Australia cricket

July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

Pay dispute bit of a shame, says McGrath

Reports emerged that Australia players were mulling a pull out from the Test series against Bangladesh and Australia’s legendery paceman Glenn McGrath terms it as shameful.

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

Aussie players reportedly mull Bangladesh boycott

Australia's senior players have voted to boycott next month's tour of Bangladesh unless their long-running pay dispute with Cricket Australia (CA) is settled before they leave, reports say.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

Young Australians to face Bangladesh HP squad

Bangladesh HP are set to play against a Northern Territory outfit in two one day matches and a three- day game. The Northern Territory outfit will feature six young Australian players who are hoping to make a mark for selection in the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

July 11, 2017
July 11, 2017

Taylor confident 'Bangladesh tour' will go as planned

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says that he is confident that Australia’s scheduled tour of Bangladesh will go ahead as planned.

July 5, 2017
July 5, 2017

Pay dispute advances looming crisis for Test cricket

MCC world cricket committee chairman Mike Brearley says the threat of an Ashes boycott by Australia players is a "serious" concern amid fears of a "looming crisis" for Test cricket as a whole.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

Australia warn players as pay row deadline looms

Cricket Australia send a formal letter to warring players and officially inform them they will be unemployed if a deal is not reached this week in their protracted pay dispute.

May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017

Smith plays down talk of Ashes strike

Australia captain Steve Smith has played down a tense stand-off in pay negotiations between the players' union and the national cricket board, saying his team is highly motivated to cut a deal and play the Ashes against England.

May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017

Aus board gambled on players' greed and lost

Australia's cricket board gambled that greed would motivate top players into accepting a pay offer and while that bet has backfired the parties are likely to thrash out a deal in time to avert an Ashes boycott, former captain Ian Chappell says.

April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017

‘We're prepared for Aussie pace rampage’

Joe Root knows just how damaging a rampaging Australian pace attack can be having experienced first-hand the devastation wreaked on England by Mitchell Johnson and Ryan Harris during his maiden Ashes tour in 2013-14.

April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017

Australia name pace-heavy squad

Fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were Thursday named in Australia's 15-man squad for next month's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales.