Seven hire Alison Mitchell, Tim Lane in departure from Nine formula | Cricket Bats | Australia

Respected commentators Alison Mitchell and Tim Lane will join a Seven broadcasting team including Mel McLaughlin, James Brayshaw and Bruce McAvaney on the network’s roster for the forthcoming Australian summer, after Cricket Australia took free-to-air rights away from Channel Nine for the first time in 40 years. The additions of Mitchell, a longtime radio caller

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Glenn Maxwell contrite after missing handshake in T20 tri-series final | Cricket | Cricket Bats | Australia

© AFP Glenn Maxwell, the Australia allrounder, has admitted his apparent snub to Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed following Pakistan’s victory in the triangular series final in Harare appeared to be an “unsportsmanlike” gesture, though he maintained it was a “genuine oversight”. Television cameras captured the moments after Pakistan secured their

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