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Rimmington's Shield time at Warriors is up

Paceman Nathan Rimmington says he has enjoyed his six-year stint at the Warriors, but says it is the right time to move back to Brisbane.

Starc ready for flatter pitch in 2nd Test

Australian spearhead Mitchell Starc says playing the bouncer is a weakness of many Indian batsmen, but the pitch for the second Test is likely to be very flat.

From the Vault: Kohli's Hobart heroics

Chasing 320 to win against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli produced a remarkable century in Hobart in 2012 to guide India to victory, scoring an unbeaten 133 from 86 deliveries

Aussies wary of Virat Kohli counter-punch

Mitchell Starc isn't getting carried away with dismissing Virat Kohli for a second-ball duck, saying Australia need to capture the key wicket another six times.

Blues' Shield hopes dampened by rain

Heavy overnight rain in Wollongong has resulted in NSW's Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania being abandoned without any play on the final day.

SA beat Queensland in Sheffield Shield

South Australia have defeated Queensland by six wickets on the final day of the Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

McCullum's captaincy driving De Villiers

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers compares his leadership style to that of Brendon McCullum as his team set about sealing the ODI series against New Zealand.

VVS backs India to fight like it's 2001

VVS Laxman, who scored 281 to help deny Australia a series victory in 2001, says India will learn a lot from their 'debacle' of a loss in Pune.

Many reasons for end of subcontinent slump

Australia's spin consultant Sridharan Sriram says a number of factors led to the boilover in Pune, where Steve Smith's side shocked India.

Aussies' belter of a record in Bangalore

Bangalore should hold no fear for Steve Smith's side during the second Test, with the city having hosted plenty of Australian triumphs and memorable moments.

Steve Smith's staggering record v India

The top-ranked batsman in the world, Steve Smith, who scored a patient century in Pune, continues to stack up impressive milestones.

Spin mentor recalls advice to O'Keefe

Australia's spin mentor Sridharan Sriram says Steve O'Keefe adapted beautifully during the first Test in Pune.

Behrendorff dreaming big after 14 wickets

WA paceman Jason Behrendorff says he's still coming to grips with his 14-wicket achievement in the Sheffield Shield, saying it's been a whirlwind 48 hours.

Aussies ready to pitch up in Bangalore

Australia have prepared for every sort of pitch imaginable during their four-Test tour of India, according to spin mentor Sridharan Sriram.

Test win in India up with best: Gillespie

Australia's win in the first Test in India is up there with the nation's best triumphs on foreign soil, according to Jason Gillespie.

Starc now 4th on ICC's allrounder rankings

Mitchell Starc is now the fourth best Test allrounder in the world, according to the International Cricket Council's latest rankings.

SA hang on Shield after Zampa's 10-fer

Adam Zampa's first-ever 10-wicket haul has kept South Australia's slim hopes alive in a Sheffield Shield match they must win against Queensland.

Shield draw looms despite Bailey's 200

A first double century from veteran Tasmanian batsman George Bailey has lifted his side to a virtually unbeatable position in the Sheffield Shield against NSW.

Lehmann impressed with both O'Keefe, Lyon

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says Nathan Lyon was 'outstanding' in the first Test, admitting the offspinner was under pressure in India.

Behrendorff's Shield heroics with the ball

A look at where WA seamer Jason Behrendorff's match-winning performance against Victoria sits alongside the best of all time in the Sheffield Shield.

Steve Smith's best ever century: Lehmann

Coach Darren Lehmann was full of praise for Steve Smith's century in the first Test against India, calling it the skipper's best yet.

Aussies not bothered by Bangalore pitch

Coach Darren Lehmann says Australia, boasting a 1-0 lead in their four-Test series against India, aren't worried about the state of the pitch in Bangalore.

Gavaskar, Harbhajan react to Pune boilover

Sunil Gavaskar says India's loss exposed problems caused by the Indian Premier League, while Harbhajan Singh was unimpressed with Steve O'Keefe's haul of 12-70.

White Ferns beat Southern Stars in ODI

Amy Satterthwaite has scored a fourth successive ODI century to give New Zealand a five-wicket win over Australia.

Sayers hits a new high despite SA collapse

South Australia face a tough challenge to win their crucial Sheffield Shield match against Queensland despite more heroics with the ball from Chadd Sayers.

Captain Bailey gives Tassie Shield lead

George Bailey has helped Tasmania push 41 runs clear of NSW with four second-innings wickets in hand after day two against NSW.

Smith wants more subcontinent improvement

Steve Smith was thrilled with the way Australia snapped a nine-Test losing streak in Asia but says there is still room for improvement in India.

