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'A sense of unknown' as Steven Smith gets ready for Perth day-night Test
12/9/2019 5:57:39 AM
The Australia batsman was serving a ban when the new centre hosted its maiden Test last year

Melbourne Cricket Club go it alone on improved drop-in pitches
12/9/2019 4:24:50 AM
The club will attempt to produce quality pitches from concrete pitch trays

Two pink-ball Tests in a series 'a bit too much' - Sourav Ganguly
12/7/2019 5:47:16 AM
CA would like India to play two day-night Tests in Australia next year

Devine, McGrath propel Adelaide Strikers to WBBL final
12/7/2019 4:17:14 AM
Sophie Devine, who picked up two wickets and made 65 not-out, and Tahlia McGrath steered Strikers to their first-ever WBBL final

Rachel Trenaman takes leave to focus on mental health
12/6/2019 7:06:10 AM
The 18-year-old allrounder has withdrawn from the Australia A squad and will be rested from the Women's National Cricket League

Captaincy inspires Jess Duffin and raises question of Australia comeback
12/6/2019 11:11:38 PM
The Melbourne Renegades captain also plays Australian Rules Football and the clash of sports has raised a tricky situation

CA wants India to play two day-night Tests in Australia
12/5/2019 2:23:15 PM
Negotiations have not yet begun but CA chief Earl Eddings is set to meet the BCCI in January

Selector Bailey ready to talk the talk
12/5/2019 11:53:31 AM
His new role as national selector will demand communication and dialogue with players and Bailey's track record suggests he can deliver on that front

Kohli back at No. 1 in Tests; big jumps for Warner, Labuschagne
12/4/2019 11:21:21 AM
Marnus Labuschagne charges into the top ten after starting the year ranked as low as 110

CA set for talks to break ICC events impasse
12/4/2019 6:03:47 AM
CA will meet with ICC CEO just before Christmas to discuss number of global tournaments over the next events' cycle

Who would be Australia's second spinner?
12/4/2019 4:48:56 AM
Nathan Lyon may need support for the Sydney Test next month and certainly on the subcontinent

Cameron Green dampens hype around Australia prospects
12/3/2019 4:52:54 AM
The allrounder is currently unable to bowl and believes he is "years" away from being ready for international cricket

Cameron Bancroft left out of settled Australia Test squad to face New Zealand
12/2/2019 11:16:22 PM
James Pattinson and Michael Neser remain the reserve quick bowlers in the 13-man squad

Mitchell Starc opts out of IPL 2020, Glenn Maxwell back in auction pool
12/3/2019 7:58:12 AM
Joe Root has also pulled out, while Pat Cummins and Chris Lynn are among seven players to have listed a base price of INR 2 crore

Pink ball will never be same as red ball - Paine
12/2/2019 11:14:36 AM
The Australia captain day-night Test cricket needs to accepted as a key part of the game's future

Lyon takes five to secure back-to-back innings victories for Australia
12/2/2019 1:44:43 PM
Pakistan just managed to take the Test into the final session on the fourth day

Pakistan face innings defeat despite Yasir Shah's century
12/1/2019 11:27:26 AM
Pakistan's lower order wagged impressively, but Mitchell Starc took a six-wicket haul before the follow-on was enforced

Steve O'Keefe bags five for New South Wales on rain-affected day
12/1/2019 10:49:42 AM
Only 47 overs were possible due to several interruptions. Will Pucovski made 82 and Peter Handscomb 54 as Victoria took a first innings lead.

How Tim Paine gave David Warner three extra minutes for 'a massive achievement'
11/30/2019 1:10:51 PM
"For me, it is always about coming out here and trying to make a statement"

Warner's epic 335 not out overwhelms Pakistan before Starc burst
11/30/2019 12:00:58 PM
It was a day for the record book at the Adelaide Oval as Warner struck a triple century

Pucovski, Maddinson fifties take Victoria towards NSW's 294
11/30/2019 8:27:47 AM
Victoria trail by 89 runs with eight wickets in hand at the halfway stage of the match

Cricket Australia says no to betting partners for BBL, WBBL
11/30/2019 6:04:07 AM

WBBL round-up: Perry-less Sixers in danger of missing semi-final spot
11/30/2019 1:24:20 PM
It's the last weekend of the regular season in the WBBL with the final push for a spot in the knockouts

Warner and Labuschagne flay woeful Pakistan with twin hundreds
11/29/2019 1:27:24 PM
Pakistan had another day to forget with the ball as they managed just a single wicket

Not again! Should Warner's 'six' have been a five?
11/29/2019 11:11:21 AM
The Overthrow rule was in focus again after causing chaos in the World Cup 2019

Expectations changing on sports betting - Eddings
11/29/2019 7:34:50 AM
The CA chairman said they could not intervene in the Emily Smith situation but the overall process may be discussed

Live Report - Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Adelaide
11/29/2019 1:50:46 AM
The Live Report will bring you all the analysis, stats, news and reaction from the day-night Test in Adelaide

George Bailey ready for tough conversations as selector
11/28/2019 6:59:08 AM
He will be involved with decisions around the future of players he has shared a dressing room up to this season

Sleepless Smith's second-innings slide
11/28/2019 1:09:54 PM
Steven Smith's lack of sleep during a Test has become legendary, but is it a key factor behind his diminishing returns across a match?

