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Jonathan Wells, Peter Siddle take Strikers closer to playoffs
1/22/2020 4:21:18 PM
Despite a late flourish from Peter Handscomb, Melbourne Stars fell short of their 163 target

Nyeem Young stars with bat and ball as West Indies thump England
1/20/2020 4:27:18 PM
A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup action on January 20, 2020

Rohit Sharma's century trumps Steven Smith's as India take series
1/20/2020 3:50:13 AM
Without their allrounder going into the series, losing their in-form opening batsman to injury during the series decider, India found a way to win

Nyeem Young, Jayden Seales take West Indies past Australia in tense finish
1/18/2020 4:01:51 PM
Seales and Forde shared seven wickets between them to bowl Australia out for 179

Bowlers star as Sydney Thunder win rain-affected encounter
1/18/2020 12:20:24 PM
Thunder exacted revenge against crosstown rivals Sixers with a dominant performance at the Sydney Showground Stadium

Series on the line as India and Australia prepare to slug it out in Bengaluru
1/18/2020 11:16:50 AM
Dhawan is reportedly fit for the decider after taking a blow on the ribs, but Rohit is still an uncertain starter

Marnus Labuschagne shows courage in his new role
1/18/2020 8:34:31 AM
While Labuschagne and Smith were together Australia looked like pushing India close

KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav the gamechangers as India go level
1/18/2020 1:28:55 PM
Steven Smith made 98 for Australia but once he fell, the hosts took control of the game

Zampa reveals methodical plans for Kohli success
1/16/2020 12:47:55 PM
He has dismissed Kohli four times in ODIs, and numbers back Kohli's perceived vulnerability early on against legspin

Experimenting India's bid to salvage series against fully-armed Australia
1/16/2020 5:25:59 PM
ODIs might not be India's top priority right now, but a series loss at home could cause them some serious hurt

Telling tears herald Annabel Sutherland's rise to Australia honours
1/16/2020 10:13:38 AM
James Sutherland was able to push one of his missions as Cricket Australia CEO around watching his daughter forge a cricket career

'Pressure is defending your home from bushfires' - Australia's perspective on World Cup challenge
1/16/2020 10:15:27 AM
Sophie Molineux and the uncapped Annabel Sutherland have been include for the T20 World Cup next month

Stars romp home after swatting aside feeble Scorchers
1/15/2020 2:12:39 PM
A near flawless display was set up by sustained bowling and scintillating fielding, to reinforce Stars' favourites status

Christian, Harper to the fore as Renegades snap losing streak
1/15/2020 12:49:03 PM
Despite a late wobble in defence, a solid all-round show broke a sequence of nine consecutive defeats

ICC awards: Ben Stokes named player of the year
1/15/2020 7:55:51 PM
Rohit named ODI player of the year, Cummins Test player of the year, Labuschagne Emerging player of the year

Warner credits off-field chemistry for on-field success with Finch
1/15/2020 4:21:57 AM
The two have opened 59 times in ODIs, with a tally of 3050 runs, including nine century stands

India 'the most feared batting line-up' ahead of T20 World Cup - Matthew Mott
1/15/2020 1:20:29 AM
Australia will build-up to their T20 World Cup title defence with a tri-series involving India and England

David Warner, Aaron Finch dismantle India with record stand
1/14/2020 6:21:35 PM
Together they put on the highest partnership for any wicket against India after Starc and Cummins had restricted the hosts

The mindset change that transformed Australia's T20 cricket
1/15/2020 1:34:17 AM
Their T20 game has gone to a new level over the last 18 months, but it's what happens over the next two that will really matter

India wary as evolved Starc braces for first ODI in country since debut
1/13/2020 2:31:20 PM
Despite the long gap, Virat Kohli doesn't expect Mitchell Starc to be any easier to face

Australia can recall good memories on return to India
1/13/2020 10:26:58 AM
The visitors bring a strong pace attack and a new-look middle order to the start of their journey to 2023

Homophobic slur 'not the type of person I am' - Marcus Stoinis
1/13/2020 12:06:36 AM
"I could just tell by his body language for the rest of his innings that night that he knew he made a mistake"

Shane Warne and Ricky Ponting to lead teams in bushfire relief match
1/12/2020 6:29:30 AM
The match will be staged before the Big Bash final on February 8 and all BBL final profits will go to bushfire relief

Carey hopes to mirror Dhoni in ODI finishing role
1/11/2020 6:22:46 PM
Carey's enjoying his role in the ODI team and isn't looking too far ahead vis-a-vis Test selection

Chris Green 'not bitter' about questions over action
1/10/2020 7:19:11 AM
Sydney Thunder offspinner keen to work through the testing window to iron out flaws

Marnus Labuschagne aspires to Virat Kohli's all-forms mastery
1/10/2020 2:04:04 AM
After a summer of outstanding Test returns, Labuschagne is turning his attention to a new challenge

