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Alex Carey replaces Tim Paine as Aussie wicketkeeper for Ashes

Alex Carey replaces Tim Paine as Aussie wicketkeeper for Ashes

Alex Carey will make his Test debut in the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane as the 30-year-old has been named as the wicketkeeper for the contest by Cricket Australia (CA). Carey will now become the…

MCG keen to host fifth Ashes Test due to potential monetary windfall

MCG keen to host fifth Ashes Test due to potential monetary windfall

With Perth most likley to be unable to host the fifth and final Test of the upcoming Ashes series due to tough Covid-19 restrictions in Western Australia (WA), Victoria’s Sports Minister Martin Pakula has said…

Sony Sports receive overwhelming response from advertisers for Ashes 2021

Sony Sports receive overwhelming response from advertisers for Ashes 2021

Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) has geared up to live broadcast the oldest and biggest rivalry in the history of cricket – The Ashes 2021 from December 8, 2021 and the network has received overwhelming…

Former Australia skipper Tim Paine takes indefinite mental health break from cricket

Former Australia skipper Tim Paine takes indefinite mental health break from cricket

Former Australia Test skipper Tim Paine will miss the start of the upcoming five-match Ashes series after opting for an indefinite leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future. Paine’s decision…

Pat Cummins named 47th Test captain of Australia

Pat Cummins named 47th Test captain of Australia

Fast bowler Pat Cummins was on Friday appointed as the 47th captain of the Australia Test team, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Friday. Cummins comes replacing Tim Paine, who stood down from the position last…

Vaughan reacts on being dropped from BBC coverage panel for Ashes

Vaughan reacts on being dropped from BBC coverage panel for Ashes

After being dropped from the BBC’s coverage panel for upcoming five-match Ashes series after his name surfaced in a racism controversy involving former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq, former England captain Michael Vaughan denied the allegations…

Cricket Australia rejects ECB’s request to shift Ashes opener to Sydney, says reports

Cricket Australia rejects ECB’s request to shift Ashes opener to Sydney, says reports

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) request to shift the first Ashes Test from Brisbane to Sydney has been rejected by Cricket Australia (CA) as the move “could lead to added complications” and could…

Earl Eddings steps down as Cricket Australia chairman

Earl Eddings steps down as Cricket Australia chairman

Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Earl Eddings on Wednesday stepped down from his post, ending his 13-year stint with the association. Eddings also said that he will not stand for re-election as a director at the…

Fifth Ashes Test likely to be staged at Perth as scheduled: CA CEO

Fifth Ashes Test likely to be staged at Perth as scheduled: CA CEO

Cricket Australia’s (CA) Chief Executive Officer Nick Hockley on Monday said that despite the pandemic restrictions in his country, he would “want to play the schedule as planned” and hinted that the fifth and final…

ECB grants conditional approval for Ashes tour

ECB grants conditional approval for Ashes tour

Ending speculations regarding the uncertainty of the upcoming Ashes series, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Saturday gave ‘conditional’ approval to the five-match series. Recently, several England cricketers had expressed their disappointment over…