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2021 January
  • Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Australia have reached 4-149 at lunch on day four of the series-deciding fourth Test against India in Brisbane, with the hosts leading by 182 runs.
  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    Queensland has reported consecutive days of zero COVID-19 cases but India are yet to confirm whether the four-Test cricket series will finish in Brisbane.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    Pat Cummins claims he is bowling better than at any point in his career after swinging the third Test at the SCG in Australia's favour against India.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    India star Cheteshwar Pujara says a finger injury is still causing him some issues but is not affecting his batting in the SCG Test.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    Perth Scorchers paceman Jhye Richardson boasts a stunning bowling average of 10.47 this BBL season after making a successful return from shoulder surgery.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    India's stocks for the fourth Test at the Gabba have been further diluted with Ravindra Jadeja believed to be out of the series and Rishabh Pant strapped up.
  • Sun, Jan 10, 2021
    Cricket Australia is probing allegations that some members of the SCG crowd racially abused Indian players, prompting strong reactions in Australia and India.
  • Sat, Jan 09, 2021
    Australia's captain Tim Paine swore at umpire Paul Wilson and asked for DRS consistency after a call went against the hosts in the SCG Test against India.
  • Sat, Jan 09, 2021
    Pat Cummins starred with the ball before Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne helped Australia to a 197-run lead over India at stumps on day three at the SCG.
  • Sat, Jan 09, 2021
    Cricket Australia won't breathe easy until India land in Brisbane but Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says talks about the fourth Test remain positive.
  • Sat, Jan 09, 2021
    Ravindra Jadeja has classed his direct-hit run out of Steve Smith as the best of his career, with the allrounder again proving his worth to India in all areas.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    Steve Smith says umpire Paul Wilson changed his mind as to whether India skipper Ajinkya Rahane offered a shot after a Nathan Lyon lbw shout.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    Brisbane have hit their BBL straps, but could soon be without spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman who is waiting for clarity on Afghanistan's series against Ireland.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    The Brisbane Heat have beaten the Melbourne Stars by 18 runs in a 10-over-a-side shootout on a wet Gold Coast night, moving them to fifth on the BBL ladder.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    Hobart Hurricanes opener D'Arcy Short will be aiming to break out of his mini batting form slump when he fronts up for the BBL clash with the Perth Scorchers.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    India believe short balls still pose the biggest threat to Australia's debutant Will Pucovski, confirming it was a plan to bounce him on his Test debut.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne has been dismissed in the 90s for the first time in his Test career, falling to Ravindra Jadeja on day two of the SCG Test.
  • Fri, Jan 08, 2021
    Steve Smith has found the answer for bowlers trying to tie him down, taking on India's spinners and scoring a century in the third Test at the SCG.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Australia captain Tim Paine says his batsmen must have the courage to execute their plans against India's bowling to turn around their poor start to the Tests.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Mitch Marsh says he's happy he decided to hand over the captaincy to Ashton Turner for this BBL campaign - but he's not sure what he'll do next season.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Will Pucovski says being targeted with the short ball doesn't worry him after 62 on Test debut helped Australia to 2-166 after day one against India in Sydney.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Having overcome nine concussions and taken multiple mental-health breaks, Will Pucovski has taken to Test cricket like a duck to water.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Rain has again interrupted the Sydney Test but the smattering of masked fans in the SCG's grandstands made it clear this is no normal summer.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    India's Test side, reprieved batsman Will Pucovski and legend Ricky Ponting all had different views of a catch that keeper Rishabh Pant claimed at the SCG.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    Sachin Tendulkar will form part of the McGrath Foundation's pink Test with the 2021 edition looking significantly different due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Thu, Jan 07, 2021
    David Warner scored just five runs and grimaced with pain while batting during his return from a groin injury in Australia's third Test against India.
  • Wed, Jan 06, 2021
    Australia have discussed how to combat India's new-look Test attack at the SCG, mulling plans for Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini and Thangarasu Natarajan.
  • Wed, Jan 06, 2021
    Australia captain Tim Paine says the bouncer is how teams 'test what you're made of' and he expects plenty more from both sides in the current Test series.
  • Wed, Jan 06, 2021
    The NSW government, reeling from news the MCG is now a potential COVID-19 exposure site, is set to fine any cricket fans at the SCG Test that don't wear a mask.
  • Wed, Jan 06, 2021
    India captain Ajinkya Rahane says any call on the Gabba Test is up to team management and will not be drawn into debate around hotel quarantine.
  • Tue, Jan 05, 2021
    The start of the Women's National Cricket League has been pushed back to January 25, with the final still scheduled for March 27.
  • Tue, Jan 05, 2021
    Steve Smith is averaging a career-worst 3.33 in the current Test series but coach Justin Langer says it's a matter of time before the superstar returns to form.
  • Tue, Jan 05, 2021
    After losing Aaron Finch first ball, the Melbourne Renegades never recovered against the Adelaide Strikers as they succumbed to yet another humbling BBL defeat.
