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2020 February
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    Star Australian allrounder Ellyse Perry had her right shoulder strapped on Tuesday, but her teammate Nicola Carey has played down any injury fears.
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    Pat Cummins is embracing the challenge of representing Australia across all three formats and says he won't be rushing to volunteer for a rest.
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    South Australia face a challenge to save their match against Sheffield Shield leaders NSW after conceding a big first innings deficit.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Young talent Cameron Green's highest first-class score has helped give Western Australia the advantage at the close of day two against Tasmania.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    South Australia face a massive challenge to save their Shield match against New South Wales, with the Redbacks trailing by 238 runs at the midway point.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Australia's T20 series-decider against South Africa in Cape Town looms as a significant final step in Steve Smith and David Warner's rehabilitation.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    An in-form Kane Richardson is aware he has little margin for error if he wants to be part of Australia's T20 World Cup campaign later this year.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    Australia will be aiming to shake off their batting woes when they take on Bangladesh in their T20 World Cup clash in Canberra on Thursday.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Australia's Twenty20 batting order remains far from settled, with the team's brains trust set to keep their options open for the series-decider in Cape Town.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Victoria overcame a poor start in their crucial Sheffield Shield match against Queensland thanks to another century from wicketkeeper Seb Gotch.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Young talent Cameron Green has hit an unbeaten Sheffield Shield century as Western Australia reached 6-291 at stumps on day one against Tasmania.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Rachael Haynes and Meg Lanning have helped Australia overcome an almighty scare to post a five-wicket T20 World Cup victory over Sri Lanka at the WACA Ground.
  • Mon, Feb 24, 2020
    Sheffield Shield frontrunners New South Wales were indebted to opener Daniel Hughes against South Australia's indefatigable seam attack.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    The deep issues facing South African cricket have been reinforced in a record T20 loss to Australia that was torn to shreds by the local media.
  • Sun, Feb 23, 2020
    Dropped catches cost them dearly against NZ, but Sri Lanka will be hoping to turn their fortunes around against tournament favourites Australia on Monday.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Australia face a string of must-win games to defend their Twenty20 World Cup crown, and must find a way past Sri Lanka arch-nemesis Chamari Atapattu on Monday.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Alyssa Healy vindicated claims she was still in form with her 51 in Australia's loss to India, and will take that confidence into a string of must-win games.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Ashton Agar's match-winning T20 hat-trick in South Africa came just weeks after an inspirational chat with superstar Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja.
  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
    Molly Strano was meant to be playing club cricket for Essendon on Saturday, but instead was flying high after bowling the first ball of the Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    International cricket's head of umpires and match referees Adrian Griffith wants to see the development of Claire Polosak and other female umpires continue.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Cricket Australia and the players' union are comfortable with the security arrangements for the T20 series-opener against South Africa in Johannesburg.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Australia's women's Twenty20 World Cup title defence is in danger following the opening night after losing to India by 17 runs at the Sydney Showground.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    The five key questions headed into the first game of the women's Twenty20 World Cup opener between Australia and India at the Sydney Showground.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Australia believe they'll get a batter-friendly pitch at Sydney Showgrounds for the T20 World Cup opener, allaying fears a slow and low track would suit India.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Australia A coach Graeme Hick and captain Moises Henriques say their match against England Lions is the perfect chance for Test hopefuls to impress.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Thailand cricket once recruited players out of softball and foot volleyball. Now they have contracts, a junior schools set up and women's World Cup appearance.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Wet weather has affected West Indies' preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup but the side responsible for Australia's 2016 final loss are making no excuses.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Question marks over Alyssa Healy's form headed into the Twenty20 World Cup is a good sign for the women's game, according to the Australian opener.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Australia will go into the unknown at the Sydney Showground against India in the Twenty20 World Cup opener, away from North Sydney where they've never lost.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    England coach Lisa Keightley says her team's shock 10-wicket loss to Sri Lanka this week was a big wake-up call ahead of the women's T20 World Cup.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    India are confident fearless 16-year-old opener Shafali Verma will take her confident approach into her first Twenty20 World Cup, despite her inexperience.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Australia missed the final the last time they hosted a women's cricket World Cup, but former captain Lisa Sthalekar believes lessons have been learned since.
