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Cricket Australia boss David Peever is out ‘effective immediately’

Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman David Peever has announced he will leave his role “effective immediately.” Peever has been copping mounting criticism following the review of Cricket Australia’s corporate and on-field culture, released earlier this week. Despite being appointed for three more years at the head of CA’s board at the […]
Cricket Australia boss David Peever is out ‘effective immediately’
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There’s a lot of pressure on Cricket Australia to end Steve Smith’s ban immediately

Australian cricketer Steve Smith should be reinstated as Test captain immediately, according to the Australian Cricketers’ Association. ACA President Greg Dyer and Chief Executive Alastair Nicholson made the call yesterday after Cricket Australia released a report into the ball-tampering scandal earlier this year in South Africa. It found that Smith, […]
There’s a lot of pressure on Cricket Australia to end Steve Smith’s ban immediately
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David Warner won’t appeal his 12-month suspension from cricket

Australian batsman and former vice-captain David Warner, the instigator of ball-tampering scandal during the 3rd test in South Africa, has announced that he won’t appeal his 12-month suspension from the national side. Warner, who was given a deadline of today by Cricket Australia to decide whether he would launch an […]
David Warner won’t appeal his 12-month suspension from cricket
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Sandpaper. They used sandpaper

This is the twisting of the knife. With the reputation of Australian cricket already in tatters, and three brilliant players now banned from the game for nine months to a year, it turns out the initial claim that “sticky tape” from kit bags was used to try and rough up […]
Sandpaper. They used sandpaper
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Here’s why tampering with a ball is considered cheating

Australian cricket is engulfed in scandal after TV cameras caught Cameron Bancroft attempting to manipulate the condition of the ball during the team’s third Test match against South Africa. Bancroft and the Australian captain, Steve Smith, subsequently admitted to the offence and the collusion of the player leadership group in […]
Here’s why tampering with a ball is considered cheating