Shane Warne's baggy green sold for over one million dollars
1/10/2020 6:45:50 AM
Commonwealth Bank, one of Cricket Australia's major partners, emerged as the winning bidder and will take the cap on a tour around the country

Renegades haven't given up the season at all - Dan Christian
1/9/2020 7:09:26 AM
Despite losing all seven matches so far, the stand-in captain is hopeful of turning things around in the second half of the tournament

'Clinical' Glenn Maxwell still in ODI frame - Aaron Finch
1/9/2020 3:24:54 AM
The Australia captain's words follow the allrounder's match-winning display for Melbourne Stars against Sydney Thunder

Chris Green suspended from bowling due to illegal action
1/8/2020 2:51:45 PM
Offspinner withdrawn from Thunder squad, is ineligible to bowl for at least 90 days in Cricket Australia-run competitions

Tayla Vlaeminck 'feared the worst' with knee injury - Matthew Mott
1/8/2020 5:28:02 AM
Mott is pleased with the performances of players who are putting pressure on for a spot in the T20 World Cup squad

Justin Langer hands over the keys to Andrew McDonald for India tour
1/9/2020 3:56:03 PM
The head coach will take a break while the one-day side heads overseas and is very confident it is in safe hands

Tim Paine's performance the highlight of the summer for Justin Langer
1/7/2020 5:55:59 AM
The Australia coach gave the Test team eight out of ten after they won every match by a big margin

Marnus Labuschagne leads a summer for Australia to savour, but not for long
1/7/2020 5:41:26 AM
The truest measure of the successes in 2019-20 will be how Tim Paine's side uses it as a jumping off point to greater challenges

After perfect home summer, Tim Paine sets sights on 'mouth-watering' contest against India
1/6/2020 10:09:01 AM
Test captain happy with Australia's consistency and ruthlessness, but wants to keep trying to improve

Shane Warne to auction off baggy green to raise funds for bushfire relief
1/6/2020 5:25:59 AM
Australia's all-time leading wicket taker joins the cause as the disaster continues to ravage large parts of the country

Nathan Lyon bags ten as Australia whitewash ordinary New Zealand
1/6/2020 7:42:08 AM
Tim Paine's side completes a 5-0 sweep of the home Test season, finishing all the games inside four days

'Doesn't sit really well' - Nathan Lyon miffed after dropping catches
1/5/2020 12:16:00 PM
The offspinner finally bagged a five-wicket haul on his home ground

Australia pull ahead after Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins bowl New Zealand out
1/5/2020 7:54:49 AM
Useful hands from Phillips and Latham were not enough as Lyon's maiden five-wicket haul at the SCG paved the way for a steady start from Australia's openers

Marnus Labuschagne makes up for missed opportunities of 2019
1/4/2020 10:21:17 AM
After passing 140 thrice this season, Labuschagne finally went on to get his maiden double ton

Cricket Australia open to staging charity match to raise funds for bushfire cause
1/4/2020 8:59:50 AM
The ODIs against New Zealand in March will be used to raise money for the Red Cross bushfire appeal as well

Tom Latham, Tom Blundell start steady after Marnus Labuschagne's 215
1/4/2020 8:29:07 AM
New Zealand put on an opening stand of 63 after dismissing the last five Australia batsmen for 44 runs

Steven Smith earns his runs in Marnus Labuschagne's summer
1/3/2020 8:49:52 AM
You could make the case that Smith has never had to work hard for his runs, yet while it has been the summer of Labuschagne he has been there when it matters

Marnus Labuschagne ton, Steven Smith fifty dent depleted New Zealand's morale
1/3/2020 8:36:40 AM
Unbeaten Labuschagne struck his fourth century in the last seven Test innings, while half-centurion Smith was one of the three wickets to fall on the opening day

Root, Lyon, Philander - what the players think about four-day Test cricket
1/2/2020 6:01:50 PM
Is it a "ridiculous" idea or is it necessary "for this day and age"? Listen to the players' opinions and decide for yourself

Melbourne Stars survive late meltdown to go top of BBL table
1/2/2020 12:00:48 PM
Needing 20 off 23 with nine wickets in hand, they lost 6 for 19 and revived memories of their collapse in last year's final

Australia attack 'can compete with any era' - Glenn McGrath
1/2/2020 10:19:43 AM
Visiting teams have only crossed 300 twice this summer, and NZ have failed to cross 200 three times in four innings

CA chief promises 'good judgement will be exercised' if SCG turns smoky
1/3/2020 2:15:44 AM
ICC guidelines state that consideration should be given to suspending play if the air quality index reaches 300

New Zealand seek pick-me-up in hazy Sydney
1/2/2020 10:51:11 AM
Australia have the carrot of more World Test Championship points and an unbeaten home summer

