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Newlands fallout has improved behaviour in Australian cricket - Tim Paine
4/1/2020 3:20:55 AM
Australia's Test captain says the incidents involving Pattinson and Stoinis last summer were exceptions proving the new rule

Australia stars prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine
3/31/2020 10:33:00 AM
On Australia's tour of Bangladesh, he says 'you don't have to be Einstein to realise it's probably unlikely to go ahead'

Cricket Australia contracts delayed by coronavirus planning
3/30/2020 6:57:32 AM
Contingency planning to prepare for the possibility of a severely affected home summer also affecting state and BBL contracts

Coronavirus newsfile: Yuvraj and Harbhajan back the Afridi foundation
4/1/2020 6:08:31 PM
A round-up of how the cricket community is reacting to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) threat

Moises Henriques and Nic Maddinson named joint Sheffield Shield players of the season
3/27/2020 10:39:38 AM
Henriques was the second-highest run-getter for his side, while Maddinson was the tournament's top run-getter

Coronavirus: Adelaide Strikers chief among 23 SACA job losses
3/27/2020 3:48:24 AM
"We'll plan for next year's cricket season with the hope that we can all return to normality as soon as possible," the SACA president said

'Have to keep an eye' on players and staff living alone - Justin Langer
3/26/2020 7:13:08 AM
Those living alone during long periods of isolation will have their mental health closely watched by CA

Expectation is that CA as a business can absorb this - Matthew Mott
3/24/2020 8:49:29 AM
Women's team coach says timing of coronavirus pandemic has minimised Cricket Australia's financial impact

How Ellyse Perry's words turned around Australia Women's T20 World Cup campaign
3/23/2020 8:10:10 AM
After a faltering start against India and Sri Lanka, a honest meeting reminded Australia of how they wanted to play

David Warner opts out of the Hundred citing 'family and personal reasons'
3/20/2020 12:23:50 PM
Marcus Stoinis is understood to have been lined up as a replacement at Southern Brave

Matthew Wade pulls out of Somerset stint due to knee injury
3/18/2020 2:05:53 PM
Wicketkeeper/batsman had been due to play seven County Championship fixtures

Cricket Australia guards cash and venues ahead of coronavirus winter
3/17/2020 4:52:22 AM
Kevin Roberts said major venues locked in for the T20 World Cup would not be released for other sports if season were extended

Australia's season: Flying in Tests and T20Is, but ODIs uncertain
3/16/2020 5:57:39 AM
They swept all before them at home but found one-day cricket on the road much tougher

Sheffield Shield cancelled as Australia attempts to combat coronavirus
3/15/2020 7:43:45 AM
Nine out of ten rounds had been completed, with New South Wales the comfortable leaders

Australia v New Zealand cancelled with travel restrictions in place
3/14/2020 8:23:26 AM
The T20I series in New Zealand later this month has also been called off due to the coronavirus threat

Finch, Sodhi reflect on 'unique' experience of ODI in an empty stadium
3/13/2020 1:49:42 PM
"Every time you tried to speak it echoed around the ground. Showed you how empty it was" - Sodhi

MCG World Cup crowd 'right thing to do' - Kevin Roberts
3/13/2020 3:34:33 AM
A member of the public at the T20 final attended by more than 86,000 has subsequently tested positive for COVID-19

Fast bowlers deliver big win for Australia in series opener
3/13/2020 10:41:21 AM
Fifties from David Warner, Aaron Finch, and Marnus Labuschagne had helped Australia put on a par score

Kane Richardson tests negative for COVID-19
3/13/2020 9:10:18 AM
The pace bowler reported that he had a mild sore throat on Thursday

Australia-New Zealand ODIs to be played behind closed doors
3/13/2020 2:29:11 AM
Spectators won't be admitted to the matches in Sydney and Hobart while the T20I tour of New Zealand is now in doubt

Australia Women's tour of South Africa postponed because of coronavirus
3/13/2020 11:47:09 AM
They were scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is

Australia hope late-season home return brings ODI upturn
3/12/2020 6:17:37 AM
Both teams will need to ponder the balance of their attacks on a late-season pitch that may aid turn

Australia to tour Bangladesh for two Tests starting June 11
3/11/2020 11:08:19 AM
The month of June, however, is usually one of the wettest in Bangladesh. A June Test against India in 2015 was met with rain on most days

Can New Zealand take advantage of Australia's stuttering form?
3/11/2020 8:03:51 AM
The hosts have lost five ODIs in a row but are looking to end the summer unbeaten at home

England to open Women's World Cup defence against Australia
3/11/2020 6:38:21 AM
Hosts New Zealand will launch the tournament on February 6 in Auckland

