When cricket umpire wore helmet in a match!
When cricket umpire wore helmet in a match!

Umpire said he been contemplating wearing head protection for some time now.

Mitchell Johnson opts out of Big Bash League
Mitchell Johnson opts out of Big Bash League

Besides Johnson, Perth are set to miss the services Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh and Nathan Coulter-Nile who are part of Australia's Test squad to play West Indies.

Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction
Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction

Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg thrived on his skills once again as he showed age is nothing in sport. On Monday the veteran expressed his happiness after being bought by defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders during the eighth Indian Premier League auction.

Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann
Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann believes former Test cricketer Justin Langer is the right person to succeed him, considering the success he has already achieved in Western Australia.

Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match
Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques was Friday handed a one-match suspension after being penalised for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's KFC T20 Big Bash League (BBL) final against Perth Scorchers.

Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final
Brett Lee denied fairytale hat-trick in Big Bash final

Brett Lee was denied a last-ball hat-trick and a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers scrambled a single off the fast bowler to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles in Canberra on Wednesday.

4th Test: Surprised to be called for Test duty against India, says Ashton Agar
4th Test: Surprised to be called for Test duty against India, says Ashton Agar

 Never doubtful of his ability to be in the Test squad but Australian left-arm spinner Ashton Agar was nonetheless surprised at being call into the squad for the fourth and final cricket Test against India starting here on January 6.

Scorchers beat Lions, pave way for CSK to enter CLT20 semis
Scorchers beat Lions, pave way for CSK to enter CLT20 semis

 Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh not just stopped Lahore Lions from making it to the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 with a three-wicket win in their last group match here today but also paved the way for Chennai Super Kings' entry into the last-four stage.

CLT20 2014: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions - As it happened...
CLT20 2014: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions - As it happened...

In a crucial match, Lahore Lions take on Perth Scorchers in the 19th match of the Champions League Twenty20 being played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test
CLT20: Lahore Lions aim to race past CSK as they face Perth Scorchers test

After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go a for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Oppo Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday.

We needed to assess the pitch, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
We needed to assess the pitch, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

 

Bangalore: After their 13-run win over Perth Scorchers in the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Saturday, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his team will need to adapt and assess the conditions better in the coming games.

CLT20: All-round CSK prevail over Perth Scorchers by 13 runs
CLT20: All-round CSK prevail over Perth Scorchers by 13 runs

A disciplined Chennai Super Kings on Saturday produced an all-round effort to defeat Perth Scorchers by 13 runs and brighten their hopes of earning a semifinal berth in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here.

Lahore Lions outplay Dolphins to stay alive in CLT20
Lahore Lions outplay Dolphins to stay alive in CLT20

Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive, here on Saturday.

'CLT20 great platform to earn a place in international team'
'CLT20 great platform to earn a place in international team'

Perth Scorchers' Jason Behrendorff said the Champions League Twenty20 is a great platform to earn a place in the Australia national cricket team.

CLT20 2014: Chennai Super Kings vs Perth Scorchers - Preview
CLT20 2014: Chennai Super Kings vs Perth Scorchers - Preview

Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled against Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers on Saturday to book their last-four spot.

Suryakumar Yadav has got great future: Gautam Gambhir
Suryakumar Yadav has got great future: Gautam Gambhir

Proud of his side's record 12th straight win, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir praised the team spirit and predicted a great future for Suryakumar Yadav, who helped the IPL champions book their semi-final spot in the Oppo Champions League T20, here on Wednesday.

CLT20 104: Brad Hogg wants Perth Scorchers to pull off some upsets
CLT20 104: Brad Hogg wants Perth Scorchers to pull off some upsets

Observing that the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20 tournament would be a great learning experience for the Perth Scorchers, senior player Brad Hogg on Tuesday said his team is hoping to put its best foot forward and pull off some upsets in the event.

CLT20 2014: KKR vs Perth Scorchers - Preview
CLT20 2014: KKR vs Perth Scorchers - Preview

Having won 11 matches on a trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to keep their juggernaut rolling as they meet Perth Scorchers in their third group league match of the Oppo Champions League T20 here on Wednesday.

Narine's mystery remains unsolved as KKR register 11th consecutive win
Narine's mystery remains unsolved as KKR register 11th consecutive win

Over the years, we have seen the best of spinners being decoded by teams, players with the help of advanced technology. Sunil Narine is not new to international cricket. But even today, he is respected all across the world by batsmen who look for an opportunity to get off-strike when the West Indian is bowling.

Lucky we ended up on the winning side: Mitchell Marsh
Lucky we ended up on the winning side: Mitchell Marsh

Having pulled off an improbable win by hitting two successive sixes off the last two deliveries, Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh today said that his team was lucky to be on the winning side as they defeated Dolphins in a league encounter of Champions League Twenty20 here.