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newscricket15 hours ago

Marsh Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Tasmania postponed due to COVID cases in Brisbane

The Marsh Sheffield Shield game between Queensland and Tasmania has been postponed until a later date in the season following cases of COVID-19 in Brisbane. The match between Queensland and Tasmania was due to begin on Tuesday but Queensland Cricket announced the postponement just before the toss.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kurtis Patterson takes over NSW’s Sheffield Shield captaincy from Peter Nevill

After being a stand-in captain of the New South Wales side last season, in Peter Nevill’s absence, top-order batsman Kurtis Patterson has taken over the Sheffield Shield captaincy from Nevill full-time. However, in the white-ball format, all-rounder Pat Cummins would continue to lead the side.
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newscricket2 months ago

Steven Smith is building up nicely with his elbow responding well, reveals Phil Jaques

The New South Wales head coach Phil Jaques has revealed that Steven Smith's rehab is going pretty well with his elbow responding well to the ongoing training. He also added that the effort is to build up slowly so that he doesn't push his body too hard but things are getting on track gradually.
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newscricket6 months ago

Chadd Sayers calls time on 10-year playing career

Australia’s domestic stalwart Chadd Sayers, who represented the Aussies in one Test in 2018, has officially retired from first-class cricket, having represented South Australia for a decade. Sayers will end his red-ball career as the Redbacks’ 3rd highest wicket-taker, with 278 scalps to his name.
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newscricket6 months ago

Pulled out from IPL to play as much Shield cricket as possible, reveals Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc, who pulled out from the IPL auction for the third year running, revealed that he snubbed the T20 extravaganza in order to both play an abundance of red-ball cricket and take care of his body. Starc added that playing in the Shield has helped him express himself more with the ball.
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newscricket6 months ago

Playing Test cricket for Australia is my ultimate goal, asserts Riley Meredith

Tasmania’s Riley Meredith, who made his international debut last month, asserted that his ultimate goal is to earn a Baggy Green cap, but admitted that getting there will be an arduous task. Meredith revealed that he recently sought the advice of fellow quick Mitch Starc to crack red-ball cricket.
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newscricket7 months ago

Going unsold in IPL was good and bad for me, quips Alex Carey

Alex Carey, who went unsold in the 2021 IPL auction, claimed that not being picked in the T20 extravaganza is ‘good and bad’ for him as it might just allow him to focus more on his Test ambitions. Carey is averaging 115.50 in the ongoing Shield season and struck his 5th FC ton on Sunday.
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newscricket7 months ago

There's no reason why Steve Smith shouldn't be in line for the captaincy, feels Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja believes that Steve Smith has paid the price for his mistakes and there is no reason why he shouldn't be given the captaincy responsibilities once Tim Paine ends his career. Khawaja has further added that he is hoping to be back amongst the runs, after a lean patch in domestic cricket.
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newscricket7 months ago

Mitchell Swepson suffers rare neck injury; set to be on sidelines for extended period

Mitchell Swepson is set to be on the sidelines for an extended period of time after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his neck which doctors described as an extremely rare injury. Martin Love described that it would require a very cautious approach in terms of treatment and recovery.
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newscricket8 months ago

Reports | Will Pucovski might require shoulder surgery and possibly miss domestic cricket

Australian opener Will Pucovski may well have to miss the Australia domestic season as there are chances that he might undergo shoulder surgery. The young opener had injured his shoulder while fielding against India in the Sydney Test after he was ruled out of the series and missed the Gabba Test.
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