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Australia’s turnaround from Hobart loss to Pune win
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Australia’s turnaround from Hobart loss to Pune win

March 1st, 2017 | by admin
The ‘reality check’ after their embarassing loss against South Africa boosted Australia to prepare harder in ‘tough’ Dubai conditions before their tour of India, says vice-captain David Warner A...
We shut some people up, but it’s one Test win – Starc
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We shut some people up, but it’s one Test win – Starc

February 28th, 2017 | by admin
Australia’s premier fast bowlers are used to carrying a heavy load. In the period before their bounce back during the home summer, when Australia’s batting line up collapsed in a Pune-India fashion with alarming...
How good was Australia’s Pune victory?
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How good was Australia’s Pune victory?

February 26th, 2017 | by admin
There was a high degree of difficulty, but series will tell tale of just how great a Test win Pune was “How good was that”, or simply “how good”, is a phrase used in Australia in a moment of excitement,...
NZ go 1-0 up after Satterthwaite 102* sets up victory
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NZ go 1-0 up after Satterthwaite 102* sets up victory

February 26th, 2017 | by admin
New Zealand women 276 for 5 (Satterthwaite 102*, Wellington 2-51) beat Australia women 275 (Mooney 100, Tahuhu 4-59, Huddleston 3-46) by five wickets New Zealand women, led by Amy Satterthwaite’s unbeaten knock of 102,...
O’Keefe resuscitates Test career with 6.1 overs
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O’Keefe resuscitates Test career with 6.1 overs

February 24th, 2017 | by admin
Steve O’Keefe knew this Test was his big chance. He had played four Tests before, but never more than one in a series. One in Dubai, one in Sydney, one in Pallekele, another in Sydney. So when he saw a pitch that threatened...
Zampa secures consolation win for Australia
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Zampa secures consolation win for Australia

February 22nd, 2017 | by admin
Australia 6 for 187 (Klinger 62, Finch 53) beat Sri Lanka 146 (Faulkner 3-20, Zampa 3-25) by 41 runs Adam Zampa’s dismantling of Sri Lanka arrived too late to salvage the series for Australia, and also too late for his...
The Ashwin blueprint for Lyon’s success
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The Ashwin blueprint for Lyon’s success

February 21st, 2017 | by admin
Nathan Lyon will have to adopt some of his Indian counterpart’s methods if he is to set his record in Asia right; and he has been working on doing just that You split the index finger and the middle finger along the seam,...
Australian cricket’s two Indias
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Australian cricket’s two Indias

February 21st, 2017 | by admin
“It’s like we’re not even in India!” An Australian cricketer shouts this across the lobby of the lushly appointed ITC Gardenia in Bangalore on a recent international tour. At once, the comfort to be felt...
‘Tight call’ between Renshaw and Khawaja for opening slot
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‘Tight call’ between Renshaw and Khawaja for opening slot

February 20th, 2017 | by admin
A decision between Matt Renshaw and Usman Khawaja as David Warner’s opening partner looms as Australia’s only major selection question-mark ahead of the first Test against India in Pune later this week....
Gunaratne 84* caps stunning series win for Sri Lanka
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Gunaratne 84* caps stunning series win for Sri Lanka

February 19th, 2017 | by admin
Asela Gunaratne orchestrated a remarkable heist to seal the T20 series for Sri Lanka with a match to play, stealing an outrageous victory over Australia in the first international match ever played at Geelong’s Kardinia...