Justin Langer slammed by Simon O’Donnell

Former Australia cricketer Simon O’Donnell has urged Justin Langer not to air his dirty laundry in public after an explosive interview about his tenure as national coach this week. In the interview with Code SportsLanger called out Test captain Pat Cummins’ role in his exit and the CA board, as well as those he called … Read more

Pat Cummins meets with Adam Gilchrist after the Justin Langer debate

Pat Cummins has reportedly started a campaign to heal the apparent divide in Australian cricket between current players and the nation’s greats. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Cummins met with Adam Gilchrist this week in what is expected to be the first of a number of meetings to cool any potential tensions. According to … Read more

Adam Gilchrist believes Australian fans ‘felt a little bit flat’ about current cricket team, crowd numbers, Justin Langer

Adam Gilchrist believes the Australian public “felt a little bit flat” towards the Australian cricket team during the T20 World Cup. Australia’s underwhelming campaign came to an end over the weekend when the tournament hosts finished third in their group behind New Zealand and England, falling short of the semi-finals. After being thrashed by New … Read more

Michael Clarke slams ‘un-Australian’ team after group exit, reaction, video, highlights

From playing an “un-Australian” way to losing the love of supporters, Michael Clarke has slammed the national cricket side following their T20 World Cup exit. The World Cup-winning captain, who prefaced his spray by saying he did not want to create “headlines”, did not hold back on morning radio as he said the ghosts of … Read more

Cricket news: More NSW players, more Test wins

New analysis indicates that while NSW cricketers are over-represented in the Australian Test team, they are better and more likely to help the side win than interstate counterparts. NSW players are, as many suspected, over-represented in the Australian Test side, but analysis indicates that is because they are better and the more you have, the … Read more

Pat Cummins announced One Day captain, David Warner subbed, video, highlights

Pat Cummins will lead Australia through to next year’s ODI World Cup, with the Test skipper appointed to the 50-over role on Tuesday. Cricket Australia made the announcement on Tuesday morning, appointing the 29-year-old to take over from Aaron Finch. Cummins edged out the likes of Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey and Mitch Marsh … Read more

David Warner captaincy, ball-tampering affair, Aaron Finch, T20 World Cup, video

David Warner’s bid to become Australia’s short-form captain has hit another snag, with the governing body’s code of conduct likely to ensure the veteran top order batter never leads his nation. A report in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age has revealed that when Warner, along with Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft, opted not … Read more

Grace Harris calls for women to push for results in bid for more tests, Ellyse Perry, video

Column: I GET pretty excited at the best of times but how good is the volume of women’s sport on at the moment? It’s kind of like all codes are having their women’s sport moment but it’s got me thinking about how cricket can step things up and I’d love to see more investment in … Read more

David Warner leadership ban to be reviewed, Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith

David Warner is set to meet with Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley in the coming weeks about his lifetime leadership ban as the organization looks to appoint a new ODI captain. Aaron Finch stood down from the post after this month’s ODI series against New Zealand, leaving big shoes to fill with a 50-over World … Read more

Aaron Finch calls for David Warner as captaincy successor, Triple M, ODI retirement

Aaron Finch’s retirement from one-day international cricket is set to cause a bit of a stir as the Australian white-ball captain called for opening partner David Warner to succeed him as captain of the 50-over side. Finch announced this morning that he was pulling the pin on his 50-over international career after his 146th match … Read more