Former Australian captain Mark Taylor says he was never tempted to send the opposition in to bat first at the Gabba and shared his thoughts on why the ground has been such a fortress for Australia each summer. But Taylor, who has joined the Macquarie Sports Radio team, said Australia, which hasn’t lost a Test […]
Gerard Healy says the hefty suspension handed to cricketer Emily Smith for posting a seemingly innocent video of the Hobart Hurricanes’ batting line-up feels “completely over the top”. Smith felt the full wrath of Cricket Australia’s anti-corruption policy, banned for a year (with nine of those months suspended). There is no suggestion that Smith was […]
Victorian cricket star Glenn Maxwell is taking a break from cricket to deal with mental health issues. The gun Australian all-rounder has subsequently withdrawn from the national T20 squad. D’Arcy Short is his replacement. Cricket Australia confirmed the news in a statement released on Thursday. No timeline has been set for Maxwell’s return.
Australia and England have drawn the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. But it didn’t come without drama. Australia was sent back in and had to survive 48 overs after England declared at 5-258. That task was made even harder with star batsman Steve Smith subbed out of the game under the new concussion rule. He […]
Will Pucovski’s dad says he’s confident his son will be able to handle the pressure of playing cricket for Australia, despite his recent struggles. The 20-year-old Victorian batsman has been picked in the 13-man squad that will take on Sri Lanka in the upcoming Test series. Pucovski went public about his battles with mental health […]
Victorian batting sensation Will Pucovski is poised to play for Australia. The 20-year-old has been picked in the Test squad to take on Sri Lanka later this month. “He’s obviously very, very highly regard with a lot of talent and ability,” Macquarie Sports Radio commentator Mike Hussey said on 3AW. “I guess he’s performed pretty […]