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2021 June
  • Fri, Jun 18, 2021
    CA have confirmed fresh pitches will be used for women's Tests this summer, after mass criticism of England's clash with India being played on a worn wicket.
  • Wed, Jun 16, 2021
    Steve Smith will miss Australia's two white-ball tours before the T20 World Cup with an elbow injury while David Warner and Pat Cummins are unavailable.
  • Mon, Jun 14, 2021
    Australia coach Justin Langer has come under-fire for his leadership style in recent times, but Test captain Tim Paine believes the issues have been overblown.
  • Tue, Jun 08, 2021
    Veteran allrounder Dan Christian, Ben McDermott, Cameron Green, Ashton Turner, Wes Agar and Nathan Ellis have been called up to Australia's white-ball squad.
  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021
    David Saker, Australia's bowling coach at the time of the sandpaper scandal, says Cricket Australia's secret report into the controversy should be released.
  • Thu, Jun 03, 2021
    World Cup winning coach Trevor Bayliss has been named Sydney Thunder's mentor for the next three seasons in a huge boost for the BBL franchise.
2021 May
  • Mon, May 24, 2021
    Australians Jack Wildermuth, Jake Weatherald and Tim David have been recruited by Pakistan Super League clubs on the eve of the rebooted Twenty20 tournament.
  • Thu, May 20, 2021
    Cricket Australia's board is expected to soon appoint a permanent chief executive, with Englishman Nick Hockley having acted in the role for almost a year.
  • Wed, May 19, 2021
    Cricket Australia will soon announce an extra women's Test match for the summer in a boost for a generation of cricketers starved of red-ball action.
  • Wed, May 19, 2021
    Tim Paine has backed Australia's 'frustrated' bowlers in recent debate about the ball-tampering scandal, while Michael Clarke has doubled down on his claims.
  • Wed, May 19, 2021
    West Australian Cameron Green says he was disappointed to miss out on the upcoming tour of the West Indies, but he understands the reasons.
  • Wed, May 19, 2021
    Kane Williamson says his elbow injury will need to be managed through New Zealand's two Tests with England and the World Test Championship final against India.
  • Tue, May 18, 2021
    Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon have released a joint statement online regarding recent conjecture about the sandpaper scandal.
  • Mon, May 17, 2021
    Australia's IPL contingent have landed in Sydney and will spend a fortnight in NSW's hotel-quarantine system after their return from the aborted T20 tournament.
  • Tue, May 11, 2021
    The race to rejig this year's international cricket schedule is underway as India's board seeks to find a slot to complete its Twenty20 extravaganza.
  • Fri, May 07, 2021
    Australia's Indian Premier League stars will be following updates from the federal government with interest as they hope to shore up a return from the Maldives.
  • Thu, May 06, 2021
    Pat Cummins and other Australian cricketers are en route to the Maldives as they await an update from the federal government regarding the Indian travel ban.
  • Wed, May 05, 2021
    Australia's contingent of IPL cricketers will be evacuated from India to other nations while awaiting the lifting of a travel ban to return home.
  • Wed, May 05, 2021
    Australian cricketer Michael Hussey has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 in India and is taking another test to see if his diagnosis is confirmed.
2021 April
  • Wed, Apr 28, 2021
    Usman Khawaja, Joe Burns, James Faulkner and Callum Ferguson have signed up as replacement players for the second phase of Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 league.
  • Wed, Apr 28, 2021
    Australian cricketers are anxious about their uncertain path home from the Indian Premier League as officials examine whether a charter flight would be viable.
  • Fri, Apr 23, 2021
    Cameron Green has been included in Cricket Australia's contract list for the first time, while fellow young gun Will Pucovski and Travis Head have been snubbed.
  • Sat, Apr 17, 2021
    Queensland are on track to claim another Shield title after Marnus Labuschagne and their attack fired against NSW in the final in Brisbane on Saturday.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Test No.3 Marnus Labuschagne has rated his unbeaten century for Queensland on Friday in the Sheffield Shield final against NSW in Brisbane as one of his best.
  • Fri, Apr 16, 2021
    Beth Mooney has been named 'Leading Woman Cricketer in the World' in the 2021 Wisden Almanack - but the modest Aussie ace insists she doesn't want the accolade.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Rejuvenated Glenn Maxwell was the player of the match after his match-winning 59 helped Bangalore to a nail-biting six-run win over David Warner's Hyderabad.
