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Jon Pierik is cricket writer for The Age. He also covers AFL and has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.

'Ridiculous': Tense transcripts show Seven, Cricket Australia's schedule battle

'Ridiculous': Tense transcripts show Seven, Cricket Australia's schedule battle

Transcripts of a tense conversation between Cricket Australia and Seven West Media reveal the network's despair at a "radical" fixture change and the huge influence of the Indian cricket board.

  • by Jon Pierik and Chris Barrett

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Explosive documents claim cricket fixture changes 'driven by' India

Explosive documents claim cricket fixture changes 'driven by' India

Cricket Australia caved to India in making a “radical departure” from its summer schedule, according to an affidavit filed by Seven West Media to the Federal Court.

  • by Chris Barrett and Jon Pierik
Seven seeks emails between Australia and India as TV battle goes to court

Seven seeks emails between Australia and India as TV battle goes to court

Seven West Media has taken its grievance with Cricket Australia to the Federal Court, seeking correspondence with Indian officials and state governments.

  • by Jon Pierik and Chris Barrett
'Could be the making of him': Pucovski backed to replace hurt Warner

'Could be the making of him': Pucovski backed to replace hurt Warner

Will Pucovski has checked in with an injured David Warner, as the Victorian firms to replace the veteran opener and make his Test debut against India next month.

  • by Jon Pierik
Warner, Cummins to miss rest of white-ball series against India

Warner, Cummins to miss rest of white-ball series against India

David Warner and Pat Cummins will miss the rest of the white-ball series against India, but Australia hope injured opener Warner will be fit for the first Test in less than three weeks' time.

  • by Jon Pierik
'Head in the sand': Seven fires new broadside at Cricket Australia

'Head in the sand': Seven fires new broadside at Cricket Australia

Seven West Media managing director James Warburton has intensified his attack on Cricket Australia but CA chief Nick Hockley maintains the sport will deliver what it promised.

  • by Jon Pierik
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'Appalling': Indians fined as Australians vow to act on slow over rates

'Appalling': Indians fined as Australians vow to act on slow over rates

Former Australian stars want the ICC to act after woefully slow over rates meant Friday night's opening one-day international finished an hour late.

  • by Jon Pierik, Tom Decent and Phil Lutton
Smith backs 'bright talent' Green to shine if named to replace injured Stoinis

Smith backs 'bright talent' Green to shine if named to replace injured Stoinis

With all-rounder Marcus Stoinis nursing a side strain, support is growing for boom youngster Cameron Green to make his ODI debut.

  • by Jon Pierik
We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

USA Cricket chairman Paraag Marathe is keen to lure big-time cricket to his nation's new state-of-the-art cricket stadium and is planning a new Twenty20 competition.

  • by Jon Pierik
'A star in the making': Sutherland's all-round year of strength

'A star in the making': Sutherland's all-round year of strength

Melbourne Stars all-rounder Annabel Sutherland has been dubbed a young Marcus Stoinis and a champion in the making, as her side aims to claim the WBBL trophy.

  • by Jon Pierik
Cricket Australia to honour Dean Jones with two tributes

Cricket Australia to honour Dean Jones with two tributes

The first of two major tributes to cricketer Dean Jones will be held at the SCG during Friday's one-day international clash between Australia and India.

  • by Jon Pierik