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2019 June
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Usman Khawaja has passed 20 just once in the World Cup and has failed to hit a 50, meaning he could feel the squeeze when an allrounder rejoins the team.
  • Tue, Jun 18, 2019
    Fresh off a match-winning century at the World Cup, Bangladesh allrounder Shaikb Al Hasan says he's ready for whatever Australia's quicks have to offer.
  • Mon, Jun 17, 2019
    Steve Waugh says the fact David Warner "hasn't yet taken the Ferrari for a spin on the freeway" is a daunting sign for Australia's World Cup rivals.
  • Sun, Jun 16, 2019
    Sri Lanka have refused to hold a media conference after their World Cup defeat to Australia, 24 hours after claiming they are being treated unfairly by the ICC.
  • Sat, Jun 15, 2019
    The net bowler who spent four nights in hospital after being hit by a David Warner drive has met with the opener and been presented a signed Australian shirt.
  • Fri, Jun 14, 2019
    Australia and Sri Lanka have met twice in World Cup finals, with one providing a fairytale and the other descending into the most farcical finish in history.
  • Fri, Jun 14, 2019
    Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has labelled Aaron Finch the captain of the World Cup so far, firing with both the bat and tactically as a leader.
  • Thu, Jun 13, 2019
    David Warner opted against doing a televised interview before he returned from his 12-month ban, instead letting his bat do the talking in the World Cup.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    Pakistan have a winning rate of 58 per cent in global tournaments over the past decade, compared with just 43 per cent in other match formats.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    Pakistan Cricket Board managing director Wasim Khan has explained why he feels his organisation's negotiations with Cricket Australia regarding a tour failed.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    Australia are unsure how long allrounder Marcus Stoinis will be unavailable with a side strain, but could make a call on his World Cup future by Friday.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    Australia have hit 307 in their World Cup clash with Pakistan, but the total should have been far higher after a David Warner century had his team flying.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    David Warner has scored his first century since returning to the Australian side, hitting a 102-ball hundred against Pakistan in the World Cup group match.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    Aaron Finch will tell his team to be adaptable in the clash with Pakistan, as they enter without a pace-bowling allrounder and likely having to deal with rain.
  • Wed, Jun 12, 2019
    The Women's Big Bash League will be played as a stand-alone competition in 2019, allowing domestic cricket's focus to fall on the women's T20 competition.
  • Mon, Jun 10, 2019
    Australia insist wickets in hand is the best approach to a big chase after David Warner used up 50 dot balls in his World Cup half century against India.
  • Sun, Jun 09, 2019
    BBL franchises are weighing up whether to offer contracts to Australia's frontline bowlers as international team's batsmen appear a safer marquee option.
  • Sun, Jun 09, 2019
    The news is good for a net bowler who appeared badly injured after copping a cricket ball to the head while bowling to David Warner on Saturday.
  • Sat, Jun 08, 2019
    Australia's preparations for their World Cup clash with India were delayed after a local net bowler was struck in the head by a drive from David Warner.
  • Fri, Jun 07, 2019
    Australia must find a way to stop Virat Kohli and India's dominant batting line up in Sunday's World Cup clash at The Oval.
  • Fri, Jun 07, 2019
    Mitchell Starc brought back memories of his 2015 World Cup form as he helped Australia to a 15-run win over the West Indies at Trent Bridge to stay undefeated.
  • Thu, Jun 06, 2019
    Steve Smith helped lead his team out of trouble before Nathan Coulter-Nile hit a quick-fire 92 in Australia's 288 against the West Indies in the World Cup.
  • Wed, Jun 05, 2019
    Australia's quicks have helped their batsmen get ready for the bouncers expected from West Indies' quicks after a prolonged run of playing sub-continent teams.
  • Wed, Jun 05, 2019
    The last time Australia played at Trent Bridge, England hit a world-record one-day score against them. The time before that, the Aussies were rolled for 60.
  • Wed, Jun 05, 2019
    From the first final in 1975 to a controversial group game in 1999, the West Indies and Australia have played out some of the biggest World Cup games.
  • Wed, Jun 05, 2019
    West Indies are World Twenty20 champions and believe forecast rain could play into their hands via a shortened match at the 50-over World Cup against Australia.
