Women's cricket has a history that dates back to the 1800s, but it's spent much of that time in the shadows. This year, however, will be remembered as the year women's cricket was finally taken seriously. Included in a joint Memorandum of Understan
Ian Chappell, whose capacious cricket brain I draw on frequently during Australian summers, offers his characteristically blunt advice to skippers who want to offer their opponent first use of the wicket in a Test match.
The fourth day of the third Test between Australia and the West Indies has been rained out, with the doomed contest heading for a draw at the SCG.
Australia captain Steve Smith has stressed his batting line-up needs to address their tendency to collapse before this year's Ashes series against England.
The men's Ashes is nearly upon us, and there are a host of issues bedevilling the Australian and English teams in the lead-up to the oldest rivalry in world cricket.
England Test vice-captain Ben Stokes could be in doubt for this year's Ashes tour after he was arrested following an alleged late-night pub fight in Bristol that left a man in hospital with facial injuries.
When Nathan Lyon passed Hugh Trumble's mark of 141 for the most number of Test wickets taken by an Australian off-spinner in Jamaica in June 2015, his teammates dubbed him the GOAT.