on’: Wade ‘frustrated’ by selectors’...

Matthew Wade has vented his frustrations at the mixed messages being sent out by Australia’s selectors.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Young trio’s huge appeal for Test debuts

premium_icon Young trio’s huge appeal for Test debuts

Australia’s agitated cricket selectors have lost all patience with mediocrity and appear on the verge of rushing three debutants into Thursday’s first Test.

Pucovski looks the real deal

premium_icon Pucovski looks the real deal

He has been tipped to become the anchorman of the next generation and Australia’s Test match debutant Will Pucovski is impressing everyone.

How BBL snub was blessing in disguise for Patterson

How BBL snub was blessing in disguise for Patterson

Kurtis Patterson failed to get a look in for Sydney Thunder’s first nine matches this season. On Thursday he could be wearing a baggy green instead.

Warner to have surgery as World Cup hopes becomes clear

premium_icon Warner to have surgery as World Cup hopes becomes clear

David Warner is set to undergo surgery to fix an elbow injury with a straight forward recovery needed to ensure his availability for the World Cup and Ashes.

Dramatic 11th hour call-up for young batsman

premium_icon Dramatic 11th hour call-up for young batsman

Cricket Australia selectors have done a U-turn on their decision not to bring any new faces into the squad to face Sri Lanka.

Practice pays off as Sixers avoid disaster

premium_icon Practice pays off as Sixers avoid disaster

The Sydney Sixers managed to stave off a total collapse in their semi-final win over Melbourne because they knew exactly what to expect when times got tough.

Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

premium_icon Can Australia build a World Cup winner?

With time running out for Australia to get their ODI team together and build a squad capable of defending the World Cup there’s still a number of crucial issues...

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test selectors have handed an 11th-hour call-up to an in-form batsman despite insisting its squad for the Sri Lanka series was set.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

premium_icon Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

Joe Burns believes rookie Test batsman Will Pucovski will take to the game’s highest level “like a duck to water” .

Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

premium_icon Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

Queensland Cricket will launch a new bid to bring the first Test of the Australian summer back to the Gabba in a series of high-level meetings this week.

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

Aaron Finch hopes an enforced break from international cricket will help him to work through his technical shortcomings after a poor summer against India.

Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

premium_icon Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

James Faulkner fronts for Hobart on Monday night without the scars of its 2017-18 BBL final loss Adelaide.

Edwards ‘not far away from a big one’

premium_icon Edwards ‘not far away from a big one’

Sydney Sixers teenager Jack Edwards admits nerves got the better of him when he joined the Big Bash.

Stars rule Renegades, eye finals

premium_icon Stars rule Renegades, eye finals

The Melbourne Stars chalked up their sixth consecutive victory at the Renegades’ home ground.

Heat’s finals hopes hanging by a thread

premium_icon Heat’s finals hopes hanging by a thread

The Brisbane Heat’s Big Bash League finals hopes are hanging by a thread after an insipid 79-run loss to the Sixers in Sydney which was dotted by ineptitude.

Heat’s rivals line up to sign Million Dollar Max

premium_icon Heat’s rivals line up to sign Million Dollar Max

It can be revealed the Brisbane Heat are racing to lock up Max Bryant before he hits the open market.

Thommo tears into pace plans

premium_icon Thommo tears into pace plans

Former Test firebrand Jeff Thomson has put the heat on bowling coach David Saker to bring common sense back to Australia’s Test match bowling plans.

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