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2021 April
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Australia have clinched a 3-0 ODI series win in New Zealand to close out their summer of cricket with a world-record-extending 24th consecutive victory.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Australia spinner Jess Jonassen has detailed how a WBBL dressing-room spat gave Queensland the confidence and freedom to make their rise in women's cricket.
  • Mon, Apr 05, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne cracked another ton and Nathan Lyon took six wickets as Queensland surpassed NSW's first innings in the Sheffield Shield.
  • Mon, Apr 05, 2021
    It was a profitable day for Victoria in their Sheffield Shield clash, the Bushrangers taking the lead and reducing SA to 5-151 by stumps on day three.
  • Sun, Apr 04, 2021
    Things aren't going according to plan for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield after solid Tasmania batting and injury ensured the visitors gained control.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    Australia won last year's Twenty20 women's World Cup in front of 86,000 people, but they are now on the verge of an even bigger feat in one-day cricket.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    After a winless season that ensures they will again finish last in the Sheffield Shield, South Australia are looking to end on a high against Victoria.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    Eyeing off a spot in the Sheffield Shield final, Western Australia made a strong start against Tasmania before losing key bowler Joel Paris to injury.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    With both sides aiming for a place in the Sheffield Shield final, day one of the clash between NSW and Queensland finished nicely poised.
  • Fri, Apr 02, 2021
    A star-studded final round of the Sheffield Shield will determine which two of Queensland, NSW and Western Australia advance to the final beginning on April 15.
2021 March
  • Tue, Mar 30, 2021
    New Zealand have upset world champions Australia to claim a four-wicket win off the last ball of the second Twenty20 women's cricket clash at Napier.
  • Mon, Mar 29, 2021
    Steve Smith will fit in one domestic match on return from an elbow injury before the superstar batsman flies out for Indian Premier League duties on Thursday.
  • Mon, Mar 29, 2021
    Mitchell Swepson will return from a stress fracture in his neck as Queensland chase finals berths in the one-day and Sheffield Shield competitions this week.
  • Sun, Mar 28, 2021
    Queensland have dominated their one-day clash with South Australia in Brisbane, cruising to a 160-run win thanks largely to Marnus Labuschagne's 82.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Ton-up Jonny Bairstow and six-smashing Ben Stokes blitzed India as England won the second ODI by six wickets to take the series into a mouth-watering decider.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Ahead of Australia's women's T20 series with New Zealand, coach Matthew Mott says his top six is set but there will be changes in the bowling stocks.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Western Australia have rammed home their advantage against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield, leaving the Bushrangers needing a minor miracle on the final day.
  • Fri, Mar 26, 2021
    Poor weather, rather than bad decision-making, led to the Shield game between Queensland and South Australia being abandoned without play, an official says.
  • Thu, Mar 25, 2021
    Three days in and the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and South Australia is yet to start after the deluge of rain took its toll on Ian Healy Oval.
  • Thu, Mar 25, 2021
    New Zealand lost their recent home series against England but fit-again all-rounder Ellyse Perry says that means they could fire against Australia.
  • Tue, Mar 23, 2021
    The opening day of Queensland's Sheffield Shield clash against South Australia in Brisbane has been abandoned as heavy rainfall lashes the region.
  • Mon, Mar 22, 2021
    Tasmania have beaten NSW by 298 runs in their Sheffield Shield clash at Bellerive Oval after dismissing the visitors for 194 in the second innings.
  • Sun, Mar 21, 2021
    NSW were rolled for their lowest ever Sheffield Shield total, with Tasmania's Jackson Bird taking a career-best 7-18 to help his side to a 492-run lead.
  • Wed, Mar 17, 2021
    Persistent rain has forced play to be abandoned without a ball being bowled on day three of the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria.
  • Wed, Mar 17, 2021
    Uncapped quicks Darcie Brown and Hannah Darlington are among the Australians hoping a trip to New Zealand will help boost their hopes of World Cup selection.
  • Tue, Mar 16, 2021
    Test opener Marcus Harris believes he's reached a level of comfort in Sheffield Shield cricket that he wants to take to the international stage.
  • Mon, Mar 15, 2021
    Victoria have stuttered to 4-81 after just 21.4 overs were possible on a wet first day of their Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland in Brisbane.
