Cricket

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

premium_icon Former Ashes foe a shock contender for top Aussie job

Influential figures in Australian cricket have sounded out former England captain Andrew Strauss in the belief he should be the next CEO at Cricket Australia.

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Coach gone in $40m cricket wipe out

Aussie cricket coach Justin Langer has lost one of his top lieutenants as Cricket Australia dropped a $40 million budget bomb.

40 jobs axed on another dark day for Australian cricket

premium_icon 40 jobs axed on another dark day for Australian cricket

CA chairman says mass job losses unavoidable, insisting cricket has not been immune from the financial impacts of COVID-19.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia confirms CEO has walked

Cricket Australia has confirmed a new top official after out-of-favour chief executive Kevin Roberts pulled the trigger on his resignation

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Cricket mourns star’s sudden death

Shane Watson and David Warner have led the tributes to a Bollywood actor best-known for his portrayal of Indian star MS Dhoni.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

premium_icon Game over: Axe falls on Cricket Australia boss

Undersiege Cricket Australia boss Kevin Roberts is expected to be out of a job in the coming days following his mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis.

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

Taylor’s dire warning for cricket purists

The ICC announced a series of newly-introduced regulations this week, but former Australian captain Mark Taylor was sceptical.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

The art of winning away: 10 classic Aussie Test victories

premium_icon The art of winning away: 10 classic Aussie Test victories

Winning on the road in any sport is tough and in cricket the odds are stacked even more heavily against the visitors. Here are 10 of Australia’s best away wins.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

COVID subs allowed, saliva banned as ICC rewrites rules

Teams will be allowed to sub anyone suffering COVID-19 symptoms when Test matches resume while swing bowlers had their fears over spit and polish confirmed.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

NO SPITBALLING: Cricketers welcome unusual rule change

premium_icon NO SPITBALLING: Cricketers welcome unusual rule change

Clarence bowlologist says the effects of COVID-19 won’t change his bowling prowess

Tue 9 Jun 2020

Reborn Test star excited for titanic showdown

premium_icon Reborn Test star excited for titanic showdown

Matthew Wade has taken part in two previous Test series against the powerful Indians. But this summer will be the first in his own backyard.

LOCAL SPORT: Get your Active Clubs Kickstart entries in

premium_icon LOCAL SPORT: Get your Active Clubs Kickstart entries in

The Qld Govt is offering $2,000 to sports organisations to make it easier to get back on the fields and courts post-pandemic.

Mon 8 Jun 2020

Michael Clarke’s AO honour called out

Michael Clarke’s AO honour called out

The elevation of the former Test captain above female cricketer Lyn Larsen on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List has been questioned.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Loose Gannon to head out west

premium_icon Loose Gannon to head out west

Cameron Gannon, the Sheffield Shield’s leading wicket-taker last season, will take his late career form from Queensland to Western Australia.

Pay dispute pushes Australian cricket to brink of civil war

premium_icon Pay dispute pushes Australian cricket to brink of civil war

In scenes reminiscent of 2017’s ugly pay dispute, Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers Association are in conflict over the state of the game’s finances.

Windies holdouts give Aussies plenty of food for thought

premium_icon Windies holdouts give Aussies plenty of food for thought

Three West Indies players pulled the plug on their participation in next month’s Test series in England.

Wed 3 Jun 2020

New details: Warne biopic gets movie backing

premium_icon New details: Warne biopic gets movie backing

First there was a movie, and now Screen Australia has confirmed they’ve backed a documentary film about “controversial sports star” Shane Warne.

Fri 29 May 2020

Australia asks for T20 World Cup to be postponed

premium_icon Australia asks for T20 World Cup to be postponed

It’s 2021 or bust! With Cricket Australia seeking a delay to this year’s T20 World Cup, they don’t want the hosting rights to be shifted back to 2022.

Wed 27 May 2020

Gabba to kick off Indian summer

premium_icon Gabba to kick off Indian summer

The Gabba has been awarded opening honours for India’s visit.

Drastic threat amid cricket’s cost-cutting

Drastic threat amid cricket’s cost-cutting

There are grave concerns about the future of community and grassroots cricket in Australia after more than 300 staff members were stood down across the country.

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