Australia urged to give up on Steve Smith as Test opener for India tour, Australia vs New Zealand, news, statistics

[ad_1] Australia has been urged to abandon the Steve Smith experiment despite coach Andrew McDonald claiming criticism of the newly-converted opener was “harsh” and “unfair”. Smith has averaged 28.50 since reinventing himself as an opener following David Warner’s Test retirement, passing 12 just twice in eight knocks since moving up the order. He managed 51 … Read more

James Anderson reveals Shubman Gill sledge that sparked Jonny Bairstow feud, fifth Test in Dharamsala

[ad_1] England superstar James Anderson has revealed he was responsible for first sledging India batter Shubman Gill in the fifth Test that led to a heated flashpoint between Gill and England’s Jonny Bairstow. Gill scored a century in the series-concluding clash in Dharamsala while trading barbs with veteran paceman Anderson. When Bairstow arrived at the … Read more

Fresh hope for Piastri podium as Red Bull chaos sparks hopes of thriller: F1 Saudi Burning Qs

[ad_1] There’s been so much going on off the circuit that there’s been hardly any time to focus on what’s happening on the track. Fortunately that decision is taken out of our hands from tonight, when the second leg of Formula 1’s season-opening Middle Eastern double-header gets underway in Saudi Arabia. The Jeddah Corniche Circuit … Read more

Gerhard Berger’s stolen Ferrari Testarossa found, F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali hints at race rotation, Valtteri Bottas, Bahrain Grand Prix

[ad_1] There are few Ferrari models as evocative as the Testarossa. Gerhard Berger might find the model triggering, however, having had his stolen from him 29 years ago while on duty as a Scuderia Ferrari driver in Imola. With organised crime thought to be behind audacious theft, few thought the car would ever be seen … Read more

Erebus confirms Todd Hazelwood to replace Brodie Kostecki for the Melbourne SuperSprint, Brodie Kostecki, Barry Ryan, Betty Klimenko

[ad_1] Todd Hazelwood has been confirmed in Brodie Kostecki’s place at Erebus for the Australian Grand Prix. Reigning Supercars champion Kostecki sat out the season-opening Bathurst 500 last month after his relationship with Erebus broke down during summer. Hazelwood, who was set to co-drive for the team at the Sandown 500 and the Bathurst 1000 … Read more

Yuki Tsunoda’s reaction to team orders benefitting Daniel Ricciardo, driver market, silly season, Red Bull Racing, Sergio Perez, athlete psychology

[ad_1] “He’s a f***ing helmet.” It took surprisingly little time for one of the most intriguing driver pairings on the grid to spectacularly blow up. Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda have their careers on the line this season. Every practice, qualifying session and race from the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship™ LIVE. New to … Read more

Baltimore Ravens defeat Houston Texans, Lamar Jackson, Ravens defence, C.J Stroud, scores, stats, news, reaction

[ad_1] Lamar Jackson has accounted for four touchdowns to help the Baltimore Ravens punch their ticket to the AFC Championship game with a 34-10 win against the Houston Texans. Jackson, who is the raging favourite to receive his second MVP award during the NFL Honors ceremony on February 8th, threw two touchdown passes and added … Read more

Day 1 analysis and Talking Points, late night rule change doesn’t work, Novak Djokovic 4-hour first round match, reaction, latest news

[ad_1] The road to hell may be paved with good intentions – but so is the road to an Australian Open finish after midnight. The Melbourne Park slam has long been famous for its late-night finishes, and Tennis Australia was keen to change that reputation heading into 2024, making several changes to the tournament schedule. … Read more