  • Sun, Mar 14, 2021
    Rain has washed out play between NSW and Western Australia, putting the Blues back on top of the domestic one-day competition ladder.
  • Sat, Mar 13, 2021
    Jofra Archer took three wickets to help restrict India to 7-124 in the first T20 international and set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for England.
  • Fri, Mar 12, 2021
    Coach Jason Gillespie has vowed to turn around South Australia's form after his team suffered a "difficult to swallow" nine-wicket one-day loss to Tasmania.
  • Thu, Mar 11, 2021
    A three-wicket burst by Michael Neser has set the platform for Queensland to claim a bonus-point 93-run one-day win over Western Australia at the Gabba.
  • Tue, Mar 09, 2021
    The Indian Premier League will give those on the fringe of Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad, like Josh Philippe, a chance to boost their bid for a call-up.
  • Tue, Mar 09, 2021
    Victoria opener Marcus Harris has been given a one-game suspension and will miss his state's one-day clash with Tasmania in Melbourne.
  • Mon, Mar 08, 2021
    Mitchell Starc, Sean Abbott and Kurtis Patterson all impressed for NSW but South Australia still have the whip hand in their Sheffield Shield match.
  • Mon, Mar 08, 2021
    Queensland are giving as good as they got in their Sheffield Shield game, moving to 5-453 at the end of day three in response to Western Australia's 5(dec)-458.
  • Sun, Mar 07, 2021
    Ravichandran Ashwin was left delighted by India's triumph over England but still rates his side's win in Australia as the pinnacle of their achievements.
  • Sun, Mar 07, 2021
    Martin Guptill has clubbed New Zealand to victory in their T20 series with Australia, the Kiwis claiming a seven-wicket win in the series decider.
  • Sat, Mar 06, 2021
    Australia go into their T20 decider in New Zealand buoyed by spinners Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa and Glenn Maxwell having taken the lion's share of their wickets.
  • Sat, Mar 06, 2021
    Allrounder Cameron Green has blasted his third century in as many matches for WA, an opening-day Sheffield Shield ton against Queensland at the Gabba.
  • Sat, Mar 06, 2021
    The Black Caps won't hesitate to consider more spin in Sunday's T20 series decider with Australia if the Wellington wicket provides turn.
  • Sat, Mar 06, 2021
    Tasmania have opened up a lead of 53 runs at stumps on day two of their Shield clash against Victoria after Jackson Bird took four first-innings wickets.
  • Fri, Mar 05, 2021
    Aaron Finch struck 26 off the final over and Australia's bowlers squeezed the life out of New Zealand to level the T20 series at 2-2.
  • Fri, Mar 05, 2021
    Thirteen wickets fell on the opening day of the first Sheffield Shield match at the MCG since 2019, with Victoria going to stumps at 3-70 after Tasmania's 188.
  • Fri, Mar 05, 2021
    Experienced midfielder Callan Ward is ready to spend some time in the ruck this AFL season as he and GWS seek to move on from a disappointing 2020.
  • Thu, Mar 04, 2021
    Australia's Dan Christian had a crazy day in the Pakistan Super League, bowling a death-over that cost 32 runs before guiding a victorious Karachi run chase.
  • Thu, Mar 04, 2021
    Australia captain Aaron Finch says he has been buoyed by the support of selectors, coaches and teammates to end his long T20 dry spell.
  • Thu, Mar 04, 2021
    James Pattinson's battle with mate and former teammate Peter Siddle will be an entertaining subplot in the Victoria-Tasmania Sheffield Shield clash at the MCG.
  • Thu, Mar 04, 2021
    David Warner proved he has overcome a groin injury by posting an impressive 87 for New South Wales in a six-wicket win over South Australia.
  • Wed, Mar 03, 2021
    Australia's hopes of taking part in the inaugural world Test championship final will come down to whether England can record an upset win over India.
  • Wed, Mar 03, 2021
    Fit-again opener David Warner says with hindsight he would not have rushed back and returned to action during Australia's Test series against India.
  • Tue, Mar 02, 2021
    Despite four players isolating after being in Auckland, coach Gary Stead says NZ have no availability issues for Wednesday's T20 clash with Australia.
  • Mon, Mar 01, 2021
    Three of New Zealand's starting XI in the T20 series against Australia will not resume Black Caps duty until they return negative tests for COVID-19.
