Test series, cricket, tour, take a knee, home soil, Black Lives Matter, Michael Holding, lame, Barefoot Circle, stance, racism

Australian cricketers will be taking a knee for the first time on home soil next week, and plan to continue the gesture at the remaining Test matches against the West Indies. Cricket Australia has confirmed players will take part in the stand against racism before each of the two Tests – the first starting in … Read more

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

Justin Langer interview about sacking as Australian coach

Former coach Justin Langer has called out Test captain Pat Cummins’ role in his demise, the anonymous “cowards” who leaked against him and the Cricket Australia board for his unceremonious sacking last summer. In an exclusive interview with Code Sports, Langer reveals Cummins and white ball skipper Aaron Finch finally gave him “brutal” feedback, long … 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

Tim Paine book, Justin Langer exit as Australian coach, reaction, news

Former Australian Test captain Tim Paine has hit out at Cricket Australia’s (CA) handling of Justin Langer’s exit, labeling it as “embarrassing and unprofessional”. Writing in his new autobiography, The Price Paid, Paine offered a telling insight into the ugly coaching saga which ended with Langer resigning after being offered a six-month extension. A frank … Read more

Australia cricket Pat Cummins sponsor comments risk angering public

They say the Australian captaincy is the second-highest office in the country. Pat Cummins could soon learn what it’s like to be attacked like it’s the top office, writes DANIEL CHERNY. Ahead of the federal election, then opposition leader Anthony Albanese appeared to take a “small target” approach to win back the government for Labor … Read more

Taniela Tupou to re-sign with Rugby Australia, Super Rugby, Brad Thorn, Queensland Reds, video

Taniela Tupou is expected to sign a four-year extension with Rugby Australia – but, crucially, he won’t announce which Super Rugby franchise he will play for until he knows who will coach Queensland beyond 2023. The future of Tupou is the biggest piece of the puzzle in Australian rugby at present – ​​and dual international … Read more

Mitchell Johnson quits ABC radio over betting policy

Aussie cricket legend Mitchell Johnson has sensationally been forced out of his ABC radio gig. The iconic firebrand has confirmed that he has been forced to quit the national broadcaster over a clash of his media roles. The Australian first revealed the West Australian has been locked out because of the ABC’s policy banning its … Read more