New South Wales

  • New South Wales win Sheffield Shield title 25-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New South Wales won the Sheffield Shield title for the first time since 2007-2008 when skipper Steve Smith and his Western Australian counterpart agreed to end the rain-interrupted domestic first-class final early. Smith's team only needed a draw to claim the Shield for a 46th time, and had a winning...
  • Johan Botha handed a one-match ban by CA 07-03-2014 12:32 PM

    Melbourne: South Australia's Johan Botha has received a reprimand and two suspension points for two separate breaches of the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour during the ninth round of the Bupa Sheffield Shield against New South Wales. CA in statement said that in the first breach, the former South...
  • Nevill to lead Cricket Australia Invitational XI 11-11-2013 02:46 PM

    Melbourne: New South Wales' Peter Nevill will lead Cricket Australia Invitational XI against England XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 13-16. This will be the last practice match ahead of the Ashes series which starts on November 21 at Brisbane. South Australia's Callum Ferguson, who played for Australia...
  • Aussie Test opener Chris Rogers nears ton in Shield game 08-11-2013 06:42 PM

    Melbourne: Test opener Chris Rogers scored an unbeaten 96 for Victoria on Friday to play himself into form ahead of the Ashes series against England. After his first-innings knock of 88 in five hours, Rogers gave another exhibition of strong defence in the second dig, mixed with occasional lusty blows....
  • Alex Doolan pushes for Australia Test spot with ton 02-11-2013 03:50 PM

    Sydney: Alex Doolan boosted his chances of a Test debut in this month's Ashes series with a brilliant century for Tasmania in a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Saturday. Doolan scored 132 to help the defending Shield champions claim a thrilling two-wicket win over New South Wales on the...
  • Michael Clarke reprimanded over dissent charge 01-11-2013 03:42 PM

    Sydney: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has been reprimanded for showing dissent while playing for New South Wales in a domestic match, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Clarke was reported by the umpires on Thursday for challenging an umpire's decision while captaining NSW in a Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania...
  • England get tougher Ashes warm-up game 31-10-2013 11:04 AM

    Sydney: England will face stronger opposition ahead of their Ashes Test opener with an invitational side to replace a New South Wales XI in Sydney next month, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. Amid reports that England wanted a tougher match ahead of the first Gabba Test against Michael Clarke's Australians...
  • Michael Clarke bounces back from injury with 88 30-10-2013 02:53 PM

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke bounced back from a six-week injury layoff with a stylish 88 for New South Wales against Tasmania. Clarke has been plagued by chronic back problems since he was a teenager and was ruled out of Australia's ongoing one-day tour to India so he could rest...
  • Michael Clarke back in action for New South Wales 28-10-2013 11:53 AM

    Sydney: Australia have received a major boost less than a month before the start of the Ashes with the news that captain Michael Clarke will return to action for New South Wales on Tuesday, subject to a final fitness test on his injured back. Clarke skipped the ongoing one-day tour...
  • Khawaja pushes Ashes claim with one-day ton 27-10-2013 03:25 PM

    Brisbane: Batsman Usman Khawaja has pressed his claims for a place in Australia's team for the first Ashes cricket test against England with a century for Queensland in the final of the domestic one-day cup. Khawaja's dominant 104 came from 100 balls in Queensland's five-wicket win over New South Wales....
  • Warner smashes 197 off 144 balls, breaks Australian one-day score 24-10-2013 02:12 PM

    Sydney: Australia opener David Warner fell three runs short of the first double century in domestic one-day cricket on Thursday, continuing a rich run of form which could earn him an international recall for the Ashes series next month. Playing for New South Wales against Victoria in the semi-final of...
  • Bushfires push Australian region in state of emergency 21-10-2013 11:13 AM

    Australian region of New South Wales is in a state of emergency following over 56 bushfires burning across the state, of which 12 are reportedly out of control. Authorities warned of an "unparallelled fire emergency" and a "potential mega-fire" across hundreds of kilometres, media reports said on Monday. Huge fires...
  • Australian bushfires leave one dead, 193 homes destroyed 19-10-2013 11:30 AM

    Over 80 bushfires were still burning across the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) on Saturday, leaving one dead and 193 homes destroyed, Xinhua reported. The fires reportedly claimed one life as of Friday. The 63-year-old died while defending his home against the fires. He died of a suspected...
  • Warner in trouble again after no-show in grade cricket game 08-10-2013 09:46 AM

    Sydney: Controversial Australia batsman David Warner was in more trouble on Tuesday after being disciplined by Cricket New South Wales for failing to show up for a grade game last weekend. The explosive opener, who has fallen from grace after a series of incidents that culminated in his punching of...
  • CLT20: The past champions 13-09-2013 10:44 PM

    New South Wales were the first winners of the Champions League T20 after beating Trinidad & Tobago by 41 runs at Hyderabad on October 23, 2009. (Global Cricket Ventures-BCCI)The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg. (AFP)CSK followed their IPL title by winning the coveted CLT20 on September 26, 2010. (AFP)
  • Test spinner Nathan Lyon moves to New South Wales 25-04-2013 08:59 AM

    Sydney: Australian Test spinner Nathan Lyon has made an inter-state switch, leaving South Australia to join New South Wales, Cricket NSW said on Thursday. The New South Wales-born off-spinner, 25, has played 22 Tests and was named on Wednesday in Australia's touring squad to play in this year's Ashes series...
  • Indian-origin pacer Sandhu wins Steve Waugh Medal 28-03-2013 06:49 PM

    Sydney: Upcoming Australian pacer Gurinder Sandhu of Indian origin on Thursday toppled veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin to win the prestigious Steve Waugh Medal as the best New South Wales cricketer for the year 2012-13. Sandhu, the first Australian of Indian origin to represent the country in cricket at the international...
  • Trevor Bayliss appointed head coach of New South Wales 25-03-2013 12:46 PM

    Sydney: Cricket New South Wales on Monday appointed Trevor Bayliss, who guided Sri Lanka to the 2011 World Cup final, to coach the Blues state side for a second time. Bayliss was handed a major re-structuring role in the wake of the sacking last December of Anthony Stuart after just...
  • Brett Lee faces disciplinary hearing 28-12-2012 10:51 AM

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  • Khawaja, Hauritz join NSW exodus 29-06-2012 11:44 AM

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  • Hughes quits NSW to revive Test career 28-06-2012 11:22 AM

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  • Watson, Haddin to play in Shield game 14-02-2012 01:34 PM

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  • NSW says it won't block CA reforms 11-02-2012 07:54 PM

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  • Simon Katich cleared of fracture 07-02-2012 08:43 AM

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