Cricket News: What you need to know about Australia’s top teams
It has been a tumultuous two years for Australia’s domestic cricket, but it is still a relatively new game and there are still plenty of things to learn.
But for many of us, the news from Australia’s international cricket team is already shaping up to be a bit of a surprise.
The story begins with a dramatic change at the end of 2017, when the New South Wales Cricketers’ Association (NCA) pulled the plug on a deal that would have seen Australia play the World Cup in New Zealand.
A group of players were upset that the tournament would be held in a country where they had never played, with the expectation that the event would have been a massive disappointment for the players.
The players’ decision sparked a national debate about the country’s cricket culture and led to the resignation of the New Zealand Cricket Board’s chief executive.
The next year saw the arrival of two of the top Australian domestic cricket players, Matthew Wade and David Warner, as well as the debut of a young Australian who was born and raised in New South