Australia

Angelo Perera to replace Nuwan Pradeep

Sri Lanka have called upon the middle-order batsman Angelo Perera to replace the injured fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep for the ongoing One-Day International series against Australia.
23 August 2016
 

In celebration of a record-breaker - Mitchell Starc's top five ODI spells

Australia left-arm seamer Mitchell Starc is a bowler that has become feared by batsman all around the world and rightly so as he owns the record for the fastest bowler to take 100 ODI wickets. Bimal Mirwani picks out five of his best ODI performances.
23 August 2016

Pakistan ascend to the top of ICC Test rankings

Pakistan have clinched the pole position in the International Cricket Council Test rankings after the draw between West Indies and India in the fourth Test in Trinidad.
22 August 2016

All-round Australia prevail in a low-scoring thriller

After a disciplined bowling performance, fifties from Aaron Finch and Steven Smith helped Australia chase down a target of 228 runs in 46.5 overs to defeat Sri Lanka by three wickets in the first One-Day International in Colombo.
21 August 2016

Dockrell returns for South Africa, Australia ODIs

Ireland left-arm spinner George Dockrell has been recalled to the Ireland One-Day International squad which will face South Africa and Australia next month.
21 August 2016

Sri Lanka pick uncapped Fernando, Aponso for first two Australia ODIs

Sri Lanka have selected the uncapped pair of Avishka Fernando and Amila Aponso in the One-Day International squad for the first two games against Australia in the upcoming series.
19 August 2016

Australia release Mitchell Marsh from ODI squad

The Australian selectors have withdrawn all-rounder Mitchell Marsh from the One-Day International squad which is set to face Sri Lanka in the limited overs leg of the ongoing tour.
19 August 2016

India claim number one rank after Australia suffer series whitewash

India have claimed the number one rank in Test cricket after Australia's 3-0 series defeat against Sri Lanka saw them slip down to the third position.
17 August 2016

Herath spins Sri Lanka to 3-0 series whitewash

Rangana Herath razed the Australian batting line up with seven wickets in the second innings as Sri Lanka bowled the visitors out for 160 runs and secured a massive 163-run win on the fifth day of the third Test in Colombo, which completed a 3-0 series whitewash.
17 August 2016

Kaushal Silva century puts Sri Lanka in the driver's seat

A patient century from Kaushal Silva pushed Sri Lanka to 312 for eight at stumps on day four of the third Test against Australia in Colombo, extending the team’s lead to 288 runs with two wickets in hand.
16 August 2016

Herath's six-wicket haul limits Australia after Smith, Marsh centuries

After Shaun Marsh and Steven Smith struck fluent centuries, Rangana Herath’s six-wicket haul helped Sri Lanka bowl Australia out for 379 runs in their first innings on day three of the third Test in Colombo.
15 August 2016

Steven Smith, Shaun Marsh lead Australia fightback after Chandimal masterclass

An unbeaten 120-run stand between Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh guided Australia to 141 for one in 43 overs at stumps on the second day of the third Test in Colombo after a masterful century from Dinesh Chandimal helped Sri Lanka score 355 runs in the first innings.
14 August 2016

De Silva, Chandimal resist Australian dominance on day one

Dhananjaya de Silva and Dinesh Chandimal shared an unbeaten 188-run stand for the sixth wicket helping Sri Lanka reach 214 for five at stumps on day one after an early collapse saw the home side struggle at 26 for five in the third Test against Australia in Colombo.
13 August 2016

Australia have a lot to prove - David Warner

Australian vice-captain David Warner admitted that the team has to prove themselves ahead of the third Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo with a prospect of a 3-0 whitewash on the cards.
12 August 2016

Michael Clarke elected as Honorary Life Member of MCC

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke has been elected as the honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club.
9 August 2016

Cricket Australia hand fine to Steve O'Keefe

Left-arm spin bowler Steve O'Keefe has been handed a $10,000 fine by Cricket Australia after he was issued a criminal infringement notice for his involvement in an incident at a hotel in Sydney on Saturday.
9 August 2016

The state of betting on cricket in the UK and Australia

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in both the UK and Australia and cricket matches usually attract thousands of people that come to see the matches at the stadiums and millions of viewers who watch them on their big screen TVs at home or in their local pub.
8 August 2016

Australia add Travis Head to ODI squad for Sri Lanka series

Australian selectors have called up left-handed batsman Travis Head to the One-Day International squad for the series against Sri Lanka in their ongoing tour.
8 August 2016

Mathews feels Australia look lost against spinners

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews observed that the Australian batsmen seemed out of place while batting against the spinners in the ongoing Test series.
7 August 2016

Dilruwan Perera bowls Sri Lanka to a historic series win

Dilruwan Perera became the first Sri Lankan cricketer to take a 10-wicket haul and hit a fifty in a Test match as Sri Lanka bowled Australia out for 183 runs in the second innings and secured a massive 229-run victory on the third day of the second match in Galle while also taking an unbeatable 2-0 lead
6 August 2016