  • Tue, Jan 05, 2021
    Callum Ferguson is confident his side's consistency will help them bounce back after Brisbane Heat ended their five-game BBL winning streak.
  • Mon, Jan 04, 2021
    Australia will draw on memories of the most recent Ashes, when they bounced back from a shock loss, and other series as they hunt a win over India at the SCG.
  • Mon, Jan 04, 2021
    Australia and India's squads have tested negative for COVID-19 as Nathan Lyon urged players to 'suck it up' regarding protocols and just play in Brisbane.
  • Mon, Jan 04, 2021
    He's one of the most experienced T20 players in the world and he loves the BBL, but Scorchers blaster Colin Munro doesn't like the Bash Boost bonus point.
  • Mon, Jan 04, 2021
    The SCG will be limited to 25 per cent capacity on day one of the cricket Test but acting NSW Premier John Barilaro wants fans from regional NSW to stay away.
  • Mon, Jan 04, 2021
    Marcus Stoinis has hit an unbeaten 97 from 55 balls to set up a thrilling 10-run win over the Hobart Hurricanes, who fell just short despite Ben McDermott's 91.
  • Sun, Jan 03, 2021
    The Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers will each play a BBL game in Perth under police directions, with hub members able to enter after time in Victoria.
  • Sun, Jan 03, 2021
    Joe Burns' lean summer has continued with the axed Test batsman dismissed for just one in Brisbane's four-wicket BBL win over the Sydney Sixers.
  • Sun, Jan 03, 2021
    A four-wicket win over reigning BBL champions the Sydney Sixers has Brisbane eyeing a push to the finals with captain Chris Lynn nearing a return from injury.
  • Sun, Jan 03, 2021
    Players will be able to leave hotel rooms and mix with teammates while in Brisbane, potentially appeasing India and helping keep the fourth Test at the Gabba.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    Sydney Thunder veteran Chris Tremain fears that the Big Bash's x-factor rule is detrimental to player development and could hurt the competition's youngsters.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    The Australian Medical Association says crowds at the SCG Test could 'supercharge the spread of COVID-19' as a video emerged of India Test players dining out.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    David Warner says he is unlikely to be 100 per cent fit for the third Test and will only play if he is able to prove he will not be a hindrance in the field.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    Melbourne Stars skipper Glenn Maxwell has blasted 70 from 37 balls but it wasn't enough to prevent the Hobart Hurricanes from notching a 21-run Big Bash win.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    David Warner says strong body language, loud calling between the wickets and an in-your-face mentality can help Australia lift their run-rate in Sydney.
  • Sat, Jan 02, 2021
    The Renegades are set to fly to Perth on BBL duty despite concerns that WA's border restrictions might affect leading players, including captain Aaron Finch.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Australia put down seven catches at the MCG and will need to improve their fielding if they are to bounce back and win the third Test against India in Sydney.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison would happily attend the SCG Test and has backed the NSW government's call to allow a crowd despite COVID-19 concerns.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Test bowlers are partying like it's the 1880s, with Australia and India's batsmen enduring the toughest summer in Australia in 133 years.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Sydney Thunder have claimed an seven-run win over the Melbourne Renegades under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method after a rain-hit BBL game on the Gold Coast.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    The NBL, BBL, and A-League may need to drastically alter their fixtures depending on whether NSW and Victoria can contain the latest COVID-19 outbreaks.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Explosive left-hander David Warner is in a race against time to overcome a groin injury and play in the crucial third Test against India at the SCG.
  • Fri, Jan 01, 2021
    Injured quick Umesh Yadav is set to miss the rest of India's Test series against Australia, forcing the tourists to rejig their bowling attack for the SCG Test.
2020 December
  • Thu, Dec 31, 2020
    Brisbane captain Jimmy Peirson hopes a return to the Heat can provide the environment Test outcast Joe Burns needs to rediscover his batting form.
  • Thu, Dec 31, 2020
    Will Pucovksi's tendency to score runs after numerous concussions gives assistant coach Andrew McDonald confidence the young batsman can make his Test debut.
  • Thu, Dec 31, 2020
    Steve Smith has lost the top spot in the ICC's world batting rankings to Kane Williamson, dropping down to No.3 for the first time since returning from his ban.
  • Thu, Dec 31, 2020
    Chris Green spent six months fixing his action after being banned for bending his elbow, but the Sydney Thunder spinner is now a better bowler for the change.
  • Wed, Dec 30, 2020
    Australian quick Pat Cummins is adamant Steve Smith will bounce out of his form slump and soon recapture the form he showed in the recent ODI series.
  • Wed, Dec 30, 2020
    Pat Cummins concedes some players will find it difficult entering strict quarantine but says they are willing do whatever it takes for the SCG Test to go ahead.
  • Wed, Dec 30, 2020
    Cricket Australia boss Nick Hockley says a jump in NSW COVID-19 cases could not stop the SCG Test and players would be able to enter Queensland.
