Australia

Bangladesh pick three Australian wickets after posting 260

After Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan helped Bangladesh post 260 in their first innings, Australia lost three quick wickets and were restricted to 18 runs at stumps on day one of the first Test in Mirpur.
28 August 2017

Khawaja, Agar named in Australia XI for first Test

Australia captain Steven Smith has confirmed that both Usman Khawaja and Ashton Agar are named in the starting line-up in the first Test against Bangladesh that kicks-off on Sunday in Mirpur.
27 August 2017

Sunil Joshi joins Bangladesh as spin bowling coach

Bangladesh have confirmed former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi as their new spin bowling coach ahead of the two match Test series against Australia.
24 August 2017

Darren Lehmann confirms dual spin attack for first Test

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has indicated that the team management is likely to go with a dual spin attack in the first Test against Bangladesh that begins on Sunday in Mirpur.
23 August 2017

Gabba curator to step down after Ashes Test

Long-serving Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell has announced that he will step down from his role following the end of the first Ashes Test between Australia and England later this year.
22 August 2017

Australia's warm-up game in Fatullah called-off

Australia's solitary warm-up game ahead of the first Test against Bangladesh in Fatullah has been called-off due to bad outfield and weather conditions.
22 August 2017

Bangladesh add Mominul Haque to squad for first Test against Australia

Bangladesh have added top-order batsman Mominul Haque to the squad for the first Test against Australia to be played in Mirpur from Sunday.
21 August 2017

Bangladesh drop Mahmudullah, Mominul for Test series against Australia

Bangladesh have left out experienced duo Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque in the 14-man squad for the upcoming first Test against Australia that begins on 27th August in Mirpur.
20 August 2017

Steven Smith hints at Usman Khawaja selection

Australia captain Steven Smith has backed Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja to play a major role for the baggy green team this summer.
19 August 2017

James Faulkner recalled for limited overs series against India

Australia have recalled all-rounder James Faulkner for the One-Day International series against India that begins next month.
18 August 2017

Meg Lanning to miss Women's Ashes with shoulder injury

Australia captain Meg Lanning will miss the upcoming Women's Ashes series following a long-term shoulder injury.
18 August 2017

Hazlewood upbeat about leading Australian attack in Bangladesh

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said he is looking forward to lead an inexperienced pace attack in the upcoming tour of Bangladesh that includes two Test matches.
14 August 2017

Brad Haddin replaces Greg Blewett as new fielding coach of Australia

Cricket Australia has confirmed former wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin as the new fielding coach of the team.
10 August 2017

England top order has 'worst ever' batsmen to play Test cricket - Damien Fleming

Former Australia pace bowler Damien Fleming has slammed the England top-order and believes they will have a tough time in Australia in the Ashes series scheduled later this year.
9 August 2017

England rise to third position in ICC Test Rankings

England have overtaken their Ashes rival Australia to the third position in the International Cricket Council Test Rankings following their 3-1 series victory over South Africa.
8 August 2017

O'Keefe's chances of comeback looks bleak - Smith

Australia captain Steven Smith admitted that the chances of New South Wales spinner Steve O'Keefe making a comeback into the national side looks bleak.
8 August 2017

Bird replaces injured Pattinson in Australia Test squad

The injury prone Victorian fast bowler James Pattinson has suffered another setback with inflammation in his back that has ruled him out of Australia's upcoming Test tour of Bangladesh.
6 August 2017

Mitchell Swepson added to Australia's Test squad for Bangladesh tour

Queensland leg spinner Mitchell Swepson has been added to the Australia squad for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh that kicks-off later this month.
5 August 2017

Cricket Australia, ACA end pay dispute

Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers' Association jointly have confirmed that they have reached a new agreement in the pay deal that threatened the players' participation in the future tours.
4 August 2017

New Zealand's first day-night Test at home uncertain

New Zealand Cricket has admitted uncertainty over the hosting of the first day-night Test in the country which was originally scheduled in March next year.
3 August 2017