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2022 August


2022 August
  • Fri, Aug 05, 2022
    Australian quick Nathan Ellis has continued his fine form in English domestic white-ball cricket by setting up London Spirit for a derby win in the Hundred.
  • Thu, Aug 04, 2022
    Marcus Stoinis faced Adam Zampa as English cricket's The Hundred competition began its second season, but it was Sydney Sixers batsman James Vince who starred.
  • Tue, Aug 02, 2022
    NSW captain and two-Test batter Kurtis Patterson has returned to the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League after leaving Perth Scorchers.
  • Mon, Aug 01, 2022
    Australian Test captain Pat Cummins has married his long-term partner Becky Boston in the tourist hotspot of Byron Bay on the far North Coast of NSW.
2022 July
  • Fri, Jul 29, 2022
    Australia have had another change in their cricket coaching setup, with subcontinent-based spin coach Sridharan Sriram finishing up with the men's team.
  • Fri, Jul 29, 2022
    The UAE Twenty20 League is reportedly set to welcome 72 overseas players for each January tournament in a major threat to Australia's Big Bash League.
  • Wed, Jul 27, 2022
    Australia's all-conquering women's cricket team has a new title to chase when the T20 format debuts at Birmingham's Commonwealth Games on Friday.
  • Tue, Jul 26, 2022
    Australia's cricketers have made their move up the women's world rankings following the recent tri-series in Bready involving Ireland and Pakistan.
  • Mon, Jul 25, 2022
    Australia's cricket world champs have won the T20I tri-nations series event in Ireland after the final match of the tournament was washed out.
  • Sun, Jul 24, 2022
    Jess Jonassen took four wickets to set Australia on the road to a T20I victory over Pakistan in Ireland - but the rains came to thwart Meg Lanning's side.
  • Sun, Jul 24, 2022
    English batter Sam Northeast has joined the elite band to have scored 400 in a first-class innings, amassing 410no - the century's highest individual total.
  • Fri, Jul 22, 2022
    Brisbane Heat captain Usman Khawaja believes the Big Bash League must find increased investment or lose relevance to overseas competitors.
  • Fri, Jul 22, 2022
    Australia's Tahlia McGrath, who starred in the win over Ireland, has kept up an amazing record of being player of the match in every T20I when she's had a bat.
  • Fri, Jul 22, 2022
    Australia's Usman Khawaja isn't surprised England's Ben Stokes has retired from one-day international cricket, believing the format is "dying a death".
  • Fri, Jul 22, 2022
    Having failed to land Justin Langer for the role, Ricky Ponting has chosen Jeff Vaughan as the head coach of the Hobart Hurricanes for the next three BBLs.
  • Mon, Jul 18, 2022
    Four Australians have been included in an ODI squad to play six games in Townsville and Cairns later next month that clash with their The Hundred campaigns.
  • Sun, Jul 17, 2022
    Leg-spinner Alana King has taken three wickets in four balls in Australia's washed out T20 women's cricket match against Pakistan in Northern Ireland.
  • Fri, Jul 15, 2022
    Superstar allrounder Ellyse Perry is no certainty to feature in Australia's Twenty20 tri-series with a back issue restricting her to batting-only duties.
  • Thu, Jul 14, 2022
    Cricket Australia is confident big crowds will return to the revamped Big Bash League this summer after two editions decimated by COVID-19 complications.
  • Wed, Jul 13, 2022
    Australia's ODI series against South Africa has been canned, meaning more international stars will be available for the Big Bash League in January.
  • Wed, Jul 13, 2022
    Andrew McDonald says there is no need to rush Australia's top-order succession planning, with David Warner and Usman Khawaja the Test team's oldest players.
  • Tue, Jul 12, 2022
    Pat Cummins stands by his decision to use all three of Australia's reviews early in Sri Lanka's innings in Galle, after it cost them dearly in the big loss.
  • Tue, Jul 12, 2022
    Australia claim the amount of chances Nathan Lyon created in his 64 overs in Galle shows the offspinner can continue to be called upon for marathon spells.
  • Tue, Jul 12, 2022
    Australia will place more bearing on their results from Sri Lanka and Pakistan when picking a team for India in 2023 than from the looming home summer.
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
    Dinesh Chandimal's career looked close to over when he last played a Test series against Australia but the batsman has landed a knockout blow in Galle.
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
    Australia will bank on Nathan Lyon backing up one of the biggest workloads of his Test career to spin them to victory in Galle against Sri Lanka.
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
    All the details of the fourth day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Galle, with the hosts claiming a big victory to draw the series.
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
    Australia have suffered an innings and 39-run loss to Sri Lanka in the second Test after a stunning collapse that leaves the two-match series drawn at 1-1.