Pakistan must switch on with Adelaide lights to match Australia
11/28/2019 8:59:01 AM
Australia are set to be unchanged as they hunt a 2-0 victory while Pakistan will rejig their team

Alex Blackwell announces retirement to bring end to 18-year career
11/28/2019 2:54:48 AM
The Sydney Thunder have an outside chance of making the WBBL finals, but Blackwell may have just one match left

'Coachability' pushed Labuschagne to front of queue
11/28/2019 2:42:29 AM
Australia coach impressed with his work ethic, hunger for batting and the confidence he's derived from county stints

'I haven't heard anyone even doubt the decision' - Finch on Bailey being named selector
11/27/2019 9:06:20 AM
Australia's limited-overs captain has absolutely no fear of bias being shown by new selector Bailey

Australian Cricketers Association not contesting Emily Smith ban
11/27/2019 5:09:37 AM
Players association offers Hobart Hurricanes keeper an internship for duration of her ban for posting team news on Instagram before a WBBL game

Yasir Shah may have "woken up the beast" after Steven Smith send-off
11/26/2019 11:10:46 AM
The Pakistan legspinner has dismissed the Australian batsman seven times and made sure everybody at the Gabba knew it

Smith remembers Hughes and the week cricket didn't matter
11/26/2019 9:49:36 AM
Australia will mark the fifth anniversary of Hughes' November 27 passing by preparing to face Pakistan in a Test match

Neil Wagner rises to No.3 in ICC Test bowling rankings
11/26/2019 1:21:50 PM
Watling, Labuschagne, Agarwal and Rahim also make substantial progress

'Didn't know Test cricket was going to be this hard' - Hazlewood at 50
11/26/2019 8:22:43 AM
The seamer reflects on the lessons he has learnt en route to his 50th Test, against Pakistan in Adelaide

George Bailey to round out Australia selection panel
11/25/2019 8:49:59 AM
Bailey has retorted to questions about bias by saying "I'm not going to pick myself"

Australia's players only one voice in Gabba debate amid India discussions
11/25/2019 5:18:41 AM
Ben Oliver, CA's head of national teams, said there were many factors that needed to be considered in allocating Tests

Usman Khawaja tells Shane Warne to look at his record
11/25/2019 3:34:00 AM
The left-hander has been unable to regain his Test place this season but his one-day form has been impressive

'We're open to anything' - Kohli on a pink-ball Test against Australia
11/24/2019 5:26:24 PM
India's captain wants adequate preparation before jumping into the challenge of a day-night Test on tour

Australia back in control of their destiny, sort of
11/24/2019 11:24:48 AM
The Gabba result provided a lot for Australia to be pleased about and they would like to play India there next season

Australia win by an innings despite Babar Azam's century
11/24/2019 11:06:12 AM
Mohammad Rizwan fell five runs short of a maiden hundred before Australia's quicks wrapped up victory

Labuschagne's maiden ton and Starc's late surge set up victory push
11/23/2019 10:15:02 AM
Pakistan ended the third day on 3 for 64, still 276 runs behind after Australia put up 580 in their first innings

Maxwell and Maddinson return to club cricket
11/23/2019 7:48:40 AM
The pair played in Victoria Premier cricket in Melbourne on Saturday following their breaks from the game to manage mental health

Warner likens Naseem to a young Mohammad Amir
11/22/2019 12:58:44 PM
16-year old Naseem Shah charged in without reward after he had Warner caught behind off a no-ball

'We know each other's roles when we're out there' - David Warner on partnership with Joe Burns
11/22/2019 12:59:22 PM
Warner and Joe Burns believe their opening stand at the Gabba will be the resumption of a beautiful friendship

Warner punishes Pakistan with unbeaten hundred
11/22/2019 1:01:46 PM
He and Joe Burns added 222 for the first wicket as Australia lost just one wicket on the second day

Gabba Test against Afghanistan 'a possibility' - Roberts
11/22/2019 5:57:52 AM
Australia may also host India for a day-night Test next summer

Sophie Molineux takes a break from WBBL for mental health reasons
11/22/2019 4:22:18 AM
Talented allrounder becomes the latest Australian cricketer to step away from the game citing mental health concerns