India have DRS 'shocker' in loss to Aust

India recently used the Decision Review System against England, but they're struggling to come to grips with it based on how they handled it in Pune.

Talking points of Aussies' win in Pune

The first Test between Australia and India delivered a shock result and plenty of talking points.

India made O'Keefe look dangerous: Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli, who fumed at teammates during the first Test, says the hosts made record-breaking spinner Steve O'Keefe look dangerous in Pune.

Behrendorff's record haul destroys Vics

Jason Behrendorff has taken the second best Sheffield Shield match figures in WA's history, 14-89, to help the Warriors beat Victoria outright within two days.

Aussie spinners set sights on series win

Australian spinners Steve O'Keefe and Nathan Lyon, having taken 17 of the 20 Indian wickets to fall in Pune, can't wait for the second Test in Bangalore.

Snapshot for day 3 of the first Test

A snapshot of day three of the first cricket Test between Australia and India in Pune.

Steve O'Keefe's big Test with the ball

A look at the impact of Steve O'Keefe's record-breaking bowling performance in Australia's 333-run win over India in the first cricket Test.

Australia's streak-ending Test cricket win

A look at some of the streaks Australia have ended with their 333-run win in the first cricket Test against India.

Black Caps crushed by Proteas in third ODI

After two close battles, South Africa humiliate New Zealand by 159 runs in the third ODI in Wellington.

WA quick Behrendorff's stunning Shield day

A look at WA paceman Jason Behrendorff's nine wickets in the Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria - the fifth-best figures in the competition's history.

O'Keefe spins Aussies to shock win in Pune

Australia have recorded a 333-run win over India in the first Test, taking a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series thanks to Steve O'Keefe's record-breaking haul.

Kohli rages, Smith completes captain's ton

Steve Smith has delivered a captain's century for Australia during their first cricket Test against India in Pune, where Virat Kohli lost his cool.

The peerless ODI career of AB de Villiers

South African cricket captain AB de Villiers stacks up well against all 17 other batsmen to score more than 9000 one-day international runs.

Behrendorff's 9-37 drives WA in Shield

Jason Behrendorff has taken the fifth-best figures in Sheffield Shield history to put Western Australia well on top of Victoria at stumps on day one in Perth.

Blues optimistic despite Tigers' dominance

Ed Cowan might be in strong form in the second half of the season with his century the only bright spark for NSW on the opening day against Tasmania.

Zampa spins SA into strong Shield position

South Australia's Adam Zampa was the undoubted star on day one of their key match against Queensland with the leggie taking career-best figures.

O'Keefe praises Matt Renshaw's resilience

Steve O'Keefe says Matt Renshaw set the first Test up for Australia and his innings of 68 'was as resilient a knock as you'll see'.

Dry pitch played into our hands: Aussies

A spin-friendly pitch in Pune was expected to tip the balance in favour of India in the first Test, but the hosts suffered a woeful collapse against Australia.

Snapshot for day 2 of the first Test

A snapshot of day two of the first cricket Test between Australia and India in Pune.

O'Keefe thought Test dream was almost over

Steve O'Keefe, who has Australia in a great position to complete their first Test win in India since 2004, last year thought his international career was over.

India's shambolic slump to Steve O'Keefe

India have unravelled with the bat in spectacular fashion in Pune, losing seven wickets in a tick over half an hour.

O'Keefe delivers career-defining spell

Regarded by Shane Warne as not being dangerous enough, Steve O'Keefe has shocked top-ranked Test side India with a haul of 6-5 in the space of 24 balls.

Ponting should coach Tasmania: Langer

Justin Langer hopes Ricky Ponting has caught the coaching bug after the pair combined to help coach Australia during their T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Why was Kohli's dismissal so significant?

Mitchell Starc has achieved a rare feat in dismissing Virat Kohli for a second-ball duck in Pune during Australia's opening Test.

India unravel, Aussies boast 298-run lead

Australia are 4-143 and hold a 298-run lead in the first Test against India, Steve O'Keefe's six wickets leaving his side well placed to complete a boilover.

Aussies who have fallen ill in India

Test batsman Matt Renshaw is by no means the first Australian to succumb to illness playing cricket in India.

Cummins' long-awaited Shield return nears

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins could play his first Sheffield Shield game in six years next month.

Aussies played star spinners well: Renshaw

Matt Renshaw says Australia should take confidence from the way they played Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on day one in Pune.

Didn't want to let the team down: Renshaw

Australia's Matt Renshaw says he felt 'quite bad' and was worried about letting his side down after retiring hurt because of a stomach bug in the first Test.

