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Fit-again Rory Burns admits timing of ankle injury was frustrating

Rory Burns returned to the nets for the first time in six months on Monday, confident that the ankle that he injured during football practice in South Africa has fully recovered, but admitting that his time out of...

Australian Cricketers Association to formally challenge Cricket Australia revenue forecasts

Almost three years after a pay dispute that ended in an exhausted compromise, Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association are back in conflict. The players' union has advised its intent to formally challenge the governing body's pessimistic...

Anil Kumble: ‘Let’s get spinners back in Test cricket’

The bowling community might be breaking sweat over shining the ball in the absence of saliva, but Anil Kumble, the former India captain and chairman of the ICC's cricket committee, believes cricket should utilise pitches to even up...

CA claims cuts will reduce A$142 million revenue hole

Kevin Roberts, the Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive, has outlined his case for 25% across the board cuts to the governing body, the state associations and revenue due to the players. Roberts claimed that the game would be...

Daren Sammy, Chris Gayle raise voice against racism in wake of George Floyd killing

Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy and senior batsman Chris Gayle have become the first active cricketers to join a growing number of sports personalities worldwide in publicly raising their voice against the scourge of racism following the...

ECB announces record turnover as it prepares for Covid-19 financial hit

The ECB has announced "bittersweet" financial results for 2019-20, reporting a record turnover of £228 million while bracing for the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on cricket in England and Wales.In its strategic report, the ECB attributed the...

Melbourne Renegades chief to report to Melbourne Stars’ chief

A restructure of Cricket Victoria's (CV) Big Bash League teams for next season will see the Melbourne Renegades' general manager reporting to the equivalent figure for the Melbourne Stars. This is a consequence of the clubs having to...

Rachel Priest loses New Zealand central contract

Rachel Priest has been omitted from New Zealand's central contract list, while keeper-batter Natalie Dodd and seamer Jess Kerr have been awarded their first deals.Priest, 34, won back her national contract last year after impressing for Western Storm...

Kagiso Rabada: My wicket celebrations stem from ‘passion’

Kagiso Rabada believes that his enthusiastic wicket-taking celebrations, which have led him to fall foul of the ICC's code of conduct several times, stem from "passion", but he has suggested he is looking for ways to express himself...

Jasprit Bumrah wants an ‘alternative’ to saliva for shining the ball post-Covid

Jasprit Bumrah believes some provision should be made for an "alternative" to saliva for bowlers as a means to shine the ball, once cricket resumes. The ICC had agreed with its cricket committee and said no saliva should...

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