Zeeshan Akbar was not there to bat on Wednesday afternoon but his friends still declared him “not out”.
Bruce Gordon's WIN Corporation knocked back a request to tip in about $5 million a year to help pump-up Ten Network's offer to Cricket Australia, in a move that suggests tension remains between the Bermuda-based billionaire and Ten's new owner.
I’ve lived here longer than I’ve lived anywhere, longer than most of our cricketers have been alive, but still, I sometimes think, I’ll never really be properly Australian.
All the headlines and focus will be on 100-ball innings and wildcard overs, but actually the new tournament will stand or fall by whether or not it attracts the best players and coaches.
English domestic cricket is set to get yet another format after the England and Wales Cricket Board announced plans for an eight-team, 100-ball competition in the pursuit of younger, family oriented audiences.
Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto has confirmed he'd be keen to sign one of Australia's banned Test stars.
Cricket is no longer a dirty word in Australia after leading sports broadcasters Seven West Media and Fox Sports agreed to a record $1.2 billion, six-year media deal with Cricket Australia last Thursday night.
A billion dollars is, if my math is correct, a lot of money.