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David Warner and Marcus Stoinis silence critics in T20 World Cup opener … but one glaring issue remains

David Warner and Marcus Stoinis silence critics in T20 World Cup opener … but one glaring issue remains

Australia’s T20 World Cup campaign has gotten off to a reassuring start, but question marks linger over Glenn Maxwell after another failure with the bat on Thursday morning AEST. Mitchell Marsh’s men toppled Oman by 39 runs at Bridgetown’s Kensington Oval after opener David Warner and all-rounder Marcus Stoinis dug their teammates out of a...

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‘Could be a problem for them’: Oman captain’s bold claim ahead of T20 World Cup clash with Australia

‘Could be a problem for them’: Oman captain’s bold claim ahead of T20 World Cup clash with Australia

Oman captain Aqib Ilyas has boldly declared that Australia’s top-order is vulnerable against spin bowlers on slow decks ahead of Thursday’s T20 World Cup contest in Bridgetown. Australia gets its T20 World Cup campaign underway by facing Oman in the Barbados capital for the first of four group-stage matches. The two sides have never met...

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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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‘Hard to fathom’: Aussie great laments World Cup snub as selector explains Fraser-McGurk call

‘Hard to fathom’: Aussie great laments World Cup snub as selector explains Fraser-McGurk call

The World Cup dream for Australia’s batting sensation Jake Fraser-McGurk is not completely dashed but the dynamo needs a significant stroke of fortune to travel to the Caribbean. The 22-year-old is blitzing the Indian Premier League, rates among the most promising batters in the world and, according to intelligence Australian selectors have received from Delhi,...