Cricket

Sun 20 May 2018

Lynn guides Kolkata into IPL play-offs

Lynn guides Kolkata into IPL play-offs

KOLKATA Knight Riders have qualified for the IPL playoffs after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad while Rajasthan Royals ruined Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bid.

Pitiful Pom a $2.4 million cricket flop

Pitiful Pom a $2.4 million cricket flop

BEN Stokes was effectively paid more than $12,000 for every run he scored in the IPL as he failed to live up to his expensive price tag.

Sat 19 May 2018

Warne: I couldn’t do job justice at the moment

Warne: I couldn’t do job justice at the moment

Shane Warne rules out filling the national selection panel vacancy opened up by Mark Waugh’s departure but declares interest in future role

Fri 18 May 2018

Test toss off? Ashes may herald end of era

Test toss off? Ashes may herald end of era

NEXT year’s Ashes may be the high-profile guinea-pig series if a proposal is agreed to ditch the coin toss for all matches in the International Cricket Council’s...

Thu 17 May 2018

Don’t rile Justin! New coach can be ‘very firm’

Don’t rile Justin! New coach can be ‘very firm’

HILTON Cartwright says Australia’s players will flourish under the coaching of Justin Langer, but warned the 47-year-old won’t tolerate those who refuse to buy into...

Banned opener set for return to cricket

Banned opener set for return to cricket

DISGRACED Australian opener David Warner is set to get his cricket career back on the right path with his return to the crease.

Wed 16 May 2018

Paine will fight to retain captaincy

Paine will fight to retain captaincy

WICKETKEEPER Tim Paine was never meant to captain Australia. But with the ‘C’ now against his name, the accidental skipper won’t be giving it up without a fight.

Tue 15 May 2018

‘Great journey’: Lawry confirms retirement

‘Great journey’: Lawry confirms retirement

Cricket commentator Bill Lawry has praised his late friends and colleges, Tony Greig and Richie Benaud, after confirming he will hang up the microphone

Mark Waugh walks away from selection panel

premium_icon Mark Waugh walks away from selection panel

MARK Waugh will quit as an Australian selector when his contract runs out at the end of the winter to concentrate on his burgeoning commentary career.

Warne’s commentary future settled

Warne’s commentary future settled

THE final remaining big fish in the cricket commentary pool has reportedly been hooked as Shane Warne lands a monster deal.

Bancroft cleared to play grade cricket

Bancroft cleared to play grade cricket

SIXTEEN WA grade cricket clubs have voted to allow the man at centre of the ball-tampering scandal, Cameron Bancroft, to play for his junior club Willetton.

Mon 14 May 2018

Stanlake inspired by Cummins comeback

Stanlake inspired by Cummins comeback

INJURY-PRONE quick Billy Stanlake hopes to emulate countryman Pat Cummins as he eyes a return to red-ball cricket with the Queensland Bulls.

Sun 13 May 2018

Warners’ heartfelt family statement

Warners’ heartfelt family statement

DAVID Warner has posted an emotional message of admiration for his wife Candace, declaring they’ll be sticking together after his greatest ordeal.

AB: Smith best captain choice when he returns

premium_icon AB: Smith best captain choice when he returns

TEST great Allan Border says Tim Paine faces a herculean task as captain-keeper, with Steve Smith the logical leader after serving ball-tampering sentence.

Game changing cricket commentary play

Game changing cricket commentary play

FOX Sports’ cricket revolution is taking shape, with a wildcard addition being among five new commentators signed for a blockbuster summer.

Waugh headlines star-studded Fox cricket team

Waugh headlines star-studded Fox cricket team

FOX Sports has unveiled the latest wave of big-name stars to join their cricket coverage — with more than 550 Tests, 1200 ODIs and 75 T20Is signing on as the...

Got him, yes! Lawry calls stumps on superb knock

premium_icon Got him, yes! Lawry calls stumps on superb knock

AUSTRALIA’S favourite cricket commentator, Bill Lawry, is poised to announce his retirement from television broadcasting.

Boof uses cricket’s darkest day for tell-all tour

premium_icon Boof uses cricket’s darkest day for tell-all tour

FORMER Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann appears to be cashing in on the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal that led to his resignation and suspension of three...

Fri 11 May 2018

Triple M abandons summer cricket coverage

premium_icon Triple M abandons summer cricket coverage

TRIPLE M has pulled the pin on broadcasting Test cricket after the FM network decided the summer call was no longer commercially viable despite two successful...

Ponting makes multimillion-dollar TV move

Ponting makes multimillion-dollar TV move

AUSSIE cricket legend Ricky Ponting has signed a super-rich deal which has ripped apart the blockbuster Big Bash commentary team.

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