Australia

James Pattinson replaces injured Peter Siddle for second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been selected in place of the injured Peter Siddle in the playing XI for the second Test match against New Zealand in Christchurch.
19 February 2016

Back injury forces Peter Siddle out of second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle will not be taking part in the second Test against New Zealand due to a back injury he picked during the first game in Wellington.
18 February 2016

Shoulder injury forces Doug Bracewell out of second Test against Australia

New Zealand fast bowler Doug Bracewell has been ruled out of the second Test against Australia in Christchurch with a shoulder injury.
17 February 2016

In-form Adam Voges breaks into ICC rankings top 10

On the back of his record run-scoring spree Australian batsman Adam Voges has now moved into the top 10 of the International Cricket Council rankings for Test batsmen.
16 February 2016

Shane Watson confident of being fit in time for ICC World T20

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who is currently recovering from an abdominal strain stated that he is very confident of being fit for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
16 February 2016

Peter Siddle a doubtful starter for second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is a doubtful starter for the second Test match against New Zealand in Christchurch after suffering a back spasm in the first game in Wellington.
16 February 2016

Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner to miss second Test against Australia

New Zealand cricketers Ross Taylor and Mitchell Santner are all set to miss the second Test against Australia in Christchurch after having failed to fully recover from their respective injuries.
15 February 2016

Australia complete innings victory to take 1-0 lead

Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Marsh shared seven wickets between them as Australia dismissed New Zealand for 327 in their second innings on day four and completed an innings victory in the first Test in Wellington to take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series.
15 February 2016

Innings defeat awaits New Zealand despite improved batting performance

Late wickets in the day halted New Zealand’s progress with the bat and were restricted to 178 for four still trailing Australia by 201 runs with six wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the first Test in Wellington.
14 February 2016

ICC responds to no-ball controversy involving Adam Voges

The International Cricket Council stated that the technology used for the probe of no balls will be on their agenda of discussion in the next Cricket Committee meeting following the controversial decision involving Adam Voges in the first day of the Wellington Test between Australia and New Zealand.
13 February 2016

Voges, Khawaja centuries extend Australia lead to 280

Adam Voges scored an unbeaten 176 while Usman Khawaja supported him with a knock of 140 as Australia extended their first innings lead of New Zealand to 280 at stumps on day two of the first Test in Wellington.
13 February 2016

Hazlewood, Siddle put Australia in dominant position on green track

Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle shared seven wickets between them to restrict New Zealand to 183 in their first innings after which Steven Smith and Usman Khawaja scored fifties to take Australia to 147 for three at stumps on day one of the first Test in Wellington.
12 February 2016

Australia pick Jackson Bird for first Test against New Zealand

The Australian selectors have named fast bowler Jackson Bird in the playing XI of the first Test match against New Zealand which will begin on 12th February in Wellington.
11 February 2016

Mark Craig replaces injured Mitchell Santner for first Test against Australia

New Zealand off-spinner Mark Craig has been named as the replacement for all-rounder Mitchell Santner, who has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia in Wellington with a foot injury.
9 February 2016

Southern Stars include Cheatle, Mooney for World T20 campaign

The Australian selectors have included the 17-year-old Lauren Cheatle and 22-year-old Beth Mooney in their squad for the ICC Women's World T20.
9 February 2016

Steven Smith to lead Australia in World T20

Australian Test and One-Day International captain Steven Smith is all set to take over from Aaron Finch as the captain in the shortest form of the game for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
9 February 2016

McCullum signs off from ODIs with Chappell-Hadlee trophy win

Brendon McCullum had the perfect farewell from the One-Day International format as the New Zealand bowlers bundled out Australia for 191 in a chase of 247 runs in the third game in Hamilton to complete a 2-1 series victory and thereby retain the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.
8 February 2016

India Women end Australia tour with five-wicket win

India Women completed their tour of Australia by winning the third and final One-Day International by five wickets and pick up two important ICC Women's Championship points.
7 February 2016

Joel Paris replaces Kane Richardson for final ODI against New Zealand

Left-arm-pacer Joel Paris will join the Australian squad ahead of the third One-Day International against New Zealand in Hamilton after replacing the injured Kane Richardson.
7 February 2016

Marsh, Hastings steer Australia home after middle order collapse

Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings put on an unbeaten 86-run stand for the seventh wicket as Australia chased down 282 against New Zealand with four wickets in hand in the second One-Day International in Wellington.
6 February 2016