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‘Beware Australia’: Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja takes seven-wicket haul in long-awaited return
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‘Beware Australia’: Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja takes seven-wicket haul in long-awaited return

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has taken a seven-wicket haul in his long-awaited return to competitive cricket, putting Australia on alert ahead of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The 34-year-old tore a knee ligament during last year’s Asia Cup, keeping the talented spinner on the sidelines for five months. He was required to undergo surgery in September, subsequently...

Glenn Maxwell could return from injury as early as next week
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Glenn Maxwell could return from injury as early as next week

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell could return to professional cricket as early as next week, with the white-ball powerhouse gearing up for March’s ODI tour of India. The Victorian suffered a freak leg injury, which saw him fracture his left fibula, during a friend’s birthday party in November, ruling him out of the Big Bash League...

‘Excellent news’: Will Pucovski slated for return in Victorian Premier Cricket this weekend
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‘Excellent news’: Will Pucovski slated for return in Victorian Premier Cricket this weekend

Former Australian opener Will Pucovski will make his return to cricket this weekend, representing Melbourne in a Victorian Premier Cricket match against Essendon. The 24-year-old has been named in Melbourne’s starting XI for the two-day fixture, which gets underway at Albert Ground on Saturday morning. Pucovski, who played one Test for Australia in January 2021,...

Steve Smith is putting on the best batting ever seen in BBL history
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Steve Smith is putting on the best batting ever seen in BBL history

When Steve Smith replied that he felt “amazing” to a text message from Moises Henriques about a technique change he noticed in the first Test against the West Indies he didn’t know it would lead to “unprecedented” Big Bash dominance. But that’s how Henriques rated Smith’s BBL exploits since linking up with the Sydney Sixers,...

Andrew Bogut says change would mean nothing
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Andrew Bogut says change would mean nothing

Australian basketball legend Andrew Bogut has declared an Australia Day date shift would change nothing. The former NBA star on Thursday hit out at suggestions nobody should be allowed to celebrate the national holiday as debate continues to swirl around the controversial January 26 date. Australia Day marks the day the First Fleet hoisted the...

England fast bowler Jofra Archer’s Ashes warning for Aussies as he makes international return
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England fast bowler Jofra Archer’s Ashes warning for Aussies as he makes international return

Steve Smith’s Ashes tormentor, Jofra Archer, is eyeing off a “repeat of 2019” ahead of his international return, with one-eye firmly on this year’s mouth-watering Test showdown with Australia. Archer declared himself “about 80 per cent” fit ahead of his long-awaited return in England‘s ODI tour of South Africa, adamant he wants to pick up...

‘Absolute honour’: Australian all-rounder Tahlia McGrath named ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
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‘Absolute honour’: Australian all-rounder Tahlia McGrath named ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year

Australian all-rounder Tahlia McGrath has been named the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year following a breakout 2022. The South Australian, who made her T20I debut as an injury replacement in October 2021, was unveiled as the award’s recipient on Wednesday evening, beating out Indian opener Smriti Mandhana, Pakistan all-rounder Nida Dar and New...