  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020
    Spinning allrounder Molly Strano will replace Tayla Vlaeminck in Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad after the quick suffered a foot injury.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    Alyssa Healy won't let her run of outs change her attacking approach to cricket, insisting she is confident she can come good for the Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    India's women know they can start an era of cricket success for their country with a big Twenty20 World Cup, starting against Australia on Friday in Sydney.
  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020
    Marcus Stoinis won't have the chance to impress national selectors after being ruled out of the Australia A game against England Lions with a shoulder injury.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Alyssa Healy has failed with the bat again but Australia still defeated South Africa in their final practice match before the Women's Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Australia's women's cricketers are free to play Indian Premier League exhibition matches in 2020 after a breakdown in board relations cost them in 2019.
  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020
    Achini Kulasuriya was taken to hospital after a nasty blow to the head in a Twenty20 World Cup warm-up match but she is now recovering well and in good spirits.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    The Gabba is likely to host the Test series opener between Australia and India next summer, while one of the four matches is set to be played under lights.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    India captain Harmanpreet Kaur, no stranger to outclassing Australia, hopes a good showing in the Twenty20 World Cup will be the catalyst for a women's IPL.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    Mitch Marsh says Twenty20 World Cup spots are up for grabs as Australia embark on a limited-overs tour of South Africa that will shape selectors' thoughts.
  • Mon, Feb 17, 2020
    Daniel Worrall made a perfect return to red-ball cricket to help South Australia end a long home drought with a Sheffield Shield win over Western Australia.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    Test batsman Travis Head has helped South Australia to regain the upper hand in their Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia in Adelaide.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    The International Cricket Council is ready to use a new no-ball system throughout the sport, including Tests, but it won't happen without the support of boards.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    An exciting finish to the Sheffield Shield cricket match at the SCG is looming with NSW requiring 249 more runs with nine wickets left to beat Victoria.
  • Sun, Feb 16, 2020
    Western Australia have won their first women's national cricket league (WNCL) title by beating 20-time champions NSW by 42 runs in Sydney.
  • Sat, Feb 15, 2020
    Australia's schedule has been a busy one ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup but that doesn't mean Saturday's washed-out warm up in Brisbane was celebrated.
  • Sat, Feb 15, 2020
    Another collapse has left Tasmania at 4-72 in their second innings, trailing hosts Queensland by 107 runs at stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield clash.
  • Sat, Feb 15, 2020
    WA trail South Australia by 224 runs with six wickets in hand as a Cameron Bancroft's pedestrian Sheffield Shield knock failed to yield dividends in Adelaide.
  • Sat, Feb 15, 2020
    NSW face a battle to avoid their first defeat of the Sheffield Shield season as Victoria continued to dominate with help from a teenage debutant.
  • Sat, Feb 15, 2020
    Australian quick Tayla Vlaeminck will enter the T20 World Cup with confidence after impressing with her extra pace and bounce in the recent tri-series victory.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Australia's misfiring top order won't change their attacking approach despite their women's T20 World Cup warm-up game against the West Indies being cancelled.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood says D'Arcy Short, a late call-up for Australia's limited-overs tour of South Africa, is dynamite with the bat and underrated with the ball.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    Contributions throughout the batting order has South Australia well placed after day one of their must-win Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia.
  • Fri, Feb 14, 2020
    The International Cricket Council's anti-corruption boss Alex Marshall says female players must realise they are now very much targets for fixers.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    The prospect of playing in front of his South African family for the first time is something star Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne can't wait for.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Australian captain Meg Lanning says opposition bowlers should be afraid of Alyssa Healy returning to form during the women's Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Young allrounder Sophie Molineux will play a big role in Australia's Twenty20 World Cup defence, only a month after returning from a mental health break.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood says Steve Smith and David Warner won't be fazed by anything that South African crowds say during the upcoming limited-overs tour.
