From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
NSW all-rounder Moises Henriques must be in contention for an international recall as Australia battle with injuries ahead of flying to the Caribbean this month for a limited overs tour.
The news that Pakistan and Sri Lanka are both prepared to use a combined points system to determine the results of their upcoming tours against England is an exciting development for fans of cricket.
When Nottinghamshire reached the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup – English domestic cricket’s 50-over competition – the other year, admission to the game was £10 for adults.
Steve Smith may well become a good T20 player one day. But right now he is ordinary and his recent promotion to captain of the Australian T20 team at the expense of Aaron Finch was a major mistake.
Promising batsman Jason Sangha has become the youngest ever cricketer to be awarded a rookie contract with New South Wales.
With both the AFL and NRL re-examining the debate about what should be done in games where the scores finish level, the natural question arises as to how Test cricket should resolve ties.
Cricket Australia has responded to dwindling Test and one-day international crowd figures by lowering ticket prices for the 2016/17 summer.
Former Australian Test cricketer Jason Gillespie says he hasn’t spoken with Australian authorities despite being linked to a coaching role with the national side.
I watched plenty of the game, I read a fair bit about it in the aftermath and I spoke to a few people who were there.
South Africa are reportedly refusing to play a day-night Test in Adelaide next Australian summer.
Four, count ’em four, teams will tour Australia this summer of cricket, with Test series to be played against South Africa and Pakistan, and ODI series against New Zealand and Pakistan, and a Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka all to take place on Australian soil.
It has been confirmed on Wednesday Morning that Canberra’s Manuka Oval will become the tenth ground in Australia to host Test cricket, with a match against the touring Sri Lanka side booked in for the ground.
No, this headline is not a joke. Port Adelaide Enfield Council is considering a ban on the use of cricket balls on public parks and in public cricket nets for all those not playing an official game.
Next summer’s Adelaide’s pink-ball Test is under threat with South Africa refusing to play the day-night fixture.
Earlier this week, Mitchell Starc finally noticed that Alyssa Healy was a keeper and married her.
It has been referenced before but it still sits as the ideal starting point for what is about to follow.
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MS Dhoni is the captain of the Pune SuperGiants. Their four best foreign stars Kevin Pietersen, Faf Du Plessis, Mitchell Marsh and Steve Smith will not be playing the IPL any more this season due to injury.
In what is a tried and true law of the gentleman’s game… rubbish gets wickets.
Often I wonder which cricketer has tormented the Australians the most.
Though the ninth version of the IPL haven’t hit the expected gear so far, as most of the stands were found empty during the matches but we have seen some best individual brilliance.
Currently the Big Bash has eight teams. Each team plays each other team once, plus an additional match against their rival team.
They were tired and hungry, but what the men and horses needed most of all was water. The long overnight ride by the Australian Light Horse through the deserts of Palestine had taken them even further away from their supply lines.
There are celebrity kids out there called Apple, Blanket, Pilot Inspektor, Audio Science, Princess Tiaamii (not an actual princess), Zuma Nesta Rock and Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen.
I’ve had it. I’m sick of flat pitches being Test cricket’s staple diet in Australia.
While many lament the increased focus on domestic T20 competitions and decreased ‘playing windows’ as the reason that international cricket is losing some of its lustre, one need only examine the upcoming fixtures for the 2016-17 Australian summer to find exactly why cricket is in trouble.
Ever wondered who the mute people working in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are? The media managers.
Last year’s day-night Test between Australia and New Zealand was brilliant, a rare shining light in an otherwise dull summer of cricket.
Thank you to the newest, and unwitting, servants of cricket. I have never met them. They are not paid large sums of money to do what is in cricket’s best interest.
Sri Lanka have adopted a panicked approach to resurrecting the country’s flagging fortunes after a disastrous defence at the recently concluded World T20 tournament in India.
The Mumbai High Court recently delivered a historic verdict, ruling that all IPL games in May scheduled in Maharashtra are to be shifted out-of-state.
Craig McDermott, Chris Cairns, Adam Hollioake, Wally Hammond, Brian Statham and Tony Lock.
Harsha Bhogle is being missed. Well, that’s what tweeting followers and the man himself would have us believe.