Channel defends Michael Clarke's role as commentator
Channel defends Michael Clarke's role as commentator

Australian broadcaster Channel Nine has dismissed the criticism of injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke turning commentator for the third and fourth Tests against India, terming the negativity as "petty".

Ailing Richie Benaud could call Tests from living room
Ailing Richie Benaud could call Tests from living room

Legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud could call Australia's Test series this summer against India from his home if he is not fit enough to be at the grounds, his boss said.

Richie Benaud to sit out for remaining season due to slow recovery from injuries

Australian cricketing great Richie Benaud will reportedly be forced to sit out the rest of the season following injuries which he sustained in a car accident in October.

Channel Nine wants `greater say` in Oz team selection despite CA stance

Fresh tensions have erupted between Cricket Australia (CA) and Channel Nine after a leading Nine executive reportedly said that the network expected to have a greater say not only in scheduling but also in team selection.

George Bailey lashes out at Channel Nine criticism

Australia’s acting captain George Bailey has lambasted Channel Nine for claiming he will lead a second-string one-day international team against Sri Lanka, and accused the Nine Network of talking them down as a TV rights strategy.

Warne being wooed for popular Oz show Howzat sequel

Legendary leg spinner Shane Warne is in line to appear in the sequel of popular Australian mini-series about Kerry Packer and World Series Cricket, Howzat!

After UDRS, BCCI now says no to Hot Spot for Ind-Aus Tests

BCCI has not only stuck to its guns on non-acceptance of UDRS it has also shot down the use of hot spot for the forthcoming series against Australia.

Brett Lee set to sign deal with Channel Nine

Brett Lee is expected to sign a deal with Channel 9 ahead of the Ashes series.