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...

Cricket

James Sutherland confident cricket World Cup will be a huge success

James Sutherland.

Jon Pierik Cricket Australia chief is confident next year's World Cup will not be ambushed by the rise of Twenty20.

Fixing the fixers

Umpire Nadir Shah is one of the six non-ICC sanctioned umpires found to be taking bribes.

Jon Pierik More work and education is needed to weed out corruption in cricket.

Cricket

Night Tests in three years if Nine gets its way

night cricket

Jon Pierik As cricket bids to extend its reach, a senior Channel Nine official says night Test cricket could become a reality within three years.

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Call for fixing probe into MCG game

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Jon Pierik CRICKET Cricket Australia will strengthen anti-corruption measures as probe sought into Australia's controversial Twenty20 clash against Pakistan at the MCG last summer.