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Cricket is a game but life isn't: BCCI must learn from the past to make helmets compulsory at all levels

Jan 22, 2016

Cricket is a game but life isn't: BCCI must learn from the past to make helmets compulsory at all levels

Since November 2014, at least four more cricketers have died on the field. Two of these deaths (the Israeli umpire Hilel Awasker and English club cricketer Bavalan Pathmanathan) were triggered by the impact of a cricket ball. #BCCI #Cricket #Cricket Australia #ECB #Ranji #helmet #umpires #Phil Hughes #Richard Kettleborough #Safety in Sports #Humaira Kazi #John Ward #Paschim Pathak
Flat tracks galore: Cricket Australia admit pitches need to offer more to the bowlers

Jan 22, 2016

Flat tracks galore: Cricket Australia admit pitches need to offer more to the bowlers

The eight innings in the ongoing Australia versus India has produced an unprecedented 2498 runs and Cricket Australia bosses have admitted that they are trying to ring in change to make all the pitches batting friendly. #India #Cricket #Australia #Virat Kohli #Ishant Sharma #MS Dhoni #ODI #Michael Hussey #SportsTracker #Shikhar Dhawan #Cricket Australia #India vs Australia #Canberra #Pitches #India in Australia 2016
His behaviour is 'fairly expected': Shane Watson backs Chris Gayle's ouster from BBL

Jan 08, 2016

His behaviour is 'fairly expected': Shane Watson backs Chris Gayle's ouster from BBL

Watson made it clear he thought Gayle had overstepped the mark with Channel 10 reporter Mel McLaughlin, and supported Cricket Australia's plans to ban Gayle from BBL. #Cricket #Chris Gayle #West Indies #TheySaidIt #Ian Chappell #Shane Watson #Cricket Australia #Big Bash League #Melbourne Renegades #Mel McLaughlin
'How are you going to stop it otherwise?' Ian Chappell calls for complete ban on Chris Gayle

Jan 08, 2016

'How are you going to stop it otherwise?' Ian Chappell calls for complete ban on Chris Gayle

Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has called for a worldwide ban on Chris Gayle over his controversial TV interview with Channel 10 journalist Mel McLaughlin during a recent Big Bash League match. #Cricket #Chris Gayle #West Indies #TheySaidIt #Ian Chappell #Cricket Australia #Big Bash League #Melbourne Renegades #Mel McLaughlin
Revitalising Test cricket: Australia to schedule more day-night Tests, says Cricket Australia

Dec 01, 2015

Revitalising Test cricket: Australia to schedule more day-night Tests, says Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia said Tuesday they will schedule more day-night Test matches following the overwhelming success of the recent trial against New Zealand staged under lights in Adelaide. #Australia #New Zealand #SportsTracker #Cricket Australia #Adelaide #Sports #Cricket #Day-Night Test
In memory of 408: A year on, Australia remembers Phil Hughes on anniversary of death

Nov 27, 2015

In memory of 408: A year on, Australia remembers Phil Hughes on anniversary of death

The first anniversary of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes's death was marked with a sombre, low-key observance during the first-ever day-night Test match in Adelaide on Friday. #Australia #InMemoriam #New Zealand #SportsTracker #Tribute #Cricket Australia #Adelaide Oval #Phil Hughes #Cricket #Day-Night Test #408
Test cricket, 21st century style: Amid scepticism and curiosity, Adelaide gets ready for pink ball showdown

Nov 26, 2015

Test cricket, 21st century style: Amid scepticism and curiosity, Adelaide gets ready for pink ball showdown

While playing with a pink ball under lights is an anathema to staunch cricket traditionalists, administrators are pointing to dwindling crowds and outdated scheduling as they attempt to move the Test format into the 21st century. #Test cricket #SportsTracker #Cricket Australia #Adelaide Oval #Mitchell Starc #Chris Rogers #Day-night Test cricket #Pink Ball #New Zealand in Australia #AUSvNZ
Ex-mining boss David Peever becomes new Cricket Australia chairman

Oct 30, 2015

Ex-mining boss David Peever becomes new Cricket Australia chairman

Retired mining chief David Peever has become the new chairman of Cricket Australia, the organisation said on Friday, replacing the outgoing Wally Edwards. #SportsTracker #Cricket Australia #Sports #Cricket #David Peever
Australia postpones Bangladesh tour amid safety concerns

Oct 01, 2015

Australia postpones Bangladesh tour amid safety concerns

Australia has postponed its cricket tour to Bangladesh because of concerns over player safety. #Bangladesh #Australia #SportsTracker #Cricket Australia #BCB #Sports #Cricket #Security