Australia

Angelo Mathews wary of Australian challenge

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is wary of the challenge posed by Australia in the upcoming Test series which begins on 26th July.
24 July 2016
 

Thirimanne, Siriwardana dropped for Australia Tests

The Sri Lankan selectors have dropped batsman Lahiru Thirimanne and all-rounder Milinda Siriwardana from the 15-man squad which has been announced for the upcoming Test series against Australia.
21 July 2016

Test Rankings on the line for India and Australia

Ahead of their respective series against West Indies and Sri Lanka, India and Australia face a prospect of losing points in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings, if they do not record comprehensive wins.
20 July 2016

Phil Simmons emphasises the importance of being patient

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has stressed that it will be important for the team to stay patient and work hard in the upcoming four-match Test series against India.
20 July 2016

All-round O'Keefe routs Sri Lankan XI in practice game

Steve O'Keefe completed a 10-wicket haul to follow up his unbeaten 78 in the first innings as Australia ran through Sri Lankan XI in their second innings, bowling them out for 83 runs in 20.5 overs to secure a victory by an innings and 162 runs in the tour match in Colombo.
20 July 2016

O'Keefe, Smith stretch Australia's lead past 200

Fifties from Steve O’Keefe and Steven Smith along with a cameo from Mitchell Starc took Australia to 431 for nine and extended their lead over Sri Lankan XI to 202 runs by the end of the second day’s play in the tour match in Colombo.
19 July 2016

O'Keefe, Burns shine for Australia on day one

Riding on Steve O’Keefe's five-wicket haul, Australia bowled out Sri Lankan XI for 229 runs in 57.2 overs following which they scored 127 for one in 32 overs with Joe Burns hitting an unbeaten 64 on the first day of the tour match in Colombo.
19 July 2016

Ashton Agar suffers shoulder injury

Left-arm orthodox spinner Ashton Agar has suffered a shoulder injury during pre-season training and will miss out on the start of the Quadrangular A series this winter for Australia A.
13 July 2016

Henriques in pursuit of consistency ahead of Test return

Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques stated that consistency will be the key for him in order to cement his place in the Test side after earning a recall for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
12 July 2016

Warner confident of recovering in time for Sri Lanka Tests

Australian vice-captain David Warner said that he is confident of recovering in time for the Test matches against Sri Lanka which begin at the end of July.
8 July 2016

Muttiah Muralitharan terms Australia as favourites against Sri Lanka

Spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan reckons that Australia will start as the favourites in the upcoming Test series in their tour of Sri Lanka which gets underway at the end of July.
6 July 2016

Cricket Australia hands sanctions to three players for indulging in betting

Cricket Australia has handed out suspensions to three players, Hayley Jensen, Corinne Hall and Joel Logan for indulging in cricket betting, which is a breach of the board's Anti-Corruption Code.
6 July 2016

Graham Manou signed by Cricket Australia to oversee youth development

Former wicket-keeper batsman Graham Manou has been signed by Cricket Australia as the national Under-15-19 High Performance pathway manager.
30 June 2016

Australia sign Thilan Samaraweera as batting consultant

Cricket Australia has signed former Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera as a batting consultant at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane from June to August.
30 June 2016

Pat Cummins to miss Australia A series

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has been ruled out of Austraila A's upcoming home series against India A and South Africa A as the selectors have opted to give him more time to recover from his back injury.
29 June 2016

Australia retain number one position in ODIs after tri-series win

After beating West Indies in the final of the recently concluded tri-series, Australia have managed to retain their position at the top of the ICC One-Day International Team Rankings despite losing a point.
28 June 2016

Wade, Hazlewood guide Australia to tri-series triumph

Matthew Wade scored a crucial unbeaten 57 and Josh Hazlewood followed it up with a five-wicket haul as Australia defeated West Indies by 58 runs in the final of the tri-series in Barbados.
27 June 2016

Jason Holder proud of West Indies' performance in tri-series

West Indies captain Jason Holder has said that he is extremely proud of the way the team performed in the ongoing tri-series to reach the final of the tournament.
26 June 2016

Australian Test quartet to attend training camp in Chennai

Australian Test players Joe Burns, Steve O'Keefe, Jackson Bird and Peter Nevill will be among the set of players to attend a week-long training camp at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai.
23 June 2016

MS Dhoni equals Ricky Ponting's captaincy record

Indian limited overs captain MS Dhoni has equalled former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting's record of captaining his country in the most number of international matches.
23 June 2016