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2020 October
  • Fri, Oct 23, 2020
    Cricket Australia is hoping to make an announcement about the BBL schedule in the coming week, having worked closely with broadcasters while rejigging fixtures.
  • Fri, Oct 23, 2020
    David Warner and Steve Smith failed to get among the runs but Warner won the battle of the Australian IPL captains as his Hyderabad side prevailed at a canter.
  • Thu, Oct 22, 2020
    Virat Kohli's side are set to land in Sydney at the start of a much-anticipated tour, with the NSW government approving Cricket Australia's quarantine plan.
  • Thu, Oct 22, 2020
    The world's top-ranked Twenty20 bowler, Rashid Khan, has re-signed with the Adelaide Strikers after interest from rival BBL franchises.
  • Tue, Oct 20, 2020
    Cricket Australia is likely to turn to a fourth state government in search of a quarantine base for Virat Kohli's India, who may now land in Sydney next month.
  • Tue, Oct 20, 2020
    Charlie Wakim, Ben McDermott and Jake Doran were among the runs as Tasmania set up a first innings lead over South Australia in their Sheffield Shield clash.
  • Mon, Oct 19, 2020
    Indian Premier League stars are due to depart in about three weeks and Cricket Australia is still trying to secure approval for its quarantine proposal.
  • Thu, Oct 15, 2020
    Steve Smith's run of poor form with the bat continued as he was dismissed for just one in the Rajasthan Royals' IPL defeat by top-of-the-table Delhi Capitals.
  • Thu, Oct 15, 2020
    The restrictions placed on WBBL players spending five weeks in a Sydney hub and crowd sizes for the event could change if there is a rise in COVID-19 cases.
  • Wed, Oct 14, 2020
    Coach Justin Langer says quarantine restrictions may prevent Australia from training together as a squad prior to their first home game this summer.
  • Wed, Oct 14, 2020
    No timeline has been set for the return of WA skipper Mitch Marsh, who does not need surgery on his injured ankle but will be in a moon boot for several weeks.
  • Tue, Oct 13, 2020
    Queensland Cricket directors, including Ian Healy, will meet soon and discuss Michael Kasprowicz's replacement on Cricket Australia's nine-person board.
  • Tue, Oct 13, 2020
    Western Australia captured five last-session wickets to claim an outright win against South Australia in their Sheffield Shield match.
  • Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    Former AFL defender Alistair Nicholson's six-year tenure as chief executive of the Australian Cricketers' Association will end later this year.
  • Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    Michael Neser scored a century to go with his five wickets as Queensland homed in on a win in their Sheffield Shield opener against Tasmania.
  • Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    Ellyse Perry says she is ready to return from a hamstring surgery and play as an allrounder in the upcoming WBBL, having spent seven months on the sidelines.
  • Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    England superstar Ben Stokes has made a winning return for Steve Smith's Rajasthan while David Warner's brisk 46 can't deliver victory for Hyderabad in the IPL.
  • Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    Ashton Agar continued his sparkling start to the Sheffield Shield season as Western Australia have a shot at an outright win against South Australia.
  • Sun, Oct 11, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell gave it a go but found his last-over heroics were not quite enough as Kings XI Punjab were pipped for victory by just two runs against Kolkata.
  • Sun, Oct 11, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne has made the most of multiple chances to help place Queensland in a strong position against Tasmania in their Sheffield Shield opener.
  • Sun, Oct 11, 2020
    Centuries to Ashton Agar and Josh Inglis put Western Australia in a strong position before South Australia also laid on runs in their Sheffield Shield clash.
  • Sat, Oct 10, 2020
    A five-wicket haul from Michael Neser has helped Queensland to a strong position against Tasmania after day one of their Sheffield Shield clash.
  • Sat, Oct 10, 2020
    A flowing half-century by Sam Whiteman and some good support were enough to give Western Australia the initiative over a Lloyd Pope-led South Australia.
  • Fri, Oct 09, 2020
    Victorian captain Peter Hanscomb fears strict quarantine restrictions will leave his bowlers prone to injury when they begin their Sheffield Shield season.
  • Thu, Oct 08, 2020
    NSW's Sheffield Shield side had to scramble to Adelaide on Thursday after three new cases of COVID-19 were detected in Sydney the day before.
  • Wed, Oct 07, 2020
    The Australian women's cricket team have notched a record-equalling 21 straight one-day international wins after thumping New Zealand by 232 runs in Brisbane.
  • Wed, Oct 07, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne has an eye on the Test summer against India but first he expects the Sheffield Shield season to throw up plenty of challenges.
  • Tue, Oct 06, 2020
    Australia's women can draw level with Ricky Ponting's side of 2003 on 21-consecutive ODI victories if they win against New Zealand in Brisbane on Wednesday.
  • Tue, Oct 06, 2020
    Tim Paine concedes Australia's IPL-playing Test stars probably won't have time for a first-class hit-out ahead of a big home series against India.
  • Tue, Oct 06, 2020
    Tasmania and Australia Test skipper Tim Paine is excited by the Tigers' Sheffield Shield pace battery which has been bolstered by the addition of Peter Siddle.
