Big Bash League

What you need to know about Fox Sports’ game-changing deal with Cricket Australia

IN A historic first, <i>Fox Sports</i> will broadcast every cricket match Australia plays from the beginning of the 2018-19 season.<p>Here’s everything you need …

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

$1bn deal: Nine set to lose cricket broadcast rights

Cricket Australia is reportedly on the verge of announcing a broadcast rights deal worth more than $1 billion, with the sport set to leave Nine for …

Sport (Australia)

Australians misfire early in Indian PL

Chris Lynn, D'Arcy Short and Andrew Tye are among the Australians to have failed to make their mark early in the new Indian Premier League …

Shane Watson

Who will be Australia’s next cricket coach?

FRONTRUNNERS<p><b>JUSTIN LANGER</b> Long been earmarked as Lehmann's successor. Most people expected the baton to be passed after the 2019 Ashes, but the …

West Indies

Bailey takes out Tas cricket's top honour

Veteran George Bailey has taken out Cricket Tasmania's player of the year award.<p>Veteran George Bailey has kept his name in the minds of national …

Cricket

Apology to 'kids' highlights depth of cricket's concern

"Very much so. I think that's right. It impacts on everyone right through the cricket world ...,'' he said.<p>"With age groups, I find that the younger …

Cricket

W Awards: Dogs star named League B&F

The standard answer would be you don't actually play team sports to win individual awards. It is really special to be recognised by the umpires …

Greater Western Sydney

'Every cricketer' has ball tampered: Current Aussie star

Big Bash League star Chris Lynn admits ball-tampering isn't the "Australian way", but says it's more prevalent in cricket at all levels than …

Shahid Afridi

'Every cricketer's probably done it' - ball tampering rife, says Aussie batsman

Big Bash League star Chris Lynn admits ball-tampering isn't the "Australian way", but says it's more prevalent in cricket at all levels than …

Sport (New Zealand)

Cricket Australia

Qantas is proud to be the Official Airline of Cricket Australia<p>Since December 2011, Qantas has carried our teams across Australia and the world in …

Cricket

Cricket Australia tells major networks to resubmit rights bids

Cricket Australia has told major networks to resubmit their bids for the rights to broadcast the sport, after it found their first offers …

Australia

Dwayne Bravo hoping to represent West Indies at next year's World Cup in England- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Chennai:</b> Out of national of reckoning for a while now, Windies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is hoping to get a chance to play for his country at next …

Cricket World Cup

Cricket Australia faces challenges with broadcasters' bids

The multiple options have opened up the potential for pay TV provider Foxtel, telcos, such as Telstra, and the digital media giants Facebook and …

Brisbane

Tennis and cricket try to balance free-to-air and pay TV in rights battle

In a little over eight months' time, Mitchell Starc could steam in to bowl the first ball of the first Test between Australia and India – and only …

Mitchell Starc

12 Tests, IPL and millions of dollars: What Smith and Warner will miss during their one-year ban

Considering the Australians are among the highest paid cricketers in the world, the ban is going to burn quite a big hole in their pockets.<p>As …

Steve Smith

Cricket pay-TV and free-to-air carve-up looms, tender documents reveal

Some cricket Test matches, internationals and Big Bash League games could be destined for pay television in what looms as a $1 billion battle for …

Pay-TV

2018 Indian Premier League: How MS Dhoni engineered Shane Watson's CSK move

<b>Chennai:</b> The 11th edition of Indian Premier League is just around the corner as all eight teams gear up for the cash rich league. The two time IPL …

Shane Watson

Sydney Sixers Bring VR, AR Initiatives To Australian Cricket

The Sydney Sixers are bringing Australian cricket into virtual reality.<p>Working with Australian VR studio CatalystVR, the team, which competes in the …

Sports Technology

Network Ten focused on Big Bash League, Cricket Australia calls for bids by Easter

Network Ten, backed by its new US owners CBS, is expected to bid aggressively to retain rights to the Big Bash League as Cricket Australia calls for …

Cricket

BCCI contract system is an archaic remnant of the pre-Indian Premier League era- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

The spat over the players contract between Amitabh Choudhary, acting secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Committee of …

Cricket

Nic Maddinson on outer as NSW Blues plan major changes in wake of poor one-day, T20, Shield form

CRICKET NSW is set to make major changes to its coaching ranks, and former Test player Nic Maddinson is also unlikely to survive a clean-out and be …

Australian Cricket

What does a batsman see?

Laurence Griffiths / © Getty Images<p>More importantly, how does he see? Unlocking one of the great secrets of run-scoring<p>SB Tang | March 7, 2018<p>It is …

Cricket

Ellyse Perry talks to The Roar: “I didn’t make a choice between sports”

She’s one of Australia’s most recognisable sports identities but Ellyse Perry remains as modest as ever about her achievements. Perry averaged 70.20 …

Sport (Australia)

Narine’s suspect action threatens to quell KKR’s IPL ambitions even before a ball is bowled

Amid injury worries for key players, the Kolkata franchise now stares at a possibility of a season without the West Indian star.<p>Beset with injury …

Kolkata Knight Riders

‘If people are watching us, it will motivate us to do better’: Smriti Mandhana

The increasing fan-base for women’s cricket in India, Smriti Mandhana says, motivates her and her teammates to achieve more.<p>Smriti Mandhana’s batting …

Smriti Mandhana

Australia turn to spin guru in bid to handle Maharaj threat

<b>Durban:</b> Australia have roped in their Indian spin consultant in an effort to thwart South Africa's left-arm dynamo Keshav Maharaj, who once again …

South Africa

OPINION: What do female athletes have to do to earn respect?

WHAT do female athletes have to do to earn respect ?<p>The rise of the Women's Big Bash League, AFLW, and female equivalent of other "traditionally …

Sport (Australia)

James Anderson: England bowler 'worried' about future of Test cricket

<b>England bowler James Anderson says he is "worried" about the future of Test cricket after three internationals signed limited-overs-only contracts.</b><p>Adil Rashid,Alex Hales and Reece Topley said last month they would not play first-class cricket.<p>Anderson is concerned the money on offer in lucrative …

Cricket

More matches needed in WNCL, says Australian star Rachael Haynes

Australian star Rachael Haynes has called for the Women's Big Bash League to have its own window and for the Women's National Cricket League to …

Women's Cricket