Snapshot for day 1 of the first Test

A snapshot of day one of the first cricket Test between Australia and India in Pune.

Kohli wastes reviews on day one in Pune

Day one in Pune represents the first time DRS has been used in a Test between Australia and India, with Virat Kohli wasting both reviews.

Renshaw not fussed about Border's barb

Allan Border says he hopes Matt Renshaw is 'lying on the table in there half dead', otherwise he should not have retired hurt because of a stomach bug.

Maddinson to return for NSW in Shield

Nic Maddinson is poised to return to the NSW Sheffield Shield team following his break from cricket after being named in the squad to face Tasmania.

Renshaw, Starc help Aussies reach 9-256

Australia have reached 9-256 at stumps on day one of their first Test against India, with Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Starc both passing 50 in Pune.

Behrendorff returns for Warriors in Shield

WA paceman Jason Behrendorff is fit and raring to go ahead of the clash with Victoria, starting at the WACA Ground on Saturday.

Swepson keen to pick Warne's brain in Pune

Mitchell Swepson missed a chance to bowl under the watchful eye of Shane Warne last December because of rain, now he's hoping to pick his brain in Pune.

Taylor delighted at value of latest NZ ton

Ross Taylor admits his record-breaking ODI century for New Zealand meant plenty as it snatched some momentum back from South Africa in the five-match series.

T20 spinner Zampa proves his point

Australian legspinner Adam Zampa says he had a point to prove in Wednesday night's 41-run win against Sri Lanka.

IPL teammates to square off in Pune

The first Test between Australia and India in Pune will pit plenty of Indian Premier League teammates against each other.

Aussies beat Lanka to avoid T20 whitewash

Australia defeated Sri Lanka in Wednesday night's Twenty20 match at Adelaide Oval to avoid a whitewash in the three-game series.

Kohli wants cricketers to admire Starc

India cricket skipper Virat Kohli says he admires Mitchell Starc's rise and rise in recent years - and every cricketer should do the same.

Holland in dark over Aust India tour snub

Victorian spinner Jon Holland admits he thought he was a chance to be picked for the Indian Test tour.

Perplexed Aussies mull 3rd spinner in Pune

Steve Smith says selectors are far from settled on Australia's XI for the first cricket Test, with the tourists unsure if they'll need a third spinner in Pune.

Renshaw ready for first Test overseas

David Warner and Matthew Hayden have helped school 20-year-old opener Matt Renshaw about the rigours of playing Test cricket in India.

Aust bats crash in women's T20 loss to NZ

Australia's women's cricketers have been bowled out for their lowest-ever T20 score in a humiliating loss to New Zealand.

Pressure on India in Test series: Aussies

Australia have attempted to turn up the heat on India prior to the first Test, with Josh Hazlewood declaring all the pressure will be on the hosts in Pune.

Black Caps edge Proteas in ODI thriller

A Ross Taylor century and a crucial late wicket from Trent Boult have earned the Black Caps a nailbiting six-run ODI win over South Africa in Christchurch.

Showdowns to shape the India-Aust series

There will be a couple of absorbing battles within the battle in the four-Test series between Australia and India.

First Test make or break in India: Gilly

Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist says Australia's hopes in India rest on winning the series opener.

Aussies forecast ruthless T20 approach

Australia's Twenty20 cricketers have forecast a ruthless approach in their dead-rubber against Sri Lanka in Adelaide.

Lyon, O'Keefe set for spin test in India

Steve O'Keefe says the four-Test series against India looms as a defining moment of his career, as he and Nathan Lyon attempt to spin Australia to victory.

Usman Khawaja faces subcontinent axe again

Matt Renshaw is set to edge Usman Khawaja in the selection battle for the final spot in Australia's XI for the first cricket Test against India.

Gotch to make Shield debut for Victoria

Victoria will look to untried wicket keeper Seb Gotch to cover the loss of Sam Harper for their Sheffield Shield clash against Western Australia.

Aussie T20 women want more batting intent

Australia's Twenty20 women cricketers are forecasting greater intent with the bat in the early overs as they seek a series win against New Zealand on Wednesday.

Aussies seek T20 revenge on Sri Lanka

Australian paceman Billy Stanlake says the home side wants some redemption against Sri Lanka in Wednesday night's T20 fixture in Adelaide.

Boult's eyes back on ODI after IPL auction

New Zealand left-arm bowler Trent Boult has returned his focus to the Black Caps' next ODI against South Africa after earning a million-dollar IPL contract.

