Stuart Macgill


Piers Morgan blasted by Matt Prior as Kevin Pietersen fallout continues

The Tonk

Andrew Wu Matt Prior has launched a savage attack on Piers Morgan after the talk show host accused the England wicketkeeper of undermining former coach Andy Flower during the Ashes.

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Monty Panesar calf strain opens door for Scott Borthwick's baptism of fire in Sydney Test

In the frame: Scott Borthwick.

Andrew Wu England set to call up 23-year-old Durham leg-spinner as it looks to avoid a 5-0 whitewash.


Nathan Lyon tipped to become Australia's best ever off-spinner

Nathan Lyon

David Polkinghorne Nathan Lyon is tracking to become Australia's greatest wicket-taking off-spinner, former Test all-rounder Greg Matthews claiming he has the potential to reach 400.

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MacGill condemns treatment of Lyon

Nathan Lyon

Chloe Saltau Australian spin mentor Stuart MacGill has implored selectors not to abandon Nathan Lyon.


Ashes 2013: England vulnerable, says Australian legends

Geoff Lawson

Adrian Proszenko England may be hot favourites to win their fourth straight Ashes series but a panel of former Australian cricketers believes they are vulnerable and ready for the taking.

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Cricket experts answer the burning Ashes questions

Ashes 2014

Who will win the Ashes and what will be the score?

Ashes and a summer of cricket: experts agree a scorcher lies ahead


The experts - Damien Fleming, Ian Healy, Brendon Julian and Stuart MacGill - have spoken. Read through their views on all you need to know about the Ashes and another crucial summer of cricket.

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Ashes 2013: Australia's mind games smack of desperation

Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan In a dressing room I was always worried and wary of the quiet ones: they were the assassins.

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David Hussey will fight to earn a recall to Victoria's Sheffield Shield cricket side

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau To say David Hussey saw his axing from Victoria's Sheffield Shield team coming is an understatement.


The Ashes: Nathan Lyon has grounds to believe Australia could be on a roll

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 22:  Nathan Lyon of Australia celebrates dismissing Ian Bell of England during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Three years after he was part of the Adelaide Oval ground crew branded as "pathetic" by Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Lyon returns to his new-look spiritual home certain he can do what he and Australia's...

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Great recent Adelaide Test matches

Adelaide Oval.

Matt Murnane The city of churches often produces big innings, massive turnarounds and thrillers which are decided in the final hour.


Allan Border, Dean Jones in Canberra for MS

Allan Border

Cricket Super Star

Lee Gaskin A host of Australian cricketing greats will be in Canberra for two days raising awareness for multiple sclerosis.

Rodney Cavalier confident SCG's new grandstand will be finished in time for fifth Ashes Test

Tom Decent The SCG Trust is confident the new stand at the ground will be ready for the New Year Test, which starts on January 3.

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Past an inspiration for MacGill


Greg Baum Stuart MacGill is a history buff: he can easily identify cricketers from previous generations.


Time for action on unfair bowling

Dubious: South African Johan Botha has twice been reported for a suspect bowling action.

Ashley Mallett Cricket Australia has a chance to show the ICC that it will not tolerate unfairness.


Lyon relishes chance to work with MacGill

Nathan Lyon.

Chloe Saltau Nathan Lyon says his decision to move from South Australia to NSW is more about family than cricket, but he will relish the chance to work more closely with captain Michael Clarke and new spin mentor...

MacGill, Mallett put fresh spin on CA coaching ranks

Stuart MacGill

Chloe Saltau Stuart MacGill was bamboozled by so many coaches during his career that he has become one. Ashley Mallett was so critical of Cricket Australia's spin program that he has been invited to join it.


MacGill, Mallett to spin Australia in a new direction

Stuart MacGill.

Chloe Saltau Stuart MacGill was bamboozled by so many coaches during his career that he has become one. Ashley Mallett was so critical of Cricket Australia's spin program that he has been invited to join it.

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Ahmed still in a spin as amazing journey continues in England

Fawad Ahmed

Chloe Saltau ''It's going to be the journey of my life,'' said Fawad Ahmed as he prepared to join the Australia A tour of England.


England know nothing of bowler Ahmed: Cook

Alastair Cook admits England know nothing about legspinner Fawad Ahmed, who is looming as a likely inclusion to Australia's Ashes squad.