  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020
    Marcus Harris, one of many players around Australia who will soon resume Sheffield Shield duties, has his eyes on Joe Burns' spot at the top of the Test order.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    D'Arcy Short will replace Glenn Maxwell, who has been booked in for elbow surgery, in Australia's limited-overs squad for the tour of South Africa.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Australia have managed to win their women's Twenty20 tri-series final against India despite playing well below their best at Melbourne's Junction Oval.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Melbourne Stars batsman Nick Larkin, having copped a few jokes since rejoining NSW after the BBL final, is ready to return to the SCG home dressing room.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Rising spinner Lloyd Pope and paceman Brendan Doggett, who was part of Australia's Test squad in 2017, headline a Cricket Australia XI that will face England A.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Rene Farrell will retire from domestic cricket after the one-day final at North Sydney Oval, where NSW will face Western Australia as they hunt a 21st title.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Matthew Renshaw will take a break from cricket on the advice of Queensland coaching staff after he was dropped for this week's Sheffield Shield game.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    India loom as one of Australia's biggest threats as the women's Twenty20 World Cup but the rivals will first meet in a tri-series final in Melbourne.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    The International Cricket Council has announced third umpires will be responsible for calling all front-foot no-balls during the women's Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    NSW are on track to host the Sheffield Shield final but the SCG is not an option, with Wollongong looming as the leading candidate should they top the table.
  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020
    Mitchell Starc experienced the euphoria of winning a World Cup final in front of a sold-out MCG crowd, now he wants his wife Alyssa Healy to do the same.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Nathan Lyon has heaped praise on his Sydney Sixers skipper Moises Henriques, describing the allrounder as one of the best captains he's played under.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    After winning the ODI player of the year for the first time, limited-overs captain Aaron Finch says last year's World Cup loss to England still hurts every day.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    New Zealand's cricketers continue to be hammered by injury and illness, with skipper Kane Williamson still in doubt and three more players down with bugs.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Big-hitting Sophie Devine is set to star at the women's T20 World Cup in Australia after a breathtaking, world-record knock for New Zealand.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Victoria resume their Sheffield Shield season this week, but Sam Harper and Will Pucovski might not be given the green light to play after recent concussions.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    David Warner says it won't be hard to cope with what he admits is likely to be a hostile reception during Australia's limited-overs tour of South Africa.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    David Warner and Ellyse Perry have taken out Australian cricket's top awards, winning the Allan Border Medal and the Belinda Clark Award respectively.
  • Mon, Feb 10, 2020
    Opening batsman David Warner has claimed his third Allan Border Medal, while star women's allrounder Ellyse Perry has picked up the Belinda Clark Award.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    Pat Cummins headlines the contenders to win the Allan Border medal, while Alyssa Healy could also go back-to-back on cricket's night of nights.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    Sydney Sixers young gun Josh Philippe is close to an international debut after a superb man-of-the-match knock in the BBL final that had everybody talking.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    After sitting out Australia's ODI tour to India, coach Justin Langer realised how important it is for players to rest from the rigours of international cricket.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell says Melbourne Stars' BBL regular-season dominance makes their loss to Sydney Sixers in the final harder to take than previous failures.
  • Sun, Feb 09, 2020
    Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar has faced an over from Australian women's star Ellyse Perry during the innings break of Cricket Australia's bushfire relief match.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    Despite two losses in their tri-series, allrounder Ashleigh Gardner believes Australia's form is not a concern heading into the women's Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Sat, Feb 08, 2020
    India have produced the third-best chase in a women's Twenty20 international, upsetting Australia by seven wickets at Melbourne's Junction Oval.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    Bangladesh have reached the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final after Mahmudul Hasan Joy's century helped them comfortably beat New Zealand by six wickets
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    Indian icon Sachin Tendulkar, shocked by the death and damage caused by bushfires, has urged Australian cricket fans to dig deep and donate funds to victims.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    The praise continues to come thick and fast for Marnus Labuschagne, with legend Sachin Tendulkar saying he sees a bit of himself in the Australian batsman.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    Melbourne Stars are one win away from their maiden BBL title, but they may not even get a shot at playing as rain threatens to ruin their quest.