Penpix of Australia's Test squad

A look at the 16 men picked by national selectors for Australia's Test tour of India.

Aussies to bank on spin or pace in India?

Australia have picked a 16-man Test squad loaded with spinners but recent history suggests pacemen Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will be crucial in India.

Toss won't dictate Test series: Lehmann

Australia are upbeat the pitch in Pune will ensure the toss doesn't decide who takes the early advantage in their four-Test series against India.

Aussies lean on sultans of reverse-swing

Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood's ability to create reverse-swing will be crucial to Australia's hopes of defeating India in the upcoming four-Test series.

Aussies close to finalising Test XI

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says he and chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns are close to finalising the XI that will face India in the first Test.

Aussie T20 side lament little lapses

Australia's T20 side is lamenting little mistakes which have proved costly in consecutive losses to Sri Lanka.

Johnson cops IPL paycut as Aussies ignored

Ben Stokes has taken the highest price for an overseas player at an IPL auction, while only five Australian bowlers picked up new contracts.

Sri Lankan fans revel in T20 thrillers

Security staff formed a cordon through rowdy Sri Lankan fans after the Geelong T20 match so the players could board their buses without being mobbed.

South African loss hurts Black Caps

Skipper Kane Williamson says the Black Caps will learn from being on the receiving end of a tight ODI loss to South Africa in Hamilton.

Nine Aussies returning for 2nd India tour

Australia's XI has changed a hell of a lot since the 2013 tour of India but there's still plenty of survivors in the current squad.

Matured Warner details Indian approach

David Warner was a bit 'childish' when he first toured India with Australia's Test side in 2013, now the vice-captain knows he must be willing to bat time.

Australia reel from last-ball T20 losses

T20 captain Aaron Finch says it is for others to make decisions about the Australian team's schedule.

Gunaratne stars with epic T20 knock

Sri Lankan all-rounder Asela Gunaratne belted three fours and four sixes in the last two overs of the stunning T20 win over Australia.

How Gunaratne pulled off an epic T20 win

Asele Gunaratne blasted 84no from 46 balls and led Sri Lanka to a stunning last-ball, two-wicket win over Australia

Starc to skip IPL Twenty20 cricket

Australia's pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will play no part in this year's Indian Premier League cricket competition.

Renshaw, Maxwell fall cheaply in tour game

Nathan Lyon has been walloped by India A in Australia's only tour game before their first Test against India, while Matt Renshaw and Glenn Maxwell fell cheaply.

Proteas late show snatches ODI win vs NZ

South African captain AB de Villiers has hit a four in the second-last ball to give his side a four-wicket, reduced-overs ODI win over New Zealand in Hamilton.

The 30 Aussies in the IPL auction

Australia will be well represented in the Indian Premier League auction.

Rain stops play in women's T20

Play has resumed in the women's Twenty20 cricket international in Geelong after a rain delay led to a revised Australian target.

Aussies to go under IPL hammer on Monday

Pat Cummins, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Swepson are among the 30 Australians hoping to be picked up in the Indian Premier League auction.

NZ win rain-interrupted Geelong T20

New Zealand spinner Anna Peterson took only the sixth hat-trick in women's T20 internationals as the White Ferns beat Australia.

Mitch Marsh swaps power for patience

Mitch Marsh, who posted a half-century in Australia's only tour game before their first Test against India, feels he has become a smarter player of spin.

Aussie contenders for No.6 spot in Test XI

There is plenty of conjecture about Australia's XI for the first Test against India, but only one confirmed change at this stage.

Ashwin plays down net hijinks with Aussies

India's ace offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin says bowling legspin to IPL teammate Steve Smith last year was a case of 'skill development'.

Gunaratne blasts Sri Lanka to T20 win

A superb knock from Asela Gunaratne has given Sri Lanka an unbeatable 2-0 T20 series lead over Australia.

Aussies sledged me: India A batsman Iyer

India A batsman Shreyas Iyer says Matthew Wade and David Warner were both 'sledging' him during the ongoing tour match in Mumbai.

Marsh, Lyon impress in India tour game

Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon have impressed in Australia's tour game against India A, with the hosts 2-63 in response to the visitors' 7(dec)-469 in Mumbai.

Stanlake backed after tough T20 debut

Australian paceman Pat Cummins wants fellow fast bowler Billy Stanlake to back himself after a tough T20 international debut on Friday night

Gardner, NZ aim to hit back in Geelong T20

Elyse Villani has backed teammate Ashleigh Gardner to regroup quickly after a nightmare Australian T20 debut against New Zealand.

