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CA asked Pat Cummins to 'confess' before getting Australia Test captain job
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CA asked Pat Cummins to 'confess' before getting Australia Test captain job

During an interview, Cummins was asked if CA panel had asked him 'anything like a confession' before being appointed as the captain, to which he replied, 'Yeah, there were a couple of questions. I won't go into detail.'

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

'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal
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'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal

Tim Paine on Sunday said Australian coach Justin Langer wanted him to remain as Test skipper,

Steve Smith in race for Test captaincy after selectors approach Cricket Australia
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Steve Smith in race for Test captaincy after selectors approach Cricket Australia

Though vice-captain Pat Cummins remains the frontrunner for the top job, Smith is also in the reckoning, Cricket Australia said following the resignation of Tim Paine

Cricket Australia admits Tim Paine should have been removed as captain in 2018
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Cricket Australia admits Tim Paine should have been removed as captain in 2018

Paine abruptly quit Test captaincy on Friday over a series of lewd text messages with a female colleague in 2017 that he had learnt was about to be made public.

'Absolutely horrendous': Reactions to Tim Paine quitting Australia Test captaincy over 'sexting' scandal
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'Absolutely horrendous': Reactions to Tim Paine quitting Australia Test captaincy over 'sexting' scandal

Paine took over the Test captaincy in 2018 in the wake of the Sandpaper-gate ball tampering scandal that rocked Australian cricket.

Marsh's T20 World Cup final heroics will have little say in Ashes selection, says Australia chief selector Bailey
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Marsh's T20 World Cup final heroics will have little say in Ashes selection, says Australia chief selector Bailey

Former Australian stars such as Ian Healy backed Mitchell Marsh's selection in the squad for the upcoming challenge against their traditional rivals England.

Australia to tour New Zealand for a three-match T20I series in March 2022
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Australia to tour New Zealand for a three-match T20I series in March 2022

Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley said the tour was important to support New Zealand Cricket in the wake of losses caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

Australian cricket team to tour Pakistan for first time in 24 years in March 2022
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Australian cricket team to tour Pakistan for first time in 24 years in March 2022

Australia, who last toured Pakistan in 1998, will play three Tests in Karachi (3-7 March), Rawalpindi (12-16 March) and Lahore (26-25 March) as part of the World Test Championship.

Australian cricket in mourning after greats Alan Davidson and Ashley Mallett pass away
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Australian cricket in mourning after greats Alan Davidson and Ashley Mallett pass away

Test spinner Mallett died aged 76 following a long battle with cancer, while legendary allrounder Alan Davidson passed away at 92.

Ben Stokes added to England's squad for upcoming Ashes tour of Australia
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Ben Stokes added to England's squad for upcoming Ashes tour of Australia

The ECB has issued a statement saying Stokes had been cleared by its medical team to resume training following his leave to mentally refresh and undergo a second operation on his fractured left index finger.

Australia coach Justin Langer says he has player support, wants to extend contract
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Australia coach Justin Langer says he has player support, wants to extend contract

He characterised the talks with Test captain Tim Paine, limited overs skipper Aaron Finch and their deputy Pat Cummins as "the best conversations I've had with players in my 10 years as a coach".

Australian women cricketers get pay rise but 'big gap' remains
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Australian women cricketers get pay rise but 'big gap' remains

Retainers for Big Bash League players will increase about 14 percent, Cricket Australia said, and players in the domestic cricket league will see a 22 percent rise.

Golf and beach okayed for England cricketers on Ashes tour of Australia
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Golf and beach okayed for England cricketers on Ashes tour of Australia

Hockley said both teams should be able to live normal lives in public, within reason, during the five-Test series that is due to start in Brisbane on 8 December.

England name strong squad for Ashes in Australia, Ben Stokes to miss series
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England name strong squad for Ashes in Australia, Ben Stokes to miss series

Following a breakthrough in talks with Cricket Australia, the England and Wales Cricket Board on Friday said they had given "conditional approval" for the tour to go ahead.

Joe Root-led England agree to tour Australia for Ashes, says report
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Joe Root-led England agree to tour Australia for Ashes, says report

Jos Buttler could be the only England player not to agree to travel to Australia.

England will only play Ashes series if best players in squad
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England will only play Ashes series if best players in squad

The ECB said the priority was to ensure the tour can take place "with conditions for players and management to perform at their best."

England Cricket Board to decide on Ashes series in Australia this week
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England Cricket Board to decide on Ashes series in Australia this week

Joe Root's team are due to play a five-Test series starting in Brisbane on 8 December, with further matches in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

Cricket Australia experts warn of 'cumulative impact' of players’ prolonged stay in bio-bubbles
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Cricket Australia experts warn of 'cumulative impact' of players’ prolonged stay in bio-bubbles

The experts stressed on the need to strike a balance between bio-security bubbles and the avoidance of "excessive" mental health costs to the players.

Manchester Test cancellation heightens uncertainty surrounding upcoming Ashes
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Manchester Test cancellation heightens uncertainty surrounding upcoming Ashes

The dramatic last-minute cancellation of the deciding fifth Test at Old Trafford has heightened the tension already surrounding the upcoming Ashes series.