Australian Cricket

Benedict Cumberbatch says Sachin Tendulkar will 'do quite well' as Marvel superhero Doctor Strange

British star Benedict Cumberbatch says Indian cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar will fit the role as superhero Doctor Strange quite well.<p>The actor, …

Comics

Warne slams Cricket Australia's greed

4:03 AM ET<p>Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has criticised Cricket Australia, saying that "greed" is the main reason behind the board's decision …

Cricket

Warne blasts ‘ridiculous’ cricket greed

The former leg-spinner has been quiet since it was announced Cricket Australia’s 40-year broadcasting partnership with Channel Nine — who he works …

Australian Cricket

Who will be the next Australian cricket coach — Justin Langer, Jason Gillespie or Ricky Ponting?

The head coach's seat in the Australian cricket team dugout is currently vacant. The fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and the …

Cricket

Is Australian cricket star David Warner about to change careers?

Australian cricket star David Warner has traded his cricket whites for a white hard hat as he works on his own building site.<p>The 31-year-old who now …

Sport (Australia)

Dave Warner hard at work during cricket ban

When you're facing 12 months on the sidelines for tampering with cricket balls, there is no excuse for being lazy with the house work.<p>Wearing a …

Cricket

British man takes to the internet after finding five mysterious marks on his foot

The visitor to Australia posted a photo of his heel to Reddit on Thursday. 'I'm a Brit, I went in the sea in your country and got stung or bit or …

Australian Cricket

Tim Paine: Steve Smith wanted culture change within Australian cricket team before ball-tampering saga took place

Tim Paine was promoted to Australian cricket captain unlike anyone before him.<p>Due to the ball-tampering saga that led to 12-month bans for former …

Cricket

Cricket Australia denies appointing Justin Langer as coach

Cricket Australia has denied reports Justin Langer will be appointed as new coach of the Australian Cricket Team. A Cricket Australia Spokesperson …

Sport (Australia)

Justin Langer 'to succeed Darren Lehmann as Australia coach' following ball-tampering scandal

Justin Langer will reportedly succeed Darren Lehmann as Australia coach following the ball-tampering scandal.<p>The former opening bat is expected to be …

Cricket

English side keen on banned Aussies

The three in-turmoil Australians are currently serving bans for the ball-tampering scandal which engulfed Australian cricket last month.<p>Smith and …

Sport (Australia)

Woman 'pleads guilty' to $45,000 fake cancer scam

A woman who raised $45,00 from her community on the false pretence she was battling terminal cancer has pleaded guilty to fraud.<p>Former cricketer and …

Cancer

Australia’s ball-tampering trio treated as criminals, says Di Venuto

Surrey’s head coach, Michael Di Venuto, has furiously defended the three Australian players who were banned for ball tampering last month, saying they were “treated as criminals” in the fallout from the scandal.<p>Di Venuto, a former one-day international batsman who was Australia’s batting coach for …

Sports (India)

Australian cricket down to third choice captain with Tim Paine battling injury

Australia may be down to their third choice captain when they take on England in a one day international series in June.

Sport (New Zealand)

'They won't be doing it again' - Paul Collingwood speaks out on Australian ball-tampering scandal

Paul Collingwood says members of the Australian cricket team have learned a harsh lesson over the ball-tampering scandal which made headlines across …

Cricket

New Uber scandal: Today Show star slams Lisa Wilkinson

Channel Nine is set to be rocked by another Uber-gate scandal – just weeks after New Idea lifted the lid on the explosive back-seat rant by Karl …

Celebrity (Australia)

Ian Chappell interview: Don't think Steve Smith will be the same player when he returns from ban- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Ian Chappell sat comfortably on the sofa in the Jaipur suite of The Trident hotel ahead of a lengthy series of interviews. At 74, he looked fitter …

Steve Smith

Disgraced Australian cricketer Steve Smith eyeing up commentary - report

Disgraced former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith is reportedly in line to become a commentator with Foxtel on the pay TV network's new cricket …

Sport (New Zealand)

James Sutherland's message to Australian cricket fans who can't afford pay TV – video

In Sydney, James Sutherland responds to a question from a journalist after announcing Cricket Australia has signed off on a landmark $1.182bn, six-year broadcast rights deal with Fox Sports and the Seven Network. Sutherland is asked what he would say to Australians who can't afford Foxtel but …

Sports (India)

They are male, rich, politically connected, celebrities. And occasionally, they hunt wildlife

Celebrities live on a different planet than the rest of us. The planet may look similar to Earth but there are subtle differences. Most of its …

Wildlife

Steve Smith’s act of desperation for Balmain tenant

The Balmain East property.<p>THERE’S a whiff of desperation from former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith.<p>The banned skipper, who is unavailable to …

Real Estate

Smith’s surprise TV lifeline?

AUSTRALIAN cricket underwent its biggest media shake-up in 40 years on Friday as Fox Sports and the Seven Network took control of all home and …

Ball Tampering

Is Cometti comeback on the cards?

CHANNEL 7 boss Tim Worner wants broadcasting legend Dennis Cometti to be part of the network’s new Test cricket commentary team next summer.<p>Cricket’s …

Steve Smith

Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting sought by Seven for cricket coverage

Adam Gilchrist, left, Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne, right, are set to be the faces of Australian cricket coverage with the new broadcast deal …

Cricket

Foxtel and Seven secure broadcast rights for Australian cricket in $1bn deal

Seven West Media and Foxtel has won the broadcasting rights for Australian cricket, in a six-year deal worth more than $1bn.<p>The deal, which includes …

Cricket

Sponsors Are Sick of Australian Sports Stars Behaving Badly

Australians are used to indiscretions by their sporting heroes. But corporate sponsors have had enough after a drunken rugby league player’s rampage …

Business

Browsing with Michelle Law

Michelle is about to call Sydney home but before she does, I caught up with her to see how she consumes news, books and the digital culture around …

Social Media

Jesinta Franklin has weighed in on the ball tampering scandal

On the surface, being married to a sporting star looks full of red carpet events and exclusive lunches. But these relationships can also come with …

Australian News

James Sutherland lauds Cricket Australia's new broadcast deal with Seven and Foxtel

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland has confirmed that Seven Network and Foxtel have secured the sport’s domestic television rights.<p>The deal is …

Australia

Rahul Dravid Should Be Australia’s Next Coach

The ball-tampering scandal came and went, leaving in its trail the charred careers of three prominent Australian cricketers and the Australian coach. …

Steve Smith