A bunch of fringe first-class players has inflicted the first psychological blow of the summer against India as the tourist’s attack struggled against the Cricket Australia XI in their tour match at the SCG.
Australian captain Tim Paine is sick of all the talk. Paine wants the first Test against India starting on Thursday in Adelaide to be a full-stop on the retrospection, reviews and commentary about the Australian team and its culture.
Dale Steyn made a triumphant return to one-day international cricket ahead of the Proteas one-day series with Australia next month, starring with bat and ball as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 120 runs in the second ODI at the Mangaung Oval on Wednesday.
Cricket Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer has asked that he be judged on future actions, not past events, after the serving member of CA’s executive management team was unanimously chosen to lead the organisation into a challenging future.
Kevin Roberts has been chosen to replace James Sutherland as Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive and he is determined to mend fractured relationships in the sport following the ball-tampering scandal and last year’s pay dispute.
Economic Times By Anand Vasu If you have ever made even one run using a Gray-Nicolls bat, you should take a moment and thank Robert “Swan” Richards. If he is not the greatest bat-maker alive today, he is certainly bat-maker to the greatest. Greg Chappell, possibly the best batsman the wrong side of six feet to… Read more
He had heard firsthand from alienated cricketers in places they loathed, playing spasmodically a configuration of the game they did not enjoy, but whose riches they could not afford to turn their back on; only a Test cap would dissuade them.