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News Archive - Australia

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Gilly Retires as Test Grinds OnA hard-fought day of traditional cricket was over-shadowed by the late announcement that Adam Gilchrist is playing his last Test.26 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
Tendulkar turns on the styleAn intriguing day of Test cricket saw Sachin Tendulkar notch up his 39th Test century at the fourth Test against Australia in Adelaide.24 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
White to lead PM's XICameron White will lead a strong Prime Minister's XI against Sri Lanka in Canberra next Wednesday.21 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Ganguly out and Raina recalledSourav Ganguly has been excluded from India's one-day squad for the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.20 Jan 2008Liam Camps
India Ends The StreakIndia deservedly won a pulsating 3rd test by 72 runs in Perth today to end Australia's winning streak at 16 matches. 19 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
India on course for victorySome fine batting from Sehwag, Pathan, Dhoni, Singh and above all Laxman helped India set Australia 413 for victory in the Third Test.18 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
India dominate second dayIndia have kept the four match series alive after bowling Australia out in just 50 overs for 212 on day two of the third Test at Perth.17 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Australia peg India backLate wickets after a strong stand between Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar, gave Australia a slight edge on Day 1 of the 3rd Test.16 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Rogers and Tait in for 3rd TestChris Rogers is due to receive his first Test cap and Shaun Tait will return to Test cricket at the WACA against India.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Six pacers for SL in CB SeriesSri Lanka will count six fast bowlers in their squad of 15 for the upcoming Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Tour back on, Bucknor cannedMany cricket fans will breathe a sigh of relief today with the announcement that the BCCI have no plans to cancel India's tour of Aus.08 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Controversies ignite down underThe Indian tour is jeopardy after the series was marred with allegations of racism, bad umpiring,and claims of unsportsmanlike conduct.07 Jan 2008Manan Shah
Australia beat India in thrillerMichael Clarke picked up three wickets in the penultimate over as Australia beat India by 122 runs, gaining a 2-0 series lead.06 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Hayden ton sets up final dayMatthew Hayden scored a vital century, taking Australia to a 213-run lead against India with the final day's play remaining at the SCG.05 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Dazzling Tendulkar leads IndiaIndia dominated day three at the SCG as Sachin Tendulkar cast aside all doubts and turned back the clock with a supreme unbeaten 154.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Waugh calls for umpiring rethinkFormer Australia captain Steve Waugh has called for the concept of neutral umpires to be abandoned in Test cricket.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Laxman century boosts IndiaVVS Laxman produced a superb innings to finally kick India's batting into life on the 7th day of the Test series in Australia.03 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Australia record thumping winAustralia marched onto their 15th consecutive win in Tests by clinically dismissing India for 161 in the finals innings and sealing a mammoth 337-run victory.29 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
Australia well on top on 3rd dayIndia will require another 493 runs for victory on the final two days of the MCG Test, after a competent Australian team effort today.28 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Normal Service ResumedAustralia once again showed why they are No 1 in the World, brushing aside India for 196 at the MCG, and finishing the day 32-027 Dec 2007Archie Mac
India Fight BackAn inspiring fight back by India, led by Anil Kumble, has left honours just about even at stumps on day one, with Australia 337-926 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Australia Wins Chappell-HadleeAustralia thrashed New Zealand by 114 runs to regain the Chappell-Hadlee trophy in Hobart today, thanks largely to Ricky Ponting's ton.20 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
2nd Chappell-Hadlee Washed OutSydney's wet summer continued as the second ODI between Australia and New Zealand was washed out after only six overs today.16 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
Australia Wraps-up Game OneA sublime century from Ricky Ponting saw Australia home with seven overs to spare in the first Chappell-Hadlee match in Adelaide today.14 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
20/20 Bash; Australian InningsAustralia finished with an explosive 186-6. Led by a great 85 from 'Roy' Symonds. The Black Caps bowled and fielded extremely well.11 Dec 2007Archie Mac
20/20 Bash New Zealand InningsDespite some tremendous hitting from Jacob Oram 66*, the sheer pace of The Australians bowlers proved far too good for the Black Caps11 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Symonds v Sreesanth: Gloves OffAn boxing Aussie promoter says Andrew Symonds and Shantha Sreesanth should take their war or words into the boxing ring.06 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
MacGill to have hand surgeryAustralian spin bowler Stuart MacGill will undergo surgery on his right hand, according to Cricket Australia's medical officer.04 Dec 2007Zac Gelman
Potential row brews in AustraliaAustralian cricket could find itself subject to a split between players and board, after a letter from CA CEO James Sutherland today.02 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
MacGill faces surgeryOut of form Australian spin bowler Stuart MacGill may elect to have surgery on his troublesome knee in a bid to save his career.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden hurts kneeAustralian opener Matthew Hayden will miss a First Class match against South Australia tomorrow due to knee tendonitis.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Aussies Clean SweepA magnificent fighting innings from Kumar Sangakkara gave the Aussies a scare on the final day of the Second Test20 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Sanga's Cool Quells Lee's FireA Kumar Sangakkara 100 and 80 from Marvin Atapattu kept Sri Lanka in the hunt to make history at stumps on day four of the second test.19 Nov 2007Cameron Burge
'Boof' Lehmann bows outOne of the greatest of Australian domestic batsmen, Darren Lehmann has announced his retirement from first-class cricket.19 Nov 2007Liam Camps
Aussies Can't LoseAustralia are in the box seat on day three of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka; leading by 407 runs with 9 wickets in hand18 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Australia firmly in frontGilchrist, Symonds, Clarke and Hussey all scored heavily on day two of the 2nd Test to ensure Australia were firmly in front by stumps.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds injures ankleThe Australian cricket team faces an anxious wait over the fitness of Andrew Symonds, who injured his ankle in today's Test at Hobart.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Maharoof ruled out of Eng seriesFarveez Maharoof will be bitterly disappointed tonight after damage to his ankle will leave him on the sidelines for up to five weeks.17 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey and Jaques. Again.Phil Jaques and Mike Hussey both made centuries as Australia put the pressure on Sri Lanka early in the second Test at Hobart.16 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Warne and Murali bury hatchetShane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan have both rowed back on comments made in recent days, insisting there's no bad blood between them.15 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Big decisions ahead of TasmaniaWith the second Test due to get underway soon, Jayawardene and co. must get the team selection right in search of a famous victory. 15 Nov 2007Paul Wood
The Importance of a PartnershipIn the last week we were lucky to have witnessed two outstanding partnerships involving Amla and Kallis, and Clarke and Hussey.13 Nov 2007Paul Wood
Australia end SL resistanceSri Lanka's second innings resistance came to an end today as the Australian bowlers gave their side their 13th straight Test win.12 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Australia and SA unchangedBoth heavily victorious home sides, Australia and South Africa have decided to stick with the same squads for their next Tests.12 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Rain and Vandort delay AussiesAustralia will have to wait until Day 5 to notch up a win, as rain and a valiant Michael Vandort fended them off on Day 4.11 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
All Aussies on day threeAustralia have taken a vice like grip on the first Test against Sri Lanka, enforcing the follow on, and reduing the tourists to 80-210 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Clarke, Hussey Seize the DayCenturies to Michael Clarke and Mike Hussey, plus two late wickets to Brett Lee have left Australia in control of the first test.09 Nov 2007Cameron Burge
Jaques and Murali turn it upPhil Jaques made a memorable maiden Test century at the Gabba today as Australia finished the first day of the match in front of SL08 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Can Australia's dominance continueIs this new look Australia team able to continue the excellent work of its predecessors ?07 Nov 2007Paul Wood
MacGill gets the nod for BrisbaneShane Warne's replacement as spinner in the Australian Test side has today been confirmed, with Stuart MacGill getting the nod.06 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Queenslander Andy Smotes SLA punishing century from paceman Andy Bichel, and another top order collapse by the tourists (62-4), has the Bulls in control on day 203 Nov 2007Archie Mac
Warne - Murali Trophy announcedTwo of the greatest rivals in cricketing history will have their names immortalized in a new trophy named today.03 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Tait out, Hilfenhaus inShaun Tait has been ruled out of the Australian squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Brisbane next week with an elbow injury.03 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hogg, MacGill make 13 man squadBrad Hogg and Stuart MacGill have both been included in the 13-man Australian squad named for the first Test against Sri Lanka.01 Nov 2007James Nixon
Sangakkara a doubt for 1st TestKumar Sangakkara may miss the first Test against Australia, having suffered a grade one tear in his left hamstring.30 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Woolmer murdered - pathologistThe Jamaican pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Bob Woolmer has maintained has maintained his view that the death was murder.25 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Ranatunga warns Murali of racismFormer Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga has spoken out against Muttiah Muralitharan touring Australia.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
"Back it up Sreesanth" - McGrathGlenn McGrath has advised Indian fast bowler Sreesanth to partner his aggressive talk with more consistent bowling performances.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Atapattu in surprise recallAgainst all odds, former Sri Lankan captain Marvan Atapattu has made his way back into the Sri Lankan side for the tour of Australia.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
India deny Australian revengeIndia handed Australia a seven wicket thrashing in their one-off Twenty20 at Mumbai today.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Australia/India release racism statementThe President of the Board for Cricket in India and the Chairman of Cricket Australia today issued a joint statement on racism.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
India gain consolation victoryMurali Kartik's career best 6-27 helped India to a two wicket victory over Australia in the final ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
Australia look to make changesAustralia are set to make some changes to their bowling attack for the final one-day international against India on Wednesday .15 Oct 2007James Nixon
Symonds Seals the SeriesAndrew Symonds blazed a ton and bowled 10 tight overs as Australia beat India by 18 runs to take a 4-1 lead in the seven match series.14 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Hayden in doubt for NagpurAustralian opener Matthew Hayden is in doubt for Australia's sixth ODI against India after sustaining an injury in the previous match.13 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Johnson rips through IndiaMitchell Johnson took career best figures against India today to help Australia thrash India in the fifth ODI at Vadodara by nine wks.11 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds racially abusedAustralia's Andrew Symonds was allegedly subjected to monkey chants during the Fifth ODI at Vadodara.11 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar plays down milestoneOn the eve of his 400th ODI cap, Sachin Tendulkar has remained his typical, modest self dismissing the magnitude of the event.10 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Will 'Roy' and Yuvraj crack the top level?Upon the completion of the third ODI between India and Australia, I marvelled at the undoubted talents of Andrew Symonds and Yuvraj Singh.10 Oct 2007Paul Wood
Sreesanth continues bad bloodIndian seamer Sreesanth has continued the bad blood with Australia after getting in Andrew Symonds face in an off the field incident.09 Oct 2007James Nixon
Australia Thwarts YuvrajA scintillating 121 from Yuvraj Singh was not enough to get India home against Australia in the third ODI at Hyderabad today.05 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Warne & Lara to play Hong Kong SixesHong Kong Sixes organisers have announced that Shane Warne and Brian Lara will take part in the yearly tournament being played in October.04 Oct 2007James Nixon
Aust. take series lead at KochiAustralia have reaffirmed their supremacy in limited overs cricket with a comprehensive 84 run victory over India at Kochi today.02 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Clarke ton in vain, as rain winsMicahel Clarke struck an impeccable century to put Australia in a commanding position in the first ODI in India, until the rain came.29 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Sharma replaces ChawlaRohit Sharma has taken the place of Piyush Chawla in the Indian ODI squad to take on Australia during the 7 match series.28 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
ODI rule changes could come in earlyThe changes to be made to ODI cricket by the International Cricket Council could come in early if the Indian and Australian Cricket Boards agree.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
Hussey looks towards first TestMichael Hussey is aiming to make his return for the first Test against Sri Lanka on November 8th after being forced to miss the India tour.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
Voges gets international call-upAustralia A captain Adam Voges has been called up for Australia's tour of India as cover for Ricky Ponting who is struggling with injury.25 Sep 2007James Nixon
Sree fined for over-appealingIndia's S.Sreesanth has been found guilty of over-appealing during India's 15 run win over Australia and fined 25% of his match fee.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey could miss Indian tourMike Hussey may miss his side's seven match ODI tour of India after sustaining a hamstring injury during yesterday's semi-final loss.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Injury concerns for AustraliaMichael Hussey has been added to the injury list and as a result is unable to tour India for the 7 match ODI series.23 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
India through to finalYuvraj Singh was special once again, as India held their nerve to beat Australia to claim a final berth alongside Pakistan.22 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Ponting may tour IndiaRicky Ponting will most probably not miss his side's seven match one-day series against India later this month.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Australia smashes Sri LankaAustralia annihilated a hapless Sri Lanka by 10 wickets inside 11 overs in their must-win Twenty20 match in Cape Town today.20 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
Ponting to miss rest of CupAustralia have been dealt a considerable blow today, with the news that Ricky Ponting will take no further part in the Twenty20 WC.19 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hilfenhaus replaces TaitBen Hilfenhaus has been named to replace Shaun Tait for Australia's tour of India after Tait failed to recover from his elbow surgery.19 Sep 2007James Nixon
Dhoni named new one-day captainMahendra Dhoni has been named India's new one-day cricket after Rahul Dravid resigned last week after two years in charge.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Pakistan stun AustraliaPakistan continued their winning ways today, providing their second upset in just days, toppling tournament favourite Australia.18 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Stuart MacGill fined for abuseStuart MacGill has been fined half his match fee on the Australian A tour after reportedly abusing Pakistan batsman Mansoor Amjad.17 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Warne, McGrath join new leagueRecently retired Australian's Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath, have today signed up with the new Indian Premier League.16 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Lee hat-trick sets up thrashingAustralia strolled to an easy nine wicket win over Bangladesh after a near perfect all-round performance from the tournament favourites16 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Trans-Tasman Twenty20 LeagueTbe Champions Twenty20 League may provide NZC with an opportunity to have New Zealand teams compete in a trans-Tasman Twenty20 league.15 Sep 2007James Nixon
Australia Slaughter EnglandAustralia woke from its slumber to pummel a hapless England by eight wickets inside 15 overs at Cape Town today.14 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
Zimbabwe humble AustraliaZimbabwe produce a quite stunning performance to humble Australia in the first Twenty20 World Cup Group B match.12 Sep 2007Daniel Rosam
Upsets aplenty in warm upsTwenty20 World Cup favourites Australia fell to home side South Africa in the second day of warm ups ahead of the Championship on Tues.10 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting named cricketer of the yearRicky Ponting and the Australian team have again dominated the ICC Awards with the Aussies taking home five of the eight awards.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Twenty20 Warm Up round upAustralia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies were all successful in their warm up games ahead of the Twenty20 WC.09 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Clarke in doubt for start of WCMichael Clarke is in the doubt for the opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup after suffering a lower abdominal strain.08 Sep 2007James Nixon
Watson passed fit for World CupAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson has overcome his hamstring injury and been passed fit to play in the Twenty20 World Cup.07 Sep 2007James Nixon