  • Mon, Mar 01, 2021
    Glenn Maxwell has revealed his strategy for dealing with sledging from Kiwi fans during the T20 series in New Zealand as he eyes off another IPL stint.
  • Mon, Mar 01, 2021
    NSW superstar David Warner will face South Australia in a one-dayer at Adelaide Oval, marking his first game since Australia's Test series loss to India.
2021 February
  • Sun, Feb 28, 2021
    Australia's T20 cricketers were considering a boycott of Auckland's Eden Park if playing there meant quarantining on the way home from their New Zealand series.
  • Sun, Feb 28, 2021
    Nathan Lyon can't understand why there has been so much "crying" over the spin-friendly pitch that led to a chaotic Test defeat for England in Ahmedabad.
  • Sun, Feb 28, 2021
    The Redbacks have been left to rue the one that got away after WA tail-enders Cameron Gannon and Liam O'Connor dug in to secure a thrilling Shield draw.
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2021
    Josh Philippe's international career took off with 45 in Dunedin but the T20 ace says he "definitely left a few runs out there" in Australia's tight loss.
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2021
    Hannah Darlington has capped a big week, following her first call-up to the Australia squad by becoming the youngest cricket captain in NSW's 165-year history.
  • Sat, Feb 27, 2021
    Cameron Green hit an unbeaten 168 in the Shield clash between Western Australia and South Australia, with SA taking an overall lead of 243 into the final day.
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2021
    Daniel Sams was everywhere in Australia's narrow T20 loss to New Zealand, opening and closing the bowling, making a run out and posting a quickfire 41.
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2021
    Travis Head has scored his highest first-class score of 223 in his first Sheffield Shield game for South Australia since being dropped from the Test team.
  • Fri, Feb 26, 2021
    Moises Henriques third century of the Sheffield Shield has helped NSW to a big lead over Victoria and added weight to claims he could be Australia's No.5.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    New Zealand have beaten Australia by four runs in a grandstand finish in Dunedin on Thursday, taking a 2-0 lead in their five-match T20 series.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    After striking eight sixes against Australia, New Zealand veteran Martin Guptill is now the world's leading six-hitter in international T20s.
  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    Travis Head has hit an unbeaten century for South Australia against Western Australia in his first red-ball innings since being dropped from the Test team.
  • Wed, Feb 24, 2021
    Left-arm quick Daniel Sams is one of a few Australian internationals to play in the Plunket Shield: New Zealand's version of the Sheffield Shield.
  • Wed, Feb 24, 2021
    An elbow injury has ruled Steve Smith out of NSW's Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria, while Mitchell Starc will miss the game after the death of his father.
  • Wed, Feb 24, 2021
    Queensland spinner and Test aspirant Mitch Swepson looks set to miss the remainder of the domestic summer after suffering a stress fracture in his neck.
  • Wed, Feb 24, 2021
    Rising star Cameron Green will return to Sheffield Shield duties this week when he lines up for WA against South Australia at the WACA, starting on Thursday.
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Teenage quick Darcie Brown and Hannah Darlington, 20, have been picked in Australia's women's squad for the white-ball NZ tour as selectors look to the future.
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Batting sensation Devon Conway has made no secret of his desire to play Test cricket for the Black Caps after his brilliant T20 knock against Australia.
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Australia captain Aaron Finch refused to use quarantine as an excuse as Mitch Marsh made his highest T20 score on an otherwise poor night against New Zealand.
  • Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Nathan Lyon will not seek to fill a long gap between Tests by playing county cricket in England, revealing he has knocked back a chance to sign with Hampshire.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Australia's T20 skipper Aaron Finch joined his NZ counterpart Kane Williamson to lay a wreath in Christchurch on the anniversary of a devastating earthquake.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Usman Khawaja has guided the Queensland Bulls to a four-wicket win over Tasmania in the one-day cup, his second match-winning knock in three days.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Captain Usman Khawaja's unbeaten 115 has helped Queensland reel in a target of 310 and complete a three-wicket win over Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    NSW Breakers coach Dominic Thornely has called on Australia's cricket selectors to hand Sammy-Jo Johnson a debut on next month's white-ball tour of New Zealand.
