England and Joe Root search for Ashes clues against wayward West Indies
<p>The visitors may be favourites to win the Test series but focus will be on key positions before Australia visit</p><p>Off to the Caribbean we go. Once English cricketers went there with trepidation: ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 12:00PM - Read article
Inexperienced Australians shock India in first ODI
<ul><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/cricket/match/2019-01-12/australia-cricket-team">Australia 288-5, India 254-9; hosts win by 34 runs</a></li><li>Jhye Richardson starr ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 10:44AM - Read article
Australia beat India by 34 runs in first ODI - as it happened
<ul><li>Australia 288-5 defeated India 254-9</li><li>Jhye Richardson took player of the match honours</li></ul><p class="block-time published-time"> <time datetime="2019-01-12 ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 10:35AM - Read article
Australia's former captain Steve Smith to undergo elbow surgery
<ul><li>Surgery scheduled for Tuesday</li><li>Smith set to be in a brace for six weeks</li></ul><p>Steve Smith will undergo elbow surgery on Tuesday following a fielding mishap, ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 8:33AM - Read article
Renegades seal semi-finals berth
<ul><li>Renegades 146-6 defeated Hurricanes 143-6</li><li>Strikers 138-7 defeated Scorchers 108</li></ul><p>The Melbourne Renegades have hung on to a nail-biting three-run victor ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 4:22AM - Read article
India suspend Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over controversial TV remarks
• Duo return home from Australia to answer charges<br />• Comments condemned by India captain, Virat Kohli<p>India have suspended the opening batsman KL Rahul and all-rounder Hardik Pandya with immediate effe ...
Guardian Saturday, 12th January 2019, 12:12AM - Read article
Pair out of England Lions tour over Alex Hepburn trial revelations
• Joe Clarke and Tom Kohler-Cadmore dropped from India party<br />• ECB responds after details emerged about Whatsapp group<p>Joe Clarke and Tom Kohler-Cadmore, two promising young batsmen, have been stood do ...
Guardian Friday, 11th January 2019, 6:15PM - Read article
Jury discharged in Hepburn rape trial
The jury in the trial of ex-Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts.
Sky Sports Friday, 11th January 2019, 3:52PM - Read article
Stone signs new deal at Warwickshire
England fast bowler Olly Stone has signed a new contract to keep him with Warwickshire until the end of the 2022 season.
Sky Sports Friday, 11th January 2019, 12:00PM - Read article
NFL kicking woes, Ellyse Perry's brilliance and Leo Messi's perfect pass | Classic YouTube
<p>Also featuring Australian Open memories, Sébastien Loeb at the Dakar Rally and the joy of drones in sport</p><p>1)<strong> </strong>Cody Parkey was left feeling like the loneliest man in ...
Guardian Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:15AM - Read article
Australia coach Justin Langer shoots down Glenn Maxwell 'whispers'
<ul><li>Maxwell overlooked again for Sri Lanka Test series </li><li>Langer denies omission due to Maxwell’s character</li></ul><p>Justin Langer has teed off at “careless whispers ...
Guardian Thursday, 10th January 2019, 4:44AM - Read article
Ashley Giles back as king of England and vows to take no prisoners
England’s new director of cricket says he is not bitter about his 2014 sacking and he will not be afraid to make the difficult decisions in pursuit of success<p>On being sacked as the England limited overs coach in ...
Guardian Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 6:03PM - Read article
ICC offers amnesty for Sri Lankans to report match-fixing approaches
• Sri Lanka considered most corrupt country in world cricket <br />• Anti-corruption unit head talks of ‘very specific challenges’<p>The International Cricket Council has announced an unprecedented 15-day amn ...
Guardian Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 6:00PM - Read article
Pucovski, Burns and Renshaw in Australia squad for Sri Lanka series
<ul><li>Selectors shake up top six in 13-man squad</li><li>Marsh brothers, Finch and Handscomb omitted</li></ul><p>Will Pucovski has been parachuted into Australia’s Test squad a ...
Guardian Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:21AM - Read article
Hepburn accuser breaks down in court
A woman alleged to have been raped by a cricketer has broken down after being cross-examined about her "hazy" memory of having consensual sex with one of his team-mates.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 2:35PM - Read article
The Spin | From sunstroke to stray dogs, Windies warm-ups are rarely dull for England
<p>Poor pitches, poorer opposition and cows on the wicket have made pre-Test games in the Caribbean entirely unpredictable</p><p>From Mike Gatting’s shiner to Andrew Flintoff’s pedalo England’s visits t ...
Guardian Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 10:30AM - Read article
Damp end to fine series as Australia undone by India’s relentlessness | Geoff Lemon
<p>The manner in which India’s first Test win on Australian soil in 71 years arrived was scarcely relevant</p><p>This is the way a series ends: not with a bang but a whimper. Called off for the sake of ...
Guardian Monday, 7th January 2019, 5:00PM - Read article
Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri celebrate India's first ever Test series win in Australia – video
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/virat-kohli">Virat Kohli</a> has achieved what no previous India captain has been able to – win a Test series in Australia. After 71 years of tryin ...
Guardian Monday, 7th January 2019, 11:28AM - Read article
‘We’ve got what we’ve got’: India series underlines Australia’s batting issues | Adam Collins
<p>No player was able to reach three figures and captain Tim Paine says a deep pool of batting talent is currently a ‘fantasy’ </p><p>With the Australian captaincy, Tim Paine has already been handed one ...
Guardian Monday, 7th January 2019, 7:55AM - Read article
India secure historic Test series win after final day washed out
<ul><li>Persistent drizzle results in fourth Test draw at SCG<br></li><li>India win for first time in Australia for 71 years</li></ul><p>Wet weather helped Australia to esc ...
Guardian Monday, 7th January 2019, 3:50AM - Read article