Daniel Brettig

Assistant editor, ESPNcricinfo

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The return of the Newlands beast - the review Cricket Australia forgot
The return of the Newlands beast - the review Cricket Australia forgot

Rick McCosker is firm that CA allowed the team review to be "swamped" by Simon Longstaff's culture review

Nick Hockley awaits CA chief verdict after 11-month interview
Nick Hockley awaits CA chief verdict after 11-month interview

The interim chief pitches his vision with eye on permanent Cricket Australia CEO role

Australia's Test drought poses possible Ashes problems
Australia's Test drought poses possible Ashes problems

Tight home-Test schedule of six games in eight weeks lies ahead, with questions over red-ball preparation to boot

Cricket needs a global ball-tampering inquiry to clear the air
Cricket needs a global ball-tampering inquiry to clear the air

While Australia's transgression was by far the most brazenly egregious, ball-tampering had been a global issue

Newlands ball-tampering scandal: CA integrity unit reaches out to Bancroft for more information
Newlands ball-tampering scandal: CA integrity unit reaches out to Bancroft for more information

The problem CA has is they have tried to sweep it under the carpet and not come out with the full story, says Michael Clarke

Labuschagne to miss white-ball tour of the West Indies, will continue stint with Glamorgan
Labuschagne to miss white-ball tour of the West Indies, will continue stint with Glamorgan

Australian batter "deeply upset to miss out due to circumstances beyond anyone's control," says Trevor Hohns

Michael Hussey, and rest of Australia contingent in Maldives, set to fly home
Michael Hussey, and rest of Australia contingent in Maldives, set to fly home

While Hussey flies commercial via Doha, the group waiting in the Maldives will take a BCCI charter flight

Cameron Bancroft: 'Self-explanatory' that bowlers were aware of ball-tampering tactics in Newlands Test
Cameron Bancroft: 'Self-explanatory' that bowlers were aware of ball-tampering tactics in Newlands Test

CA says that the governing body is still open to hearing and investigating any new information about the Newlands incident

Paine: Smith was given captaincy too young but I'd support him getting the job again
Paine: Smith was given captaincy too young but I'd support him getting the job again

"Obviously I don't make that decision but the time I played with Steve as captain he was excellent," Paine said of Smith

Charter flight may return Maldives-bound Australia players this week
Charter flight may return Maldives-bound Australia players this week

The group of 38 would be able to take a charter flight out of the Maldives via Malaysia to Sydney on May 16

Struggling South Australia poach Brendan Doggett among host of changes
Struggling South Australia poach Brendan Doggett among host of changes

James Bazley, the allrounder who had impressed in last year's BBL, earned a contract with Queensland

Australia lean towards return of batting coach for Ashes and beyond
Australia lean towards return of batting coach for Ashes and beyond

A review of the India Test series has unpacked how Australia's dysfunctional batting might have been mitigated by the addition of a specialist mentor

Australian players set for IPL exodus to the Maldives
Australian players set for IPL exodus to the Maldives

There are close to 40 Australians in the IPL bubble comprising players, coaching staff and commentators

Sydney Sixers BBL chief exits despite back-to-back titles
Sydney Sixers BBL chief exits despite back-to-back titles

Cricket New South Wales has announced a significant restructuring after an extensive review

Michael Neser and Jack Wildermuth give Queensland early control of final
Michael Neser and Jack Wildermuth give Queensland early control of final

New South Wales were bundled out for 143 on the opening day and could only manage one early wicket in response

Queensland savour Sheffield Shield finale free of Newlands cloud
Queensland savour Sheffield Shield finale free of Newlands cloud

Title celebrations three years ago were interrupted by two players being whisked away for Australia duty amid a crisis

New South Wales out to prove depth of youthful batting in Sheffield Shield final
New South Wales out to prove depth of youthful batting in Sheffield Shield final

Being bowled out for 32 against Tasmania, along with IPL absences, heralded a new-look top order

Mitchell Swepson emulating Shane Warne and challenging Nathan Lyon
Mitchell Swepson emulating Shane Warne and challenging Nathan Lyon

The two premier spinners in Australia will go head-to-head during the Sheffield Shield final in what could be a key contest

Melbourne Renegades boss will no longer report to Stars boss
Melbourne Renegades boss will no longer report to Stars boss

Cricket Victoria has advertised for a new general manager for the T20 team with incumbent David Lever understood to be in the running

Australian juggernaut rolls on as they thump New Zealand in rain-affected ODI
Australian juggernaut rolls on as they thump New Zealand in rain-affected ODI

Leigh Kasperek picked up three wickets in five balls to boost New Zealand, but in the end it wasn't enough