Cricket

Wed 5 May 2021

Four arrested after Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped

Premium Content Four arrested after Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped

Four men have been arrested after former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped and threatened with a gun.

Trapped Aussie legend tests positive

Trapped Aussie legend tests positive

Australian cricket legend Michael Hussey has reportedly tested positive to coronavirus as he remains trapped in India.

Tue 4 May 2021

Trapped: ‘No perfect solution’ to Aussies’ IPL nightmare

Premium Content Trapped: ‘No perfect solution’ to Aussies’ IPL nightmare

With flights grounded until at least May 15, Australian cricketers are stuck in a COVID crisis and there’s no perfect way out of the mess, says Robert Craddock.

Cummins COVID fear as Slater blasts ‘government neglect’

Premium Content Cummins COVID fear as Slater blasts ‘government neglect’

Pat Cummins’ IPL side is reeling after two players tested positive to the virus, while Michael Slater attacked Scott Morrison for having ‘blood on his hands.’

‘How dare you’: Cricket great destroys PM

‘How dare you’: Cricket great destroys PM

Australian cricket great Michael Slater has unloaded on Scott Morrison, declaring the Prime Minister has “blood on your hands”.

Wed 28 Apr 2021

Star’s ‘absurd’ request amid virus tsunami

Star’s ‘absurd’ request amid virus tsunami

As India continues to battle a “tsunami” of coronavirus cases, an Australian cricket star’s bold request has been branded “absurd”.

How trapped IPL Aussies can get home

Premium Content How trapped IPL Aussies can get home

Australian cricketers are stranded in India and the PM hasn’t exactly been sympathetic about their plight, but there still may be a way home.

A cold beer with . . . footballing King turned cricket winner

Premium Content A cold beer with . . . footballing King turned cricket...

Former Queensland cricket mentor reflects on footy career and successes with the Bulls.

Tue 27 Apr 2021

Australian cricketer requests charter flight home from India

Australian cricketer requests charter flight home from India

India has been ravaged by a devastating wave of infections, with infection and death rates growing exponentially.

Door slams shut on Aussie cricket stars

Door slams shut on Aussie cricket stars

Australian cricket stars fleeing India have been left out in the cold after all commercial flights were paused amid the country’s escalating covid situation.

Aussie star’s incredible gift to COVID-ravaged India

Premium Content Aussie star’s incredible gift to COVID-ravaged India

As debate rages about whether the IPL should continue, Australian star Pat Cummins has dug deep to support COVID-stricken India.

Mon 26 Apr 2021

Country cricket ace wins back-to-back gongs

Premium Content Country cricket ace wins back-to-back gongs

“Cricket’s a very individual game, but you always need someone down the other end of the crease.”

Fri 23 Apr 2021

Reason for Aussie phenom’s cruel snub

Reason for Aussie phenom’s cruel snub

Will Pucovski’s absence from the national contract list understandably caused uproar, but the chief selector has revealed why he was snubbed.

Cricket contract shock: Axe hovers over former leader

Premium Content Cricket contract shock: Axe hovers over former leader

The squeeze is on for Cricket Australia contracts, with just 17 set to be awarded today. And a former leader is on the outside looking in.

Thu 22 Apr 2021

Save Our Gabba: Olympics threatens to kill icon

Premium Content Save Our Gabba: Olympics threatens to kill icon

Queensland’s most treasured piece of sporting real estate is heading for extinction - but not if Darren Lehmann has anything to do with it.

Mackay hosts Australia’s first T20 cricket Bash for Cash

Premium Content Mackay hosts Australia’s first T20 cricket Bash for Cash

Teams from around the state will bat it out at Harrup Park for the first open registration T20 cricket tournament in a few short weeks.

Boof: How I kicked my 25-smoke-a-day addiction

Boof: How I kicked my 25-smoke-a-day addiction

Darren Lehmann was smoking up to 25 cigarettes a day for 30 years before it landed him in hospital. The cricket legend reveals how he quit for good.

Fri 16 Apr 2021

Indians slam ‘woke’ cricket name changes

Indians slam ‘woke’ cricket name changes

Some Indian cricket fans have blasted a proposal to change cricket’s male-centric vocabulary to make it more inclusive for women.

Thu 15 Apr 2021

‘Fastest bowler in Australia’ gets payday

‘Fastest bowler in Australia’ gets payday

Australia are the world champions and ranked No 1 in T20 and 50-over cricket, and with new contracts in place, they could dominate for some time.

TOP 10: Queensland’s best U16 cricketing teens

Premium Content TOP 10: Queensland’s best U16 cricketing teens

An electric bunch of teenagers more than rose to the occasion when they hit the field alongside the state’s best at the Queensland Under-16 Cricket Championships.

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