  • Wed, Dec 30, 2020
    The Perth Scorchers sit dead last on the BBL table and their finals hopes will be hanging by a thread if they lose to the Adelaide Strikers on Thursday.
  • Wed, Dec 30, 2020
    NSW is still pushing towards a crowd capacity of 50 per cent at the SCG for the third Test between Australia and India despite a spike in COVID-19 cases.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    Australia failed to pass 200 at the MCG for the third straight completed innings against India, but captain Tim Paine denies personnel is the problem.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    Ajinkya Rahane says India's fighting spirit was the key to the tourists lifting themselves of the canvas to register a convincing win in the Boxing Day Test.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    India have recovered from their record collapse in the first Test to stun Australia at the MCG, winning by eight wickets to level the series at one-all.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    The Perth Scorchers are winless and sit last on the ladder after four games, but coach Adam Voges is confident they have the talent to turn things around.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    Australia batsman Steve Smith has averaged just 26.30 in Test matches since his brilliant 2019 Ashes series and is yet to reach double figures this summer.
  • Tue, Dec 29, 2020
    Pat Cummins belted his best Test score at the MCG two years ago and the quick might need to better that in order to set India a difficult run chase.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    Australian cricketer Ellyse Perry has won the ICC's female player of the decade award, with Steve Smith named the men's Test player of the decade.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    Sam Billings has had games called off, a tour abandoned and hotel quarantine since his last cricket but he insists he's ready to go for the Sydney Thunder.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    Hobart captain Peter Handscomb doesn't know when Sandeep Lamichhane will be available for the BBL team, but he is backing the spinner to make an impact.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    English allrounder Lewis Gregory starred in Brisbane's first win of the BBL season but he's just at the start of fulfilling his ambitions with the Heat.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    India are on the verge of levelling the Border-Gavaskar series after demolishing Australia's batting line-up on day three of the Boxing Day Test at the MCG.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    After 11 wickets tumbled on a lively first day, Australian quick Mitchell Starc says the MCG wicket has flattened out, making life difficult for the bowlers.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    Ravindra Jadeja's attempted quick single cost Ajinkya Rahane his wicket, but India's stand-in captain is focused on levelling the Test series against Australia.
  • Mon, Dec 28, 2020
    The out-of-form Melbourne Renegades have suffered another blow in the Big Bash League, with South Africa spinner Imran Tahir withdrawing for personal reasons.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    Nathan Coulter-Nile's injured calf proved costly as it stopped him bowling the final over in Melbourne Stars' one-wicket BBL Boxing Day loss to Sydney Sixers.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    David Warner is still to convince Australia coach Justin Langer that he will recover from a groin injury in time for the third Test against India.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    A three-wicket haul by Lewis Gregory on his BBL debut has lifted Brisbane to their first win of the summer, beating Hobart by four wickets at the Gabba.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    Ajinkya Rahane's 12th Test ton has put India in a strong position at stumps on day two at the MCG, with the tourists building an 82-run lead over Australia.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    The Melbourne Renegades believe they can recover in the Big Bash despite suffering the competition's two biggest losses in a two-week period.
  • Sun, Dec 27, 2020
    A brilliant innings by Sydney Sixers batsman Daniel Hughes has inspired his team to a one-wicket BBL win over the Melbourne Stars.
  • Sat, Dec 26, 2020
    There was a fitting tribute to Australian cricket great Dean Jones, who died suddenly in September, as fans returned to the MCG for the Boxing Day Test.
  • Sat, Dec 26, 2020
    Joe Burns posted a second successive Boxing Day duck as selectors weigh up the best way to reintegrate opening batsman David Warner when he is fit.
  • Sat, Dec 26, 2020
    The Victorian government will closely monitor the success or otherwise of its COVID-19 protocols as crowds return to the MCG for the first time since March.
  • Fri, Dec 25, 2020
    Even after their big win over India in Adelaide, Australia want to keep the heat on the visitors when the second Test starts at the MCG on Saturday.
  • Fri, Dec 25, 2020
    India have made four changes for the Boxing Day Test against Australia at the MCG as they aim to bounce back from a horror collapse in Adelaide.
  • Fri, Dec 25, 2020
    Zahir Khan spent as long in hotel quarantine as anyone in the Big Bash, but will play his first game for the Melbourne Stars against Sydney Sixers on Saturday.
  • Thu, Dec 24, 2020
    Australian coach Justin Langer has declared he would be a brave man to make any changes for the Boxing Day Test as the hosts seek to go 2-0 up against India.
  • Thu, Dec 24, 2020
    Cricket Australia's board still wants the third Test to be held in Sydney but is preparing a contingency plan for Melbourne to host another match against India.
  • Thu, Dec 24, 2020
    Travis Head has been floated as one to make way once David Warner returns, but Nathan Lyon is adamant his Australian teammate deserves his Test spot.
  • Thu, Dec 24, 2020
    The 36-year-old Steve O'Keefe, who has been on the Sydney Sixers' books since the start of the Big Bash, is keen to keep playing as long as he offers something.
