MICHAEL BEER

  • England should expect more sledging, say Aussies November 28, 2013

    Australia: The captain of a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI side which will play a twoday game against England starting Friday says the visitors can expect more onfield verbal invective. Michael Beer said Thursday "that will be the aim, to make it a little bit uncomfortable for the opposition ... I don't...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England October 28, 2013

    Michael Beer will captain a secondstring Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening threeday match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The leftarm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to pass...
  • Rajasthan Royals eye hattrick, semis against Perth Scorchers September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals eye a hattrick of wins to enter the semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an allwin record since IPL6 earlier this...
  • Auckland lose to Perth, both out of CLT20 October 23, 2012

    Centurion: Delhi Daredevils made it to the Champions League Twenty20 semifinal after other contender Auckland Aces were beaten by 16 runs in their last group league game by Perth Scorchers on Tuesday. The Scorchers victory means that Auckland Aces with six points were ousted as Delhi with 10 points and Nashua...
  • Australia ponder two spinners for second Test April 14, 2012

    Port of Spain: Australia coach Mickey Arthur said his team may employ two specialist spinners for the second Test against the West Indies, which starts at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. Nathan Lyon, who played in the first Test victory in Barbados, could be partnered by leftarm spinner Michael Beer...
  • Ponting included in Test squad for West Indies March 14, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, dropped from the oneday team last month, was included in the 16man Test squad for the threeTest tour of West Indies on Wednesday. Ponting, who retired from limitedovers cricket after being dropped, has been retained after a prolific recent series against India. The 37yearold batsman's successor...
  • Injured Ryan Harris ruled out of SA series November 18, 2011

    Johannesburg: Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has been ruled out of the ongoing Test series against South Africa with a back injury and will return home, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. Harris failed a fitness test ahead of the second Test that started on Thursday at the Wanderers. Debutant Pat Cummins...