Cricket News sort by Australia

Even as the cricketing fraternity is divided over the decision to not use saliva on the ball when cricket resumes following the forced break due to Coronavirus, ICC's cricket committee and former India spinner Anil Kumble opines that it is time cricket pitches offer more to bowlers. In fact, the legend who has 619 Test wickets to his name added that teams must start considering use of two spinners in places like Australia and England as well.

As per media reports, Cricket Australia (CA) has decided upon the four venues that will host the India-Australia Test series later this year.

It is a known fact that Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar is not a fan of sledging. In fact, recently former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq had revealed how he was left embarrassed after trying to have a go at the Master Blaster. However, Tendulkar recalled an incident in which he was the one to initiate a war of words.

Former India cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have hit out at controversial former coach Greg Chappell over his claim that he had a key role to play in MS Dhoni's development as the world's best finisher.

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has expressed his disapproval of the ICC ranking system after the latest rankings released pushed India down to number three while Australia moved up to number one. New Zealand occupy the second rank in the updated rankings.

Team India's run as the number one Test team in the world is officially over. As per the latest rankings released on Friday, Australia are back on the top of the ratings with 116 points while New Zealand are second with 115. India have slided down to number three with 114 points.

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has claimed that Australian players of recent times have refrained from sledging Indians, particularly skipper Virat Kohli, as they were mindful of their Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts.

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has opened up in detail about his battle with mental issues, which led him to take a break from cricket in October 2019. Maxwell, better known as Big Show for his extravagant batting style, made a shocking revelation that he wished he got injured during the World Cup in England last year so that he didn’t have to play.

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak causing panic across the globe, a new report has now emerged claiming Cricket Australia may advice Australian players to forego their lucrative IPL contracts. The 2020 edition of the IPL has already been postponed from March 29 to April 15 following the rise of COVID --19.