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Cricket Australia operates all of the Australian national representative cricket sides, including the Australian cricket team, the Australia national women's cricket team and youth sides as well. CA is also responsible for organising and hosting Test tours and One Day Internationals with other nations, and scheduling the home international fixtures.

It is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia. It was originally formed in 1905 as the Australian Board of Control for International Cricket. It is incorporated as an Australian Public Company, limited by guarantee.

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ESIPL Signs Multi-year Distribution Agreement with Airtel Digital TV
ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd (ESIPL) has signed a multi-year agreement with DTH arm of the leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel - Airtel Digital TV to enable distribution of the six primary channels of ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) in India - STAR Cricket, STAR Sports, STAR Sports 2, ESPN, STAR Cricket HD and ESPN HD on Airtel Digital TV

Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire New Pitcher to Help Hitters; ProBatter Offers a High Tech Way to Train
ProBatter Sports has completed a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the sports technology company's proprietary ProBatter PX2 pitching simulator. Scheduled for installation at the club's spring training complex in Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona, the advanced training system recreates the experience of facing live pitching in a completely controlled environment

Karbonn Mobiles Signs Up as the Title Sponsor of Champions League Twenty20
Leading mobile handset manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles has signed up as the title sponsor of Champions League Twenty20 starting with the fourth edition of this marquee tournament due to be held in South Africa later this year. Karbonn Mobiles signed the deal today with ESPN STAR Sports, the commercial partners of Champions League Twenty20

ESPN STAR Sports Grants Al Jazeera Sport Rights to Broadcast first ever LIVE Cricket Content
ESPN STAR Sports, the exclusive Asian rights holder for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) domestic and home international matches, has announced an agreement with Al Jazeera Sport for the television broadcast rights of the Friends Life Twenty20 2012

Cummins still backs 'outclassed' Australia to win ODI series against England
Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who is returning home after injuring himself midway through the series, has made a public show of faith in his team-mates, backing them to win the one-day series against England.

Plenty at stake for Oz all-rounder Smith in ODIs against Poms
Australian all-rounder Steve Smith, who earned in the vicinity of a million dollars as one of Australia's highest paid players last year, is now being made to sing for his supper.

Pak home series against Oz in UAE likely to comprise 3 ODIs, T20's
Pakistan's 'home' series against Australia, which is scheduled to be held later this year, is likely to include three one-day internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20s after both boards agreed to stick to the original plan.

Brett Lee praised after he rejects NSW contract for young player
Australian pacer Brett Lee's decision not to sign a contract for New South Wales is a selfless move unlikely to be replicated, Players' Association boss Paul Marsh has said.

Wade eyeing chance to cement Oz first keeper spot in England ODI series
Matthew Wade has the chance to cement his place as Australia's long-term wicketkeeper in the one-day series against England starting on Friday, ahead of the Ashes.

'Short of runs' Cowan 'not surprised' at missing out on CA contract
Australian Test opener Ed Cowan has said he wasn't surprised with not making it to Cricket Australia's (CA) 17-strong 2012-13 contract shortlist, and acknowledges the fact that he requires more runs under his belt to secure his Test spot.

Johnson's 'new' contract only second term of two-year deal: CA
Cricket Australia has clarified that Mitchell Johnson will simply be serving the second year of a two-year deal signed under the old regime after the fast bowler was handed a national team contract for 2012/13, raising eyebrows across the country.

CA's new contract puts Clarke's base salary at $2 million
Captain Michael Clarke, who tops the list Cricket Australia's new contract list, will earn a base salary of about $2 million and will pocket much more when his skipper's allowance and match fees are taken into account.

Pay dispute ends, Clarke and Johnson big winners in CA's contract list
Skipper Michael Clarke and pacer Mitchell Johnson have emerged as biggest gainers in Cricket Australia's list of contracted players for the next year,as the governing body has reduced the number from 25 to 17.

