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Jake Fraser-McGurk lauded as future of Australian T20 team

Jake Fraser-McGurk lauded as future of Australian T20 team

The Australian coaching staff is already preparing for the future even with eyes focused on winning the T20 World Cup, using the tournament to “connect” with batting dynamo Jake Fraser-McGurk who looms as the man to replace David Warner. Fraser-McGurk is in the Caribbean as a reserve player, along with fellow powerhouse batter Matt Short,...

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Coaching staff PLAYS for Australia in bizarre World Cup warm-up scenes

Coaching staff PLAYS for Australia in bizarre World Cup warm-up scenes

The Australian fielding coach took a catch off Josh Hazlewood’s bowling, the chairman of selectors George Bailey fielded at square-leg and the head coach came on when Hazlewood went off for a rest in the most bizarre T20 World Cup warm-up match ever. Even 49-year-old batting consultant Brad Hodge took the field against Namibia along...

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‘He’ll see a lot’: Aussie star tips young gun’s Warner-like rise to open with big World Cup benefit

‘He’ll see a lot’: Aussie star tips young gun’s Warner-like rise to open with big World Cup benefit

Star batter Travis Head believes emerging sensation Jake Fraser-McGurk will reap rich rewards from travelling to the Caribbean for the T20 World Cup next month as Australia seeks to add the short-form championship to its Test and one-day international titles. The 22-year-old, who has performed well for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League,...

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McGurk, Short offer something different: Aus coach on pairs inclusion as travelling reserves for WC

McGurk, Short offer something different: Aus coach on pairs inclusion as travelling reserves for WC

Sydney: Australian cricket team coach Andrew McDonald said on Tuesday that charismatic young batter Jake Fraser-McGurk and all-rounder Matthew Short have been added as travelling reserves with the squad for the T20 World Cup in the Americas because they bring something different to the table. Fraser-McGurk, 22, in only his debut IPL season, gave an...

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28 runs in an over for batting freak

28 runs in an over for batting freak

Australian coach Andrew McDonald says selectors opted for experience in the T20 World Cup squad but another blistering half-century, including 28 runs in one over, from Jake Fraser-McGurk in the IPL was more evidence that he could have been a weapon if picked. The 22-year-old continued a stunning run of form for the Delhi Capitals,...

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Cricket 2024: Steve Smith playing Major League Cricket, cricket in America, T20 World Cup in Caribbean and United States, Glenn Maxwell, Ricky Ponting, Travis Head

Cricket 2024: Steve Smith playing Major League Cricket, cricket in America, T20 World Cup in Caribbean and United States, Glenn Maxwell, Ricky Ponting, Travis Head

Steve Smith will make his return to the crease along two Australian stars in the United States less than a week after the final of the T20 World Cup he was overlooked for is decided in the Caribbean. The former Australian captain will be joined by World Cup-bound teammates Glenn Maxwell and Travis Head when...

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