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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | ICC should look into racial abuses in Australia and resolve it, states Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin has stated that the International Cricket Council (ICC) must look into the racial abuses in Australia and should resolve the matter as soon as possible. The former Indian skipper also echoed the public sentiment that the culprits should be ejected and not allowed at the venue.
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newscricket8 months ago

Reports | Gabba Test in doubt after the three-day lockdown in Brisbane

While there was always a looming controversy over the Gabba Test, a new wave of COVID-19 cases in the city alongside a three-day lockdown, issued by the Brisbane government, has put the fourth Test at the venue in doubt. The report also stated that Cricket Australia are yet to make a decision.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs AUS | Masks made mandatory for the crowd attending the SCG Test

In wake of the rising COVID-19 cases in Sydney, CA have made it compulsory for the spectators attending the Sydney Test to wear a mask during all times with fines imposed otherwise. Alongside that, the NSW government also announced a $1000 fine for fans trying to attend from COVID hotspots.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Players set to wear black armbands during first ODI to honour Dean Jones

The Indian and Australian players will be wearing black armbands during the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground to honour late Australian star Dean Jones. Cricket Australia will also pay two significant tributes - one during the ODI series and the other during the Boxing Day Test at MCG.
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newscricket10 months ago

Don’t subscribe to the Big Three concept; all members should be treated equally, affirms Greg Barclay

ICC’s newly appointed Chairman Greg Barclay has affirmed that he doesn’t subscribe to the concept of a Big ‘3’ and stated that all members should be treated equally. In terms of fixtures, he downplayed his representation in the media as an advocate for bilateral series stating that they are crucial.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs AUS | Virat Kohli’s absence in the last three Tests won’t be a financial blow, reveals Nick Hockley

CA's CEO Nick Hockley has stressed on the fact that Virat Kohli’s absence from the last three Test matches Down Under won’t be a financial blow for the association. He also added that the series between India and Australia will be a testament to International cricket being back up and running.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | India set to kick-off Australia tour with limited-overs series

ESPNCricinfo has reported that the Indian team is likely to start their tour to Australia with an ODI and T20I series before the four-match Test series later in the year. On top of that, reports also suggested that there could be changes to the existing schedule, given the situation in Melbourne.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | BCCI and CA set to discuss swapping T20 World Cup during next ICC Board Meet

After ICC’s postponement of the T20 World Cup, reports suggest that BCCI and CA are set to discuss the possibility of ‘swapping’ T20 World Cups between them during the next ICC Board Meet. There also stands a good chance that the Women’s 50-over tournament will go ahead as per schedule.
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newscricketa year ago

CA and ACA agree to postpone Australian Cricket Revenue projection

After a meticulous discussion regarding the cricket revenue projection in Australian cricket, on Saturday, Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers Association agreed to postpone discussions regarding the same. ACA also agreed to drop its notice of dispute lodged with CA last month over salary.
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newscricketa year ago

Optus Stadium set to be allowed to host full-house crowd for events from July 18

After Australian PM Scott Morrison’s announcement earlier this month, Optus Stadium’s Chief Executive, Mike McKenna has confirmed that the stadium is now set to be open to house a full-crowded event with 60,000 fans. The announcement comes in as a boost before the T20 World Cup in Australia.
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