Tim Paine is 'almost our most important player' - Justin Langer
1/1/2020 12:55:41 PM
Australia's coach sees no reason why Paine won't remain Test captain until at least the end of this WTC cycle

Jess Duffin to become first elite player to avail CA's new parental leave policy
12/31/2019 6:31:24 AM
In the last WBBL, Duffin scored 544 runs for the Melbourne Renegades

Marnus Labuschagne achieves career-best No. 4 spot in year-end Test rankings
12/30/2019 10:59:25 AM
Notable gains were also made by Quinton de Kock, Neil Wagner and Vernon Philander

D'Arcy Short earns Australia call-up after Sean Abbott picks up injury
12/30/2019 9:05:33 AM
The fast-bowling allrounder is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks

Nathan Lyon slaps down Shane Warne, wants tandem with Mitchell Swepson
12/30/2019 7:13:43 AM
The offspinner is excited by the potential of forming a twin spin attack at the SCG

Paine lbw on both VirtualEye and HawkEye
12/29/2019 12:48:27 PM
The Australia captain looked set for a maiden Test ton until he was given out on review

'Very happy' Siddle selfless even in retirement
12/30/2019 2:14:36 AM
"All I wanted to do was try hard for the team and do what I could to help the team win. I've given it my all"

Getting Tendulkar, a birthday hat-trick and the Ashes comeback - Peter Siddle's highlights
12/29/2019 7:46:40 AM
A hat-trick on his birthday and the wickets of Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiers were among the highlights of an excellent career

Tom Blundell stands tall but James Pattinson, Nathan Lyon secure victory
12/29/2019 7:26:42 AM
New Zealand crossed 200 for the first time in the series but overall the batting fell short again

Peter Siddle announces retirement from international cricket
12/29/2019 1:48:32 PM
Siddle played 67 Tests taking 221 wickets at 30.66, his last match coming in the final Test of this year's Ashes series in England

Pat Cummins' five leads dismantling of New Zealand as dream falls away
12/29/2019 3:26:26 AM
Neil Wagner removed Steven Smith again but Australia were miles ahead in the game

Tim Paine 'definitely took a lot of pressure off me' - Travis Head
12/27/2019 12:57:52 PM
"Happy to nudge my way there," the batsman says on being stuck in the 90s before getting his century

Australia's quicks strike after Travis Head's ton cements dominance
12/27/2019 11:22:14 AM
Cummins and Pattinson struck early in New Zealand's innings after Australia made 467

Need to grow cricket outside of India - Cricket Australia chief
12/27/2019 1:18:56 AM
Kevin Roberts also said that New Zealand would not have to wait another 32 years to play a Boxing Day Test in Melbourne

New Zealand merit more MCG invites after record crowd
12/26/2019 9:36:39 AM
NZ drew the MCG's biggest non-Ashes Boxing Day crowd in cricket's professional era

Legspinner Mitchell Swepson called up for SCG Test
12/27/2019 1:35:38 AM
Australia have given themselves the option of playing a second spinner in Sydney

Steven Smith and Marnus Labuschagne give Australia opening-day honours
12/26/2019 10:39:00 AM
New Zealand could only manage four wickets after opting to bowl first on a big day in their cricket history

Australians' IPL deal 'hopefully a win-win for everyone' - Justin Langer
12/25/2019 3:12:14 AM
He hopes it will have mutual benefits that extend to Australia's push for their first T20 World Cup title next year and the following tournament in India

Australia to look to sew up series as New Zealand get ready for defining MCG Test
12/25/2019 12:32:15 AM
The pitch is likely to start with plenty of live grass but there remains uncertainty as to how it will play

BCCI-ICC disagreement over multi-team tournaments at heart of 'Super Series' proposal
12/24/2019 11:10:14 AM
The proposal is a way of defying the ICC's prohibition of bilateral tournaments comprising any more than three teams

Flexible Australia open to fielding five frontline bowlers if MCG pitch is flat
12/24/2019 6:29:03 AM
A flat-looking MCG surface on Boxing Day could hand a Test debut to Michael Neser

Jake Weatherald, Rashid Khan hold off Perth Scorchers in rain-hit runfest
12/23/2019 12:44:03 PM
In an 18-overs-a-side contest, the Scorchers looked on track to chase down 199 after a 124-run stand between Liam Livingstone and Josh Inglis, but fell 15 runs short

Somerset sign Matthew Wade for first half of 2020 Championship
12/23/2019 1:15:48 PM
Australia batsman to be available for first seven matches in County Championship

James Pattinson awaits favourite opponents on Boxing Day return
12/23/2019 8:32:00 AM
Pattinson is all-but locked in to play his first home Test since in nearly four years, on his home ground

Sourav Ganguly reveals 'Super Series' plan with England and Australia
12/23/2019 6:52:27 AM
The proposed tournament - with a fourth team participating - could become an annual affair

