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Smith not the only contender for captaincy, CA says Australia have other options

Smith was removed from captaincy due to his involvement in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, with Cricket Australia (CA) appointing Tim Paine to the top job. However, there have been speculations recently that Smith could be reinstated as skipper.
Photo of Steve Smith(Twitter)
Photo of Steve Smith(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 05:18 PM IST
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Former pacer Michael Kasprowicz resigns as Non-executive director of Cricket Australia

One of the longest-serving directors in the organisation, the 48-year-old’s decision to part ways with CA comes a month after former CEO Kevin Roberts’ resignation.
Michael Kasprowicz.(Twitter)
Michael Kasprowicz.(Twitter)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 02:28 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPress Trust of India

Fans will be permitted to watch T20 WC matches live whenever it is held: CA interim CEO

Hockley said crowds will be allowed, though, hosting 15 teams with players, officials and support staff is “complex” as of now, hinting that probably the ICC flagship event could be pushed back.
Crowd at Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground(Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
Crowd at Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground(Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 20, 2020 10:48 AM IST
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Melbourne | ByPress Trust of India

Former England captain Strauss emerges as surprise candidate for Cricket Australia CEO: Report

According to a report in ‘The Australian’, an influential figure in Cricket Australia has asked 43-year-old Strauss to apply for the post. Strauss had served England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as a director of cricket between 2015 to 2018.
File image of Andrew Strauss.(File)
File image of Andrew Strauss.(File)
Updated on Jun 18, 2020 12:26 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPress Trust of India

Cricket Australia to cut jobs, pause A teams’ international tours in cost reduction plan

Led by interim chief executive Nick Hockley, who replaced Kevin Roberts after his resignation on Tuesday, Cricket Australia came out with a program that it believes will ensure “long-term sustainability and growth of the game.”
A bat and ball are seen on the turf ahead of day 2 of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Western Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 26, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.(Getty Images)
A bat and ball are seen on the turf ahead of day 2 of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Western Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 26, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 01:32 PM IST
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Hockley’s job like a rookie spinner facing Kohli on debut: ICC CEO Speed

Roberts resigned on Tuesday and was replaced by T20 World Cup chief executive Hockley in an interim role amid the financial crisis faced by the board in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cricket Australia appointed Nick Hockley as interim replacement for CEO Kevin Roberts.(Getty Images)
Cricket Australia appointed Nick Hockley as interim replacement for CEO Kevin Roberts.(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 17, 2020 11:38 AM IST
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Cricket Australia chief Kevin Roberts resigns amid leadership criticism

Eddings informed CA staff of the decision earlier in the day, saying the board needed a “circuit-breaker” to move on from the disruptions that have engulfed the organisation over the past few months.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 09:26 AM IST
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Cricket Australia set to part ways with chief Kevin Roberts - Report

Roberts, who was earlier the chief operating officer of the board, was put in charge just 20 months back. He had replaced James Sutherland, who was at the helm for 17 long years. According to the report the official announcement of Roberts’ departure is expected to come o Wednesday.
File photo of Kevin Roberts.(Getty Images)
File photo of Kevin Roberts.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 03:01 PM IST
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Twenty20 World Cup schedule under ‘very high risk’: Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts boss

“Obviously, we’ve been hopeful all along that it could be staged in October-November but you would have to say there is a very high risk about the prospect of that happening,” Roberts told reporters in a video call on Friday.
T20 World Cup Trophy.(ICC/Getty)
T20 World Cup Trophy.(ICC/Getty)
Updated on May 29, 2020 10:35 AM IST
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Australia, New Zealand look to restart international cricket with Trans-Tasman rivalry

With the two governments planning to open up a corridor to allow a quarantine-free travel, New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White discussed the possibility with his Cricket Australia counterpart Kevin Roberts.
Captains Aaron Finch of Australia and Kane Williamson of New Zealand touch elbows after the coin toss.(Getty Images)
Captains Aaron Finch of Australia and Kane Williamson of New Zealand touch elbows after the coin toss.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 12, 2020 05:53 PM IST
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Cricket Australia secures USD 50 million loan as safety cover for India Tests: Report

According to a report published in ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’, stakeholders have been informed that the loan with the Commonwealth Bank is a “done deal”.
File image of Australia coach Justin Langer.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Australia coach Justin Langer.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 03, 2020 06:23 PM IST
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Cricket Australia chief has his say on hosting T20 WC amid COVID-19 threat

The men’s T20 World Cup is slated to begin with the pre-qualifiers from October 18-23 followed by the main 12-team competition from October 24.
Representative image.(AFP)
Representative image.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 17, 2020 01:33 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPTI

‘Certain reservations and issues need sorting’: BCCI on proposed 4-nation tournament

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts had also sounded optimistic and even spoke about how Ganguly has looked to be innovative with his planning.
File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 03:24 PM IST
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Australia vs New Zealand: ‘Inspiring the next generation’ - David Warner wins hearts with kind gesture at SCG

Aus vs NZ: David Warner played his part in Australia’s big win as he slammed an unbeaten ton in the second essay to help the hosts complete a series whitewash.
File image: Australia cricketer David Warner stands with teammates before the start of Sydney Test.(AP)
File image: Australia cricketer David Warner stands with teammates before the start of Sydney Test.(AP)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 01:20 PM IST
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Sourav Ganguly ‘ODI Super series’ finds support from Cricket Australia CEO

Sourav Ganguly had said India will lock horns with England, Australia and one other top cricketing side in an annual ODI series starting 2021.
BCCI president Saurav Ganguly.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
BCCI president Saurav Ganguly.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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Test cricket alive and kicking: Record attendance for Australia-New Zealand Test

The Boxing Day Test is the highlight of the cricket calendar in Australia and routinely attracts throngs of spectators, with the 91,112 who watched England in 2013 the record.
Today’s attendance at the MCG is 80,473 - the sixth highest attendance ever for Day 1 of a Boxing Day Test(Twitter/ MCG)
Today’s attendance at the MCG is 80,473 - the sixth highest attendance ever for Day 1 of a Boxing Day Test(Twitter/ MCG)
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 12:38 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByAFP

Wish you were here, posts Michael Clarke as Australian cricket remembers Phillip Hughes

Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney and died without regaining consciousness exactly five years ago. He was just three days short of his 26th birthday at the time.
Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney(Michael Clarke Instagram)
Hughes was 25 when he was hit on the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney(Michael Clarke Instagram)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 10:52 AM IST
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Melbourne | ByPTI

Cricket prize money parity for Australian women’s T20 team

Cricket Australia will kick in an extra share to match the equivalent prize money for the men’s tournament wherever the women place, up to an additional $600,000 for a win in the finals.
The top ranked Australian women’s team will be hot favourites on their home soil when the T20 World Cup kicks off in February next year.(Action Images via Reuters)
The top ranked Australian women’s team will be hot favourites on their home soil when the T20 World Cup kicks off in February next year.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 01:11 PM IST
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Sydney | ByAFP

Australia hopeful of touring Pakistan in 2022

The Australian cricket team has not played in Pakistan since 1998, on government advice, but is next scheduled to tour in early 2022
Australian cricket team(AP)
Australian cricket team(AP)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 09:04 AM IST
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Sydney | ByAgence France-Presse

Ashes 2019: Why Australia and England players are sporting red numbers on their jerseys

Ashes 2019: Game-used apparel and equipment will be auctioned after the Test, with funds going to support research into rare lung cancers.
Australia's Josh Hazlewood celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of England's Jason Roy.(AP)
Australia's Josh Hazlewood celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of England's Jason Roy.(AP)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 05:59 PM IST
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IPL performance could be the key to Steve Smith and David Warner’s selection for the ICC World Cup

Both Steve Smith and David Warner will be competing in the Bangladesh Premier League followed by the Indian Premier League in the coming year and Cricket Australia will keep a close eye on their forms in the T20 events.
File photo of Australia's David Warner (R) and Steve Smith during nets.(Reuters)
File photo of Australia's David Warner (R) and Steve Smith during nets.(Reuters)
Published on Dec 28, 2018 02:56 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPTI

David Warner still in contention for Australia return: CA chief

Both Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith have given bombshell interviews in recent days as they re-emerge into public life after the incident in South Africa in March that rattled the sport.
File image of former Australian cricket vice-captain David Warner(REUTERS)
File image of former Australian cricket vice-captain David Warner(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 27, 2018 10:53 AM IST
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Melbourne | ByAFP

Allan Border Medal to be rebranded as Australian Cricket Awards

The Australian Cricket Awards will be a wonderful celebration of our sport and an occasion that highlights the achievement of our women’s and men’s players, said CA CEO Kevin Roberts.
With the increase in recognition of women’s cricket and the popularity of the T20 format, Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) on Thursday announced to rebrand its Allan Border Medal to Australian Cricket Awards from 2019 onwards.(Twitter)
With the increase in recognition of women’s cricket and the popularity of the T20 format, Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) on Thursday announced to rebrand its Allan Border Medal to Australian Cricket Awards from 2019 onwards.(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 02:03 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByANI

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co urged to get behind day-night Tests

Cricket Australia had originally pencilled in the ongoing opening Test of the current series as a pink-ball match, but India baulked at the idea.
Representative Image - A picture of the Pink Ball that are used in Day-night Tests.(Getty Images)
Representative Image - A picture of the Pink Ball that are used in Day-night Tests.(Getty Images)
Published on Dec 07, 2018 08:12 AM IST
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Sydney | ByAFP

Australia ODI captain Aaron Finch says off-field ructions causing ‘doubts’

A slew of Cricket Australia executives have resigned or been axed since the Longstaff report was released last week, shining a spotlight on cultural problems in the game’s administration.
Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth.(AFP)
Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 12:16 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByReuters

Steve Smith, David Warner bans could be lifted, says Cricket Australia CEO

Cricket Australia has come under pressure from the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) to end the bans following the release of the Longstaff review, which laid some of the blame for the Cape Town scandal at the door of the board.
Steve Smith (R) and David Warner are currently serving a 12-month ban for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.(REUTERS)
Steve Smith (R) and David Warner are currently serving a 12-month ban for their role in the ball-tampering scandal.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 01:14 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByReuters

Cricket Australia boss Sutherland replaced by Kevin Roberts

Roberts takes over with CA still under fire over the cheating scandal and divisions between players and administrators still raw from the pay dispute.
File image of James Sutherland.(AFP)
File image of James Sutherland.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 08:40 AM IST
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Sydney | ByAFP
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