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Doug Bracewell to Adam Voges: The no-ball that wasn't
Doug Bracewell to Adam Voges: The no-ball that wasn't

Doug Bracewell reacts after bowling Adam Voges of Australia off a no-ballNew Zealand will feel robbed after a Doug Bracewell delivery which got Adam Voges bowled was adjudged to be a no-ball on day one of the first Test against Australia at Wellington on Friday. The incident occurred right at the end of day’s play, with Australia looking to be in control of the match.On the 4th delivery of the final over of the day, Voges misjudged an

Feb 12 2016
Sheffield Shield will move out of Australia for the first time
Sheffield Shield will move out of Australia for the first time

Three Australian Test players will participate in the Sheffield Shield match.Round 6 of Sheffield Shield commences this Wednesday with Australia's premier domestic first-class cricket competition being played beyond the country's shores for the first time in its 123-year history.The historic move will see New South Wales take on Western Australia at Burt Suttcliffe Oval in Lincoln, New Zealand, from February 3 to 6.Cricket Australia (CA)

Feb 1 2016
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award
David Warner wins Allan Border medal; Maxwell wins ODI cricketer of the year award

David Warner posing with his Allan Border medal.Australia's swashbuckling batsman David Warner was given the Allan Border Medal for being the most outstanding cricketer and was also adjudged to be the best Test player of the year at a glittering award ceremony here on Wednesday.Hard-hitting batsman Glenn Maxwell was named the One-Day International (ODI) player of the year.The Australian opener won the prestigious Allan Border medal for the fi

Jan 27 2016
Stats: Stephen Cook becomes the fourth-oldest batsman to score century on Test debut
Stats: Stephen Cook becomes the fourth-oldest batsman to score century on Test debut

Cook now holds the national record for the highest score by a Test debutant over the age of 30Stephen Cook became the 100th player to score a hundred on Test debut on day one of the final Test between South Africa and England. In the process, the 33-year-old also became the fourth-oldest batsman to score a century on his Test debut.Cook, who was making his Test debut 16 years after making his first-class debut, made the most of his chance as he s

Jan 22 2016
BBL 05 Semi-Final 2: Pietersen's fireworks propel Melbourne Stars into the BBL final
BBL 05 Semi-Final 2: Pietersen's fireworks propel Melbourne Stars into the BBL final

Pietersen hit 5 fours and 2 sixes in his 36-ball 62.The magnanimity of a BBL semi-final and the pressure of being the defending champions perhaps got the better of Perth Scorchers as they stuttered and stumbled on their way to an 8-wicket defeat at the hands of Melbourne Stars- who were propelled by a big-match special by Kevin Pietersen- at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.With this win, the Stars have booked their berth for the final wher

Shane Watson, Andre Russell keep Thunders qualification hopes alive; Stars shock Scorchers to climb to second
Shane Watson, Andre Russell keep Thunders qualification hopes alive; Stars shock Scorchers to climb to second

Saturday might have been Michael Hussey’s last BBL matchWith one more match to go in the league stages of the Big Bash League, three semi-finalists have been decided, with the last spot to be taken either by Melbourne Renegades or Sydney Thunder, who claimed a 46-run victory over Sidney Sixers in the first game on Saturday.Melbourne Renegades, who are at fifth spot, can still dash Thunder’s hope of qualification, but only if they beat

Jan 16 2016
Adam Voges wins the Richie Benaud medal for Player of the Series
Adam Voges wins the Richie Benaud medal for Player of the Series

Voges became the first recipient of the Benaud medalAustralian batsman Adam Voges was bestowed with the Richie Benaud medal for his contribution with the bat in the just concluded Test series against West Indies. Voges became the first ever recipient of the prestigious honour, after the third Test in Sydney ended in a draw. The Richie Benaud medal is named in honour of the legendary Aussie cricketer who loved playing against the West Indies,

Jan 7 2016
International transfer system in cricket proposed by ACA
International transfer system in cricket proposed by ACA

