Australia

Ashwin claims second spot in ICC rankings

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed a career-high second spot in the International Cricket Council Test player rankings on the back of his excellent performance in the ongoing series against South Africa.
1 December 2015

ICC admits mistake in Nathan Lyon dismissal

The International Cricket Council has admitted that the decision of umpire Nigel Llong to give a not out verdict in favour of Nathan Lyon in the day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval was incorrect.
1 December 2015

Nathan Coulter-Nile included for first Test against West Indies

Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has been included in the 12-man squad for the first Test against West Indies in Hobart in place of the injured Mitchell Starc.
1 December 2015

Michael Hussey feels day-night Tests will catch on

Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey feels that the concept of the day-night Test matches will catch on in various countries after the stupendous success of the game in Adelaide.
30 November 2015

Do Australia need to rethink their approach to county cricket?

Many reasons were put forward to explain Australia’s Ashes defeat: poor selection, but one of the more interesting theories was that not enough of the best Australian cricketers are playing in English county cricket.
30 November 2015

Mitchell Starc delays surgery to target World Twenty20

Australia spearhead Mitchell Starc said on Monday that he will be delaying surgery on his ankle in a bid to feature in the upcoming tour of New Zealand and the 2016 World Twenty20.
30 November 2015

New Zealand seek clarification from ICC on DRS howler

The New Zealand team management has asked for clarification from the International Cricket Council on the controversial decision involving Nathan Lyon in the first innings of the third Test against Australia in Adelaide.
30 November 2015

Smith praises Josh Hazlewood, Shaun Marsh and Peter Siddle

Australian captain Steve Smith was full of praise for his players Josh Hazlewood, Shaun Marsh and Peter Siddle after completing a three-wicket win in the first-ever day-night Test against New Zealand in Adelaide.
29 November 2015

Australia scramble to three-wicket win despite Boult's five-wicket haul

Australia created history at the Adelaide Oval by winning the first-ever day-night Test by three wickets to seal a 2-0 series victory against New Zealand but not before Trent Boult gave them a scare with his five-wicket haul.
29 November 2015

Australia target New Zealand tour for Mitchell Starc return

Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott revealed that the team management is looking to get their injured fast bowler Mitchell Starc fit in time for the tour of New Zealand in February 2016.
29 November 2015

Josh Hazlewood confident of stepping up for Mitchell Starc

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said that he was confident of taking up the responsibility in the absence of the injured Mitchell Starc in the remainder of the third Test against New Zealand in Adelaide.
28 November 2015

Nathan Lyon decision sparks umpiring controversy

An otherwise entertaining second day's play of the third Test between Australia and New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval was marred by an umpiring controversy which involved Nathan Lyon.
28 November 2015

New Zealand five down after Australia take handy lead

Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Marsh shared five wickets under lights for Australia to keep New Zealand's lead down to 94 at stumps on day two of the third Test in Adelaide after Peter Nevill along with the lower order rescued the Australian innings earlier.
28 November 2015

Peter Siddle reaches 200 wickets landmark in Tests

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle became the 15th Australian bowler to take 200 Test wickets during his spell on the first day of the ongoing third Test match against New Zealand in Adelaide.
27 November 2015

Australia lose their openers after restricting New Zealand to 202

Australia lost both their openers early under lights after a collective effort from their bowlers dismissed New Zealand for just 202 on day one as the first ever day-night Test in Adelaide was a huge success.
27 November 2015

Manohar disagrees with big three domination

International Cricket Council chairman and Board of Control for Cricket in India president Shashank Manohar says he is against the move to give more power to the boards of India, England and Australia.
26 November 2015

Trent Boult expected to feature in third Test

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult is expected to take the field in the third Test match against Australia in Adelaide after recovering from his back injury.
26 November 2015

Steve O'Keefe released from Australia Test squad

Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe has been released from the squad for the third Test against New Zealand which will be played in Adelaide on Friday.
26 November 2015

Nathan Lyon ready for pink ball challenge

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon is ready to face the challenge of bowling with a pink ball during the first ever day-night Test match against New Zealand in Adelaide.
25 November 2015

Australia name CA XI squad to face West Indies

The Australian selectors have named a 12-man Cricket Australia XI squad to face West Indies in a four-day tour match in December.
25 November 2015