  • Fri, Feb 07, 2020
    Captain Moises Henriques says his Sydney Sixers deserve to host the BBL final at the SCG, where it looks increasingly likely that rain will ruin the decider.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Cricket Australia, having scrapped Saturday's all-star game at the SCG, will stage a rescheduled bushfire relief match on Sunday at Melbourne's Junction Oval.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Ellyse Perry feels fast bowling is back in vogue and expects it to help Australia defend their women's T20 World Cup title starting later this month.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Having accidentally bowled a beamer during the previous rain-affected BBL clash at the SCG, Sydney Sixers paceman Ben Dwarshuis feels ready for a wet final.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    There are issues for Cricket Australia to stew over in a post-season debrief but the return of Steve Smith, an unabashed fan of the BBL, has been a positive.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    Sydney Sixers gun Steve Smith is hopeful the BBL final will proceed despite forecast rain, saying umpires will make the right call regarding player safety.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Matthew Hayden says he feels for the snubbed Marcus Stoinis but believes the recalled Glenn Maxwell is the X-factor the Australian limited overs team needs.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Sydney Thunder coach Shane Bond has heaped more pressure on the Melbourne Stars, pointing to their poor finals record ahead of the preliminary final showdown.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Matthew Hayden has slammed his former team Brisbane Heat, accusing them of being all style and little substance after missing out on the Big Bash League finals.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    BBL stars Nathan Lyon, Callum Ferguson and Adam Zampa agree there should be a reserve day for the BBL final as rain threatens to ruin Saturday night's decider.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    Nathan Lyon has spoken with chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns after being overlooked for Australia's upcoming limited-overs tour of South Africa.
  • Wed, Feb 05, 2020
    It may have looked like a familiar BBL finals collapse, but spinner Adam Zampa thinks this Melbourne Stars team is different to any that have gone before.
  • Tue, Feb 04, 2020
    Sydney Sixers star Sean Abbott says Mitchell Starc wasn't willing to parachute in for a one-off return in the BBL final at the expense of an unlucky teammate.
  • Tue, Feb 04, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell's mental health break last year allowed him to refresh, paving the way for the star allrounder's recall to Australia's limited-overs squads.
  • Tue, Feb 04, 2020
    A shoulder injury has ruled New Zealand captain Kane Williamson out of the first two ODIs against India in another blow to the beleaguered hosts.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    Australia have defeated Afghanistan by four wickets at the under-19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa to progress to a fifth-place playoff against West Indies.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    Opener Marcus Harris will replace Will Pucovski in the Cricket Australia XI squad to face England Lions after his Victoria teammate's latest concussion.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    Selectors are poised to announce Australia's squad for the upcoming T20 matches in South Africa with Glenn Maxwell pushing for an international return.
  • Mon, Feb 03, 2020
    With three straight wins taking them deep into the BBL finals, Sydney Thunder are peaking at the right time according to to paceman Chris Tremain.
  • Sun, Feb 02, 2020
    CA XI captain Will Pucovski has been ruled out of the match against England Lions after suffering concussion in a fall while attempting a run.
  • Sun, Feb 02, 2020
    Alex Carey's untimely run out sparked a horror batting collapse which ended the Strikers' BBL campaign and saw the Thunder's fairytale continue.
  • Sat, Feb 01, 2020
    Melbourne Stars still have time to avoid another embarrassing BBL finals exit, but have to turn it around quickly ahead of a sudden-death match.
  • Sat, Feb 01, 2020
    The BBL final and Cricket Australia's bushfire relief game will be played at the SCG on February 8 after the Sydney Sixers won through to the decider.
2020 January
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Adelaide Strikers captain Travis Head says spinner Rashid Khan will bounce back from a rare poor display in their BBL final against Sydney Thunder.
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Sydney Thunder have kept their Big Bash League title hopes alive with an impressive 57-run elimination final win over Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Hobart Hurricanes skipper Matthew Wade says his side were humbled in all three facets by Sydney Thunder in their elimination Big Bash League play-off.
  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020
    Cricket Australia will consider sanctions for members of its under-19 squad, having let them know some of their recent social media posts were unacceptable.
  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood would love a chance to play more BBL in the future, suggesting a window late in the season for Australia's best players would be an ideal result.
  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020
    Sydney Thunder have kept their Big Bash League title hopes alive with an impressive 57-run elimination final win over Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    Will Pucovski will captain a Cricket Australia XI in three one-day games against England Lions on the Gold Coast, while Cameron Boyce has also been called up.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    Promising Australian under-19 batsman Jake Fraser-McGurk is being sent home from the World Cup in South Africa after being scratched in the face by a monkey.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    Tom Curran will play no part in the BBL finals because of international duty but fit-again Sean Abbott looms as a handy replacement for the Sydney Sixers.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Australia all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner is in doubt for the T20 tri-series with a concussion after copping a ball to the base of the head in the nets on Sunday.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Sydney Thunder's Usman Khawaja, having starred in the BBL finals the only time the team won the title, is being backed by his coach to improve his batting.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Hobart Hurricanes say they aren't weighed down by pressure heading into their elimination Big Bash League final against Sydney Thunder at Bellerive Oval.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    The Melbourne Stars have lost three games on the bounce and will face the bolstered Sydney Sixers, but Marcus Stoinis isn't concerned by their BBL form slump.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Marcus Stoinis says he has no expectations his stellar BBL form should be rewarded with an Australia call-up but is prepared to bat anywhere in the order.
  • Mon, Jan 27, 2020
    Perth coach Adam Voges believes half a dozen star performers in the Scorchers side didn't get enough support, as the Scorchers missed out on the BBL finals.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Steve Smith says Englishman Tom Curran has done his job for the Sydney Sixers and it's up to the rest of the squad to finish off their BBL finals campaign.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Melbourne Renegades captain Aaron Finch described his BBL century against Sydney Sixers as meaningless, after his side slumped to an 11th loss in 13 games.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Sydney Thunder have kept their BBL finals hopes alive and dented those of Perth with a seven-wicket home win over the Scorchers in a rain-affected clash.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Indian Yuvraj Singh, AFL great Luke Hodge and 16-year-old Sydney Thunder batter Phoebe Litchfield will play the bushfire relief cricket match on February 8.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    South African great AB de Villiers has blasted his first BBL half-century to help the Brisbane Heat to a 71-run win against the Melbourne Stars at the MCG.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Perth Scorchers paceman Andrew Tye won't be risked for Sunday's crunch BBL clash with the Thunder, but he is pushing hard to be ready for the finals.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Steve Smith has engineered an unbeaten 66 to lead the Sydney Sixers to a BBL win over the Melbourne Renegades, who haven't capitalised on an Aaron Finch ton.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Part-time tweaker D'Arcy Short has helped spin the Hurricanes to a crucial 57-run Big Bash League win over Sydney Thunder in Hobart.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Australia have booked their place in the U19 World Cup quarter-finals as tailender Connor Sully sparked a stunning last-ball win over England in South Africa.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    With the BBL's top spot already locked away, the Stars have hit the staggers but it has nothing to do with dead-rubber complacency, says Peter Handscomb.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann admits he is looking forward to Steve Smith's long awaited Big Bash League return in Thursday's clash with Sydney Sixers.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Steve Smith is claiming Big Bash League bragging rights over Marnus Labuschagne after the Sydney Sixers claimed an eight-wicket win over Brisbane Heat.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Ashton Turner says his magical knock in India last year is a constant reminder that he has what it takes to succeed on the international stage.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Australia's captain Mackenzie Harvey will enter his team's must-win under-19s World Cup clash against England with a heap of both cricket and life experience.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Brisbane coach Darren Lehmann hopes Marnus Labuschagne's injection will boost an ailing Heat batting lineup and keep their BBL finals hopes alive.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne is confident of righting the Brisbane Heat ship in the Big Bash League and push his cause for international selection in all three formats.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Nathan Lyon cannot wait to test himself against "best in the world" South African superstar AB de Villiers as he targets a one-day return for Australia.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Steve Smith helped convince Josh Philippe to move to the Sydney Sixers in late 2018, and says the youngster has a bright future with Australia's national teams.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Peter Handscomb batted beautifully but lacked support as the Strikers bowlers, led by Peter Siddle, held their nerve for an important BBL win.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood hasn't played a T20 for Australia since 2016, but hopes the longest stint of white-ball cricket in his career can put him in the World Cup squad.