Australian three won't miss CupAustralian officials have confirmed that Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Stuart Clark will all take part in this month's Twent20 WC.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar delighted with rankingSachin Tendulkar has expressed his happiness at being ranked the number one cricketer by recently retired Shane Warne.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar No 1 says WarneShane Warne has named Sachin Tendulkar his number one cricketer that he has played against over the course of his career.01 Sep 2007James Nixon
Martyn joins ICLRecently retired Australian batsman Damien Martyn, has signed up to the new Indian Cricket League, reports suggested today.01 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie gets Australia A callForgotten man Jason Gillespie has received a call-up to Australia A for their tour of Pakistan, replacing the injured Shane Harwood.30 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
Warne set for Hong KongShane Warne is set to play in the Hong Kong Sixes later in the year, the South China Morning Post reported today.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
OK to taunt Murali says MacGillAustralian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill believes there is nothing wrong with Australian crowds taunting Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan.28 Aug 2007James Nixon
BCCI plan Twenty20 tournamentThe BCCI appears to be on the verge of a sensational venture which will involve corporate Twenty20 leagues in four different countries.24 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Hilfenhaus to replace Tait at WCAustralia have made a key change ahead of the Twenty20 WC next month, replacing the injured Shaun Tait with Tasmanian Ben Hilfenhaus.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Warne to remain an AussieShane Warne's manager James Erskine has said that Warne will not give up his Australian citizenship to extend his county career.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
Lee back to top speedBrett Lee is back to full fitness and top bowling speed four months after major ankle surgery that ruled him out of the ODI World Cup.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Warne probes German connectionEx-Australian spin great, Shane Warne, is considering applying for a German passport in a bid to help county side Hampshire.18 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Murali to feed off tauntsSri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan has issued a warning to Aussie crowds; taunting him will only make him stronger.16 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Concerns raised over Tait's fitnessAustralian bowling coach Troy Cooley has admitted that there are concerns about Shaun Tait's fitness leading into the Twenty20 World Cup.15 Aug 2007James Nixon
McGrath interested in ICLGlenn McGrath has told the AFP news association that he is interested in playing in the Indian Cricket League.06 Aug 2007James Nixon
Vincent stays with New ZealandLou Vincent had dismissed talks linking him to South Australia saying he won't be following close friend Hamish Marshall in leaving NZ.02 Aug 2007James Nixon
Ponting concerned with ICLRicky Ponting has warned that the new Indian Twenty20 competition runs the risk of forcing international players into early retirement.30 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Warne keen on ICLShane Warne has said he is keen to sign up and play in the multi-million dollar Indian Cricket League.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Fleming the latest star targetedNew Zealand Test captain Stephen Fleming has been the latest star to be approached by the renegade Indian Cricket League.26 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Nash to leave Australia for WIAustralian-born batsman, Brendan Nash will leave Australia for the Caribbean later this year in hopes of representing West Indies.18 Jul 2007Liam Camps
Twenty20 "too serious"Australian all rounder Andrew Symonds is disappointed that Twenty20 has turned into a serious concept, saying it could ruin the game.18 Jul 2007Zac Ritchie
Lawson named coach of PakistanGeoff Lawson has today been appointed as head coach of Pakistan, replacing the late Bob Woolmer at the helm of Pakistan cricket.16 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Geoff Lawson to coach PakistanThe PCB are likely to announce on Monday that former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will be the next Pakistan coach.14 Jul 2007Michelle Hamberger
Don't worry about it - BrackenAustralian Nathan Bracken has urged his fellow teammates not to take the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa too seriously.13 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
ICC cautious about Stanford ideaThe ICC has noted its concern over the $US20 million Stanford Twenty20 series proposed to take place in the West Indies in 2008.10 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting back on top of rankingsRicky Ponting is back on top of the ODI batting rankings after a poor series from Kevin Pietersen saw him lose the number one position.08 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Chappell questions India's plansG. Chappell has criticised India's schedule in Australia later this year, saying the one tour match before the Tests will not be enough07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Australia name 30-man WC squadAustralia have named a provisional 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in September with eight new faces being included.02 Jul 2007James Nixon
Hair stands in CanadaDarrell Hair is returning to umpire in international cricket, he will officiate during Holland's tour of Canada.28 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Johnson to use LilleeMitchell Johnson is heading to Chennai for a week to train under the eyes of Dennis Lillee and Troy Cooley.27 Jun 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist supports two captainsAdam Gilchrist has backed England's decision to appoint a different captain for one-day and Test cricket.25 Jun 2007James Nixon
MCG Boxing Day Test under threatThe Boxing Day Test at the MCG and New Year's Test at the SCG are under threat after SA made an official complaint to the ICC.23 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Tait to undergo elbow surgeryAustralian fast bowler, Shaun Tait, will undergo surgery on his right elbow tomorrow, placing his Twenty20 World Cup hopes in doubt.18 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Pietersen slams scheduleKevin Pietersen has today added his name to the growing dissent regarding the packed international scheduling of cricket matches.15 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Rixon joins race for Sri Lanka coaching roleFormer Black Caps coach Steve Rixon has joined the race for the Sri Lanka coaching role and is to be interviewed next week.14 Jun 2007James Nixon
Bayliss named new coach of SLAustralian Trevor Bayliss has been named as the new coach of Sri Lanka, replacing fellow Aussie Tom Moody at the helm.14 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
India 2007\08 itinerary unveiledIndia's home itinerary for the season of 2007\08 was revealed today. Twelve consecutive ODIs feature in a packed schedule.12 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Katich to remain in AustraliaSimon Katich is to remain in Australia after signing a five-year deal with New South Wales despite having received overseas offers.07 Jun 2007James Nixon
Australian contenders for SL jobThree Australians are among the leading contenders to take over the job of Sri Lankan coach.06 Jun 2007Richard Edmunds
Whatmore Indian coach favouriteIndia are set to announce their new coach after the resignation of Greg Chappell earlier this year; ex-Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore.03 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Gilchrist may give up ODIsAdam Gilchrist has told an Australian newspaper that he may give up the shorter form of the game in a bid to lengthen his Test career.01 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Warne punished for outburstShane Warne has managed to get himself into trouble again, this time whilst playing for his county side, Hampshire.31 May 2007Zac Gelman
Chappell-Hadlee set for DecemberThe annual Chappell-Hadlee trophy has been set down for December with three ODIs and one Twenty20 international to be played.31 May 2007James Nixon
Blewett pushed into retirementGreg Blewett has been forced into retirement by the SA Cricket Board with them not guaranteeing him a starting place next year.29 May 2007James Nixon
Vincent set to quit New ZealandSouth Australia could soon be set to announce current Black Cap Lou Vincent as its international recruit for the 2007/08 season.22 May 2007James Nixon
A Tale Of Five CoachesGoing into the 2007 Cricket World Cup, nine Test-playing teams had nine coaches. Two weeks after the end, just two remain in position.17 May 2007Richard Dickinson
MCC wants Zimbabwe suspendedThe MCC has supported the move by Australia to boycott their tour to Zimbabwe later this year and has called for their suspension.16 May 2007Zac Gelman
Team of the 2007 World CupThe 2007 World Cup has now passed into the annals of history. Who made the Cricket Web 2007 World Cup Team of the Tournament?15 May 2007Kev Goughy
Australia will not be fined: ICCCricket Australia will not be handed out a multi-million dollar fine for not touring Zimbabwe later this year, according to the ICC.14 May 2007Zac Gelman
Moody takes up WA coaching roleCurrent Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody has not extended his contract with Sri Lankan Cricket and will return to Western Australia.14 May 2007James Nixon
Watson Eyes Test Opener BerthShane Watson is eyeing off the Test opener's berth left vacant by the retirement of Justin Langer.14 May 2007Cameron Burge
No neutral venue, says ZimbabweZimbabwe officials have shot down any hope for a series to take place in a neutral venue, saying it's either in Zimbabwe or nothing.14 May 2007Zac Gelman
PM wants tour cancelledAustralian Prime Minister John Howard has spoken of the dilemma between government intervention in sports and boycotting Zimbabwe.12 May 2007Zac Gelman
Government officially stops tourThe Australian government have officially blocked the Australian cricket team from touring Zimbabwe later in the year.12 May 2007James Nixon
Ponting supports banAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has supported his government's decison to ban the Australian side touring Zimbabwe later this year.12 May 2007Zac Gelman
Aussie`s tour of Zimbabwe heats upCurrent Zimbabwe cricketer Vusi Sibanda and former Zimbabwe cricketer Henry Olonga have voiced their views on Australia's potential tour.10 May 2007James Nixon
Government may ban tourThe Australian Government is looking for legal avenues to bar Australia's tour to Zimbabwe later this year.10 May 2007Zac Gelman
MCC declares squash ball legalThe MCC has ruled that Adam Gilchrist broke neither the rules nor the spirit of the game.09 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Australia Zimbabwe tour in doubtAustralia's ODI tour of Zimbabwe is in doubt after the Australian Government offered to pay any fines the Aussies receive for not going04 May 2007Zac Gelman
World champions return homeA triumphant Australian side returned home to Australia today, tired, elated and extremely satisfied.03 May 2007Zac Gelman
McGrath explores retirementFormer Aussie bowler Glenn McGrath has admitted that it will take a while for him to get his head around being a retired international.03 May 2007Lee Payne
Moody no closer to decisionTom Moody has not made any decision on his coaching future but looks set to continue as Sri Lankan coach.02 May 2007James Nixon
Hogg a chance for Test callupBrad Hogg's impressive World Cup performances have given him a chance of filling Australia's vacant spin bowlers position.02 May 2007James Nixon
Australian contracts announcedCricket Australia has announced its contracted players list for the upcoming year with a few surprises.01 May 2007Zac Gelman
Speed apologises for blunderICC CEO Malcolm Speed has apologised for the blunder that left players competing in near darkness during Saturday's World Cup final.30 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
McGrath ends career on a highOne of the greatest bowlers to have ever graced a cricket field - Glenn McGrath, bowed out of international cricket yesterday.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting wants more successAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has said there is no reason Australia shouldn't continue its dominance in international cricket.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Crowe takes blame for fiascoFittingly, the 2007 Cricket World Cup ended in farce as SL and Australia finished the final three overs of the match in near darkness.29 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Malinga and Murali targetedMind games before the World Cup final have continued, with Ricky Ponting saying Australia will target Malinga and Sri Lanka's spinners.28 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Australia beatable - JayawardeneSri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene believes his team are capable of doing what has seemed impossible so far this tournament.28 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Australia Wins World CupA farcical finish to the final could not dampen Australia's celebration at it's three-peat of World Cup triumphs in Barbados today.28 Apr 2007Cameron Burge
Moody tells Aussies to back offTom Moody has called on the Australians to mind their own business after questioning SL's decision to rest players in the Super 8s.27 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
SA crash and burn out of WCAustralia raced through to the World Cup finals in extraordinary circumstances after they destroyed the Proteas by seven wickets.25 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Kallis the key: PontingRicky Ponting believes his side's best chance of winning tomorrow's semi final comes with having batsman Jacques Kallis in early on.24 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Smith in injury scareGraeme Smith has suffered an injury to his knee ahead of South Africa's must win semi-final against Australia this week.22 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Cricket Web's Semi-final previewCricket Web takes a comprehensive look at the four sides going head to head in this weeks semi-finals, as the 2007 WC comes to an end.22 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting critical of scheduleRicky Ponting has questioned the length of the Australian cricketing summer after Cricket Australia released their schedule yesterday.20 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Australia smashes New ZealandAustralia will enter the semi-finals of the World Cup unbeaten after a 215-run defeat of New Zealand in their super eight match today.20 Apr 2007Cameron Burge
Unusual home schedule announcedAustralia today announced the schedule for their 2007-08 home season, a schedule adjusted by the inaugural Twenty20 Championship.19 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Oram to miss Australia clashNew Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram will be rested for his side's final Super Eight clash against Australia in Grenada.19 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting questions SL decisionAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has questioned the logic behind Sri Lanka's decision to rest its two best bowlers against Australia.18 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Watson wins fitness battleShane Watson has pushed hard at training today and appears to have won his battle to be fit for Australia's final Super Eight clash.18 Apr 2007James Nixon
Watson under pressure to returnShane Watson has been given until tomorrow to prove his fitness and that he is over his calf injury otherwise his WC could be over.17 Apr 2007James Nixon
Favourites get ready for battleToday's blockbuster clash between Australia and Sri Lanka has been a long awaited one for fans and players alike.16 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Australia ease past SLNathan Bracken took 4-19 to set up a comfortable seven-wicket win for the tournament favourites.16 Apr 2007Richard Edmunds
Aussies smack IrelandThe Australians looked in ominous form after smacking Ireland by nine wickets reaching the target of 92 in less than 13 overs.13 Apr 2007Archie Mac
Australia regain top spotAustralia have returned to the number one spot in the ICC ODI rankings, ending South Africa's reign at the top.09 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Australians to target PietersenAus have revealed their plans for today's Super 8 clash with England, with Ricky Ponting saying his side will target Kevin Pietersen.08 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Australia beat England with easeAustralia over came a spirited innings from Kevin Pietersen to record a seven wicket win over England and just about assure themselves a semi-finals spot.08 Apr 2007Michelle Hamberger
Hopes named as cover for WatsonQueensland all-rounder James Hopes has been placed on standby for the injured Shane Watson.04 Apr 2007James Nixon
Another injury for WatsonAustralian all-rounder Shane Watson is yet again on the injured list after injuring his left calf against Bangladesh.02 Apr 2007James Nixon
Hayden's comeback magicMatthew Hayden has been in the ODI form of his life and with 395 runs in five matches at 98.75, he is CW's player of the month for March.01 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Australia breeze past BangladeshGlenn McGrath starred with the ball today, as Australia thrashed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in their Super 8 clash.31 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Lara shines but WI falterDespite the brilliance of Brian Lara's 77, the West Indies crumbled to a 103-run defeat against Australia in Antigua.28 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Hayden & rain take centre stageMatthew Hayden's explosive 158 and the weather stole the show on the opening day of the World Cup Super Eight round.27 Mar 2007Liam Camps
Race for number oneThe race is on for the ICC ODI number one ranking with Australia and South Africa battling it out for the US$175,000 prize money.26 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
World Cup Review- Groups A and BWhatever the viewpoint, the 2007 World Cup Group Stage evokes strong opinions. We review Groups A and B.26 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
Pietersen replaces HusseyEngland batsman Kevin Pietersen has knocked Michael Hussey off top spot in the one-day international player rankings.26 Mar 2007James Nixon
Ponting delighted with winAustralian captain Ricky Ponting was all smiles today after his side beat the ICC number one ranked team, South Africa, by 83 runs.25 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds back in actionAndrew Symonds has fully recovered from biceps surgery and will take his place in the Australian side for tonight's match against SA.24 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
Hayden Hits Fastest Ever WC TonAustralia launched an amazing early assault on South Africa with Matthew Hayden bringing up the fastest ever WC hundred vs Sth Africa today.24 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Normal Service has ResumedMatthew Hayden, Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait guided Australia to top spot in Group A with an 83 run victory over South Africa in St Kitts.24 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Smith talks up showdownSouth African captain Graeme Smith believes Australia have lost their "fear factor", ahead of their blockbuster Group A clash.21 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Gavaskar apologises for commentsSunil Gavaskar has today apologised for his comments regarding the death of David Hookes during a war of words with Ricky Ponting.20 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