Super skippers square off in Test series

Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, who have both improved as batsmen since becoming Test skippers, will take centre stage in the upcoming four-Test series.

Remarkable records of Smith, Kohli

Steve Smith and Virat Kohli have both boosted their Test batting averages after being handed the responsibility of captaining their country.

Australia needed one big score in T20 loss

Australia's batsmen were consistent, but opener Michael Klinger says one of them needed to capitalise in the loss to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka win off last ball in MCG T20

A last-ball boundary has given Sri Lanka a five-wicket win over Australia in their opening T20.

NZ batting collapse hands Proteas T20 win

New Zealand have lost their one-off T20 international against South Africa by 78 runs after scoring a mediocre 107 with the bat.

Australia thump NZ in T20 women's at MCG

Australia dominated their T20 match against New Zealand with the visitors never in the hunt in Melbourne.

Cricket Tasmania review needed: boss

After sacking senior coach Dan Marsh, the boss of Cricket Tasmania wants an independent audit to ensure the organisation is on the right track.

Best-case scenario a 3-0 loss: Harbhajan

Former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is expecting little Australian resistance in the four-Test series on the subcontinent.

Concussion sub needs to be looked at: Wade

Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has added his voice to a chorus of Australian players wanting a concussion substitute to be used in the Sheffield Shield.

Smith, Marsh score tons in India tour game

Australia have reached 5-327 at stumps on day one of their tour game against India A, with Steve Smith celebrating a century in his 100th first-class game.

Matthew Wade set for ultimate keeping test

Matthew Wade says he must trust his technique in India, a country that tests a wicketkeeper's glove work like few others.

Keeper Wade good to go for India tour game

Matthew Wade has recovered from back spasms and will face India A in Mumbai, but the wicketkeeper will need to manage the issue in Australia's four-Test series.

Southern Stars to field new-look T20 team

Star allrounder Elysse Perry is a notable absentee from the Australian team for their T20 matches against New Zealand.

Tasmanian cricket coach Dan Marsh sacked

On the back of repeated poor Sheffield Shield form, Dan Marsh has been sacked as Tasmania's senior cricket coach.

Klinger excited to make Australian debut

Michael Klinger will become Australia's oldest T20 debutant in the series against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka not focusing on Aust T20 line-up

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford is expecting a tough T20 series against Australia despite the absence of Steve Smith, David Warner and Mitch Starc.

The new India ovals that will host Aussies

Pune, Ranchi and Dharamsala will all be hosting their first Tests during the upcoming series between India and Australia.

Test grounds an unknown for Aussies, India

Australia's four-Test series against India starts in Pune, a city that will be hosting its first Test and is the adopted home of Steve Smith during the IPL.

Sri Lanka ease by PM's XI in Canberra T20

Sri Lanka have defeated a Prime Minister's XI by five wickets in a T20 warm-up match for their three-game series against Australia.

Australian captain Finch wants T20 rethink

Australian T20 captain Aaron Finch believes the short format remains at the bottom of the local pecking order below Test matches and ODIs.

NZ opener Guptill out with hamstring issue

New Zealand have suffered a blow, losing opening batsman Martin Guptill to a hamstring injury ahead of matches against the visiting South Africa.

Steve Smith happy to turn up heat on India

Unfazed by Australia's dismal subcontinental Test form, Steve Smith is comfortable for his players to try to get under the skin of a rampant India at home.

Aussies aim to crack the Virat Kohli code

Glenn Maxwell admits very little is agitating Virat Kohli at the moment, as Australia mull plans for the key wicket of India's skipper in the four-Test series.

India name 16-man squad for Aussie Tests

India have announced a 16-man squad with no surprises for the first two Tests of the four-match series against Australia that starts next week in Pune.

Vic keeper Sam Harper still hospitalised

Cricket Victoria is unsure whether gloveman Sam Harper will be able to play out the Sheffield Shield season after his head knock against South Australia.

Rain thwarts Maddinson's cricket return

Dropped Australian Test cricketer Nic Maddinson has returned to NSW training, but rain has prevented him having a bat.

Pakistan batsman Jamshed faces probe

Another Pakistan cricketer will face an investigation into corruption, Nasir Jamshed joining Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan.

Napier loses ODI after Australian fiasco

The fourth Black Caps-South Africa ODI will be at Hamilton, with Napier's drainage issues in the Chappell-Hadlee series forcing NZ Cricket to move the game.

Malinga primed for T20 return at Manuka

Lasith Malinga will get the chance to prove he is back to his devastating best when Sri Lanka play the Prime Minister's XI in a T20 tour match in Canberra.

