Cricket

Wed 24 Jul 2019

England star’s unusual Ashes prep

England star’s unusual Ashes prep

This is probably not the sight England cricket fans want to see — their injured star fast bowler partying down in Barbados, rather than rehabbing.

Aussies hope to reap benefits of ‘perfect preparation’

premium_icon Aussies hope to reap benefits of ‘perfect preparation’

Justin Langer and his crew of assistants have plotted a data-filled path towards securing a first Ashes victory in England since 2001.

Aussie bats fail to fire in Ashes audition

premium_icon Aussie bats fail to fire in Ashes audition

Australia’s batting woes have been laid bare by teammates in a chaotic start to their Ashes tour, where 17 wickets fell on day one of intra-squad contest.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Langer prepares to swing axe in ‘brutal’ final cut

premium_icon Langer prepares to swing axe in ‘brutal’ final cut

Australia’s trial match will pit mate against mate in two arbitrarily chosen sides, with Justin Langer revealing four remaining Ashes spots are there to be won

Bradman record Aussie women have in their sights

premium_icon Bradman record Aussie women have in their sights

With the Ashes retained, Meg Lanning’s Australia have now turned their focus to matching an achievement of one of the greatest sides ever to leave our shores.

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has named his squad for the upcoming Ashes series, but one batsmen couldn’t earn a spot.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

premium_icon Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has been appointed to the board to help stop the infighting that is damaging the local game.

Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

premium_icon Rogers: Patience can swing Ashes in Aussies’ favour

Former Test opener Chris Rogers has warned Australia’s left-handed batsmen to be brave in playing the ball very late, or else risk being undone by the swinging...

Paine: ‘This game is like a sixth Ashes Test’

premium_icon Paine: ‘This game is like a sixth Ashes Test’

In his exclusive column, the Test captain reveals how the two Australian teams were selected and the spicy competition between teammates

Crash: Day a nudge left Aussie cricket on brink of civil war

premium_icon Crash: Day a nudge left Aussie cricket on brink of civil war

If history is anything to go by, the upcoming Australia v Australia Ashes trial is set to explode as best friends battle for a spot in the 16-man squad.

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