Justin Langer confronted Tim Paine in raw Headingley debrief
3/10/2020 9:51:05 AM
'The Test' will show footage from team meetings and training sessions, with commentary from players

Middle-order make-up among Australia's key questions
3/10/2020 4:23:30 AM
After the 3-0 defeat to South Africa, the late-season series against New Zealand will be another test for Australia's dipping ODI form

Beth Mooney new World No. 1 T20I batter; Shafali Verma drops to third
3/9/2020 9:58:35 AM
Suzie Bates is sandwiched between the two at No. 2 in the latest ICC T20I rankings

'We've got some weary boys' - Justin Langer on Australia's packed schedule
3/9/2020 3:34:44 AM
Head coach says there's hardly any series for them where they can 'take the foot off it'

'We're right under their skin here' - Alyssa Healy to dugout after send-off
3/8/2020 2:04:14 PM
India were rattled, and of that Australia were convinced, when Healy recounted her send-off to the dugout

'We had each other's back the whole time' - Meg Lanning
3/8/2020 1:43:39 PM
Harmanpreet Kaur rues dropped chances but expects a lot of glory in the coming years

'Would have been smiling even if we had lost' - Alyssa Healy
3/8/2020 12:09:29 PM
'We're having a lot of fun together up the top,' says opener about her partnership with Beth Mooney

Alyssa Healy, Beth Mooney, Jess Jonassen hand clinical Australia fifth T20 World Cup title
3/8/2020 2:03:01 PM
India came undone in the face of a spectacular onslaught in front of an MCG crowd of 86,174

Beth Mooney's journey of self-improvement reaps huge rewards
3/8/2020 2:00:54 AM
The Australia opener does not always grab the headlines of some of her team-mates, but has become a vital part of the side

Live Report - Women's T20 World Cup final
3/8/2020 5:19:42 AM
Follow live coverage of the blockbuster game between Australia and India at the MCG

Marnus Labuschagne proud to put on a family show with maiden ODI hundred
3/7/2020 5:43:54 PM
Century on return to childhood region has bittersweet taste after Australia succumb to 3-0 series loss

Smuts sets up 3-0 South Africa sweep despite Labuschagne's homecoming ton
3/7/2020 3:56:19 PM
Fifties from Jon-Jon Smuts and Heinrich Klaasen helped wrap up a six-wicket win

Out for six months, Ellyse Perry wants Australia to 'make the most' of the final
3/7/2020 9:52:38 AM
She could require surgery on her hamstring next week

'Battle-hardened' Australia hope best is still to come
3/7/2020 8:14:45 AM
"It hasn't been an easy road to the final but I wouldn't have had it any other way," captain Lanning said

Stage set for blockbuster finale as mighty India meet top-ranked Australia
3/7/2020 4:49:58 AM
The grand final is expected to be one of the seminal events in the history of sport in Australia, and of women's sport around the globe

Key match-ups: where the T20 World Cup could be won and lost
3/7/2020 5:40:26 AM
Australia learned lessons when they lost their first game of the T20 World Cup, while India's best chances will be to repeat more of the same

Prospect of 3-0 keeps South Africa-Australia fires burning
3/7/2020 8:02:44 AM
South Africa have called up uncapped right-arm quick Daryn Dupavillon as a result of Hendricks' illness and the resting of Ngidi for the third and final ODI

Mitchell Starc to leave South Africa early to watch Alyssa Healy in T20 World Cup final
3/6/2020 8:34:32 AM
Starc is scheduled to leave South Africa on Friday and miss the third ODI

'Rather lose than get a free pass into World Cup final' - Dane van Niekerk
3/6/2020 12:03:43 AM
South Africa's captain has only praise for her side after falling narrowly short in rain-affected game

'Couldn't bring myself to look outside' - Australia's day in the rain
3/5/2020 2:40:09 PM
The home team battled hard against adversity to make the most talked about final in women's cricket history

How could a global cricket tournament fail to plan for rain?
3/6/2020 6:42:14 AM
The absence of a reserve day at Sydney was an accident waiting to happen

Meg Lanning's 49* puts Australia in final against India
3/5/2020 12:11:40 PM
The rain that had threatened the match kept away long enough, as South Africa missed out narrowly

Cameron Bancroft dropped from Western Australia Shield team
3/5/2020 6:14:12 AM
WA opener axed after averaging 13.16 this season only seven months after being in Australia's Test opener in the 2019 Ashes

Malan maiden ton, Ngidi six-for clinch South Africa's first series win of Boucher era
3/4/2020 7:18:12 PM
Opener responds from first-baller on debut with classy unbeaten ton as Australia go 2-0 down

Choppy waters for Australia against smooth-sailing South Africa
3/4/2020 7:07:07 AM
Perry's injury and the threat of rain both favour South Africa, though they have never beaten Australia in a Women's T20 World Cup

