Usman Khawaja

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

Chadd Sayers replaces Jackson Bird in Australia Test squad for tour of South Africa

CHADD Sayers has been added to Australia’s 15-man squad for the Test tour of South Africa, replacing the injured Jackson Bird.<p>Bird has been ruled out …

Sport (Australia)

Allan Border blue carpet: Candice Warner the stand out of the night

THE Allan Border Medal blue carpet was hit for six with stunning couture gowns as cricket’s night of nights stepped up a gear.

Aaron Finch

Allan Border medal: Glamour and cricket mingle on glitzy occasion

teve Smith and Danielle Willis kiss after the Australian skipper won the Alan Border Medal at Crown Palladium on February 12, 2018 in Melbourne, …

Ricky Ponting

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

Maxwell survives third umpire controversy

Australia's Glenn Maxwell became the latest batsmen to survive a controversial fingertip catch decision in the second Gillette T20 International …

Glenn Maxwell

Live coverage of round six of the Sheffield Shield season

THE Sheffield Shield resumes on Thursday, with understrength ladder leader NSW vowing to play aggressively against a WA side having access to their …

Sport (Australia)

Peter Handscomb says Test future is with bat, not wicketkeeping gloves

Peter Handscomb says he considered becoming a Test gloveman but maintains he wants to forge his red-ball career as a specialist batsman.<p>The Victorian …

Peter Handscomb

Valley keeper-batsman Lachlan Pfeffer earns Bulls call-up after a prolific summer

A BATSMAN who was temporarily stranded in no-man’s land by cricket’s bitter pay dispute is set to strike pay dirt at the Gabba on Thursday.<p>Valley …

Sport (Australia)

Injured Khawaja to sit out Shield clash

Queensland will resume their JLT Sheffield Shield campaign without skipper Usman Khawaja, who was today ruled out of the clash against Tasmania with …

Oklahoma City Thunder

Sheffield Shield squads: Usman Khawaja v Jackson Bird in Brisbane

NINE of Australia’s Test squad will begin preparations for the tour of South Africa in the Sheffield Shield when the competition resumes this …

Sport (Australia)

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

Pressure on for NSW to make Sheffield Shield final as fringe internationals fail to progress

NSW might have six players propping up the Test team, but it’s the half dozen who have dropped out of the reckoning that has set off alarm bells …

Sport (Australia)

India triumph after 'ridiculous' delay

India completed a crushing nine-wicket win over South Africa in the second one-day international after their victory was bizarrely delayed by 40 …

Yuzvendra Chahal

Cricket: Rajasthan Royals pays big money for Stokes

Norman Da CostaSpecial to the SunBen Stokes has a date with the court that could well derail his international career, but that didn’t stop the …

Cricket

Khawaja could take opener spot in South Africa: Smith

Australian captain Steve Smith has declared Usman Khawaja could step up and become a replacement opening batsman should Cameron Bancroft not hold his …

Sport (Australia)

Steve Smith says Usman Khawaja could be a replacement opener in South Africa

While Bancroft has the support of the selectors and Smith, that could change should his footwork be unsettled by an unrelenting Proteas attack, as it …

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<b>1) D'Arcy Short</b> <i><br>Hobart Hurricanes</i><p>M: 10 | Runs: 504 | HS: 122* | Ave: 56.00 | SR: 147.80 | 50s: 3 | 100s: 1 | Overs: 15 | Wkts: 3 | Econ: 7.60 | Ave: …

Cricket

Indian Premier League auction: Player signings, prices, salaries, results, start time

CAMERON White, Travis Head and Usman Khawaja are among the Australians who will go under the hammer on day two (3pm AEDT) of the Indian Premier …

Sport (Australia)

The new vocabulary of T20

11:10 AM ET<p>Simple statistics in T20 don't always tell us what we need to know. James Faulkner was averaging over 100 with the bat for most of this …

Chris Gayle

The Spin: Chris Jordan just one of 578 players waiting their IPL fate

Fresh from success in New Zealand, the 29-year-old is one of 23 English players in this weekend’s auction, which is more lucrative and less predictable than ever<p>With the salary cap up by 20%, 578 players up for grabs and no team having retained more than three members of their last squads, this …

Sports

5 Burning questions following Test tour and T20 series squad announcements

AUSTRALIA announced two squads on Monday and both of them were packed full of surprises.<p>Alongside taking a gamble on David Warner’s Test preparation, …

Sport (Australia)

Admit your error Aussie selectors, include Nathan Lyon in the ODI team

Everything the Australian selectors did during the Ashes series turned to gold. Despite criticisms, they included Shaun and Mitchell Marsh, as well …

Sport (Australia)

Melbourne Renegades receive boost after Usman Khawaja ruled out for must-win game

MELBOURNE Renegades’ hopes of sneaking into the Big Bash League finals received a boost with Sydney Thunder superstar bat Usman Khawaja and …

Sport (Australia)

Holland, Jhye Richardson in Australia squad for South Africa series

Australia selectors have recalled Jon Holland and added Jhye Richardson to expand the squad which won the Ashes for the upcoming four-Test tour to …

Cricket

Australia Test squad South Africa: Jon Holland, Jhye Richardson

Jon Holland and Jhye Richardson have been included in Australia's 15-man Test squad to tour South Africa.<p>0:54<p>Did Smith tamper with the …

Peter Handscomb

‘X-factor’: Short can be Warner 2.0

Twenty20 chief selector Mark Waugh could banish the white ball to the fence better than most in his day and believes Short’s meteoric rise is the …

Glenn Maxwell

Why Steven Smith wasn't given the benefit of doubt in Sydney

8:38 AM ET<p>Contrary to general perception, there is no law, rule or playing condition in cricket that states the batsman's right to the benefit of the …

Cricket