No-ball or not? Cummins' wicket sparks debate
11/21/2019 10:05:45 AM
The delivery to find Mohammad Rizwan's edge was ruled to be legal by the third umpire

Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins hand Australia opening-day honours
11/21/2019 8:21:33 AM
Pakistan were bowled out for 240 at the Gabba after Asad Shafiq's 76 ensured a collapse was halted

Live report - Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Gabba
11/20/2019 10:23:53 PM
The Live Report will bring you all the analysis, stats, news and reaction from the opening Test of the Australian season

Tim Paine looks to Steven Smith, David Warner to spearhead World Test Championship tilt
11/20/2019 5:03:49 AM
The Australia captain says his team has got eyes set firmly on the Test championship final in June 2021

Naseem Shah set to debut as Pakistan face daunting challenge at Gabba stronghold
11/20/2019 8:25:27 AM
Mitchell Starc returns for Australia who look to build on after retaining the Ashes in a drawn series

'I've got to get away from cricket, or else it captures my whole life'
11/20/2019 12:46:48 AM
Steven Smith, Pat Cummins, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc and Justin Langer on mental health

Mitchell Starc truths set him up for summer of speed
11/20/2019 12:46:09 AM
Australia's leaders are finally convinced that Starc will not let oppositions "off the hook" in Tests

Australia's batting 'in the spotlight' for Langer ahead of Pakistan Tests
11/19/2019 7:28:47 AM
Will the top six that starts the Test season on Thursday be the same one that finishes it in six weeks?

Cricket Australia to tighten net around discriminatory sledging
11/18/2019 7:06:46 AM
At the end of this summer CA will review its behavioural codes in line with new ICC regulations launched in August

Ball tampering: Pooran 'will learn from his mistake' - Steven Smith
11/18/2019 7:13:28 AM
The Australia batsman also welcomed the current discussions around mental health of cricketers

Steven Smith wary of Mohammad Abbas, but eager to challenge young quicks
11/18/2019 5:26:37 AM
The No. 1 batsman in the world is eager to test the durability of Pakistan's pace bowlers

Smith apologises to team-mates for dissent charge
11/17/2019 7:06:26 AM
Tim Paine has sought to remind the Australia squad how they are expected to conduct themselves

James Pattinson misses first Test after obscene language outburst
11/17/2019 7:49:07 AM
The quick bowler was charged under CA's code of conduct and because of previous sanctions is now suspended for a match

Nathan Lyon braces for bogey team at happy-hunting Brisbane
11/17/2019 4:19:42 AM
Pakistan have traditionally had the wood over Lyon, but his record at the Gabba is impressive

Cameron Bancroft's inclusion a nod to concussion planning
11/16/2019 4:25:50 AM
While the choice of Bancroft has flummoxed many, the presence of a spare batsman in a squad could now be a more regular sight

Back-to-back centuries for Asad Shafiq as Pakistan batsmen tune up for first Test
11/15/2019 11:36:33 AM
On a day where four Pakistan players passed 50, South Australia legspinner Lloyd Pope impressed with a five-for

'Shows incredible courage to talk about mental health'
11/15/2019 7:36:36 AM
Cricket Australia's head of sports science discusses how mental health is being addressed, breaking down sigmas and how players can seek help

Australia's other tricky decision: who is the third fast bowler?
11/15/2019 11:38:29 AM
The selectors have named five fast bowlers in the squad to face Pakistan but there is some genuine uncertainty among them as to who will play

Justin Langer sets Test match sights on Project India 2022
11/15/2019 3:35:50 AM
"We've got a couple of years now to find that maturity, to be nice and battle hardened and as ready as possible for that series"

Test centurion and wristspinner Tony Mann dies
11/15/2019 6:38:48 AM
The West Australian scored a hundred in his second Test coming in as nightwatchman

Lockie Ferguson in line for New Zealand Test debut after call-up
11/15/2019 3:11:30 AM
Kane Williamson recovers from hip injury to captain 15-man squad to play England and Australia

'Bloody Warner' inspired Ben Stokes to Headingley miracle
11/14/2019 11:08:09 AM
Sledging gave batsman 'extra personal motivation' in heroic series-squaring innings

Bancroft gifted recall as character gets casting vote
11/14/2019 5:49:09 AM
Chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns says Bancroft is the type of player the Australian Test team want despite slim returns in Shield cricket so far this summer

Burns, Head and Bancroft named in Australia squad
11/14/2019 9:54:55 AM
The uncapped Michael Neser has also been included among 14 names for the two Tests against Pakistan

Pucovski withdraws from Test reckoning citing mental health issues
11/14/2019 10:03:20 AM
Pucovski informed Australia A team management he was struggling on Tuesday evening in Perth

