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Cricket war finally headed for a resolution?

Australian cricket’s protracted pay crisis is nearing a conclusion. The warring parties are expected to declare peace, possibly as early as Tuesday.

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BBL and WBBL fixtures released for 2017-18 competitions

Fixtures for BBL07 and WBBL03 have been officially released by Cricket Australia today, with both competitions to being in December 2017.

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Cricket Australia are running out of time, and they know it

After months of posturing, claims and counterclaims, Cricket Australia is looking to bring the current pay dispute to a head.

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Arbitration looming for CA and ACA as pay dispute remains unresolved

James Sutherland has given a grim update on the pay dispute engulfing Australian cricket, with negotiations between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association seemingly breaking down once again.

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Pay dispute must be settled before Bangladesh tour

Australian cricket’s pay dispute seems to be getting closer to a resolution but next month’s Test tour of Bangladesh must still be salvaged somehow.

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Yorkshire’s Peter Handscomb contract uncertain thanks to pay dispute

English county Yorkshire is the latest innocent bystander dragged into the spiral of uncertainty that is Australian cricket’s pay dispute.

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Chris Lynn in doubt for Big Bash after shoulder reconstruction

The Big Bash League could be without its brightest star this season, with Chris Lynn undergoing surgery on his left shoulder.

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Could cricket’s pay war finally be heads towards a long overdue compromise?

It’s the news Australian cricket fans have been crying out for in recent months, but it appears that Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association are moving closer to some sort of compromise.

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Boycott of Bangladesh tour looms, but there’s one bit of good news in the pay dispute

Australian cricket’s pay saga continues to bubble but progress has been made in the warring parties’ push for greater gender equality.

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England lifts the World Cup as India presses the panic button

On Sunday night, England won the Women’s Cricket World Cup for the fourth time, beating a panic-stricken India by nine runs in an epic thriller. England’s medium-pacer Anya Shrubsole was voted Player of the Match for her splendid spell of 6-46.

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Deadline looms for cricket pay dispute

Anger is building among Australian cricketers as the departure date for a Test tour of Bangladesh ticks closer and pay talks continue to progress ever so slowly.

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England women’s captain Heather Knight has already set her sights on regaining the Ashes in Australia later this year after leading her team to World Cup success.

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England to take on India in World Cup final after Australia bow out

If the semi-finals between England–South Africa and between India–Australia are indications, the final between England and India at Lord’s today will be a thriller.

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Women’s sport weekly wrap: Australia out of the Women’s World Cup

Good news Australian sports fans.

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Australia vs India live stream: How to watch the Women’s Cricket World Cup semi-final on TV or online

The Women’s Cricket World Cup has reached the semi-finals, and Australia have a tough task against India. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to live streaming the match.

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It isn’t a crime to take your time

Watching England’s demise at Trent Bridge in the second Test against South Africa, it didn’t require the predicting ability of Nostradamus to see what was coming.

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Australian opening batsman Adam Gilchrist celebrates his century during the one day international match against Sri Lanka at the WACA ground in Perth on February 15, 2008. The two teams are participating with India in a tri-nations series and it is Australia's Adam Gilchrist's last international match at his home ground. AFP PHOTO/Tony ASHBY

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England's batsman Joe Root holds his head as he walks back to pavilion

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Kristen Beams Meg Lanning celebrate

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Steve Smith of Australia looks to the sky

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What drives the Australian cricket team? Greed

I am very supportive of a strike to resolve the cricket pay dispute; a strike by parents refusing to register their kids for junior cricket this summer.

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Take a look at these legends who just won the inaugural Club Roar Awards

We’re pumped to officially announce the winners of the very first Club Roar Awards. It’s not every day that the team at The Roar have the opportunity to give away $10,000 and celebrate some unsung sporting heroes at the grassroots level.

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India vs Sri Lanka, 35 years ago

By Rafiqul Ameer, 28 Jul 2017
India vs Sri Lanka, 35 years ago

Sri Lanka first met India in a Test match some 35 years ago. during the autumn of 1982. The venue was Madras, or Chennai as it is known now.

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As the Australian cricketers’ industrial dispute drags on, here’s what we’ve learnt

The pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association reflects broader issues of workers seeking to increase their share of the wealth they help create through their labour.

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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017: Australian player ratings

Our Australian women’s cricket team (formerly known as the Southern Stars) were knocked out of the World Cup by India on Thursday.

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India start as favourites in upcoming series against Sri Lanka

As Indian coach selection drama still continues, the focus now shifts back to cricket. India will play thre Tests, five ODIs and one T20 during their tour of Sri Lanka, starting with the first Test on July 26.

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Australia vs India: Women’s Cricket World Cup live scores, blog

Australia are gunning for their seventh Women’s World Cup triumph and their first objective will be to make it to the final when they take on their Indian counterparts on Thursday. Follow all the semi-final action of the Women’s World Cup 2017 from 7:30pm AEST right here on The Roar.

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The axing of Brad Hodge: A cataclysmal anecdote

If you came across a young bloke who wants to break big into the highly esteemed Australian cricket team, what pointers would do you give him?

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Glenn McGrath: Cricket’s pernicious minimalist

A bête noire to almost anyone with a willow in hand hoping to make runs, a bane to the batsmen’s cogitation of illustrious shots they would contemplate in their heads and a bugbear to any opposition – Glenn McGrath was a prodigy that made all the fancy adjectives you could name, a tad too cliché.

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England’s new selection policy: Sensible or underwhelming?

When England announced their supposedly new-look twelve-man squad for the first South Africa Test at Lord’s starting last Thursday, I think it’s fair to say there were some eyebrows raised.

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Who will join England, Australia and South Africa in the Women’s World Cup semis?

After victories on Wednesday night, both England and Australia have booked their place in the semi-finals for the 2017 cricket Women’s World Cup hosted in England.

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Smith, Kohli, Root or Williamson: Who is the best Test batsman?

In any cricket team, from the Australian national side, to the Lindfield U/8 Cs, the best batsman has to be your captain.

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What price for the grassroots of cricket?

By Nathan Absalom, 14 Jul 2017
What price for the grassroots of cricket?

Appeals for increased money to grassroots cricket, now where have I heard that before?

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One spectator’s take on cricket negotiations

With the advent of the Memorandum of Understanding deadline being missed, the Cricket Australia pay dispute has become a very sorry and internationally damaging state of affairs.

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Ravi Shastri’s appointment as the head coach is the right decision

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally broke their silence and announced Ravi Shastri as the Indian team head coach.

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Cricket isn’t owned by the players

By Dominic Marsh, 11 Jul 2017 Popular article! New author!
Cricket isn’t owned by the players

As a passionate cricket fan, I’m disappointed in the current drama unfolding between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketer’s Association (ACA). As a lover of Australian cricket, I’m disgusted.

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England's Joe Root celebrates his century during play on Day 3 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

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Kevin Pietersen walks back to the pavilion

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Glenn Maxwell Cricket Australia 2017

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Virat Kohli runs between the wickets vs Pakistan

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England's Joe Root celebrates his century during play on Day 3 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

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Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith

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