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
    Sri Lanka opener Pathum Nissanka has become the sixth member of the team's squad to contract COVID-19, ruling him out of the second Test against Australia.
  • Sun, Jul 10, 2022
    Australia insist their process for referring decisions is the right one despite costing themselves upwards of 80 runs by running out of them against Sri Lanka.
  • Sun, Jul 10, 2022
    Australia have their backs to the wall in the second Test against Sri Lanka, already trailing by 67 runs with the hosts 6-431 in their first innings at Galle.
  • Sun, Jul 10, 2022
    Steve Smith's 145no at Galle against Sri Lanka means he has now scored 14 Test centuries both at home and away, conquering the tough task of batting overseas.
  • Sat, Jul 09, 2022
    Australia have batted through a day where much of the venom was missing from the Galle Test wicket, but the tourists still expect big turn from their spinners.
  • Fri, Jul 08, 2022
    Josh Hazlewood has played just one of Australia's seven Tests this year, with conditions in Asia making him one of the country's most unlucky bowlers in years.
  • Fri, Jul 08, 2022
    Marnus Labuschagne feels like the monkey is off his back after adjusting his game for his first Test century outside of Australia, with 104 against Sri Lanka.
  • Fri, Jul 08, 2022
    Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith scored centuries together for the first time to help Australia take day-one honours in the second Test against Sri Lanka.
  • Fri, Jul 08, 2022
    Glenn Maxwell has been denied a Test recall for a second time in as many weeks, leaving questions over whether the Australian will add to his tally of seven.
  • Fri, Jul 08, 2022
    Marnus Labuschagne has warned Steve Smith's drought-breaking century against Sri Lanka in Galle could lead to a surge of runs for his close batting ally.
  • Thu, Jul 07, 2022
    Australia have won Test matches without Steve Smith and David Warner producing big hundreds during the pandemic-era, an idea inconceivable four years ago.
  • Thu, Jul 07, 2022
    Usman Khawaja believes the key to getting more players from multi-cultural backgrounds into elite level cricket in Australia is a more diverse coaching set up.
  • Thu, Jul 07, 2022
    Steve Smith has watched England's aggressive Test revolution under Brendan McCullum with interest, but is unsure if the tactic will be sustainable in the Ashes.
  • Thu, Jul 07, 2022
    Sri Lanka's plans for the second Test against Australia are in disarray after three players were ruled out with COVID-19 amid fears the outbreak will grow.
  • Wed, Jul 06, 2022
    Alex Carey is yet to win over his wife on the reverse sweep but has no plans to change tactics against spin that originated out of a rut five years ago.
  • Wed, Jul 06, 2022
    Steve Smith says he and Usman Khawaja have moved on following their mix-up in the first Test in Sri Lanka, with the pair chilled over Smith's on-field reaction.
  • Tue, Jul 05, 2022
    Australia are confident their one-day lead in will help them pick Sri Lanka mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana in the second Test if he debuts in Galle.
  • Tue, Jul 05, 2022
    Shane Warne's brother Jason has been given an insight into the lasting impact the champion legspinner made on a small village after the Boxing Day tsunami.
  • Mon, Jul 04, 2022
    Mitchell Swepson has admitted he began to doubt himself after going 81 overs without taking a wicket at the end of his maiden Test series against Pakistan.
  • Sun, Jul 03, 2022
    Nathan Lyon can create history and put himself behind only Muttiah Muralitharan in terms of off-spinning wicket-takers with seven more scalps in Galle.
  • Sun, Jul 03, 2022
    Mitchell Starc has confirmed he won't make himself available for the Big Bash amid the push for Australia's multi-format stars to feature in the competition.
  • Sat, Jul 02, 2022
    Australia have learned to embrace the spinning wickets of the sub-continent in their push to win in Asia and beat the world's best in Test cricket.
  • Sat, Jul 02, 2022
    Travis Head has dispelled any concerns over his form with the bat on the sub-continent, pointing to his build-up to the Sri Lanka series as proof he can score.
  • Fri, Jul 01, 2022
    Australia have secured a 10-wicket win in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle after bowling the hosts out for 113 in their second innings.
  • Fri, Jul 01, 2022
    Sri Lanka have been hit by a COVID-19 case inside their Test camp with veteran Angelo Mathews testing positive to the virus and removed from the Galle match.
  • Fri, Jul 01, 2022
    Australia have finished a wild second day with a 101-run lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle, with Cameron Green's 77 helping them to 8-313.
  • Fri, Jul 01, 2022
    Sri Lanka's 10-wicket loss in Galle has marked the third time in four matches that coach Chris Silverwood has been beaten inside three days by Australia.
2022 June
  • Thu, Jun 30, 2022
    South African star Faf du Plessis has nominated for the BBL draft, marking the first major coup in Cricket Australia's attempts to revitalise the competition.