  • Sat, Feb 20, 2021
    Matthew Wade is in the box seat to keep for Australia at this year's Twenty20 World Cup, but the veteran is upbeat his Test axing won't end his Test career.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Jhye Richardson has the chance to push for a Twenty20 World Cup spot in India with his $2.48-million IPL deal, two years after an injury cost him dearly.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Nathan Lyon snared his maiden 10-wicket match haul for NSW but could not prevent Victoria chasing down 141 to win the Sheffield Shield clash at the SCG.
  • Fri, Feb 19, 2021
    Allrounder Glenn Maxwell, along with fast bowlers Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith, were the big winners among the Australian contingent in the IPL auction.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitch Marsh and Josh Philippe are among the Australian stars who will feature in the draft for English cricket's The Hundred.
  • Thu, Feb 18, 2021
    Adam Zampa, who will have gone almost a month between games when Australia start a trans-Tasman Twenty20 series, admits he would have preferred a shorter break.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    The England-Australia under-19 cricket series due to take place in Australia in April has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    An unbeaten century from recalled batsman Caleb Jewell has helped Tasmania reach 7-293 at stumps on day one of their Sheffield Shield game against Queensland.
  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne's astronomical rise will go under the hammer for the first time while Steve Smith and veteran Dan Christian hope to land IPL teams.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Ben McDermott has put the focus on starting faster with the bat if he gets a second chance in Australia's Twenty20 middle order against New Zealand.
  • Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Steve Smith took a less-is-more approach to his cricket between matches, putting down the bat for four weeks before his return to action for NSW.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 2021
    Pat Cummins has fired with bat and ball in his NSW captaincy debut, helping the Blues defeat Victoria by 59 runs in a one-day clash at North Sydney Oval.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Four of the BBL's biggest stars have committed their futures to the Perth Scorchers, as the franchise chases a record fourth competition title.
  • Sat, Feb 13, 2021
    Powerful allrounder Mitch Marsh says he's looking forward to swinging hard in the middle order during the upcoming five-match T20 series in New Zealand.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Australian T20 allrounder Ashton Turner says quarantine has allowed for mental freshness before the five-match series against New Zealand.
  • Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Captain Meg Lanning says a documentary on Australia's Twenty20 World Cup triumph, in front of 86,174 fans at the MCG, shows her squad's emotion and nerves.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Selectors have already picked half of Australia's T20 World Cup squad with players vying for other spots during the five-match series in New Zealand.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    Pat Cummins is among the Australians set to take part in this year's Indian Premier League, which organisers hope to hold in India despite COVID-19 challenges.
  • Wed, Feb 10, 2021
    National vice-captain Pat Cummins has been appointed skipper of NSW's one-day side as he and other Test stars prepare to return to domestic cricket.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    NSW captain Alyssa Healy says her side will be wary of the threat posed by former teammate Ellyse Perry when they begin their one-day season against Victoria.
  • Tue, Feb 09, 2021
    Australian Test great Shane Warne was not alone in criticising England's "timid and cautious" approach to trying to win the first Test against India in Chennai.
  • Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Jhye Richardson and Alex Hales, fresh from productive Big Bash League seasons, are among the stars hoping to be picked up in the Indian Premier League auction.
  • Sun, Feb 07, 2021
    Ashton Turner says he and other players heading to New Zealand for a Twenty20 tour are excited despite the prospect of more quarantine and biosecurity bubble.
  • Sat, Feb 06, 2021
    All eyes will be on the Big Bash League's player of the tournament Josh Philippe as he seeks to deliver another best-on-ground performance in the final.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Ashton Turner's Perth Scorchers will chase a fourth BBL title against the reigning champion Sydney Sixers on Saturday in the fourth decider between the sides.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Sydney Sixers coach Greg Shipperd, having helped improve players ranging from Ricky Ponting to Josh Philippe, has enhanced his status yet again this summer.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Perth Scorchers' prized England international recruit Jason Roy is in doubt for the Big Bash League final against Sydney Sixers because of an ankle injury.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne says Australia's Test squad must support each other and unite when they next link up, adding that he loves under-fire coach Justin Langer.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques says it would be inconvenient for everyone if the Big Bash League final is staged on a reserve day because of rain.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Australian Cricket Hall of Fame inductee Lisa Sthalekar continues to push for progress in the women's game since her 2013 retirement.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    Liam Livingstone says the Perth Scorchers are brimming with confidence and have real momentum going into the Big Bash League final against Sydney Sixers.
  • Fri, Feb 05, 2021
    A round of golf has proven expensive for Melbourne Renegades allrounder Will Sutherland, who has been fined $5000 by Cricket Australia for a biosecurity breach.
  • Thu, Feb 04, 2021
    Sydney Sixers star Josh Philippe, having proven himself a damaging white-ball batsman, knows he may not play a single first-class game this season.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Cricket Australia's interim CEO Nick Hockley says coach Justin Langer has the "full support" of CA hierarchy amid reports of unrest within the playing group.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Cricket South Africa says Australia's decision to cancel their upcoming tour is 'extremely disappointing' given the work the hosts put into managing safety.
  • Wed, Feb 03, 2021
    Chris Lynn has credited the Brisbane Heat's selflessness for their revival as they prepare to play the Perth Scorchers for a spot in the BBL final.
  • Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Carlos Brathwaite says the Sydney Sixers will need to control their emotions in front of a home crowd at the SCG if they are to claim another BBL title.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Brisbane Heat are threatening to snatch the Big Bash League title as they eye a fourth straight must-win game, which has been shifted from Perth to Canberra.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Sydney Sixers, having secured hosting rights for the Big Bash League final, are yet to give up hope of Mitchell Starc returning for the SCG season finale.
  • Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Sydney Thunder skipper Callum Ferguson says 19-year-old spinner Tanveer Sangha is ready to play Twenty20 cricket for Australia on their tour of New Zealand.
2021 January
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    England superstar Ben Stokes and Sydney Sixers veteran Steve O'Keefe are the latest notable figures calling for the Big Bash League to adopt a review system.
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    Brisbane Heat have defeated Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League elimination final, hauling in a target of 159 on the back of Sam Heazlett's unbeaten 74.
  • Sun, Jan 31, 2021
    Steve O'Keefe says Sydney Sixers' adaptability has helped them navigate a nomadic season in which they are on the cusp of a third Big Bash League title.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    Nathan McAndrew, who is helping power Sydney Thunder's push for another title, is a prime example of how the Big Bash is a launching pad for grade cricketers.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    Mitch Marsh's controversial dismissal proved a talking point in the lopsided Big Bash League qualifying final between Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers.
  • Sat, Jan 30, 2021
    Big Bash League defending champions Sydney Sixers will host this season's final after crushing Perth by nine wickets in their qualifying final in Canberra.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Ben Laughlin flew for a terrific catch while Jimmy Peirson showed considerable calm as Brisbane chased down 131 to end Adelaide's BBL season at the Gabba.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Sydney Sixers veteran Dan Christian says Manuka Oval will serve as a good substitute for the SCG in his Big Bash League side's qualifying final against Perth.
  • Fri, Jan 29, 2021
    Sydney Thunder have a big selection call to make for their Big Bash League final, with Daniel Sams progressing well as he seeks to return at Manuka Oval.
  • Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Trent Woodhill, the architect of new Big Bash League rules, believes the International Cricket Council may follow suit and rejig Twenty20 powerplays.
  • Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn says his side has learnt from "character-building" close losses as they aim for five straight wins to claim the BBL title.
  • Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Sydney Sixers coach Greg Shipperd says the table-topping defending champions won't let uncertainty clouding the SCG stall their push for another Big Bash crown.
  • Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Star paceman Jhye Richardson says his lack of long-form cricket means that selectors were right to pick him for the T20 tour of NZ instead of the Test series.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    A look at how the BBL's finals will shape up, with five matches to be played before the eventual winner is declared.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Moises Henriques has enjoyed an immediate impact on his return from Test squad duties as the ladder-leading Sydney Sixers eye another BBL title.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Teenage legspinner Tanveer Sangha is the fresh face in Australia's Twenty20 squad to tour New Zealand, led by out-of-form batsman Aaron Finch.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Australian cricket selector Trevor Hohns says the criticism of captain Tim Paine following the loss to India was unfair and, in some cases, in poor taste.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Matthew Wade has been dropped from Australia's Test squad to tour South Africa with in-form wicketkeeper Alex Carey from South Australia earning a call-up.
  • Wed, Jan 27, 2021
    Sydney Sixers are excited about the prospect of playing home finals in Canberra in pursuit of another BBL title after they finished top of the ladder.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Former Test captain Greg Chappell says Tim Paine's role as Australia's captain and wicketkeeper should not be in question following the series loss to India.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    The last three games of the BBL's regular season on Tuesday will decide the make-up of the finals, with seven of the eight teams in the mix.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Hobart Hurricanes needed to beat last-placed Melbourne Renegades to snare a BBL finals spot, but managed just 9-139 in pursuit of 151 for victory.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Sydney Sixers have finished top of the BBL table after a five-wicket win over Melbourne Stars, who missed their finals chance.
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Sydney clubs Sixers and Thunder will host BBL finals matches at Canberra's Manuka Oval because of ongoing travel restrictions surrounding their home city.
  • Mon, Jan 25, 2021
    The Australian Cricketers' Association says players won't push for the lighter option of T20s in New Zealand ahead of a hard lockdown for South Africa Tests.
  • Mon, Jan 25, 2021
    Five teams are fighting over the remaining three BBL finals spots heading into the last round of qualifying matches, with the Scorchers and Sixers locked in.
  • Mon, Jan 25, 2021
    Former NRL boss Todd Greenberg will take over as the new chief executive of the Australian Cricketers Association, ready for his history to help him.
  • Sun, Jan 24, 2021
    Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn says Test batsman Marnus Labuschagne has been a welcome inclusion as the team clings to hopes of a BBL finals berth.
  • Sun, Jan 24, 2021
    The Perth Scorchers are still unsure if they will be allowed to play home finals in Western Australia this season because of ongoing border restrictions.
  • Sat, Jan 23, 2021
    Perth Scorchers have won eight of their last nine matches and moved to the top of the BBL table with their 11-run win over Melbourne Stars.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    Alex Carey has revealed he'd put being a reserve for the Test squad ahead of playing Twenty20s, as selectors work out how to split Australia's cricketers.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    Andre Fletcher has been ruled out of the Melbourne Stars' clash with the Perth Scorchers, his last Big Bash game before leaving for a T10 league in Abu Dhabi.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    After cracking a brilliant BBL century for Sydney Thunder, Englishman Alex Hales says he has no idea if his exile from international cricket will ever end.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    BBL leading wicket-taker Jhye Richardson was the player of the match as Perth Scorchers registered an important 22-run BBL win over Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Fri, Jan 22, 2021
    Perth Scorchers quick Jhye Richardson's eye-catching Big Bash League form has put him back in the national selection frame after he overcame shoulder injuries.
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Fit-again paceman Jason Behrendorff says it's nice to be back playing cricket again after being dogged by a series of back stress fractures since 2014.
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Young Indian star Rishabh Pant has gone from second-choice gloveman in his country to the world's best wicketkeeper-batsman in one career-defining series.
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    The Sixers are hoping for Sean Abbott and Moises Henriques to make their BBL returns provided they record negative COVID tests, as expected, in time.
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Steve Smith, Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell, three Australian T20 titans, are the biggest names to have been ditched by their Indian Premier League franchises.
  • Thu, Jan 21, 2021
    Melbourne Stars face top sides Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers in their last two matches as they fight for a spot in the Big Bash League finals.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Three BBL clubs will wear Indigenous jerseys around the January 26 public holiday while Cricket Australia will drop the term "Australia Day" from promotions.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Mackenzie Harvey smashed an unbeaten 47 as he and Beau Webster steered the Renegades to a five-wicket upset win over the Stars in the BBL's Melbourne derby.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Jhye Richardson says he felt some anxiety when he made his recent comeback from shoulder surgery, but those feelings are gone thanks to his sizzling BBL form.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Nathan Lyon has told the Sydney Sixers he will sit out the end of the BBL season with fellow Test stars Mitchell Starc and Cameron Green also set to miss games.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    One and a half years after England's Ben Stokes shocked Australia in an epic run chase, Rishabh Pant produced a similar knock to snatch victory in Brisbane.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Mitchell Starc has returned to Sydney for scans on his hamstring as captain Tim Paine threw his support behind the bowler after India's Brisbane run chase.
  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021
    Sydney Thunder allrounder Daniel Sams has been ruled out of the rest of the BBL regular season with a hand injury and is now battling to be fit for the finals.
  • Tue, Jan 19, 2021
    India have secured a remarkable 2-1 series win against Australia with a record final-day run chase of 328 at the Gabba, where the hosts hadn't lost since 1988.
  • Tue, Jan 19, 2021
    Steve Smith has praised Cameron Green's debut summer, predicting the allrounder's quest for a maiden scalp will end on the final day of the Test series.
  • Tue, Jan 19, 2021
    Mitchell Starc has declared himself fit to bowl on the final day of the Gabba Test as Australia chase 10 wickets to secure a series win against a defiant India.
  • Tue, Jan 19, 2021
    Nathan Lyon has been left stranded on 399 Test wickets after a frustrating series loss to India in which they handled him better than any other visiting side.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Josh Hazlewood says Australia's quicks are ready to dig deep in the final innings at the Gabba, having pulled up well after a taxing finish to the SCG Test.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Allan Border and Adam Gilchrist are among the cricketing greats who are questioning Australia's decision not to declare at tea on day four of the final Test.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    James Faulkner will likely miss the remainder of the Big Bash League for the Hobart Hurricanes after re-aggravating a hamstring injury at training.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    The series between Australia and India remains in the balance at stumps on day four of the final Test in Brisbane, where the visitors are chasing 328 to win.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Melbourne Stars quick Liam Hatcher, man of the match against the Renegades, is thriving after his move to the BBL team this season from Sydney Thunder.
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Mark Waugh doesn't expect Matthew Wade to hold his place for Australia's next Test after the batsman capped an underwhelming series against India with a duck.
  • Sun, Jan 17, 2021
    The Melbourne Stars made tough work of a six-wicket win over the Melbourne Renegades in their BBL derby at the MCG before Nic Maddinson steered them home.
  • Sun, Jan 17, 2021
    Former India opener Sunil Gavaskar says Rohit Sharma gifted his wicket to Australia in Brisbane, roasting the veteran for his lack of restraint.
  • Sun, Jan 17, 2021
    The Sydney Thunder have made a deliberate plan to have their full squad available all season and they expect it to pay off more as the Big Bash finals near.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    Less than a week after a day to forget at the SCG, Australian captain Tim Paine has lifted his team's total at the Gabba with another gutsy batting display.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    Josh Philippe has hit his second straight half-century to help the Sydney Sixers to a BBL win over Perth Scorchers and prompt calls for Australia selection.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    India have reached 2-62 at stumps on a rain-hit second day of the series-deciding fourth Test at the Gabba, after Australia were bowled out for 369.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    The BBL's power surge has made life tougher for opening batsmen, but Sydney Thunder's Alex Hales claims the field spreading earlier is behind his big hitting.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    Renegades skipper Aaron Finch says he needs to rediscover his attacking mindset as his team take on derby rivals Melbourne Stars at the MCG.
  • Sat, Jan 16, 2021
    Melbourne Stars opener Andre Fletcher has revealed details of a surprise phone call from Brian Lara that sparked his match-winning innings against Adelaide.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Cricket Australia have started conversations with state governments on allowing Test players to exit Brisbane and play BBL, hopeful the bio-bubble will help.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Thangarasu Natarajan missed his daughter's birth to tour as a net bowler, but on Friday became the first Indian to debut in all three formats on the same tour.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Navdeep Saini limped off the Gabba with a suspected groin injury, becoming the latest on a long list of Indians to suffer a setback in the Test series.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne has scored his fifth Test century to steer Australia out of early danger in the series-deciding fourth Test against India at the Gabba.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Nathan McAndrew grew up playing on the fields named after Shane Lee in the Illawarra, but now the Sydney Thunder allrounder has impressed his childhood idol.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Former South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel played his first match in five months as Brisbane Heat scored a five-wicket BBL win over the Melbourne Renegades.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Australia's search for a functioning opening partnership continues after David Warner and Marcus Harris were out cheaply against India's makeshift Test attack.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has become the latest person to defend Steve Smith, saying that the much-maligned incident hardly mattered to the tourists.
  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021
    Wickets have proven more important than runs during the power surges of this year's Big Bash, with teams unable to recover from a flurry of wickets.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    The Gabba's head groundsman David Sandurski is confident all the wicket's hallmarks will be on display when the fourth Test begins on Friday.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    Gabba security is on alert for any unacceptable abuse from fans at the fourth Test, with Tim Paine and Nathan Lyon urging supporters to be respectful of India.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    Will Pucovski has failed a fitness test at the Gabba, with Marcus Harris locked in to open the batting in Australia's Test series decider against India.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    Jasprit Bumrah is yet to be ruled out of the fourth Test in Brisbane, where India are refusing to confirm if they could roll the dice on the injured spearhead.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    Joe Burns hit 31 not out from 15 balls to steer Brisbane Heat to a five-wicket win over Melbourne Renegades after some nervous moments in the BBL.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    Tim Paine says he should have been a better captain and kept Mitchell Starc more relaxed at the SCG, where the left-armer recorded match figures of 1-127.
  • Thu, Jan 14, 2021
    The Sydney Sixers have had the toughest Big Bash road schedule of any team due to COVID-19, but they've turned it into a positive to go top of the standings.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    Josh Hazlewood says touring sides don't like to play at the Gabba, while Australia grow a leg when in action at the venue because of their undefeated streak.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    India have arrived in Brisbane for the fourth Test but angst about their biosecurity bubble continues to bubble away, according to several reports in India.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    It has been an injury-cursed summer of cricket for both teams, prompting Justin Langer to ponder whether the rescheduled Indian Premier League played a part.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    Australia coach Justin Langer says he is "really hopeful" that injured young gun Will Pucovski will be cleared to play the Test series decider against India.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    Australian coach Justin Langer is appalled by commentary suggesting Steve Smith had scuffed the crease to put off the Indian batsmen on day five at the SCG.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    In-form Perth Scorchers allrounder Mitch Marsh won't be able to bowl again this season after scans confirmed he has suffered a moderate side strain.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    They may be without star allrounder Mitch Marsh for several games, but the Perth Scorchers loom as the team to beat for the BBL title this season.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    Justin Langer is backing under-fire captain Tim Paine but knows it only takes one incident to ruin Australia's rebuild following the 2018 ball-tampering saga.
  • Wed, Jan 13, 2021
    Steve O'Keefe took a career-best 3-15 before Josh Philippe scored 64 to help the Sydney Sixers to a Big Bash win over the Sydney Thunder.
  • Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Australia's bowlers will be forced to deal with their toughest turnaround in eight years for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy decider against India at the Gabba.
  • Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Jasprit Bumrah will reportedly be an enforced omission for the Test series decider in Brisbane, having been one of several fresh injury concerns for India.
  • Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Perth Scorchers star Mitch Marsh will undergo scans on Wednesday after suffering a suspected side strain while bowling against the Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Tim Paine says his behaviour was out of line on day five at the SCG, where he was criticised for verbals directed at India veteran Ravichandran Ashwin.
  • Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Australia's star pacemen and young batsman Will Pucovski will be monitored closely before the four-Test series decider against India starts in Brisbane.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    All Big Bash games have been moved from Sydney due to the COVID-19 outbreak after Cricket Australia confirmed the final parts of their schedule.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    Daniel Christian's composure in a successful Sydney Sixers run chase has ended Brisbane's winning streak and denied them a rise to third on the BBL ladder.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    Cricket Australia chief executive Nick Hockley says his organisation and NSW Police are still investigating alleged racial abuse of Indian players at the SCG.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    The fourth Test between Australia and India will be played in Brisbane from Friday with the crowd capped at 50 per cent capacity at the Gabba.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    Cameron Green has made a seamless transition to Test cricket and is living up to the hype, having top-scored in Australia's second innings of the SCG Test.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    Australia captain Tim Paine, fined for dissent over an incident on day three of the SCG Test, says he must set a better example for children watching on TV.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    Hanuma Vihari is the latest member of India's squad to suffer an injury, while it is unclear whether Rishabh Pant will be able to take the gloves in Brisbane.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    A shoulder injury to exciting young opener Will Pucovski is a concern for Australia heading into the series-deciding fourth Test starting in Brisbane on Friday.
  • Mon, Jan 11, 2021
    David Warner says he is finding it quite difficult to play with a restrictive groin injury as he confronts a three-day turnaround between Tests.


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