"Roy" returns to bowling creaseAustralian cricket fans and selectors have received a boost with news that Andrew Symonds bowled in the nets on the eve of the18 Mar 2007James Nixon
Australia smash ScotlandAustralia thrashed associate side Scotland in today's first Group A game in St Kitts by 203 runs.15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Border: Sunil out of lineAllan Border has slammed Sunil Gavaskar's latest comments regarding David Hookes death as "inappropriate" and "uncalled for".15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 16 - AustraliaNo team has a prouder World Cup history than Australia. Three times champions, including the past two tournaments, and twice beaten finalists.13 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Symonds likely to miss openerAndrew Symonds is not likely to be fit for Australia's first game of the World Cup despite a faster than expected recovery.13 Mar 2007Richard Edmunds
War of words continuesSunil Gavaskar has returned fire at Ricky Ponting, who claimed it was "high and mighty" of Gavaskar to criticise the Australian team.13 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting hits back at GavaskarRicky Ponting has hit back at claims of poor on-field behaviour from the Australian cricket team made by Sunil Gavaskar late last week.12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden on course for ScotlandMatthew Hayden is expected to recover from his broken toe in time for Australia's first World Cup game against Scotland.11 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Gilchrist eases Australia homeEngland's brief hold over Australia came to an abrupt halt at St. Vincent today as Australia cruised comfortably to a 5 wicket victory.09 Mar 2007Paul Wood
Australian bowlers face scrutinyFormer Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has called on Australia to improve their death bowling or face an early exit from the WC.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Gavaskar critical of the AussiesSunil Gavaskar has come out strongly against the dominant Australian sides of the past, saying he was pleased by their recent losses.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Richards Writes off AussiesWest Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards has written off Australia's chances of becoming the first team to win three consecutive World Cups.07 Mar 2007Cameron Burge
Gilchrist denies retirement talkAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist has denied rumors about his short term future saying he hasn't planned anything at this stage.07 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds in light net returnAndrew Symonds had his first net session today since rupturing his bicep in the Commonwealth Bank Series.05 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Plane crashes near Aus trainingA light plane crashed in close proximity to where the Australian cricket team were training today. All three passengers survived.04 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Clarke to play through painMichael Clarke is prepared to play through the pain of his sore hip during the World Cup.03 Mar 2007James Nixon
Symonds return on targetAndrew Symonds is confident he will be fit and ready for his sides blockbuster clash against South Africa in the West Indies.01 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting not worried about streakRicky Ponting has dismissed suggestions that his side has become a spent force, saying the Aussies will be the team to beat at the WC.28 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
KP: Captaincy hurt Flintoff's formKevin Pietersen admits Andrew Flintoff's acceptance of the captaincy may have deeply affected his form during the Ashes.27 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey identifies four main dangersAustralian batsman Mike Hussey believes there are four teams posing a threat to the world champions.27 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Lee's injury may prolong careerDespite missing the WC, Brett Lee is looking on the bright side of his injury, saying it may prolong his career by up to two years.26 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tait ready to fill Lee's placeShaun Tait has spoken out saying he's raring to get into the World Cup and show that he has the strike power to fill the void left by Brett Lee.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
May wants less India-Aus gamesTim May, has called on a reduction of ODIs between Australia and India saying the situation has gotten completely out of control.25 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hair withdraws lawsuit against PCBAustralian umpire Darrell Hair has withdrawn his lawsuit claiming racial discrimination against the Pakistan Cricket Board.25 Feb 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist gives Aussies a boostFollowing the birth of his third child, Adam Gilchrist has made himself available for selection for the entire World Cup campaign.24 Feb 2007James Nixon
We have to hunt in a pack: ClarkFresh in the Australian squad, Stuart Clark has said Australia's bowling success lies with its ability to hunt in a pack in the Windies24 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Border: South Africa are chokersAllan Border has today fired the first salvo in what may be an epic war of words between Australia and South Africa heading into the WC23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Lee ruled out of World CupAustralia have suffered a major blow to their WC campaign, with confirmation that Brett Lee will not participate in the tournament.23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Punter signals preference changeAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has responded to his sides inability to defend large totals by a change in tactics - batting second.22 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Smith - top ranking means nothingGraeme Smith has said South Africa moving to the top ranked one-day side in the World Cup counts for nothing when the World Cup starts.22 Feb 2007James Nixon
Lee out of World CupUnconfirmed reports in Australia state that Brett Lee has informed Cricket Australia that he is out of the World Cup.22 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Further scans for HaydenMatthew Hayden will undergo further scans next week that will help determine the true extent of his injury and World Cup chances.21 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Lee given till 11th hourInjured bowler Brett Lee has been given until the day before Australia departs to the World Cup in the Caribbean to prove his fitness.21 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
We Can Take Australia - ScotlandA wounded Australia is in the sights of emerging nation Scotland as the teams prepare to meet in their first match in the World Cup.21 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Hair turns down ECBDarrell Hair has turned down an offer from the England and Wales Cricket Board to be on the reserve umpires list for the 07-08 season.20 Feb 2007James Nixon
Hayden down with broken toeA fractured toe, sustained by Matthew Hayden over the course of his 181 not out against New Zealand, fuels Australia's injury concerns.20 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Kiwi's seal clean sweepA superb 181 not out from Matthew Hayden was not enough to deny New Zealand a 3-0 series victory, after they chased down 346 to win.20 Feb 2007Benedict Goodchild
Gilchrist - We never should have goneAustralian vice captain Adam Gilchrist has revealed most of his squad did not want to go to NZ for the disastrous Chappell-Hadlee series.20 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
South Africa take rankings leadAs expected, Australia have dropped down to second in the ODI rankings for the first time after losing to NZ at Eden Park yesterday.19 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
New Zealand chase down 337New Zealand won the Chappell-Hadlee trophy as Ross Taylor's second ODI century led New Zealand to a brilliant victory chasing 336.18 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Aussies could slip down rankingsWorld Champions Australia will slip down to second place in the one-day international rankings if they lose the Chappell-Hadlee series.17 Feb 2007James Nixon
Lee 50/50 on World Cup chancesBrett Lee has rated himself a 50/50 chance of featuring in the upcoming World Cup in the Caribbean after injuring his ankle in NZ.17 Feb 2007James Nixon
Buchanan defends AustraliaJust a day after Australia's first ever one-day ten wicket loss, coach John Buchanan has come out strongly defending his side.17 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tait in as Lee flies homeShaun Tait has been rushed to New Zealand to replace Brett Lee who has flown home after wrenching his ankle during a training session.16 Feb 2007James Nixon
Bond bowls NZ to record winIt seemed things couldn't get much worse for Australia, but they collapsed to a record defeat at the hands of New Zealand today.16 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Commonwealth Bank Series WrapThis year's triangular one day series was the most topsy-turvey seen in Australia for years with under-dogs England taking it out.16 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Lee out of first CH ODIFurther to reports of an ankle injury, Brett Lee has been ruled out of the first match of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
Symonds hoping for quick returnInjured all-rounder Andrew Symonds is hoping for a quicker than expected return to international action.14 Feb 2007Richard Edmunds
Lee injury scareAustralian fast bowler Brett Lee has rolled his ankle during the teams final training session before the first Chappell-Hadlee match.14 Feb 2007James Nixon
Tait and Haddin secure WC spotsBrad Haddin and Shaun Tait have beaten off the challenges of Cameron White and Stuart Clark to be included in Australia's WC squad.13 Feb 2007James Nixon
Jaques included in C-H squadBatsman Phil Jaques has been included in the Australian squad that takes on NZ in the Chappell-Hadlee series, starting later this week.13 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Gilchrist to miss start of WCAdam Gilchrist will miss the start of the World Cup, opting to stay at home with his wife for the birth of their third child. 12 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
England Win CB Series 2-0England finished their tour of Australia with a comprehensive 2-0 win over their hosts in the one-day series final at the SCG tonight.11 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Crowe Takes Shot at AussiesFormer Kiwi captain Martin Crowe has described the omission of Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting from the ODI tour of NZ as arrogant.11 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Nel to target Ponting at WCAndre Nel has opened fire ahead of the World Cup saying he will look to "get in the face" of the Australian captain Ricky Ponting.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
"I let Australia down" - McGrathGlenn McGrath has accepted the blame for his side's defeat at the hands of England during their first final at the MCG late last week.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey to captain AustraliaMichael Hussey has been named captain of the Australian team for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee series in New Zealand.09 Feb 2007James Nixon
Collingwood slays AustraliaPaul Collingwood had the game of his life to condemn Australia to defeat in the first final of the ODI series.09 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
ICC rules in favour of AustraliaThe ICC have allowed Australia to pick injured all-rounder Andrew Symonds in their World Cup squad travelling to the Caribbean in March07 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Watson returns for finalsAll-rounder Shane Watson has been recalled to the Australian squad for the Commonwealth Bank Series finals starting on Friday.06 Feb 2007James Nixon
SymondsAust may risk going into the WC a player short as they gamble with Andrew Symonds' fitness after he had surgery on his bicep last week.06 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Nielsen announced as Aus coachTim Nielsen has today been named as the next coach of the Australian cricket team. He will succeed John Buchanan after the World Cup.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pietersen hits back at BorderKevin Pietersen has responded in no uncertain terms to Allan Border's accusation that he was too quick to fly home after being injured.05 Feb 2007Arjun Miglani
Ponting clean sweeps awards nightRicky Ponting has capped off a stellar year, taking out all three major awards at tonight's Allan Border Medal presentation.05 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting ton leads the wayA marvelous hundred from Ricky Ponting and 99 from Brad Hodge, ensured Australia beat New Zealand with ease at the MCG.04 Feb 2007Benedict Goodchild
Aussies fear Symonds absenceAustralian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has spoken out on Andrew Symonds arm injury he suffered in Australia's loss to England on Friday.03 Feb 2007James Nixon
Symonds set to undergo surgeryExplosive Australian batsman Andrew Symonds will undergo surgery after rupturing a bicep tendon in his side's 92 run loss to England.03 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Ode to Joyce at Last for EnglandTheir tour from hell took a turn for the better as England recorded their first win against Australia since 2005 at the SCG tonight.02 Feb 2007Cameron Burge
Watson declares himself fitShane Watson has declared himself fit and ready to go. He has also made himself available for the Commonwealth Bank tri-series finals.01 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
CA bans the Mexican waveCricket Australia has annouched that the Mexican wave has been banned across all international grounds in Australia.01 Feb 2007James Nixon
Ponting in doubt for Sydney ODIAustralian captain Ricky Ponting looks set to miss today's one-day match against England in Sydney due to a hip injury.01 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Border critical of PietersenFormer Australian captain Allan Border has criticised injured English batsman Kevin Pietersen for not staying with the touring side.31 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Buchanan defends earpiece useAustralian coach John Buchanan has dismissed accusations that he used an earpiece to communicate with players at the WACA on Sunday.30 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Vincent slams Aussie's arroganceBlack Caps opener Lou Vincent has slammed Australia's arrogance and lack of humility after their eight run loss over the weekend.30 Jan 2007James Nixon
Oram blitz in vainJacob Oram slaughtered the Australian attack in Perth, but it was still not enough to guide the Kiwis home to victory.29 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Tait set for one-day debutAustralia has called up fast bowler Shaun Tait into its one-day side for the next two matches of the Commonwealth Bank series.29 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting slams bowlersRicky Ponting lashed out at his bowlers for allowing New Zealand to come within eight runs of the Australian total yesterday.29 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Moody withdraws from raceTom Moody withdrew himself from the race to replace John Bunchanan as coach of the Australian cricket team last night.28 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff says sorryAndrew Flintoff has apologized to the general public for his side's pathetic displays, which have seen crowds robbed of a true contest.27 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
Stuart Law honouredFormer Australian cricketer Stuart Law has been honoured with the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day Honours List.26 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Tait still in the hunt for WC plShaun Tait is still in the hunt for a place within the World Cup squad Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said.25 Jan 2007James Nixon
Martyn talks about why he leftDamien Martyn has lifted the lid on the secrecy surrounding his sudden departure from Test cricket after the Second Test in Adelaide.22 Jan 2007Michelle Hamberger
Possible series in New YorkCricket Australia today confirmed they have been approached by India regarding a possible one-off series on American soil.21 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Mr Cricket: I'll never walkMichael Hussey has come out and said he will never walk, defending himself from accusations of dishonesty in Friday's ODI in Brisbane.21 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Kiwis Take Fight to AustraliaFor the second successive match a pitch which offered the bowlers some assistance has produced a compelling limited-overs contest.21 Jan 2007Cameron Burge
Loye shocked by abuseMal Loye has voiced his amazement at the level of abuse directed at him by the Australian crowd during Fridays ODI in Brisbane.20 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Australia stumble to victoryThe Australians notched up another victory after some jitters as England pressed hard defending only 155.19 Jan 2007Arunava Das
Oram to join NZ in CB seriesNew Zealand will receive a boost of experience in the Commonwealth Bank series, as Jacob Oram is due to the join the squad on Sunday.19 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Cosgrove and Cullen on AIS listMark Cosgrove and Dan Cullen have been included in this year's Australia Institute of Sport (AIS) squad list.19 Jan 2007Liam Camps
McGrath and Lee returnAustralia have recalled Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee for the Commonwealth Bank Series match against England on Friday in Brisbane.18 Jan 2007James Nixon
England set to field debutantEither Mal Loye or Ravi Bopara will debut for England today filling the space left by the injured Michael Vaughan.18 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Bevan retires from cricketOne of the greatest ODI batsman to ever pick up the bat, Michael Bevan, has today retired from first class cricket.17 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
CA calls for sixth Ashes TestCricket Australia is pushing for a sixth Ashes Test for 2010-11 with Hobart's Bellerive Oval the favourite to host the extra match.16 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Aus continue its winnings waysAustralia continued its successful summer today as they fended off a Bond hat-trick and an electric Taylor 84 to beat NZ by 105 runs.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Gillespie wants back inJason Gillespie has insisted his time playing for Australia is not over, contrary to popular belief and he is confident of a return.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
190 fans evicted from first ODIPolice have reported that an astounding 190 attendees were evicted from last Friday's one-day game between Aus and England at the MCG.14 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting rested, Hodge inAustralian captain Ricky Ponting is being rested for Australia's one-day Com Bank Series match against England in Brisbane on Friday.14 Jan 2007James Nixon
Bond rethinking plansNew Zealand pace bowler Shane Bond aims to come up with new plans for the Australian batsmen in the Commonwealth Bank Series.13 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
Australia hammer EnglandEngland were left wondering what had hit them, after being completely outclassed by Australia in the first ODI.12 Jan 2007Arjun Miglani
