Bancroft rehab continues with Durham deal in 2019 | Cricket Bats | Australia

Durham have signed Cameron Bancroft as their overseas player in all formats for 2019 -a further chance for rehabilitation for the Western Australian batsman after the ball-tampering escapade involving three Australian players. Bancroft was given a nine-month ban from international, State and Big Bash cricket by Cricket Australia that will expire in late December after

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The Gold Coast ‘war room’ that helped clinch the record $1.18b cricket rights deal | Cricket Bats | Cricket Bat News

Locked in what Seven West Media had nicknamed “the war room” in the luxury The Star hotel and casino resort on the Gold Coast, billionaire proprietor Kerry Stokes, his son Ryan and Tim Worner worked late into the night last Thursday to save the free-to-air broadcaster’s summer schedule and in the process change the entire network. Having recently lost

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Seven and Fox Sports bag Australia’s cricket rights in billion-dollar deal | Cricket Bats | Australia

The Seven Network and Fox Sports have bagged the broadcast rights for Australian home cricket for the next six years, signing a deal worth AUD 1.182 billion with Cricket Australia. The deal represents a significant jump in revenue for CA, with the previous five-year deal with Channel Nine (international cricket) and Ten (Big Bash League)

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