BBL Final 2022, Sydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers, cricket news, Steve Smith, injuries, players, Big Bash League

Smith has played his entire Big Bash career with the Sixers. (Photo by Mark Evans - CA/Cricket Australia via Getty Images)

An admission by Big Bash boss Alistair Dobson that he would ‘love’ to see Steve Smith play in Friday’s final may not mean much despite a third offer to bring the batting star into the Sydney roster Sixers plagued by injuries. Sixers captain Moises Henriques says they have “definitely” asked Smith to join the team … Read more

BBL challenger 2022: Sydney Sixers through to final after last-ball thriller over Adelaide Strikers

BBL challenger 2022: Sydney Sixers through to final after last-ball thriller over Adelaide Strikers

Sydney Sixers worked the rules to their advantage to claim a stunning BBL finals win over Adelaide Strikers, but their tactics were labeled exploitation by an Aussie legend. Hayden Kerr is the early favorite to be Australian of the Year in 2023 after the Sixers rookie produced the knock of his life to help Sydney … Read more

BBL: Steve Smith could play in Sydney Sixers final against Perth Scorchers

BBL: Steve Smith could play in Sydney Sixers final against Perth Scorchers

The BBL blocked more than one of the Sixers’ attempts to bring Steve Smith back for the final, but the competition’s general manager admitted the situation was not over. Big Bash boss Alistair Dobson admits he would ‘love’ to see Steve Smith play in Friday’s final and is set to meet the Sydney Sixers with … Read more

Big Bash: Cricket Australia contracted players could be lined up with a team to avoid Steve Smith fiasco

Big Bash: Cricket Australia contracted players could be lined up with a team to avoid Steve Smith fiasco

Amid the continuing fallout from a failed bid to bring Steve Smith into the Big Bash, there could be a big change along the way. The Sydney Sixers’ silver lining failed at the last minute to get Steve Smith into the Big Bash final, it’s that the same situation may never happen again. Despite losing … Read more

BBL Finals 2022: Debate erupts after Will Parker knockout miracle, Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes scores

BBL Finals 2022: Debate erupts after Will Parker knockout miracle, Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes scores

Hurricane spinner Wil Parker nearly landed the catch of the decade on Friday, but the teenager was cruelly robbed by an obscure ruler. The Adelaide Strikers earned their fifth consecutive Big Bash League victory, beating the Hobart Hurricanes by 22 points at the MCG to edge closer to an unlikely title. The Hurricanes were completely … Read more

Australia vs India, Ashes, team news, selection, analysis, video, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell

Australia vs India, Ashes, team news, selection, analysis, video, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell

Cameron Green at seven, Mitch Marsh at eight and Alex Carey at nine. These are names typically seen higher up in any batting line-up, but Chris Rogers believes ‘something drastic’ in selection will be needed throughout 2022 if Australia are to build on the momentum. of a successful Ashes campaign. “You can look at it … Read more

BBL: Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Hurricanes, Travis Head and Alex Carey back

BBL: Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Hurricanes, Travis Head and Alex Carey back

The Adelaide Strikers will be bolstered by the return of two champions on Friday, but that will force the others out of the finals. The return of Test heroes and “two of the best Strikers players of all time”, Travis Head and Alex Carey, should spark a “tough selection battle” at the Adelaide Strikers, according … Read more

Ashes 2022, Australia vs England, cricket news, 2023 series, scheduled teams, Scott Boland, Will Pucovski, Josh Inglis

Ashes 2022, Australia vs England, cricket news, 2023 series, scheduled teams, Scott Boland, Will Pucovski, Josh Inglis

Male Ashes is over for another series that can only mean one thing: time to watch the next one. Luckily, we only have to wait until next year before Pat Cummins brings his title-winning Australian side back to the UK, where they haven’t won the Ashes since 2001. Given the relatively short turnaround time and … Read more

Australia vs England fifth Test live coverage, Alex Carey played no ball, video, highlights, reaction

Australia vs England fifth Test live coverage, Alex Carey played no ball, video, highlights, reaction

Alex Carey was given a ‘lifeline’ as England missed a golden chance to cross into Australia, after the tourists suffered further white line fever. After England collected three quick wickets to start day three, Chris Woakes sent Carey on their way after the southpaw interrupted a daring shot attempt. His dismissal left Australia reeling at … Read more

Ashes 2022, Steve Smith collapses, Australia v England, news, scoring, average, short ball weakness,

Ashes 2022, Steve Smith collapses, Australia v England, news, scoring, average, short ball weakness,

Steve Smith is in the midst of the worst slump of his career after failing to register a century for the second summer at home in three years. Without his 131 against India in Sydney in 2021, Smith wouldn’t have hit triple digits at home since the 2017 Ashes series. Smith has only made 244 … Read more