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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…

Strict covid restrictions virtually rule Perth out for fifth Ashes Test

Strict covid restrictions virtually rule Perth out for fifth Ashes Test

Even as Cricket Australia (CA) has announced Perth as the venue for the fifth and final Test of the upcoming Ashes series, the recent spike of the new Covid-19 variant cases could possibly shut the…

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…

CA forms five-member panel to identity Australia’s next Test skipper

CA forms five-member panel to identity Australia’s next Test skipper

A five-member panel, which will consist of selectors George Bailey, Tony Dodemaide, former Australia batter and current CA board member Mel Jones, CEO Nick Hockley and chair Richard Freudenstein, will help to identity Australia’s next…

Tim Paine steps down as Australia Test skipper

Tim Paine steps down as Australia Test skipper

With just less than a month left for the Ashes series, Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has stepped down from his post with immediate effect, Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Tuesday. Paine’s decision comes in…

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…