Paine ruled out as Tassie struggle

Australian captain Tim Paine was a late withdrawal from Tasmania’s side as Victoria grabbed the first-day ascendancy. Alex Doolan was sitting in a plane travelling over Bass Strait when the Sheffield Shield clash between Tasmania and Victoria started at the MCG on Friday morning. Just...

Paine ruled out as Tassie struggle

Alex Doolan was sitting in a plane travelling over Bass Strait when the Sheffield Shield clash between Tasmania and Victoria started at the MCG on Friday morning. Just after the lunch break, after a quick net sessions, four-Test batsman Doolan was in the middle batting....

Lyon baffled by ‘crying’ cricket pundits

English cricket pundits were up in arms following last week’s Test against India, but Nathan Lyon doesn’t see what the fuss is about. Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon has defended Indian pitch curators who came under fire following the recent Test match in Ahmedabad. England’s batsmen...

Lyon baffled by ‘crying’ cricket pundits

Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon has defended Indian pitch curators who came under fire following the recent Test match in Ahmedabad. England’s batsmen were bowled out for 112 and 81 on a turning deck at Narendra Modi Stadium last week, with several pundits blaming the pitch...

Rising star is “beyond his years”

He’s only 18 but an innings for Victoria from young gun Jake Fraser-McGurk last week made a huge impression on everyone and left fans wanting to see more The plan to fast-track Victoria’s next generation of talent paid dividends against a NSW team full of...