Saturday, 20 April 2019

Tag Archives: Cricket Australia

Injured Steve Smith ruled out of PSL-4

MELBOURNE: : Multan Sultans have been dealt a blow with Australian batsman Steve Smith ruled out of the Pakistan Super League 2019 due to an elbow injury. According to Cricket Australia, Smith will undergo surgery and is expected to wear a brace for six weeks before commencing rehabilitation. The HBL ...

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Cameron Bancroft confirms David Warner asked him to tamper with ball

LONDON–Press Association 2018: Cameron Bancroft has revealed David Warner was the one to suggest he should tamper with the ball during Australia’s notorious Test match in South Africa that saw him handed a nine-month ban. Bancroft’s attempt to manipulate the ball in Cape Town with what was later revealed to ...

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Warne offers to help beleaguered Cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: Spin king Shane Warne put his hand up Friday to help Australian cricket out of its current spiral and urged the sport’s beleaguered governing body to make better use of other former top players. The national team has been in a form slump since a ball-tampering scandal in March ...

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Cricket Australia chairman urged to quit after ball-tampering review

  SYDNEY: Cricket Australia chairman David Peever faced growing calls to quit after a damning review slammed the body’s conduct leading up to a major ball-tampering scandal. The independent review released Monday found that an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture within Cricket Australia contributed to players cheating in the pursuit of ...

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Australia, England reject cricket fixing as probe launched

LONDON: Australia and England rejected fresh allegations about corruption in cricket by television news channel Al Jazeera, which claimed there had been 26 spot-fixing incidents in 15 international matches. In a follow-up documentary to one aired earlier this year, the Qatari-based broadcaster reported on Sunday that a small group of ...

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Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland replaced by insider

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia (CA) named insider Kevin Roberts – who spearheaded an ill-fated attempt to slash players’ pay last year – to lead the troubled organisation in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. Roberts was appointed chief executive officer and on October 25 will formally replace James Sutherland, who announced ...

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Australia opener Matt Renshaw a doubt for first Pakistan test

MELBOURNE: Australia opener Matt Renshaw is a doubt for the series-opening test against Pakistan after suffering a head injury in a tour match in Dubai. Renshaw, who has a history of concussions, exited the match against a Pakistan ‘A’ side after being hit by a pull shot from batsman Abid ...

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Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ probe closed by cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday closed an investigation into Moeen Ali’s complaint of being addressed as “Osama” by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series as no fresh details emerged during the inquiry. Moeen had made the claim in his autobiography earlier this month. “An Australian player turned ...

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Cricket Australia draws up cultural charter to avoid scandals

MELBOURNE: Australian cricket is drawing up a cultural blueprint in which players will pledge to uphold certain standards in a move away from their win-at-all-costs mentality, according to skipper Tim Paine. The player charter is being developed in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal in March that rocked the game ...

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Cricket Australia worker fired over abortion tweets

TASMANIA: Earlier this month, Cricket Australia was praised for being a female-friendly workplace. But today the organisation is under fire after it was revealed it had sacked a female employee for posting a series of tweets pushing for abortion reform in Tasmania. In January, it was announced that Tasmania’s only ...

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