West Indies tour of Australia 2015-16
Warrican urges disciplined effort on day two
West Indies left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican has urged his team to come up with a disciplined effort on day two of the first Test against Australia after conceding 438 for three on the first day in Hobart.
Shannon Gabriel to fly back home with ankle injury
West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel is set to return home from the ongoing tour of Australia after picking up an ankle injury in the first Test in Hobart.
We want to compete and do well - Carlos Brathwaite
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite asserted that the team is eager to put up a fight against Australia after a much improved performance with the bat in the third day of the second Test in Melbourne.
Shannon Gabriel ruled out of Hobart Test
West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been ruled out of the ongoing first Test against Australia in Hobart after sustaining an ankle injury on the first day of the game.
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.
Burns, Khawaja centuries extend Australian domination over West Indies
Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja smashed centuries as Australia piled up 345 for three on day one of the Boxing Day Test against West Indies in Melbourne.
Darren Sammy urges West Indies to show fight
West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has urged the Test team to put up a fight against Australia in the remaining two matches of the ongoing series.
West Indies name Test squad to tour Australia
West Indies have named an unchanged 15-man squad for the three-Test series in Australia that gets underway in December.
Rain, Australia dampens West Indies progress
Despite a steady knock of 85 from Kraigg Brathwaite, Australia bounced back with late wickets to restrict West Indies to 207 for six at stumps on a rain marred day one of the third Test in Sydney.
Steve Waugh wants to see West Indies strong again
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh expressed his desire to see the West Indies team back among the top nations in world cricket.
We believe we can beat Australia - Curtly Ambrose
West Indies bowling coach Sir Curtly Ambrose stated that the team is backing themselves to beat Australia in the upcoming three-match Test series which begins on 10th December in Hobart.
Kemar Roach excited by green pitch in Hobart
West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach is excited to see a green pitch at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart, the venue for the first of three Test matches against Australia.
Phil Simmons reinstated as West Indies head coach
Phil Simmons has been reinstated as West Indies head coach after he accepted a reprimand from the board and publicly apologised for making inappropriate comments in regard to team selection.
Usman Khawaja returns to Australia squad for second Test
Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has been included in the 13-man squad to face West Indies in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
Holder wants to target Australia's new-look middle order
West Indies captain Jason Holder is looking to target Australia's new-look middle order when the two teams meet in December for a three-match Test series.
Jason Holder wants consistency from West Indies
West Indies captain Jason Holder is expecting a consistent performance from his team in the upcoming three-match Test series against Australia.
Holder looks at Bravo, Brathwaite for inspiration
West Indies captain Jason Holder is looking to take inspiration from the knocks of Darren Bravo and Kraigg Brathwaite after suffering an innings defeat against Australia in the first Test in Hobart.
Selectors have a tough decision to make - David Warner
Australian vice-captain David Warner feels that the selectors have a tough task of selecting the playing XI ahead of the Boxing Day Test against West Indies in Melbourne.
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.
West Indies send for Cummins to replace injured Gabriel
West Indies have called up fast bowler Miguel Cummins as a like-for-like replacement for Shannon Gabriel, who has been sidelined by an ankle injury in Australia.
David Warner not taking West Indies lightly
Australian vice-captain David Warner has stated that he will not take West Indies for granted in the upcoming three-match Test series which begins on 10th December in Hobart.
One good performance can turn things around - Jason Holder
West Indies captain Jason Holder is confident that one good performance from his team can cause a turnaround in their fortunes in Test cricket.
West Indies in deep trouble after Smith, Voges centuries
Australian bowlers dented the West Indies batting lineup, restricting them to 91 for six at stumps on day two after Steven Smith and Adam Voges completed centuries to take Australia to 551 for three in the first innings of the first Test in Melbourne.
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.
Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh hundreds grind West Indies
A massive 317-run stand featuring unbeaten hundreds from Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh ground West Indies into submission as Australia amassed 438 for three on day one of the first Test match in Hobart.
We have to back ourselves to win - Richie Richardson
West Indies team manager Sir Richie Richardson expressed that the players must back themselves to win in the upcoming Test series against Australia which gets underway on 10th December in Hobart.