  • Thu, Jun 30, 2022
    Sri Lanka know they must take wickets early on day two in Galle if they are to put pressure on Australia and make most of bowling fourth in the opening Test.
  • Thu, Jun 30, 2022
    Travis Head has fallen for six on in the first Test in Galle, putting pressure on his spot in Australia's middle order with Glenn Maxwell waiting in the wings.
  • Thu, Jun 30, 2022
    Nathan Lyon's 5-90 against Sri Lanka is a symbol of how much he has turned his bowling around in Asia since his last visit to Galle in 2016.
  • Wed, Jun 29, 2022
    Usman Khawaja will leave the Sydney Thunder for the first time since the BBL was established, heading to the Brisbane Heat where he'll be the side's captain.
  • Wed, Jun 29, 2022
    Nathan Lyon has claimed a five-wicket haul to have Sri Lanka all out for 212, before Australia lost three wickets in the final hour to go to stumps at 3-98.
  • Wed, Jun 29, 2022
    Arjuna Ranatunga has spoken of Shane Warne's influence on Sri Lankan cricket, with the late legspinner's life celebrated before the first Test in Galle.
  • Wed, Jun 29, 2022
    Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne claims his spinners' success in the one-day series shows they have plans to run through Australia in the Tests.
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2022
    Australia want pace to lead the way for them on the spinning wickets of Sri Lanka, with Mitchell Starc ready to employ the same plans he used in 2016.
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2022
    Dimuth Karunaratne was dominated by Mitchell Starc in 2016 but now leads a Sri Lanka team with high-quality batting and a bowling attack needing to stand up.
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2022
    Mitchell Swepson has kept his spot as Australia's second spinner for the first Test against Sri Lanka, with Travis Head firming to overcome a hamstring injury.
  • Mon, Jun 27, 2022
    Australia could hand Jon Holland a shock recall to Test cricket if he recovers from a finger injury in time for the series opener against Sri Lanka in Galle.
  • Mon, Jun 27, 2022
    Usman Khawaja has told Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley that the Big Bash League will be left behind if it does not move to private ownership of franchises.
  • Sun, Jun 26, 2022
    Usman Khawaja claims he is a far different batter with more options against spin than the man previously dropped twice in Sri Lanka.
  • Sat, Jun 25, 2022
    Captain Aaron Finch says Australia must improve in spin-friendly conditions after a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their final ODI series in Colombo.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2022
    David Warner can see the upside to Australia being spun out of their one-day series against Sri Lanka, saying it has made them better ready for the Tests.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Scott Boland has taken four wickets in a red-ball match for Australia A against Sri Lanka A, showing selectors he is ready for the Tests if called upon.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Former Australian Test batter Nic Maddinson is to play for English county Durham in red and white-ball cricket.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Australia were denied by a stubborn bail when Charith Asalanka was on one before he hit 110 in Sri Lanka's 258 in the fourth one-day international in Colombo.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2022
    Lisa Sthalekar has been appointed as the new president of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations, becoming the first female to hold the role.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Australia have been comprehensively beaten by eight wickets by Sri Lanka in the third one-day international, failing to get the better of a spinning wicket.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Travis Head has already made himself feel at home in first tour of Sri Lanka, ahead of the two-Test series on the spinning wicket of Galle.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022
    Nathan Lyon says it will be important to play two frontline spinners in the two-Test series against Sri Lanka and he wants Mitchell Swepson in the team.
  • Sun, Jun 19, 2022
    Steve Smith has missed Australia's third one-day international against Sri Lanka with a quad injury but officials expect him to be fit well before the Tests.
  • Sun, Jun 19, 2022
    Travis Head has hit an unbeaten 70 to help Australia to 6-291 against Sri Lanka, keeping his status as one of the nation's form batters before the Test series.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    Australian cricket star Ellyse Perry says the next step for the all-conquering women's team is to become even better, starting with the Commonwealth Games.
  • Fri, Jun 17, 2022
    Mitchell Starc says he will assess his injured finger in the coming days to see whether he can make an appearance in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2022
    Glenn Maxwell has thumped 80no from 51 balls to help Australia pull off their biggest ODI chase against Sri Lanka and claim a rain-affected two-wicket win.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2022
    Sri Lanka debutant Dunith Wellalage was running through Australia's under-19s in January, but has now claimed Steve Smith as his first international wicket.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    Australia opted not to play Mitchell Swepson while Adam Zampa remained home on paternity leave as Sri Lanka hit 7-300 in the series-opening ODI in Pallekele.
  • Sun, Jun 12, 2022
    Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has played a superb innings to secure a four-wicket win and deny Australia a three-match sweep of their T20I series.
  • Thu, Jun 09, 2022
    Australia assistant coach Michael Di Venuto is confident under-fire Steve Smith will find form to consolidate his spot in the Twenty20 middle-order.