  • Tue, Jun 04, 2019
    Australia's quicks must work out how to stop Chris Gayle in their West Indies World Cup clash, given he's hitting a six from one in every 10 balls he faces.
  • Tue, Jun 04, 2019
    Australian Test cricket opener Joe Burns has been diagnosed with a fatigue disorder but hopes to have recovered in time for the Ashes series in England.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    Australian quick Nathan Coulter-Nile says his team will have no choice but to bowl short to the West Indies, setting up a battle of the quicks on Thursday.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    The English crowds booed David Warner all through Australia's seven- wicket win over Afghanistan, but he responded with 89no in a man-of-the-match performance.
  • Sun, Jun 02, 2019
    David Warner celebrated his return to the Australian side with 89no as the defending champions kicked off their World Cup campaign with a win over Afghanistan.
  • Sat, Jun 01, 2019
    Cricket Australia has confirmed the Gabba will host the first Test of the 2021-22 Ashes series, while the venue will soon receive a $35 million upgrade.
2019 May
  • Thu, May 30, 2019
    David Warner's desire to prove a point has seen him plunder runs at home and abroad during his 12-month ban stemming from the ball-tampering scandal.
  • Wed, May 29, 2019
    The majority of Australia's World Cup successes have been built on the back of great resilience but a victory in England in 2019 would be the most incredible.
  • Mon, May 27, 2019
    Usman Khawaja has limped off the field after copping a ball to the knee as Australia restricted Sri Lanka to 8-239 in their World Cup warm-up match.
  • Sun, May 26, 2019
    Centurion Steve Smith says the boos from the English fans that punctuated his fine 116, in Australia's 12-run win over England were water off a duck's back.
  • Sat, May 25, 2019
    Australia have set England a target of 298 in their World Cup warm-up match at Southampton with Steve Smith scoring 116.
  • Sat, May 25, 2019
    David Warner and Steve Smith have received a few gentle boos from the crowd at the Hampshire Bowl on their return to international cricket against England.
  • Thu, May 23, 2019
    Australia have cruised to a seven-wicket victory over the West Indies in the unofficial World Cup warm-up match in Southampton, with Steve Smith scoring 76.
  • Tue, May 21, 2019
    A fit-again Mitchell Starc is ready to carry on from where he left off at the 2015 Cricket World Cup as Australia ramp up preparations for their title defence.
  • Mon, May 20, 2019
    Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa is delighted to be back in the one-day set-up and benefited from a one-on-one session with Afghanistan star Rashid Khan.
  • Sun, May 19, 2019
    Australia coach Justin Langer says bowling is going to be the key to a successful World Cup campaign, in what's set to be a run-scoring bonanza in England.
  • Fri, May 17, 2019
    Australia quick Pat Cummins says a trip to Gallipoli ahead of arriving in England has given the team the inspiration for a successful World Cup campaign.
  • Wed, May 15, 2019
    Josh Hazlewood has reset his focus for the Ashes after a disappointing World Cup snub but hopes selectors will consider him in the case of any fresh injuries.
  • Wed, May 15, 2019
    Batsman Chris Lynn will still play for Queensland in the domestic one-day tournament despite being left without a state contract for next summer.
  • Thu, May 09, 2019
    Cricket Australia boss Earl Eddings says a decrease in code-of-conduct charges shows that his organisation is starting to achieve meaningful cultural change.
  • Wed, May 08, 2019
    Jhye Richardson has been replaced in Australia's World Cup squad by Kane Richardson, as the WA fast bowler continues his recovery from a shoulder dislocation.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    Australian cricketer Ellyse Perry says there was a missed opportunity to play in a lucrative Indian tournament but is looking forward to a busy 12 months.
  • Tue, May 07, 2019
    A highlight reel catch proves Steve Smith is learning to protect his elbow after surgery in January as he nears a full recovery ahead of next month's World Cup.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    Returning pair David Warner and Steve Smith both spent time in the middle as the hosts hung on in a World Cup warm-up defeat of New Zealand in Brisbane.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell says recent lessons learned in English county cricket will help him become a 2019 World Cup factor in the UK.
