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Australia have been left with “nowhere to hide” in their ODI series against England, according to their vice-captain, Aaron Finch. Another defeat, this time in Durham, left Australia four-down with one to play in the Royal London series, and Finch admitted it felt as if his side was “always chasing the game”. And although Finch
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Usman Khawaja was “extremely disappointed” there was no room for him in Australia’s limited-overs set-up despite unavailability of Steven Smith and David Warner, and has indicated that “training hard” will be a key to his return to the team’s white-ball ranks. Despite an outstanding recent record in domestic cricket and a handful of useful displays
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Improving relationships between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) should be a priority for the governing body’s next chief executive, according to the former captain and CA Board director Mark Taylor. Speaking for the first time since James Sutherland‘s resignation as CEO after a tenure of more than 17 years, Taylor said
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Women’s cricket in Australia will receive vastly expanded coverage on the ABC after the national broadcaster was retained as a radio rights holder by Cricket Australia, alongside the signing of new deals with Crocmedia and Macquarie Media. There had been speculation that the ABC’s place as the longtime radio broadcaster of Australian cricket – a
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Relationships within the Australian Test team were “strained” by the Newlands ball tampering scandal but “remain very much intact”, fast bowler Mitchell Starc has said in clarifying his reported comments at a business forum in Sydney this week. Starc added further context to his comments about the key press conference following the revelation of attempts
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James Sutherland‘s successor at Cricket Australia will face a “hell of a job” to maintain the governing body’s international relationships, according to the former chairman Bob Merriman, who also said the current heir apparent Kevin Roberts should spend as much time as possible with the outgoing boss to learn more of his pragmatic ways. In
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Iain Roy, Cricket Australia’s head of integrity and the conductor of the rapid investigation into the Newlands ball-tampering scandal, has been summarily removed by the governing body even as reviews into its culture and conduct continue. In December 2013, Roy had been promoted to head a unit specifically created to deal with integrity issues around
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