Shane Watson opens up on DRS, LBW battles

Shane Watson has conceded he never worked out how to use the decision review system which plagued his Test career.

Missing stars won't belittle T20s: CA CEO

Australia's home T20 series won't be overshadowed by the absence of its big-name stars, says Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland.

Bulls, Blues grind out Shield draw

Queensland lost just three wickets on the final day in Sydney to earn a drab Sheffield Shield draw against an ineffectual NSW bowling attack.

Henriques backs Nevill's on-field banter

NSW wicketkeeper Peter Nevill's on-field presence is an asset to the team despite him not always being heard, according to captain Moises Henriques.

Boof's message to Langer ahead of T20

Head coach Darren Lehmann is only a phone call away but Australia's T20 manager Justin Langer is confident he's got the job under control.

Langer backs Shaun Marsh for Test No.6

Subcontinent specialist Shaun Marsh should fill Australia's No.6 Test spot ahead of brother Mitchell, West Australian coach Justin Langer says.

Bailey at loss to explain Shield woes

Tasmania remain last on the Sheffield Shield ladder after a thumping defeat by Western Australia and captain George Bailey doesn't know the way forward.

Embarrassment of pace riches for Warriors

Paceman Jason Behrendorff is due back from a long-term leg injury, sparking a headache for West Australian selectors who are spoiled for choice.

Blues on top despite Burns ton

Despite some stout resistance with the bat, Queensland a face a challenge to stave off NSW after ending day three 263 runs in arrears.

SA perplexed after Shield loss to Victoria

South Australia's batting woes against Victoria, which ended with a 124-run defeat on Sunday, has left the Redbacks scratching their heads.

Star Shield bowler gets late green light

Paceman Cameron Green took seven scalps in Western Australia's nine-wicket Sheffield Shield win over Tasmania, thrilling coach Justin Langer.

Vic keeper ruled out after head blow

Victorian wicketkeeper Sam Harper has spent the night in an Adelaide hospital being hit on the head by a bat at Adelaide Oval.

Vics keeper Harper clear of serious injury

Young Victorian wicketkeeper Sam Harper will remain in hospital for observation after being hit on the head by a bat in the Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Vics build lead over SA, Harper injured

Victoria have built a handy 204-run lead over South Australia midway through their top-of-the-table Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Henriques stars, Qld wilt in Shield heat

Queensland are 0-85, in reply to NSW's 6(dec)-603, featuring a career-best 265 from Blues skipper Moises Henriques, in their Sheffield Shield match at the SCG.

WA tighten grip in Tasmania Shield clash

Hilton Cartwright has top-scored for Western Australia who take a 154-run Sheffield Shield lead over Tasmania into day three.

Australia bumped from ICC ODI top spot

South Africa's 5-0 one-day international series win against Sri Lanka has allowed them to leapfrog Australia to the top of the ICC men's rankings.

India's big day out against Bangladesh

Virat Kohli led his India side into the record books as records tumbled on the second day of their Test against Bangladesh.

India declare first innings on 6-687

Bangladesh have a huge mountain to climb after India declared their first innings at 6-687 in Hyderabad.

Henriques makes Bulls toil in Shield heat

Captain Moises Henriques has hit a stylish century for NSW to reach 4-328 at the end of a tough day one for Queensland in their SCG Sheffield Shield clash.

Handscomb to attack Indian Test spinners

Peter Handscomb says a positive mindset will be crucial to countering India's spinners in the upcoming Test series.

Bowlers dominate in top-two Shield clash

South Australia are 5-80 in response to Victoria's modest 184 on an opening Sheffield Shield day dominated by the bowlers in Adelaide.

Green a gun as Tas fall for 198 in Shield

Tasmania have been dismissed for 198 in their first innings against Western Australia with Cameron Green taking five wickets on debut for the Warriors.

Haddin, Watson star in Islamabad PSL win

Brad Haddin hit a half-century and Shane Watson took four wickets as Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League.

Malinga returns to face Australia in T20s

Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has been selected to make his international comeback against Australia in a three-match T20 series.

Faulkner return boosts Tas Shield hopes

Fresh from ODI duty in New Zealand, allrounder James Faulkner will be warmly welcomed back by Tasmania for their Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia.

Lynn ruled out of Sri Lankan T20s, Dunk in

Chris Lynn has been ruled out of Australia's T20 series against Sri Lanka due to injury, with mate Ben Dunk to fill the vacancy.

Make or break Shield round: SA captain

South Australian captain Travis Head says the Sheffield Shield round starting on Friday will shape the domestic season.

