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'Not as free': Finch tightening up technique for Tests

'Not as free': Finch tightening up technique for Tests

Aaron Finch has effectively robbed Peter to pay Paul in a bid to hold on to his coveted Test berth and his status as one of the country's few all-format players.

  • by Andrew Wu

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Matt Renshaw eyes Test recall against Australia's attack
Sheffield Shield

Matt Renshaw eyes Test recall against Australia's attack

It's an international shootout reviving memories of Australia v Australia A in tri-series competitions of old.

  • by Caden Helmers
Don't throw them to the wolves: Nathan Lyon's warning
ACT sport

Don't throw them to the wolves: Nathan Lyon's warning

Nathan Lyon says this clash should be considered anything but an international shootout for two rising stars.

  • by Caden Helmers
Cricket Australia places conditions on IPL release for top players
Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia places conditions on IPL release for top players

Cricket Australia has informed players they will have to miss part of next year's Indian Premier League if they are selected in the squad for the World Cup.

Test hopefuls get chance to stake claim
Australia

Test hopefuls get chance to stake claim

Queensland opener Matthew Renshaw will face a particularly stern challenge in his latest Test audition from Friday.

Smith can't resist dissecting ODI batting woes with eye on World Cup
Steve Smith

Smith can't resist dissecting ODI batting woes with eye on World Cup

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith continues to train with NSW and analyse the one-day batting line-up with a view to next year's showpiece event.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
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McDermott and Tye miss chance to impress in South Africa's tour win
South Africa

McDermott and Tye miss chance to impress in South Africa's tour win

A chance to impress selectors has gone begging for Andrew Tye and Ben McDermott after South Africa thrashed Cricket Australia XI by 41 runs in their Twenty20 tour match.

States want to wrest more control over player management from CA

States want to wrest more control over player management from CA

The states are using Pat Howard's departure as a chance to air "robust" views on changes to the game's controversial pathways system.

  • by Andrew Wu
Australia needs Mitchell Starc more than ever
Cricket ACT

Australia needs Mitchell Starc more than ever

Bypassing the IPL frenzy will allow Mitchell Starc to tune up for a six-Test summer, a World Cup and an Ashes tour.

  • by Caden Helmers
Big hit: It's country ahead of IPL pay day for me, says Starc
India

Big hit: It's country ahead of IPL pay day for me, says Starc

Mitchell Starc has indicated he is unlikely to nominate for next month's IPL auction but understands there are players who would enjoy a long-term CA contract.

  • by Jon Pierik & Christian Nicolussi
Aussie women beat NZ to reach T20 finals
Australia

Aussie women beat NZ to reach T20 finals

Australia are through to the women's World Twenty20 semi-finals as Alyssa Healy helped them to a 33-run victory over New Zealand in Guyana.

  • by Scott Bailey