Dennis Lillee quit as president of the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) as a new plan unveiled Thursday showed Tests against India, England, and South Africa will move to the new Perth Stadium.
Former New Zealand left-arm spinner and captain Daniel Vettori believes the Twenty20 format has helped spinners evolve in the long run, also adding that it has made the spinners think a step ahead of the batsman and take extra risks.
The success in the Indian Premier league (IPL) with Mumbai Indians notwithstanding, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting would not be tempted into abandoning his Big Bash League (BBL) commentary commitments for a more involved move into coaching.
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja is set to pick up a cricket bat this week for the first time since injuring his knee last summer, and remains determined to lead Australia A on their tour of India in July.
Captain Michael Clarke may have hoped to have seen the back of Kevin Pietersen in test cricket, but concedes the controversial batsman could yet return to threaten Australia`s hopes of retaining the Ashes.
Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg thrived on his skills once again as he showed age is nothing in sport. On Monday the veteran expressed his happiness after being bought by defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders during the eighth Indian Premier League auction.
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has revealed that not only has he remodelled his action to legally bowl again in international cricket, he has added two new deliveries to his armoury and hinted he could return to Australia for the Big Bash League next summer.
Brett Lee was denied a last-ball hat-trick and a fairytale end to his professional cricket career as the Perth Scorchers scrambled a single off the fast bowler to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles in Canberra on Wednesday.
Since the advent of T20 cricket, the excitement levels in the game have certainly risen thanks to some big hitting. The shortest format of cricket has seen many T20 league mushroom all across the club purely due to the entertainment value.