Australia

Smith admits Lyon DRS decision was 'pretty big error'

Australian captain Steven Smith admitted that the decision by third umpire Nigel Llong to give Nathan Lyon not out in the third Test against New Zealand was a "pretty big error".
4 December 2015

Nathan Lyon unfazed by lack of left-arm seamers

Being part of a squad without any left-arm fast bowlers who can help spinners by creating footmarks as games progress is not something that is worrying Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon.
4 December 2015

Joe Burns comfortable with opening role

Australian batsman Joe Burns says that he is comfortable opening the batting for Australia after a good run in the Test series against New Zealand in November at the top of the order.
4 December 2015

Simmons reckons being underdogs will motivate West Indies

West Indies coach Phil Simmons feels that being the underdogs in the upcoming Test contest against Australia will act as a motivating factor for the team to do better.
3 December 2015

England Visually Impaired team set for Australia tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board have marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December) by confirming that the England Visually Impaired team will tour Australia in January.
3 December 2015

Usman Khawaja aims to return for Boxing Day Test

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja is looking to make a comeback from a hamstring injury in time for the Boxing Day Test against West Indies.
3 December 2015

Heavy workload ahead for Josh Hazlewood

Australian coach Darren Lehmann is expecting pace bowler Josh Hazlewood to carry a heavy workload in the upcoming series against West Indies following the injury to Mitchell Starc.
3 December 2015

Rod Marsh wants Nevill to break Gilchrist century record

Chairman of Australian selectors Rod Marsh is hoping that Peter Nevill can go on to break Adam Gilchrist’s record of 17 centuries – the most by a wicket-keeper for Australia.
2 December 2015

Starc doubtful for New Zealand tour - Rod Marsh

Chairman of the Australian selectors Rod Marsh stated that Mitchell Starc is unlikely to take part in next year's tour of New Zealand after sustaining an injury in the third Test in Adelaide.
2 December 2015

Cricket's new experiment delivers positive result

120,000 spectators in three days, two happy captains, a pink ball, floodlights and a new chapter for Test cricket.
1 December 2015

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