Lehmann didn’t know anything about ball tampering plan: Sutherland

Sutherland revealed that Lehmann was found to have had no knowledge of the plan and that he was to continue as coach of the Australian team under his current contract. On Wednesday, Sutherland reiterated his statement, but added that Lehmann’s message on the walkie was one of surprise and the need to know what was […]

Steven Smith handed one-Test suspension for ball tampering

Australia captain Steve Smith has been handed a one-Test suspension and fined 100 percent of his match fee by the ICC, after he confessed in a post-day press conference on Saturday (March 24) that he was party to a ploy to tamper the condition of the ball during the ongoing Newlands Test against South Africa. […]

Channel Seven bag Cricket Australia television rights after major shake-up

Channel Seven will broadcast all Tests played in Australia and 43 of the 59 Big Bash League (BBL) matches. Foxtel will cover all those games simultaneously, and has exclusive rights to ODIs and T20Is meaning Australian games on home soil will be behind a pay wall for the first time. Foxtel will also have exclusive […]

IPL 2020 Will Set The Momentum For Australia Tour, Aims to Bring Back Smiles in COVID-19 Times: Kings XI Punjab Pacer Mohammed Shami

Asked about spin legend Shane Warne’s suggestion of giving a maximum five overs to a bowler in T20s instead of the current four, the veteran pacer didn’t endorse the idea. “We are used to the current set of rules. I don’t think it will make any difference. The format is always heavily stacked up against […]

IPL will set the momentum for Australia tour, says KXIP pacer Mohammed Shami

“Yes, there’re back to back matches, training, travelling that’s a bit of headache. But it’s a short format, short matches, physically there should not be any workload issue. This time, there won’t be much travelling. You will have to travel just about two hours by bus (when there is a match in Abu Dhabi).”

Mohammed Shami: IPL 2020 will prepare India players for Australia tour

As per the revised schedule, India’s tour is set to begin in Adelaide and Brisbane. On India’s previous tour down under in 2018-19, Shami had played his part in the side’s 2-1 victory in the four-match Test series. India became the first Asian team to win a Test series in Australia, but they did so […]