Cricket

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Warne, Gilchrist call out Paine’s captaincy

Warne, Gilchrist call out Paine’s captaincy

Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist have delivered a scathing review of the performance of three star Aussie cricketers.

'Biggest hit in BBL history' stuns cricket

'Biggest hit in BBL history' stuns cricket

Fans and commentators have been left gobsmacked by one of the biggest hits you will ever see in a cricket match.

Mon 18 Jan 2021

‘Extraordinary’ shot stuns cricket world

‘Extraordinary’ shot stuns cricket world

A stunning debut performance from Washington Sundar wasn’t enough as the Indian star unleashed one of cricket’s most audacious new shots.

Will rain destroy Aussie hopes of series win?

Will rain destroy Aussie hopes of series win?

India isn’t the only thing standing between Australia and victory, with a deluge threatening to dampen day four in Brisbane.

Careers on the line: Gabba Test will shape Aussie future

Premium Content Careers on the line: Gabba Test will shape Aussie future

With two days to go of the Test summer, the pressure is on the Australian team – with question marks around misfiring senior players writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.

Sat 16 Jan 2021

Warney slams ‘muppets’ in Marnus furore

Warney slams ‘muppets’ in Marnus furore

Shane Warne has taken a swipe at the controversy around his hot mic comments on Marnus Labuschagne went viral.

Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Premium Content Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Some might say the Aussies lack a killer punch. But in reality, this Indian outfit is as tough as they come. Welcome to our most gripping series since 2005.

Finch’s bolters: fresh faces to supercharge WC bid

Premium Content Finch’s bolters: fresh faces to supercharge WC bid

A squad of Big Bash All-Stars will head to New Zealand next month – headlined by a group of middle-order guns ready to power Australia’s World Cup hopes.

Aussie great’s sheepish 22-year confession

Aussie great’s sheepish 22-year confession

Former Australian Test spinner Kerry O’Keeffe has revealed the startling advice he gave Nathan Lyon’s parents in the late 1990s.

Stars finals hopes rocked by Rauf blow

Premium Content Stars finals hopes rocked by Rauf blow

Melbourne Stars’ bid for a breakthrough BBL title has suffered a huge blow after their leading quick received a surprise Test call-up.

India the target of ugly slur at Gabba

India the target of ugly slur at Gabba

For the second time in a week, Australian cricket crowds are making headlines for all the wrong reasons after video emerged of Indian players called grubs.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

Premium Content ‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

The eyes of Australian sports lovers are fully fixed on the Gabba as the Test with India starts, but there’s as much interest in the crowds as the players

Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Premium Content Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Shane Warne has cleared the air over his Marnus Labuschagne comments, while revealing how the young star can challenge The Big Three as the best batsman in the...

Restrictions: What to expect at the Gabba today

Premium Content Restrictions: What to expect at the Gabba today

The do-or-die five-day ­decider between India and Australia will today kick off under heavy health ­restrictions at the Gabba. Here’s what you can expect.

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Cruel blow for unlucky Aussie young gun

Cruel blow for unlucky Aussie young gun

Tim Paine has confirmed batting prodigy Will Pucovski will not feature in the fourth Test and also named the young gun’s replacement.

Aussie cricket star slams ‘whinging’ India

Premium Content Aussie cricket star slams ‘whinging’ India

An Aussie cricket star has used social media to take aim at the ‘whinging’ Indian team, as they continue to air concerns about their Brisbane hotel.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Head to miss out if Aussies need Pucovski back-up

Premium Content Head to miss out if Aussies need Pucovski back-up

Australian selectors look likely to avoid recalling Travis Head for the Gabba Test, instead looking elsewhere in the case they need to replace Will Pucovski.

Dodgy India move infuriates Aussies

Dodgy India move infuriates Aussies

Rishabh Pant was in awful form with the gloves and too injured to keep wicket – then he came out and smashed Australia’s bowlers.

India’s angry complaints to Brisbane hotel

India’s angry complaints to Brisbane hotel

Bruised and abused in Sydney, the tourists are now staying in a Brisbane hotel they’ve described as a “prison”.

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Smith gutted scuff cheating claims left stain on Test

Premium Content Smith gutted scuff cheating claims left stain on Test

It’s been called blatant cheating, yet a distraught Steve Smith says his scuffing action at an Indian batsman’s guard is nothing more than an innocuous habit.

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