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Fri 15 Jan 2021

‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

Premium Content ‘Sense of uneasiness’ as mask-clad fans descend on Gabba

The eyes of Australian sports lovers are fully fixed on the Gabba as the Test with India starts, but there’s as much interest in the crowds as the players

Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Premium Content Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Shane Warne has cleared the air over his Marnus Labuschagne comments, while revealing how the young star can challenge The Big Three as the best batsman in the...

Restrictions: What to expect at the Gabba today

Premium Content Restrictions: What to expect at the Gabba today

The do-or-die five-day ­decider between India and Australia will today kick off under heavy health ­restrictions at the Gabba. Here’s what you can expect.

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Cruel blow for unlucky Aussie young gun

Cruel blow for unlucky Aussie young gun

Tim Paine has confirmed batting prodigy Will Pucovski will not feature in the fourth Test and also named the young gun’s replacement.

Aussie cricket star slams ‘whinging’ India

Premium Content Aussie cricket star slams ‘whinging’ India

An Aussie cricket star has used social media to take aim at the ‘whinging’ Indian team, as they continue to air concerns about their Brisbane hotel.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Head to miss out if Aussies need Pucovski back-up

Premium Content Head to miss out if Aussies need Pucovski back-up

Australian selectors look likely to avoid recalling Travis Head for the Gabba Test, instead looking elsewhere in the case they need to replace Will Pucovski.

Dodgy India move infuriates Aussies

Dodgy India move infuriates Aussies

Rishabh Pant was in awful form with the gloves and too injured to keep wicket – then he came out and smashed Australia’s bowlers.

India’s angry complaints to Brisbane hotel

India’s angry complaints to Brisbane hotel

Bruised and abused in Sydney, the tourists are now staying in a Brisbane hotel they’ve described as a “prison”.

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Smith gutted scuff cheating claims left stain on Test

Premium Content Smith gutted scuff cheating claims left stain on Test

It’s been called blatant cheating, yet a distraught Steve Smith says his scuffing action at an Indian batsman’s guard is nothing more than an innocuous habit.

Petty Aussie act caught on camera

Petty Aussie act caught on camera

Aussie superstar Steve Smith has been accused of attempting an unsporting tactic during India’s second innings of the New Year’s Test.

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Mike Hussey believes Virat Kohli is better than Steve Smith — but a look at the numbers shows Mr Cricket is losing this debate.

India reveals alleged list of racial slurs

India reveals alleged list of racial slurs

Reports from India have claimed two of its cricketers were “constantly” abused by members of the Sydney crowd.

Gabba Test still on track despite lockdown

Premium Content Gabba Test still on track despite lockdown

The Gabba ground is being prepared for the fourth Test between Australia and India despite the Greater Brisbane coronavirus lockdown.

Sun 10 Jan 2021

Ugly scenes as fans booted from SCG Test

Premium Content Ugly scenes as fans booted from SCG Test

More controversy has erupted at the SCG Test after six fans were escorted from the ground following complaints by Indian players.

What does Brisbane lockdown mean for Gabba Test?

Premium Content What does Brisbane lockdown mean for Gabba Test?

India may go ahead with the Gabba Test on the condition they can leave Australia as soon as the match is over, a report overnight suggests.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

'Great sportsmanship' after major error

'Great sportsmanship' after major error

The Renegades have snapped a seven game losing streak on the back of a Mohammad Nabi masterclass and a wonderful piece of Strikers sportsmanship.

Over-the-top Aussies told: ‘Bat properly’

Over-the-top Aussies told: ‘Bat properly’

Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne’s theatrical antics while batting are starting to rub some people the wrong way.

Fri 8 Jan 2021

Chappell’s shock defence of Indian ‘cheat’

Chappell’s shock defence of Indian ‘cheat’

Ian Chappell has backed Rishabh Pant’s attempt to sneak a dropped catch past the umpires in the Third Test.

India’s list of demands for Brisbane Test

India’s list of demands for Brisbane Test

The visitors have made a list of requests for the Fourth Test in Brisbane as the match hangs in the balance.

Thu 7 Jan 2021

Beers at the Test cricket in 2021

Beers at the Test cricket in 2021

In bizarre scenes, spectators donned hazmat suits and were made to wear masks on day one of the New Year’s Test.

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