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newscricket5 months ago

Cricket Australia confirm first Pakistan tour in 24 years

Cricket Australia on Friday confirmed their first tour of Pakistan since 1998, and will play three Tests, as many ODIs and a lone T20I during their trip, starting from March 4. According to the revised schedule, Rawalpindi will host the first Test, and the second fixture will be played in Karachi.
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newscricket5 months ago

AUS vs SL | Australia announce revised schedule for Sri Lanka T20Is

Cricket Australia (CA) have revised their schedule for the upcoming five-match T20I series at home against Sri Lanka and the matches will now be played across three venues. The Sydney Cricket Ground, Manuka Oval and the Melbourne Cricket Ground are the finalised venues for the five-match series.
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newscricket7 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Fifth Test will be a day-night affair, confirms Nick Hockley

Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley has confirmed that the fifth Test of the Ashes will be a day-night match irrespective of the venue. The match was scheduled to begin at Perth on January 14, but will now be shifted to another venue due to the Covid-19 related restrictions in Western Australia.
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newscricket7 months ago

Would love to see Tim Paine play again, says Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley

Cricket Australia chief executive Nick Hockley has said that wishes to see Tim Paine making a return to the national Test side. Paine had resigned as the Test captain and later opted to take a break from the game to focus on mental-health, after a texting scandal from 2017 had resurfaced last month.
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newscricket8 months ago

Australian cricketers to be fully vaccinated by November end

Cricket Australia Chief Executive Nick Hockley has stated that all professional cricketers in the country have received at least one dose of vaccine, and will be fully vaccinated by the end of November. The Australian cricketers on national contracts were fully vaccinated by September.
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newscricket8 months ago

Australia set to tour Pakistan for the first time in 24 years

Australia is set to tour Pakistan in March-April 2022 for three Tests, three ODIs and a one off T20I, as announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday, November 8. It will be Australia’s first tour of the country since 1998, when they had won 1-0 and 3-0 in three Tests and as many ODIs.
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newscricket10 months ago

Justin Langer has done an incredible job since his appointment, defends Nick Hockley

Nick Hockley, on Wednesday, issued a statement in defence of the under-fire Australian head coach Justin Langer and stated that he has done a great job since he took over the job. The statement also added that the coach's efforts have helped restore Australian cricket's public image.
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newscricketa year ago

Yet to discuss Australian players' availability for resuming IPL, admits Nick Hockley

After being appointed as CA’s new CEO, Nick Hockley has admitted that they are yet to discuss the availability of the Australian players for IPL’s resumption. While talking about how the players felt returning from the turbulent IPL, he stated that the board would look to vaccinate its players.
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newscricketa year ago

Nick Hockley appointed as Cricket Australia’s new CEO after interim role

After spending the last year in an interim position, Cricket Australia (CA), on Monday finally appointed Nick Hockley as CA’s full-time Chief Executive Officer. CA’s Chairman Earl Eddings also praised Hockley’s contribution to the board in the last year, citing it as immense for Australia’s future.
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newscricketa year ago

Men’s Ashes 2021/22 to kick off on December 8 at the Gabba

The 2021/22 Men’s Ashes will kick off on December 8th at Australia’s ex-fortress Gabba, with the fifth and final Test of the series set to be played at the Optus Stadium, which will be hosting its first ever Ashes Test. Meanwhile, a one-off Test versus Afghanistan in Hobart will serve as a prelude.
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