CAPE TOWN: From bar room brawler to Test match troubadour, cricketing bad boy David Warner has made a swift transition into one of the sport’s extraordinary talents and brought a new dynamism to opening the batting in Tests.
Once seen as a flashing blade in the shorter formats of the [...]
PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and opted to bat first in the second Test against Australia at St George’s Park on Thursday.
The hosts handed a debut to wicketkeeper batsman Quinton de Kock, one of three changes in the side from [...]
PERTH: Stand-in Australian captain George Bailey on Thursday shrugged off injury fears and declared himself fit to lead the new world number one side in the fourth one-day international against England.
Bailey had been suffering from a hip flexor injury but said he would definitely take over at the match in [...]
Australia captain Michael Clarke was a relieved man after a century in an 88-run one-day international win over England at Old Trafford played a key role in his first victory over a Test nation in seven months.
Clarke’s 105 off just 102 balls was the centrepiece of Australia’s 315 for seven [...]
Michael Clarke led from the front with a century as Australia overwhelmed England by 88 runs in the second one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Victory saw Australia take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series following Friday’s washout in Leeds.
Australia captain Clarke’s [...]
In an interview with an Australian radio station Lehmann attacked Broad for not ‘walking’ during the first Ashes test in Nottingham last month, for which [...]
Ian Bell helped England avoid the follow-on as the fifth Ashes Test headed towards a draw on Sunday’s final day at The Oval.
At lunch, England were 350 for seven in reply to Australia’s first innings 492 for nine declared — a deficit of 142 runs.
Matt Prior [...]
SYDNEY: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has attacked former captain Steve Waugh for forcing all players in his team to wear the iconic Australian ‘baggy green’ Test cap at the start of the opposition innings.
According to News.com.au, Warne’s criticism came just three days after he ironically presented Australia’s [...]
LONDON: Shane Watson was in sight of only his third Test hundred as Australia dominated the first session of the Ashes finale at The Oval on Wednesday.
Australia, who at 3-0 down were trying to avoid a first Ashes series without a Test win since 1977, were 112 [...]
LONDON: Australia captain Michael Clarke came to the defence of his embattled selectors on Tuesday, saying they weren’t picking a side for a “charity tour” as the tourists looked to salvage a consolation win in the final match of their disappointing Ashes series in England.
Clarke’s men head [...]
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