Cricket Australia sought clarification over semi-final reserve day
3/4/2020 6:18:19 AM
Tournament playing conditions won't be changed leaving Australia and England hoping the weather clears on Thursday

Hosts become the hunted as South Africa look to build on series lead against Australia
3/3/2020 3:06:12 PM
Not for the first time this summer, the Proteas are under pressure despite taking the upper hand

Explainer: What happens if the semi-finals are washed out?
3/3/2020 10:09:35 AM
Forecast for Thursday in Sydney is bleak, and there are no reserve days for the semi-finals

Glenn Maxwell returns to Lancashire for T20 Blast
3/3/2020 7:39:51 AM
Australia allrounder will play at least eight group games for county

Ellyse Perry ruled out of the remainder of World Cup with hamstring injury
3/3/2020 12:16:33 AM
Allrounder was injured while fielding against New Zealand and will miss the remainder of the tournament as well as Australia's upcoming tour of South Africa

Georgia Wareham stars as Australia overcome Ellyse Perry injury to clinch semi-final spot
3/2/2020 12:16:42 PM
Beth Mooney made a well-paced half-century to provide Australia a base with the bat

Heinrich Klaasen's maiden ton sets up comprehensive South Africa win
2/29/2020 7:22:58 PM
South Africa went 1-0 up in the series after recovering from trouble to post a 74-run win

Quinton de Kock's three-pronged role under scrutiny as low-key ODI series kicks off
3/1/2020 8:28:02 PM
Skipper hoping to break trend of players struggling when tasked with opening, captaining and keeping wicket in ODIs

Even now I don't feel comfortable with international cricket - Adam Zampa
2/28/2020 10:45:30 AM
But that isn't necessarily a bad thing, and it motivates him to be a better cricketer

Australia's top order responds to 'honest conversations' after uncertain run
2/28/2020 3:25:01 AM
Alyssa Healy has continued her resurgence after a lean run leading into the T20 World Cup

Alyssa Healy-Beth Mooney record opening stand hands Australia big win
2/27/2020 11:33:10 AM
Sultana and Fargana provided a little encouragement for Bangladesh amid the heavy defeat

Aaron Finch hails David Warner, Steven Smith after pair star with bat on Newlands return
2/26/2020 8:44:04 PM
Australia captain hopes to give more opportunities to middle order despite poor returns in South Africa series

Clinical Australia dismantle South Africa to seal 2-1 T20I series win
2/26/2020 7:28:40 PM
Fifties from Finch and Warner set game up before Starc, spinners clinch 97-run victory

Fantasy Picks - Healy and Perry are due, back them to fire
2/26/2020 2:43:48 PM
Our fantasy tips for the Women's T20 World Cup match between Australia and Bangladesh

'If I were a selector, Stoinis would be playing all three formats' - David Hussey
2/26/2020 5:59:22 AM
Melbourne Stars' coach believes allrounder should not be pigeon-holed as an opener in T20s

Australia's next tier struggles amid Test team dominance
2/26/2020 4:01:28 AM
The Australia A side has been outplayed twice this season while the Under-19s were disappointing in the World Cup

Cricket Australia's TV rights architect overhauls commercial wing
2/26/2020 12:54:00 AM
A number of big-name sponsors are leaving their CA deals but the board sees it as a time to try a new approach

Steven Smith named Welsh Fire captain for The Hundred
2/26/2020 6:15:02 AM
Fire keen to call upon Smith's experience as Australian takes another step in leadership return

Series up for grabs as South Africa find a way to stay afloat
2/25/2020 2:04:47 PM
Australia's dominant T20I form under threat following unlikely setback at Port Elizabeth

'There were nerves, but we showed our character today' - Rachael Haynes
2/24/2020 4:00:18 PM
"To be able to get over the line will hopefully correct some of the momentum heading into the rest of the tournament"

Rachael Haynes, Meg Lanning see Australia through after early scare
2/24/2020 10:54:41 AM
They revived the chase after the hosts were 3 for 10 early on

How much does losing tosses impact visiting teams?
2/24/2020 5:12:29 PM
Virat Kohli brought up the toss unprovoked at the post-match presentation, but does he have a point?

