If the Sixers wanted Steve Smith available this summer then why didn’t they include him on their contract list?
From COVID outbreaks to last-minute fixture changes, late call-ups, unlikely heroes and a 50-day stint away from home, Perth Scorchers’ BBL11-winning campaign was like no other.
Mitchell Starc has opened up on a brutal past two years but the new Allan Border Medallist paid trubute to his not so secret weapon.
Big Bash final hero Laurie Evans has revealed he needed pain-killing injections before and during his player-of-the-match performance as Perth Scorchers stormed to a record fourth title.
Last summer he played as his father’s last wish and now Mitchell Starc is on top of the cricket world again.
Another day, another player-of-the-match performance from Rockingham-Mandurah rising star Teague Wyllie.
Australian T20 World Cup hero Mitch Marsh was fittingly named the country’s international player of the year in that format during the annual Australian Cricket Awards.
Jhye Richardson has paid tribute to reserve quicks Matthew Kelly and Lance Morris for their role in Perth Scorchers’ record fourth Big Bash League title.
Ashleigh Gardner has put her maiden Belinda Clark Award down to a more mature approach on and off the field, as she bounced back from a tough WBBL.
Australian all-rounder completed a series of firsts for herself and her people by taking out a major cricket award.
Mitchell Starc's consistency and effort to block out his critics has helped him become just the fifth bowler to win the Allan Border Medal.
The pressure is on cricket administrators to give female players parity with five-day Tests after wet weather all has all but ruined the one-off Ashes contest.
Australia have crushed Pakistan by 119 runs in their Under-19 Cricket World Cup quarter-final to advance to the last four of the tournament in the Caribbean.
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Fresh off a title-winning knock, Perth Scorchers hero Laurie Evans believes the BBL needs to be shorter to ensure stars are playing in the Twenty20 tournament.
Australia's latest teenage star Darcie Brown can shoulder the pressure of a World Cup after the Ashes, according to Ellyse Perry.
Brendan Taylor, the former Zimbabwe captain, has been banned for three-and-a-half years for breaching anti-corruption and anti-doping rules.
It began with WA’s COVID border policies giving Perth Scorchers a figurative blood nose as they were locked out of their own State. It ended with a Jhye Richardson yorker and a real blood nose.
Fifty-four days after the first ball was bowled, Big Bash 11 ended with an anti-climatic final on Friday night, and one of the stars of the decider has left a few home truths for Cricket Australia to digest.
The Perth Scorchers have claimed their fourth Big Bash title, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing for the men in orange. Here are the hits and misses from the BBL final.
Ashton Turner could not have captained his side better, as the Perth Scorchers claimed their fourth Big Bash League title. EVERY PERTH SCORCHERS PLAYER RATED.
Perth are the kings of the Big Bash League once again after claiming a record fourth title, ending Sydney Sixers’ two-year reign with a record 79-run thrashing at Marvel Stadium.
Perth Scorchers have gone with an unchanged XI for their seventh Big Bash League final appearance as they hunt a record fourth title against the injury-hit Sydney Sixers at Marvel Stadium.
England captain Heather Knight has produced the equal-highest score by a touring player in Australia to help keep her side in the Ashes Test.
Travis Head’s epic Ashes feats came on the back of a pile of runs which has been recognised in the Cricket Australia awards.
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