David Warner and Pat Cummins were among six top names to opt out of Australia’s white-ball tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh Wednesday, while Steve Smith will be missing injured.
The four Australia bowlers who’ve rebuked others for asking legitimate questions about their involvement in the infamous ball-tampering incident don’t understand that what cricket needs trumps what they want. They must be quiet while the game heals, writes RYAN VREDE.
The last time the Proteas played in an ODI series they whitewashed Australia with a dominant performance in South Africa. Relive all three of those matches from last year.
Australia star batsman Steve Smith admits he ‘would be keen’ to take up the role of captaincy once again if the opportunity presented itself.
Watch Graeme Smith reflect on that famous day when he went out to bat with a broken hand against Australia in Sydney back in 2009. A special watch-along show with Smith will air on SuperSport tonight at 8pm about the historic series.
Match-fixing had disappeared from cricket’s consciousness until a UAE duo were pinned for it this week. It’s a reminder that this scourge continues to be one of the game’s greatest threats.
Glen Maxwell and Ashton Agar starred as Australia claimed a much-needed 64-run victory over New Zealand in the third T20I in Wellington on Wednesday.
Follow the live action from the first T20I between New Zealand and Australia in Wellington.
From spectacular fielding in the women’s white-ball games in September through to the dramatic dismissals of the Australia-India men’s Test series, cricket.co.au counts down the top-20 wickets of the 2020-21 international season on Aussie soil.
South African-born Devon Conway smashed an impossibly brilliant 99* to drive New Zealand to a 53-run victory over Australia.
It’s too late to legislate the disbandment of the ‘Big Three’ comprising India, Australia and England. They’ve stolen cricket. The game’s last hope is that the people who care make their voices heard and their presence felt, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
Cricket South Africa has written to the International Cricket Council concerning financial compensation for less wealthy nations when scheduled tours don’t go ahead, and how postponed or cancelled tours compromise the integrity of the World Test Championship.
Cricket Australia claims it offered to host the three-Test series against South Africa but that offer was rejected.
Cricket Australia’s decision to cancel their tour of South Africa despite unprecedented protocols being met and a proven record of South Africa being able to establish an effective bio-secure environment, showcases once more that the immense power Australia, England and India have needs to be broken.
With the series against Australia all but confirmed, there are lessons to be learned for the Proteas from India’s bowling strategies against Steve Smith and co, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.