Tag: Cricket Australia

Smith, Warner banned for 12 months; will miss IPL

Canberra/New Delhi: Australian skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were suspended by Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday for 12 months each and Cameron Bancroft for nine months over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. The decision by Cricket Australia came after four days of the expose. CA Chief Executive James Sutherland met the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
New Aussie coach Langer rates India tour as 'ultimate' challenge

Melbourne: Minutes after being appointed Australia coach across all formats, former Test opener Justin Langer said his team’s greatest challenge awaits in India three years from now. Langer was on Wednesday unveiled as the head coach on a four-year contract, that will see him at the helm in two Ashes Series, a World Cup and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Cricket Australia optimistic of India playing D/N Test

Melbourne: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hoped that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will agree to play a day-night Test in Adelaide when the Virat Kohli-led side tours Down Under later this year. CA released its full summer international schedule on Monday but could not confirm it will continue […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Cricket Australia applauds its team efforts in Test series

Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday congratulated its Test team for the quality performance during the recently concluded four-match Test series against India. Australia thrashed the hosts in the first Test match at Pune by 333 runs and then lost the second match in Bengaluru by 75 runs. The third match, which was played in […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Ball tampering scandal: Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test

Sydney: Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia’s third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said today as it investigates a ball-tampering scandal. There have been growing calls for Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Australia ropes in Ponting as assistant coach for World Cup

Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the appointment of three-time World Cup winner Ricky Ponting as assistant coach as the Kangaroos prepare to defend their title in the upcoming ICC World Cup in England and Wales this year. Ponting’s appointment comes a day after David Saker resigned as Australia’s fast-bowling coach with immediate effect. […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Cricket Australia announce 1st transgender policy

Melbourne: In a first, Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday announced a transgender policy for the inclusion of transgender and gender diverse people in top-level and community cricket. In a media release, CA announced that it has developed an Elite Cricket Policy and Guidelines for Community Cricket to support players electing to participate in cricket in […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
ICC still go ahead with T20 World Cup in Oct-Nov? Players not so confident

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) might be keeping its fingers crossed when it comes to answering queries on the fate of the T20 World Cup slated to be held in Australia in October-November (due to the coronavirus outbreak), but cricketers dont seem that confident when it comes to the mega event going ahead […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Cricket Australia Announces Full International Summer Schedule Including India Series

Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Thursday announced their fixtures for the summer of 2020-21. The elaborate schedule, including fixtures for men and women, consists of the much-anticipated Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia. Kevin Roberts, Cricket Australia CEO, however, has warned that the schedule will be subject to change and remains flexible depending on the constantly […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
BBL10: Cricket Australia Confirms Full Big Bash League Schedule

Melbourne: Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria have been confirmed host matches in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) in January next year “subject to the public health situation and associated impacts including border restrictions”, Cricket Australia announced on Monday. Around the country we go! #BBL10 pic.twitter.com/MjeuXbaRuR — KFC Big Bash […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
COVID-19 Impact: Cricket Australia Declares Melbourne As Standby Venue For Sydney Test

Melbourne: Cricket Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to host the third Test of the ongoing four-match series against India as per schedule at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) despite the Covid-19 outbreak on Sydney’s northern beaches. Cricket Australia on Thursday said Melbourne has been placed on standby to host the thirst Test between India and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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In A Rare Gesture, Cricket Australia Says 'Forever Grateful' To BCCI

Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA), in an open letter addressed to the Indian cricket board on Wednesday, thanked its counterpart and the Indian team after the conclusion of a successful series between the two teams. “Australian cricket will forever be grateful to the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) for their friendship, trust and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Indian Players Were Racially Abused At SCG, Confirms Cricket Australia

Melbourne: Cricket Australia on Wednesday confirmed that Indian players were subjected to racial abuse by a section of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) crowd during the third drawn Test of the recently-concluded Border Gavaskar series. The Indian team had apprised match referee David Boon of racial abuse of players — Jasprit Bumrah and Siraj — […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021