Cricket Australia

Sourav Ganguly has assured me India will tour Australia: Cricket Australia chairman

The tour will reportedly commence with a white-ball component before the four-Test series against Australia, beginning in Adelaide on December 17.


Oct 15, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Australia win first cricket match Down Under in six months

Australia won their first Twenty20 international in almost seven months by 17 runs at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.

Sep 26, 2020, 15:34 PM IST

Victorian government working on getting crowd back for Boxing Day Test, Australian Open

There is speculation that MCG may miss out on hosting the Boxing Day Test, an annual highlight on the calendar, since Victoria is reeling under COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 14, 2020, 15:49 PM IST

Fans to be allowed inside stadium for Australia vs New Zealand Women's series

Australia and New Zealand will play three ODIs and three T20Is beginning September 26 at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane.

Sep 14, 2020, 12:21 PM IST

India's tour of Australia likely to begin either in Adelaide or Brisbane

Australia are currently in England for a limited-overs series, consisting of three T20Is and as many ODIs.

Sep 07, 2020, 15:19 PM IST

Australian players barred from using sweat from head, face, neck on ball

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc said that he was not too bothered by the extra restriction.

Aug 28, 2020, 16:55 PM IST

Afghanistan set to play Test match against Australia in December

The Test match against Australia will be Afghanistan`s fifth game in the longest format after the country gained Full-Member status in 2017.

Aug 26, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Australian batsman Steve Smith will miss booing fans on England return

Former Australia captain Smith was jeered by the crowd in last year`s Ashes series for the 2018 ball-tampering scandal that unfolded in South Africa on his watch.

Aug 23, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Bulked-up Mitchell Starc hopes to test 160kph mark

The Australian speedster hopes to cross the much fancied 160kph barrier once again after gaining five kg's in the long off-season owing to the COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 13, 2020, 11:06 AM IST

Former Australia woman wicketkeeper Lorna Beal dies aged 96

She played her final match during Australia's tour to England in 1951. 

Aug 11, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

ICC Men's T20 World Cup: India to host 2021 edition, Australia gets nod for 2022

Earlier, the ICC Men's T20I World Cup--which was slated to take place from October 18 to  November 15 this year in Australia--was postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 07, 2020, 20:31 PM IST

Cricket Australia mull moving Boxing Day Test from traditional MCG

The four Tests of the much-anticipated series are currently scheduled to be held at Gabba, Adelaide Oval, MCG and the SCG respectively starting December 3.

Aug 06, 2020, 20:50 PM IST

Drawing Ashes in England in 2019 was disappointing, says Steve Smith

Smith was awarded the Compton-Miller Medal as the player of the series after scoring 774 runs at an average of 110.57 from four tests.

Aug 05, 2020, 17:19 PM IST

Australia's Big Bash League to start on December 3, Women's BBL slated to begin on October 17

This time, both the leagues will witness more matches than previous seasons. 

Jul 15, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Cricket Australia decides to drop Dukes ball from Sheffield Shield

The Dukes were introduced to the Sheffield Shield in 2016/17 to help prepare Australia`s batsmen for the ball used on English pitches in the leadup to the 2019 Ashes.

Jul 02, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

Ricky Ponting shares 'treasured memories' from his three successful World Cup campaigns; see here

The Australian team has lifted the 50-over World Cup on five occasions and has the most number of ODI WC titles in the world.

Jul 01, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

Australia announce resumption of cricket series; Zimbabwe, New Zealand, India, West Indies scheduled to tour

Australia has decided to host international cricket starting with a three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe on August 9, 2020, at a venue which is yet to be finalised with India, too, going Down Under later in the year. Announcing the schedule of international cricket for the 2020-21 season following a sudden break due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic earlier in the year, Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts said that the dates of the matches have been announced following his country's success in tackling the deadly viral infection

May 28, 2020, 22:42 PM IST

India 2020-21 tour of Australia: Complete schedule of Virat Kohli-led team's 3 T20Is, 4 Tests, 3 ODIs; women's team's 3 ODIs

Cricket Australia on Thursday (May 28, 2020) announced the schedule of Indian men's and women's team Down Under during the later part of 2020 and early 2021. Making the announcement about the proposed return of competitive cricket which has been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world, Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts stated that his team is "working closely with the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) to deliver the eagerly anticipated men’s and women’s tours".

May 28, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

Mark Taylor urges ICC to make decision on T20 World Cup this week

The ICC board is due to meet on May 28 to discuss a number of issues related to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

May 24, 2020, 17:57 PM IST

Australia's quick Pat Cummins wants 'something artificial' to shine ball

Australia's quick Pat Cummins wants cricket`s lawmakers to approve the use of an artificial substance to shine the ball after a ban on the use of saliva was recommended in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis.

May 20, 2020, 18:44 PM IST