  • Mon, May 06, 2019
    NSW have named an inexperienced squad for 2019-20 as they seek to extend a dominant streak in the women's National Cricket League (WNCL) without Ellyse Perry.
2019 April
  • Mon, Apr 29, 2019
    Chris Lynn's Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians, while Delhi Capitals sunk Marcus Stoinis' Royal Challengers Bangalore on a thrilling day of IPL action.
  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019
    Steve Smith has got one over his David Warner by dismissing his Australian World Cup teammate with a stunning catch in Rajasthan's IPL win over Hyderabad.
  • Fri, Apr 26, 2019
    Steve Smith's hopes of making a third successive half-century were dashed but his Rajasthan Royals came away with the IPL win over the Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019
    Shane Watson has rolled back the years with a brilliant 96 to help Chennai Super Kings to a six-wicket win over David Warner's Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • Mon, Apr 22, 2019
    David Warner has hit five sixes and three boundaries in a ruthless, 147-run IPL partnership with Johnny Bairstow to help Sunrisers Hyderabad blow away Kolkata.
  • Fri, Apr 19, 2019
    Pandya siblings Hardik and Krunal have made a 54-run stand to lead the Mumbai Indians to victory over the Delhi Capitals and second place in the IPL.
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2019
    James Pattinson's return to the Test set up is a step closer after earning a national contract and being picked in the Australia A squad to play in England.
  • Mon, Apr 15, 2019
    A total of 16 Australian batsmen will have the chance to push their Ashes claims in England across county cricket, the World Cup and Aussie A squads.
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019
    A New Zealand XI named to play Cricket World Cup warm-up games against an Australia XI in Brisbane will be without 10 players involved in offshore leagues.
  • Tue, Apr 09, 2019
    David Warner has scored an unbeaten 70, but his Sunrisers Hyderabad side have slipped to a dramatic final over defeat to Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    Sean Abbott has claimed the Steve Waugh medal as NSW's player of the summer while Ellyse Perry also won her third Belinda Clark medal as a Breakers player.
  • Sat, Apr 06, 2019
    Andre Russell stole the show with a brilliant unbeaten 48 as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Marcus Stoinis' Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
  • Tue, Apr 02, 2019
    Reverse-swing will be on Australia's radar during the Ashes but bowling coach Troy Cooley says conditions will ultimately dictate whether it's much of a factor.
  • Mon, Apr 01, 2019
    Glenn Maxwell has lived up to his 'Big Show' nickname by scoring 70 from 33 balls, helping Australia post a total of 7-327 in a 20-run ODI win over Pakistan.
2019 March
  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
    David Warner and Jonny Bairstow have both posted centuries and shared a 185-run partnership, the highest opening stand in Indian Premier League history.
  • Mon, Mar 25, 2019
    Australia have taken a 2-0 lead in their five-match ODI series with Pakistan with Aaron Finch notching an unbeaten ton in an eight-wicket win in Sharjah.
  • Sun, Mar 24, 2019
    Shaun Marsh says Cameron Bancroft, alongside whom he has played international and domestic cricket, will prove a wise choice as captain of English club Durham.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    A women's Australia A side will tour England this year to bulk up the Ashes cause and ensure the visitors stay at the top of the women's cricket tree long term.
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019
    Nicknamed 'Shadow' because of how much he followed Mitchell Starc around South Africa last year, 22-year-old Jhye Richardson is now making a name for himself.
  • Thu, Mar 21, 2019
    Australia captain Aaron Finch is comfortable with the idea of a demotion down the order at the World Cup as Australia mull their best XI for the tournament.
  • Thu, Mar 21, 2019
    Undermanned Victoria have edged to a slim Sheffield Shield lead over South Australia on day two in Adelaide despite having just four specialist batsmen.
  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019
    Prior to hitting the nets for the first time since landing in the UAE, Australia's ODI squad studied footage of a Pakistan squad full of unfamiliar faces.
  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019
    Shaun Marsh, Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson say there were a lot of positives to come from a recent meeting with Steve Smith and David Warner.
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019
    Shaun Marsh is no longer guaranteed a place in Australia's ODI side but the veteran has received a positive message from chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns.