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Fri 11 Sep 2020

'The glory days are over for cricket'

Premium Content 'The glory days are over for cricket'

The golden era of cricket on the TV is over. As Channel 7 looks to bail out of its deal with Cricket Australia, writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.

Unplugged: Seven pulling the pin on cricket coverage

Premium Content Unplugged: Seven pulling the pin on cricket coverage

Channel Seven is making the stunning decision to begin the process of pulling out of their multi-million dollar broadcast deal with Cricket Australia.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Hunt on for racist trolls after Aussie star abused online

Hunt on for racist trolls after Aussie star abused online

Cricket Australia has launched an investigation to track down two online trolls who racially abused Indigenous player Dan Christian on Twitter.

Optical illusion in dicey Smith moment

Optical illusion in dicey Smith moment

Some fans took exception to Steve Smith claiming a close catch on the boundary but their eyes may have been playing tricks on them.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

Aussies beat Poms, keep number one ranking

Aussies beat Poms, keep number one ranking

Shane Warne says a major problem has been exposed despite Australia retaining the number one T20 world ranking with a win in England.

Mon 7 Sep 2020

‘Worst review ever’ can’t stop Poms

‘Worst review ever’ can’t stop Poms

England may have used one of the all-time worst cricket reviews but it hasn’t stopped Australia from being on the brink of a clean sweep.

Thu 3 Sep 2020

England Test cricketer dead at 57

England Test cricketer dead at 57

One of the few cricketers capable of dismissing Sir Vivian Richards three times in Test cricket has died tragically aged 57.

Tue 1 Sep 2020

Kane puts family first giving up $816k for first child

Kane puts family first giving up $816k for first child

Aussie seamer Kane Richardson has opted out of his $816,000 Indian Premier League deal to be at the birth of his first child in Adelaide.

Fri 28 Aug 2020

Cricket in crisis after $450m ‘trainwreck’

Cricket in crisis after $450m ‘trainwreck’

In a bombshell report, Channel 7 is threatening to terminate their mammoth $450 million contract with Cricket Australia four years early.

Cricket ’train wreck’: Ch7’s massive threat to $450m deal

Premium Content Cricket ’train wreck’: Ch7’s massive threat to $450m deal

Australian cricket is in crisis with broadcast partner Channel 7 considering terminating its contract, with the network absolutely blasting Cricket Australia.

Tue 25 Aug 2020

TV boss’ scathing attack on CA’s ‘cricket failings’

Premium Content TV boss’ scathing attack on CA’s ‘cricket failings’

Channel 7 boss James Warburton has launched a stunning broadside at Cricket Australia, saying dealing with the governing body has been ‘frustrating’.

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Ponting outlaws unpopular cricket move

Ponting outlaws unpopular cricket move

Ricky Ponting is laying down the law ahead of his arrival at the IPL by putting a team-wide ban on cricket’s most divisive act.

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Shock Aussie trio picked in cricket comeback

Shock Aussie trio picked in cricket comeback

Three uncapped rookies have been selected for September’s tour of England as the Australian cricket team prepares to return.

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Ashes villain cops hefty fine from dad

Ashes villain cops hefty fine from dad

In a first for Test cricket, England paceman Stuart Broad has copped a whopping fine from his own father after an on-field outburst.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

‘Numb, helpless’: Moment Ponting thought he’d lost his son

Premium Content ‘Numb, helpless’: Moment Ponting thought he’d lost his son

Ricky Ponting had an illustrious cricket career but what came next has shaped his life and the person he is today.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Cruel World Cup snub hits Australians

Cruel World Cup snub hits Australians

Australian cricket fans will have to wait an extra two years to see the world’s best T20 talent while our women’s team was also dealt a blow.

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Explosive Gabba stories to stay secret

Premium Content Explosive Gabba stories to stay secret

The memoirs of a cricket official are published 26 years after they were written. Some secrets can be revealed, but some tales can never see the light of day.

Mon 27 Jul 2020

Legend’s ‘naked’ promise for 140kg star

Legend’s ‘naked’ promise for 140kg star

The world is in love with West Indies cricket star Rakheem Cornwall although former English captain Michael Vaughan may be too enamoured.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Steve Smith spotted in Byron Bay with celebrity trainer

Premium Content Steve Smith spotted in Byron Bay with celebrity trainer

THE Aussie cricket star was put through his paces by Chris Hemsworth’s trainer.

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Langer’s ‘The Last Dance’ method picking Aussie side

Premium Content Langer’s ‘The Last Dance’ method picking Aussie side

It’s not quite ‘Moneyball’ but selecting an Australian ODI squad during a global pandemic has forced Justin Langer to think outside the square - with a little help from...

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