White ahead of Hogg in first ODIRicky Ponting has backed Victorian captain Cameron White to play in tomorrow's one-day international against England in Melbourne.11 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden denies punch-up with MartynAustralian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has denied a punch up with team-mate Damien Martyn lead to his sudden retirement after the second Ashes Test.11 Jan 2007James Nixon
Gilchrist questions 20/20 WCAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist raised concerns over the Twenty20 format and its World Cup scheduled for later in the year.10 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Lee out of first two one-dayersBrett Lee has been ruled out of the first two one-day matches against England and New Zealand due to a chest infection.10 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Aussies smash England in 20/20Australia have continued their domination over England throughout the summer with a 77 run win at the SCG.09 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Hopes and Harwood called upJames Hopes and Shane Harwood have been called up to Australia's Twenty20 squad due to injury and illness to Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson.08 Jan 2007James Nixon
MacGill back in contentionStuart MacGill is back in contention after the Australian chairman of selectors denied there was a rift between CA and the leg-spinner.07 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
England after Warne as bowling coachDuncan Fletcher is keen to see if Shane Warne is prepared to get involved with English cricket in lending his skill and knowledge to help young England spin bowlers.06 Jan 2007James Nixon
The final farewellThree Australian greats left the Test arena yesterday. Shane Warne, Justin Langer and Glenn McGrath saying goodbye for the last time.06 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Revenge is sweetFrom an Australian perspective it wasn't really about England losing the Ashes, but more about Australia winning them.06 Jan 2007Michelle Hamberger
After the WhitewashWhat was so different between Vaughan's Victors and Freddie's Flops? Readers, I give you: How to lose the Ashes in six simple steps.05 Jan 2007Neil Pickup
Strauss taken to hospitalAndrew Strauss has been taken hospital for a precautionary x-ray after sustaining a severe knock to the helmet from a Brett Lee bouncer04 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
5-0 well on the cardsAustralia look set to claim a 5-0 Ashes victory for the first time since 1920-21. England finished the day at 114-5, just 12 runs ahead with five wickets in hand.04 Jan 2007Archie Mac
Hayden in for CB seriesMatthew Hayden has been included in the Australian one-day international squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Bank series.04 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Australia seal whitewashAustralia have completed a flawless Ashes series after one final English capitulation on the fourth day in Sydney.04 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Fifth match evenly poisedThe 2nd day of the final Ashes Test finished with neither side firmly in front and Andrew Flintoff signaling a return to form with 89.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Warne to be honoured by clubRetiring bowler Shane Warne is set to honoured by his local cricket club with the famous Junction Oval to be renamed after him in.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Urn debate rises from the ashesIan Botham, Sir Richard Branson and Aussie PM John Howard have all called on the MCC to allow the winner of the Ashes to keep the urn.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
England just ahead on first dayEngland ended the first day of the final Ashes Test on 234-4 with Flintoff and Collingwood unbeaten on 42 and 25 respectively.02 Jan 2007Arunava Das
Photos from England's training sessionPhotos from England's training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 1st January.01 Jan 2007James Nixon
Ponting lauds outgoing coachAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has praised retiring coach John Buchanan and credited him with the teams success over the years.01 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
KP lashes out at BuchananUnder siege English batsman Kevin Pietersen has hit back at claims that he's not a team player, coming out of the Australian camp.31 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Langer announces retirementAustralian opening batsman Justin Langer has announced his retirement today, ending speculation on his cricketing future.31 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
MacGill left out of SydneyStuart MacGill will miss out on the final Ashes Test as Australia opt for an unchanged side.30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Martyn sighted at Hopman CupDamien Martyn has been spotted for the first time since his shock retirement earlier last month.30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Langer retirement rumours growThere is much speculation that the final Ashes Test match at the SCG will be Justin Langer's last match for Australia. 30 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Aussies stick with same elevenThe Australian selectors have kept the same starting eleven from Melbourne for the fifth and final Test in Sydney starting 2nd January.29 Dec 2006James Nixon
Bracewell keeps the faithJohn Bracewell is set to keep the faith with his underfire bowling attack for the second one-day international against Sri Lanka tomorrow.29 Dec 2006James Nixon
Buchanan attacks England starsAustralia coach John Buchanan has spoken up about England stars Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff.29 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Aussies destroy England in fourth TestThe series England looked forward to with such anticipation has become a recurring nightmare after losing the fourth Test by an innings and 99 runs.28 Dec 2006Richard Edmunds
Plans not stolen says MCCThe Melbourne Cricket Club released a statement yesterday denying any breach of security in the English dressing rooms.28 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
England's bowling tactics leakedEnglish officials are fuming today as news come through that a document containing bowling strategies was leaked to Melbourne radio.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hayden and Symonds stun EnglandA mammoth 6th wicket stand between Matthew Hayden and Andrew Symonds on the 2nd day has blown the 4th Ashes test wide open.27 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Packer donates millionsJames Packer has announced that he will be donating $10m to start a foundation that helps disadvantaged Australian cricketers.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Hayden not retiring anytime soonMatthew Hayden has today indicated that he will not follow the lead of long time friends and teammates into retirement.27 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Warne reaches 700 wicketsShane Warne has reached the mammoth achivement of 700 Test wickets today by clean bowling Andrew Strauss for 50 shortly before tea.26 Dec 2006James Nixon
Wickets rain down at MCGAustralia are firmly in front at the close of day one of the Boxing Day Test match at the MCG, bowling England out for just 159 runs.26 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
KP: Warne was an arrogant idiotKevin Pietersen has slammed and praised on and off again buddy Shane Warne calling him an 'arrogant idiot', a '****head' and a champion.24 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
McGrath not retiring just yetGlenn McGrath has dismissed claims that he is about to retire saying "I'm just preparing for these next two test matches, then it's the one-day series and then I'll take it from there."22 Dec 2006James Nixon
McGrath announces retirementIn a surprise move after comments from the man himself yesterday, McGrath announced today that he will retire from international cricket after the 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean.22 Dec 2006James Nixon
McGrath retirement unconfirmedGlenn McGrath has made no move to confirm or deny the widespread reports that he will announce his retirement in the coming days.21 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
MacGill set to play onStuart MacGill has indicated that he wants to continue playing international cricket with Australia for at least another few years.21 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Warne, McGrath Set to RetireNews reports on Australian television are suggesting Shane Warne will retire from cricket at the end of the Ashes series.20 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Warne announces retirementShane Warne has officially retired from international cricket. His last match will be the fifth Ashes Test at the SCG.20 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Aussies retain same twelveAustralia have decided to retain the same twelve man squad that won back the Ashes for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.19 Dec 2006James Nixon
PM: Magnificent PerformanceAustralian Prime Minister John Howard was full of praise for the team that regained the Ashes in convincing circumstances at Perth.19 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Australia regain AshesAustralia has crushed England by 206 runs at the WACA ground in Perth to regain the Ashes only 15 months after surrendering them.18 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
England deny AustraliaEngland have staged a remarkable fight-back on day four at Perth, resisting Australia's push for a series wrap up.17 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Fletcher defends choicesEmbattled English coach Duncan Fletcher responds to critics standing by the selection decisions that have been made on the Ashes tour.17 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Watson re-injures left hamstringShane Watson has re-injured his left hamstring during his come-back domestic match for Queensland against South Australia in Adelaide.16 Dec 2006James Nixon
Australia poised to regain urnThe Aussies are well placed to regain the Ashes after a breathtaking display from Adam Gilchrist on the third day at the WACA.16 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Aussies on top after day twoAustralia came up with the perfect game plan on day two of the third Test. Initially strangling England with some tight bowling.15 Dec 2006Archie Mac
Monty makes his markMonty Panesar showed just how badly England have missed him, putting in a superb performance to stun the Australian batsmen.14 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Symonds comes into starting 11Andrew Symonds has been named to come in for the retired Damien Martyn for the third Ashes Test at the WACA in Perth starting on Thursday.13 Dec 2006James Nixon
England's Concerted EffortsDespite trailing two-nil in the Ashes series, England's cricketers have kept themselves entertained during their stay in Australia.11 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Cook ton as England dominateThe English batsmen gained some much-needed confidence in their warm-up game against Western Australia as they eased to 356-5.10 Dec 2006Arunava Das
England dismiss WA on first dayHopes for a fast WACA pitch for the third Ashes Test received a fillip today, when the WACA pitch showed bounce and movement.09 Dec 2006Archie Mac
Watson eyes Boxing DayShane Watson is hoping to be fit for the Boxing Day Test, after ruling himself out of the Third Test in Perth.08 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Australia name 3rd Test squadAustralia have named their 13 man squad for the third Test, with Andrew Symonds and Adam Voges replacing Damien Martyn and Shaun Tait.08 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Fletcher rules Vaughan outDuncan Fletcher has attempted to put an end to the speculation surrounding the return of Michael Vaughan during the Ashes series.07 Dec 2006Liam Camps
Martyn announces retirementAustralian batsman Damien Martyn has announced a shock retirement from all forms of cricket ahead of the third Ashes test.07 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
Fletch shifts blame to playersDuncan Fletcher has insisted that the performance, not the personnel, was at fault during England's last day debacle in Adelaide.06 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
Australia win in thriller.05 Dec 2006Cameron Burge
Gutless, aimless... hopelessI still can't work out quite what happened last night in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.05 Dec 2006Neil Pickup
Aussies urn it the hard wayAn Aussie cricket fan I also can't believe how the last day of the Second Ashes Test unfolded.05 Dec 2006Michelle Hamberger
Test drifts towards drawMichael Clarke and Matthew Hoggard played key roles in the fourth day at Adelaide, but the second test looks set to be a draw.04 Dec 2006Sean Fuller
England on top after day threeEngland are on top at the end of the third days play at the Adelaide Oval with the Aussies still trailing by 239 runs.03 Dec 2006Arunava Das
Lehmann for England?Darren Lehmann has expressed his interest in coaching England, should the position become vacant.03 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
England pile on the runsEngland batted themselves into an unlosable position on day two of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval.02 Dec 2006Michelle Hamberger
Collingwood and England dominatePaul Collingwood, Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell all batted superbly to put England in a dominant position on day one of the second test.01 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
McGrath struggling for fitnessGlenn McGrath is in doubt for the second Ashes Test and is being given until just before play to prove his fitness.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
Umpires support HairSydney Grade cricket umpires will wear a black ribbon this weekend in support of sacked international colleague Darrell Hair.29 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Selectors stick with same 13The Australian selectors have kept the faith with the same 13 players selected for the first Test in Brisbane being named for Adelaide.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Lee Looks to Secure FootingFast bowler Brett Lee is looking for an improved performance in the second Ashes Test after taking only two wickets in Brisbane.28 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Australia go one upIn a rather one-sided contest, Australia wrapped up the England lower order quickly on the morning of Day 5, comprehensively winning the First Test. 27 Nov 2006Michelle Hamberger
Watson out of second Ashes TestShane Watson is out of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after having not fully recovered in time to be considered for selection.27 Nov 2006James Nixon
England Show Some FightIt has taken four days, but finally England have shown some of the skill and determination that saw them claim the Ashes 18 months ago.26 Nov 2006Archie Mac
McGrath Rocks, England RolledA rampant, resurgent Glenn McGrath tore through an insipid England line-up as Australia continued its domination of the 1st Test today.25 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
England under pressureAustralia continued their dominance of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane as Ricky Ponting made a magnificent 196.24 Nov 2006Arunava Das
Ponting takes controlRicky Ponting produced a masterful captains knock as Australia battered England's bowlers on the first day of the Ashes23 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Tait released from Aussie squadShaun Tait has been released from the Australian squad for the first Test at The Gabba in Brisbane starting tomorrow.22 Nov 2006James Nixon
Bell Cleared of FractureIan Bell remains in contention for the Ashes opener, being cleared of a fracture to his left wrist following a training mishap today.21 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Watson out of Ashes openerMichael Clarke will take the place of the injured Shane Watson for the first Ashes test at the 'Gabba on Thursday.21 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Doubts linger over WatsonAussie all-rounder Shane watson remains in serious doubt for Thursday's first Test after an inconclusive net session today.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Unleash Tait at Poms - ChappelliFormer captain Ian Chappell has called on Australia to pick Shaun Tait for the first Test even if all rounnder Shane Watson is unfit.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Warne Promises Flippin' HellChampion leg-spinner Shane Warne has promised to bowl a flipper in his first over to send a message to the England batsmen.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Bell Injury ScareIn form England batsman Ian Bell has thrown an injury scare into the England camp less than 48 hours before the first Ashes Test.20 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Watson faces hamstring testShane Watson will undergo a net session at The Gabba tomorrow to test his injured hamstring he sustained during a domestic match.19 Nov 2006James Nixon
Now for the Main EventEngland have completed their preparations for the Ashes with a draw against South Australia at Adelaide Oval today.19 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Clarke called up for the AshesMichael Clarke has been added to the Australian Test squad for the first Test of the Ashes due to all-rounder Shane Watson's injury.18 Nov 2006James Nixon
Martyn out of domestic clashKey Australian midde-order batsmen Damien Martyn has been ruled out of Western Australia's limited-overs game against Queensland.17 Nov 2006James Nixon
Watson suffers hamstring injuryShane Watson has injured his hamstring during Queensland's one-day game against Western Australia placing him in doubt for the Ashes.17 Nov 2006James Nixon
Lehmann and Hoggard shineEngland's final tour game before the Ashes is perfectly poised, and full of clues as to the make-up of the respective teams next week.17 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
Joyce called to Ashes actionEngland have called up Middlesex batsman to replaced Marcus Trescothick in the Ashes squad, after the opener returned home .15 Nov 2006Liam Camps
Ponting wishes Trescothick wellIn the wake of Marcus Trescothick's withdrawal for the Ashes series, opposing captain Ricky Ponting has wished the England opener well.15 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Aussie Ashes Test Squad NamedCricket Australia have announced a 13-man Test squad for the first three Ashes Tests in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.15 Nov 2006James Nixon
England finish stronglyThe 14-a-side warm-up match between New South Wales and England ended in an expected draw as the English bowlers found some form.14 Nov 2006Arunava Das
England on the improveEngland have clawed their way back into their tour match against New South Wales after suffering early set backs in their first innings.13 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
Lehmann to lead strong SA sideDarren Lehmann will lead a strong South Australia side containing six past or present Australian international players against England.13 Nov 2006James Nixon
Panesar Taunted by SCG CrowdEngland spinner Monty Panesar has allegedly been subjected to racist taunts by crowd members during England's tour match against NSW.13 Nov 2006Cameron Burge
G. Jones returns for 1st TestGeraint Jones will be reinstated with the gloves for the first Ashes Test match, according to coach Duncan Fletcher.12 Nov 2006Liam Camps
England bowlers struggle againFor the second time in three days, Phil Jaques has made life difficult for England's bowlers with a century in a tour match.12 Nov 2006Sean Fuller
England suffer big defeatEngland suffered a 166 run defeat at the hands of the Prime Minister's XI today at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.10 Nov 2006Archie Mac
Umpires named for the AshesThe umpires have been named for each of the five Ashes Tests with the same four that were used last year being named.10 Nov 2006James Nixon
Aussies to target FlintoffAustralia have revealed plans to target Andrew Flintoff, as they believe it could bring down the rest of the side.09 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
The Ashes - PreviewThe most anticipated Test series in living memory is set to kick off this November with every day of the Test series a sell out.08 Nov 2006Archie Mac
Dizzy missed outJason Gillespie is set to miss out on his last chance to impress the Australian selectors before the Ashes.06 Nov 2006Arjun Miglani
The Ashes Fantasy Cricket Comp.The Ashes Fantasy Cricket competition has been created and is ready for you to start selecting your dream team.06 Nov 2006James Nixon
Three-way series under threatThe 27-year tradition of the three-way series in Australia is under threat with Cricket Australia looking at changes to the format.05 Nov 2006James Nixon
Australia win Champions TrophyA dominant performance from Australia has clinched the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, as the West Indies slipped to an eight wicket loss.05 Nov 2006Sean Fuller
Ponting named cricketer of the yearAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been named cricketer of the year at the third annual International Cricket Council award event.03 Nov 2006James Nixon
Valiant Vettori's 79 in vainDaniel Vettori's 79 was not enough to lead New Zealand to a remarkable come back against Australia, as they lost by 34 runs.01 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Aussies at full strengthAustralia have been given a boost ahead of their Champions Trophy semi-final with the news that Shane Watson and Michael Clarke are fit31 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Styris doubtful for semiScott Styris seems an unlikely starter in Wednesday's ICC Champions Trophy semi-final.30 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia too goodAustralia have cruised into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with a strong team effort, beating India by 6 wickets.29 Oct 2006Sean Fuller
Extra Ashes Tickets ReleasedCricket Australia has announced that additional tickets for four of the Ashes venues will be available for purchase from November 1.26 Oct 2006George Roberts
Hussey can waitDespite a patient innings at number five for Australia against England, Mike Hussey is not expecting a permanent move up the order.26 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Warne stands up for team-matesShane Warne has rejected suggestions that his Australian team-mates are past their best.25 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Aging Aussies worry LilleeAustralian fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee is concerned the aging Aussie team will face a tough time against a younger England team.24 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Watson in hospitalShane Watson has been hospitalised with stomach and chest pains as a stomach bug strikes the Australian squad.24 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
ECB Request Test Pattern ChangeThe ECB have held talks with Cricket Australia to move the current pattern of tours to Australia away from just before the World Cup.23 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Hayden attacked by dogAustralian Test opener Matthew Hayden was attacked by a dog while jogging and suffered a 5cm-long ankle wound.23 Oct 2006James Nixon
ODI Loss No Guide to AshesEngland captain says the Champions Trophy loss to Australia means nothing in the context of the Ashes battle to come.23 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Concerns over McGrathFormer players have questioned why he has been thrown in at the deep end in the ICC Champions Trophy.23 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Ponting dismisses whitewash talkRicky Ponting has revealed that he pays no attention to Glenn McGrath's various predictions ahead of the Ashes series.21 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
England crash outAustralia's six-wicket win over England was enough to send the losers crashing out of the Champions Trophy at the first hurdle.21 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
English and Aussies in must winEngland face off against Australia in their next match in the Champions Trophy and it is a must win for both teams.20 Oct 2006James Nixon
Gayle fined for CT outburstChris Gayle was fined 30 percent of his match fee over his clash with Australian batsman Michael Clarke in the recent CT fixture.19 Oct 2006Liam Camps
Stuart Clark RecoveryAustralian fast bowler Stuart Clark has made a quicker-than-expected recovery from his hamstring injury.18 Oct 2006Cameron Burge
Taylor triple stuns AustraliaJerome Taylor's hat-trick sealed a sensational 10-run victory for the West Indies against Australia in Group A of the Champions Trophy18 Oct 2006Neil Pickup
Hayden breaks finger in Pura CupAustralian Test opener Matthew Hayden broke his finger while batting for Queensland in their recent Pura Cup match against Tasmania.17 Oct 2006James Nixon
Watson to open the battingRicky Ponting has confirmed Shane Watson will open the batting for Australia tomorrow against the West Indies.17 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
Gillespie to captain PM's XIJason Gillespie has been handed the chance to press for a place in the Ashes team after being named captain of a Prime Minister's XI.16 Oct 2006James Nixon
Watson has the upper handRecent comments from Australian coach John Buchanan seem to suggest that Shane Watson has finally won the battle for the opening spot.15 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Aussies won't stop smilingAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has one again stated that his side were not "too friendly" during the last Ashes series.15 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Substitute Law being Stretched?During the last Ashes series, Australia strongly objected to the use by England of substitutes. Was this in the spirit of the game14 Oct 2006Michelle Hamberger
Sep 06: Ma-Lee-syiaThere's something about Septembers. The kids are back to school and our cricket bags are back collecting dust on top of our wardrobes.14 Oct 2006Neil Pickup
Watson wants to open the battingShane Watson has made it known to the Australian selectors that he wants to open the batting in one-day internationals.13 Oct 2006James Nixon
McGrath could play in 2009 AshesAustralian bowling coach Troy Cooley has said there is a possibility that Glenn McGrath could have one more Ashes tour in him in 2009.12 Oct 2006James Nixon
Smith issues warning to FlintoffSouth African captain Graeme Smith has warned England captain Andrew Flintoff to expect his team to receive ugly abuse from Aussie fans11 Oct 2006James Nixon
Aussie backup seamers strugglingMichael Kasprowicz, Stuart Clark, and Shaun Tait are all in doubt for the upcoming Ashes series after picking up injuries.10 Oct 2006James Nixon
Ashes terror plot revealedIt has been revealed that the England and Australia cricket teams were potential terror targets last year.09 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Internal squabbles hurt AussiesFormer England captain Mike Gatting has come out saying internal squabbles and the lack of a settled eleven are hurting Australia.09 Oct 2006James Nixon
Marsh: Chill out Katich!Former Australian batsman Geoff Marsh has told Simon Katich that the key to success is for him to "chill out."08 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Tour match for McGrathGlenn McGrath will take the field for New South Wales against the touring England team ahead of the Ashes series.08 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
"We must crush England": PontingRicky Ponting has told his team that its vital they crush England in the Champions Trophy to get the mental edge leading into the Ashes08 Oct 2006James Nixon
14 Reasons To Watch The AshesThrough careful thought and detailed analysis and using a massive research budget, Cricket Web has developed a solution to the dilemma.05 Oct 2006Liam Camps
Cullen to replace ClarkDan Cullen has been named as Stuart Clark's replacement for the Champions Trophy after Clark was struck down with a leg injury.05 Oct 2006James Nixon
Clark to miss Champions TrophyAustralian seamer Stuart Clark will miss the Champions Trophy with a leg injury sustained in grade cricket.04 Oct 2006Sean Fuller
Law offers to lend a handStuart Law has offered to lend a helping hand as a batting adviser for the upcoming Ashes series to England.03 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Akram can't see England winningPakistan great Wasim Akram has declared that Andrew Flintoff is the right choice for England captain but that England will still lose.03 Oct 2006Arjun Miglani
Champions Trophy - PreviewThe biennial tournament has come around again and although not everyone approves of its existence, some excellent cricket lies ahead.02 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Ashes hype heats upAustralian legends Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne have added fuel to the fire ahead of this winter's eagerly anticipated Ashes series.30 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Watson for #6, says BorderAustralian selector Allan Border has said that Shane Watson is the most likely candidate to bat at 6 for Australia in the Ashes.29 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
England to use all 16England are set to use all 16 of their Ashes squad members in their warm-up game against New South Wales.29 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
No tolerance for racismCricket Australia have said they will introduce a zero-tolerance policy towards racism in the stands .28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Ritchie Slams Ponting, BuchananFormer Australian batsman Greg Ritchie has launched a stinging attack on Ricky Ponting and John Buchanan, branding them "losers."28 Sep 2006Arjun Miglani
McGrath returns to club cricketAfter returning home from Australia's tri-series in Malaysia, Glenn McGrath is set to get straight back into action with his club side.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Warne: England are favouritesShane Warne has told Sky Sports that he believes England are the favourites going into the Ashes series this Australian summer.26 Sep 2006James Nixon
Thommo backs JohnsonJeff Thomson, one of the all time great fast bowlers believes Mitchell Johnson is ready to claim an Ashes birth.26 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Chappell rates HarmisonFormer Australian captain and current commentator Ian Chappell believes Steve Harmison is the key if England are to retain the Ashes.25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Hussey goes to top of rankingsMike Hussey has gone to first place in the latest ICC one-day batsmen rankings for the first time, after continuning his amazing form.25 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ponting backs KatichAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has backed out of form opener Simon Katich to partner Adam Gilchrist in the upcoming Champions Trophy25 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Australia Romp to VictoryA flawless bowling performance in defence of a modest target has handed Australia a comfortable victory in the final of the DLF Cup.24 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Buchanan has players' backingA number of Australians have spoken out in support of their coach following Shane Warne's controversial remarks last week.23 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia squeaks throughDespite poor running between wickets and a small total to defend, Australia's bowlers saw them home in this 'must win' match.22 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
Ponting: Hair "One Of The Best""If he's one of the best umpires in international cricket then of course he should be umpiring,"21 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Lara defies Hussey heroicsWest Indies have won the fourth DLF Cup match thanks to a brilliant stand between Brian Lara and Chris Gayle.18 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Johnson returns homeRising star Mitchell Johnson will return to Australia as part of a squad rotation scheme, along with Mark Cosgrove and Phil Jaques.17 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
DLF Cup match abandonedUnfortunately, rain won out, denying a result in the third match in the DLF Cup between Australia and India in Kuala Lumpur.16 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
Warne disavows Buchanan commentShane Warne has vehemently denied that he meant to criticize Australian team coach John Buchanan at a press conference on Thursday.16 Sep 2006Sudeep Popat
Warne criticises BuchananShane Warne's comments to a British tabloid will have done little to help an at times far from amiable relationship.15 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Warne - Look out for FlintoffShane Warne has labelled Andrew Flintoff as a key player who Australia need to be wary of in the upcoming Ashes series.15 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Rain sees West Indies homeRain has cut short a close match between the West Indies and India in the DLF cup, handing victory to the West Indies by 29 runs.14 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Miserable birthday for WarneShane Warne had a miserable 37th birthday after being hit in the head while batting in Hampshire's county game against Worcestershire.13 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ponting apologizes for outburstAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has issued a public apology after being found guilty of showing dissent to Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf.13 Sep 2006James Nixon
The Windies Collapse in 1st ODIThe West Indies will consider this 'the one that got away'. After being at one stage 172-1, they collapsed to be all out for 201.12 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Flintoff leads Ashes squadAndrew Flintoff has been named captain of England's Ashes squad, which also includes Ashley Giles and James Anderson.12 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Ponting fined 100% of match feeAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been fined his entire match fee by showing dissent to an umpire's decision.12 Sep 2006James Nixon
DLF Cup - Series PreviewThe DLF Cup in Malaysia represents a key point in the buildup to the Champions Trophy for India, Australia and the West Indies.11 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
McGrath named in 11Glenn McGrath returns to the Australian team for the first time since last summer after being named to play the West Indies tomorrow.11 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Sarwan: WI starting to gelWest Indies vice-captain, Ramnaresh Sarwan believes his team is beginning to gel, and it is being reflected in the results column.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Yuvraj out of India openerYuvraj Singh is due to miss India's opening match of the DLF Cup.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Hayden misses outMatthew Hayden who is back in the Australian ODI squad for the first time in almost a year, has missed out on selection.11 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Lee looks for swing in MalaysiaSwing is the goal for fast bowler Brett Lee as he prepares to make an impact in the upcoming DLF Cup in Malaysia.10 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Hughes clarifies remarksAfter the storm they created, Merv Hughes has clarified his comments about friendships losing Australia the Ashes.10 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Samuels cleared for MalaysiaWest Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been passed fit to participate in the Tri-nation Series in Malaysia later this month.06 Sep 2006Liam Camps
More Green than GoldA largely green Australian one-day international kit was unveiled today at the Sydney Cricket Ground.05 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
McGrath back for Champs TrophyGlenn McGrath's welcome comeback is the feature of Australia's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Rivalry with added challengeThe clash between traditional rivals England and Australia next month will have an unprecedented additional challenge for both sides.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Ashes fought off the field tooThe Australia and England cricket teams won't be the only ones competing in the upcoming Ashes tour.04 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
Injuries follow boot campStuart MacGill is one of three players to have picked up an injury from last week's Australian boot camp in Queensland.04 Sep 2006James Nixon
India name East-Asia squadFor the series, the Indian squad will remain unchanged from the tri-series in Sri Lanka, which was called off due to safety concerns.03 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Aussies to attack MontyAustralian vice-captain Adam Gilchrist has warned England spinner Monty Panesar to expect the Aussie batsmen to come at him hard.03 Sep 2006James Nixon
Ashes tickets cancelledCricket Australia has cancelled 1300 Ashes tickets that had been put up for sale on internet auction site eBay.01 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Ashes talk beginsSome of Australia's leading players have been discussing England's strength ahead of the upcoming Ashes series.01 Sep 2006Matt Pitt
Aussie oldies to go?Five of the Aussie cricket team are approaching their mid 30's. It is thought they would retire after the Ashes. But will they?31 Aug 2006Michelle Hamberger
Fire damages MCGA fire has caused an estimated $38,000 worth of damage to the roof of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.30 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
The saga drags onDarrell Hair has apologised for his email offering to resign for $500,000 whilst Pakistan are demanding an inquiry into Hair's conduct29 Aug 2006Sean Bennett
Gillespie 'zinc cream' dramaAustralian fast bowler Jason Gillespie is considering going against mediacal advice and putting his health at risk.29 Aug 2006James Nixon
Langer haunted by Ntini deliveryJustin Langer has admited that he has been haunted by the blow to the head he suffered from Makhaya Ntini in South Africa.29 Aug 2006James Nixon
Buchanan confirms retirementAustralian coach John Buchanan has confirmed that he will step down after the World Cup in the Caribbean in March/April next year.28 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ashes may be it for WarneShane Warne has revealed that he may consider hanging up his boots after the Ashes series this summer.28 Aug 2006Arunava Das
England not keen on umpire ideaThe England Cricket Board appear unlikely to support the Australian Board's plan to use the best umpires available for the Ashes.27 Aug 2006James Nixon
Home town umpires for Ashes?Cricket Australia's board has come up with an idea to have English and Australian umpires for the Ashes.26 Aug 2006Arunava Das
NSW look to Waqar YounisNew South Wales are considering making an approach to former Pakistan pace bowler Waqar Younis to become their new bowling coach.24 Aug 2006Arunava Das
McGrath targets 2009 AshesDespite the fact he will be nearly 40, Glenn McGrath still hopes to play in the 2009 Ashes.24 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
Top of the Table Ashes ClashThe 2006-07 Ashes series will be contested between the top two teams in the ICC Championship Table.23 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
Aussie camp to build teamworkShane Warne said that during the four day camp in Queensland being held currently that the aim is to work on comraderie and teamwork.23 Aug 2006Arunava Das
Watson may have secured No 6Shane Watson looks likely to fill the number six batting spot for the Ashes ahead of Michael Clarke and Andrew Symonds.23 Aug 2006James Nixon
