The remainder of Australia's T20 series against New Zealand will be played behind closed doors in Wellington due to Auckland's COVID-19 outbreak.
Kohli went in to bat for Maxwell when the Victorian opened up about his challenges with mental health and took a break from cricket in 2019.
Nathan Lyon would love India’s chief curator to be put in charge of the SCG, declaring the much-maligned pitch in Ahmedabad was brilliant and he is perplexed by those ‘crying’ about it.
Latest: Australia won’t head to Auckland as scheduled for a T20 international against New Zealand, with the city locked down due to a COVID cluster.
Scores of one and 12 in New Zealand last week ignited debate over Aaron Finch’s future following lean returns for domestic outfits Royal Challengers Bangalore and Melbourne Renegades.
Western Australia had a big fight ahead of them after Travis Head’s maiden first-class double century on day two, but a triple-figure response from Cameron Bancroft has kept WA in the game.
Australian coach Justin Langer has pleaded for patience with Cameron Green’s bowling, pointing to Pat Cummins’ past as a clear indicator of how they plan to manage the young WA prodigy.
The wife of Australian cricketer Aaron Finch has hit back after she became the target of trolls lashing out over her husband’s poor form at the crease.
Kane Richardson says Australia’s bowlers need to step up if they are to salvage the T20 series with New Zealand.
Australia are 2-0 down in their T20 series with New Zealand but believe the strength of their comeback in Dunedin will give them much-needed momentum for game three in Wellington.
South Australian pair Travis Head and Henry Hunt have put Western Australia to the sword with opening-day centuries in the Sheffield Shield clash at the WACA Ground.
Cameron Green’s hunt to break his wicket-taking drought is finally over, at the hands of South Australian opener Henry Hunt – nearly 500 balls later. See the full numbers here.
Australia is spoiled for choice for potential captains and openers and should axe Aaron Finch for the T20 World Cup if he continues to fail in New Zealand, according to former selector Mark Waugh.
Australia have finished agonisingly short in another big run chase in New Zealand, falling 2-0 behind in their T20 series with the Black Caps.
While Aaron Finch is safe from the sack, several teammates are treading a fine line as Australia contemplates a new-look T20 line-up in the wake of their record loss to New Zealand.
WA coach Adam Voges said some heartfelt words at Cam Green’s induction into the WACA Ground’s Test Walk after he became Australia’s 459th Test player against India this summer.
Lyon, who admitted he was exhausted at the end of a draining Test series against India last month, is not ready to make his debut in England’s first- class competition.
Jhye Richardson has refused to blame the two-week quarantine for Australia’s disastrous 53-run loss to New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 yesterday.
Hilton Cartwright will have to pass a fitness test on a bulging disc in his back before being cleared to play for WA against South Australia.
The only certainty from Monday’s T20 loss is that Mitch Marsh should remain at No.4 whether batting for Australia or the Scorchers.
David Warner ripped his groin tendon so badly last November that the 34-year-old is facing another nine months of rehabilitation.
Usman Khawaja has starred for Queensland for the second time in three days, setting up a four-wicket win over Tasmania in the one-day cup.
From grade cricket at Abbett Park to an international debut at Hagley Oval, West Aussie Josh Philippe has become Australian T20 International cricketer number 96.
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