Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.

Cricket

Kevin Pietersen opens up about Ashes disaster, praises Michael Clarke

Jon Pierik A banished Kevin Pietersen says he is relieved to no longer be part of an unpleasant English dressing room, has called for back-to-back Ashes series to be scrapped and praised Michael Clarke’s...

Thommo's spin on 'an old horse'

Shane Warne

Jon Pierik Paceman urges leg-spin wizard Warne to scrap suggestions of a Test comeback.

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Cricket

Bird to debut, rested Starc 'absolutely shattered'

Jackson Bird

Jon Pierik Ousted fast bowler says he is "absolutely shattered" after he was dropped as part of Australia's contentious rotation policy.

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Cricket

New policy has Hohns bemused

Trevor Hohns.

Jon Pierik Former national chairman of selectors questions the overall philosophy of those in charge.

Cricket

Dhoni delivers knockout punch

India's M.S. Dhoni

Jon Pierik, Adelaide India finally has reason to cheer, defeating a Michael Clarke-led side for the first time this summer, but Australia could yet emerge a big winner after the debut of batsman Peter Forrest.

Cricket

More changes for Cricket Australia

Jon Pierik Cricket Australia has revealed it is set to overhaul its financial model and venue arrangements.