  • Thu, Dec 24, 2020
    Shane Warne has told Cricket Australia to stump up for a review system in the BBL after another umpiring howler marred Adelaide's win over Brisbane.
  • Wed, Dec 23, 2020
    Oliver Davies could not have his northern beaches-based family at his Big Bash debut due to Sydney's COVID-19 outbreak but he gave them plenty to cheer about.
  • Wed, Dec 23, 2020
    Perth captain Mitch Marsh has added to calls for a review system in the Big Bash after another howler, but says Cricket Australia must go all-in on technology.
  • Tue, Dec 22, 2020
    Alex Carey, Harry Conway and Nic Maddinson will each miss their team's next BBL match after being locked out of Queensland by COVID-19 border closures.
  • Tue, Dec 22, 2020
    Sir Donald Bradman's first baggy green Australian cap has sold for $450,000, to the buyer who also paid a world-record price for a guitar of Kurt Cobain.
  • Tue, Dec 22, 2020
    Brisbane Heat paceman Mark Steketee is backing captain Chris Lynn to take out his frustrations after a disappointing BBL start on Adelaide at the Gabba.
  • Tue, Dec 22, 2020
    Steve Smith says his back injury is manageable heading into the Boxing Day Test after struggling with the bat in the series opener against India.
  • Tue, Dec 22, 2020
    Time is running out for Cricket Australia to make a call on the third Test between Australia and India as Sydney's coronavirus cluster presents hurdles.
  • Mon, Dec 21, 2020
    Hard-hitting Sydney Thunder opener Alex Hales still doesn't know if he's already battled COVID-19, but it's made him appreciate hotel quarantine to play BBL.
  • Mon, Dec 21, 2020
    India are reportedly ready to make four changes to the XI that lost the first Test, with batsman Shubman Gill set to be one of two debutants in Melbourne.
  • Mon, Dec 21, 2020
    Australia opener Joe Burns says his side must show the same intent at the MCG that created 'scars' at Adelaide Oval, where India were skittled for 36.
  • Mon, Dec 21, 2020
    Ricky Ponting says a 4-0 series sweep could be on the cards as India seek to conjure some confidence after a shambolic loss to Australia in the first Test.
  • Mon, Dec 21, 2020
    Cricket Australia is yet to make a call on the SCG Test but Queensland-based BBL players have been told they won't be able to visit family homes for Christmas.
  • Sun, Dec 20, 2020
    Cricket Australia insists it won't be rushed into a decision on the Sydney Test, insistent the preference is to still play there despite the COVID cluster.
  • Sun, Dec 20, 2020
    Dan Christian has whacked the second quickest half-century in BBL history to set up the Sydney Sixers' 38-run win over Adelaide Strikers at Blundstone Arena.
  • Sun, Dec 20, 2020
    Adam Milne opted for a BBL stint with the Sydney Thunder, rather than domestic cricket at home in New Zealand, to bolster his bid for a T20 World Cup call-up.
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    Under-pressure opener Joe Burns has finished 51 not out in Adelaide, where he copped a blow to the elbow while finding form in the day-night Test.
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    Australian captain Tim Paine had a hunch and tossed the ball to Pat Cummins in a decision which has cracked open India in the first Test in Adelaide.
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    Indian captain Virat Kohli says he's almost lost for words when trying to describe his team's feelings after the humiliating first Test loss to Australia.
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    Virat Kohli will be kicking himself after his dismissal to a fired-up Pat Cummins resulted in India crashing to 6-19 on day three of the day-night Test.
  • Sat, Dec 19, 2020
    David Warner and Sean Abbott have been forced to rejig their plans because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the pair set to arrive in Melbourne ahead of schedule.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Australia's new opening partnership was unconvincing in a 16-run stand against India on day two of the first Test in Adelaide.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Australian spinner Nathan Lyon says he checked Virat Kohli's glove after the Indian captain survived a tight decision in the first Test in Adelaide.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Cricket Australia boss Nick Hockley says biosecurity rules have been designed to help secure border exemptions in the event they become necessary this summer.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Veteran batsman Shaun Marsh believes his Test days are over and is focused on BBL and state duties after missing selection in Australia's squad to face India.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Tim Paine's unbeaten 73 has helped Australia fight back on day two of the day-night Test in Adelaide, where India reached 1-9 at stumps to boast a 62-run lead.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch has taken leave from the Big Bash League bubble after a gruelling few months on the road in quarantine hubs.
  • Fri, Dec 18, 2020
    Mitchell Starc set the tone for Australia on the opening day of their four-Test series against India, living up to his reputation as a pink-ball wizard.
  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020
    Australian opening batsman Joe Burns will play against India in the first Test starting Thursday amid a desire from selectors for a stable team.
  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020
    Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, the world's two best batsmen, have grilled each other about a range of topics in an insightful chat captured by Cricket Australia.