  • Thu, Jun 09, 2022
    Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has lifted Australia out of trouble and to a gritty three-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the second match of their Twenty20 series.
  • Wed, Jun 08, 2022
    Josh Hazlewood and David Warner starred in Australia's Twenty20 thrashing of Sri Lanka, but Mitchell Starc suffered a finger injury and will miss Game 2.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Fast bowler Sean Abbott is heading back to Australia after fracturing a finger at training ahead of the first Twenty20 against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
  • Tue, Jun 07, 2022
    Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch says he feels the best he's been since knee surgery almost a year ago ahead of the Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Australia's highly-regarded women's assistant Ben Sawyer has taken up the top job with New Zealand, leaving Shelley Nitschke favourite to replace Matthew Mott.
  • Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Josh Inglis has been squeezed out of Australia's XI for the opening Twenty20 against Sri Lanka, with Test star Steve Smith keeping his spot in the middle order.
  • Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Ireland international and reigning Melbourne Stars player of the season Kim Garth has re-signed with the WBBL club for a further three seasons.
2022 May
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Australia's men will play at least 27 fixtures in their busiest ever home cricket summer, with white-ball matches to begin in August and Tests in November.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Under-pressure captain Aaron Finch is keen to take advantage of Australia's flurry of white-ball fixtures to emerge from his career-threatening form slump.
  • Mon, May 30, 2022
    Ellyse Perry wants to ensure she is still well and truly in Australia's best Twenty20 team ahead of a packed short-form schedule culminating in the World Cup.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    Australia's cricketers hold some ethical concerns over their looming cricket tour of Sri Lanka, but will back a call from officials for the series to go ahead.
  • Wed, May 25, 2022
    The Supernovas team of Australia's Alana King has booked a place in the final of the Women's T20 Challenge in India despite losing to Velocity.
  • Tue, May 24, 2022
    Outgoing Australia women's cricket coach Matthew Mott was interviewed for Justin Langer's job before deciding to take charge of England's white-ball men's team.
  • Tue, May 24, 2022
    Daniel Vettori has made a full-time move into Australian cricket, with the former New Zealand spinner joining Andrew McDonald's new-look coaching staff.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    Batting failures for David Warner and Mitch Marsh led to joy for Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewood as Australians experienced mixed fortunes in the IPL.
  • Sun, May 22, 2022
    Shelley Nitschke says she has an ambition to stay on as full-time coach of the Australia's women's cricket team after accepting an interim call-up.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
    Australian cricket captain Meg Lanning says outgoing coach Matthew Mott will be missed and his replacement must make sure they continue to improve.
  • Thu, May 19, 2022
    Matthew Mott has been hailed as an outstanding signing for English cricket, with the Australian coach tipped to take the men's white-ball teams to a new level.
  • Tue, May 17, 2022
    England's new regime of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum face a bowling crisis with Saqib Mahmood the latest injured pacer, a stress fracture ending his season.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    He often made headlines for all the wrong reasons but there can be no denying Andrew Symonds was a brilliant cricketer and genuine match winner for Australia.
  • Sun, May 15, 2022
    Former cricketing greats, sports administrators and politicians have led tributes for ex-Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds, who died in a car accident
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    Australia captain Pat Cummins has left his IPL stint early and returned home to recuperate from a minor hip injury ahead of the tour to Sri Lanka next month.
  • Sat, May 14, 2022
    Aussie gun Josh Hazlewood has suffered his most expensive day in the IPL, getting clouted for 64 runs off four overs - the season's worst figures by any bowler.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Michael Hogan, Glamorgan's 40-years-young Australian, dismissed rampant Ben Stokes in the county championship while compatriot Matt Renshaw shone for Somerset.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Daniel Sams has won the IPL player of the match award after he teamed up with fellow Aussie paceman Riley Meredith to propel Mumbai to victory over Chennai.
  • Fri, May 13, 2022
    Australia captain Pat Cummins has departed the IPL to return home and recuperate from a minor hip injury ahead of the tour to Sri Lanka next month.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Veteran batsman Shaun Marsh is one step closer to playing as a 40-year-old after signing a one-year contract extension with Western Australia.
  • Thu, May 12, 2022
    Tim Paine's playing career appears over after the former Australian captain wasn't included in Tasmania's list of contracted players for next summer.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Pat Cummins has taken three wickets on his Kolkata Knight Riders recall, leading them to an IPL victory over the Mumbai Indians despite Jasprit Bumrah's 5-10.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Former Australia quicks Belinda Vakarewa and Holly Ferling have moved states as part of squad lists named for the 2023-23 women's cricket season.
  • Tue, May 10, 2022
    Ryan Campbell has been discharged from hospital and is expected to make a full recovery after spending seven days in an induced coma following a cardiac arrest.