cricket

cricket April 6, 2019

Spinning the sandpapergate scandal

As Steve Smith and David Warner’s 12-month ball-tampering ban ends, what lessons have been learnt from Australian cricket’s darkest hour?

cricket December 22, 2018

The Boxing Day Test

For cricket fans disillusioned and despondent over Australia’s ignominious fall from Test cricket grace, the current series against India promises the best Christmas gift of all.

cricket November 17, 2018

Going off: Sophie Molineux, 20, cricketer

As she competes in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20, Australian cricketer Sophie Molineux talks about the advantages of being a left-handed all-rounder and why she no longer bowls a wrong ’un.

cricket March 31, 2018

The reality of Australian cricket’s boor war

As the public reels from cricket’s ball-tampering scandal, the Australian Test team’s win-at-all-costs attitude has finally seen it caught out.

cricket March 24, 2018

Spinning gold: Mitchell Swepson, 24, cricketer

As the Queensland Bulls vie for the Sheffield Shield, Mitchell Swepson talks about growing up watching Warnie and the finesse of leg-spin.

cricket February 20, 2016

Tricky wicket: Hamish Mackenzie, 46, blind cricketer

Hamish Mackenzie on the rattle and hum of blind cricket.

cricket September 19, 2015

Back on deck: Ashton Agar, 21, cricketer

Ashton Agar on his Ashes debut and 'the perfect moment'.

soccer July 11, 2015

The overachiever: Ellyse Perry, 24, cricketer and soccer player

Dual international Ellyse Perry on the power of sport to bring the world together.

cricket April 18, 2015

The natural: Holly Ferling, 19, cricketer

Her dad thought girls don’t play cricket, but Holly Ferling, rising star of the sport, proved him very wrong.

cricket March 21, 2015

The finisher: James Faulkner, 24, cricketer

Cricket allrounder James Faulkner on closing out the big games.

cricket November 29, 2014

Phillip Hughes, gone too soon

A freak accident has cut short the career of a talented young cricketer and stunned a sports-loving nation.