Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.
The Australian head coach was forced to address negative feedback earlier this year when discontent surfaced about his "headmaster-like" leadership and shifting moods.
Here's a comprehensive look at what all has been said on the ball-tampering episode post Cameron Bancroft's claim that bowlers possibly knew of tampering as well.
The former wicketkeeper-batsman said CA, in the course of the whole episode, missed out on an opportunity to make a strong statement
I certainly wasn't making any excuse, says Tim Paine after facing backlash from Indian fans over 'sideshow' comments
A day after receiving online flak from Indian fans for his "sideshow" comments on the Indian team, Paine clarified himself while chatting with former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist in a podcast.
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant's way of thinking is a bit like Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson, feels DC coach Ricky Ponting
Pant won his debut match as captain in the IPL against MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and Ponting believes that his energy is simply hard to miss.
India vs Australia: 'I certainly want to keep leading this team', says Aussie captain Tim Paine after series loss
Paine also came under heavy criticism from a number of former players over his bowling changes, field placings and his decisions on when to declare.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist says visitors will have to work out why they've suffered so many injuries
The Indian team has turned into a mini-hospital with multiple players nursing injuries, so much so that it became difficult to field a fit playing XI for the fourth Test which began on Friday.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist expecting David Warner to play Sydney Test but unsure about Will Pucovski debut
Pucovski was primed to open in the first Test but the 22-year-old suffered a concussion after being hit on the head during the day-night practice match.
India vs Australia: Heartening to see Australian legends praise Ajinkya Rahane's leadership, says Sunil Gavaskar
Stepping into the shoes of regular skipper Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane showed great character to inspire India to a memorable win at the MCG, just days after being dismissed for their lowest-ever score of 36 in the Adelaide Test, which the visitors lost by eight wickets.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist urges national selectors to end speculation around Steve Smith's chances of captaincy
Smith and his deputy David Warner had stepped down from their posts after they were slapped with a one-year international ban for their role in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal. Since then Tim Paine has been leading the Test team while Aaron Finch is at the helm of the white-ball sides.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist says Will Pucovski might miss first Test despite 'strong reason' for inclusion
Gilchrist said though Burns hasn't been able to have personal tally of big scores, the team and selectors value his partnership with Warner.
My First IPL Match: A shock call-up, Gilchrist's calming advice and defence-splitting inswingers - Sandeep Sharma relives debut
There was a shock call-up, deep breaths, nervous mind and captain's calming advice on an eventful debut day for Sandeep Sharma. The SRH pacer walks down the memory lane with Firstpost to relive his first IPL match.
Australia limited-overs captain Aaron Finch has conceded that his Test career appears over, saying it is unrealistic for him to play red ball cricket again.
On this day: Australia and South Africa play out thrilling World Cup tie to produce one of the greatest ODIs
On this day, in 1999, Australia vs South Africa semi-final clash in 1999 Cricket World Cup finished in a heart-breaking tie for Proteas
Shikhar Dhawan says trust is key factor behind success of opening partnership with Rohit Sharma in ODI cricket
With 16 century stands between them, Sharma and Dhawan are joint second with Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden in the most hundred-run partnerships in the list led by compatriots Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly (21).
MS Dhoni's mental toughness separates him from contemporaries, says former Zimbabwe captain Tatenda Taibu
Taibu also said with Dhoni it was similar with his batting as the technique was different but it was about his hand-eye coordination and mental toughness too.
Pant had scored over 650 runs in 14 matches in that IPL at 52.61 and a strike rate of 158.41 with six half centuries.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Adam Gilchrist, Mark Taylor feel pay cuts are inevitable for Australian cricketers
Former Australia captain Mark Taylor and wicket-keeping great Adam Gilchrist believe pay cuts are inevitable for the country’s cricketers as the sport gears up to deal with the expected financial crisis posed by the novel coronavirus.
Shane Warne picks Sachin Tendulkar as batsman for all conditions, hails Steve Waugh as 'match-saver'
One of the greatest spinners to have played the game, Warne was engaged in an Instagram live session with his fans