McGrath & Hayden returnThe Australian squad for the one-day international tri-series tournament in Malaysia next month has been named.22 Aug 2006James Nixon
Chappell a Coaching Contender?Former captain added to the list of possible successors to Australian coach John Buchanan.20 Aug 2006Richard Edmunds
England Plan 'Shadow Squad'Holders England could send as many as 24 players to defend the Ashes this winter, providing cover for every possible injury.17 Aug 2006George Roberts
McGrath will get the new ballAustralian coach John Buchanan has said Glenn McGrath will take the new ball when the Ashes series starts in late November.17 Aug 2006James Nixon
Buchanan talks up Fletcher diaryAustralian coach John Buchanan has made Duncan Fletcher's 2005 Ashes diary mandatory reading ahead of the rematch this summer.16 Aug 2006Sean Fuller
Singapore Warm-Up ApprovedKuala Lumpur will host a tri-series next month involving Australia, India and the West Indies.16 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Moody & Nielsen the favouritesTim Nielsen and Tom Moody are starting to appear as clear favourites to take over from current coach John Buchanan when he retires.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
Lee: I'm faster and smarterBrett Lee has issued a warning to England ahead of the Ashes series saying he can bowl even faster and is now a smarter bowler.15 Aug 2006James Nixon
Dizzy: No chance for first TestJason Gillespie believes he will be axed from the squad selected for the first Ashes Test that starts in 100 days today.14 Aug 2006James Nixon
Panesar impresses AussiesMonty Panesar has impressed the Australian batsmen with captain Ricky Ponting saying they'll be looking to unsettle the young lad.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Lynette Waugh out of hospitalThe wife of former Australian captain Steve Waugh has been released from hospital after having life saving brain surgery.13 Aug 2006James Nixon
Gilchrist denies retirement talkExpected by many to retire after the 2007 World Cup, Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist has said he's keen to continue.12 Aug 2006James Nixon
South East Asia Series ScheduleAustralia will play the West Indies in the opening game of the South East Asia Tri-Series in Singapore and Malaysia next month.12 Aug 2006James Nixon
Vaughan confident despite injuryMichael Vaughan is confident that England can retain the Ashes this winter in Australia despite his knee injury.12 Aug 2006Harry Warwick
Warne Displeased at Aussie CampShane Warne has questioned the logic of Australia's training camp this month, which will disrupt his chase for the title with Hampshire11 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Aggression with a smileAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has dismissed claims that the Ashes was lost because they were too friendly with the English players.11 Aug 2006James Nixon
Border: Jones punished enoughFormer Australian captain and current selector Allan Border has asked the cricketing world not to turn their back on Dean Jones.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Australia 1 - England 2The Ashes will be played out between the two top teams in Test cricket following England's 167 run win over Pakistan in the third Test.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Jones apologises to Hashim AmlaFormer Australian cricketer Dean Jones has apologised to South African player Hashim Amla for calling him a terrorist.08 Aug 2006James Nixon
Australia 30-man squad namedThe Australian selectors have named a 30 man squad including many young stars for the Champions Trophy in India next month.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
Brain Surgery for Lynette WaughFormer Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh's wife suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and underwent emergency brain surgery on Friday.07 Aug 2006James Nixon
West Indies name East Asia squadThe West Indies Board have accepted the invitation from the Indian Cricket Board to play a tri-series in East Asia next month.05 Aug 2006James Nixon
McGrath up to his Usual Tricks!The Ashes must be around the corner - Glenn McGrath has been naming his bunnies ahead of the Australian summer.01 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
The "Pigeon" is backGlenn McGrath has taken his first step to getting back into the Australian side in bowling to Michael Clarke in Brisbane nets yesterday26 Jul 2006James Nixon
Thrilling Tie in CairnsThe second gripping match in the space of couple of days, has seen Australia A and Pakistan A fight out a tie, in their 50 over match.25 Jul 2006Archie Mac
McGrath set to prove his fitnessGlenn McGrath is to prove his fitness to the national selectors later this week with a spell of bowling at outdoor nets in Brisbane.25 Jul 2006James Nixon
Clock ticking for fit FreddieWith Andrew Flintoff out for the next 12 weeks, how does England get him match fit for the defence of the Ashes in November?23 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Match abandoned in wet eventThe match between a Queensland XI and Pakistan A in Cairns was abandoned due to continuous showers which made a result impossible.22 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Australia A in Complete ControlAustralia A finished day two in a commanding position, after declaring their first innings closed at 461-4 they have India 221-719 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Jaques dominates in CairnsAustralia A has began its Top End Series match against India A in stunning fashion, thanks to a huge Phil Jaques century.18 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Match ends in anticlimax drawAfter four days of see sawing fortunes, the match between Australia A and Pakistan A has ended in a draw.14 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Batsmen dominate in DarwinA century to Mohammad Hafeez has left Pakistan A in with a strong chance of forcing a draw against Australia A in the Top End Series.13 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Runs flow, honours evenShane Watson and Brad Haddin continued their attack on the Pakistan A bowlers this afternoon, but Pakistan A showed improvement today.12 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Honours To Australia AAustralia A rested the initiative from Pakistan A to finish the day 307/5.11 Jul 2006Archie Mac
McGrath doubt for CTAustralian fast bowler Glenn McGrath is unlikely to take part in this October's ICC Champions Trophy in India.10 Jul 2006Neil Pickup
Australia A win at lastAustralia A won its first match in the Top End series by beating New Zealand A by 16 runs in the second match of the Twenty20 double header in Darwin.09 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
India's spinners do the trickIndia A got home with 8 balls to spare in their Top End Series match against Australia, thanks largely to a late Australian collapse.08 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
New Zealand A win againNew Zealand A won against a NT Chief Minister's XI in Darwin. Once again, New Zealand laid the foundations with a solid opening stand.07 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
New Zealand A take easy winNew Zealand A thrashed an Australia A team that was brimming with international players in the first match of the Top End series.05 Jul 2006Michelle Hamberger
Strong Australia A team namedA strong Australia A team including five Test players has been named to play New Zealand A in the first match of the Top End Series.04 Jul 2006James Nixon
New ODI uniform for AustraliaCricket Australia have announced that the Australian cricket team will wear a new revolutionary one-day international uniform.04 Jul 2006James Nixon
India A wrap up easy winIndia A have disposed of a fighting Northern Territory XI in their match up in Darwin.02 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
India A Look The GoodsIndia A have put themselves in a strong position at stumps on day two, against the Northern Territory Chief Minister's XI.01 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Rugby star Johns to play for NSWAustralian Rugby League legend Andrew Johns will play two 20/20 matches for New South Wales this season, in a controversial stunt.29 Jun 2006Sean Fuller
Top End Series Kicks OffThe third Top End Series starts today in Darwin, and features A-teams from Australia, India, Pakistan and New Zealand.29 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Cricket Australia Foils ScalpersCricket Australia have cancelled up to 700 tickets in a bid to foil scalpers reselling Ashes tickets at inflated prices.21 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Shoulder checkup for WarneShane Warne will return to Australia temporarily next week to have his shoulder checked by surgeon Greg Hoy.20 Jun 2006James Nixon
Ashes Tickets Sell OutTickets for the forthcoming Ashes series again proved to be popular with Sydney, Adelaide and Perth Tests selling out in minutes.19 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Extra Ashes tickets on saleThe recent Ashes ticket fiasco has led to a small number of extra Ashes tickets going on general sale from this coming Monday.16 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Langer expected to join SomersetAustralia Test opener Justin Langer is expected join Somerset later this year on a short-term contract.07 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Ashes Ticket MeltdownAshes tickets went on sale today with sales outstripping demand leaving many members of the 'Australian Cricket Family' empty handed.01 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Symonds to have wrist surgeryAndrew Symonds will have minor surgery on his wrist on Wednesday after managing the injury throughout the Australian summer.30 May 2006James Nixon
Ashes tickets in hot demandOver 100,000 people have registered for tickets for the 2006-07 Ashes series in Australia, with day one tickets set to sell out fast.18 May 2006James Nixon
Cricket Aus. Remembers 1868 TourToday (Friday) is the 138th anniversary of the first Australian tour of England.11 May 2006Archie Mac
Langer to Retire?Justin Langer has spoken about his thoughts on his retirement and his desire to help Australia reclaim the Ashes.09 May 2006Michelle Hamberger
Warne "scandal" revealedAustralian superstar Shane Warne has been pictured with two models in a story by a British tabloid.08 May 2006Matt Pitt
April 2006: DizzySomewhere along the line in April 2006, a couple of games of International cricket went along entirely according to expectations.08 May 2006Neil Pickup
Speed to BurnTroy Cooley the new Australian speed coach believes there is plenty of speed depth in Australian cricket.08 May 2006Archie Mac
Aus in Bangladesh: Series ReviewWhile the results were as expected with Australia winning the test and ODI series, the way it happened was definitely not predictable.07 May 2006Michelle Hamberger
Australian A Team AnnouncedAustralia A will compete against sides from India, New Zealand and Pakistan, in a mixture of four day, one day and twenty/20 matches.04 May 2006Archie Mac
Warne 100% OutShane Warne has yet again denied rumours that he is planning a comeback to ODI cricket.01 May 2006Archie Mac
McGrath to ReturnGlenn McGrath has announced his intention to regain his Test and ODI place in the Australian line-ups.01 May 2006Archie Mac
Warne considers Cup returnLegendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is considering returning to ODI cricket ahead of next year's World Cup.30 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Aussies waltz to victoryThe Bangladeshi batsmen slumped to be dismissed for 124 as the Aussies took the series 3-0 with a nine wicket victory.28 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Australia clinch seriesBurnt out they may be, but there was still enough petrol in the tank for Australia to rack up yet another series win.26 Apr 2006Michelle Hamberger
Gilchrist A Class AboveAdam Gilchrist seemed to be playing on a different pitch as the rest of the Australian batsman struggled against a tenacious Bangladesh23 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Spinners ensure whitewashAustralia's spinners have grabbed the final six wickets on the fifth morning at Chittagong, condemning Bangladesh to an innings defeat.20 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Dizzy doubles as Aussies ruleJason Gillespie made a historic 201* on the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.19 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Dorey and Cosgrove called upBrett Dorey and Mark Cosgrove have been added to the Australian ODI squad in Bangladesh, replacing Damien Martyn and Stuart Clark.18 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Dizzy's DayAshes discard Jason Gillespie has scored his maiden Test century in another rain shortened day at Chittagong.18 Apr 2006Michelle Hamberger
Aussies dominate shortened dayThe Australians dominated a rain-shortened second day in the second Test against Bangladesh at Chittagong.17 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Ponting FinedAustralian captain Ricky Ponting has been fined 25% of his match fee for dissent, by Match Referee Jeff Crowe.17 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Aussies In ChargeThe Australians found their winning recipe on the opening day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh.16 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Australia may change sideCaptain Ricky Ponting has hinted there may be changes to the line-up for tomorrow's second Test.14 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
From None to Too ManyCricket Web lists the arguments for and against Australia's pacemen vying for a cap against Bangladesh.14 Apr 2006Nick Hancock
Ponting leads Australia homeA fantastic, fighting century by Ricky Ponting has led Australia to a three wicket victory in the first test against Bangladesh.13 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Brave BangladeshAn extremely close run out decision, which saw Matthew Hayden dismissed for 72, inspired a brave Bangladesh to keep their dreams alive12 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Australia bolster test squadNathan Bracken and Dan Cullen are to head to Bangladesh slightly earlier than expected.11 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
Cricket Web World Cup LaddersIt may be a year away, but the mere anticipation of the ICC World Cup has every international team scrambling and plotting.11 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Bangladesh hold the edgeThe Bangladeshis just hold the edge at the close of play on the third day of the first Test against Australia. 11 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Bangladesh stun AustraliaA superb performance by Bangladesh with both bat and ball left Australia in tatters at 145-6, still 282 runs behind.10 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Bangladesh In Box SeatIn Bangladesh David has Goliath on his knees, thanks to a magnificent century from Shahriar Nafees, which left the home side 355/509 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Symonds OutAll-rounder Andrew Symonds has been dropped from the Australian side to play the first Test against Bangladesh.08 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Aus in Ban - Series PreviewAustralia tour Bangladesh as a test nation for the first time. What is the history between the teams? Who are the players to watch?08 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Hilditch New Head SelectorCricket Australia has announced that Andrew Hilditch has been appointed the chairman of the National Selection Panel.07 Apr 2006Sean Bennett
Doctors: Langer risks deathJustin Langer's life is at risk if he receives another heavy blow to the head, Cricket Australia's medical officer has said.06 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Australia in SA - Series ReviewA tour that began with a promising South African win ended with Australia whitewashing the hosts in the Tests.05 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Australia clinch a thrillerAustralia's tail has carried them to a two wicket victory in the final test against South Africa, completing a series whitewash.04 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
Injuries hit Australia hardJustin Langer, Shaun Tait and Michael Kasprowicz will return home after sustaining injuries during the South Africa Test series.04 Apr 2006James Nixon
Tait ruled out of BangladeshAustralian fast bowler Shaun Tait has been ruled out of his side's tour of Bangladesh with a back injury.03 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Stage set for a thrillerThe third Test is set for a thrilling conclusion after Australia ended day four on 248-6 chasing 292 for victory.03 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Selector to QuitTrevor Hohns has announced his decision to step down as a national selector. He has sited business reasons for his decision.03 Apr 2006Archie Mac
Boucher holds Australia backA fighting half-century to Mark Boucher late on the third day has left the Wanderers test evenly poised heading into the final days.02 Apr 2006Sean Fuller
ICC CT Groups announcedThe groups for the ICC Champions Trophy have been announced by Ehsan Mani in a conference in Goa.02 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Ntini grabs fiveMakhaya Ntini took five wickets to put South Africa in a strong position at stumps on the 2nd day of the 3rd Test.01 Apr 2006Arunava Das
Prince PerformsA defiant Ashwell Prince has kept South Africa well in the third and final Test. Prince finished 79 not out in a team total of 238/6.31 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Smith out, Kallis to captainGraeme Smith has been ruled out of the third Test against Australia, and Jacques Kallis will replace him as captain.30 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Ponting & Australia take chargeRicky Ponting has surged to one of the highest individual ratings of all-time while Australia continues to dominate ODI & Test cricket.29 Mar 2006James Nixon
Cullen for AustraliaOffspinner Dan Cullen has been included in the one-day squad to tour Bangladesh in April. He replaces Mick Lewis.29 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Warne, Boucher define a classicA brilliant final day from Shane Warne has clinched victory for Australia in the second test at Kingsmead, despite Boucher's heroics.28 Mar 2006Sean Fuller
Aussies in controlRicky Ponting strode to his 30th Test hundred and 2nd of the match to leave the Aussies in the box seat in Durban.27 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Lethal Lee leads AussiesA speed blitz by paceman Brett Lee has swung what was an even contest at the start of day two, dramatically Australia's way.26 Mar 2006Archie Mac
All Even at DurbanAn impressive fightback by Jacques Kallis left the game evenly poised at Durban.25 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Ponting Scores TonDropped catches missed run outs and a hard fought hundred by Australian captain Ricky Ponting has put the visitors in a strong position24 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Australia keep same sideAustralia have named an unchanged side for the second Test against South Africa, which starts on Friday.23 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Aussies in CanterThe Australian cricket team once again demonstrated why they are the No. 1 team in world cricket, with an emphatic seven wicket victory18 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Australia On TopThe Australians ended the second day of the first Test on top as they took a 103 run lead.17 Mar 2006Arunava Das
Clark Crushes South AfricaTest debutant Stuart Clark has scythed through the cream of South African batting to claim 5-55, and help bowl SA out for 205.16 Mar 2006Archie Mac
The Greatest ODIAustralia bludgeoned a world-record 434-4 against South Africa in the ODI series decider at the Wanderers - and lost.12 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
