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Australian cricketers prepare for new-look pre-season

Over the next week or so, professional cricketers around Australia will dig out their kit bags and embark on a lengthy pre-season, which will likely have a very different feel from the usual as sport adapts to the...

Stock up on batsmen in batting-friendly Hobart

January 24: Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder in HobartOur XI: Matthew Wade, D'Arcy Short, Alex Hales, Alex Ross, David Miller, Ben McDermott, Chris Morris, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Qais Ahmed, Scott BolandNOTE: We might not always be able...

ICC defers decision on 2020 T20 World Cup to June 10

An ICC board meeting set to discuss the fate of the T20 World Cup and the international calendar instead turned into a discussion about the "issue of confidentiality" and ended with the setting up of an "independent" investigation...

‘Cannot wait forever’ – Mithali Raj wants women’s IPL from 2021

Mithali Raj, Indian Women's ODI captain, believes the BCCI should not "wait forever" to organise the women's IPL, and wants the inaugural tournament to be held in 2021. Raj, currently the most experienced player in women's cricket, said...

Lachlan Stevens returns as Melbourne Renegades WBBL coach

Lachlan Stevens has been named head coach of the Melbourne Renegades WBBL team and the Victoria Women's team amid the restructuring at Cricket Victoria.The Renegades role is a comeback for Stevens who was previously their head coach in...

England contracted players volunteer salary reductions

England's centrally-contracted men's players have donated £500,000 to the ECB and selected good causes, while the England women's squad has volunteered salary reductions for the months of April, May and June, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and...

Bawa's heroic hundred saves Zimbabwe; Shah's fifty downs UAE

A round-up of the Under-19 World Cup matches that took place on January 28, 2020

Mitchell Starc: Saliva ban risks ‘boring’ cricket without balance

Cricket runs the risk producing "boring" contests, losing followers of the game and reducing the number of young aspirants to bowl fast if a better balance isn't struck between bat and ball. These are Mitchell Starc's views in...

Queensland cuts take cricket job losses to 135

Community cricket will take another blow as part of Queensland Cricket's decision to follow Victoria in making severe cuts to the state association, as around half of 32 full-time positions made redundant are drawn from the areas geared...

Beuran Hendricks earns CSA national contract, Dale Steyn left out

Beuran Hendricks, the left-arm seamer who made his Test and ODI debuts for South Africa in the past season, is the only new name on the national men's contracted player list for the 2020-21 season. Meanwhile, pacer Nadine...

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