Cricket Australia

Tim Paine takes indefinite mental health break from cricket

The news comes a week after Paine tearfully quit as captain after revelations of a scandal involving the sending of inappropriate texts to a female co-worker in 2017.

published on : 26th November 2021

Pat Cummins is new Australia cricket captain

The last fast bowler to lead Australia at test level was Ray Lindwall for a single match in 1956, and only as a stand-in. Cummins is Australia's 47th test captain.

published on : 26th November 2021

Australia will be without captain for 15 years if it is looking for perfect skipper: Michael Clarke

Fast bowling spearhead Pat Cummins has emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Paine and former skipper Steve Smith is also in the reckoning.

published on : 24th November 2021

Steve Smith is one of candidates for Test captaincy after selectors approach Cricket Australia

Though vice-captain Pat Cummins remains the frontrunner for the top job, Smith is also in the reckoning, the country's cricket board said following the resignation of Tim Paine from the top job.

published on : 20th November 2021

Cricket Australia Chairman admits it was a mistake to not strip Paine of captaincy three years ago

Tim Paine stepped down as Australia's Test skipper on Nov 19 after it emerged that he had sent an unsolicited explicit image of himself along with a string of lewd messages to a co-worker in 2017.

published on : 20th November 2021

Tim Paine steps down as Australia's Test captain after "sexting scandal"

Tim Paine was investigated in 2017 by Cricket Australia over sending an explicit image of himself and a string of lewd messages to a co-worker at Cricket Tasmania.

published on : 19th November 2021

Australia postpones Afghanistan Test match after Taliban banning women's cricket

Senior Australian cricketers had indicated they would like to see the Test cancelled if the de facto ban on women's cricket remained in place.

published on : 5th November 2021

Cricket Australia rejects England's request to move Ashes opener to Sydney: Reports

The ECB had requested CA to move the opener to Sydney, which would have enabled England cricketers avoid Queensland's 14-days mandatory quarantine.

published on : 20th October 2021

Former fast bowler Tony Dodemaide joins Australia's National Selection Panel

Dodemaide is currently General Manager of Hockey One, the new elite national competition for Australian hockey and will step down from the mentioned position.

published on : 18th October 2021

Earl Eddings resigns as Cricket Australia​ chairman ahead of AGM due to lack of support from states

The development comes less than a month after Eddings, who took over as interim chairman in 2018, was unanimously endorsed by the CA Board to serve a second term.

published on : 13th October 2021

England agree to tour Australia for Ashes series: Report 

The report further stated that Jos Buttler could be the only England player not to agree to travel, having previously expressed his concerns over the tour.

published on : 6th October 2021

Cricket Australia to announce indefinite postponement of one-off Test against Afghanistan: official

The one-off Test was originally scheduled in 2020 but was postponed to November 27 this year because of COVID-19.

published on : 29th September 2021

ICC partners with CA to live stream Australia's international summer of cricket

ICC.tv, the streaming platform launched by the ICC in July, will live stream the multi-format series against India from tomorrow, 21 September - 12 October.

published on : 20th September 2021

Cricket Australia confirms match officials for multi-format series against India Women

Cricket Australia confirmed the match official appointments for the upcoming women's international multi-format series between Australia and India.

published on : 11th September 2021

Do not penalise us for our cultural and religious environment: ACB CEO to Cricket Australia

Soon after forming an interim government, the Taliban banned women from playing cricket or any others sports, casting doubts over Afghanistan men's team Test status.

published on : 10th September 2021
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