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England ‘curious’ about ball-tampering in Ashes: Cook

Alastair Cook admits England were "curious" of Australia possibly ball-tampering in the recent Ashes series.

Paine says players queried aggression as Cricket Australia review looms

Justin Langer remains the favourite to succeed Darren Lehmann as national coach Photo: AAPFormer captain Ricky Ponting has been widely tipped to become the Twenty20 coach, having filled in as an assistant in that format the past two summers.

David Warner seeking evidence before possible hearing

Roy was originally intending to interview all players and staff but it is understood that focus was then narrowed and it is unclear exactly how many in addition to Smith, Warner and Bancroft were spoken to as part of the investigation.

Cricket’s cultural review to include more than just team

Sutherland and the board have grown increasingly agitated by the on-field antics of the team in recent times – the chief executive ordered his players to show more respect to their opponents after an ugly first Test against the Proteas in Durban – but a more piercing overall stance examining deep-seated cultural issues in a win-at-all-costs mentality was not taken by the top brass.

Australia selectors look beyond exiled leaders and focus on World Cup

"This period is set to include a significant amount of limited-overs cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Former Test cricketer to lead second review, into player behaviour

“The player review is around the conduct of our players,” Mr Peever said.

‘Never in my 14 years of refereeing have I seen such animosity’: Crowe

Rabada disputed with the umpires Smith's assertion that he had been "shouldered" by the paceman;Crowe expressed doubts about the veracity of Rabada's testimony at the initial hearing;Smith did not appear at the appeal because he had not been asked by the ICC, which prevented him from commenting on the force of contact from Rabada.

Raids at Murdoch empire come at a bad time in cricket rights battle

Raids at the UK offices of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire over possible antitrust violations relating to sports rights wouldn’t have been welcome news to News Corp’s Foxtel as it continues discussions for Australia’s $1 billion cricket rights.

Foxtel’s cricket coup changes media politics forever

Since Tests will be simulcast on Seven, the deal seems to comply with Australia's anti-siphoning regime.


Williamson stands up after England crumble for 58

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was in sight of his 18th test century as the ball dominated the bat on the opening day of the two-match series with England dismissed for a record low score of 58 at Eden Park on Thursday.