BIG BASH TWENTY20

  • I went too far, admits Warne after bustup January 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Monday accepted the onematch ban and USD 4,700 fine imposed on him for an ugly confrontation with West Indian Marlon Samuels during a Big Bash Twenty20 clash, conceding that he went too far. Warne and Samuels had to be separated by the umpires...
  • Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastestever bowler December 18, 2011

    Sydney: Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmphmark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani Shoaib Akhtar and Australian Shaun Tait. The 29yearold Edwards, who is playing for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, would like to achieve the feat...
  • Warner outshines Warne in Big Bash December 18, 2011

    Melbourne: Shane Warne's return to cricket ended in defeat as dynamic opening batsman David Warner thwarted Warne's comeback with a pulsating century in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 League at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. The powerful lefthander smashed an unbeaten 102 off 51 balls to steer Sydney Thunder to a...
  • Need runs to retain my spot, admits Ponting December 17, 2011

    Melbourne: Embattled Ricky Ponting has admitted that he and his fellow teammate Mike Hussey need to start scoring runs consistently if they want to firm up their places in the Australia Test team in the upcoming series against India. While Ponting, who will be turning 37 on Monday, has failed to...
  • Katich calls national selector to know fate December 17, 2011

    Melbourne: Outoffavour Australia opener Simon Katich has directly approached national selector John Inverarity to know whether he is being considered for the first Test match against India, starting on December 26. The 36yearold called Inverarity on Friday to enquire about suggestions that he was being considered for a shock recall to...
  • Bollinger hopes for Test recall against India December 15, 2011

    Melbourne: Out of the Test team for a year now, pacer Doug Bollinger is hoping that Australia's bowling woes will fetch him a place in the side for the muchawaited series against India starting December 26. Australia's pace attack looks far from intimidating with the experienced Mitchell Johnson and teen sensation...