Australia still aiming to host Afghanistan Test | Cricket News

Australia still aiming to host Afghanistan Test | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia say they are still hoping a planned Test match against Afghanistan will go ahead, despite the Taliban takeover of the country and acute uncertainty over their rule. The governing body said preparations for the one-off match in Hobart beginning November 27 were proceeding as planned. “Cricket Australia’s planning for the historic first … Read more

England face mass withdrawal before Ashes owing to Australia’s hard quarantine rules | Cricket News

England face mass withdrawal before Ashes owing to Australia's hard quarantine rules | Cricket News

SYDNEY: As many as 10 England players could be forced to pull out of the Ashes tour of Australia if an agreement is not reached over travel and quarantine arrangements for their families. According to a report in the ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, unhappy with Cricket Australia‘s lack of progress on this front, many English players … Read more

Nathan Ellis: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis bags IPL contract | Cricket News

Nathan Ellis: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis bags IPL contract | Cricket News

MELBOURNE: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis has landed an IPL contract ahead of the second leg of the league in the UAE after being named as a travelling reserve in the national team for the T20 World Cup. “Ellis was being chased by three IPL franchises for the upcoming tournament before agreeing to terms with an … Read more

CA CEO Nick Hockley- The New Indian Express

CA CEO Nick Hockley- The New Indian Express

By ANI MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) has come out in support of coach Justin Langer following question being asked as to whether the former opening batsman’s coaching style is relevant for the Aussies. Langer’s role as a coach has come under the scanner after Australia’s disappointing loss to Bangladesh in the T20I series. The side … Read more

If Cricket Australia wants to move on from Justin Langer as coach, do it sooner rather than later- The New Indian Express

If Cricket Australia wants to move on from Justin Langer as coach, do it sooner rather than later- The New Indian Express

By ANI MELBOURNE: Former Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has said that if Cricket Australia (CA) wants to move on from Justin Langer as the head coach, then they should do it sooner rather than later. Langer has come under severe scrutiny after Australia lost the T20I series against West Indies and Bangladesh earlier this year. … Read more

Afghanistan ODI series shelved, Australians free to finish India Premier League in UAE | Cricket News

Afghanistan ODI series shelved, Australians free to finish India Premier League in UAE | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Australia‘s scheduled one-day international series against Afghanistan in India has been postponed, the cricket boards of the competing countries said on Sunday, leaving the players free to fulfil their Indian Premier League (IPL) commitments. The three one-dayers were supposed to take place ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup but the showpiece shortest-format tournament has … Read more

Aaron Finch on track to lead Australia at T20 World Cup after knee surgery | Cricket News

Aaron Finch on track to lead Australia at T20 World Cup after knee surgery | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Australia’s short format captain Aaron Finch is on track to lead the team at the Twenty20 World Cup in October and November after undergoing surgery on his right knee, Cricket Australia said on Friday. The 34-year-old opener sustained the knee injury at St Lucia last month on a short format tour of West Indies … Read more

England ‘confident’ of Ashes tour amid travel negotiations | Cricket News

England 'confident' of Ashes tour amid travel negotiations | Cricket News

LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is “very confident” the end of year Ashes tour will go ahead as planned even though negotiations are continuing over travel and quarantine restrictions in Australia. England will play the Twenty20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October-November before heading to Australia and players who … Read more

Justin Langer in heated confrontation with Cricket Australia staffer over Bangladesh video: Report | Cricket News

Justin Langer in heated confrontation with Cricket Australia staffer over Bangladesh video: Report | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Australia head coach Justin langer was reportedly involved in a confrontation with a Cricket Australia staffer over a video posted on the board’s website, showing the Bangladesh players celebrating their maiden series win against the tourists last week. According to ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’, Langer and Australia team manager Gavin Dovey “became animated” in … Read more

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