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Moises Henriques has flashbacks every time a ball is hit in the air, underlining why a clutch catch in the Sydney Sixers' win over Melbourne was so impressive.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Injured Renegades' wicketkeeper Sam Harper has become the first player subbed out of a BBL game during his team's four-run defeat to Hobart at Marvel Stadium.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Melbourne Stars coach David Hussey admits the BBL table-toppers erred in giving Glenn Maxwell only 26 balls to change momentum in the loss to the Sydney Sixers.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Sydney Thunder paceman Brendan Doggett was left red-faced after dropping Perth Scorchers opener Liam Livingstone three times in Monday's eight-wicket loss.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Pakistani legend Wasim Akram says his heart goes out to people suffering in the bushfire crisis and would like to be involved in a star-studded appeal match.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Steve Smith scored his first ODI century in three years but Australia's lack of power at the death helped India win by seven wickets and take the series 2-1.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn admits his team faces "naughty-boy" net sessions after their stunning collapse in Sunday's BBL loss to Melbourne Renegades.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Clean bowling cricketing hero AB de Villiers in a remarkable BBL win over Brisbane Heat will live long in the memory for Melbourne Renegade Cameron Boyce.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Aaron Finch and Steve Smith will talk through their mid-wicket mix-up that cost the Australian captain his wicket in the series-deciding ODI loss to India.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Virat Kohli sees no reason why Marnus Labuschagne can't be among the world's top batsman for some time after getting his first close glimpse of him.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Australia's shock decision to send Mitchell Starc out to bat at No.5 against India was not a spur-of-the-moment call, having been planned for at least a week.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Australia's cricketers have been touched by the support of Indian fans, who have held up placards to "pray for Australia" during the bushfire season.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Australia have lost to the West Indies by three wickets in their opening match at the under-19 Cricket World Cup despite 84 runs from Jake Fraser-McGurk.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    A sodden BBL derby, in which Sydney Thunder won after reaching 2-28 from 5.3 overs, has reignited debate over the best way to decide rain-affected games.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn has slammed his team's batting performance after losing 10-36 to slump to a 44-run Big Bash League loss to Melbourne Renegades.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Rohit Sharma has the best average of any batsman against Australia in ODI matches and India will be desperate for him to play the series decider in Bangalore.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    Steve Smith says the talk around his supposed short-ball struggles this summer were a "beat-up", pointing to his long stints at the crease against New Zealand.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Aaron Finch told Steve Smith he believed he was out of his crease before the third umpire controversially gave him out stumped in Australia's loss to India.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Indian opener Rohit Sharma has joined concussed wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant being as in doubt for Sunday's decider with Australia, after hurting his shoulder.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    All the key details from India's 36-run one-day international win over Australia on Friday, which forced a series decider in Bangalore on Sunday.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Phil Salt and Liam O'Connor starred as the Adelaide Strikers shook off a midweek defeat to destroy the Brisbane Heat in their return BBL clash at Adelaide Oval.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Friday's second ODI between Australia and India shapes as a high run-scoring contest, with the Rajkot ground one of the most distinctive in world cricket.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Englishmen Tom Curran and Alex Hales will renew their running battle when Sydney Thunder host Sydney Sixers at Olympic Park in this weekend's BBL derby.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Batsman Shreyas Iyer insists things are not as bad as they seem for India and the team can rebound from Tuesday's flogging against Australia in the second ODI.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Sydney Sixers' push for a BBL title will gather momentum when Steve Smith returns, with the BBL club hoping he will be back for next week's clash with Brisbane.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood might play his first one-day international in more than a year as Australia consider how to look after their fast bowlers in India.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australia coach Matthew Mott believes Jess Duffin can play in a World Cup as a mum after she was unavailable for the home Twenty20 tournament while pregnant.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australia's T20 coach and players are working to support Sophie Molineux in her return to the international fold after a mental health break away from cricket.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australian bowler Megan Schutt says while the public's response to Marcus Stoinis' homophobic sledge has been heartening, the men's game still has work to do.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Aaron Finch won't rule out trying to captain Australia through to the 2023 World Cup, with the event to be played in Asia, where he has a great batting record.