Indigenous cricketers want BBL round

Australia's leading indigenous cricketers are pushing for their cultures to be celebrated during a stretch of the Big Bash League (BBL).

Hornets women up for the challenge

IPSWICH/LOGAN Hornets captain Leanne Bichel has declared her young side are ready to tackle a new challenge after Queensland Cricket last week announced the undefeated Jodie Fields Shield team would be admitted into the first grade, Katherine Raymont Shield for the 2018-19 season.

Smith ‘cried for four days’ after ball-tampering scandal

Smith ‘cried for four days’ after ball-tampering scandal Smith and former test vice-captain David Warner were handed 12-month bans by Cricket Australia (CA) after admitting a plan to tamper the ball during the third test against South Africa in Cape Town.

I probably spent 4 days in tears after ball-tampering scandal: Steve Smith

Sydney: Former Australia captain Steve Smith says he cried for four days as he tried to cope with the fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March.

Queensland’s Dane Gagai in doubt for State of Origin opener

Queensland in crisis: Star winger in doubt for State of Origin opener after Billy Slater pulled out with a hamstring injury – with Maroons forced to fly in emergency replacements Dane Gagai suffered a finger injury at Tuesday's closed Maroons training session Anthony Milford and Kalyn Ponga flew into Queensland to cover for injuries   Game one is at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday night Read more By Australian Associated Press Published: 00:57 EDT, 5 June 2018 | Updated: 00:58 EDT, 5 June 2018 Queensland are reeling after reports winger Dane Gagai suffered a finger injury at Tuesday's closed Maroons training session at the MCG.

Sir Viv eager for women’s tourney

BRIDGETOWN—Distinguished academic and cricket historian, Prof Sir Hilary Beckles, believes the “tide is turning” in West Indies cricket, and contends the excellence of the “Jason Holder generation” could lead to a revival of the former World champions.

Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral COLOMBO: Sri Lanka all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father’s funeral, officials said Monday.

Woakes joins Stokes on England injury list

Woakes joins Stokes on England injury list LONDON: England seamer Chris Woakes has joined Ben Stokes on the injury list for next weekend’s One-day International against Scotland.

Azhar, Asad line up county deals to hone match readiness

Azhar, Asad line up county deals to hone match readiness LONDON: Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are looking to stints in county cricket as Pakistan attempt to find ways to ensure their Test specialists play regular higher quality cricket.

Buttler glad he can serve England again in Test cricket

Buttler glad he can serve England again in Test cricket LEEDS: Jos Buttler believes he belongs in Test cricket after justifying the faith of new national selector Ed Smith during England’s drawn series with Pakistan.