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Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post
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Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has created a list of XI bald-headed cricketers which he named Test cricket's greatest Bald XI.

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann says it's time for cricket to embrace split-coaching
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Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann says it's time for cricket to embrace split-coaching

Lehmann said dividing responsibilities format-wise should increase the longevity of the coaches.

Australia captain Tim Paine says players' behaviour 'has improved' since 2018 ball-tampering scandal
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Australia captain Tim Paine says players' behaviour 'has improved' since 2018 ball-tampering scandal

Australia’s ill-tempered tour of South Africa exploded in a ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town two years ago, leading to a review of the team culture among other measures

Former Australia cricketer and coach Darren Lehmann to undergo heart bypass surgery after suffering chest pains
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Former Australia cricketer and coach Darren Lehmann to undergo heart bypass surgery after suffering chest pains

Lehmann, who turned 50 on Wednesday was on the Gold Coast to watch his son Jake captain the Cricket Australia XI against the touring England Lions at Metricon Stadium.

New documentary series to show journey of Australian cricket team from ball-tampering scandal to Ashes success
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New documentary series to show journey of Australian cricket team from ball-tampering scandal to Ashes success

The eight-part series titled 'The Test: A New Era for Australia's Team', will feature behind-the-scenes footage of Australia's first ever Test series loss to India on home soil, the World Cup semifinal exit and the Ashes defence after that

The Hundred: Aaron Finch to lead Northern Superchargers in next year's tournament, England's Lauren Winfield named women's skipper
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The Hundred: Aaron Finch to lead Northern Superchargers in next year's tournament, England's Lauren Winfield named women's skipper

Finch has played for seven different teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he has also represented Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League (BBL).

Ex-Australia international Lisa Keightley becomes first woman to be appointed full-time coach of England women's cricket team
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Ex-Australia international Lisa Keightley becomes first woman to be appointed full-time coach of England women's cricket team

Keightley — who coached the England Women's Academy between 2011 and 2015 — takes over a team that, like their male counterparts, are world champions in the 50 over format

Ashes 2019: Justin Langer says losing Steve Smith a big blow; calls decision to rest him 'no brainer'
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Ashes 2019: Justin Langer says losing Steve Smith a big blow; calls decision to rest him 'no brainer'

The 30-year-old Smith — who has scored two centuries and 92 in his three innings in the first two Tests — was felled by a Jofra Archer bouncer on Saturday in the first innings of the second Test at Lord's.

Darren Lehmann named head coach of Leeds-based team in The Hundred's inaugural edition
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Darren Lehmann named head coach of Leeds-based team in The Hundred's inaugural edition

The 49-year-old — who was cleared of involvement in the scandal which resulted in Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft being banned — told Press Association Sport he was delighted to be returning to Yorkshire.

England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting says injuries, loss against Proteas not ideal developments before semi-final clash
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England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting says injuries, loss against Proteas not ideal developments before semi-final clash

Despite losing to South Africa in their last league match, which resulted in India taking the top spot in the points table, Ponting said Australia have been the best side of the tournament to date.

England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan says he won't tell English fans on how to react to David Warner, Steve Smith
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England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan says he won't tell English fans on how to react to David Warner, Steve Smith

England captain Eoin Morgan insists it is not his job to tell supporters how to react to shamed Australia stars David Warner and Steve Smith when the arch-rivals meet.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Steve Smith and David Warner ready to face ire of England fans, says Australia coach Justin Langer
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Steve Smith and David Warner ready to face ire of England fans, says Australia coach Justin Langer

Justin Langer believes no amount of crowd abuse Steve Smith and David Warner may receive in England can compare to what they've already experienced.

Darren Lehman returns to cricket after ball-tampering scandal, named BBL side Brisbane Heat's coach
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Darren Lehman returns to cricket after ball-tampering scandal, named BBL side Brisbane Heat's coach

Lehmann said returning to the Heat, the team he steered to a Big Bash title in 2013, was a chance to "come back to where it all started" after his bruising experience with the national team.

Steve Smith should not have turned blind eye to ball-tampering plan, says former coach Darren Lehmann
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Steve Smith should not have turned blind eye to ball-tampering plan, says former coach Darren Lehmann

Lehmann stepped down as coach after Smith and his deputy David Warner were handed one-year bans by Cricket Australia in exemplary punishment for their role in the scandal in March that shook the game.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli an excitable character, nothing wrong with his on-field behaviour, says Darren Lehmann
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli an excitable character, nothing wrong with his on-field behaviour, says Darren Lehmann

An "excitable character" who wants to win at all times, that's how former Australian coach Darren Lehmann described Virat Kohli and said there was nothing wrong with the Indian captain's on-field conduct.

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft's bans must be reconsidered in light of Cricket Australia's culture review findings
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Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft's bans must be reconsidered in light of Cricket Australia's culture review findings

While it might not be an appropriate time to ‘support' the banned trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, it is definitely the right time to start building that trust between the governing body and the players association.

Coach Justin Langer promises ball-tampering 'won't be happening again' with Australia, says it's an international problem
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Coach Justin Langer promises ball-tampering 'won't be happening again' with Australia, says it's an international problem

Justin Langer said he was shocked when he learned Australian players had taken sandpaper onto the field to deliberately alter the ball in the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Darren Lehmann reveals emotional struggle following ball-tampering scandal, says he's still receiving counselling
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Darren Lehmann reveals emotional struggle following ball-tampering scandal, says he's still receiving counselling

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann revealed how he has paid a heavy emotional toll over the ball-tampering scandal and claimed under-fire Cricket Australia could have done more to support him.

Cricket Australia head David Peever asked to quit following revelations made in independent review about board's 'arrogant' culture
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Cricket Australia head David Peever asked to quit following revelations made in independent review about board's 'arrogant' culture

The independent review released Monday found that an "arrogant" and "controlling" culture within Cricket Australia contributed to players cheating in the pursuit of victory.

Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor says new reviews are 'confronting' for governing body, team
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Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor says new reviews are 'confronting' for governing body, team

The reviews are due to be made public on Monday, six months after CA commissioned them following the cheating furore in Cape Town this year.