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If I’d caught you Lyon, we wouldn’t feel this Paine

There aren't many lonelier jobs in the world than wicketkeeper.

Did Joe Root blunder in sending Australia into bat?

Ian Chappell, whose capacious cricket brain I draw on frequently during Australian summers, offers his characteristically blunt advice to skippers who want to offer their opponent first use of the wicket in a Test match.

Runs at last in Sheffield Shield as battle for Ashes spot heats up

Things really are getting rather spicy in that marvellous old beast that is the Sheffield Shield.

Lyon ticks another name off list with 6 wickets in Dhaka

When Nathan Lyon passed Hugh Trumble's mark of 141 for the most number of Test wickets taken by an Australian off-spinner in Jamaica in June 2015, his teammates dubbed him the GOAT.

Lehmann apologises for Ashes thumping and urges support for Clarke

Coach Darren Lehmann has apologised on behalf of the Australian team for its embarrassing Ashes series thumping in England.

Hard work the catalyst for Tim Paine’s remarkable Test call

When Tim Paine takes the field at the Gabba on Thursday for the first Ashes Test, it will have been 2,596 days since he last represented his country in white clothing.

We made a huge mistake: cricket fans say sorry to Ashes hero Shaun Marsh

Australia is on top in the second Test in Adelaide and it's all thanks to a magnificent unbeaten century from S̶t̶e̶v̶e̶ ̶S̶m̶i̶t̶h̶ Shaun Marsh.

Warner right for Bangladesh tour despite injury scare: Lehmann

Australia vice-captain David Warner will be right to play in this month's Test tour of Bangladesh, despite suffering a blow to the neck during a practice game in Darwin, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Warner retired hurt after he was struck on the n

John Kerry to John Howard: Eight politicians who failed at sport

Politicians are known more for breaking promises than bones, but US secretary of state John Kerry did the latter at the weekend, fracturing his right femur while cycling in France.

Lyon’s Ashes niggle is bizarre and irrelevant, England skipper Root says

England captain Joe Root has fired back in response to Nathan Lyon's pre-Ashes niggle, calling it irrelevant and suggesting the Australian has placed undue pressure on himself.


Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez banned because of illegal bowling action

By: AP | Dubai | Published:November 16, 2017 5:47 Hafeez was previously banned in November 2014 and June 2015 because of an illegal bowling action.

Ashes foes crash and burn