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cricket November 27, 2021

Tim Paine and the danger of redemption narratives

The man brought in to replace a shamefaced Steve Smith as Australia’s Test cricket captain has now also resigned in tears – but is he a victim of the inflated reverence placed on the position?

cricket June 5, 2021

It’s just not cricket

Despite three years having passed, the cricketers at the centre of the Sandpapergate scandal cannot expect forgiveness from sports-worshipping Australians any time soon.

cricket December 12, 2020

Cricket’s hope to bounce back

Cricket at a grassroots level was already struggling before the pandemic, but lovers of the game are confident it can rebuild against the backdrop of a Covid-safe summer.

nrl July 18, 2020

Power couple build their resilience

Faced with the uncertainty of Covid-19, pace bowler turned rugby league champion Courtney Hill and her English wife, cricket international Lauren Winfield, remain committed to being the best athletes they can be.

cricket November 30, 2019

Alyssa Healy takes the gloves off

She’s one of Australia’s most celebrated women cricketers in her own right and the niece and wife of two champions of the game. Alyssa Healy talks about the challenges and triumphs of her sporting life.

cricket August 13, 2016

Scorching all-rounder: Hilton Cartwright, 24, cricketer

All-rounder Hilton Cartwright on choosing between batting and bowling, and playing for Zimbabwe, England or Australia.

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.