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Respect between genders leads to women’s cricket finally being taken seriously

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

Mixed Marsh mish-mash makes murderous mismatch

There was a time when Australian cricket was built on Mitchells and Marshes.

Did Joe Root blunder in sending Australia into bat?

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.

SCG Test day four washed out, free entry announced for day five

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.

Warner smashes century as SCG Test ends in a draw

A scintillating century from David Warner proved to be a rare highlight of the rain-affected third Test between Australia and West Indies at the SCG, which ended in a draw on Thursday.

Aussies worried about batting collapses ahead of Ashes series

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 Ashes Natter: Can England avoid another pasting on Aussie soil?

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.

Hong Kong cricket is gathering pace

With rain on the horizon, a tiny crowd of diehard cricket fans are scattered through the WACA Ground in Perth.

Ben Stokes arrested over nightclub incident, Ashes preparations in turmoil

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.

Lyon ticks another name off list with 6 wickets in Dhaka

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.


Steve Smith calls for change to video rulings for catches

Steve Smith has called for a change to the video umpire laws after being out to a contentious call in Australia's loss to England on Sunday night.