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 is facing a wrongful dismissal claim after is fired its Tasmanian public policy and government relations manager over tweets she made critical of the state government’s abortion policy. Fairfax Media reports Angela Williamson, 39, was dismissed by Cricket Australia last month, just days after she’d met with a […]
James Sutherland is resigning as CEO of Cricket Australia after more than 17 years overseeing some of the most turbulent periods in the modern game. Sutherland is giving a year’s notice and plans to stay on until his replacement is appointed. “I feel very comfortable that this is the right […]
Seven and Foxtel have won the Cricket Australia rights to broadcast the sport The six-year deal ends 40-plus years of Nine’s Wide World of Sports being ‘the home of cricket’ The announcement comes just a fortnight after Nine won the rights to tennis in Australia from Seven Nine’s dominance of […]
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 […]
Former Australian vice-captain David Warner arrived back in Sydney overnight, after issuing an online apology where he expressed regret for his role in the ball-tampering scandal. Warner was met at Sydney airport by his wife Candice and two young daughters, and told assembled media he would make further statements in […]
Australian cricket and individual players have lost millions in recent days over the ball-tampering. Australian captain Steve Smith, co-captain David Warner, and batsman Cameron Bancroft were found guilty of attempting to change the condition of the ball during the third Test against Cape Town in South Africa last week. Smith […]
Steve Smith’s future as Australian cricket captain appears increasingly in doubt as the reaction and punishments over his involvement in a tampering plot during the third Test against South Africa continues to grow. The International Cricket Council banned Smith from taking part in the fourth Test against South Africa and […]
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said that a “peace plan” has been put forward to the Australian Cricketers’ Association to allow matches to go ahead on short term contracts. Sutherland told media in Melbourne on Thursday afternoon that a response to the proposal was expected by “early next week” […]
While the Australian cricket team collapsed in another embarrassing test defeat in Hobart today, head office has been busy working with Microsoft to turn things around. On the eve of Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella’s Australian visit, the AFR has revealed that the tech giant has deployed a new performance […]
NSW coroner Michael Barnes has found that a “minuscule misjudgment” by batsman Phillip Hughes as he attempted to pull a short ball from NSW paceman Sean Abbott led to his death. “His death was a tragic accident,” Barnes said, announcing his findings on Friday morning. “There was no suggestion the […]
Cricket Australia has continued to provide a nifty way to keep up with the scores in the office without your colleagues noticing. Last summer, the authority released “boss mode” on its live scorecard — a way to make the scorecard look like a professional spreadsheet on your computer monitor. With […]
Stung by falling crowd numbers in recent years, despite the success of the Big Bash League, Cricket Australia has cut ticket prices for next summer’s cricket season. The most recent tests against the West Indies and New Zealand failed to attract fans and one-day game crowds have evaporated, leading to […]
Cricket Australia is being urged to give the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) a second Test match during the 2016/17 Australian summer, laying the foundation for a potential day-night test match to be held at the historic venue in late 2016. According to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, SCG […]
A freak on-field accident.
Nabbed an awards-night hat-trick.