England players deserve medals, not criticism after coming through Ashes series

England players deserve medals, not criticism after coming through Ashes series

Paul Collingwood feels the Ashes were “a step too far” and is genuinely concerned about the long-term implications on players’ mental health that the Covid bubbles are causing. Speaking in Barbados, where he replaced Chris Silverwood as head coach in England’s T20I series against the West Indies, and on the island where he became England’s … Read more

Australia vs Pakistan tour, Sri Lanka T20 series, Justin Langer, dates, schedule, how to watch, broadcast

Australia vs Pakistan tour, Sri Lanka T20 series, Justin Langer, dates, schedule, how to watch, broadcast

In one of the biggest indications yet that Australia are going full steam ahead for their historic tour of Pakistan, key players and coach Justin Langer will miss the upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka. Langer, along with World Cup-winning fly-half David Warner and all-rounder Mitch Marsh, have been furloughed. READ MORE WINNERS AND LOSERS: … Read more

Cricket news 2022: Australia unveil 16-man squad for T20 series against Sri Lanka

Cricket news 2022: Australia unveil 16-man squad for T20 series against Sri Lanka

Australia have revealed their 16-man squad for the upcoming men’s T20 series against Sri Lanka, with an Ashes hero included. Australia have revealed their 16-man squad for the upcoming men’s T20 series against Sri Lanka, with Ashes hero Travis Head named to the 20+ national team for the first time in nearly four years. After … Read more

Firstwatch launches podcast series called Firstwatch Entrepreneur’s Challenge

Firstwatch launches podcast series called Firstwatch Entrepreneur's Challenge

The podcast series provides information that is aimed at making an impact and is accessible to even those who won’t get to attend the workshops included in the challenge. The series makes business insights — from leading South African businesspeople — available to all entrepreneurs and business-minded people countrywide. The Firstwatch Entrepreneur’s Challenge 2021 will … Read more

England and Australia hit by off-field problems ahead of Women’s Ashes series | Ashes of women

Jhe Blundstone Arena in Hobart has recently been the scene of England cricket humiliations, but England’s women have happier memories there. In January 2014, Charlotte Edwards batted 92 to inspire her side to a nine-wicket win in a T20 – an Ashes winning move in the new multi-format era. Edwards wiped the tears from his … Read more

Aussie Diamonds show progress under Stacey Marinkovich after sixth Quad Series title win

Diamonds win Quad Series

Stacey Marinkovich won his first international encounter as Diamonds head coach, after the Australian netball team beat England in the Quad Series Final to claim their sixth title. Played at London’s Copper Box Arena for five days, Australia prevailed despite some tired bodies on the pitch, after a busy schedule and a tense draw between … Read more

Test cricket’s next challenge: How to avoid another lopsided Ashes series | Ashes 2021-22

THEIn what must have been the day after the Hobart test, all was quiet. England had wrapped up a historically anemic defeat of the Ashes, leaving enough free days to squeeze in an embarrassing police visit to the world’s sweetest sunrise rage, reprimanding cricketers who drank in their whites longer than they had been forced … Read more

The Diamonds, riddled with errors, let England come back to secure a draw at 48 in the Quad Series game

Layla Guscoth stretches in an attempt to intercept the ball from Gretel Bueta's hands

Australia gave up a six-goal lead in the final quarter to draw 48 with England in the Quad Series in London. Key points: A series of crucial errors helped England earn a draw against Australia The result sets up a thrilling rematch between the two in the tournament final The Quad Series is the latest … Read more

Chappell-Hadlee series dies down amid New Zealand quarantine concerns

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Quarantine requirements and New Zealand border controls have seen the Chappell-Hadlee ODI series and a T20 match postponed indefinitely, it was confirmed today. Australia and New Zealand were due to play three ODIs on January 30 and February 2 and 5, and a single T20 match on February 8. This is the third summer in … Read more

Beth Mooney suffers a broken jaw on the eve of Ashes, Ellyse Perry could be excluded from the T20 series

A dejected Beth Mooney walks off the field with her gloves off and bat under her elbow

Australia could start the Women’s Ashes without injured Beth Mooney and Ellyse Perry as coaches consider leaving the game’s biggest name out of the Twenty20 (T20) squad. Key points: Beth Mooney suffered a broken jaw in training and underwent surgery on Tuesday The world’s highest-ranked T20 hitter will now miss at least the Ashes’ T20 … Read more