  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020
    Virat Kohli (74) was run out for just the second time in his Test career as India reached 6-233 at stumps on day one of the day-night Test in Adelaide.
  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020
    James Pattinson says he will be ready to play at any point in the four-Test series between Australia and India, which features two tight turnarounds.
  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020
    Matthew Wade says batting in Hobart during recent years will hold him in good stead when he opens for Australia in their day-night Test against India.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    Adelaide Oval's head curator says coronavirus and Santa Claus were among his challenges to prepare a pitch for the first Test between Australia and India.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    Australia skipper Tim Paine says his team won't take a backward step if antagonised by Virat Kohli but India's captain can't foresee any unnecessary tension.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    Jasprit Bumrah's first pink-ball Test has been on the mind of India's spearhead for months, with his potent yorkers unlikely to be easy to pick up in Adelaide.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    Australia coach Justin Langer says Will Pucovski can overcome his concussion woes and have a long and productive career, hopefully for the national side.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    India opener Prithvi Shaw has been backed to play his first Test in Australia, while Wriddhiman Saha will take the gloves ahead of Rishabh Pant in Adelaide.
  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020
    A sore back failed to stop Steve Smith training on the eve of the day-night Test as Australia appeared likely to back Joe Burns and Matthew Wade to open.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    Ajinkya Rahane says he and every other member of India's top six are more than capable of adjusting to local conditions and dealing with a bouncer barrage.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    Cricket Australia and its disgruntled broadcaster Seven West Media have agreed the next stage of their contract dispute will come in Federal Court on March 15.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    Cameron Green has batted and bowled in the nets as he continues his recovery from a minor concussion, with the allrounder set to debut in the first Test.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    The Brisbane Heat as well as captain Chris Lynn and teammate Dan Lawrence have been fined a combined $70,000 for a COVID-19 protocol breach in Canberra.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    The Australia-India Test series will start soon, coming after nine months of COVID-19 concerns, weeks of tune-ups and mountains of Virat Kohli clickbait.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    Australia coach Justin Langer and offspinner Nathan Lyon say Mitchell Starc is determined to ensure he dominates yet another day-night Test.
  • Tue, Dec 15, 2020
    The 21-year-old Cameron Green will make his Test debut in Adelaide if passed fit, joining an elite list of Australians to start their career at a young age.
  • Mon, Dec 14, 2020
    Melbourne Renegades coach Michael Klinger says his team's decision to chase a bonus point in an eventual record loss to the Sydney Sixers was the right call.
  • Mon, Dec 14, 2020
    Cameron Green will fly to Adelaide as he continues to recover from concussion, with Australia yet to make a call as to whether he could play the first Test.
  • Mon, Dec 14, 2020
    Hanuma Vihari, who scored a ton in India's final tune-up before the first Test, says Virat Kohli and other stars didn't need to play the pink-ball tour game.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Centuries from Australia A's Ben McDermott and Jack Wildermuth have thwarted India's push for victory on the final day of their pink-ball tour game in Sydney.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Joe Burns and Marcus Harris have both been dismissed cheaply by India paceman Mohammed Shami, failing to fire in their final game before the first Test.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Brisbane will welcome back teenage spin prodigy Mujeeb Ur Rahman as the Heat look to bounce back from an opening game loss in the Big Bash League.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Sydney Thunder recruit Ben Cutting has revealed his initial pain at leaving Brisbane Heat, upset with treatment by management ahead of clash Monday's BBL clash.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Fellow quick Josh Hazlewood has no doubt Mitchell Starc will be ready to play the first Test against India as he makes his return to the Australia squad.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Chris Rogers, a former Test opener and coach of Will Pucovksi at Victoria, says the batsman will be mentally ready for bouncers when he returns from concussion.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Peter Hatzoglou impressed with the ball on debut for the Melbourne Renegades, who thrashed the Perth Scorchers to open their Big Bash League account.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    D'Arcy Short has led the Hobart Hurricanes to an 11-run win over the Adelaide Strikers with his side registering back-to-back victories to start the BBL season.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    He's had a great run against Virat Kohli with the white ball, but Josh Hazlewood knows Test match cricket will be a different challenge against the Indian star.
  • Sun, Dec 13, 2020
    Adam Zampa has gone at more than a run a ball in just one of his past six Twenty20 matches, with Glenn Maxwell lauding the selflessness of his Stars teammate.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Australia have an unblemished record in pink-ball Tests but India's quicks have given them a glimpse of the challenge they face under lights in Adelaide.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Three poor decisions that removed big-name batsmen have reignited calls for the DRS in the Big Bash League as Melbourne Stars beat Sydney Thunder by 22 runs.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Nathan Coulter-Nile took four wickets in Melbourne Stars' opening BBL win but is resigned to no state team picking him up for the domestic one-day competition.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Headlined by debutant Peter Hatzoglou and Shaun Marsh, the Melbourne Renegades have opened their BBL summer with a convincing victory over the Perth Scorchers.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    The Brisbane Heat are hopeful Mujeeb Ur Rahman could be back playing in the BBL by Monday after recovering from COVID-19 and being released from hospital.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne expects to bat at No.3 in Adelaide but would be willing to open for the first time in almost five years in the first Test if needed.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Will Pucovski has been ruled out of the first cricket Test against India after suffering his ninth concussion, with Marcus Harris to come into the squad.
