Cricket Australia said revenue rose 63 percent to A$684 million ($660 million) in 2009-2012 and is projected to reach A$1.08 billion over the next four-year cycle.
The Hot Spot infrared camera technology used to help cricket umpires make decisions by detecting edges won’t be used in the Ashes series starting next month, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
Captain Michael Clarke will miss Australia’s one-day cricket tour of India after his chronic back injury failed to respond to its usual treatment program.
Australia hired former England batsman Graeme Hick as high-performance coach at its cricket academy, where he will also be used as a batting mentor.
Cricket Australia will trial day- night first-class matches in February with the intention of staging an elite Test under floodlights the following year.
Cricket Australia backed the decision by national team management to stand down four players for this week’s third Test against India for disciplinary reasons as one of the quartet said he accepted his punishment.
South African Mickey Arthur was hired as the first non-native head coach of Australia’s cricket team, completing a revamp of the national squad following a performance review.
Ricky Ponting, Australia’s record run-scorer and most-successful cricket captain, said he wants to continue playing elite Tests a day after being dropped from the one-day squad.
Australia fast bowler James Pattinson will miss the rest of the Ashes cricket series against England because of a stress fracture of the lower back.
Mickey Arthur, the first overseas- born coach of Australia’s national cricket team, said he sued Cricket Australia for being “sacked and scapegoated,” as details of his claim were leaked.