LINE-UP LOCKED IN: New Australia captain Pat Cummins has revealed why Travis Head beat Usman Khawaja to regain his position in the Test team after being axed last summer.
Pacemen Liam Guthrie and Cameron Gannon have joined the Brisbane Heat as late replacement players, adding to the number of West Aussies plying their trade for interstate Big Bash outfits.
Justin Langer these days treads a delicate path as Australian cricket coach but Nathan Lyon has no complaints about the day he dished out some raw, unvarnished truth.
England's Eileen Ash, a remarkable sportswoman and wonderful personality who had been the world's oldest Test cricketer, has died at the age of 110
Ajaz Patel reckoned he could never have believed he'd achieve something as incredible as a 10-wicket haul in a Test innings - and in the town of his birth too.
Peter Hatzoglou has Shane Warne to thank for his love of leg-spin bowling. He has stopping trying to bowl like Warne to thank for his career as a professional cricketer.
We take a look at how every Big Bash club is faring ahead of the new season. Plus Jordan McArdle gives his prediction on where each team will finish in BBL11.
India have taken complete command after New Zealand's Ajaz Patel spun himself into Test cricket's record books, claiming all 10 wickets in an innings.
Pakistan are 2-161 against Bangladesh at stumps on day one of the second Test in Dhaka with captain Babar Azam scoring an unbeaten half-century.
In his return as our exclusive columnist, Mitchell Johnson argues why Cricket Australia got it all wrong in hanging Tim Paine out to dry - and erred again with the leadership calls that followed.
A revised India cricket tour of South Africa has been confirmed with three Tests and three one-day internationals scheduled.
Beneath the Baggy Green and Three Lions caps bubbles one of world sport’s great rivalries and the storylines of this series will be bestsellers — even if Perth does miss out on an Ashes Test.
New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel has become the first bowler in 22 years — and third of all-time — to take 10 wickets in an innings. Here’s how it unfolded.
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Emotional Justin Langer is unsure whether Tim Paine will return to cricket and lamented the “brutal,’’ “unforgiving’’ forces which have left him a shattered man.
Steve Smith and David Warner will assume official and unofficial leadership roles this Ashes series with new captain Pat Cummins urged to heavily consult the batters when Australia is in the field.
Sam Landsberger & Robert Craddock
Chris Green has been handed the Sydney Thunder captaincy while Usman Khawaja is away on Australian duties to start the Big Bash League.
England has revealed they plan to go ‘GOAT hunting’ at the Gabba, with Stuart Broad adamant taking down spinner Nathan Lyon is the key to Australia’s downfall.
Australia will attempt to find the right balance on Pat Cummins' workload to get the best out of him with ball and as captain in the Ashes.
Joe Root might be billed as the enemy this summer – but for Josh Philippe the England captain has been more of a saviour than an Ashes villain.
Australia coach Justin Langer hasn't ruled out Tim Paine returning to the Test team, insistent a return once he comes back to cricket isn't out of the question.
The Omicron variant hasn’t affected the Ashes schedule yet - but back-up plans are being put in place as the threat grows.
Ben Horne & Brett Stubbs
Lance Morris admits he is “touch and go” for the opening rounds of his first Big Bash League with the Perth Scorchers after a side-strain he picked up in WA’s Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania.
Ben Stokes has been hailed as England's potential Ashes saviour but teammates will do their best to take the pressure off the champion allrounder.
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