What would Matthew Mott’s departure mean for our Australian women’s cricket team?

Growing reports suggest that Matthew Mott is the likely favorite to be named the New England men’s cricket team white ball head coach. Last week, the ECB officially announced that Kiwi Brendon McCullum would oversee the Test side on a four-year contract, but the board has yet to hire anyone for the shorter formats. Brendon … Read more

More details of Andrew Symonds crash emerge as tributes pour in from cricketing greats

New details have emerged about the accident that claimed the life of Australian cricketing legend Andrew Symonds. The former Tests and Limited Overs star died on Saturday night when his car left the road and rolled into Hervey Range, around 50km from Townsville. Waylon Townson attempted to save Symonds after hearing the crash and rushed … Read more

Andrew Symonds: ‘Devastated’ tributes pour in after cricketing legend’s shock death

The local and international cricket community is in shock at the sudden death of former Australian star Andrew Symonds.

Australian cricketer great Andrew Symonds is killed in a car crash, Townsville, Qld

Australian cricketer great Andrew Symonds is killed in a car crash aged 46 – shocking the sporting world just weeks after Shane Warne’s fatal heart attack Andrew Symonds was 46 when his vehicle left the road and rolled away Paramedics tried to revive the sports legend but his injuries were too serious The family confirmed … Read more

Travel warning and DFAT talks as Australian cricket team prepare for tour of conflict-torn Sri Lanka

Australian cricketers have been told of escalating political tensions in Sri Lanka ahead of the Australian men’s team tour next month. Key points: DFAT warns tourists to reconsider whether to travel to Sri Lanka Australia’s men’s cricket team is set to tour the country next month Sri Lanka’s president is trying to quell unrest by … Read more

Former England cricketer Graham Thorpe ‘seriously ill’

Former England cricketer and men’s batting coach Graham Thorpe is hospitalized after falling “seriously ill”. Key points: Graham Thorpe is being treated in hospital after falling ill, according to the Professional Cricketers’ Association Thorpe played 100 Test matches for England, making his debut against Australia in 1993 Thorpe had recently signed to coach the Afghan … Read more

England Tests captain Ben Stokes breaks county cricket record with 17 sixes in one inning

A week after being named England Test captain, Ben Stokes enlivened county cricket by smashing 161 from 88 in Durham’s return against Worcestershire in an innings that included a record 17 sixes. Key points: The New England captain marked his return to county cricket with a historic 17 sixes, breaking the previous record of 16 … Read more

Cricket Australia announce virtually unchanged men’s squad for Sri Lanka tour

Australia have found the much-sought consistency in Test cricket, with a virtually unchanged squad named for this year’s tour of Sri Lanka. Key points: Coaches have made just two changes to the side that beat Pakistan 1-0 in last month’s historic three-game series Australia will kick off their biggest tour since 2019 when they visit … Read more

England appoint versatile star Ben Stokes as new test captain to replace Joe Root

England have appointed the all-rounder Ben Stokes as test captain to succeed Joe Root, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced. Key points: Root, 31, quit earlier this month after England won just one of their previous 17 Tests Stokes called it an “honor” to lead the test team Stokes scored over 5,000 … Read more

Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater avoids jail as domestic abuse charges are dealt with on mental health grounds

Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater avoided jail with a successful bid to have domestic abuse charges against him dealt with on mental health grounds. Key points: Michael Slater has been ordered to spend at least three weeks in a mental health unit Magistrate said Mr Slater had shown a ‘tangible commitment’ to therapy He was … Read more