WA trying to keep Tigers at bay
WA trying to keep Tigers at bay

PERTH, Dec 10 AAP - A defiant Western Australia was trying to stop Tasmania's march towards its first outright Pura Cup win of the season at the WACA Ground today.

Di Venuto ton puts Tigers in box seat
Di Venuto ton puts Tigers in box seat

PERTH, Dec 9 AAP - Dashing Tasmanian batsman Michael Di Venuto halted a form slump with a century to put the Tigers on the brink of their first Pura Cup points of the summer.

Lee-Bichel debate set to rage again
Lee-Bichel debate set to rage again

PERTH - Australian cricket selectors might be tempted to impose tearawayBrett Lee on the fragile English batting lineup on a WACA pitch whichcould be the fastest in 20 years.

Warriors dominate opening day
Warriors dominate opening day

PERTH, Nov 14 AAP - Victorian cricket captain Shane Warne may feel he spoke a little too soon.

Blewett ton leads SA to win despite Harvey's fine hand
Blewett ton leads SA to win despite Harvey's fine hand

PERTH, Nov 6 AAP - South Australian captain Greg Blewett's unbeaten century guided the Redbacks to their opening domestic one-day win of the season against Western Australia at the WACA ground tonight.

England nearly steals unlikely victory
England nearly steals unlikely victory

PERTH, Oct 30 AAP - Young England quick Simon Jones put up his hand for a berth in the opening Ashes Test after the tourists almost won the drawn three-day match against Western Australia today.

Hussain sets up England in tour match
Hussain sets up England in tour match

PERTH, Oct 29 AAP - England captain Nasser Hussain's gritty century put the tourists in a strong position at stumps on the second day of a three-day cricket match against Western Australia.

Langer back for WA aiming to keep pressure on England
Langer back for WA aiming to keep pressure on England

PERTH, Oct 27 AAP - Already humbled by fringe state cricketers, England faces tougher opposition and the promise of more morale-sapping pressure from tomorrow.

Trescothick adds to England's injury woes
Trescothick adds to England's injury woes

PERTH, Oct 25 AAP - Clear the hospital beds in Brisbane - the England cricket team is arriving next week.

England considering calling up Tudor
England considering calling up Tudor

PERTH, Oct 23 AAP - England's gamble on injured players appears to be backfiring already with paceman Alex Tudor under consideration for a call-up to the Ashes tour squad.

Harvey demolishes England attack
Harvey demolishes England attack

PERTH, Oct 22 AAP - All-rounder Kade Harvey today demolished the England bowling attack, leading the Australian Cricket Board Chairman's XI to 7-304 off 50 overs in a one-day tour match at Lilac Hill.

Vaughan to sit out tour opener
Vaughan to sit out tour opener

PERTH, Oct 21 AAP - England's form batsman Michael Vaughan will sit out his team's tour opener, but insists his knee injury will not stop him playing in the upcoming Ashes series starting next month.

Gilchrist doesn't want boycott
Gilchrist doesn't want boycott

PERTH, Aug 14 AAP - Australian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist hopes player threats to boycott next month's Champions Trophy and next year's World Cup over a sponsorship wrangle can be quickly resolved.

Gilchrist fears for Test world championship
Gilchrist fears for Test world championship

PERTH, Aug 10 AAP - Australian Test vice captain Adam Gilchrist has expressed fears for the future of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test world championship.

Angel nearly answers WA's prayers
Angel nearly answers WA's prayers

A defiant Greg Blewett century was enough for South Australia to hold WA to a draw after Warriors paceman Jo Angel etched his name further into Australian first class record books today.

WA and SA battle for third
WA and SA battle for third

Western Australia and South Australia have little more than pride to play for in their Pura Cup match tomorrow following Tasmania's demolition job at Bellerive Oval today.

SA and WA match evenly poised
SA and WA match evenly poised

An undermanned South Australia was locked in a tight battle with WA at stumps on day two of their Pura Cup match

North gives WA upper hand
North gives WA upper hand

Marcus North's second successive century has pushed Western Australia towards a respectable first innings total in its crunch Pura Cup match against South Australia.

Wilson comeback in crunch game
Wilson comeback in crunch game

Former Test paceman Paul Wilson faces the daunting prospect of making his Pura Cup comeback in South Australia's most important four-day match in three seasons.

Goodwin recalled for crunch match
Goodwin recalled for crunch match

Former Zimbabwean Test batsman Murray Goodwin has been recalled to boost the West Australian top order for its vital Pura Cup match against South Australia starting Wednesday.