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Australia have been the best touring team in Asia in one-day cricket for the last decade, and can set another new high in Friday's clash with India in Rajkot.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Virat Kohli has been handed the ICC Spirit of Cricket award for telling India's fans to cheer Steve Smith rather than boo him at last year's World Cup.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    The Perth Scorchers suffered an embarrassing eight-wicket loss to the Stars but hope sleep will hold the key to them exacting revenge this weekend.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Rookie teenager Annabel Sutherland has been named in Australia's World Cup squad while Elyse Villani has failed in her bid to reclaim her spot.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    The surprise selection in Australia's World T20 squad, teenage all-rounder Annabel Sutherland says news of her call-up brought father James Sutherland to tears.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Adam Zampa has dismissed Virat Kohli six times in international cricket but he expects a big response from the Indian captain in the second ODI in Rajkot.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    AB de Villiers has had an immediate impact on his Brisbane Heat teammates with Matthew Renshaw admitting it was surreal to bat with the South African star.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Australia's world champion women's cricketers will be told to embrace the pressure of a home Twenty20 World Cup when the squad is announced on Thursday.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    David Warner declared he'd never seen Aaron Finch bat better after Australia's record win over India, and it's a far cry from where the captain was a year ago.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    India are staring down the barrel of back-to-back ODI series losses to Australia at home, but maintain they can rebound from Tuesday's horror 10-wicket loss.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Moises Henriques says homophobic slurs are a big issue for cricket to confront, detailing his pride at Sydney Sixers' commitment to LGBTI+ inclusion.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    David Warner's average for the summer still sits at 171.57 after 15 innings, with his 128 from 112 balls against India the latest demolition job of the season.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    Adam Zampa is in the rare position in world cricket where he has dismissed Virat Kohli twice as many times as he's got any other batsman out.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    AB de Villiers has lived up to the hype in his BBL debut, guiding Brisbane home against Adelaide after James Pattinson's maiden five-wicket haul.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    The Kangaroo Island bushfires have been weighing heavily on the mind of Sydney Thunder's Alex Ross, who has friends that have been helping to protect property.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    AB de Villiers has confirmed his desire to come out of international retirement and feature for South Africa in this year's T20 World Cup in South Africa.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Australia quick Josh Hazlewood has had his heart in northern NSW and one eye on his mobile phone's fires app as the country's horror summer hit close to home.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Perth Scorchers' opener Josh Inglis has drawn comparisons to Brendon McCullum after a career-best 73 in his side's third straight Big Bash League win.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Hobart Hurricanes have lost their third straight Big Bash League match and now sit a precarious three competition points from a finals berth.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Powerful Indian cricket broadcaster Sony wants the BCCI to accept Cricket Australia's request for a day-night Test to be played next summer.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne has been told to treat his maiden ODI cap like his baggy green by Steve Waugh as the former captain presented it to him on debut in India.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Melbourne Stars opener Marcus Stoinis cracked an unbeaten 147 in his most recent game and he will be out to produce more heroics against his former teammates.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Ashton Turner knows he can help his cause for Twenty20 World Cup selection with a strong one-day series in India, beginning in Mumbai on Tuesday.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Australia's three-match one-day series in India is three years out from the next 50-over World Cup, but there is still plenty to watch out for.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Australia can become just the second side to win back-to-back one-day series in India this century if they claim victory in the three-match series this week.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    South African batting great AB de Villiers will make his BBL debut on Tuesday for a Brisbane Heat side that sits fifth but has found form in recent matches.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Perth have cruised to a 77-run victory over the Hurricanes, headlined by opener Josh Inglis and fast bowler Jhye Richardson at Hobart's Bellerive Oval.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne moved to Australia from South Africa at age nine and decided almost immediately which country he wanted to play cricket for.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Cricket fans across Australia are looking forward to watching AB de Villiers work his magic in the BBL, old Test sparring partner Peter Siddle included.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Australia have gone to the extent of wetting training balls to prepare for Mumbai's renowned dew factor when they play against India in their first ODI.
