Australia

South Africa dethroned from pole position in ICC Test rankings

South Africa have dropped to the third position in the International Cricket Council Test rankings after their seven-wicket defeat against England in Johannesburg on Saturday.
17 January 2016

John Hastings lauds Australia for "amazing" performance

Australian fast bowler John Hastings was full of praise for his team's all-round performance in Brisbane after defeating India by seven wickets in the second One-Day International on Friday.
16 January 2016

Josh Hazlewood rested for remaining India ODIs

Cricket Australia have decided to rest fast bowler Josh Hazlewood for the remainder of the ongoing One-Day International series against India.
16 January 2016

Australia chase down another 300+ score to go 2-0 up in the series

Australia recorded the highest successful run-chase at The Gabba as they overhauled India's target of 309 to beat the visitors by seven wickets in the second One-Day International in Brisbane to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
15 January 2016

England and Australia VI teams set to write new chapter in old rivalry

The England Visually Impaired side will add another chapter to an old rivalry as they travel to Australia to play five One-Day Internationals and three T20 matches. Rob Johnston finds out more.
14 January 2016

George Bailey was confident of win in first ODI

Australian batsman George Bailey stated that he was always confident about Australia, chasing down India's target of 310 runs in the first One-Day International in Perth.
13 January 2016

Usman Khawaja drafted as cover for David Warner

The Australian selectors have granted David Warner paternity leave for the birth of his second child and have named Usman Khawaja as the replacement for the second and third One-Day Internationals against India.
12 January 2016

Uncapped Cheatle, Stalenberg in Australia squad

Australia Women have included uncapped pair Lauren Cheatle and Naomi Stalenberg in their Twenty20 International squad to play India Women later this month.
12 January 2016

Rohit ton goes in vain as Smith, Bailey give Australia 1-0 lead

A spectacular unbeaten hundred from Rohit Sharma ended up in a losing cause as Steven Smith and George Bailey struck splendid centuries for Australia, while chasing down a target of 310 runs to beat India by five wickets in the first One-Day International in Perth and claim a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
12 January 2016

John Hastings to replace Mitchell Marsh for second ODI

The Australian selectors have decided to rest all-rounder Mitchell Marsh for the second One-Day International against India in Brisbane and have picked fast bowler John Hastings as the replacement.
12 January 2016

Boland, Paris to make debut against India

Fast bowlers Scott Boland and Joel Paris will be making their One-Day International debuts for Australia in the first game of the five-match series against India which gets underway in Perth on Tuesday.
11 January 2016

George Bailey wants an entertaining series against India

Australian batsman George Bailey wants the team to play entertaining cricket in the upcoming One-Day International series against India which gets underway with the first game in Perth on Tuesday.
10 January 2016

Aaron Finch wants to use Perth bounce to unsettle India

Australian batsman Aaron Finch feels that his team can use the extra bounce on offer at the WACA ground in Perth to their advantage against India in the first One-Day International on Tuesday.
10 January 2016

AB de Villiers voted Cricket World Player of the Year 2015

Newly appointed South African Test captain AB de Villiers has been named as the Cricket World Player of the year 2015 - as voted by you - while Joe Root, Mitchell Starc, Jos Buttler are among other winners.
8 January 2016

Darren Lehmann wants better performance from fast bowlers

Australian coach Darren Lehmann stated that he wants the bowlers to improve their performances with the new ball after the conclusion of the series against West Indies.
8 January 2016

Mitchell Starc unlikely to participate in World Twenty20

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc expressed that he is unlikely to recover in time to take part in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
7 January 2016

Warner smashes century as Sydney Test ends in draw

David Warner scored an 82-ball century on the final day as Australia declared their innings after scoring 176 for two in their first innings with the third Test in Sydney ending in an inevitable draw.
7 January 2016

Another day wiped out in Sydney Test by rain

Heavy showers have led to the abandonment of play on day four of the Sydney Test between Australia and West Indies without a ball being bowled.
6 January 2016

ICC invites Ireland to replace Australia in ICC U19 World Cup

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday has invited Ireland to participate in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup to be held in Bangladesh replacing Australia.
5 January 2016

Brett Lee wears pink to support McGrath foundation

Australian fast bowler Brett Lee is supporting the McGrath Foundation by wearing pink on the Jane McGrath Day which is the third day of the Sydney Test match in January.
5 January 2016