Australian cricket

'He's one that crept up on us'

Jake Lehmann, son of Australia's coach Darren Lehmann, is poised to begin his journey in senior cricket with South Australia in the Matador One-Day Cup. Andrew Ramsey, for Cricket Australia, learns more

Peter Siddle poses with junior cricketers

Australia's grassroots problem

Is it worth forking out the equivalent of a month's mortgage for your ten-year-old to play for a representative team?

Kids play on the hill during a rain delay

Is spin Australia's future?

Going by the number of spinners in a recent U-11 trial in Brisbane, it looks like Australia's attack might come to be dominated by slow bowlers in the future

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Australian cricket

Moving away from 'pale, male, stale'

Sharda Ugra, writing in the Australia India Institute explores Australian cricket's migration from the "pale, male, stale" stereotype

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Australia news

Fawad Ahmed's brave stance maintains team harmony

Malcolm Knox, in the Sydney Morning Herald, and Joe Gorman, in the Guardian offer their views on the controversy regarding Fawad Ahmed's decision to not sport a sponsor logo on his Australia shirt

Australian cricket

The forgotten case of Rex Sellers

Though Australia are not as well known as other countries for their cricketers having alien roots, Russell Jackson, in his blog at the Guardian points out a few examples Scyld Berry seemed to have overlooked.

A knife in the back

Cricket Australia's decision to sack Mickey Arthur after having supported him in disciplining and rotating players betrays the management's muddled thinking