  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
    Injured veteran Rohit Sharma could yet feature in the upcoming four-Test series, with the batsman to fly out of India and head to Australia soon.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    India, minus rested stars Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, were bowled out for 194 on day one of their pink-ball tour game against Australia A.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Jasprit Bumrah piled more misery on out-of-form Australian opener Joe Burns, dismissing him for a second-ball duck in the pink-ball tour game at the SCG.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Pat Cummins' decision to rest from Australia's Twenty20 series drew some backlash, but the star quick says it was vital ahead of a Test battle against India.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Alex Hales is the most destructive overseas batsman in the Big Bash's history, and he hopes more runs can force an England return after two years on the outer.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Hobart's new recruit Tim David, who was smashing sixes for Singapore in March, top scored in the Hurricanes' Big Bash League win over the Sydney Sixers.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Queensland captain Usman Khawaja has no doubt leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson is ready for Test cricket should he get the nod to play against India this summer.
  • Fri, Dec 11, 2020
    Sydney Sixers batsman Jordan Silk admits his side didn't quite nail the new Big Bash League power play rules in their 16-run loss to the Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Australia A captain Alex Carey is hoping India will field their Test XI in their tour game at the SCG starting on Friday so they can have a crack at them.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    State government has signed off on a late change to the attendance cap for the Boxing Day Test, with 30,000 fans now allowed into the MCG for each day.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Australia reported yet another injury from the white-ball series against India, with hamstrung allrounder Moises Henriques forced to miss the SCG tour game.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Sydney Thunder batsman Usman Khawaja is concerned the three rule changes for this summer's Big Bash League is a case of too much, too soon for the tournament.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    In-form Australian master blaster Glenn Maxwell's focus is on leading the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League, not trying to reclaim his Test spot.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Melbourne Stars' captain Glenn Maxwell is expecting a slog-a-thon between teammate Andre Fletcher and Brisbane's Chris Lynn in the BBL clash in Canberra.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    David Warner's injury-enforced absence, coupled with several other factors, has created a sense of uncertainty about Australia's top six for the first Test.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Steve Smith says he will keep doing what is in Australia's best interests regarding the captaincy, praising the leadership of Tim Paine and Aaron Finch.
  • Thu, Dec 10, 2020
    Promoting Matthew Wade to opener could be a solution that allows Cameron Green to make his Test debut, according to former Australia captain Michael Clarke.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    Jono Cook has learned to fit Sydney Thunder preparations, his own training and full-time work in a busy schedule before taking leave to play in the BBL.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    India won't consider adding in-form allrounder Hardik Pandya to their Test squad against Australia until he is able to be back bowling long spells again.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    Cameron Green has a new challenge as he tries to further his case for Test selection when he plays for Australia A in the day-night tour match against India.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    Virat Kohli feels in good form and is loving the return of crowds to cricket at the SCG, where a replay proved a sticking point for India in the final Twenty20.
  • Wed, Dec 09, 2020
    David Warner has been ruled out of the first Test against India at the Adelaide Oval, while Will Pucovski is progressing as expected following his concussion.
  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    Australia have recorded a 12-run consolatory win over India in the third Twenty20, scoring 5-186 before surviving a masterful knock of 85 from Virat Kohli.
  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    England's four Big Bash players still in South Africa will be able to fly to Australia this week after others in their national camp were cleared of COVID-19.
  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    Will Pucovski's hopes of a Test debut have been dealt a serious blow after copping a ball to the head and retiring hurt in the Australia A tour match.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Australia is set to play in front of a full house for the first time this summer but the situation will be different in Hobart and Canberra for the BBL.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Cricket Australia are monitoring the COVID-19 situation in South Africa as England's white-ball tour there remains in significant danger of being abandoned.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Cameron Green has staked his Test claim with a century against the Indians after the Australia A bat-off between Will Pucovski and Joe Burns flopped.
  • Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Australia have lost their past three white-ball clashes with India but workload concerns and a stack of injuries are a bigger concern ahead of the Test series.
  • Sun, Dec 06, 2020
    Steve Smith has been involved in a horrible mix-up between the wickets with Matthew Wade, who was preferred as stand-in skipper of Australia's Twenty20 side.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Brisbane Heat import Tom Banton has opted out of the Big Bash League after his mental health deteriorated from an extended time in quarantine bubbles.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Aaron Finch will be given until match day of Australia's second Twenty20 against India to prove his fitness as selectors mull caretaker captain options.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Moises Henriques has learned to deal with the rigours of selection and injury after bursting onto the scene as a teenage cricket prodigy 15 years ago.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    India have scored more than twice as many runs as Australia during the final five overs of innings in the two white-ball matches played in Canberra.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Some seven Test squad members will play for Australia A in a tour game, with captain Travis Head saying they must put India's red-ball stars under pressure.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Test paceman James Pattinson says India spearhead Jasprit Bumrah happily shared his fast-bowling wisdom as they combined to help Mumbai win another IPL title.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Mitch Swepson, who was rushed into Australia's Twenty20 side and dismissed Virat Kohli on Friday, hopes to face India in the second of two three-day games.
