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Covid-19: Cricket Australia staff furloughed with 80% pay cut

Cricket Australia is placing the majority of its employees on furlough until the end of June with staff being asked to take a big cut in wages. From April 27 most staff will be on heavily reduced pay – an 80% or equivalent cut – as CA prepares itself for a drastic drop in revenue […]

Alex Carey, Jon Holland miss out as Australia name Ashes squad

Many had expected Holland to feature in the squad as a back-up spinner to Nathan Lyon however those responsibilities have been handed to Marnus Labuschagne.

Ponting suggests Australia use right-handers to nullify Moeen Ali threat

Ali, 32, has already played in a home Ashes series once before and appeared to be the target of a pre-conceived Australian plan to attack the spinner.

Australia’s Meg Lanning defends decision to bat out a draw

The draw ensures that Australia will retain the Ashes as they lead the multi-format series 8-2.

England Lions agree to tour Australia in early 2020

The series is expected to feature both four-day games and one-day games as England Lions renew their rivalry with Australia A.

Root ignoring Australia comments, focusing on semi-final

“Nathan has a lot to say a lot of the time, so for me you just take it with a pinch of salt. It might be a way of taking pressure off himself and his team.”

Australia suffer Marsh, Maxwell injuries in lead up to semi-finals

Australia have seen Shaun Marsh ruled out of their World Cup squad as he and Glenn Maxwell suffered injuries during a net session. The pair were taken to hospital for scans after the blows. Shaun Marsh, who has already been replaced in the squad by wicket-keeper batsman Peter Handscomb, suffered a fractured forearm after a […]

India series win key to Australia’s revival – Pat Cummins

Australia’s Pat Cummins discusses importance of India series to Australia’s revival.

Marsh joins Australia’s World Cup as cover for Marcus Stoinis

Australia have called Mitch Marsh into their World Cup squad as cover for Marcus Stoinis. The all-rounder is receiving treatment for a side strain picked up while bowling in the loss to India on Sunday. Stoinis managed to return at the death to bowl while dealing with the problem, but has not trained in the […]

2019 Cricket World Cup guide: Australia

AT ONE point this year, you could have made a strong case that Australia were barely worth calling dark horses to retain their title, such had been their lack of form since lifting the trophy on home soil. Yet from 2-0 down away in India, the Australians produced a dramatic turnaround to win 3-2 and […]


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