Australia

Darren Lehmann promises changes after Australia's series defeat to South Africa

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has guaranteed changes for the third and final Test of the series against South Africa in Adelaide following their dismal performances in the first two games.
16 November 2016

Rod Marsh steps down as chairman of selectors

Former Australian wicket-keeper batsman Rod Marsh has announced his decision to step down from the post of chairman of selectors with immediate effect.
16 November 2016

Kyle Abbott's six-fer completes emphatic series victory for South Africa

Riding on a six-wicket haul from Kyle Abbott, South Africa dismissed Australia for 161 runs and completed an innings victory on the fourth day of the second Test in Hobart.
15 November 2016

De Kock, Bavuma puts South Africa in control

A brisk century from Quinton de Kock and a splendid 74 from Temba Bavuma were the highlights of the day as South Africa went on to post 326 in their first innings, claiming a massive lead of 241 over Australia in the second Test in Hobart.
14 November 2016

Heavy rain washes out day two of Hobart Test

Continuous and steady rain all over the day led to the abandonment of the second day's play in the second Test between Australia and South Africa in Hobart.
13 November 2016

South Africa stretch lead to 86 runs after bowling out Australia for 85

Vernon Philander was instrumental in bowling out Australia for 85 with a splendid five-wicket haul following which South Africa managed to take a 86-run at stumps on day one of the second Test in Hobart.
12 November 2016

Faf du Plessis considers four-man pace attack for Hobart Test

South African captain Faf du Plessis insisted that the team management is considering a four-man pace attack for the second Test against Australia in Hobart on Saturday.
11 November 2016

Ellyse Perry to captain Governor-General's XI against South Africa

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry will be leading a 12-member Governor-General's XI squad for the upcoming 50-over game against South Africa at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney.
9 November 2016

Dwaine Pretorius replaces injured Dale Steyn in Test squad

Lions all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius will head to Australia to join the South African squad for the remaining two Tests of the ongoing series as a replacement for Dale Steyn.
8 November 2016

Australia add Burns, Ferguson and Bird to squad following Perth defeat

The Australian selectors have included Queensland batsman Joe Burns and South Australia middle order batsman Callum Ferguson in the squad for the second Test against South Africa in Hobart.
8 November 2016

Australia Women announce unchanged squad for South Africa ODI series

Australia Women have announced an unchanged 13-member squad for the first three One-Day Internationals of the upcoming five-match series against South Africa Women at home.
8 November 2016

Incredible South Africa complete 177-run victory over Australia in Perth

Kagiso Rabada completed yet another five-wicket haul as South Africa dismissed Australia for 361 runs in the final innings and claimed a 177-run victory on the final day of the first Test in Perth to go 1-0 up in the series.
7 November 2016

Philander, Rabada take South Africa close to win

After Vernon Philander and Quinton de Kock scored fluent half-centuries to set a target of 539 runs, Kagiso Rabada's three-wicket haul restricted Australia to 169 for four at stumps on day four of the first Test in Perth.
6 November 2016

Elgar, Duminy centuries put South Africa in dominant position

Dean Elgar and JP Duminy slammed tons as South Africa strengthened their grip over the Perth Test against Australia by stretching their lead to 388 at stumps on day three.
5 November 2016

Dale Steyn out of remainder of Australia series with shoulder fracture

As a big blow to South Africa's ongoing Test campaign against Australia, their pace spearhead Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the remainder of action due to a shoulder fracture.
5 November 2016

Bowlers lead South Africa's incredible comeback

After a fabulous bowling performance that restricted Australia to 244 in their first innings, South Africa managed to stretch their lead to 102 runs with eight wickets in hand at stumps on day two of the first Test in Perth.
4 November 2016

Warner batter South Africa after Starc, Hazlewood sizzle on day one

Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood shared seven wickets between them to restrict South Africa to 242 in their first innings following David Warner played a blinder of a knock to take Australia to 105 for naught at stumps on day one of the first Test in Perth.
3 November 2016

Four-day Tests can make the game appealing - Mark Taylor

Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has come in support of four-day Tests which he believes will urge the teams to play with a lot of intent.
3 November 2016

Australia pick Peter Siddle over Joe Mennie for Perth Test

Australian captain Steven Smith has announced the playing XI for the first Test against South Africa in Perth with Victoria speedster Peter Siddle getting a nod over uncapped pacer Joe Mennie.
2 November 2016

Joe Mennie called up for first two South Africa Tests

Australia have handed fast bowler Joe Mennie a Test call-up for the first two games in the upcoming three-match series against South Africa.
28 October 2016