In a startling revelation, a former Cricket Australia employee on Monday alleged she was sacked because she campaigned for improved abortion rights and criticised the state government on social media.
In a video footage, Australia batsman Peter Handscomb was shown to have relayed a message from coach Darren Lehmann to Cameron Bancroft during the ball tampering scandal.
Former Australia batsman Steve Waugh had previously been assisted by former head coach Darren Lehmann in selecting the Twenty20 team.
Cameron Bancroft, who was banned for nine months for his role in a ball-tampering scandal in the test series against South Africa in March, has been playing in Darwin’s Strike League.
Since his return, banned Australia cricketer David Warner has scored 2 runs in 2 innings and has faced just 8 balls.
Former Australia captain Steve Smith and former vice-captain David Warner were banned for a year, while Cameron Bancroft was banned for nine months after the ball-tampering controversy.
Australia are expecting a hard time in the away tour to England in the aftermath of the ball tampering controversy.
Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said he would step down as chief executive next year but denied the ball-tampering scandal had played a part in the decision.
The Australia A’s tour to India is being seen as a preparatory step for Australia’s two-Test tour to Pakistan.
Justin Langer, who replaced Darren Lehmann after the former coach quit following the scandal, had previously said the team would need to earn back the respect of the cricketing world.
The West Australian company will become the men’s national team’s shirt sponsor across all three formats for home matches.
India’s refusal to play a day-night Test in Adelaide is selfish and hinders efforts to reinvigorate Test cricket, Australia’s former batsman Mark Waugh said.
Cricket Australia’s confirmation on the format came a day after BCCI wrote to CA CEO James Sutherland rejecting the proposal to hold a pink-ball Test.
Justin Langer was appointed as the new head coach of Australia with the 105-Test veteran holding the post for four years, beginning May 22.
The player review, to be overseen by former Test opener Rick McCosker, would also include fast bowler Pat Cummins and Darren Lehmann’s replacement as coach of the men’s team.