Cowan to be surprise exclusion from Cricket Australia's trimmed contract list
Test opener Ed Cowan will be a surprise exclusion from Cricket Australia's trimmed-down contract list despite the governing body's prime focus on Test cricket.

Cricket Australia signs pay deal with Oz cricketers to avoid strike
Cricket Australia agreed to set aside more than a quarter of the revenue generated by the 2015 World Cup for the nation's first-class players, avoiding the much anticipated stand-off between the sport's governing body and the Australian Cricketer's Association.

Impasse between CA and Oz cricketers over new pay deal set to end soon
Cricket Australia (CA) and its players are likely to break their deadlock over a new pay deal, with both parties set to announce a new pact.

Oz cricketers strike fear recedes after 'positive' pay talks
The prospect of Australia's cricketers going on strike in England have receded after 'productive negotiations between the players and Cricket Australia over their ongoing pay dispute.

Clarke hopeful of early settlement to CA contract dispute
Australia Test and one-day captain Michael Clarke has expressed hope that the ongoing pay contract dispute between the Australia Cricketers Association (ACA) and Cricket Australia (CA) would end soon, and added that a players' strike was the last thing on the players' mind right now.

Melbourne stakes claim to host 2015 cricket World Cup final
The 2015 World Cup organizers have confirmed that the one-day final is likely to be played on the last weekend of March at a yet-to-be-determined Australian venue, with Melbourne and Sydney emerging as favourites to host the final.

Strike would be last resort if talks with Cricket Australia fail: Bailey
Expressing sympathy for domestic players whose lives are on hold because of the ongoing pay dispute with Cricket Australia, Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said a cricketers' strike would be a disaster and a last resort.

Pakistan to host one-day series against Australia in UAE
Pakistan will play a one-day series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates that starts in August, a senior Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official has said.

Sitecore Recognizes Excellence in Web Strategies and Digital Marketing Campaigns
Sitecore today announced the 2012 Site of the Year winners across several countries

Injured Ponting ruled out of fifth Ashes Test
Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth Test of the Ashes series against England because of further damage to his broken finger.onting had fractured the little finger in his left hand while attempting to claim an edge at slip off Jonathan Trott on day three of the third-Test at Perth's WACA Ground.

Clarke most likely to succeed Ricky Ponting despite form slump
Michael Clarke, who has failed to handle the responsibility of batting at No.4, remains the man most likely to succeed Ricky Ponting should the captain leave following another almost certain the Ashes defeat.

If we lose again, will probably be looking for another job: Ponting
Losing Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting said on Wednesday that he would probably be reviewing his future as skipper and could be looking for a new job if the team lost the Sydney Ashes Test.

Standard of domestic cricket in Australia has dropped in recent years: Sutherland
Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive James Sutherland has admitted that the standard of domestic cricket in the country has dropped in recent years.

Clarke's form may force CA to look at options for Ponting's successor: Sutherland
Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive James Sutherland has said that the board was not discussing the issue of Ricky Ponting's captaincy, but admitted that it was important to have a succession plan in place.

MCG curator dismisses Englis media's pitch conspiracy theories
MCG curator Cameron Hodgkins has dismissed English media's conspiracy theories that he has prepared a Boxing Day Test pitch to give Australia an advantage.

'Free spirit' Symonds happy out of cricketing spotlight
Former Australian Test player Andrew Symonds has gone from the glare of the spotlight to the anonymity of farming life in North Queensland.

Drunk fans at Boxing Day Ashes Test warned of hefty fines, arrest
Misbehaving drunks attending the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes series between Australia and England face big fines and eviction, Melbourne police have warned.

Johnson opts out of IPL gravy train
Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has opted out of the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he could have got a 1.5 million dollar payday.

MCG Ashes pitch should be prepared in favour of Aussies: Thommo
Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has called for MCG curator Cameron Hodgkins to unashamedly doctor his pitch to suit Australia's fast bowlers and negate the influence of England spinner Graeme Swann.sked if Hodgkins should deliver a green top after the success of Australia's pace attack in Perth, the former Australian pacer said: "Yes he should, if we want to win."

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