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Australia knocked out of Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup after dramatic semi-final loss to England
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Australia knocked out of Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup after dramatic semi-final loss to England

Australia has been knocked out of the inaugural Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa, defeated by three runs in a thrilling semi-final against England on Friday evening. England held their nerve at Potchefstroom’s Senwes Park, bowling out Australia for 96 to book their place in Sunday’s final against India. Watch BBL12. Every game...

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,...

‘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...

‘Life changing’: Women’s Premier League teams sold for $806 million ahead of inaugural tournament
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‘Life changing’: Women’s Premier League teams sold for $806 million ahead of inaugural tournament

India’s cricket board earned AU$806 million on Wednesday as it announced the winning bids to own five teams in the inaugural Women’s Premier League tournament, which is scheduled for March. The women’s league will be an addition to the money-spinning Indian Premier League tournament for the world’s richest and most influential cricketing body. Watch BBL12....

Amateur cricket leagues in England consider banning ‘Mankad’ dismissal to avoid ‘absolute carnage’
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Amateur cricket leagues in England consider banning ‘Mankad’ dismissal to avoid ‘absolute carnage’

Cricket clubs in England are reportedly discussing whether to ban the controversial “Mankad” dismissal, hoping to prevent ugly on-field confrontations this upcoming summer. After the Marylebone Cricket Club amended the Laws of Cricket last year, running out the non-striker during a bowler’s delivery stride has become an accepted practice among professional teams. Watch BBL12. Every...

Bazball at centre of baffling ICC U-turn as cricket ‘embarrassment’ wins reprieve
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Bazball at centre of baffling ICC U-turn as cricket ‘embarrassment’ wins reprieve

A demerit point handed to Pakistan’s Rawalpindi pitch was controversially rescinded on Monday following an appeal, a month after it was deemed “below average” during a Test against England. The International Cricket Council said a panel reviewed footage of the match following a challenge by the Pakistan Cricket Board and was unanimous in its decision....

Michael Clarke set for big commentary blow as fallout from Noosa park fracas continues
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Michael Clarke set for big commentary blow as fallout from Noosa park fracas continues

Indian cricket officials are reportedly on the lookout for another former Australian player to commentate the Aussies’ upcoming Test series against India, with ex-captain Michael Clarke set to be replaced. The fallout for Clarke continues after footage last week emerged of his public altercation with girlfriend Jade Yarbrough in Noosa. It was reported last week...