Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Cricket Australia

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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Mark Waugh steps down as Australian selector

SYDNEY: Australian cricket great Mark Waugh Tuesday quit as a national selector to take up a television commentary role as broadcasters jockey for top talent after a new rights deal was agreed. Waugh will not renew his contract when it expires on August 31 but will remain on the panel ...

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Family the focus for banned Warner after tampering scandal

SYDNEY: Disgraced cricketer David Warner said he was humbled by the support received following the cheating scandal that rocked the sport, with the feisty opener refocused on his family. Warner was considered the mastermind behind the plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in ...

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Michael Clarke Offers to Help Cricket Australia

 Australia’s next international commitment is a limited-overs tour of England in June. (Photo: AFP) GOLD COAST: Former captain Michael Clarke has offered to help the embattled Australian cricket team ‘in any way’ he can as they deal with the fallout of ball-tampering bans to captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David ...

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Warner joins Smith and Bancroft in accepting tampering ban

SYDNEY: David Warner said he will not be challenging his 12-month ban for ball-tampering and would strive to be a better teammate and role model. His decision, just hours before a deadline, followed a contrite Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft also accepting their sanctions on Wednesday. Warner and Smith were ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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Brad Haddin appointed new fielding coach for Australia

MELBOURNE: Former wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the Australian cricket team as high-performance coach. Haddin, who has signed on until the end of 2019, replaces fielding coach Greg Blewett in Darren Lehmann’s coaching staff. “I grew up in an era of players like Andrew Symonds and Ricky Ponting who gave ...

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