The Redbacks have been left to rue the one that got away after WA tail-enders Cameron Gannon and Liam O'Connor dug in to secure a thrilling Shield draw.
Justin Chadwick and Rob Forsaith
Injured allrounder Hilton Cartwright and tail-enders Cam Gannon and Liam O’Connor helped WA hang on for a miracle Sheffield Shield draw against South Australia at the WACA Ground.
Injured batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner may both return for NSW next week.
Peter Handscomb's unbeaten 124 has helped Victoria salvage a draw in their Sheffield Shield clash with NSW at Bankstown Oval.
Australia's T20 cricketers were considering a boycott of Auckland's Eden Park if playing there meant quarantining on the way home from their New Zealand series.
Nathan Lyon would love India’s chief curator to be put in charge of the SCG, declaring the much-maligned pitch in Ahmedabad was brilliant and he is perplexed by those ‘crying’ about it.
Nathan Lyon can't understand why there has been so much "crying" over the spin-friendly pitch that led to a chaotic Test defeat for England in Ahmedabad.
Babar Azam showed why he is one of the best players in the business as Pakistan's star smashed an unbeaten 90 to guide Karachi Kings to a PSL win over Multan.
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India's spin maestro Ravichandran Ashwin says the introduction of the pink ball in day-night matches has brought a new dimension to Test cricket.
Cameron Green hit an unbeaten 168 in the Shield clash between Western Australia and South Australia, with SA taking an overall lead of 243 into the final day.
Australia's scheduled T20 match against New Zealand in Auckland has been shifted, with Wellington to host the next two games, with no crowds.
Steve Larkin and Ben McKay
Latest: Australia won’t head to Auckland as scheduled for a T20 international against New Zealand, with the city locked down due to a COVID cluster.
Victoria have reached 1-129 at stumps on day three of the rain-hit Sheffield Shield clash at Bankstown Oval, reducing NSW's lead to 45 runs.
Cameron Green has continued scoring tons for fun for WA, making a monster score at the WACA Ground.
Paceman Jasprit Bumrah will miss India's final Test against England after asking to be excused for personal reasons.
Scores of one and 12 in New Zealand last week ignited debate over Aaron Finch’s future following lean returns for domestic outfits Royal Challengers Bangalore and Melbourne Renegades.
Josh Philippe's international career took off with 45 in Dunedin but the T20 ace says he "definitely left a few runs out there" in Australia's tight loss.
Hannah Darlington has capped a big week, following her first call-up to the Australia squad by becoming the youngest cricket captain in NSW's 165-year history.
The Australian trio of Ben Dunk, Ben Cutting and Chris Lynn did not enjoy the best of days with bat or ball in their Pakistan Super League matches.
Imagine if James Anderson claims 10 wickets at the Gabba at the start of next summer, England take a 1-0 lead and promptly return their key weapon to the armoury before the second match.
England coach Chris Silverwood hopes hard times will help him make hard cricketers and wants his team to be galvanised by their third Test hammering from India.
Big-hitting Yusuf Pathan, the allrounder who featured in two World Cup-winning teams for India, is to retire from the game at the age of 38.
Travis Head has scored his highest first-class score of 223 in his first Sheffield Shield game for South Australia since being dropped from the Test team.
Scott Bailey and Justin Chadwick
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