  • Thu, Apr 15, 2021
    Australia allrounder Delissa Kimmince has retired from cricket after winning three Twenty20 World Cups in an international career that began in 2008.
  • Wed, Apr 14, 2021
    Spinners Mitchell Swepson and Nathan Lyon should come into play for Queensland and NSW respectively in the five-day Sheffield Shield final in Brisbane.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    Queensland opener Joe Burns has the chance to finish a drawn-out, rollercoaster season on a high with a Sheffield Shield title over a star-studded NSW attack.
  • Tue, Apr 13, 2021
    NSW quicks Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will be eyeing some respite after a busy eight months, but are ready to bend their backs in the Shield final.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Jack Wildermuth will return to the Queensland Bulls' 12-man squad for this week's Sheffield Shield final as captain Usman Khawaja chases his first title.
  • Mon, Apr 12, 2021
    Peter Nevill, who is awaiting the birth of his second child, and would-be debutant Tanveer Sangha have been named in NSW's squad for the Sheffield Shield final.
  • Sun, Apr 11, 2021
    Jack Edwards and Sean Abbott shine for NSW as the Blues finish 2021 undefeated, comfortably seeing off Western Australia in the one-day domestic final.
  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021
    Australia have clinched a 3-0 ODI series win in New Zealand to close out their summer of cricket with a world-record-extending 24th consecutive victory.
  • Thu, Apr 08, 2021
    Australia spinner Jess Jonassen has detailed how a WBBL dressing-room spat gave Queensland the confidence and freedom to make their rise in women's cricket.
  • Mon, Apr 05, 2021
    Marnus Labuschagne cracked another ton and Nathan Lyon took six wickets as Queensland surpassed NSW's first innings in the Sheffield Shield.
  • Mon, Apr 05, 2021
    It was a profitable day for Victoria in their Sheffield Shield clash, the Bushrangers taking the lead and reducing SA to 5-151 by stumps on day three.
  • Sun, Apr 04, 2021
    Things aren't going according to plan for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield after solid Tasmania batting and injury ensured the visitors gained control.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    Australia won last year's Twenty20 women's World Cup in front of 86,000 people, but they are now on the verge of an even bigger feat in one-day cricket.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    After a winless season that ensures they will again finish last in the Sheffield Shield, South Australia are looking to end on a high against Victoria.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    Eyeing off a spot in the Sheffield Shield final, Western Australia made a strong start against Tasmania before losing key bowler Joel Paris to injury.
  • Sat, Apr 03, 2021
    With both sides aiming for a place in the Sheffield Shield final, day one of the clash between NSW and Queensland finished nicely poised.
  • Fri, Apr 02, 2021
    A star-studded final round of the Sheffield Shield will determine which two of Queensland, NSW and Western Australia advance to the final beginning on April 15.
2021 March
  • Tue, Mar 30, 2021
    New Zealand have upset world champions Australia to claim a four-wicket win off the last ball of the second Twenty20 women's cricket clash at Napier.
  • Mon, Mar 29, 2021
    Steve Smith will fit in one domestic match on return from an elbow injury before the superstar batsman flies out for Indian Premier League duties on Thursday.
  • Mon, Mar 29, 2021
    Mitchell Swepson will return from a stress fracture in his neck as Queensland chase finals berths in the one-day and Sheffield Shield competitions this week.
  • Sun, Mar 28, 2021
    Queensland have dominated their one-day clash with South Australia in Brisbane, cruising to a 160-run win thanks largely to Marnus Labuschagne's 82.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Ton-up Jonny Bairstow and six-smashing Ben Stokes blitzed India as England won the second ODI by six wickets to take the series into a mouth-watering decider.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Ahead of Australia's women's T20 series with New Zealand, coach Matthew Mott says his top six is set but there will be changes in the bowling stocks.
  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021
    Western Australia have rammed home their advantage against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield, leaving the Bushrangers needing a minor miracle on the final day.
  • Fri, Mar 26, 2021
    Poor weather, rather than bad decision-making, led to the Shield game between Queensland and South Australia being abandoned without play, an official says.
  • Thu, Mar 25, 2021
    Three days in and the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and South Australia is yet to start after the deluge of rain took its toll on Ian Healy Oval.
  • Thu, Mar 25, 2021
    New Zealand lost their recent home series against England but fit-again all-rounder Ellyse Perry says that means they could fire against Australia.


2021 May
  • Tue, May 04, 2021
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been slammed over the India travel ban amid coronavirus fears for cricketers in the Indian Premier League.