South African trio recalledNicky Boje, Andrew Hall and Boeta Dippenaar have been recalled to the South African Test team for the series against Australia.12 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Aussies Win ThrillerAustralia have won the 4th ODI against South Africa by just one wicket, and as a result the teams go into the 5th match 2 all.10 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Kallis and Symonds returnJacques Kallis and Andrew Symonds will both return from injury in time for the 4th ODI between South Africa and Australia on Friday.09 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Australia ring surprise changesIn a major reshuffle of the test lineup, Australia has recalled several formerly axed players for the series against South Africa.07 Mar 2006Sean Fuller
Lee Keeps Series AliveAfter the embarrassment of the second ODI, Australia bounced back in the third with a 24-run win to keep the 5-match series alive.06 Mar 2006Richard Edmunds
Pollock tops ODI RankingsShaun Pollock leads the bowler and all-rounder categories in the latest ODI rankings released by the ICC.06 Mar 2006James Nixon
Makhaya MassacreNtini Makhaya has destroyed Australia in the second ODI match at Cape Town by claiming the great figures of 6/22.03 Mar 2006Archie Mac
Jack McNamara InterviewCricket Web forum member Jack McNamara was part of the Australian Under 19 squad at the World Cup. Here, he talks to Pratyush Khaitan.02 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Ponting/Symonds out of 2nd ODICaptain Ricky Ponting and Andrew Symonds will not be fit in time for the second One Day International against South Africa.02 Mar 2006Liam Camps
McGrath to miss entire SA tourHaving already been ruled out of the ODI series, Glenn McGrath will now miss the entire tour to stay with his wife.28 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Australasia Confirm Bid for 2011Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket announced on Tuesday that they have submitted a joint bid to host the 2011 Cricket World Cup.28 Feb 2006Matt Currie
Australian Injuries PersistRicky Ponting is in doubt for the second one-day international against South Africa with his continued stomach injury.27 Feb 2006James Nixon
South Africa surge to victoryGraeme Smith led his team to a comfortable victory against Australia in the 1st ODI at SuperSport Park in Centurion.26 Feb 2006Arunava Das
Smith spearheads SA successSouth Africa launched their summer series against Australia with a thrilling two-run win in tonight's Pro20 game in Johannesburg24 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Pollock returns and Kemp restedShaun Pollock will return to the South African team to contest the Twenty20 international against Australia on Friday.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Australia in SA - PreviewSouth Africa have a point to prove after an unsuccessful and injury-plagued tour of Australia.20 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Gilchrist Stars in Easy WinAdam Gilchrist's 67-ball hundred guided Australia to a nine-wicket win in the VB Series decider in Brisbane tonight.14 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
McGrath opts out and Watson backShane Watson returns, as McGrath, Dorey, Hopes and Jaques miss out on spots in Australian One Day International team for South Africa.14 Feb 2006Liam Camps
McGrath in doubt for SAF tourGlenn McGrath is in doubt for Australia's one-day leg of their South Africa tour which gets under way later this month.13 Feb 2006James Nixon
Aussies crush Sri LankansA recharged Australian outfit took the 2nd VB Series final in emphatic fashion.12 Feb 2006Arunava Das
Dilshan Amazing in Upset WinSri Lanka lead 1-0 in the VB Series Finals after a surprising 22-run win over Australia in Adelaide tonight.10 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Australia unchanged for finalRicky Ponting announced today that Australia will select the same team that played South Africa on Sunday in the VB series final.09 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Buchanan to retire about 2007 WCAustralian coach John Buchanan has announced that he will retire after the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies. 06 Feb 2006James Nixon
Ponting wins AB MedalAustralian captain, Ricky Ponting, has won the Allan Border Medal for the second time in three years.06 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Michael Lewis in for McGrathMichael Lewis has been named in the Australian VB Series squad in place of Glenn McGrath for the upcoming Finals series.06 Feb 2006James Nixon
McGrath to miss VB Series FinalsGlenn McGrath will miss the VB Series Finals to spend time with his wife after her recurrence of cancer.05 Feb 2006James Nixon
Gilchrist Assault sets up WinAn Adam Gilchrist assault set up the foundations for a comfortable Australian victory over the South Africans.05 Feb 2006Dave Watt
Cooper ton powers Aussie ColtsThe first century of the Under 19 World Cup was the springboard for a comprehensive Australian victory against South Africa05 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
McGrath Declares AvailabilityGlenn McGrath has declared he is keen to play, despite his wife's recent cancer setback.04 Feb 2006Dave Watt
Lee Rips Through South AfricansBrett Lee put an end to South Africa's hopes of chasing 282 with a four wicket bag, guiding Australia to an 80-run win at Telstra Dome.03 Feb 2006Richard Edmunds
Ponting Returns; Lee RestedRicky Ponting has returned to the Australian one-day squad while Brett Lee is rested for the South Africa VB Series ODI on Friday.02 Feb 2006James Nixon
McGrath Ruled Out At Last MinuteGlenn McGrath has withdrawn from today's VB Series match against South Africa.02 Feb 2006James Nixon
Warne Confirms No ODI ReturnShane Warne has confirmed that he won't make a return to ODIs for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.01 Feb 2006James Nixon
South Africa threaten boycottSouth Africa have threatened to boycott Australia in future, after racial abuse during their recent series.30 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Australia thrash Sri LankaAustralia have beaten Sri Lanka by six wickets in the ninth match of the VB Series thanks to the return to form of Adam Gilchrist.29 Jan 2006James Nixon
Ponting Rested; Bracken OutRicky Ponting has been rested again and will miss Australia's VB Series match Sri Lanka on Sunday.27 Jan 2006James Nixon
Aussies close in on finalsSri Lanka gave them a scare but the world champion Australians are a step closer to the VB series finals after victory in Adelaide.26 Jan 2006Edward Jackson
Gilchrist fined for dissentAdam Gilchrist has been fined 40% of his match fee after showing dissent towards a run-out decision.25 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Sri Lanka make it two in a rowLed by a devastating century from Sanath Jayasuria, Sri Lanka have cruised to their second win in the VB Series, beating Australia.22 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Ponting Rested; Hodge InBrad Hodge has called into the Australian squad for Ricky Ponting as he is being rested for the next VB Series match against Sri Lanka.22 Jan 2006James Nixon
South Africa no match for LeeBrett Lee has single handily destroyed South Africa with a career best bowling performance of five wickets for 22 runs.21 Jan 2006James Nixon
WICB postpones Australia seriesThe ICC's Future Tours Programme suffered further as the WICB indefinitely postponed the home series against Australia next year.19 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Katich Injured; Jaques Comes InSimon Katich has been ruled out of the VB Series match tomorrow with a groin injury and has been replaced by Phil Jacques.18 Jan 2006James Nixon
Australasian World Cup BidAustralia and New Zealand will have a joint bid to host the 2011 World Cup.17 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Gilchrist rested; Haddin inFollowing a disastrous performance in Australia's VB Series defeat to South Africa, Adam Gilchrist has been rested for two matches.16 Jan 2006Liam Camps
South Africa Shock AustraliaThe Proteas have staged a major upset by defeating Australia by five wickets in their day/nighter ODI at the Gabba.15 Jan 2006Archie Mac
Australia far too goodAustralia have recorded a strong win against Sri Lanka to kick off the 2006 VB Series, in a match that was rarely any sort of contest.13 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Nel to miss 3-4 weeks injuredKey South African player, Andre Nel has been forced out of the upcoming VB series through injury.12 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Australia full strength for SLAustralia have recalled Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath to action, as they prepare to face Sri Lanka in the VB Series opener.12 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Victorians destroy Sri LankaThe Victorian Bushrangers, led by fringe paceman Allan Wise, destroyed the Sri Lankans at the Central Reserve.11 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Proteas discard of QueenslandGarnett Kruger continued in his good form in Australia, as he and Shaun Pollock shared 6 wickets in victory by 94 runs over Queensland.10 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Aussies rout South AfricansThe first ever international Twenty20 clash in Australia ended with a massive 95 run win for the Aussies at the Gabba.09 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Australia in 2005The Ashes may have gone, and they have been finally outmuscled by England, but the Australians are still the team to beat.09 Jan 2006George Roberts
VB Series 2006 PreviewThe 2006 triangular VB Series tournament featuring Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa, kicks off this Friday.08 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Shane Warne would quit for kidsShane Warne has announced that he will quit cricket if his children struggle to deal with his pending divorce from wife Simone.07 Jan 2006James Nixon
Ponting leads Australia homeA glorious unbeaten century to Ricky Ponting has led Australia to a comfortable victory in their last day chase at the SCG.06 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Australia Announce VB SquadAustralia have called up uncapped seamer Brett Dorey, batsman Damien Martyn and all-rounder James Hopes into their VB Series Squad06 Jan 2006George Roberts
Smith defiantGraeme Smith, the losing South African captain, is plotting revenge on the Australians on their return to South Africa in March.06 Jan 2006Harry Warwick
Ponting Plays a TonIs Ricky Ponting the best Australian batsman since Sir Don Bradman? We analyse Ponting reaching the 100 Test mark.05 Jan 2006Archie Mac
McGrath called for dissentGlenn McGrath has been officially reprimanded for his onfield behaviour during the fourth day's play of the current Test match.05 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Australia fight backAustralia have fought back in the third test against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground.04 Jan 2006James Nixon
South Africa Slow but SureSouth Africa are in a tremendous position at the end of day two in the third and final Test, after declaring and reducing Aust. to 54/303 Jan 2006Archie Mac
Martyn returns for Twenty20Damien Martyn has been selected for the Twenty20 international against South Africa early next week while many big names are rested.03 Jan 2006James Nixon
South Africa in controlFighting knocks by Ashwell Prince and Jacques Kallis put South Africa in control on the first evening of the 3rd Test against Australia02 Jan 2006Arunava Das
Player of the Year - 20052005 was a remarkable year of cricket, with many individual performances that will be remembered a long time, but one man stood out.01 Jan 2006Sean Fuller
Langer in, Ntini outJustin Langer has been included in the squad for the third test against SAF, while Makhaya Ntini has been ruled out with injury.31 Dec 2005James Nixon
Johan Botha seems set for debutAllrounder Johan Botha, 23, seems set to make his Test debut against Australia next week Monday.30 Dec 2005Liam Camps
Australia On TopAustralia put on the knuckle-dusters in what began as a pitched-battle between a side eager to dominate and a group of scrappers29 Dec 2005Corey Taylor
Aussies wrap it upAustralia wrapped up the 2nd Test against South Africa with little difficulty on the fifth day at Melbourne.29 Dec 2005Arunava Das
Even at The G After Two DaysHe may be new to Test cricket, but Mike Hussey is fast becoming the "go to man" of Australian cricket. after a murderous 122 at the G27 Dec 2005Archie Mac
Ponting and NelAndre Nel has led a South African revival late on the first day of the Boxing Day test, after Ricky Ponting put Australia on top early.26 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Packer passes away at 68Australian tycoon Kerry Packer, the man behind 1977's World Series Cricket Revolution, died in his sleep aged 68 at his Sydney home.26 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Jaques in for second TestPhil Jaques became the latest new face in the Australian Test team, replacing Justin Langer for the second Test in Melbourne.20 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Rudolf denies AustraliansSouth Africa has saved the first Test in Perth after a stoic century by Jacques Rudolf earnt the Proteas a draw on the final day.20 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Racial Abuse during WACA TestDuring the first test between Australia and South Africa, some spectators racially abused several South African players.20 Dec 2005James Nixon
Sublime Hodge dominatesA wonderful debut double-century for Brad Hodge has put Australia in an unassailable position heading into the final day at the WACA.19 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Langer out of second TestJustin Langer has been ruled out of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa, after suffering from a hamstring injury.19 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Aussies push toward big leadA day dictated by Australia's batsmen has seen the home side take their 2nd innings lead to 272 runs over South Africa.18 Dec 2005Alex Feeney
Chappell-Hadlee series in NZThe 2006-2007 Chappell-Hadlee series will once again be played in New Zealand.18 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Level peggingAustralia and South Africa finished the 2nd day of the first Test with scores level, Australia had lost one wicket in their second dig17 Dec 2005Archie Mac
ECB Interested in LilleeDennis Lillee is among the leading contenders for the vacant ECB Bowling Coach job following Troy Cooley's departure earlier this week17 Dec 2005George Roberts
Fiery Ntini wrecks AustraliaA fiery spell by Makhaya Ntini allowed the South Africans to take the initiative at the end of the first days play at Perth.16 Dec 2005Arunava Das
Australia confirm Ashes scheduleCricket Australia has released its schedule for the much anticipated Ashes series at the end of 2006, with New Zealand to also visit.14 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Rudolph stars in drawA double-century from South African batsman Jacques Rudolph was the highlight as South Africa's tour match against the WA XI was drawn.13 Dec 2005Adam Collins
NZ invited to Tri-SeriesNew Zealand are all but confirmed to participate in next years tri-series in Australia.13 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Cooley to coach AustraliaEngland's bowling coach, Troy Cooley, has announced he will leave England in May, to lead Australia's fast bowling training program.12 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Plenty of Positives despite LossAlthough the series was lost 2-1, New Zealand can be proud of their performance against the world champions.11 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Warne wins overseas personalityShane Warne has been announced as the BBC's overseas sports personality of the year following his recent achievements.11 Dec 2005Harry Warwick
SA V WA XI: Day 1A 1st day hampered by poor conditions has seen SA take a slight advantage over WA, who trail the tourists by 266 runs.11 Dec 2005Alex Feeney
Paceman pleased with debutAustralian Mitchell Johnson certainly won't be forgetting his debut in Saturday's remarkable one-dayer against New Zealand soon.11 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
NZ Score Record-Breaking WinNew Zealand have made up for the heartbreak of Wednesday with a record-breaking chase to win the 3rd ODI in Christchurch.10 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Clark in, Clarke still outStuart Clark was a surprise selection for Friday's Test with South Africa, but Michael Clarke's form reversal hasn't earned a recall.10 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
New guard looking goodIt was a new-look Australian team which won the Chappell-Hadlee series and most of the new recruits showed how vital depth can be.10 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
South Africa in AustraliaSouth Africa arrive in Australia for a three test series for the first time in four years, and both sides have a lot to prove.10 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Vettori retains captaincyDaniel Vettori will captain New Zealand despite the return of Stephen Fleming for the final Chappell-Hadlee match.09 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Gibbs and Kruger starHerschelle Gibbs put in a dominant performance as South Africa easily accounted for the Chairman's XI in a light-hearted tour match.09 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
Qld rookie to replace LeeQueensland quick Mitchell Johnson has been named as a surprise replacement for Brett Lee for the third Chappell-Hadlee one-day match.08 Dec 2005Edward Jackson
Bond out and Clarke doubtfulShane Bond's ongoing hamstring problem will keep him out of Christchurch's 3rd ODI, while Michael Clarke is doubtful.08 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
NZ Fall Just ShortNew Zealand suffer a two run loss after two last over run outs chasing an unlikely 323 for victory in an unforgettable match.07 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Lee to Return HomeAustralian fast bowler Brett Lee will return home from the tour to New Zealand following breathing problems07 Dec 2005George Roberts
South Africa fall apartSouth Africa's tour of Australia has began poorly, with the touring side slumping to an innings loss against Western Australia.07 Dec 2005Sean Fuller
WA v South Africa: Day OneSouth Africa struggled on day one against Western Australia, while Jaques Kallis is an injury doubt following an elbow tendon problem05 Dec 2005George Roberts
Crowd problems at Eden ParkThe behaviour of some on the infamous terraces during yesterday's match has been described as among the worst ever seen at Eden Park.04 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
NZ crash to humiliating defeatAustralia has put in a complete performance to win the first Chappell-Hadlee one-dayer by 147 runs.03 Dec 2005Andrew Marmont
Cairns and Oram to playChris Cairns and Jacob Oram will be fit to play against Australia in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.30 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Hayden ensures whitewashAustralia reached the moderate victory target with minimal difficulty on the final day in Adelaide, completing a series sweep.29 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
The rebuild starts hereAfter a disappointing Ashes series, it was a new look Australia which took apart the West Indies over three Tests. Is it a new start?29 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Mission Incomplete : WI in AusNo one expected glory from this bunch of West Indians. At best, the goal was to avoid a whitewash and retain some pride.29 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Australia close in on 3-0Dwayne Bravo played defiant knock overshadowed only by the fierce spin of Warne and generally poor umpiring, as we head to day five.28 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Warne reported for dissentChampion legspinner, Shane Warne has been charged with dissent shown during the ongoing third Test match against the West Indies.28 Nov 2005Liam Camps
