Cricket's favourite warm-up routine claims another victim

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 06:59 GMT

He hurt ligaments on Thursday trying to kick the ball away as his captain Joe Root bore down on him.

Hazlewood World Cup snub the right decision, says Langer

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 08:10 GMT

anger has defended the decision to leave Josh Hazlewood out of the World Cup squad, saying the paceman lacked match fitness as he recovers from a back injury.

Du Plessis backs Amla to regain form

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 01:52 GMT

Du Plessis acknowledged that Amla, 35, had slipped from his previous high standards, scoring only 444 runs at an average of 23.36 since his last century.

Khawaja, Paine ride luck to extend Australia lead to 233

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Khawaja was not out 67 and captain Paine, who was involved in a verbal exchange with Indian counterpart Virat Kohli at the end of the third day's play, was on 37.

Kohli engineered Kumble's exit, leaked email suggests

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 12:33 GMT

Former coach Anil Kumble quit over a rift with Kohli in June 2017, saying his relationship with the skipper was "untenable".

Paine hopes Australia can earn victory as well as respect

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 06:50 GMT

Thursday's opening delivery of the first test against India marks the start of a long summer job to win back the hearts of a sceptical public.

Mendis leads Sri Lanka fightback against England in Colombo

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 07:50 GMT

Mendis was batting on 77 at the break, hitting seven boundaries and a six in his knock. Silva, meanwhile, was on 37 with Sri Lanka.

England's Buttler ready to bat at 3 in second Sri Lanka test

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 04:02 GMT

England's top order has been unsettled since former captain and opener Andrew Strauss retired in 2012.

'Arrogant' and 'controlling' Australia criticised in culture review

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 03:30 GMT

he 145-page report conducted by The Ethics Centre found a disconnect between state associations and the national body.

Pakistan in control after Abbas wrecks Australia order

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 05:25 GMT

Pakistan stretched their lead to a daunting 281 by stumps on day two with Zaman's 66 and an unbeaten 54 by Ali taking them to 144-2.

Smith, Warner make smashing return to Australian cricket

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 12:34 GMT

Disgraced cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner made stunning returns to Australian cricket Saturday.

Cricket-England, Australia back players over match-fixing allegations

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 12:25 GMT

England and Australia have backed their players following allegations of corruption in the sport made in a documentary to be aired by news organisation

England's Stokes' court date clashes with potential comeback

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 04:48 GMT

Ben Stokes' return to international cricket was thrown into fresh doubt on Thursday when he was instructed to appear in court on the same day.

Debutant Ngidi bowls South Africa to series win over India

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 03:23 GMT

Test debutant Lungi Ngidi sensationally bowled South Africa to a series-clinching win on Wednesday, taking six for 39 as India were beaten by 135 runs on the fifth day of the second Test.

Shami takes three but South Africa move past 200-run lead

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 12:00 GMT

There is variable bounce, plenty of turn and the pitch is still on the slow side as South Africa aim to protect a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Cricket - ICC approves Perth Stadium to host all international formats

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 01:03 GMT

Perth Stadium is set to take over hosting duties from the historic WACA ground after the International Cricket Council (ICC)

Rabada set to wait for opening chance despite rapid rise

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 05:50 GMT

The world's top test bowler Kagiso Rabada says it is his ambition to open the bowling for South Africa, but he will likely have to wait for his chance

Ball tampering claims 'ridiculous' says Anderson

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 - 09:56 GMT

England pace bowler James Anderson has described as "ridiculous" accusations that he was involved in tampering with the ball.

Hazlewood: England's bowlers also need to bat better

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 06:49 GMT

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has piled more pressure on England's beleaguered bowling attack ahead of the Boxing Day Ashes test.

Lehmann to step down as Australia coach after 2019 Ashes

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 08:57 GMT

Darren Lehmann will step down as Australia coach after the 2019 Ashes series in England .