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Melbourne Renegades batter Shaun Marsh announces retirement from professional cricket

Melbourne Renegades batter Shaun Marsh announces retirement from professional cricket

Melbourne Renegades veteran Shaun Marsh has announced his retirement from professional cricket. On Sunday afternoon, the Renegades confirmed that this week’s Big Bash League contest against the Thunder at Sydney Showground will be the 40-year-old’s final match for the club. “I have loved playing for the Renegades, I’ve met some great people over the last...

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How ‘TravBall’ and Virat Kohli’s eyes inspired Jake Fraser-McGurk’s record-breaking century

How ‘TravBall’ and Virat Kohli’s eyes inspired Jake Fraser-McGurk’s record-breaking century

Melbourne Renegades young gun Jake Fraser-McGurk, entering his fifth season of Big Bash League cricket, still lies in bed watching highlights of Michael Clarke’s triple century against India. Fraser-McGurk was a nine-year-old when the former Australian captain peeled off a record-breaking 329 not out during the 2012 New Year’s Test at the SCG, a knock...

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Teammates rally around Aussie cricket great Greg Chappell in surprising struggle

Teammates rally around Aussie cricket great Greg Chappell in surprising struggle

The Australian cricket community is rallying around Greg Chappell to help the cricket legend’s financial struggles. News Corp reports Chappell reluctantly agreed to a GoFundMe page being set up for him, along with a testimonial lunch held at the MCG last week — hosted by Eddie McGuire and attended by cricket greats including brothers Ian...

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Teammates rally around Aussie cricket legend Greg Chappell amid hardship

Teammates rally around Aussie cricket legend Greg Chappell amid hardship

The Australian cricket community is rallying around Greg Chappell to help the cricket legend’s financial struggles. News Corp reports Chappell reluctantly agreed to a GoFundMe page being set up for him, along with a testimonial lunch held at the MCG last week — hosted by Eddie McGuire and attended by cricket greats including brothers Ian...

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Jhye Richardson’s shoulder injury delays long-awaited Sheffield Shield return

Jhye Richardson’s shoulder injury delays long-awaited Sheffield Shield return

Jhye Richardson’s chances of making a Test appearance this summer have taken a hit after the luckless bowler dislocated his right shoulder during a second XI match. The 27-year-old, who has an unfortunate history with injury setbacks, was expected to make his Sheffield Shield return later this week before hurting his shoulder while fielding at...

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‘Just be ready’: West Australian quick Lance Morris set be unleashed after reconstructing bowling action

‘Just be ready’: West Australian quick Lance Morris set be unleashed after reconstructing bowling action

Lance Morris has reconstructed his bowling action following this year’s “frustrating” injury setback, with the West Australian quick targeting a return to the Test squad and a potential international debut. The 25-year-old, regarded as the fastest bowler in the country, was parachuted into Australia’s Test squad last December as injury cover for captain Pat Cummins,...

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‘He’s bloody good’: Meet the Aussie World Cup wildcard who learned leg-spin from YouTube

‘He’s bloody good’: Meet the Aussie World Cup wildcard who learned leg-spin from YouTube

Tanveer Sangha’s recent ODI call-up understandably raised eyebrows. The 21-year-old leg-spinner hadn’t played professional cricket for nearly twelve months when he was named in Australia’s provisional World Cup squad, having spent the entire 2022/23 summer in the casualty ward. Mitchell Swepson and Matt Kuhnemann both represented Australia in white-ball cricket last year, yet the uncapped...

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Locks, fringe members and bolters for Australia’s Cricket World Cup campaign

Locks, fringe members and bolters for Australia’s Cricket World Cup campaign

Emerging from a packed six months that featured a Border-Gavaskar Trophy campaign in India, a World Test Championship final and a gruelling Ashes campaign, Australia’s attention shifts to its next challenge – the World Cup. The Australians finished as semi-finalists in the previous World Cup campaign, toppled by eventual champions England in the knockouts, and...

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‘Best catch of all time’ sends cricket world into meltdown

‘Best catch of all time’ sends cricket world into meltdown

The cricket world is pinching itself after one of the most extraordinary efforts you will ever see. Brad Currie is a Scottish cricketer who only last year made his debut for Surrey in one-day cricket, and was out on his professional T20 debut for the county in their Vitality Blast fixture against Hampshire at Hove....

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