Cricket

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Langer warns Khawaja ‘He needs to stand up’

Langer warns Khawaja ‘He needs to stand up’

Australia coach Justin Langer says star batsman Usman Khawaja realises he is out of form and needs a “great hundred” in the Test series against Sri Lanka.

Test hopeful’s unreal pink-ball advantage

Test hopeful’s unreal pink-ball advantage

Test hopeful Kurtis Patterson is one of few batsmen who can lay claim to having a better record against the pink cricket ball than the red.

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.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

NSW batsman scores second ton against Sri Lanka

NSW batsman scores second ton against Sri Lanka

NSW's Kurtis Patterson has made a second successive unbeaten century for a Cricket Australia XI against Sri Lanka in Hobart

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Australia have suffered a blow to their bowling stocks for the Test series against Sri Lanka, with key paceman Josh Hazlewood ruled out due to a back injury

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Dennis Nolan Cup honours ex-teammate

Dennis Nolan Cup honours ex-teammate

Moonie and Dalby Leagues Club take to the cricket field in memory of their friend.

Sunny weekend greets return of fixtures and reps

Sunny weekend greets return of fixtures and reps

A 40-over fixtures match between Colts and Criterions got things under way on Saturday afternoon, with a rep game capping things off on Sunday.

Warner injures elbow in possible World Cup blow

Warner injures elbow in possible World Cup blow

Australia World Cup preparations have been dealt a blow with David Warner believed to have injured his elbow in the Bangladesh Premier League.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Former Nine commentator Mark Nicholas appears to have come unstuck in an awkward observation during the South Africa Test series

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Controversial moment rocks Big Bash

Controversial moment rocks Big Bash

A monumental error has cost the Perth Scorchers dearly and left fans and commentators in disbelief over the unthinkable scenes.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Border goes into bat for underused Maxwell

Allan Border has added his voice to the growing chorus calling for Glenn Maxwell to be moved up the Australian order in ODI cricket.

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Maxwell watches on as Australia make 5-288

Australia have posted a total of 5-288 in their first ODI against India at the SCG, where three batsmen passed 50 and Marcus Stoinis smacked an unbeaten 47

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

South Africa lose 7-33 in dramatic opening to third Test

The Proteas collapsed, losing 7-33 as Pakistan came soaring back in the match on day one of the third Test at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Panesar not quite the ‘full Monty’

Someone call Adam Sandler because we might just have found a real-life Billy Madison in former England cricketer Monty Panesar

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

Rahul, Pandya ordered home over ‘sexist’ comments

KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya ordered home to face the music by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, after the duo's inappropriate comments about women

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Young gun a ‘once in a generation’ talent

Australian cricket is about to get a much-needed boost if you listen to a former star who is glowing about our next Ricky Ponting.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Carey to open batting in first one-dayer against India

Wicketkeeper Alex Carey has been promoted to open the batting in a new-look Australian ODI side, and Nathan Lyon has been picked ahead of Adam Zampa

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

Cricket rage: ‘Hang your heads in shame’

FORMER captain Ian Chappell’s battle cry has been picked up by another former star as the Australian cricket blame game intensifies.

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Added drama in bitter Wade snub revealed

Tasmania has responded with a telling revelation after Australia’s cricket selectors once again overlooked run machine Matthew Wade

Fixtures and rep games herald return of cricket

Fixtures and rep games herald return of cricket

The weekend brings matches between Colts and Criterions, and the Leagues Club and Moonie as well as a rep game between Dalby and Goondiwindi.

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