‘What a day!’ Kyly Clarke treats her sweet four-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee to a day at Taronga Zoo

‘She loves his work ethic and thinks he’s so smart and funny,’ a source claimed. ‘And their chemistry is undeniable. It’s certainly turning a lot of heads.’

7-year-old Archie Schiller becomes Australia co-captain ahead of Boxing Day Test

“The other day he came home and said ‘I couldn’t find my friends and didn’t have the energy to run after them, so I just sat and read a book’. To me that was heartbreaking, even though it was a really responsible, grown-up decision to make,” she added. Paine said the decision to make Archie […]

India’s oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji no more

“I am deeply saddened by the news of the demise of Shri Vasant Raiji. I had the good fortune of meeting him on his 100th birthday where he shared his memories about our rich cricketing history through his eyes,” Patil said.

Aakash Chopra says he faced racism while playing league cricket in England

He recalled the infamous incident when Australian Andrew Symonds was subjected to monkey chants while fielding in India. “In fact, when Andrew Symonds came to India, so many Monkey chants started filling up the Wankhede Stadium. That is when people were told that your entry will be banned,” Chopra said.

Why Indian cricket must thank Vasant Raiji

“Raiji had 57 volumes of Indian Cricket. Indian Cricket was a cricket yearbook published by The Hindu from 1946-1947 to 2004. There was no 2003 issue and so there are 57 editions in all. During most of its run it was the principal annual of its kind in India. Raiji had all these volumes.”

Kyle Edmund profile: The Liverpool-loving petrolhead star of British tennis bidding for Australian Open 2018 glory

“It’s an unbelievable weapon,” said three-time Aussie champion Mats Wilander. “It’s as good as anyone’s. Actually I would say it’s the best forehand in the game. In terms of hitting winners off a sitting duck in the middle of the court there is no one even close.”

More than the average bear: Peter Handscomb’s meditative approach to cricket and life

He may have been short of runs of late, but armed with this perspective he has never lost faith in his ability. “I believe I will be back and playing for Australia,” he says. “I honestly think I’ll get the runs to get back into the team doing what I do. My game has changed […]

Kangaroos, desis and cricket in New York

And as one icon was bowing out, at least one Australian was reminiscing of another. Wilford remembered his claim to fame at the age of 13: shaking hands with Bishan Singh Bedi in Wayla, in Australia, where Bedi was apparently playing a match. “I didn’t understand a word of what he was saying, but it […]

The forgotten ‘Australian-Lancastrian’ who ranks among the greats

“As well as being of his time he was far ahead of it in his determination to seek the highest wages he could, even if that meant ending his Test career. His precise place among the best cricketers of his day was determined by the willingness of a Lancashire League to pay him a great […]

Hold on tight! Pip Edwards clutches on to her cricketer boyfriend Michael Clarke as they go jet skiing together during romantic holiday in Noosa

New romance: Michael and Pip began dating shortly after the former batsman’s split from model Kyly Clarke (née Boldy) in late 2019, after seven years of marriage