Cricket icon’s ‘roommate from hell’

Former Australian cricketer Kerry O’Keeffe has revealed legendary batsman Doug Walters was the worst player he shared a room with on tour, labelling him a “roommate from hell”. O’Keeffe and Walters represented Australia during the revolutionary World Series Cricket tournament in the 1970s. The pair collectively played 98 Tests and 30 ODIs for Australia. The duo even competed alongside each […]

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Relief for cricket-starved fans as beloved YouTube channel bats on

A threat from the International Cricket Council to terminate a YouTube cricket channel containing a trove of rare footage, unless the Australian fan behind it removed the content, has been downplayed after fears the collection would disappear into the ether. Cricket tragics were told to effectively start panic-downloading on Thursday morning after an alarming post on social media by self-confessed […]

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JL: Only ‘one or two’ Aussie World Cup spots are up for grabs

Australia’s selectors are already well advanced in Twenty20 World Cup planning, with Justin Langer insisting the potential absence of the Indian Premier League won’t affect their push for a breakthrough win. The IPL has already been delayed until April 15 and cancellation or further postponement seemingly inevitable given India is in lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pat Cummins, sold […]

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Warnie’s insane isolation bunker

A noise-activated mirror ball, bar stocked to the rafters and a golf simulator. Then there’s the nightclub, cinema and wine cellar. Aussie cricket icon Shane Warne is doing isolation in style. Warnie doesn’t have to leave his home to play a round of golf.Source:Supplied The spin king took Fox Footy on a tour of his luxurious Melbourne home, where he […]

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Glenn Maxwell details his mental health demons

A mentally exhausted Glenn Maxwell wanted his arm to be broken during Australia's World Cup campaign last year so he could have a break from international cricket. He didn't realise it at the time but the star all-rounder was battling mild depression and anxiety. Falling into a dark place would eventually lead to Maxwell stepping away from the game last […]

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