  • Mon, Oct 05, 2020
    The Australian women's cricket team has history in their sights after claiming a series-clinching, four- wicket ODI win over New Zealand in Brisbane on Monday.
  • Sat, Oct 03, 2020
    Australia have extended their stunning winning streak after defeating New Zealand by seven wickets in their women's ODI series opener in Brisbane on Saturday.
2020 September
  • Tue, Sep 29, 2020
    Australia are set for a Twenty20 tour New Zealand at the same time the Test team is meant to be redeeming itself in South Africa from the ill-fated 2018 series.
  • Tue, Sep 29, 2020
    Legendary women's cricketer Belinda Clark is quitting her executive role with Cricket Australia after 20 years but remains a chance to take a vacant board seat.
  • Tue, Sep 29, 2020
    Injured Australian allrounder Mitch Marsh is completing a 14-day quarantine period in Perth after scans on his ankle taken in the UAE were lost.
  • Sun, Sep 27, 2020
    Alyssa Healy broke a record behind the stumps as Australia's spinners set the tone to secure a 10th-straight Twenty20 series victory in Brisbane on Sunday.
  • Sat, Sep 26, 2020
    Ashleigh Gardner's fluent 61 has helped Australia to a 17-run win in their T20 opener against New Zealand in Brisbane, their first game since March's World Cup.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Former Australian opener Michael Slater says Brett Lee spent up to 30 minutes trying to save the life of cricketing great Dean Jones before paramedics arrived.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Australian cricket great Dean Jones has died of a heart attack aged 59, shocking the sporting world after he starred as a player, coach and commentator.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    Sophie Devine thinks the long break between fixtures will work in New Zealand's favour as they attempt to halt a five-match T20 losing streak against Australia.
  • Fri, Sep 25, 2020
    The Melbourne Renegades will be without Jess Duffin for the WBBL season, with the star batter withdrawing from the tournament after the birth of her daughter.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones has died of a heart attack, aged 59, while overseas to commentate on the Indian Premier League.
  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020
    South Australia will be the host hub for the first four rounds of the Sheffield Shield season, which gets under way on October 10.
  • Wed, Sep 23, 2020
    Australian opener Beth Mooney says she's learning to be more assertive at the crease as she prepares to start the summer as the world's top-ranked T20 batter.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Complexities surrounding COVID-19 bubbles could see Australian cricketers be forced away from their families at Christmas in the lead-up the Boxing Day Test.
  • Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Alyssa Healy says she could introduce some new strokes to her game when Australia returns to action against New Zealand in a Twenty20 international on Saturday.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Australian coach Justin Langer doesn't foresee any changes to the Test squad for the series against India despite 11 months in between red-ball games.
  • Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Australian coach Justin Langer knew Steve Smith would be a long odds to play in their rapid-fire ODI series against England after copping a blow at training.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey have inspired Australia to a come-from-the-dead victory over England and claim the three-match ODI series in Manchester.
  • Thu, Sep 17, 2020
    The prospect of the majority of the 2020-21 cricket season being played in front of empty stands, as Cricket Australia once feared, looks increasingly unlikely.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Australia coach Justin Langer could see the blood drain from his cricketers' faces when told what coming months will look like in terms of COVID-19 protocols.
  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020
    Australia's Steve Smith misses out again as England captain Eoin Morgan opted to bat first after winning the toss in the third and final ODI in Manchester.
  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020
    Seven West Media has doubled down on its spat with Cricket Australia, delivering a partial payment rather than the $25 million it was due to pay.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    Cricket Australia is close to finalising an international schedule for 2020-21 as it waits to see whether a payment from its free-to-air broadcaster arrives.
  • Mon, Sep 14, 2020
    The commentators might have thought Australia were cruising in their ODI run chase, but paceman Pat Cummins says the Old Trafford wicket made batting difficult.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    Australia have gone 1-0 up in their three-match ODI series against England after overcoming the world champions by 19 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester.
  • Sat, Sep 12, 2020
    A new hotel at Adelaide Oval will allow Justin Langer's team to train when they return home and quarantine after a tour of England.
  • Fri, Sep 11, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Cricket Australia to overhaul its Big Bash League schedule, with the Twenty20 competition to be run as a roadshow this summer.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Australia captain Aaron Finch says his side's inconsistent one-day form is reflected in the fact they sit fifth on the International Cricket Council rankings.
  • Thu, Sep 10, 2020
    Cricket Australia says one social-media user's racist and uneducated attack on Indigenous allrounder Dan Christian shows 'just how far we still have to go'.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Fresh off a match-winning cameo for Australia, allrounder Mitch Marsh says he will further hone his batting craft against spin in the Indian Premier League.
  • Wed, Sep 09, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood says one red-ball game in Australia will be enough to prepare for the home Test summer, adding he'd like the Indian series to start in Brisbane.
  • Tue, Sep 08, 2020
    Australian allrounder Ellyse Perry says she will need to play it smart to manage her return from injury for the upcoming T20 and ODI series against New Zealand.
  • Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    An unbeaten 77 from Jos Buttler has helped England haul in a target of 158, giving his side an unassailable 2-0 lead in their Twenty20 series against Australia.
