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Travis Head hits ton to guide Australia to lead over Windies

A Travis Head century has helped Australia bank a 95-run first innings lead over the West Indies in the first Test in Adelaide.

Mitch Johnson details reasons for explosive Dave Warner takedown

There was a personal side to Mitchell Johnson's extraordinary attack on former Australia teammate David Warner's farewell Test series, the former champion quick admits. Johnson has explained why he blasted Warner and chairman...

Rules for transgender international cricketers narrowed

New regulations prompted by a case of an Australian-born Canadian player will tightly restrict male-to-female transgender cricketers competing internationally.

To the editor: pressure on children, spirit of cricket, Robodebt and more

This week, letter writers discuss if there's too much pressure on children, the infamous Jonny Bairstow stumping, Robodebt and plenty more.

Thunder claim crucial BBL win at Manuka

Sydney Thunder have taken a big step towards playing in the BBL finals, knocking off the Melbourne Renegades by eight wickets to move inside the top five.

BBL reduced in $1.5 billion TV rights deal

Cricket Australia has signed a seven-year $1.512 billion TV rights deal with Foxtel and Seven, which will include a reduction in the Big Bash League season.

Shane Warne to be honoured at Boxing Day Test

Shane Warne will be honoured with a series of tributes at the MCG when Australia take on South Africa in the Boxing Day Test.

Fallen Queensland police honoured at Gabba Test

Players and fans at the Gabba for the first Test have paid an emotional tribute to three people gunned down at a property in rural Queensland.

Steve Smith says Dave Warner’s ban ‘fundamentally wrong’

Steve Smith says it doesn't sit well with him that David Warner's lifetime leadership ban for ball-tampering remains.

David Warner’s agent claims players told to ball tamper

David Warner's manager has claimed Australian players were given clearance to tamper with the ball by unnamed officials some 16 months before the 2018 scandal.

Changes to international cricket schedule at Manuka

South Africa’s withdrawal from the ODI Series in January has prompted Cricket Australia to announce a revised international schedule for the upcoming summer of cricket.  

Canberra to host six ACT Meteors matches next season

Canberra will host six of the 12 ACT Meteors matches in the upcoming 2022/23 season.

Katie Mack confirmed as ACT Meteors captain

Opening batter Katie Mack has been confirmed as the new captain of the ACT Meteors ahead of the 2022/23 Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) season.

Obituary: Andrew Symonds the rebel cricketer with a cause

Andrew Symonds was a cricketing rebel with a cause. He had a cause to entertain and enjoy himself but also an ability to hit the self-destruct button.

ACT Meteors announce squad ahead of major milestone season

The ACT Meteors have announced their 15-player contracted squad for the 2022/23 Women’s National Cricket League season.

Shane Warne remembered as cricket immortal as stand unveiled

One of Shane Warne's former foes Nasser Hussain has described the legendary legspinner as the greatest cricketer who ever lived.