  • Sat, Dec 05, 2020
    Meg Lanning and other Australian stars will soon return to training with state squads before an expected January start to the domestic 50-over competition.
  • Fri, Dec 04, 2020
    Brisbane Heat import Mujeeb Ur Rahman has been taken to hospital from hotel quarantine on the Gold Coast after testing positive to COVID-19.
  • Fri, Dec 04, 2020
    Spinner Ravindra Jadeja suffered a hamstring injury that could put his Test spot in doubt, while he was subbed out of India's T20 win after a head knock.
  • Fri, Dec 04, 2020
    Yuzvendra Chahal came onto the field as a controversial concussion substitute for Ravindra Jadeja before spinning India to an 11-run T20 win over Australia.
  • Fri, Dec 04, 2020
    The touring men's Pakistan cricket team will be spending the entirety of their COVID-19 quarantine in their hotels and won't be allowed to train.
  • Fri, Dec 04, 2020
    Will Pucovski says he and Joe Burns get along well and are learning more about what makes each other tick as they prepare to open for Australia A and Australia.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    Mitchell Starc sat out the loss to India in the third ODI in Canberra but Australia expect the paceman to return from rib soreness in Friday's first Twenty20.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell has little time for those who claim the switch-hit should be banned, claiming it's on bowlers to introduce change ups to stop the play.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    Joe Burns hopes marathon net sessions in Byron Bay will help him rediscover patience and form as he prepares to shoulder more responsibility in the first Test.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    Cameron Green had the tough ask of starting his international career bowling to Virat Kohli, but he could see the immediate upside in it.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    Brisbane Heat batsman Tom Cooper isn't sure if he'll spend Christmas with his infant daughter as BBL players lobby Cricket Australia to ease COVID restrictions.
  • Thu, Dec 03, 2020
    The Melbourne Stars have lost Englishman Jonny Bairstow for the BBL, signing West Indian T20 World Cup winner Andre Fletcher as his replacement.
  • Wed, Dec 02, 2020
    Cricket Tasmania chairman Andrew Gaggin and Test skipper Tim Paine have hit back in their sport's messy spat with free-to-air broadcaster Channel Seven.
  • Wed, Dec 02, 2020
    Australia fell short with the bat and the ball in the final overs of both innings, beaten by 13 runs in the third ODI against India in Canberra.
  • Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    Australia's captain Aaron Finch believes run penalties for slow over rates could be unfair, arguing the batting team also contributes to the pace of ODI games.
  • Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    New Zealand's health ministry is investigating whether three touring Pakistan cricketers were infectious when they produced positive tests to COVID-19.
  • Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    The Tasmanian Premier has denied the state paid to host 10 Big Bash games early in the tournament, in claims made by Seven in a Federal Court affidavit.
  • Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    Matthew Wade could get his first ODI call up in three years as Australia search for ways to replace the injured David Warner without changing the middle order.
2020 November
  • Mon, Nov 30, 2020
    Australia's batsmen can carry an advantage into the Test series against India thanks to their white-ball dominance, according to Marnus Labuschagne.
  • Mon, Nov 30, 2020
    Steve Smith has revealed he almost missed Sunday's one-day win over India after suffering at least a second bout of vertigo in the space of three months.
  • Mon, Nov 30, 2020
    David Warner will not need surgery on a groin injury that has ruled him out of the white-ball matches against India, leaving him some chance to play the Tests.
  • Sun, Nov 29, 2020
    Steve Smith has headlined another day of batting dominance from Australia, who had statisticians scrambling as they marched to a total of 4-389 against India.
  • Sun, Nov 29, 2020
    Another ton from Steve Smith has lifted Australia to an imposing total of 4-389 and a 51-run win over India, handing the hosts an unassailable ODI series lead.
  • Sun, Nov 29, 2020
    India's attack has failed to fire a shot in their first two ODIs against Australia, who successfully targeted first-change paceman Navdeep Saini at the SCG.
  • Sun, Nov 29, 2020
    David Warner faces the prospect of missing the first Test after injuring his groin when diving in the field during the second ODI between Australia and India.
  • Sun, Nov 29, 2020
    Sammy-Jo Johnson became the first person to win three straight Big Bash titles as Sydney Thunder beat Melbourne Stars by seven wickets to claim the WBBL crown.
  • Sat, Nov 28, 2020
    Shane Warne, Jason Gillespie and Adam Zampa say something must be done to ensure games do not drag on as India are fined for a slow over-rate in the first ODI.