Young Naseem Shah makes people sit up and take notice on final day
11/13/2019 1:50:27 PM
The 16-year-old produced eight overs that made anyone watching sit up and take notice

Australia's best national team counts down to T20 World Cup
11/13/2019 12:01:44 PM
With 100 days to go until the event in Australia the hosts are looking forward to what could be a defining moment

Glenn Maxwell has 'set the right example for cricketers around the world' - Virat Kohli
11/13/2019 12:32:20 PM
India's captain has praised the Australia allrounder for his willingness to open up about his mental-health issues and take time away from the game

Enter Ben Oliver, Justin Langer's quiet advocate
11/13/2019 11:20:17 AM
There are already signs that the new head of high performance at Cricket Australia has brought a calmer outlook

Visa rule changes help Worcestershire sign Ashton Turner for Blast
11/12/2019 3:21:02 PM
Australia batsman would not have qualified for a visa under previous ECB protocol

Australia's Test hopefuls undone by Imran Khan
11/12/2019 1:05:55 PM
No, we're not talking about him. This is the surprise selection in the Pakistan squad who picked up a five-for

Shane Watson appointed Australian Cricketers' Association president
11/14/2019 10:36:46 AM
Lisa Sthalekar, Pat Cummins and Kristen Beams are the other new appointments to the ACA board

Azam 157*, Shafiq 119* as Australia A toil
11/11/2019 12:38:49 PM
The pair's unbeaten 276-run stand offsets a shaky start against a fiery pace attack

Dawid Malan jumps to No. 3 in men's T20I rankings for batsmen
11/11/2019 12:17:14 PM
Chahar's record six-for has put him at 42nd among bowlers, while Oman's Zeeshan Maqsood is now the sixth-best allrounder in the world

A lot to learn about mental health issues - Cricket Australia's Ben Oliver
11/11/2019 10:30:20 AM
Key is to "make sure we're understanding the issues and supporting our people"

James Pattinson wants to play back-to-back Tests
11/11/2019 5:30:28 AM
The quick has had his workload carefully managed since returning from back surgery but is now keen to push himself

Cricket Australia rain rule tied umpires' hands for Sydney T20I
11/11/2019 12:47:23 AM
While ICC playing conditions provided scope to reduce the innings break, the CA version left far less room for manoeuvre

WBBL round-up: Devine hits five sixes in an over, Renegades beat Hurricanes again
11/10/2019 9:09:38 AM
All the standout performances from Sunday's WBBL action, including match-winning all-round efforts from Sophie Devine and Heather Graham

'We want guys being honest and able to talk' - Alex Carey
11/10/2019 9:28:07 AM
"Great opportunity for myself, the boys that are playing this game, to start the international summer really strongly"

Big Three v ICC redux: ECB joins BCCI and CA in opposing extra global event
11/9/2019 1:45:18 PM
Colin Graves says the England board is "not in a position to support the current proposal for ICC Events from 2023 to 2031"

David Warner rested, but Steven Smith and Pat Cummins will turn out for NSW
11/9/2019 5:02:51 AM
Cameron Bancroft has been called up to the Australia A team after Nic Maddinson's withdrawal

Nic Maddinson withdraws from Australia A team for mental-health reasons
11/9/2019 6:53:00 AM
Cameron Bancroft has replaced the Victoria batsman, who has stepped away from the game for the second time

Richardson, Starc and Abbott blow Pakistan away on rapid Perth pitch
11/8/2019 12:50:27 PM
Pakistan never recovered from the loss of three wickets inside their Powerplay

'I've left myself in this situation' - Marcus Harris
11/8/2019 4:31:32 AM
He is starting to become a veteran when it comes to auditioning for his Test spot in tour matches

Peter Handscomb joins Middlesex as captain on two-year deal
11/7/2019 12:45:20 PM
Australia batsman to lead the side in Championship and List A competition

Pakistan seek better support for Babar Azam to counter red-hot Australia
11/7/2019 7:39:11 AM
The hosts will not be able to overtake Pakistan to be the No. 1 T20I team even with a win in Perth, but the series is still on the line

Smaller-than-expected crowds won't dissuade CA push for bigger season
11/7/2019 6:48:32 AM
Crowds for the start of the international season are down some 35,000 on Cricket Australia's projections, the chief executive Kevin Roberts has revealed

Gilchrist backs Paine as Australia's Test captain and keeper
11/7/2019 8:38:15 AM
Gilchrist rated Paine as being "on par with anyone in the world as gloveman"

The truth of Steven Smith, batting and captaincy
11/7/2019 4:59:56 AM
His batting record as captain may be hard to beat, but a dive into his numbers hint that he could soar even higher as non-captain

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