  • Sun, Sep 06, 2020
    Australia have named an unchanged XI and opted to bat in their second Twenty20 against England, wanting to give their middle-order batsmen a sustained run.
  • Sat, Sep 05, 2020
    Australia have suffered a two-run loss in their Twenty20 tour opener against England in Southampton, failing to haul in a target of 163 after cruising to 1-124.
  • Fri, Sep 04, 2020
    Free-to-air broadcaster Seven has described discussions over this summer's schedule and rights deal as "constructive", with the WBBL structure also confirmed.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Cricket Australia has asked broadcasters to help pick the best possible schedule for this summer, having rebuffed their request for a discount in rights fees.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Justin Langer's side have become the first national sporting team to depart home during the COVID-19 pandemic and will soon start their series against England.
  • Thu, Sep 03, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne, who posted a Twenty20 ton in an intra-squad clash, is set to be left on the sidelines in Australia's Twenty20 series opener against England.
  • Wed, Sep 02, 2020
    Test captain Tim Paine hopes Cricket Australia and Seven can iron out their differences after the broadcaster's recent threat to terminate their TV contract.
  • Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    The Australian Cricket Council will meet soon, following crisis talks between Cricket Australia and Seven, as stakeholders wait for an updated schedule.
2020 August
  • Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Josh Hazlewood, who is set to play in the Indian Premier League after touring England, says COVID-19 cases in his team's biosecurity bubble are a concern.
  • Sat, Aug 29, 2020
    Marcus Stoinis has reclaimed his spot in the Australia's extended white-ball squad but still faces an uncertain summer as one of the country's fringe players.
  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020
    The Seven Network could seek to terminate its contract to broadcast cricket with boss James Warburton describing Cricket Australia as a "train wreck".
  • Thu, Aug 27, 2020
    Australia's planning for the 2023 World Cup will begin in England next month, and at the very same Manchester ground their campaign fell apart last year.
  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020
    Australia will rely on four intra-squad club matches to try and make up for five months without cricket, with their next opponents England seven weeks back in.
  • Mon, Aug 24, 2020
    Mitch Marsh is refreshed and ready to face England after a five-month break that has involved training, fishing and chewing the fat with Justin Langer.
  • Fri, Aug 21, 2020
    The call-up that Shane Warne has been calling for could come next month, with exciting quick Riley Meredith on the cusp of making his debut for Australia.
  • Thu, Aug 20, 2020
    National coach Justin Langer, whose team depart soon for the UK, says playing cricket in the COVID-19 era will come with challenges, compromises and complexity.
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020
    Aaron Finch says national, state and Big Bash League teams will all have to wear the fact they might be on the wrong side of an inequitable schedule in 2020-21.
  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020
    Marnus Labuschagne has entrenched himself in Australia's Test XI and has a chance to do the same in white-ball cricket on a limited-overs tour of England.
  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020
    National captain Aaron Finch says Cricket Australia has a heightened focus on the mental health of players as they prepare to enter a UK biosecurity bubble.
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2020
    Australian spinner Chris Green has waited seven months, including seven days stuck in a Trinidadian hotel room, but is now ready to return from his bowling ban.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    Australia have selected three potential debutants in a 21-man squad for their limited-overs tour of England, which has finally been given the green light.
  • Fri, Aug 14, 2020
    Australia's national cricket side will soon mark their COVID-19 comeback in England, having been given the green light for a limited-overs tour.
  • Thu, Aug 13, 2020
    The Australian Cricket Council will soon reconvene as Cricket Australia boss Earl Eddings attempts to align players and states regarding a schedule.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    Female cricket participation at grassroots level grew in Australia during 2019-20, a summer in which the highlight was arguably the women's Twenty20 World Cup.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020
    State cricketers are keen to learn what their seasons will look like in 2020-21 as the Australian Cricket Council prepares to meet for the first time in 2020.
  • Thu, Aug 06, 2020
    Australian cricket selectors will need to adjust to biosecurity measures this summer with an extended Test squad likely to stay together throughout the series.
  • Tue, Aug 04, 2020
    Trent Woodhill, who has resigned as Melbourne Stars' list manager to work for Cricket Australia, says a BBL draft for international players could be successful.
  • Mon, Aug 03, 2020
    Alyssa Healy and Australia teammates are disappointed that India's cricket board is looking to stage a women's Twenty20 series at the same time as the WBBL.
  • Sun, Aug 02, 2020
    Australia's limited overs cricketers will be in the safest places in the UK if a tour proceeds next month, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board.
2020 July
  • Thu, Jul 30, 2020
    Beth Mooney, the top-ranked Twenty20 batter in the world, says WBBL teams will have to be flexible amid the prospect of COVID-19 affecting their schedule.
  • Wed, Jul 29, 2020
    Opener Beth Mooney, who dominated the Twenty20 World Cup in record-breaking fashion for Australia, has left WBBL club Brisbane Heat and joined Perth Scorchers.
  • Tue, Jul 28, 2020
    David Warner says it is possible Australia won't have any red-ball matches before their first Test against India but they just have to adapt to the situation.