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Cricket Australia secures deal for new major sponsor

Cricket Australia has secured energy provider Alinta Energy as major sponsor for the national men’s team  less than two months after the ball tampering scandal.

Agar ‘heartbroken’ for great mate Bancroft

"To watch those guys be broken on TV, to watch your mates go through that, (he) is one of my closest mates in WA, that's heartbreaking.

Testing times: Chappell hails youth plan

Those in the 10-man squad all have state contracts, including South Australia’s Jake Weatherald, emerging leg-spinner Lloyd Pope, who burst on to the scene at the World Cup this year when he claimed 8-35 against England, and Western Australia’s Cameron Green, the latter enjoying a five-wicket haul in his maiden Sheffield Shield match as a 17-year-old in February, 2017.

Testing times: Chappell hails youth plan

This year’s batch of male talent chosen in the national performance squad was cut from 18 last year to 10, in part because of finances, but also to allow coaches to spend more time with those with a greater chance of playing international cricket within the next five years.

Wrong call: Leave cricket’s toss of the coin alone

Darren Lehmann may no longer be coach of the Australian side but he could not have said it better when questioned whether the coin toss would be important heading into last year's tour of India.

India is holding back Test cricket: Waugh

India's refusal to play day-night Test cricket is holding back the future of the game, Mark Waugh says.

AFL as a true global sport? Don’t laugh – it could happen

The different time zones need not be an issue.

Bushrangers’ last stand: Victoria dump nickname

“It was more an overall feel from marketing and senior management.

Mark Waugh set to stand down as Australian selector

Former Test great Mark Waugh is set to step down as an Australian cricket team selector after his contract ends before the 2018-19 summer.