Cricket Ball News
Wednesday January 26, 2011Australia have reclaimed the Ashes. Didn't take long, did it? Actually, the triumph belongs to the female of the species and is a mighty achievement in its own right. After 20 years of Australian domination, England had seized the trophy in 2005 - it's a cricket ball carved in wood and set on a pedestal - and had held off repeated antipodean attempts to retrieve it. England had become the benchmark for women's cricket and it's no small thing to topple them.
Monday February 22, 2010TWENTY20 specialists David Warner, Shaun Tait and Dirk Nannes last night provided the perfect remedy to the nation's apathy to the 50-over game, propelling Australia to a 38-run thumping of the West Indies in the first of the teams' two 20-over matches.
Monday February 22, 2010TWENTY20 specialists David Warner, Shaun Tait and Dirk Nannes last night provided the perfect remedy to the nation's apathy to the 50-over game, propelling Australia to a 38-run thumping of the West Indies in the first of two 20-over matches.
Monday February 22, 2010DAVID Warner and Shane Watson last night provided the perfect remedy to the nation's apathy to the 50-over game with a bludgeoning opening stand in Australia's first Twenty20 clash with the West Indies.
Tuesday February 2, 2010PAKISTAN is likely to be led on Friday night by either a batsmen left out of two of its past three matches or an out-of-form wicketkeeper just axed for the second time this summer.
Saturday December 26, 2009WHAT Willowfest
Saturday December 12, 2009Facing fast bowling on Perth's famed bouncy wicket is not for the faint-hearted, writes former Test opener Justin Langer
Saturday November 28, 2009PETER SIDDLE wanted a 50th Test wicket for his 25th birthday and he wanted the prize wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul the most.
Thursday November 5, 2009Peter stone
Thursday September 24, 2009IT WILL be remembered as the day Blue Cow turned red, Green Valley turned orange, White Bay turned pink, and Greystanes ... well, even Greystanes turned a lighter shade of grey.
Sunday August 9, 2009THEY might have been humiliated after a first-innings flop, but few would not have been distracted by the disastrous turn of events that plagued England before the start of the fourth Test.
Thursday July 30, 2009It was the toss that decided a series, but Ricky Ponting has no regrets. Chloe Saltau reports.
Thursday July 9, 2009The first Test has exposed Wales cricket subservience, writes Daniel Lewis.
Thursday July 9, 2009Saving Kevin
Wednesday July 8, 2009AUSTRALIAN captain Ricky Ponting has called on his relatively inexperienced team to create its own Ashes legend after Brett Lee revealed his desperate attempt to prove he could still bowl at lightning speed had ruined the start of his campaign.
Wednesday July 8, 2009AUSTRALIAN captain Ricky Ponting has called on his relatively inexperienced team to create its own Ashes legend after injured fast bowler Brett Lee revealed his desperate attempt to prove he could still bowl at lightning speeds after six months out of the game had ruined the start of his campaign.
Saturday July 4, 2009Hey Rick, I have a cricket ball that was given to me around 18 years ago by an uncle. It is an official match-day ball from the World Series of Cricket. The ball is white, with green stitching, and red writing. On one side it has the World Series Cricket logo on it, and on the other it has the maker's name (A. G. Thompson Pty Ltd). It is in good condition and has never been used. Thanks, mate. Josh
Monday June 1, 2009ASHES mastermind John Buchanan has flatly denied he is set to take an advisory role for England and plot Australia's downfall before the first Test next month.
Sunday January 4, 2009Passion and faith drive Mr Cricket, writes David Sygall.
Wednesday April 23, 2008A PINK cricket ball used at Lord's could help Australia realise its revolutionary ambition to stage Test matches at night.