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Ex-Australian opener Burns to represent Italy as a tribute to late brother

Ex-Australian opener Burns to represent Italy as a tribute to late brother

Melbourne: Former Australian Test opener Joe Burns has switched allegiance to Italy in a bid to help the Europeans qualify for the 2026 T20 World Cup as a tribute to his late brother. Burns, who played 23 Tests from 2014-20, was left out of Queensland state’s contracts list for the coming domestic season in Australia...

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Mitchell Starc hints at quitting ODIs to focus more on franchise cricket

Mitchell Starc hints at quitting ODIs to focus more on franchise cricket

Although the 34-year-old did not explicitly mention which format he might give up, it is presumed to be One Day Internationals (ODIs), especially given that the next 50-over World Cup is scheduled for 2027, PTI reported. Starc, acquired by Kolkata Knight Riders for a record ₹24.75 crore, showcased brilliance during the crucial stages of the...

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Lyon says Australia would have won Ashes 4-0 if he was not injured

Lyon says Australia would have won Ashes 4-0 if he was not injured

In short: Nathan Lyon said he believes Australia would have won the 2023 Ashes series 4-0 if he had not been injured. Lyon injured his calf in the second Test at Lords, which Australia won to take a 2-0 lead, but ultimately the series was tied. What’s next? Lyon says winning a Test series in...