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Cricket Australia plays it cheeky on Sachin Tendulkar and Damien Fleming's birthday, fans fume

Cricket Australia plays it cheeky on Sachin Tendulkar and Damien Fleming's birthday, fans fume

While wishes poured in from every corner of the globe to wish Sachin Tendulkar on his 45th birth anniversary on Tuesday, Cricket Australia (CA) played it cheeky on Twitter in their congratulations to Damien Fleming, who shares his birthday with the master blaster. 

Apr 24, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
Australia in no hurry to appoint coach, team leadership

Australia in no hurry to appoint coach, team leadership

CA are looking for a new coach for the men`s team after Darren Lehmann stepped down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, while captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were both suspended for 12 months.

Apr 20, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Australia to have behaviour 'charter' in wake of ball-tampering controversy

Australia to have behaviour 'charter' in wake of ball-tampering controversy

Cricket Australia will draw up a "charter" governing player behaviour in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, chairman David Peever said on Friday.

Apr 06, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Cricket Australia's top brass must be held responsible after disappointing SA series: Shane Warne

Cricket Australia's top brass must be held responsible after disappointing SA series: Shane Warne

A ball-tampering scandal during the third Test in Cape Town claimed the scalps of former captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, who have all been suspended for up to a year, while coach Darren Lehmann quit in the aftermath.

Apr 04, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Cricket Australia considering ban on sledging in ball-tampering fallout

Cricket Australia considering ban on sledging in ball-tampering fallout

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor said on Sunday that Cricket Australia (CA) were considering a ban on sledging, or verbal taunting, after the ball-tampering scandal and fractious current Test series with South Africa.

Apr 01, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
David Warner masterminded ball-tampering, Steve Smith agreed, Cameron Bancroft executed

David Warner masterminded ball-tampering, Steve Smith agreed, Cameron Bancroft executed

After what transpired over the past week, camerapersons at cricket grounds may be asked to stay extra vigilant when Australia are bowling. That's how big a stain David Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft have left on their country's reputation and integrity.

Mar 31, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Cricket Australia confirms David Warner presser to be held on Saturday

Cricket Australia confirms David Warner presser to be held on Saturday

Warner suspended from international and state cricket for 12 months and banned from ever holding a leadership position in the test team.

Mar 30, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

Failure of leadership, my leadership: Steve Smith breaks down after return to Australia

Steve Smith has been banned from cricket for one year and will also not play in the IPL after he admitted to allowing ball tampering during South Africa vs Australia Test in Cape Town.

Mar 29, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
David Warner apologises for his role in ball-tampering scandal

David Warner apologises for his role in ball-tampering scandal

Disgraced Australia batsman David Warner on Thursday apologised for his role in the ball-tampering scandal. The left-handed batsman was banned for a year by Cricket Australia (CA) after it emerged he was at the centre of Australia's ball-tampering plans during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Mar 29, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Disgraced Steve Smith to face the music in Australia

Disgraced Steve Smith to face the music in Australia

Disgraced skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were heading home to an angry Australia on Thursday after being banned for a year over a cheating scandal that has left their careers in tatters and sponsors deserting the game.

Mar 29, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' conspiracy to cheat

Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' conspiracy to cheat

Australia's Magellan Financial Group Ltd cancelled a naming rights sponsorship deal with Cricket Australia after it banned players involved in a ball-tampering scandal, the biggest blow to the country's governing body reeling from the incident.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:04 AM IST
Cricket Australia confirms 12-month bans on Steve Smith, David Warner

Cricket Australia confirms 12-month bans on Steve Smith, David Warner

It is also confirmed that David Warner will not be considered for any leadership roles in future. 

Mar 28, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Cricket Australia bans Steve Smith, David Warner for 12 months: Reports

Cricket Australia bans Steve Smith, David Warner for 12 months: Reports

Batsman Cameron Bancroft, who was caught on camera using sandpaper to alter the ball's condition on the third day of the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town, has also been banned for nine months.

Mar 28, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
We understand the anger of fans: Here is the full text of Cricket Australia statement

We understand the anger of fans: Here is the full text of Cricket Australia statement

The ball-tampering issue has been the biggest incident that has rocked international cricket and fans from around the globe have made their displeasure felt.    

Mar 27, 2018, 23:54 PM IST
Ball-Tampering: Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft suspended by Cricket Australia

Ball-Tampering: Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft suspended by Cricket Australia

Coach Darren Lehmann, who was also targeted in the incident, Sutherland made it clear that besides the three players, no body else was aware of the plan. Consequently, Lehmann, who hadn't resigned will carry on as the Australian coach. 

Mar 27, 2018, 23:31 PM IST
England coach Trevor Bayliss embarrassed by Australian ball-tampering

England coach Trevor Bayliss embarrassed by Australian ball-tampering

 Australian Bayliss coached England in their recent 4-0 Ashes defeat.

Mar 27, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Matthew Renshaw to join Australia's Test squad in Johannesburg

Matthew Renshaw to join Australia's Test squad in Johannesburg

Queensland opener Matthew Renshaw appears to be in line for a recall to Australia's Test side with the batsman set to fly to South Africa immediately after the Sheffield Shield final in Brisbane.

Mar 27, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Steve Smith's fate in Cricket Australia probe to be known on Wednesday

Steve Smith's fate in Cricket Australia probe to be known on Wednesday

Cricket Australia's (CA) probe in the ball-tampering scandal surrounding their national team in South Africa has moved into the fast lane with findings of the investigation and the fate of captain Steve Smith and coach Darren Lehmann to be known on Wednesday, a report on cricket.com.au said. 

Mar 27, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Ball-tampering: Axe hangs over Darren Lehmann, Steve Smith as CA hold crisis talk

Ball-tampering: Axe hangs over Darren Lehmann, Steve Smith as CA hold crisis talk

CA is expected to update a shocked Australian public on Wednesday morning, with reports saying they could throw the book at Smith and his vice-captain David Warner by banning both for 12 months and sending them home in disgrace. 

Mar 27, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Steve Smith's shame: Australian media slams team's rotten cricket culture

Steve Smith's shame: Australian media slams team's rotten cricket culture

Steve Smith has admitted that the leadership of Australian cricket team had decided to tamper with the ball in a Test against South Africa. The act was later caught on camera.

Mar 26, 2018, 08:44 AM IST