The match against Test minnows Afghanistan will provide much-needed red-ball practice for Test stars Pat Cummins, Steve Smith and David Warner leading into Australia’s defence of the urn.
- by Andrew Wu and Daniel Cherny
An undercover police operative was used to investigate the brother of Stuart MacGill’s girlfriend after the former cricketer reported the incident to police.
- by Fergus Hunter
On the back of Australia’s Olympians beginning their vaccination program ion Monday, National Cabinet ruled other sportsmen and women can now join the queue.
- by Malcolm Conn
Michael Hussey’s IPL franchise want their batting coach to be closer to the team’s base so they can provide him with better medical care in his recovery from COVID-19.
- by Andrew Wu
On Wednesday, news broke that the 50-year-old spin bowler had been allegedly kidnapped from outside his home on Sydney’s lower north shore by four men including the brother of his partner.
- by Laura Chung and Fergus Hunter
Today on Please Explain, Nathanael Cooper joins crime reporter Fergus Hunter to find out more about a bizarre series of events.
- by Nathanael Cooper
How the 50-year-old former international cricketer came to be a kidnapping victim, taken from outside his home on Sydney’s lower north shore, allegedly by four men including the brother of his girlfriend, has left those who know him stunned.
- by Andrew Wu, Fergus Hunter and Laura Chung
Though the cricket great’s symptoms were mild on Wednesday, there is anxiety among cricket figures that his condition could deteriorate in a country where the medical system has been swamped.
- by Malcolm Conn and Andrew Wu
The brother of Stuart MacGill’s partner has been arrested and charged over his alleged involvement in the Australian cricketer’s abduction on Sydney’s lower north shore last month.
- by Fergus Hunter and Laura Chung
The sensational development came after a member of David Warner’s team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, became the latest player to test positive to coronavirus.
- by Andrew Wu and Malcolm Conn