Search
The home of Baggygreen.com.au
Windies fielder takes a boundary beautyWindies fielder takes a boundary beauty Bumbling cricketers blow wicket chanceBumbling cricketers blow wicket chance Keeper pulls off amazing double saveKeeper pulls off amazing double save
advertisement
Most popular articles
$10,000 up for grabsSign-up for NRL, AFL
and Rugby tipping
MMA double header: Invicta FC 11 and Bellator - British Invasion live blogMMA double header: Invicta FC 11 and Bellator - British Invasion live blogIn his first official statement since testing positive to steroids yesterday, UFC superstar Anderson Silva plans to fight the 'allegations' against him. Rousey vs. Zingano title fight official following UFC 184 weigh insRousey vs. Zingano title fight official following UFC 184 weigh insWhen former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for anabolic steroids today, his entire legacy as a prize fighter was called into question. 51 year old Shamrock books clash with YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice. No, seriously..51 year old Shamrock books clash with YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice. No, seriously..Anderson Silva's doctor has said that the former UFC champion denies taking performance enhancing drugs, and wants to be tested again. UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano - preview and staff predictionsUFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano - preview and staff predictionsBusted for PEDS today, you won't believe what former UFC champ Anderson Silva told Jon Jones (who recently tested positive to cocaine) at UFC 183. Aussie Richy Walsh intent on 'damaging' former male-model Jouban at UFC 184 Aussie Richy Walsh intent on 'damaging' former male-model Jouban at UFC 184 The MMA world is in shock after UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both tested positive to banned substances. Fighter reactions here. Is UFC champion Ronda Rousey MMA's Mike Tyson? Is UFC champion Ronda Rousey MMA's Mike Tyson? Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have failed drug tests following UFC 184. Silva tested positive for an anabolic steroid, while Diaz tested for marijuana.
Wide World of Sports TV partners
AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.
Pomersbach ponders more one-day heroics
Laine Clark
18:59 AEST Fri Feb 1 2013

In contrast to his 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL) exit, Luke Pomersbach can set the stage for a triumphant - and lucrative - return to the premier Twenty20 tournament with more batting heroics at the Gabba on Saturday.

In the absence of Australian call-up Usman Khawaja, Pomersbach looms as the key for Queensland in their one-day clash with his former team Western Australia as they look to stay in the finals mix.

The third-placed Bulls are on 15 points with two regular-season games left before the February 27 decider - four behind leaders Victoria and trailing No.2 outfit South Australia - who have a game in hand - by three.

All eyes are on Pomersbach in just his second one-dayer for Queensland as he looks to pick up where he left off from the Big Bash League where he thumped 397 runs to help the Brisbane Heat claim the title.

And the stage is set for the big-hitting left-hander to add another chapter to his stirring comeback tale.

Another match-winning knock will all but ensure his $50,000 reserve price in Sunday's IPL auction will skyrocket - especially after Queensland and Heat coach Darren Lehmann on Friday was given the all clear to coach Kings XI Punjab in the 2013 IPL.

It is a scenario that would have been almost inconceivable when Pomersbach ended his last IPL stint for Royal Challengers Bangalore last year in less than illustrious circumstances.

The WA-bred dasher's career was at a crossroads after he was arrested for assault in India, however, he was cleared when charges were withdrawn.

It came after being dumped by the Warriors for alcohol-related discipline breaches.

However, Pomersbach has not looked back since being thrown a lifeline by Queensland in mid-2012.

He is among seven Queenslanders who have put their name forward for the IPL auction on Sunday.

But their main priority will be keeping the Bulls' finals chances alive - a task that will be made much easier with victory over Pomersbach's former side the Warriors this weekend.

Queensland can sneak into the tournament decider with one win from their final two games, but will definitely contest the final if they down WA and are victorious in their last game on February 16 against Victoria.

Players are keeping their fingers crossed there will be no repeat of the wet weather that washed out last weekend's Gabba one-dayer against Tasmania without a ball being bowled.

Greg Moller has been called in to replace Khawaja at the Bulls who will take on a strong WA outfit boasting the likes of Shaun Marsh, Adam Voges and Mike Hussey and buzzing from their bonus-point 111-run win over NSW on Wednesday night.