Peter Siddle looking to emulate Glenn McGrath
Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is looking to emulate legendary pace bowler Glenn McGrath in order to cement his place in the Test side after having a sporadic run over the last two years.
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.
Peter Siddle misses out on training ahead of Sydney Test
Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is a doubtful starter for the third Test against West Indies in Sydney after he missed the training on Friday.
Phil Simmons banking on senior players against Australia
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has urged the senior players in the team to take on the responsibility of showing the younger players the way in the upcoming three-match Test series against Australia.
James Pattinson five-wicket haul sinks West Indies to innings defeat
James Pattinson starred with a five-wicket haul in the second innings as Australia trounced West Indies by an innings and 212 runs on the third day of the first Test match in Hobart.
Rain washes out day three of third Test in Sydney
Persistent rain has led to the abandonment of the third day's play in the third Test between Australia and West Indies in Sydney without a ball being bowled.
Josh Hazlewood breaks into rankings top 10
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has broken into the top ten ranks of the International Cricket Council Test player rankings after a superb performance in the first Test against West Indies in Hobart.
Devendra Bishoo sustains shoulder injury in practice session
West Indies injury woes on their ongoing tour of Australia have been further compounded by the shoulder injury to Devendra Bishoo prior to the start of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
West Indies struggle despite Bravo's resistance
Darren Bravo scored an unbeaten 94 but West Indies find themselves in deep trouble at 207 for six at stumps on day two in the first Test in Hobart trailing Australia by 376 runs in the first innings.
Usman Khawaja will return if fit - Mark Waugh
Former Australian cricketer and current selector Mark Waugh indicated that Usman Khawaja will return to the playing XI for the second Test against West Indies if he is able to prove his fitness.
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.
Brathwaite, Blackwood give West Indies the edge
Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood scored valiant fifties for West Indies to push their total to 303 for eight on day one of the tour game against Victoria XI in South Geelong.
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.
West Indies fined for slow over rate in first Test
West Indies and their captain Jason Holder have been fined by the International Cricket Council for maintaining a slow over rate during the first Test match against Australia in Hobart.
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.
James Pattinson selected for Hobart Test
Australia have decided to pick James Pattinson over Nathan Coulter-Nile in the playing XI for the first Test match against West Indies in Hobart which begins on 10th December.
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.
Usman Khawaja happy with his recovery
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja expressed his happiness at his recovery from a hamstring injury after scoring a century in his comeback game in the Big Bash League.
Jason Holder has faith in Marlon Samuels
West Indies captain Jason Holder expressed faith in the capabilities of Marlon Samuels after the 34-year-old endured a torrid time with the bat in recently concluded series against Australia.
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.
Australia drop Shaun Marsh for Usman Khawaja for Boxing Day Test
Australian captain Steven Smith confirmed the playing XI that will take on West Indies in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne with the inform Shaun Marsh making way for a fit Usman Khawaja.
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.
Rain abandons second day's play between Australia-West Indies
Only 68 deliveries of play were possible on day two as rain played spoilsport after Carlos Brathwaite scored an aggressive 69 to take West Indies to 248 for seven at stumps in the third Test against Australia in Sydney.
Australia name two spinners in the team for Sydney Test
Australia have decided to go ahead with a two-pronged spin bowling attack for the Sydney Test against West Indies by including Stephen O'Keefe in the playing XI in place of the injured Peter Siddle.
Australia pile on the runs after Bravo, Brathwaite fightback
Australia took their lead to 459 runs with seven wickets in hand at stumps on day three after a spirited fightback led by Darren Bravo and Carlos Brathwaite helped West Indies post 271 in their first innings of the second Test in Adelaide.
Darren Lehmann hints at twin-spin attack for Sydney Test
Australian coach Darren Lehmann has hinted at a two-pronged spin attack for the third Test match against West Indies to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Rain curtails West Indies warm-up game
Rain played spoilsport for West Indies by washing out the entire third session on day two after Jake Hancock hit an unbeaten 80 to push Victoria XI's total to 169 for three before the tour match eventually ended in a draw.
Jason Holder looking at ways to improve performance
West Indies captain Jason Holder is looking at ways to improve his team's performance after losing the tour game to Cricket Australia XI by 10 wickets at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.