Will be back in action from next week: David Warner | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Dynamic Australian opener David Warner reckons he will have to face “at least six to nine months” of rehab for his groin injury but will be back in action for New South Wales next week. The 34-year-old had sustained the injury during the second ODI against India in November and was subsequently ruled out … Read more Will be back in action from next week: David Warner | Cricket News – Times of India

Cricket Australia confirms third India-Australia Test will remain in Sydney

The COVID-19 outbreak had earlier jeopardised the arrangements for the fourth Test at Brisbane with Queensland closing its border for anyone coming from the Greater Sydney area. Cricket Australia on Tuesday decided to retain Sydney as the venue for the third Test against India, ending speculation that the game could move to Melbourne because of … Read more Cricket Australia confirms third India-Australia Test will remain in Sydney

SCG set to have capacity crowd for final T20

The third T20 International between India and Australia is set to be played in front of a capacity crowd with the New South Wales (NSW) Government lifting restrictions on stadiums from December 7. In a world scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ODI series between Australia and India saw the return of spectators with restrictions. … Read more SCG set to have capacity crowd for final T20

Paine, Labuschagne, others airlifted to NSW after COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia

As Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania closed their borders to South Australia on Monday, the country’s cricket board brought players from Australia’s white-ball, Test match and Australia A squads into Sydney from Adelaide to ensure the upcoming fixtures of the season remain unaffected. Cricket Australia on Tuesday airlifted players, including Test skipper Tim Paine and … Read more Paine, Labuschagne, others airlifted to NSW after COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia

Sean Abbott ‘as ready as anyone’ for a Test call-up against India – Trent Copeland

New South Wales allrounder Sean Abbott has been endorsed as “ready as anyone” for a Test call-up by team-mate Trent Copeland after an impressive start to the Sheffield Shield season. Abbott, 28, is already part of Australia’s limited-overs set-up having returned last season and has since been included for the England tour and now the … Read more Sean Abbott ‘as ready as anyone’ for a Test call-up against India – Trent Copeland

Sheffield Shield wrap: Pressure on Joe Burns, Mitchell Swepson’s hub life, and Shaun Marsh as good as ever

The latest round of Sheffield Shield matches produced a thrilling one-wicket victory, a draw secured by a heroic team batting performance after the record books had been rewritten and a high-scoring stalemate. These were some of the main talking points Burns in the spotlight There has been no shortage of in-form batsmen during the first … Read more Sheffield Shield wrap: Pressure on Joe Burns, Mitchell Swepson’s hub life, and Shaun Marsh as good as ever

Sheffield Shield catch-up: Allrounders to the fore, Test batsmen shine, and all eyes on Cameron Green

The opening two rounds of the Sheffield Shield being played in an Adelaide hub are completed and they have produced some compelling cricket. Here’s a few things that have stood out and a quick look at what’s to come Allrounders galore The multi-skilled players have been making their mark everywhere you look in the opening … Read more Sheffield Shield catch-up: Allrounders to the fore, Test batsmen shine, and all eyes on Cameron Green

Australia vs India: NSW government allows Indian team to train in quarantine during Australia tour | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Sydney and Canberra are set to host the white-ball leg of India’s tour of Australia after the New South Wales government allowed the visiting team to train during its mandatory quarantine upon arrival. ‘ESPNcricinfo’ on Thursday reported that New South Wales government and Cricket Australia have struck a deal to allow Indian and Australian … Read more Australia vs India: NSW government allows Indian team to train in quarantine during Australia tour | Cricket News – Times of India

Kurtis Patterson: Injury-hit season ‘put a few things in perspective’

Kurtis Patterson is confident his Test century has not been forgotten as he jostles for a place among Australia’s next-in-line batting options following a 2019-2020 summer that was badly disrupted by injury. Patterson will begin his season for New South Wales on Monday, when they open their Sheffield Shield campaign against Western Australia in Adelaide, … Read more Kurtis Patterson: Injury-hit season ‘put a few things in perspective’

Sheffield Shield preview: Squads, players to watch, new signings and fixtures

10:37 PM ET Andrew McGlashan Close Deputy editor, ESPNcricinfo Deputy Editor Andrew arrived at ESPNcricinfo via Manchester and Cape Town, after finding the assistant editor at a weak moment as he watched England’s batting collapse in the Newlands Test. Andrew began his cricket writing as a freelance covering Lancashire during 2004 when they were relegated … Read more Sheffield Shield preview: Squads, players to watch, new signings and fixtures