Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

Could Big Bash cricket usurp Tests in Australia?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australians have enjoyed the spectacle of the Big Bash League A giant seagull, acrobatic motorcyclists and a daredevil in a jetpack are the poster boys of one of the greatest success stories Australian sport has ever seen. Add fireworks, chest-thumping music and monster sixes and it’s easy to see […]

Australia's enduring infatuation with Shane Warne

Australia's enduring infatuation with Shane Warne

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Classic Warnie: Shane sports his signature lip zinc and celebrates with a beer after a match in 1994 Australian cricket great Shane Warne has been beamed into living rooms across the UK as part of Sky Sports’ cricket coverage all summer. Trevor Marshallsea takes a look at the enduring […]

Panesar on the South Asian mental health 'taboo'

Panesar on the South Asian mental health 'taboo'

Image caption Cricketer Monty Panesar spoke publicly about his difficulty with paranoia England cricketer Monty Panesar has fought a public battle with mental health issues. He believes a culture of shame and labelling among the South Asian community is a barrier to others like him accessing help. But why do some in the community struggle […]

County Championship: Draw against Hampshire sees Yorkshire remain second

County Championship: Draw against Hampshire sees Yorkshire remain second

Yorkshire were denied victory at Headingley after rain ended play at 17:00 BST Yorkshire were denied the chance to push for victory as bad light and rain hampered play on the final day against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl. The visitors resumed on 143-2 and Gary Ballance passed fifty before being bowled by Gareth Berg […]

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