Nathan Lyon

Spinner Maharaj looking forward to facing Aussies

DURBAN – Keshav Maharaj is ready for Australia, and the Dolphins spinner got ready for the tourists the only way he knows how; by bowling, and …

Sport (South Africa)

Fakhar, Amir win cricinfo best performance awards for 2017

Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Amir has won <i>ESPN cricinfo</i> best performance cricket award for 2017.<p>According to famous cricket website, …

Yuzvendra Chahal

Haddin: "They can be one of the great Australian teams"

It's all about age, the Australian test legend says, and Oz's Steve Smith-led team have years on their side in the race to form another Aussie …

Sport (Australia)

Now Aussies walk to the crease

Besides not being able to win a World Cup – or any other ICC tournament – the other major itch that South African cricketers need to scratch is the …

Sport (South Africa)

Australians arrive in South Africa for Test series

JOHANNESBURG – Australia’s Test squad, with the exception of David Warner, have arrived in South Africa ahead of a four-match Test series starting in …

Sport (South Africa)

Rabada edges closer to ban after send-off

South Africa's star paceman Kagiso Rabada has moved closer to being suspended after he was found guilty of an ICC Code of Conduct breach on …

Kagiso Rabada

Steve Smith caps super summer with Allan Border Medal win

Captain Steve Smith has capped a dominant summer in which he was pivotal in regaining the Ashes by claiming Australian cricket’s top individual …

Ricky Ponting

Skipper Smith wins Australia's Border Medal

SYDNEY - Australia cricket captain Steve Smith capped off a golden 12 months by winning his second Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on Monday. Smith, …

Australia

Australia captain Smith wins second Allan Border medal

(Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith won his second Allan Border Medal on Monday, becoming the fifth player to claim the country’s highest individual cricket honour more than once.<p>Smith, who recently guided his team to a 4-0 Ashes triumph over England, joined Ricky Ponting (four times), …

Ricky Ponting

Smith, Perry claim top cricket honours

Australian Test captain Steve Smith has won his second Allan Border Medal and Ellyse Perry also won the Belinda Clark Award again.

David Warner

Smith, Warner win big on Allan Border medal night

David Warner collected the ODI award while Aaron Finch won the award in T20Is. Jhye Richardson, the 21-year-old quick was named the Bradman Young …

Cricket

Australia's captain Steven Smith has won his second Allan Border Medal after a stellar year as a Test batsman and leader. Smith claimed the award ahead of his deputy David Warner and the spin bowler Nathan Lyon, having played dominant roles in last year's tour of India and the home Ashes series this summer.

Australia's captain Steven Smith has won his second Allan Border Medal after a stellar year as a Test batsman and leader. Smith claimed the award …

David Warner

Good, bad and ugly from round six of the Sheffield Shield

AFTER a BBL-enforced hiatus, the Sheffield Shield returned last week and eight of Australia’s 14-man Test squad were in action.<p>Australia departs for …

Sport (Australia)

Aussie cricket captain Steve Smith voted Australia’s Test Player of the Year

Steve Smith has been voted as the Test Player of the Year in Australia. The honour came during Monday’s Allan Border Medal presentation in Melbourne. …

Ricky Ponting

Nathan Lyon unhappy with Shield use of Dukes ball in Australia

Quick bowlers might be happy with the Dukes ball used for the second half of the Sheffield Shield season but it's not a sentiment shared by NSW and …

Western Australia

Short wants to keep T20 opening spot

Having shown plenty of promise in all three of his international appearances so far, Short has declared he wants to keep the opening spot alongside …

Cricket

Western Australia back in Sheffield Shield hunt after win over New South Wales

WESTERN Australia have survived a scare to chase down 169 to beat NSW by four wickets late on day three of the Sheffield Shield clash at the WACA …

Sport (Australia)

Smith, Perry top picks for AB Medal Night

That Steve Smith seems likely to pocket his second Allan Border Medal at Monday night's presentation in Melbourne will surprise few given the …

Women's Cricket

NSW secure narrow Sheffield Shield lead over WA

<b>Perth:</b> Western Australia and NSW are evenly poised at stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield clash in Perth, with wickets continuing to fall in …

Cameron Bancroft

A spinner is putting Steve Smith’s spot in the T20 side in jeopardy

Steve Smith may be Australia’s T20 captain, but it’s now arguable whether he is an automatic pick in the national team. Smith’s record is decidedly …

Cricket

Dumped Sean Abbott still in Sheffield Shield plans, says Blues coach

Blues coach Trent Johnston is adamant Sean Abbott remains a part of his Sheffield Shield plans this season, despite the quick bowler being dropped …

Shaun White

Testing times: Ashton Agar declares he is an all-rounder and specialist spinner

Ashton Agar has declared there is no reason why he should not be considered a specialist spinner, as the West Australian seeks to rebuild his Test …

Dale Steyn

Fresh injury blow strikes Proteas

South Africa have suffered a third serious injury blow just 24 days out from the first Test against Australia with star wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton …

Dale Steyn

Watch David Willey hit 34 runs off a single over

The all-rounder smashed five sixes and a four off a single Nathan Lyon over in England's T20 warm-up win against the Prime Minister's XI in Canberra

ECB

David Willey comes close to perfect 36 as England thrash Prime Minister's XI

David Willey confessed a tinge of regret despite a day to remember in Canberra, having narrowly failed to flog Nathan Lyon for six sixes in an …

Alex Hales

Watch: Nathan Lyon hammered for 34 runs in a single over by David Willey

BEING smashed for 34 in one T20 over will do nothing to shake Nathan Lyon’s determination to represent Australia in all three formats, says Prime …

Sport (Australia)

England have an abundance of white-ball talent but need to start winning finals - starting with the tri-series

Eoin Morgan can justly claim to be the finest white-ball captain England have ever had - if only it were much of a claim. In effect that simply means he is better than Paul Collingwood, who captained England to the World T20 title in 2010 but never led England in 50-over cricket.<p>Morgan reaffirmed …

Chris Woakes

Willey stars in England's easy T20 win over PM XI

David Willey slammed five consecutive sixes off one Nathan Lyon over to spearhead England to a convincing eight-wicket win over the Prime Minister’s …

Peter Handscomb

Nathan Lyon over hit for 34 as England ease to Twenty20 victory over Prime Minister's XI

England’s white-ball cricketers have become so comfortable in their skins, and their coloured clothes, and their roles, that sometimes it looks as though Test cricket is the format with which England are least familiar - at any rate when they are playing Tests abroad.<p>Not that Australia took much …

Sport (UK)

Prime Minister's XI: David Willey smashes five sixes in a row off Nathan Lyon

Lyon watched his first ball of his over disappear into the crowd for six. The next ball disappeared as well. Then again. And again. And again. Five …

Sport (Australia)