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

Nine takes block, defends its pitch

cricket

Jon Pierik While Channel Nine insists there won't be a shake-up, an injection of fresh faces means life in its commentary box could become a tight squeeze if it secures a new agreement with Cricket Australia.

Cricket

Debt-ridden Nine chases new deal

Channel Nine commentary team

Jon Pierik Managing director Jeff Browne remains hopeful of retaining rights to international cricket.

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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

New policy has Hohns bemused

Trevor Hohns.

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

Cricket

More changes for Cricket Australia

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

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.