Players open up on racism in cricket

“(The messages said) ‘I’d love to know some more about your personal story, your family story, things that I can do in the community that I can try and help out’. So from that perspective, I think it’s been a wonderful thing to have happened, to be able to have that conversation and for people to […]

Yuvraj Singh plans to come out of retirement and play domestic cricket for Punjab: Report

There were reports that Yuvraj was seeking a club to play in the Australian Big Bash League. But now he has confirmed that if he plays for Punjab, he will not be seeking opportunities to play in overseas leagues. He has written a letter to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to seek […]

All-rounder Dan Christian Addresses Racism in Australian Cricket, Says I Think it is an Issue

Racism in Australian cricket is ‘not in your face but it is definitely there’, says former all-rounder Dan Christian as he opened up on the raging issue. Christian stated ‘casual racism’ is prevalent in Australian cricket and revealed he has been subject to jokes about his colour of skin. Players and teams across sports have […]

Racism in Australian cricket is not in your face but it is definitely there: Dan Christian

“We just need to educate ourselves and encourage others around us to educate themselves,” he said. “And part of that education is calling it out and having the guts to call it out. That’s the hardest thing; to not just let it go and pretend it didn’t happen.

Cricket Australia v Channel Seven: Gold Coast glow forgotten in broadcast battle

CloseAssistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when his dad helped him sneak into the family lounge room to watch the end of day-night World Series matches well past bedtime. Unapologetically passionate about indie music and […]

Victorian government aims for crowds at Australian Open and Boxing Day Test

The Victorian government is aiming to not only host the Boxing Day Test and Australian Open, but for crowds to attend both sporting events. Victoria has been devoid of live sport during a winter of Covid-19 discontent, but as case numbers continue to drop there is growing hope for the two jewels in the city’s […]

‘Ten nights only’ BBL roadshow on drawing board to navigate Covid-19

“We want to try and retain as many of the successful ingredients of the BBL as possible, which is that appointment viewing night after night, school holidays, but equally we need to be responsive to our environment,” Everard said. “I don’t reckon there’s a sports league in the country that would criss-cross state borders as […]

Cricket Australia blasts ‘blatantly racist’ abuse of Dan Christian

“Whilst we have chosen not to name the publisher of these comments publicly, we want to strongly reinforce that any form of racism or discrimination has no place in cricket, sport or wider society,” it added. “Comments like these demonstrate just how far we still have to go.”

Channel Seven dispute with Cricket Australia escalates towards crisis point

The proposed fixture list now has the international season starting with white-ball cricket against India – which fellow broadcaster Fox Sports has the exclusive right to – after the players have quarantined following the IPL, followed by four Tests from mid-December. The Afghanistan Test, which is slated for Perth and would be part of Seven’s […]

Spectators set for return to Australian cricket – with minimal cheering

Members of Australia’s squad from New South Wales, Victoria, and the ACT, along with the full New Zealand party, are currently in two weeks quarantine in Brisbane. They are able to train for three hours a day at Allan Border Field during this time with the rest of the Australia squad arriving next Monday. The […]