PM’s XI rock South Africa

SOUTH Africa’s tour of Australia has started poorly, with the Proteas shocked by four wickets against a Prime Minister’s XI that had just three players with international experience. Dismissed for just 173 after winning the toss and batting first, the Proteas were beaten inside 37 overs in the field as captain George Bailey and youngster Josh Phillipe helped the hosts […]

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Ex-Australia coach Lehmann reveals counselling after ball-tampering

‘I am still seeing people’: Ex-Australia coach Darren Lehmann reveals he continues to have counselling after ball-tampering scandal Darren Lehmann emotionally damaged by the Australia ball-tampering scandal He continues to have counselling over seven months after his teary resignation Cameron Bancroft was caught tampering with the ball using piece of sandpaper Bancroft, Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for their […]

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Big Bash robbed of Windies talent

FOR the last seven summers, the Big Bash League has had the worldwide domestic T20 tournament to itself for December and January. And from the first season onwards, the international imports have been drawn by the summer vibe, the massive crowds and the general atmosphere of “the only show in town”. But what happens when there’s a new town, that […]

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Sharma smashes 162 in comprehensive India victory

Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu smash 100s as India take series lead with demolition of West Indies India lead the ODI series 2-1 after beating the the West Indies by 224 runs  Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu both scored 100s as India posted 377-5   West Indies never looked like chasing the score down and were all out for 153  Opener […]

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Cricket Australia branded ‘arrogant’ and ‘controlling’ in culture review after ball-tampering scandal

Cricket Australia has been described as arrogant and bent on winning at all costs in a review of its culture and governance commissioned after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.  The review by Simon Longstaff of The Ethics Center, released Monday, said administrators should bear as much blame as captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft, who […]

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