Cricket

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Extreme measures in place to protect Warner and Smith

premium_icon Extreme measures in place to protect Warner and Smith

Stadium management at Johannesburg’s ‘Bullring’ will beef-up security and tech to target would-be abusers of Steve Smith and David Warner for T20 clash.

T20 World Cup by the numbers

premium_icon T20 World Cup by the numbers

It’s the biggest show in town over the next few weeks and Sydney is hosting major games of the women’s T20 World Cup. Quick guide to the big event.

Women’s T20 World Cup team-by-team guides

premium_icon Women’s T20 World Cup team-by-team guides

Australia are the favourites; Thailand the Cinderella outfit; and at least six teams are realistic title contenders.

Smith not haunted by return to South Africa

premium_icon Smith not haunted by return to South Africa

Steve Smith has returned to South Africa and described what it’s like to be back in the country which was the scene of his darkest cricketing hour.

Aussies cop injury blow on eve of World Cup

premium_icon Aussies cop injury blow on eve of World Cup

The Australian team has received some bad news just ahead of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, with a key bowler ruled out.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

The Aussie bowler tipped to become the quickest of all time

The Aussie bowler tipped to become the quickest of all time

Tayla Vlaeminck shapes as Australia’s World Cup x-factor with former star Mel Jones declaring she can become the woman to break the 130km/h barrier.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Healy fails in alarming final Cup hit-out

Healy fails in alarming final Cup hit-out

Australia has survived a huge scare against South Africa in a final over thriller after star slugger Alyssa Healy’s form slump crashed to a new low.

Schutt playing by her own rules: ‘Who says what’s normal?’

premium_icon Schutt playing by her own rules: ‘Who says what’s normal?’

Megan Schutt is more than the top ranked bowler heading in to the T20 World Cup. She’s a trailblazer, a passionate, caring ‘rebel with a cause’.

Aussies steeled for inevitable backlash

premium_icon Aussies steeled for inevitable backlash

While the Aussies have ‘moved on’ from sandpapergate, Justin Langer acknowledges South African fans might have not.

Indian backflip after bitter Paine sledge

Indian backflip after bitter Paine sledge

India have finally come to the party with one of cricket’s newest innovations as Australia land some big concessions for the next summer’s blockbuster.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Concussion forces rising star out of Australia A clash

premium_icon Concussion forces rising star out of Australia A clash

Batting prodigy Will Pucovski is still feeling the lingering effects of a bizarre concussion he suffered in a clash earlier this month.

Cricket star hospitalised, game called off

Cricket star hospitalised, game called off

A Sri Lankan cricket star suffered a sickening blow to the head that saw shocked teammates rush to her side as she lay motionless on the turf.

Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

premium_icon Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

Indian fans are threatening a blue-out for the women’s T20 World Cup, with the Bharat Army ready to turn Homebush into Hyderabad

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Shield wrap: Teenage debutant shines, Tassie in strife

Shield wrap: Teenage debutant shines, Tassie in strife

Teenager Wil Parker was a shock inclusion but helped bowl the Vics into a strong position against NSW. Meanwhile, Tasmania’s top order was skittled yet again.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

How Candice saved David Warner’s career

How Candice saved David Warner’s career

David Warner was a cricket star on the rise, but his drinking and partying ways threatened to derail it all. Then Candice came along

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Kyly’s quick call on Michael Clarke split

Kyly’s quick call on Michael Clarke split

Kyly Clarke briefly spoke to media on her way out of a Bondi gym, in her first comments since her upcoming divorce was revealed

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Punter’s revealing ball-tampering claim

Ricky Ponting has revealed what he believes led to Aussie cricket’s cheating scandal, saying one element of the team was “out of control”

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

premium_icon Warner, Smith will let bats do talking: Carey

David Warner and Steve Smith will return to South Africa with the backing of the entire squad, as they battle nemesis Quinton de Kock and his Proteas teammates.

Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

premium_icon Renshaw announces shock break from cricket

Rising Queensland cricket star Matt Renshaw will take a break from the game after the Bulls decided to drop him from their Sheffield Shield team.

Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

premium_icon Paine thinking of England, in more ways than one

Tim Paine admits every series could be his last, but he has another Ashes in his sights

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