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James Faulkner banned over drink-driving charge
James Faulkner banned over drink-driving charge

World Cup winner James Faulkner will miss Australia`s limited overs matches againt England and Ireland after Cricket Australia (CA) banned the all-rounder for drink-driving.

Australia to host India in ODI/T20 series in January
Australia to host India in ODI/T20 series in January

World champions Australia will host India in five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals in January, it was announced Thursday.

Australia`s James Faulkner facing drink-driving charge
Australia`s James Faulkner facing drink-driving charge

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner accepted Friday he had made an "error of judgement" after being charged with drink-driving by Greater Manchester Police while playing for English county side Lancashire.

Australia-NZ to play first day-night match in Test history
Australia-NZ to play first day-night match in Test history

Australia and New Zealand will play the first day-night match in Test cricket`s 138-year history, cricket chiefs announced Tuesday, in a bid to drive up dwindling spectator numbers for the five-day game.

Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer
Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer

 Kookaburra, the manufacturer of cricket's new pink ball, on Tuesday declared it is Test match ready, if the inaugural day-night contest goes ahead in Australia in November.

CSA, CA chiefs invited for IPL 2015 final, to discuss fate of CLT20
CSA, CA chiefs invited for IPL 2015 final, to discuss fate of CLT20

The BCCI will discuss the fate of Champions League T20 with the Presidents of Cricket South Africa and Cricket Australia, who have been extended special invitations to watch the May 24 IPL final at the Eden Gardens.

Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne contemplating to start T20 league for former legends: Report
Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne contemplating to start T20 league for former legends: Report

Cricket greats Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar are planning to start a new Twenty20 competition for former international players, reports said Friday.

Australia to hold independent review of Phil Hughes death
Australia to hold independent review of Phil Hughes death

Cricket Australia (CA) said Thursday it will commission an independent review into the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes to try to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests
Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests

 New Zealand`s top players are overwhelmingly against a proposal to play "day-night" Test cricket when they tour Australia this year, fearing it will "devalue" the game, the New Zealand Cricket Players Association said Thursday.

Aussies relish England Kevin Pietersen chaos
Aussies relish England Kevin Pietersen chaos

Australian cricketers are in shock over Kevin Pietersen's banishment from the international game and delighted they won't have to face him in this year's Ashes series.

Samuel Badree to work with young Australian spinners
Samuel Badree to work with young Australian spinners

Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday hired the services of West Indies spinner Samuel Badree to work with the World champions' young tweakers.

Coaches exchange programme with CA to be discussed at NCA meet
Coaches exchange programme with CA to be discussed at NCA meet

 The National Cricket Academy's new committee headed by MP Pandove in its first meeting will discuss the possibilities of having an exchange programme with Cricket Australia for coaches, physios and trainers.

BML Munjal University introduces MBA in forensic accounting
BML Munjal University introduces MBA in forensic accounting

A new MBA programme for Chartered Accountants as well as students with a Science background having an interest in Finance facilitates the detection of financial fraud.

Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting
Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the semifinal of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday.

Michael Clarke could have played World Cup opener, says Shane Warne
Michael Clarke could have played World Cup opener, says Shane Warne

Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne Friday said Australian captain Michael Clarke is fitter than he has been in the last five years and should have been picked for Australia's World Cup opener against England Saturday.

Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus
Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus

 Ryan Harris will sit out the remainder of the Sheffield Shield season to allow the fast bowling spearhead to be at his peak for this winter's Ashes series as Australia seeks to win an away series for the first time since 2001.

Michael Clarke ready to play for Australia under captain Steven Smith
Michael Clarke ready to play for Australia under captain Steven Smith

 Australian skipper Michael Clarke, battling to regain fitness from hamstring surgery and chronic back pain, said Monday he would be prepared to play under the captaincy of young gun Steve Smith.

Michael Clarke denies rift with Australian teammates
Michael Clarke denies rift with Australian teammates

Australian captain Michael Clarke on Saturday rejected speculation about a rift with teammates as he battles for fitness ahead of the World Cup.

Australia cricket officials contemplating appointing Steve Smith as ODI captain after WC
Australia cricket officials contemplating appointing Steve Smith as ODI captain after WC

Michael Clarke may just meet the fitness deadline to lead the national team into the World Cup starting February 14, even as many Australia cricket officials are mulling appointing Steven Smith as full-time captain after the 50-over showpiece event.

David Warner warned by CA to mend mend ways: Report
David Warner warned by CA to mend mend ways: Report

Volatile Australian batsman David Warner was on Monday warned by his cricket Board boss to "stop looking for trouble" after he engaged in verbal spat with Indian opener Rohit Sharma during the tri-series match between their sides here on Sunday.