Sunday, 26 September 2021

Tag Archives: ball-tampering scandal

Steve Smith hits ton as Australia edge out England

SOUTHHAMPTON: England fell to a 12-run defeat by Australia in a thrilling World Cup warm-up match in Southampton after Steve Smith’s first century since being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal. Smith hit 116 off 102 balls in an impressively composed innings to steer his side to 297-9. James ...

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Cricket Australia hails players’ post-scandal conduct

SYDNEY: Australian cricketers’ once-notorious behaviour has significantly improved amid attempts to clean-up the game’s culture after the ball-tampering scandal, Cricket Australia said. The men’s national team had no conduct citings during 2018-19 season, the first clean sheet in seven years, and code of conduct charges at all levels dropped 74 ...

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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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Jason Gillespie eyes Australian selector role

SYDNEY: Former Test fast bowler Jason Gillespie revealed his ambition to become a selector on Friday as Australia rebuilds after this year’s ball-tampering scandal. The current Sussex coach is well regarded after he led the Adelaide Strikers to their maiden Big Bash League T20 title this year, and took Yorkshire ...

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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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