From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Australian cricketer David Warner regrets not keeping his outrage private, but says he was right to feel aggrieved by the use of his image next to a newspaper’s story on the seedy side of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
21 May 2013 is now no ordinary day in the Australian sporting calendar. It will go down in history as the day that women’s sport took a giant leap towards professionalism.
Test batsman David Warner has promised to choose his words more carefully after being fined $5750 for breaching Cricket Australia’s code of behaviour.
Phil Hughes says the English county mentor who reinvented him as a Test batsman will play a key role in his Ashes preparation.
Retirement from cricket’s international ranks has failed to dampen the form of Mike Hussey, who produced another match-winning display in the Indian Premier League to lift his team into Sunday’s final.
England might be overwhelming favourites to win the Ashes series, but the latest directive from coach Andy Flower suggests the champions aren’t feeling as comfortable as the bookies.
Three Indian cricket players were refused bail on Tuesday after they appeared in court on spot-fixing charges as police announced the arrest of a Bollywood actor over the scandal.
Last week I talked about Australia’s seam bowlers. Let’s now look at Australia’s batting options for the upcoming Ashes series.
If you watched the latest Mike Hussey masterclass in the Indian Premier League semi-final and didn’t have at least the smallest suspicion that what you were witnessing was not all as it should be then well done.
Opening batsman David Warner will have a Cricket Australia hearing on Wednesday over his angry Twitter exchanges with two journalists.
The arrest of three IPL players including a Test cricketer, S. Sreesanth, confirms what I have been saying for the last five years about the sham competition.
Australian cricketer David Warner is likely to face disciplinary action from Cricket Australia (CA) after he apparently launched a scathing attack on two journalists on social media on Saturday.
The Roar of the crowdYour sports opinion. Write your own article
Any Australian cricket fans suffering a crisis of confidence over our current Test squad and their ability in English conditions need only to turn to the early season performances by some unfancied expatriates for some solace in a rather counter-intuitive place:
Whatever career Adam Gilchrist tries to pursue as a day job after retiring from all forms of cricket following a stint in the IPL, he should give dancing a shot.
I, along with many other Aussies, spent our autumn afternoons watching what was a disappointing showing by Australia in India.
Today Australian Cricket Captain Michael Clarke, along with the rest of the squad to tour England, departed on their endeavor to win back the Urn.
You had to laugh when realising the exposing of corruption was the only time this year’s version of the greed-inspired Indian Premier League received any semblance of coverage.
Our lucky seventh team and one with a raft of strong candidates. My XI is:
Amid the frenzied analysis and criticism of the Australian Ashes squad, England’s shortcomings have largely been overlooked.
169 Have your say
David Warner’s latest Twitter outburst, reacting to News Ltd journalist Robert Craddock’s reaction to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, is reflective of a concerning culture in Australian cricket.
Jackson Bird could be the decisive factor in the Ashes and is a must in the first Test at Trent Bridge.
Leading to the Ashes there has been a lot of speculation about the line-up of the Australian team and how effective the Australians will be in English conditions.
I had to take a bit of a break from this exercise after struggling to put an E team together, but I am now back on board. My All Time F Team is:
It is either the whiskey clouding my senses or a touch of the seniles kicking in, with me struggling to think of a time in my over 60 years of watching when an Australian team has entered an Ashes series with so much uncertainty attached to it.