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Ben Stokes to face trial over nightclub fight last year

England cricketer Ben Stokes will go on trial in the British city of Bristol over an altercation outside a nightclub that scuppered his Ashes campaign.

‘I hope you all get sunburnt’: Furious neighbour crashes grade cricket match

Two Sydney grade cricket teams had to deal with an unwanted pitch invasion after a furious woman stormed the field on the weekend.

New drop-in pitch ready for action at Optus Stadium

The new pitch is in at Optus Stadium ahead of Sunday’s fifth one-day international between Australia and England.

WA dumps proposed Optus Stadium BBL cap – 9News

A proposed cap on attendees to a Big Bash League cricket semi-final at Perth's new 60,000-seat Optus Stadium has officially been scrapped.

WA govt looks set for a stadium backflip – 9News

The WA government looks set to again bow to public pressure and reverse one of its decisions, this time over a cap on attendance at the new stadium for a Big Bash League cricket semi-final.

England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over 2017 nightclub ‘incident’

England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with affray following an incident in the city of Bristol last September.

Get Nicked: Richie Benaud, Ringo Starr and clueless politicians

Yesterday was Richie Benaud Day at the SCG, which means hundreds of punters showed up to the final Ashes Test dressed as the late, great commentator and player.

Marvellous: SCG turns into a sea of silver in honour of Richie Benaud

Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs were transformed into a sea of silver early this morning as hundreds of cricket fans gathered to celebrate Day Two of the Ashes at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Hawke smashes beer on Test big screen – again – 9News

Former prime minister Bob Hawke shows no sign of slowing down in his twilight years after once again delighting the crowd by skolling a beer at the SCG Ashes Test.

‘He’s a pest’: The bantering boys calling the cricket

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