  • Sat, Nov 28, 2020
    Injured allrounder Marcus Stoinis is in doubt for the second ODI between Australia and India, meaning 21-year-old Cameron Green could soon debut at the SCG.
  • Sat, Nov 28, 2020
    The Sydney Thunder have shocked minor-premiers the Melbourne Stars to win the WBBL final by seven wickets for their second title in the competition's history.
  • Fri, Nov 27, 2020
    Sydney Thunder will take three teenagers into Saturday night's WBBL final against the Melbourne Stars, but they've shown they won't buckle under pressure.
  • Fri, Nov 27, 2020
    Meg Lanning wanted to come home to the Melbourne Stars and turn around their WBBL team, but the fact it's not just been about her accounts for their success.
  • Fri, Nov 27, 2020
    Aaron Finch and Steve Smith have started the summer with emotive ODI centuries at the SCG, helping Australia record a comfortable 66-run victory over India.
  • Fri, Nov 27, 2020
    Players have paid tribute to Phillip Hughes and Dean Jones at the SCG, where security proved remarkably lax in the opening ODI between Australia and India.
  • Thu, Nov 26, 2020
    Aaron Finch says Australia's bowlers must hunt the wicket of counterpart Virat Kohli and avoid getting into a defensive mindset during the ODI at the SCG.
  • Thu, Nov 26, 2020
    Brisbane Heat appeared set for their third straight WBBL final before a batting collapse allowed the Sydney Thunder to snatch a dramatic 12-run victory.
  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020
    Australia will be forced to make at least one change to the XI that defeated England in their most recent ODI because of Mitch Marsh's ankle injury.
  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020
    Brisbane Heat's Laura Kimmince has the highest strike-rate in the history of the WBBL, and she wants to take her entertainment-first approach into the finals.
  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020
    Sydney Thunder allrounder Sammy-Jo Johnson claims all the pressure is on her former Brisbane Heat teammates and their title defence before f their WBBL semi.
  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020
    Coach Justin Langer says Will Pucovski is capable of batting anywhere in Australia's top six as debate swirls on where and when the young gun might debut.
  • Wed, Nov 25, 2020
    After finishing bottom last season, the Melbourne Stars are through to the WBBL final after demolishing the Perth Scorchers by seven wickets.
  • Tue, Nov 24, 2020
    Steve Smith says he's not concerned by the prospect of India attempting to follow New Zealand's lead by launching a barrage of bouncers against him.
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    Assistant coach Andrew McDonald says Australia's brains trust will have the 2023 World Cup in the back of their minds during the ODI series against India.
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    David Warner will consider missing some cricket tours in 2021 with bio-secure bubbles and hotel quarantine limiting time with his young family.
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    India coach Ravi Shastri says injured stars Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma will struggle to play in the Test summer if they don't arrive in Australia this week.
  • Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    David Warner said Test selectors should take an if-it's-not-broken-don't-fix-it approach to the top of the order, backing Joe Burns to be picked.
  • Sun, Nov 22, 2020
    India star Rohit Sharma said he returned home, rather than head straight to Australia, to give himself the best possible chance of being fit for the first Test.
  • Sun, Nov 22, 2020
    Andrew McDonald, who is coaching Australia's quarantining stars, says Aaron Finch and Steve Smith are both showing good signs after failing to fire in the IPL.
  • Sun, Nov 22, 2020
    Hayley Silver-Holmes was selected to play for Sydney Sixers on Saturday night despite not being registered in their official WBBL squad.
  • Sat, Nov 21, 2020
    Ashton Agar hasn't played a 50-over game since March but says the lack of white-ball cricket won't hurt him if given the chance against India.
  • Sat, Nov 21, 2020
    The Brisbane Heat have secured a finals berth after a win over the ladder-leading Melbourne Stars, while the Perth Scorchers have moved into third.
  • Sat, Nov 21, 2020
    Australia allrounder Marcus Stoinis says the BBL's new rules will enhance the product and encourage positive tactical shifts in the 20-over format.
  • Sat, Nov 21, 2020
    Marcus Stoinis is enjoying life under Ricky Ponting's wing and expects to see the best of Virat Kohli during the India captain's shortened Australian tour.
  • Thu, Nov 19, 2020
    Ishant Sharma, who has remained in India as he recovers from an abdominal injury, has bowled at full pace as he bids to prove his fitness and fly to Australia.
  • Thu, Nov 19, 2020
    South Australia's chief health officer says a six-day lockdown amid a coronavirus cluster gives Adelaide its best chance to host the first Test as scheduled.
  • Wed, Nov 18, 2020
    Melbourne Renegades have bounced back from a brutal WBBL loss less than 24 hours earlier to upset the Adelaide Strikers by seven wickets at Sydney Showground.
  • Wed, Nov 18, 2020
    Andrew Tye, Josh Philippe and D'Arcy Short will all train with the national white-ball squad as Cricket Australia continues to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.