It was the year 2000, and South Africa were playing a one-day international at Nagpur against India. Derek Crookes was asked to open the bowling. He was an off-spinner.
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A group of mates have played probably their most expensive game of cricket after Victoria Police fined each of them for breaching the state’s social distancing rules.
Adam Zampa is set to ramp up his pursuit of a Test cricket dream by moving states following news that New South Wales would be cutting Steve O’Keefe.
Former Test captain Michael Clarke says Australian cricket stars “sucked up” to Virat Kohli and India to protect their million dollar IPL deals, causing our cricket to become “soft”.
Former Australian captain Michael Clarke’s international career spanned 12 years during which time he played with and against some all-time greats of the game.
As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, AFP Sport looks at three long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes.
Former Australian spin bowler Steve O’Keefe says he is “ashamed” of the off-field behaviour that cut his Test career short.
Former NSW captain Steve O’Keefe will retire from first-class cricket after being informed he would not be offered a contract to play Sheffield Shield for the state next season.
Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy has established herself as one of the game’s dominant powerhouses with the five-time World Cup winner boasting a phenomenal international record, which features four centuries, 23 fifties and 170 wicketkeeper dismissal…
Australian cricket superstar Pat Cummins has opened up on how he and his Aussie teammates are coping with the coronavirus lockdown.
A grid stacked with some of Formula 1 finest talent will be met with England cricketer Ben Stokes in the sport’s second virtual race this weekend.
Shane Warne has recalled his hilarious sledging towards former England captain Nasser Hussain to bait him into getting himself out against Australia – and how the ex-batsman bit. Hard.
Virat Kohli was once in such a slump that he would wake up in the morning and know he was about to get out.
Cricket Australia is seeking a $200 million safety net should the coronavirus pandemic affect the home international summer.
Marnus Labuschagne’s rapid rise to cricket powerhouse has been nothing short of remarkable. In two years, the Queenslander has developed from an unestablished Sheffield Shield player into the world’s No. 3 batsman.