Cricket

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Smith weighs in on ‘dangerous’ MCG debacle

Smith weighs in on ‘dangerous’ MCG debacle

The MCG’s Boxing Day future is still under a cloud as cricket stars open up on the ground, as well as Cricket Australia taking a swipe.

New Zealand ready to challenge for win says Taylor

New Zealand ready to challenge for win says Taylor

Ross Taylor believes an experienced core of professionals will have New Zealand ready to challenge for their first win on Australian soil in over 30 years.

Joe Burns is hot but not bothered ahead of Perth Test

Joe Burns is hot but not bothered ahead of Perth Test

Sweltering temperatures of around 40 degrees are forecast for Australia’s first Test against New Zealand, but Joe Burns is ready for the conditions.

The best T20 players without a BBL deal

premium_icon The best T20 players without a BBL deal

Lurking on the fringes in Australia’s Premier Cricket competitions are players crying out for an opportunity at the next level. We’ve rated the best of rest.

Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer

Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer

Six from seven: Cameron Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer.

Forgotten Aussie star’s left-field fix for injury hell

premium_icon Forgotten Aussie star’s left-field fix for injury hell

Kurtis Patterson has already had his Test hopes dashed this summer because of a troublesome quad injury – and he’s taking radical steps to overcome that.

Superstar Mooney lauds Brisbane Heat captain Kirby

premium_icon Superstar Mooney lauds Brisbane Heat captain Kirby

Brisbane Heat superstar Beth Mooney has heaped praise on “unflappable’’ captain Kirby Short for her role in leading the Heat to back to back WBBL titles.

Under fire MCG: Hands off our Boxing Day Test

premium_icon Under fire MCG: Hands off our Boxing Day Test

Following Victoria’s abandoned Sheffield Shield clash against Western Australia, the MCC has issued a stern rebuke to critics

Crash: MCG far from the hallowed turf it’s made out to be

premium_icon Crash: MCG far from the hallowed turf it’s made out to be

The MCG is a ground we all love, but that’s part of the problem because romance rules reality. The truth is confronting.

The unlikely Aussie hero who saw off Kiwis’ greatest

premium_icon The unlikely Aussie hero who saw off Kiwis’ greatest

The Kiwis saw him as easy prey. Aussies could only pray for Whitney.

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