Kohli shows his class at Perth

16 December 2018, 5:37 PM
Virat Kohli has proved time and again he can be pretty vocal but on Sunday the Indian captain let his bat do the talking with a sublime century on day three of the second test against Australia.
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Australia's Mitchell Starc reacts after dismissing India's Cheteshwar Pujara.
Australia level series against India with 146-run victory 18 December 2018, 7:03 AM

Australia cleaned up India's lower order through a barrage of hostile bowling before lunch on the fifth day to secure a series-leveling 146-run victory in the second test.

Australia all out for 326 in 2nd India Test 15 December 2018, 6:25 AM

Australia were all out for 326 in their first innings Saturday in the second Test against India in Perth, adding just 49 runs to their overnight total.

Tim Payne
Payne says he’s fit for Aussie second test against India 13 December 2018, 11:52 AM

Australia skipper Tim Paine declared himself fit and ready to go for the second test against India on Thursday, with the hosts naming an unchanged side for the Perth Stadium clash.

Nathan Lyon.
Lyon gives Australians hope 12 December 2018, 7:14 AM

In a once-dominant team humbled by a cheating scandal and still racked with doubts about its identity, spinner Nathan Lyon has been a reassuring throwback to an age of hard-bitten Australian cricketers who talked the talk and walked the walk.

Paarl Rocks records fourth win after beating Jozi Stars 9 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The Paarl Rocks recorded their fourth win in nine matches beating the Jozi Stars by six wickets in the Inaugural Mzansi Super League match in Johannesburg.

Australia ans India players.
Australia removes openers as India leads by 101 runs 8 December 2018, 10:23 AM

Australia's pacemen hit back with two late wickets after India's batsmen started positively to push Virat Kohli's team to 101-run lead at tea on day three of the first test on Saturday.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Pujara rates century as one of best ever 6 December 2018, 2:30 PM

Cheteshwar Pujara raced past 5,000 Test runs and on the way scored one of his best centuries Thursday, with the experienced number three crediting a stint at Yorkshire for helping him prepare.

Ajinkya Rahane
Rahane picks Australia as favourites to win test against India 4 December 2018, 8:44 AM

Australians are still favourites to win the four-test series against India even without Steve Smith and David Warner because of the strength of their bowling attack, Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane said on Tuesday.

England sweep series after brave Sri Lanka resistance 26 November 2018, 6:13 PM

England overcame spirited late resistance from the hosts to seal a first 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka when the tourists wrapped up a 42-run victory shortly after tea on the fourth day of the third and final test on Monday.

Two female Australian cricket players
Australia beats England to claim women’s T20 crown 25 November 2018, 6:45 PM

Ashleigh Gardner scored an unbeaten 33 as Australia beat England by eight wickets to win the Women's World Twenty20 title on the Caribbean island of Antigua on Saturday.

Cricket ball
Smith, Warner to serve out bans in full: Cricket Australia 20 November 2018, 11:07 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner will serve out their one-year bans in full after a review of the punishments by the board of Cricket Australia (CA), the governing body said on Tuesday.

Smith, Warner bans to be reviewed this week: reports 19 November 2018, 6:04 PM

Steve Smith and David Warner could have their one-year bans from international and state cricket reduced or adjusted after a review by the board of Cricket Australia (CA) this week, local media reports said on Monday.

Protea's team celebrate
Protea’s beat Australia in shortened T20 17 November 2018, 3:55 PM

Protea’s bowling attack once again dominated the Australian batting line up as the tourists won a truncated one-off T20 international by 21 runs on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

A cricket player holding a bat
The Blitz outclass De Villier’s Spartans in Mzansi League opener 17 November 2018, 6:42 AM

The Cape Town Blitz claimed victory in the first match of the Mzansi League with a comfortable win over AB De Villiers’ Tshwane Spartans in Cape Town on Friday night. Chasing a competitive 181 runs for victory, the Spartans came up short, with the Cape Town side winning by 49 runs. De Villiers had his […]

South Africa was beaten 31 runs by the West Indies at the T20 Women's World Cup
SA beaten by 31 runs by the West Indies 15 November 2018, 7:26 AM

South Africa was beaten 31 runs by the West Indies at the T20 Women's World Cup, in a match played in St Lucia Thursday morning.