CA plans for Sydney Test to be hit by bushfire smoke
12/23/2019 4:33:40 AM
"We have concerns when the smoke is around because it is a challenge on those two metrics: visibility and breathing," CA's head of cricket operations said

Fantasy Picks: Rashid Khan, Ashton Turner could swing your fortunes
12/23/2019 2:46:15 AM
Our fantasy picks for the BBL match between Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers

Maxwell special consigns Brisbane Heat to second loss
12/20/2019 12:40:34 PM
A day after his massive pay day at the IPL auction, the allrounder showed why he's still valued in the T20 circuit

Usman Khawaja's 'shock' at ODI omission after prolific year
12/20/2019 5:04:43 AM
He said "there wasn't too much I wanted to say" to the selectors when told he was left out

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12/20/2019 6:19:38 AM
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CA advises MCC against playing safe for Boxing Day Test
12/18/2019 6:20:32 AM
The last two Tests have earned the MCG pitch ratings of 'average' and 'poor', and the previous Shield game was abandoned

Scotland announce 2020 fixtures against New Zealand, Australia
12/17/2019 12:53:37 PM
New Zealand will visit Edinburgh for an ODI and a T20I, while Australia will also play a T20I in June

Ellyse Perry named ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year for the second time
12/17/2019 9:49:55 AM
The allrounder was also named ODI player of the year, while Alyssa Healy took home the T20I award for 2019

Peter Siddle recalled for Boxing Day as Australia opt for local knowledge
12/17/2019 3:15:35 AM
He joins James Pattinson and Michael Neser in the squad although is unlikely to play in Melbourne

Glenn Maxwell dropped, Marnus Labuschagne included for Australia's ODI tour of India
12/17/2019 5:51:55 AM
Marcus Stoinis has also been left out while Josh Hazlewood and Sean Abbott are among those brought back

Labuschagne, Starc break into top five in Test rankings after Perth heroics
12/16/2019 1:22:56 PM
The duo achieved their career-best Test rankings after impressive performances in the win over New Zealand in Perth

Increased workload not a worry for Nathan Lyon, Tim Paine's trump card
12/16/2019 7:15:48 AM
"If I have to bowl a lot of overs, I'll do whatever it takes for the team"

Team-first Stoinis committed to play whatever role is needed
12/16/2019 6:17:39 AM
Allrounder set to open the batting for the Melbourne Stars again this season

Success against Steven Smith 'a good thing' - Gary Stead
12/16/2019 6:17:54 AM
New Zealand coach also weighed in on the worrisome depletion of pace-bowling resources in his squad due to injury

'It's going to be a bit of bodyline this series' - Tim Paine
12/15/2019 6:19:56 PM
Short-ball tactics from Neil Wagner and Mitchell Starc is 'great theatre' according to Australia captain

Australia 'are moving in the right direction' - Tim Paine
12/15/2019 3:37:46 PM
Australia captain lauded how his side put in the hard yards after an injured Hazlewood went down early in the game

WACA makes strides towards redevelopment into boutique venue
12/15/2019 8:14:18 AM
The Federal Government has committed AUD$30 million to the project which will see capacity cut at the venue

Starc-struck New Zealand slump to heavy defeat
12/15/2019 2:44:08 PM
Cummins, Lyon and Starc ended the match as the leading wicket-takers in Tests in 2019

Langer backs Siddle as Hazlewood's likely replacement
12/20/2019 5:33:15 AM
James Pattinson, following his code-of-conduct sanctions, is the favourite to come into the XI at the MCG

'They can execute it for a long period' - Burns on New Zealand's short-ball tactic
12/14/2019 2:57:22 PM
Knowing what's coming doesn't make it easier, as Wagner and Southee showed in winning a few battles despite being behind in the Test

Burns, Labuschagne fifties push Australia's lead to 417
12/14/2019 12:50:11 PM
Earlier, a Mitchell Starc five-for had knocked over New Zealand for 166

Australia lose Josh Hazlewood for rest of first Test
12/14/2019 4:29:53 AM
A hamstring strain means the quick bowler faces a period on the sidelines

'I was mentally and physically ruined' - Glenn Maxwell
12/13/2019 11:38:32 AM
Maxwell is set to return from a break from the game to lead the Melbourne Stars in the BBL

Starc's late strikes leave New Zealand in trouble
12/13/2019 1:56:37 PM

Jake Fraser-McGurk headlines Australia's Under-19 World Cup squad
12/13/2019 5:20:40 AM
Victoria batsman one of three players with Australia domestic cricket experience in 15-member squad

Marnus Labuschagne, run-scoring and bubble gum
12/13/2019 5:32:51 AM
He is a batsman with a few idiosyncrasies and a close watch will show he is rarely without his chewing gum

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