Investment to come from player payment poolDeal part of the MOU between CA and unionAustralia’s cricketers will pump up to $30m into the sport’s grassroots, with the funds to be used to improve playing and training facilities across the nation.In
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How tempting to head into this year's Ashes series thinking Australia has suddenly overcome the chastening experience of its home series defeat by India, rediscovered the ability to 'bat long' and regenerated its bowling attack. Not so fast, writes R
It's been a long, hard summer for the Australian cricket team, but especially for Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Starc. On day three in Canberra, they finally got to enjoy some belated success, writes Dean Bilton.
Australia 534-5 decl. & 196-3 decl. lead Sri Lanka by 498 Sri Lanka 215 & 17-0 chase near impossible targetMitchell Starc has answered his critics with a five-wicket haul and Usman Khawaja looks to have retained his Ashes spot with a century for Aust
Australia 534-5 dec; Sri Lanka 123-3 (43 overs)Tourists trail by 411 runs at stumps on day twoAustralia swept through Sri Lanka’s top order in Canberra, capping a second day of dominance highlighted by Kurtis Patterson’s maiden Test century. Embattle
Updates from the second day of play in CanberraAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport10.57pm GMTNow then, if you’re feeling down for any reason this morning, be cheered up by this. Hope is a bird... Graeme Vimpani!Well there you go, a comeback
Second Test, day one: Australia 384-4Batsmen reach three figures after barren summerPaine reverses poor luck with bizarre coin tossIt took six Tests but Joe Burns and Travis Head have become the first Australian batsmen this summer to stake their cla
Tim Paine employed an unusual technique for the coin toss before the start of play against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Canberra. Paine has developed a reputation for losing tosses – before Friday he had a win percentage of just 12.5 – but his luc
Pat Cummins took the glory as Sri Lanka wilted in Brisbane, with Australia romping to a massive first Test win inside three days. But aside from the result, was there actually much for the Aussies to be cheery about?