Cricket

  • Hughes heads list to replace Katich

    December 08 2010 2:17 PM

    Phillip Hughes has emerged as the most likely replacement for Australia's injured opener Simon Katich for the third Ashes test at Perth after the 22 year-old received the backing of his skipper Ricky Ponting.

  • England humiliate Australia with an innings win

    December 07 2010 11:16 AM

    England nailed Australia's coffin on the final day of the second Ashes test at Adelaide to take a 1-0 lead in the series with three matches remaining after a brilliant 5-91 from Graeme Swann, giving England every chance to retain the Ashes series.

  • England chasing victory after crucial day four against Australia

    December 06 2010 11:35 AM

    It was cracker till the last ball when England's Kevin Pietersen dismissed Michael Clark to land Australia a heavy blow on day four of the second Ashes test at Adelaide leaving the Aussies at 238/4 needing 137 runs more to avoid an innings defeat on day five.

  • England seize control at Adelaide

    December 03 2010 11:50 AM

    England seized control with a superb bowling performance against Australia on the first day of the second Ashes test at the Adelaide Oval as James Anderson's 4-51 reduced Australia to their worst start to a test innings in 60 years as they were dismissed for 245.

  • Australia drop Mitchell Johnson for second Ashes test

    December 02 2010 2:26 PM

    Australian skipper Ricky Ponting confirmed that his struggling fast bowler, Mitchell Johnson, had been dropped the team to face England in the second Ashes test at Adelaide, on Friday.

  • Australia bolster pace-attack for Adelaide

    November 30 2010 2:19 PM

    After their disappointing bowling attack in the second innings against England in the first Ashes test at Brisbane, Australia bolstered their pace attack for the second Ashes Test at Adelaide.

  • Hussey frustrates England on day two

    November 26 2010 11:22 AM

    It was a tightly contested second day at the Gabba, when Mike Hussey frustrated England with an unbeaten 81, in the first test of the 2010 Ashes.

  • Ashes off to a flying start with Siddle hat-trick

    November 25 2010 11:12 AM

    Peter Siddle's career best 6/54, including a 9th Ashes hat-trick, stunned England, restricting the visitors to 260 on the first day of the fist test of the 2010 Ashes series.

  • India win by an innings to clinch series

    November 23 2010 12:29 PM

    India was quick to dismantle the New Zealand batting line on the fourth day of the third test in Nagpur, winning by an innings and 198 runs to claim the three-match series 1-0.

  • India leave Kiwis needing a master stroke

    November 22 2010 2:02 PM

    Helped by Rahul Dravid's 199, India set New Zealand a huge target of 373 in the third day of the third test at Nagpur.

  • Lanka draw first test against Windies aided by terminal showers

    November 19 2010 2:23 PM

    On the fifth day of the first test against West Indies at the Galle, Sri Lanka, helped by the rain, did enough to secure a draw after the visitors had forced the follow-on on day four.

  • Rain comes to Sri Lanka's rescue after Windies grab early wickets

    November 17 2010 2:28 PM

    Rain intervened play after West Indies bowling attack took two early Sri Lankan wickets on the third day of the first test at Galle

  • Cricket round-up - McCullum's double ton forces a draw in second test

    November 16 2010 2:53 PM

    New Zealand tied their second test with India helped by a Brendon McCullum double-hundred while Younis Khan's ton secured a draw against South Africa, and Chris Gayle's triple-ton handed Sri Lanka a formidable task.

  • New Zealand fight back with McCullum ton

    November 15 2010 2:23 PM

    Brendon McCullum's unbeaten 124 ensured New Zealand take a 115-run lead into day five of the second test against India.

  • McIntosh's ton puts Kiwis in comfortable position

    November 12 2010 2:09 PM

    Tim McIntosh's ton and his partnerhship with Martin Guptill (85) took New Zealand to a comfortable position at the end of day one in the second test against India in Hyderabad.