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Friday, April 03, 2020

Cricket Australia


'Pay cut a small thing, players prepared to do their bit for game's survival': Tim Paine

March 31, 2020 6:21 pm

A pay cut for the top cricketers seems to be on the cards with Cricket Australia delaying annual contracts for both the men's and women's national teams.

Australia far from perfect, look to ‘Ice Woman’ Meg Lanning

March 08, 2020 2:00 am

Fighting a spate of injury concerns throughout the tournament, Australia will be without their talismanic all-rounder Ellyse Perry in the final but will have Sophie Molineux and Megan Schutt to bank on.

Forgotten Australian opener Matt Renshaw to take break from game

February 13, 2020 12:38 pm

Dropped ahead of the 2017-18 home Ashes against England, Matt Renshaw appeared set to reclaim his spot after openers David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were suspended for ball-tampering in South Africa the following year.

Australia presented with ICC Women's Championship trophy for 3-year-long dominance

February 08, 2020 1:35 pm

Captain Meg Lanning received the trophy from ICC Women's Cricket Manager, Holly Colvin after the T20I series match between Australia and India in Melbourne.

Bushfire Bash shifted out of Sydney to Melbourne, Shane Warne opts out

February 06, 2020 4:42 pm

The Bushfire Bash has been shifted from the SCG because of forecast of torrential rain and will now be played in Melbourne on Sunday.

India will find Australia a different proposition next year, says Tim Paine

January 06, 2020 5:12 pm

India last visited in the 2018-19 season and, with Steve Smith and David Warner suspended after the ball-tampering scandal, earned their first series triumph on Australia soil.

Fewer the better: England cricket board joins Australia counterpart in four-day Test drive

January 01, 2020 10:14 am

With an increasing number of Tests ending prematurely, the administrators are keen to free up more space in the schedules for lucrative shorter form matches.

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni named captains of Test, ODI team of the decade by Aussie website

December 24, 2019 11:31 am

It is not a surprise that Kohli finds himself in both the Test and ODI teams. The 31-year-old has arguably been the best batsman over the last decade. He has already amassed 70 international hundreds and is only behind Ricky Ponting (71) and Sachin Tendulkar (100).

Air quality to be monitored ahead of Australia's Tests against New Zealand

December 23, 2019 12:17 pm

The second Test of the three-match series between Australia and New Zealand starts in Melbourne on Thursday, with the final match scheduled to start in Sydney on January 3.

Justin Langer defends Steve Smith after Ian Chappell’s claim of 'white-anting'

December 11, 2019 3:12 pm

After Ian Chappell accused Steve Smith of "white-anting" his captain Tim Paine in the Adelaide Test against Pakistan, Australian head coach Justin Langer has hit back by calling the comments "strange".