Australia

Cricket Australia look to rope in Ricky Ponting

Cricket Australia’s executive general manager of team performance, Pat Howard, revealed that the board is looking forward to rope in former Australian captain Ricky Ponting as a batting consultant.
13 August 2015

Australia lead by 196 after rain-shortened day

Just 38 overs of play were possible on day three of the Women's Ashes Test and although the honours were shared Australia will take a lead of 196 runs into the final day with six second innings wickets in hand.
13 August 2015

Shane Warne calls for improvements in domestic cricket

Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne pointed out that the lack of variety in the pitches back in Australia being one of the reasons for Australia's poor show against England in the ongoing Ashes series.
13 August 2015

Australia take charge of Women's Ashes Test

Australia declared their innings on 274 for nine and then dismissed England for 168 to ensure a delayed start to day two of the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury barely hampered them.
12 August 2015

Delissa Kimmince out of Women's Ashes T20s

Austrailan Delissa Kimmince has been ruled out of the three Twenty20 Internationals that conclude the Women's Ashes due to a back injury.
12 August 2015

Marcus Stoinis thrilled at ODI call-up

Young all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is an excited man after being named in the Australian squad for the limited-overs leg of their tour of England and Ireland.
12 August 2015

Darren Lehmann apologises for Ashes defeat

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has apologised for losing the Ashes to England, while accepting the blame for the manner in which the team lost the matches at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge.
12 August 2015

Brad Haddin returns home early following Ashes defeat

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin will not be a part of the squad for the fifth Ashes Test as he has flown back home to Sydney to be with his family.
12 August 2015

Steven Smith to lead as Australia name new-look limited overs squad

Steven Smith has been named captain of a new-look Australian team for the limited-overs leg of their ongoing tour of England and Ireland.
12 August 2015

Voges and Nevill awarded central contracts

Australian cricketers Adam Voges and Peter Nevill have been awarded central contracts by Cricket Australia after playing the necessary number of Test matches to earn the upgrade.
11 August 2015

Jess Jonassen leads Australia fightback

Jess Jonassen struck a defiant unbeaten 95 to take Australia to stumps on day one of the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury on 268 for eight after England had earlier reduced them to 99 for five.
11 August 2015

Loving commentary, but keen to put something back into the game - Brett Lee

Brett Lee says he is thoroughly enjoying his work as a commentator for now but he remains keen to "put something back into the game" in the future.
11 August 2015

Did you know - when did Australia & England Women first play?

As the 2015 Women's Ashes Test gets underway in Canterbury, we ask you whether you know when the Australia and England first met in women's cricket?
11 August 2015

Captaincy is a big responsibility - Steve Smith

Australian vice-captain Steven Smith admits that it will be a big responsibility to lead the team - if he is appointed as captain - following the retirement of Michael Clarke.
11 August 2015

Edwards, Lanning promise to play positively in Women's Ashes Test

Charlotte Edwards and Meg Lanning, respecvtive captains of England and Australia, both say they will look to play positive, aggressive cricket during the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury.
10 August 2015

Mr Predictor - Can India win in Sri Lanka? Cricket World TV

The first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Galle, the first Twenty20 International between New Zealand and South Africa and the Women's Ashes Test are the three matches we are making our predictions for this week.
10 August 2015

Did you know...how England tried to get the better of Steve Waugh? Cricket World TV

We pick out another great story from the rich history of Ashes cricket involving Australia, England and Steve Waugh.
10 August 2015

Michael Clarke slams reports of rift in team

Australian captain Michael Clarke has dismissed speculations suggesting a rift in his team played a big role in their Ashes defeat to England.
10 August 2015

Clarke didn't commit my mistake - Ricky Ponting

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting thinks that outgoing skipper Michael Clarke has timed his retirement well after having endured an extended lean patch with the bat.
10 August 2015

Let's remember Clarke for his great career - James Sutherland

Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland congratulated Michael Clarke by stating that his retirement is a small moment in an otherwise great career.
9 August 2015