Australia women's team
Australia advances to T20 semi’s 14 November 2018, 7:29 PM

Australia has gone through to the Women's World T20 cricket semi-finals in the Caribbean. They beat their arch rivals, New Zealand, by 33 runs at Providence.

Australia beat South Africa to end losing streak 9 November 2018, 5:18 PM

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis took three wickets to fire Australia to a seven-run win over South Africa at the Adelaide Oval on Friday, ending the hosts’ record seven-match losing streak and levelling the three-match ODI series.

MSL kicks off next Friday 9 November 2018, 12:43 PM

The Cricket Mzansi Super League (MSL) is set to start Next week Friday (16th November). The league is set to take place across six different cities in the country.

Burns and Jennings on the pitch
England set Sri Lanka a target of 462 for victory 8 November 2018, 2:37 PM

England have set Sri Lanka a target of 462 for victory after a dominant third day of the first cricket test in Galle.

CA boss Roberts says board considering lifting player bans 7 November 2018, 9:07 PM

Cricket Australia (CA) is considering a demand by the players’ union that ball-tampering bans on former captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft be lifted immediately, the governing body’s CEO Kevin Roberts said on Wednesday.

Australia, South Africa clash for first time since tampering scandal 2 November 2018, 4:24 PM

An Australia team still feeling reverberations from the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal will face their demons against South Africa in a one-day series starting in Perth on Sunday.

Ngidi expects stiff task against Finch-led Aussie batting 30 October 2018, 4:55 PM

Young South Africa speedster Lungi Ngidi has singled out Australia’s newly-appointed 50-over captain Aaron Finch as a major threat to his side’s chances in the three match one-day international series, which begins in Perth on Sunday.

Cricket ball
England cricketers warned over Sri Lanka upheaval 30 October 2018, 2:54 PM

England's cricket stars have been told to stay away from political demonstrations while touring Sri Lanka, which is in the grip of a constitutional power struggle.

South Africa won’t use ball-tampering scandal to sledge: Du Plessis 26 October 2018, 4:02 PM

South Africa will not use the ball-tampering scandal which plunged Australian cricket into disgrace earlier this year as a means of winding up the hosts in the upcoming limited overs series, Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday.

Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) James Sutherland
Outgoing Cricket Australia CEO reveals ‘Sandpaper-gate’ regret 25 October 2018, 8:09 PM

Outgoing Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland regrets not being able to intervene earlier in the infamous ball-tampering incident in Cape Town, saying the fallout from the scandal may have been less had he not turned off his television.

Brandon Taylor
Taylor guides Zimbabwe to 246-7 in second Bangladesh ODI 24 October 2018, 5:28 PM

Brandon Taylor top-scored with 75 as Zimbabwe made 246-7 in the second one-day international against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday.

South Africa captain Du Plessis braced for hostile reception in Australia 23 October 2018, 8:42 PM

South African captain Faf du Plessis said his team were braced for a hostile reception from supporters and the media when they travel to play their “favourite” opposition Australia for a limited overs tour next month.

South Africa's Hashim Amla fails to take a catch.
Morris in, Amla and Duminy out for Proteas trip to Australia 17 October 2018, 5:30 PM

South Africa will be without limited-overs stalwarts Hashim Amla and JP Duminy for their white-ball tour of Australia next month but welcome back all-rounder Chris Morris from injury.

Duminy to undergo shoulder surgery 16 October 2018, 3:43 PM

South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy will undergo surgery on his right shoulder and has been ruled out of next month’s limited-overs tour of Australia, Cricket South Africa said on Tuesday.

Du Plessis back as Zimbabwe bat in final ODI 6 October 2018, 1:41 PM

Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat in the third and final one-day international against South Africa at Boland Park on Saturday.