Australia rue 'missed opportunity' as South Africa prove killer instincts at death
2/23/2020 6:23:43 PM
Mantra of "confidence in skills" helped seamers hold nerve to close out improbable victory, says Ngidi

Major questions for South Africa after Wanderers horror show
2/23/2020 9:27:15 AM
Australia can seal the series in Port Elizabeth and extend South Africa's painful summer

Jadeja-inspired Ashton Agar felt 'horrible' in training before hat-trick, five-for
2/21/2020 8:33:03 PM
Left-arm spinner encouraged by partnership with Adam Zampa after record figures in Johannesburg

'Now is the time for players to put their hands up' - Mark Boucher
2/21/2020 9:22:58 PM
South Africa coach admits the management are still searching for their best XI in T20

'Agar can barely believe it, he's king of the 'ring!'
2/21/2020 9:13:02 PM
Ball-by-ball commentary of Ashton Agar's hat-trick and five-wicket haul in Johannesburg

Essex bring in Moises Henriques for Vitality Blast title defence
2/21/2020 5:16:21 PM
Australia allrounder will be available for knockout stages and Finals Day if Essex qualify

Ashton Agar hat-trick, five-for sends South Africa to record defeat
2/21/2020 10:25:02 PM
South Africa fell to their lowest T20I total as Ashton Agar ripped through them at the Wanderers

Mitchell Marsh joins Middlesex for 2020 Blast
2/21/2020 11:53:09 AM
Australia allrounder will feature alongside Mujeeb Ur Rahman as club's overseas players

Poonam Yadav bewitches Australia to give India opening win
2/22/2020 1:05:04 PM
The hosts struggled on a slow, dry surface that proved to be suited to Yadav's art

Neser aspires to match Siddle's example
2/21/2020 4:59:29 AM
Queensland seamer hopes to follow in his mentor's footsteps and aims to press Test credentials in the upcoming Australia A clash with England Lions at the MCG

'If something ignites...' Quinton de Kock, David Warner ready for on-field reunion
2/20/2020 3:26:31 PM
Australia batsman plays down chance of flash points but asks for "respect" from South African crowds

Australia braced for Bullring test as Smith, Warner make South Africa return
2/20/2020 4:06:46 PM
Steven Smith and David Warner will be the centre of attention but South Africa are the team with issues to solve

The best take on potential future giants at 'unknown' ground
2/20/2020 9:41:49 AM
Meg Lanning and Harmanpreet Kaur talk about the tournament build-up and the conditions for the opening match

Domestic schedule makes county route more vital for Australians - Chris Rogers
2/20/2020 7:11:32 AM
After Marnus Labuschagne's success, CA is keen to get more young players into the English system

'Play along with the crowd and have fun' - Steven Smith on his return to South Africa
2/19/2020 2:30:51 PM
He says he has moved on from the ball-tampering scandal and that words directed at him don't bother him

Alyssa Healy hopes for 'a little bit of luck' to end run of low scores
2/19/2020 10:08:19 AM
She has been given the go-ahead to play her usual high-risk game by the team management

Marcus Stoinis joins James Pattinson in missing Australia A match
2/19/2020 2:51:33 AM
Jack Wildermuth and Harry Conway have been brought into the squad to face England Lions

Michael Hussey hopes to keep Australia mentoring role through to T20 World Cup
2/18/2020 3:27:26 PM
Former limited-overs star hopes Matthew Wade can "cement his place" in T20 middle order

BCCI upset with ICC for overlooking objections to new events in 2023-31 cycle
2/18/2020 1:32:34 PM
The divide is set to come out in open at the March round of ICC meetings in Dubai

England tour 'a great dress rehearsal' for reception in South Africa - Justin Langer
2/18/2020 3:22:01 AM
Australia are back in South Africa for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal

Alyssa Healy backed to continue with high risk game
2/17/2020 5:51:59 AM
Five single-figures have followed two prolific years for Australia's wicketkeeper

Nicole Bolton leads Western Australia to drought-ending WNCL title
2/16/2020 8:11:01 AM
Her 67 with the bat and 3 for 34 with the ball helped WA beat NSW, who had won 20 of the previous 23 finals

Australia strong favourites, but will expectation derail them?
2/16/2020 1:41:25 AM
Defending champions have to deal with the weight of expectation as raging favourites for a home World Cup

Steven Smith, David Warner won't be 'fazed one bit' by South Africa crowds - Josh Hazlewood
2/13/2020 10:08:39 AM
Australia will return to South Africa this week for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal nearly two years ago

Newlands scandal born of leadership gulf - Ricky Ponting
2/13/2020 7:20:05 AM
The former captain said he extended his career due to concerns about the inexperience in the team

Kurtis Patterson looks to start afresh after injury setbacks
2/13/2020 7:14:38 AM
The New South Wales left hander will play his first first-class match since October

Was confident Jess Jonassen 'would get the job done' - Meg Lanning
2/12/2020 12:42:26 PM
Australia captain also pleased with a tough workout ahead of the T20 World Cup

Scheduling clashes set to reduce overseas player availability for the Hundred
2/12/2020 12:52:33 PM
Cricket Australia could pull biggest overseas names out of tournament for ODI series against Zimbabwe

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