Today’s sanctions, imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft by Cricket Australia, are not about a botched roughing of a cricket ball. That was dealt with by the ICC the other day.
Today’s sanctions were about conspiracy. About the dishonest confession of that conspiracy. Continue reading “On the banning of the #sandpaper3”
The dispute between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) has been settled, five weeks after deadline, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the next five years has been struck.
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Peace in our time. A new deal. All the 1930s cliches you like, but Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association have agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding for the next five years.
This infographic (sourced from the ACA website) explains the main issues of how it will work.
A year ago, I gave my impressions for iSportconnect of the first year of Australian cricket’s franchise-based Twenty20 competition the Big Bash League. With the second season completed, won by the Brisbane Heat, I felt it time to revisit the tournament’s progress. Continue reading “Review of a Second Year of the Big Bash League”