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COVID missteps topple Sandpaper-gate survivor Roberts

Friends in high places may have enabled Kevin Roberts' surprise ascent to the top job at Cricket Australia in the wake of the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, but he had few allies left when the knives came out during the coronavirus crisis.

Pakistan's Hafeez to delay retirement if T20 World Cup postponed

福利网站Pakistan all-rounder Mohammed Hafeez says he will delay his retirement if this year's Twenty20 World Cup is postponed because of the coronavirus crisis.

CA chief Roberts resigns amid leadership criticism

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts has resigned after months of criticism over his handling of the coronavirus shutdown, having alienated players and state associations over cost-cutting measures.

Australia board chief Roberts resigns - CA website

Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has resigned effective immediately, the governing body said on its website on Tuesday.

Australia board chief Roberts to be axed - reports

Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Kevin Roberts is set to be replaced by an interim CEO after losing support of the board over his stewardship of the game during the coronavirus shutdown, local media reported on Monday.

West Indies' Roach says no friendship with Archer during England tests

福利网站England paceman Jofra Archer must not expect any friendship from the West Indies players when the teams face off in a three-match test series next month, West Indies bowler Kemar Roach said on Sunday.

Former Pakistan captain Afridi tests positive for COVID-19

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Saturday said he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

ECB vows changes to address racism in cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has acknowledged that the sport is not immune to systemic racism and says it will address the issue and try to bring "meaningful and long-term change" to the game.

India cancel tour to Zimbabwe due to coronavirus concerns

India will not travel to Zimbabwe for a one-day international series in August due to the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah said on Friday.

Cricket-Sammy says nickname controversy is opportunity to educate on racism

Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy says he has accepted a former team mate's explanation of a potentially racist nickname he was given at the Sunrisers Hyderabad and hopes the issue can be used to educate players about racism.

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