Cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: The planned historic maiden men's Test between Australia and Afghanistan stands cancelled with only an official confirmation remaining after the newly installed Taliban government announced its opposition to women playing cricket in the Islamic nation.

In a statement released Thursday, Cricket Australia confirmed it would be unable to proceed with the planned Test at Hobart's Blundstone Arena from November 27 if news reports of Taliban views on the women's game prove true.

Aug 17, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: With the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Cricket Australia (CA) having agreed to inevitable postponement of the One-Day International (ODI) series between the two nations that was originally planned to take place in India in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup 2021, the BIG question is: Will there be a team from Afghanistan represented at ICC’s showpiece event?
Jun 10, 2021 12:06
MELBOURNE: The board of Cricket Australia today announced the appointment of incoming director, Greg Rowell, effective 10 June. Rowell’s appointment has been unanimously endorsed by the State and Territory Cricket Associations’ chairs and the CA Board and Nominations Committee.
May 31, 2021 15:05
MELBOURNE: The board of Cricket Australia Monday confirmed the appointment of Nick Hockley to the position of chief executive officer. Hockley has served as CA’s Interim CEO since June 2020, overseeing the successful delivery of last season’s international and domestic competitions in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 20, 2021 15:05
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia Wednesday unveiled CA's itinerary for the 2021-22 international season, with the men’s and women’s Ashes series being the highlight.
Mar 26, 2021 15:03
MELBOURNE: Details of the final designs that will see the iconic WACA Ground transformed into a 10,000-capacity boutique cricket venue have been provided ahead of construction on the A$64 million redevelopment project by Cricket Australia's official website.
Feb 18, 2021 20:02
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa has lodged an official complaint with the ICC against Cricket Australia for its indefinite postponement of Australia’s Test tour of South Africa, which was to happen next month.
Feb 09, 2021 18:02
MELBOURNE: The KFC Big Bash League was the most-watched tournament in the league's history, Cricket Australia declared.
Feb 09, 2021 17:02
MUMBAI: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has written to the International Cricket Council (ICC) asking it to consider the financial losses less wealthy cricket boards have to incur when tours do not take place as planned.  The letter comes on the back of Cricket Australia (CA) pulling out of South Africa tour "at the eleventh hour", in which both teams were slated to play three Tests.
Feb 03, 2021 13:02
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia on Wednesday said it will grant No Objection Certificates to its IPL-bound players on a “case-by-case” basis. Players’ agents have indicated that unless there are injury concerns, there shouldn’t be any issue in granting NOCs as the event will be organised during CA’s official break, in April, PTI reports.
Feb 02, 2021 18:02
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket Australia on Tuesday informed Cricket South Africa that their tour to the Rainbow Nation, scheduled to begin later this month, will not be going ahead due to COVID-19 fears.