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Wed 27 Jan 2021

Aussies plan to make sure Patto’s talents don’t go to waste

Premium Content Aussies plan to make sure Patto’s talents don’t go to waste

James Pattinson is stuck in Test purgatory behind a trio of all-time great fast bowlers. The Aussies have a radical plan to ensure his talents are utilised.

Disa-Star: Team Green out after blowing BBL finals chance

Disa-Star: Team Green out after blowing BBL finals chance

Rival Renegades did the Stars a favour, leaving a simple equation for them to make BBL finals — but they only have themselves to blame for a brutal failure.

Tue 26 Jan 2021

Aussie cricket plagued by worrying trend

Aussie cricket plagued by worrying trend

Australia’s Test side has an unfortunate track record of tripping at the final hurdle, and one damning statistic highlights a dire problem.

GPS cricket legend and oldest living Test player reflects

Premium Content GPS cricket legend and oldest living Test player reflects

With GPS cricket starting Saturday, we present a two-part series of recollections from Australia’s oldest living Test player - Churchie’s Ken Archer.

Plot thickens in mystery over next Test captain

Premium Content Plot thickens in mystery over next Test captain

Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, or even Alex Carey? The mystery surrounding Australia’s next Test cricket captain is greater than ever.

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Phone call that brought Australia to its knees

Phone call that brought Australia to its knees

A phone call five months before the series even started was the genesis for India outsmarting the Aussies on their home turf.

Big stink as BBL takes another awful turn

Big stink as BBL takes another awful turn

Sydney Sixers batsman Moises Henriques was the victim of yet another BBL umpiring howler during Friday’s clash with the Sydney Thunder.

Cricket asks to jump vaccine queue ahead of tour

Premium Content Cricket asks to jump vaccine queue ahead of tour

With South Africa deemed a ‘very high risk’ country, Cricket Australia has fired off a formal request to the Federal Government to have players vaccinated.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Cricket stars fire back at ‘petty’ ScoMo

Cricket stars fire back at ‘petty’ ScoMo

Scott Morrison labelled Cricket Australia’s decision to rebrand the BBL on Australia Day as “pretty ordinary” but cricket stars have hit back.

Chappell calls out captaincy double standard

Chappell calls out captaincy double standard

Ian Chappell has weighed in as Australia’s captaincy debate turns ugly, and he’s filthy about a glaring issue concerning Tim Paine’s successor.

Solution to Big Bash howlers on the way

Premium Content Solution to Big Bash howlers on the way

Cricket Australia concedes the standard of umpiring in the Big Bash has prompted a call on the use of technology to eliminate inexcusable decisions.

Troubling detail in incredible cricket image

Troubling detail in incredible cricket image

An Indian hero was treated like royalty after returning home from Australia, but not everything about his arrival was worth cheering for.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

‘Pretty ordinary’: PM slams Aus Day move

‘Pretty ordinary’: PM slams Aus Day move

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has lashed out at Cricket Australia over its decision to rebrand the Big Bash League on Australia Day.

Seven lessons brave Indians taught Australia

Premium Content Seven lessons brave Indians taught Australia

They stormed the Gabbatoir, decimated by injury, and left with an epic Test series win. Now Australia must learn from India’s heroic efforts.

The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

Premium Content The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

As support for Tim Paine to remain as Australia’s Test captain wanes, one former selector says there’s a major problem should he be replaced.

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

A rough week for our cricketers got worse overnight as three superstars were given the chop by their IPL franchises.

Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Premium Content Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Cricket fans will notice a big change to the BBL bonanza planned for Australia Day — one Cricket Australia hopes will make the game more inclusive.

Top 10 best bowlers of the LJ Hooker League

Premium Content Top 10 best bowlers of the LJ Hooker League

We reveal who has been the best with the ball in the LJ Hooker League.

Top 10 best batsman of the LJ Hooker League

Premium Content Top 10 best batsman of the LJ Hooker League

We reveal who has been the standout with the bat in the Far North Coast’s premier cricket league.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

World stunned by extraordinary feat

World stunned by extraordinary feat

The cricket world is rubbing its eyes in disbelief after India pulled off a miracle that left legends of the sport searching for superlatives.

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