Injured Joe Mennie hopes to exercise soon

South Australian paceman Joe Mennie hopes to get the all-clear next week to resume exercise after suffering a skull fracture and brain bleeding in January.

Maddinson's leave sparks calls for support

Batsman Nic Maddinson will not play in NSW's Sheffield Shield clash against Queensland due to personal reasons.

Renshaw backs height to be weapon in India

Australia opening batsman Matt Renshaw says his height will be an advantage against India's spinners in the upcoming Test series.

Indian smashes triple-century in T20 match

Indian batsman Mohit Ahlawat has hit 300 off 72 balls in a Twenty20 match in Delhi.

Pattinson finally back for Bushrangers

After a year without first-class cricket, James Pattinson will return to action in the Sheffield Shield match against South Australia beginning on Friday.

Herath, Vettori advise Australian spinners

The list of spinners engaged by Australia ahead of their India tour is growing, with Rangana Herath and Daniel Vettori asked for advice.

Victoria recall Pattinson to Shield squad

Victoria have named James Pattinson, Aaron Finch and Marcus Stoinis in their squad for a must-win Sheffield Shield game against South Australia.

Johnson, Cummins look for hefty IPL deals

Australian pacemen Pat Cummins and Mitchell Johnson have listed themselves at the equal-highest base price for this year's IPL auction.

Australia eye cricket's mission improbable

Australian coach Darren Lehmann says everything will have to go right if his side is to topple top-ranked Test side India on their own soil.

Technique key in unforgiving India: Haddin

Brad Haddin says India can be unforgiving place for a wicketkeeper, noting Matthew Wade must trust his technique in the upcoming Test series.

Cook steps down as England captain

Alastair Cook has stepped down as England captain after 59 Tests in charge, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.

Heazlett back for Queensland in Shield

Left-hander Sam Heazlett is back for Queensland in the Sheffield Shield after making his ODI debut for Australia against New Zealand.

Injured keeper Wade departs for Dubai

Steve Smith has started batting and Matthew Wade is en route to Dubai, where Australia's wicketkeeper will continue his recovery from a back inury.

Future Test call-up likely for Head: Boof

Travis Head was arguably the most unlucky Australian to be left out of the Test squad for India, but don't be surprised if he dons the baggy green this year.

Sri Lanka's Mathews out of Aussie T20s

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the three-match T20 series against Australia due to injury.

Marcus Stoinis' star rises in New Zealand

Coach Darren Lehmann and stand-in skipper Aaron Finch say the sky is the limit when it comes to Australia's game-breaking allrounder Marcus Stoinis.

How Test squad members fared in ODIs

A three-match ODI series in New Zealand proved somewhat of a slog for six members of Australia's Test squad for India.

Williamson trumps Finch in captains battle

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson's dismissal of Australia's stand-in skipper Aaron Finch proved a turning point during the high-stakes ODI in Hamilton.

Aussies lose ODI series, maybe No.1 in NZ

Australia have suffered a 24-run defeat to New Zealand in Hamilton, losing cheap wickets, the Chappell-Hadlee trophy and potentially the No.1 ODI ranking.

No one right approach to India: Handscomb

Ruthless aggression or restraint? Which shots to shelve? Peter Handscomb says there is no one right answer as Australia's Test batsmen conjure plans for India.

Proteas claim ODI series over Sri Lanka

A swarm of bees were the only thing that put a temporary halt to South Africa's dominance of Sri Lanka at the Wanderers.

Experience stars in Shield's return

Days after Cameron White accused Australian selectors of ignoring the Sheffield Shield, its more experienced stars returned to put their names in lights.

Aussie batsmen relish spin test in NZ ODI

Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh will have a golden chance to show how well they can play spin in the ODI series decider against New Zealand.

Qld embrace Dukes in Shield win over Tas

Queensland have dominated Tasmania with the Dukes ball to win by 133 runs in their Sheffield Shield clash at the Gabba.

NSW back in Shield hunt after belting Vics

NSW's Sheffield Shield campaign is back on track after an impressive innings and 77-run victory over leaders Victoria.

NZ opener ruled out of ODI series decider

New Zealand will be without injured opener Martin Guptill in their trans-Tasman ODI clash in Hamilton, where the Chappell-Hadlee trophy will be on the line.

Handscomb won't be Aust full-time keeper

Peter Handscomb says he doesn't want to take the gloves for Australia on a permanent basis in any format and that's a very good idea according to Brad Haddin.

Pietersen fined for BBL umpire comments

Kevin Pietersen has ended his Big Bash League campaign $5000 worse off, fined for comments about an umpire's decision in the Melbourne Stars' semi-final loss.

