Cricket News

Cricket chief quits over SandpaperGate backlash

Cricket chief quits over SandpaperGate backlash

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever has quit in the wake of the report into the SandpaperGate scandal in South Africa earlier this year. 1 Nov 2018
Independent review sledges Cricket Australia

Independent review sledges Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia has been branded "arrogant and controlling" by the independent review set up in the wake of Sandpapergate in South Africa last March. 29 Oct 2018
Cricket rakes in the cash

Cricket rakes in the cash

Cricket Australia has turned around a $50m loss into an $8m profit in just one year, partly thanks to the new $1.1 billion six year TV deal with Fox Sports. 25 Oct 2018
Cyclist Dr Bridie O'Donnell advocates for sports women everywhere

Cyclist Dr Bridie O'Donnell advocates for sports women everywhere

Former Australian time-trial champion and women’s sport advocate Dr Bridie O’Donnell says even though headway has been made, there’s still a long way to go before sports women have equity in Australia. 18 Oct 2018
Aussies hold on for heroic Dubai Test draw

Aussies hold on for heroic Dubai Test draw

Usman Khawaja produced the second longest fourth innings in Test history to guide Australia to a sensational draw against Pakistan in Dubai. 12 Oct 2018
Australia faces final day battle to avoid defeat

Australia faces final day battle to avoid defeat

Australia face an uphill battle on the last day of the Dubai Test to try and salvage something from the game. They were set 462 runs to win after Pakistan declared at 6-181 and, at stumps were 3-136 with Usman Khawaja on 50 and Travis Head 34. 11 Oct 2018
Pakistan v Australia: Asif tears through Aussie batting lineup

Pakistan v Australia: Asif tears through Aussie batting lineup

Australia’s woes in Asia continued on the third day of the Dubai Test as they lost all of their first innings wickets while adding only 60 runs after an opening partnership of 142. They were bowled out for 202 and trailed by 325 runs at stumps with Pakistan 3-45 in their second innings. 10 Oct 2018
Pakistan v Australia: Sohail and Siddle star on day two

Pakistan v Australia: Sohail and Siddle star on day two

After an opening partnership of 205, Pakistan were dismissed for 482 on the second day of the Dubai Test with Australia finishing on 30 without loss as they saw out the last 13 overs of the day. 9 Oct 2018
Pakistan v Australia: Tourists stage late fightback

Pakistan v Australia: Tourists stage late fightback

Despite a fight back by Australia in the final session, Pakistan finished the day in a commanding position at 3-255. An opening partnership of 205 laid the foundation as Mohammad Hafeez made 126 and Imam-ul-Haq 76. 8 Oct 2018
T20 squad named to face Pakistan

T20 squad named to face Pakistan

Aaron Finch has been unveiled as Australia’s T20 captain for the upcoming series against Pakistan in the UAE. 5 Oct 2018
More pay for BBL players

More pay for BBL players

The Big Bash League today confirmed an increased salary cap for all clubs as part of the expansion of the league to a full home and away season from BBL|08 onwards. 5 Oct 2018
Cricket Australia name new CEO

Cricket Australia name new CEO

Cricket Australia has looked internally to appoint Kevin Roberts as the next Cricket Australia CEO, the sport announced today. 3 Oct 2018
Australia clinch the series with a commanding victory

Australia clinch the series with a commanding victory

Australia have wrapped up the T20 series against New Zealand with a comfortable six wicket win at Allan Border Field. 2 Oct 2018
More girls continue to take up cricket

More girls continue to take up cricket

New information released by the National Cricket Census and Commonwealth Bank shows that more girls are joining cricket teams than boys. 29 Sep 2018
Australia vs New Zealand T20 Series Preview

Australia vs New Zealand T20 Series Preview

Australia’s road to the World T20 begins on Saturday night, with a blockbuster match-up against New Zealand. 28 Sep 2018
Breaking Down Barriers with Social Sixes

Breaking Down Barriers with Social Sixes

In an era where we’re pressed for time but also where there’s an increased focus on participation and activity such as the This Girl Can and Move it Aus campaigns, Social Sixes has landed to get more women involved in playing the game. 27 Sep 2018
Australia Test team regroups after scandal

Australia Test team regroups after scandal

Australia has revamped its leadership group in the wake of the Sandpapergate scandal that saw Steve Smith and David Warner suspended. 27 Sep 2018
Emma Kearney: 'I'd hope for a washout because I was under so much pressure...'

Emma Kearney: 'I'd hope for a washout because I was under so much pressure...'

Emma Kearney has opened up about the tremendous strain that she was under while playing both football and cricket. 12 Sep 2018
Spinner star out as Aussies named to face Kiwis

Spinner star out as Aussies named to face Kiwis

The 13 Australian players to take on New Zealand in the three-match T20 Series were revealed this morning. 12 Sep 2018
Five new faces in Australia Test squad

Five new faces in Australia Test squad

Australia's Test cricket squad has been overhauled with a string of debutants in the wake of Sandpapergate which saw skipper Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft suspended, 11 Sep 2018
Women flock to cricket as player numbers surge

Women flock to cricket as player numbers surge

Women are flocking to cricket as the sport enjoys a renewed surge of popularity on the back of Big Bash League success. 6 Sep 2018