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Sexting scandal: Cricket Tasmania slams CA for 'appalling' treatment of Tim Paine
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Sexting scandal: Cricket Tasmania slams CA for 'appalling' treatment of Tim Paine

Cricket Tasmania chair Andrew Gaggin said Cricket Australia should have shown former Test skipper more loyalty

Read: Tim Paine's full statement as he quits Australia Test captaincy
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Read: Tim Paine's full statement as he quits Australia Test captaincy

Tim Paine shocked the cricketing world on Friday as he quit as Australia Test captain after being embroiled in a 'sexting' scandal.

Cricket Australia postpones first-ever Test match against Afghanistan
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Cricket Australia postpones first-ever Test match against Afghanistan

Australia on Friday postponed a landmark first-ever cricket Test against Afghanistan, amid fears the country's ruling Taliban regime will ban women from playing the sport.

Australian cricketer Will Pucovski suffers another concussion during training session
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Australian cricketer Will Pucovski suffers another concussion during training session

The 23-year-old has suffered nine concussions earlier in his career and the latest blow is bound to raise concerns about his long-term health.

Australia captain Tim Paine backs coach Justin Langer after 'robust discussions' among senior players
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Australia captain Tim Paine backs coach Justin Langer after 'robust discussions' among senior players

Langer has come under a barrage of scrutiny in the wake of consecutive white-ball series losses to the West Indies and Bangladesh, with friction over his intense leadership and mood swings again resurfacing.

Josh Inglis earns surprise selection as Smith, Finch and other stars return to Australia squad for T20 World Cup
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Josh Inglis earns surprise selection as Smith, Finch and other stars return to Australia squad for T20 World Cup

Fast bowler Andrew Tye along with top-order options Alex Carey, Moises Henriques, Josh Philippe and Ashton Turner were notable omissions.

Ricky Ponting says recent T20I series defeats show depth around Australian cricket not where it needs to be
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Ricky Ponting says recent T20I series defeats show depth around Australian cricket not where it needs to be

Ponting also backed Australian players to feature in the rescheduled IPL in the UAE, saying it would be an ideal preparation ahead of T20 World Cup in October.

George Bailey is new chief selector of Australia men's cricket team
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George Bailey is new chief selector of Australia men's cricket team

Bailey takes over the top job ahead of this year's T20 World Cup, the home Ashes series and away tours to the subcontinent.

Steve Smith looking forward to 'physically, mentally and emotionally' challenging Tests in Asia
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Steve Smith looking forward to 'physically, mentally and emotionally' challenging Tests in Asia

Among the current Australian batsmen, only Smith and David Warner have scored a hundred in Asia.

Aaron Finch hopes Australian players will soon be allowed to take families on tours
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Aaron Finch hopes Australian players will soon be allowed to take families on tours

Finch's statement came after Indian players were allowed to take their families along with them for the ongoing tour of England.

IPL 2021 return 'hard to justify' for Australia players who have withdrawn from international tours, says Aaron Finch
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IPL 2021 return 'hard to justify' for Australia players who have withdrawn from international tours, says Aaron Finch

Australia's seven top cricketers including the likes of David Warner, Pat Cummins, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams have pulled out from the upcoming West Indies series for varied reasons and also said that they won't be visiting Bangladesh if that tour is confirmed.

Australia's Ashton Agar not surprised by reports stating top Aussie players may pull out from upcoming tours
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Australia's Ashton Agar not surprised by reports stating top Aussie players may pull out from upcoming tours

It has been reported that at least seven top players, including Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, may withdraw from West Indies and Bangladesh tours.

Usman Khawaja working with CA to ensure more South Asian representation in Australian cricket
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Usman Khawaja working with CA to ensure more South Asian representation in Australian cricket

The 34-year-old Khawaja cited England team as an example of diversity that Australia can take a cue from.

'You probably left two people out': Michael Clarke unconvinced by bowlers' statement on ball-tampering scandal
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'You probably left two people out': Michael Clarke unconvinced by bowlers' statement on ball-tampering scandal

Sticking to his stand that the bowlers, who were part of that team, were aware of the plot to tamper with the red cherry during the infamous Cape Town Test against South Africa, Clarke said their statement finds no mention of the incident's chief protagonist, Cameron Bancroft, and the Australian team's former bowling coach, David Saker.

Australia's David Warner, Pakistan's Babar Azam, West Indies' Jason Holder enter The Hundred draft
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Australia's David Warner, Pakistan's Babar Azam, West Indies' Jason Holder enter The Hundred draft

Australia's David Warner along with Pakistan's Babar Azam, South Africa's Quinton de Kock and West Indies' Jason Holder are on a list of over 250 players vying for the seven remaining overseas places in the draft for the inaugural edition of the Hundred competition.

Former fast bowler Merv Hughes inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame
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Former fast bowler Merv Hughes inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Merv Hughes captured 212 Test wickets at an average of 28.38 in a career spanning 53 Tests and 33 ODIs for Australia from 1985 to 1994.

Justin Langer’s coaching style not liked by some players, highlights Aussie media report
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Justin Langer’s coaching style not liked by some players, highlights Aussie media report

The fissures in the Australian camp have come out in the open after an under-strength India came back from behind to hammer Australia 2-1 in their own den.

India vs Australia: 'One of the biggest moment of my life', says Rishabh Pant after guiding team to incredible win
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India vs Australia: 'One of the biggest moment of my life', says Rishabh Pant after guiding team to incredible win

The three-wicket win at the Gabba on the final day meant that India have won an unprecedented back-to-back Test series victory Down Under.

India vs Australia, Highlights, 3rd Test at SCG, Day 3, Full cricket score: Hosts lead by 197 runs in second innings at stumps
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India vs Australia, Highlights, 3rd Test at SCG, Day 3, Full cricket score: Hosts lead by 197 runs in second innings at stumps

That brings us to the end of our coverage of the third day of the decisive third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with Australia clearly on top and favourites to go 2-1 up with a lead just shy of the 200-mark. India will need to bowl and bat out of their skins if they are to think of keeping their chances in this match alive. Can they make the Sunday a special one for fans back home in India? We’ll find out tomorrow…

Johnny Mullagh becomes first Aboriginal player inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame
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Johnny Mullagh becomes first Aboriginal player inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Johnny Mullagh, also known by the traditional name Unaarrimin, was a Jardwadjali man from what is now the state of Victoria and learned to play cricket on a nearby farm.