  • Mon, Jan 13, 2020
    Adam Zampa went for 60 runs in seven overs against India in the World Cup but he is far more at home on the sub-continent against the one-day heavyweights.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Alex Carey learned from his AFL disappointment as a teenager and won't take it for granted that he will one day replace Tim Paine as Test wicketkeeper.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Alex Carey has set his sights on becoming one of the world's best ODI finishers after accepting he will remain a middle or lower-order batsman for Australia.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne, Justin Langer, Adam Gilchrist, Brett Lee, Shane Watson, Alex Blackwell and Michael Clarke will play in a bushfire relief match.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    The next one-day World Cup is more than three years away but Australia's 50-over squad for the series in India is one of their strongest in many summers.
  • Sun, Jan 12, 2020
    Having sold his famous baggy green, legendary legspinner Shane Warne says he has always loved and cherished the iconic Australian cricketing hat.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    Andrew McDonald will be Australia's interim coach in the India ODI series, but doesn't believe there's any need to split the top job between red and white ball.
  • Sat, Jan 11, 2020
    Mackenzie Harvey will lead Australia's under-19s World Cup campaign with the experience of having played under ODI captain Aaron Finch in the Big Bash.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Sydney Thunder spinner Chris Green has described his controversial bowling action as "marginal", and is confident it could be resolved quickly.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Matthew Renshaw unwittingly exploited a bizarre catching law to help dismiss Matthew Wade but the Test batsman isn't sure it will become a regular occurrence.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Matthew Renshaw says a successful, albeit bumpy, run chase will give the Brisbane Heat plenty of confidence after rising to third on the Big Bash ladder.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Rashid Khan has bowled some magnificent deliveries for the Adelaide Strikers, but none better than his hat-trick ball to flummox the Sydney Sixers Jordan Silk.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    A day after Sydney Thunder's Chris Green was banned for an illegal bowling action, Daniel Christian backed Cricket Australia's stance regarding the spinner.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Matthew Renshaw has unwittingly exposed a curious catching rule as Brisbane avoided another BBL batting meltdown to beat Hobart with 10 balls to spare.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell says Melbourne Stars pace sensation Haris Rauf can continue scaring BBL batsmen following his MCG hat-trick against the Sydney Thunder.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    The WACA, in conjunction with WA government and tourism, will lobby Cricket Australia to select Optus Stadium over the Gabba for a Test against India.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Test batsman Travis Head remains out of favour with Australia's selectors when it comes to ODI cricket, something he hopes to change with some big BBL knocks.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    A New Zealand cricket team licking gaping wounds from the humiliating Test series loss to Australia has been hammered by the Kiwi media.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Frustrated that he wasn't more ruthless with the bat during the home Test summer, Joe Burns now has a chance to take out that anger in the Big Bash League.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Australian captain Aaron Finch has full faith in Josh Hazlewood performing in India despite the accurate quick not playing an ODI since 2018.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Her husband Mitchell Starc starred in a cricket World Cup at home in 2015, now it's Alyssa Healy's chance to do the same on a global stage in Australia.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Tom Curran set the scene before Josh Hazlewood fired the final bullet as the Sydney Sixers claimed a BBL thriller against the Rashid Khan-inspired Strikers
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Australian cricket legend Jeff Thomson will auction his baggy green cap with all proceeds going to bushfire-affected communities, firefighters and volunteers.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Hobart quick Riley Meredith, who is on the radar of national selectors, has been sidelined by a side strain and will miss the rest of the Big Bash League.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    New Zealand's tour of Australia won't be one to remember but they want to return to MCG for Boxing Day and Sydney's New Year's Test again soon.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Justin Langer has handed the reins over to caretaker coach Andrew McDonald, widely expected to be his eventual successor, for Australia's ODI tour of India.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Hard-hitting Englishman Tom Banton hopes to return to Australia later this year for the T20 World Cup and a spectacular BBL knock has underlined his talent.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    The rise and rise of Marnus Labuschagne can be traced back to when he was handed a Test debut in the aftermath of Steve Smith and David Warner's year-long bans.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Man of the moment Marnus Labuschagne says he will lean on Steve Smith, David Warner and Aaron Finch for advice during his first ODI tour for Australia.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Australia are unlikely to tinker with their top six during a Test tour of Bangladesh in June, while the bowling attack may also be unchanged for the first Test.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020