Maxwell keen to make mark at No.6 in India

Offspinning allrounder Glenn Maxwell says the faith of Australia's cricket selectors has delivered a confidence boost ahead of the Test tour of India.

Ex-Australian Test umpire Lou Rowan dies

Former Australian Test cricket umpire Lou Rowans has died at the age of 91.

Warriors edge out SA in Shield thriller

Western Australia have secured an unlikely seven-run Sheffield Shield win over high-flying South Australia despite being behind for most of the match.

Cowan's 200 for NSW, Vics battle in Shield

With just six second-innings wickets in hand, Victoria still need 187 runs to make NSW bat again after an Ed Cowan double ton in their Sheffield Shield clash.

Hartley claims Shield 'keeper record

Chris Hartley broke the all-time Sheffield Shield wicketkeeping record for dismissals as Queensland set Tasmania 352 to win at the Gabba on Friday.

Aussie quartet named in PM's XI

James Pattinson, Adam Voges, Joe Burns and George Bailey have been named in a Prime Minister's XI squad for a Twenty20 against Sri Lanka.

Sodhi called into Black Caps for third ODI

Ish Sodhi replaces Tom Blundell in the Black Caps squad for the third and final Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ODI against Australia on Sunday.

Hartley breaks Shield wicketkeeping record

Queensland's Chris Hartley has broken the record for the most Sheffield Shield dismissals for a wicketkeeper, claiming his 547th dismissal.

Australia, NZ switch focus to ODI finale

Australia's hopes of winning their one-day series against New Zealand are gone, but the Chappell-Hadlee trophy will still be up for grabs in Hamilton.

Indian Premier League auction delayed

The lucrative Indian Premier League auction has been delayed, with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yet to set a new date.

Union right to defend White: Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch says the players' union was doing exactly what it should have done by leaping to the defence of Victorian veteran Cameron White.

Ponting called to fix Hurricanes' problems

Past Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has been called upon to help the Hobart Hurricanes after their disastrous BBL campaign.

Hartley has cricket selectors in sights

Queensland captain Chris Hartley has history - and national selectors - in his sights after starring on day two of the Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania.

Blues well placed in Shield v Victoria

NSW are just 73 runs in arrears of Victoria on day two of their Sheffield Shield match, thanks to solid contributions from Ed Cowan and Kurtis Patterson.

Mackin fires WA back into Shield v SA

Western Australia have forced their way back into the Sheffield Shield match against South Australia thanks to career-best figures from Simon Mackin.

ODI abandoned, trans-Tasman rivals rage

A sodden outfield has led to the abandonment of the second trans-Tasman ODI in Napier, with Australia trailing 1-0 in the three-match series after two games.

New Aussie T20 team will get it done: Lynn

Chris Lynn says Australia's new-look Twenty20 squad will "get the job done comfortably" in their series against Sri Lanka.

Hohns hits back at Vic stalwart White

Chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns has hit back at Victorian stalwart Cameron White for criticising selection policies.

Paine back after six-year selection gap

It's been six years since Tim Paine's last Australian T20 performance and the wicketkeeper wants to capitalise on his latest selection.

Zampa in the mix for ODI recall against NZ

Legspinner Adam Zampa played just three of Australia's eight ODIs at home this summer, but he could be recalled against New Zealand in Napier.

Tigers rookie curbs Bulls at Gabba

Tasmanian quick Andrew Perrin has made an impressive start to his Sheffield Shield career in the Gabba clash against Queensland.

Sayers continues to shine as SA rout WA

South Australia's Chadd Sayers continued where he left off before the Sheffield Shield break with his five-wicket haul helping roll WA cheaply.

Vics optimistic despite modest Shield dig

Despite only posting 258 in their first innings against NSW, Sheffield Shield leaders Victoria are confident it will prove a challenging total.

Injured Lynn, Klinger in Aussie T20 squad

Batsman Chris Lynn has been named in Australia's T20 squad despite still recovering from a neck injury.

Thunder 'devastated' for banned Russell

Sydney Thunder are devastated for Andre Russell following his one-year anti-doping ban.

Stand-in skipper Wade out of NZ ODI series

Matthew Wade is still nursing a back injury, forcing the stand-in skipper to abandon Australia's ODI series in New Zealand.

No Australian return for Johnson in T20s

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson won't step out of international retirement for the Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka later this month.

Finch thrilled to lead Aussies in Geelong

Aaron Finch will cherish the chance to lead Australia in a Twenty20 series, especially given there will be a game in Geelong.