Under the proposed system, a player like Pietersen could play for another national teamThis could be an interesting topic to discuss, as the Head of Australia’s Players Union has suggested that star players who are abandoned, like Kevin Pietersen, could rather play for the national team of Zimbabwe so as to stay in the international scenario.This suggestion came in with a chain of proposals and ideas to embroider the game, which were report

Jan 2 2016
Top 10 run-getters in Test Cricket in 2015
Top 10 run-getters in Test Cricket in 2015

Steven Smith had a remarkable year in Test cricketAustralian captain Steven Smith, who won the ICC Cricketer of the year and the ICC Test cricketer of the year awards, couldn’t have asked for anything more as he finished 2015 as the leading run-scorer in Test cricket with 1474 runs at an average of nearly 74.Smith’s achievement requires special mention because he was handed the captaincy role at a time when Australia were humbled

Jan 2 2016
Sportskeeda's Test Batsman of the Year 2015 - counting down from No. 10 to No. 1
Sportskeeda's Test Batsman of the Year 2015 - counting down from No. 10 to No. 1

Another riveting year for cricket is approaching its end and it is time for us to look back at all that has transpired in the past 12 months. The longest format of the game, in particular, has seen some gruelling action and several great performances with both bat and ball. While we have seen a few bowlers pick up wickets in heaps, some of the batsmen have been equally good at scoring big runs for their respective teams. As many as 6 b

Dec 29 2015
Stats: Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test Day 2- Adam Voges' Bradmanesque record, Steve Smith piles up tons
Stats: Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test Day 2- Adam Voges' Bradmanesque record, Steve Smith piles up tons

Steve Smith and Adam Voges – Voges completes his 1000th Test runAustralia had to wait until the third session of Day 2 to take ascendancy in the 2nd Test at the MCG against the visiting West Indies, but 6 wickets after tea mean that the Carribbean team are yet again precariously placed in what has been a woeful tour for them.206- days taken by Adam Voges to reach his 1000 runs in tests since his debut on 3 June 2015- 2nd 

Dec 27 2015
Australia take significant upper hand over West Indies at end of Day 2
Australia take significant upper hand over West Indies at end of Day 2

James Pattinson applauded by teammates on Day 2Australia had to wait until the third session of Day 2 to take ascendancy in the 2nd Test at the MCG against the visiting West Indies, but 6 wickets after tea mean that the Carribbean team are yet again precariously placed in what has been a woeful tour for them.Steven Smith and Adam Voges carried their respective scores into three figures before the hosts declared their first innings at 551/3,

Dec 27 2015
5 cricketers who announced themselves on the world stage this year
5 cricketers who announced themselves on the world stage this year

2015 has been yet another incredible year for the cricketing world. Some of the years’s key events were Australia winning the World Cup for a fifth time, India strengthening their Test record at home under a new captain, England beginning their resurgence in limited overs cricket and Bangladesh establishing themselves as a 50-over cricket powerhouse. There were also a number of great individual performa

Dec 18 2015
Steve Smith heaps praise on Adam Voges' team spirit
Steve Smith heaps praise on Adam Voges' team spirit

Smith had declared when Voges was batting on 269* Australian skipper Steven Smith hailed batsman and teammate Adam Voges’ selfless attitude as the latter was on the verge of scoring his first-ever triple century, in the first Test between Australia and West Indies in Hobart. Voges scored his career best score of 269*, and was also invloved in an record 449-run partnership with Shaun Marsh, as Australia inflicted a big defeat

Dec 17 2015
Shaun Marsh - A representative of cricket's aesthetic pleasures
Shaun Marsh - A representative of cricket's aesthetic pleasures

Shaun Marsh in action for Australia It's the summer of 2008. The IPL is in its first season. Such is its popularity that almost all Indian evenings have been reserved for live action on TV. It's something that has never been seen before, except for maybe the World Cup. The IPL, in virtually all senses, is grand. One of these evenings, I, along with a couple of my friends am watching a match involving the Kings XI Punj

Dec 12 2015
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