JOE BURNS

  • Australian batsman Joe Burns signs deal with Middlesex 4 days ago

    London: Australian middle-order batsman Joe Burns has signed a deal with English county club Middlesex. The Queenslander is set to join the London-based club in early May and replace compatriot Adam Voges, who ironically was picked ahead of Burns for Australia's Test series against West Indies and England, cricket.com.au reported on...
  • Joe Burns to plot Australia comeback in India April 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Queensland batsman Joe Burns is determined to avoid membership of the burgeoning club of Australian batsmen who have made brief cameos in the Test team before permanently falling into obscurity. The 25-year-old was the only member of the team that defeated India 2-0 in the 2014-15 series not to be...
  • Joe Burns not keen on playing Indian Premier League January 30, 2015

    Brisbane: Australia batsman Joe Burns said on Friday that he is not keen on playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) and instead wants to focus on the longer format of the game. "Test cricket is my priority and I am not too keen to go to the IPL," Burns...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 4th Test, Day 5 at the SCG January 10, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Shoulders dropped and bowlers ran out of answers as India, following an Australian onslaught, braced up for another battle of survival on the final day of the Test series after the hosts went 348 runs in front...
  • Australia's close-in fielding worries Tom Moody January 9, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian allrounder Tom Moody has emphasised the need for Australia to deploy a specialist fielder at the short-leg fielding position where several catches have been dropped by the home team in the ongoing Test series against India. Joe Burns, one of the newest members in the Australian squad, dropped...
  • Spinners will play major role on Day 5 at SCG: Joe Burns January 9, 2015

    Sydney: His swashbuckling 66 helped Australia amass a massive 348-run lead on the fourth day of the final Test and young batsman Joe Burns feels the spinners will play a major role on a fifth day pitch as the hosts go for an outright win against India on Saturday. Burns hit...
  • Focus is on India Test rather than future: Joe Burns January 4, 2015

    Sydney: Rookie batsman Joe Burns feels that it's important to focus on the present rather than think about future as he readies himself for the fourth and final cricket Test against India, starting Tuesday rather than thinking about Australia's future international tours including Ashes. "It's very exciting, the tours that are...
  • Hazlewood asks Burns to keep things simple at MCG December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Fresh from his impressive debut at the Gabba in the second cricket match against India, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood has advised young Joe Burns, who is set to play his first Test at the MCG on Boxing Day, to keep things simple. The 25-year-old Queensland batsman has come into the...
  • Debutant Joe Burns to bat at six, Ryan Harris to play for Australia December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Debutant Joe Burns will bat at number six and paceman Ryan Harris returns for Australia in the third Boxing Day Test against India, skipper Steve Smith said on Thursday. Smith, who won his first Test as captain as a replacement for the injured Michael Clarke at the Gabba last weekend,...
  • My dad didn't believe I was selected: Joe Burns December 22, 2014

    Melbourne: Young batsman Joe Burns' selection in the Australian team for the third Test against India was so unexpected that his own father had refused to believe the news. The 25-year-old, who was named as a replacement for injured all-rounder Mitchell Marsh on Sunday, spoke of his father's surprise and his...
  • Mitchell Marsh out as Australia selectors pick Joe Burns for Boxing Day Test against India December 21, 2014

    Brisbane: Batsman Joe Burns, on Sunday, was handed an unexpected Test debut as he replaced all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in a 13-member Australian cricket squad for the third Test against India starting December 26. "Australia's National Selection Panel have opted for the shock selection of Queenslander Joe Burns to join the 13-man...
  • Australia add Burns as cover for Voges for WI T20 February 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday named Queensland batsman Joe Burns as a cover for Adam Voges for the upcoming Twenty20 International against the West Indies on Wednesday. Voges has a tight hamstring following his century in the fifth and final OneDay International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. "Joe...