A tough ask without FlemingWe preview the highly anticipated Chappell-Hadlee series held in New Zealand for the first time.26 Nov 2005Andrew Marmont
World Record To LaraSuperb, sensational, superlative, just some of the apt descriptions of the innings of Brian Lara 226, outof the West Indies 40526 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Kemp in test squadSouth Africa have announced their test squad for the series against Australia, and have included allrounder Justin Kemp.26 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Aussies in Adelaide arm wrestleAustralia has just about taken the points in an intriguing and tense third day against the West Indies at the Adelaide Oval.26 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Brilliant Brian defies AustraliaA stunning assault on Australia's bowlers by Brian Lara in the later stages of day 1 has left the third test evenly poised.25 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Fleming out of first two ODIsNew Zealand's inspirational leader, Stephen Fleming will miss the first two ODI matches of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.24 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Gayle recovering from heart op.Chris Gayle, the left handed West Indian opening batsman, has undergone successful heart surgery in Melbourne.23 Nov 2005Harry Warwick
Injured Samuels returns homeBatsman Marlon Samuels has been forced home from the West Indies tour of Australia with a recurrence of his knee ailment.22 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Aussies launch Twenty20Cricket Australia has begun the build up to its first international Twenty20 match with a shoot out between two former internationals.21 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Watson begins road backAustralian allrounder Shane Watson is remaining positive as he begins his come back from a serious shoulder injury.21 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Brilliant Bravo restores prideDwayne Bravo struck his second Test match hundred, as he and Denesh Ramdin fought back from despair, to force Australia to bat again.20 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Clarke dropped for third TestAustralian selectors have once again swung the axe with batsman Michael Clarke dropped from the squad for the third West Indies Test.20 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Australia cruise homeAustralia have coasted to a 9 wicket win and an unassailable lead in the Frank Worrell Trophy, losing just one wicket in the run chase.20 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Australia well on topDespite a strong comeback in the field by the West Indies on the third day, Australia look likely winners of the second test.19 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Australia Dominate Day 2If this were a boxing contest the West Indies corner would have already thrown in the towel18 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Windies Test a false dawn?After the doubts raised by the Ashes series, Australia has surged back into form but is inferior opposition papering over the cracks?18 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
Windies crumble on day oneWest Indian woes continued, as they squandered first use of an excellent batting surface to be dismissed for 149 on day one at Hobart17 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Hodge a chance at number fourLikely debutant Brad Hodge may begin his test career later in the week batting at number four, according to Ricky Ponting.15 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Hopes high on recoveryQueensland and Australian all-rounder James Hopes is hoping to still be selected for the tour of New Zealand despite a shoulder injury.14 Nov 2005Edward Jackson
West Indies limp to drawDespite resistance from captain Chanderpaul, the West Indies failed to find any form in their drawn match against Victoria13 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Victoria continue to dominate WIDavid Hussey registered his 16th First Class hundred, as Victoria continued to dominate the tour match against the West Indians.12 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Hodge dominates opening dayFringe Australian batsman Brad Hodge has sent a message to the Australian selectors with a dominant century against the West Indies.11 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Katich dumped for SymondsSimon Katich has been dropped from the 12-man lineup named for the second test against the West Indies starting next week in Hobart.10 Nov 2005James Nixon
Shane Warne back as Number 1Shane Warne has returned to the top of test bowling ratings for the first time in 10 years.08 Nov 2005James Nixon
Langer out againJustin Langer will miss next week's test at Hobart with the rib injury that kept him out of the First Test.08 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Watson sidelined for two monthsAustralian allrounder, Shane Watson will be sidelined for two months, as he undergoes surgery on his dislocated left shoulder.07 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Windies humiliated by 379 runsThe West Indies crumbled to embarrassing defeat in the first Test against Australia, as Brett Lee and Nathan Bracken did the damage.06 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Ponting and Hayden dominateRicky Ponting, Matthew Hayden and Shane Warne have taken the first test beyond the reach of the West Indies, with an awesome third day.05 Nov 2005Sean Fuller
Australia take control on Day 2A fast bowling exhibition from Glenn McGrath has left the West Indies with an up hill battle at the end of the second days play.04 Nov 2005Archie Mac
Ponting's ton lifts AustraliaA brilliant hundred from captain Ricky Ponting helped Australia recover from 111/4 to 340/7 at stumps on day one of the first Test.03 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Hussey called upMike Hussey has been called up as cover for injured batsman Justin Langer.31 Oct 2005Tom Bowman
Samuels snares 5 in drawn matchWest Indian Marlon Samuels capped off a fantastic match with bat and ball, but could not prevent Queensland from attaining a draw.30 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Touch and Go for LangerDespite Langer's willingness to play in the first test match,he will only be selected if he is adjudged fit by Australian medical staff30 Oct 2005Tom Bowman
Whinging Ponting blames BowdenRicky Ponting has blamed umpire Billy Bowden for the recent Ashes series loss.30 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Langer doubt for the GabbaAustralian opener Justin Langer is a doubt for Australia ahead of the first Test match against the West Indies in Brisbane on Thursday29 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Australia's U19 Tour of IndiaJack McNamara brings to you his experiences on Australia's recent Under 19 tour of India.29 Oct 2005Jack McNamara
Samuels flays QueenslandWest Indian fringe batsman Marlon Samuels destroyed a Queensland attack that is strong on paper in a remarkable third day.29 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Smith leads Windies chargeThe West Indian batsmen dominated a rain-shortened day at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane, as they reached stumps at 252/3.28 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Wavell Hinds to miss 1st TestWavell Hinds has been ruled out of the first Test match against Australia.27 Oct 2005Liam Camps
QLD RecoverQueensland made a good recovery in their four day match against the West Indians. After slumping early they eventually made 32327 Oct 2005Archie Mac
WI in Australia - PreviewShivnarine Chanderpaul's team of perennial underachievers will face the World Champions on their home turf and hungry for victory.26 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Hodge makes way for BrackenNathan Bracken has been named in the Australian squad for the first test against the West Indies ahead of batsman Brad Hodge.26 Oct 2005James Nixon
Lara- the most dangerous batsmanBrian Lara has been voted the most dangerous batsman and Andrew Flintoff the most dangerous bowler by Australian cricketers.23 Oct 2005James Nixon
ICC World XI Spun OutAustralia wrapped up the Super Test by 210 runs, before tea on the fourth day.17 Oct 2005Archie Mac
World XI still aliveA brilliant spell of bowling by Muttiah Muralitharan and Andrew Flintoff on the third afternoon has kept the Super Test alive.16 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Spinners put Australia on topA brilliant display of spin bowling by Shane Warne and Stuart MacGill has put Australia well on top on the second day of the Super Test15 Oct 2005Richard Edmunds
Buchanan to remain until 2007John Buchanan has had his contract extended until the 2007 World Cup after convincing himself that he has a future in the role.14 Oct 2005James Nixon
Honours even after first dayA Matthew Hayden century and an unbeaten 94 from Adam Gilchrist have lifted Australia to 331 for 6 in the Super Test on day one.14 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Spin Twins for Super TestStuart MacGill looks set to partner Shane Warne in the Super Test starting later today.13 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Gilchrist questions selectionAdam Gilchrist has questioned the inclusion of South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, believing Kumar Sangakkara deserves his spot.11 Oct 2005Andrew Marmont
Sep 05: On and off the fieldNow, I've got a choice of another heinously weak "Lucky Dippenaar"-style headline and player pick, or a left-field selection...10 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Watson leads whitewashA superb all-round performance from Shane Watson has led Australia to a third straight Super Series victory and a remarkable whitewash.09 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Australian Changes for Final ODIKevin Pietersen and Simon Katich are both expected to miss the third and final Super Series ODI.08 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Australia clinch seriesAustralia has beaten the World XI by 55 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the series in a relatively comfortable victory.07 Oct 2005Corey Taylor
Clark in for McGrathStuart Clark is set to make his One Day International debut for Australia, as McGrath will be rested for game two of the Super Series.06 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Australia take out 1st ODIAustralia has accounted for the star-studded World XI in the opening match of the Super Series, thanks to a strong bowling display.05 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Lara/Sarwan/Gayle return for WIA full-strength West Indies team will head to Australia, as a 15-man squad was named containing the big names of Caribbean cricket.05 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Super Series PreviewWhat is at stake in the Super Series? What are the teams playing for, why will people be watching, and how do the teams shape up?04 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Hogg and Tait miss Super SeriesAustralian bowlers Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait are to miss the upcoming ICC Super Series, due to injury.03 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
World XI score narrow victoryThe ICC World XI have taken a win in their only warm-up match before the Super Series begins, but Victoria pushed them all the way.02 Oct 2005Sean Fuller
Martyn to Open?Adam Gilchrist has suggested Damien Martyn would make an ideal opening partner, for the upcoming ODI series against the World XI.02 Oct 2005Archie Mac
Stuart MacGill Speaks OutAfter being named in the Australian 13 man test squad for the up-coming Super Series, Stuart MacGill has spoken out about The Ashes.26 Sep 2005Archie Mac
Umpires named for Super SeriesThe umpires have been named to officiate in next month's inaugural Super Series in Australia.23 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
Shock omissions from AustraliaThe Australian squad for the Super Series has been announced, and with it the shock omissions of several senior members of the team.20 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
300 Club; Welcome GillyDuring perhaps the greatest Ashes series not many people noticed that Adam Gilchrist has become member number four of the 300 club18 Sep 2005Archie Mac
Freddie among ICC award nomineesThe ICC has announced the nominations for its four major awards, with the winners to be announced on October 11th in Sydney.15 Sep 2005Liam Camps
Ashes Review - AustraliaIn Australia's Ashes, how did the players fare? Who were the heroes, the villains, and who might never get the chance for redemption?15 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
England reclaim the AshesKevin Pietersen's ebullient final-day century proved enough for England to thwart Australiaand secure a series-clinching Oval draw12 Sep 2005Neil Pickup
Weather aids England's questAnother top bowling performance by Andrew Flintoff, ably assisted by Matthew Hoggard, put one English hand on the precious urn today.11 Sep 2005Eddie Sanders
Aus build commanding positionFine centuries from Justin Langer and Matthew Hayden dominated the rain-affected third day of the final Ashes test.10 Sep 2005David Lewis
Australia consolidateAustralia have put in a solid performance on a shortened second day at The Oval, and remain slightly ahead.09 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
Warne and Strauss own day oneDespite a good start from England and a century to Andrew Strauss, Shane Warne has kept Australia in a strong position in the 5th test.08 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
McGrath fit for OvalAustralian pace bowler Glenn McGrath has been passed fit for the 5th and final Ashes test at The Oval07 Sep 2005Alex Crampton
Jones ruled outEngland surprise packet Simon Jones has devastated Australia this Ashes series, but he will be missing from the final test lineup.06 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
August 2005: Freddie & ShaneWe're four fifths through the greatest series of my lifetime, if not of all time, turning cricketing cynics into converts of the game.05 Sep 2005Neil Pickup
England announce 5th test squadEngland have included fast bowler James Anderson and all rounder Paul Collingwood for the final Ashes test at The Oval.04 Sep 2005Alex Crampton
Hayden in the runs at ChelmsfordMatthew Hayden and Brad Hodge both scored hundreds as Australia drew their tour match against Essex04 Sep 2005Alex Crampton
Australia Cooked at ChelmsfordA blistering double hundred from former England Under 19 captain Alistair Cook compounded Australian worries ahead of the final Test03 Sep 2005Neil Pickup
Farewell Sir RichieThe omnipresence of Richie Benaud on the TV screens of British Cricket lovers will come to end at the completion of the 5th Ashes Test.03 Sep 2005Archie Mac
Watson keeps himself in the mixShane Watson has struck a timely double century for Hampshire to keep himself in the running for a test spot at The Oval.02 Sep 2005Sean Fuller
S. Jones likely to play 5th TestGlamorgan and England fast bowler, Simon Jones is now increasingly likely to play in the crucial fifth Ashes Test next week.02 Sep 2005Liam Camps
England stumble over the lineEngland have scraped to a three wicket victory in another thrilling Ashes test at Trent Bridge, despite some heroics from Shane Warne.28 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
England 'Urn' Right to Box SeatA sensational bowling performance by Simon Jones bowled England into a commanding position in the 4th Ashes Test at Trent Bridge today.27 Aug 2005Eddie Sanders
England crush AustraliaEngland have dominated the second day of the fourth test at Trent Bridge, and look set to take a 2-1 lead in the series.26 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
McGrath to miss outAustralia have recieved a blow ahead of the fourth test at Trent Bridge, as veteran seamer Glenn McGrath has been declared unfit.25 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Aus shade first dayA fiery debut from Shaun Tait and a rare scalp for Ricky Ponting gave Australia a slight edge on the first day of the crucial 4th test25 Aug 2005David Lewis
McGrath in doubt againGlenn McGrath has suffered another injury scare ahead of the fourth test at Trent Bridge, while speedster Shaun Tait looks set to play.24 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Final Super Series squads namedThe ICC selection panel has released their final squads for the Super Series against Australia later this year.23 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
The Ashes So FarIn this article, the Ashes series currently being played is dissected and analysed to determine who has played well and who will win.22 Aug 2005Corey Taylor
Tait to miss out?Justin Langer has hinted that Australia will start the 4th Ashes Test with a steady containing bowler to replace Jason Gillespie.22 Aug 2005Archie Mac
Tait stakes claim for test placeThe second day of Australia's match against Northants was dominated by an aggressive performance by Shaun Tait.21 Aug 2005David Lewis
Hayden finds form at lastA partnership of 206 between Matthew Hayden and Michael Clarke signalled a return to form for the pair against Northamptonshire today.20 Aug 2005Eddie Sanders
Scotland v Australia Washed OutAustralia's One Day International against Scotland at the Citylets Grange in Edinburgh has been washed out due to persistent rain. 18 Aug 2005James Nixon
Ponting leads Aus to safetyRicky Ponting's magnificent 156 helped the Australians save the third test, despite another heroic performance from Andrew Flintoff.15 Aug 2005David Lewis
Australia set 423 to winA five-wicket haul by Glenn McGrath was Australia's only positive as England, for whom Strauss scored 106, took command at Old Trafford14 Aug 2005Eddie Sanders
Warne leads Aussies despite rainJust fourteen overs of play were possible on a rain-ravaged third day of the Third Test between England and Australia at Old Trafford13 Aug 2005Neil Pickup
England turn the screwEngland have dominated the later stages of the second day at Old Trafford, to take a firm grip on the important third test.12 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Lee and McGrath both a chanceAustralian opening bowlers Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath have both recovered well from injury troubles, and may yet play at Old Trafford.11 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
McGrath and Lee to playGlenn McGrath has stunningly been declared fit to play in the third test at Old Trafford, and he and Lee have both been selected.11 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Superb Vaughan hits 166A majestic innings of 166 from Michael Vaughan put England on top, before a late flury of wickets brought Australia back into the game.11 Aug 2005David Lewis
Brett Lee in Doubt for 3rd TestBrett Lee has been admitted to hospital after experiencing problems with his left knee and is only a 50/50 chance for the third test.09 Aug 2005James Nixon
Shock callup for Clark29-year-old New South Wales seam bowler Stuart Clark has been called up to the Australian squad for the Third Test at Old Trafford09 Aug 2005Neil Pickup
England scrape home in thrillerSteve Harmison had Michael Kasprowicz caught behind following a 59-run final stand to level the series in a sensational two-run triumph07 Aug 2005Neil Pickup
Flintoff Inspires EnglandA simply marvellous third day of the second nPower Test Match ended with England tantalisingly close to squaring the series today.06 Aug 2005Eddie Sanders
England on top after Day TwoEngland have put in a strong bowling performance on the second day at Edgbaston to take control of the second test.05 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Glenn McGrath out of 2nd TestGlenn McGrath was ruled out of the second Ashes test after rolling his ankle during the early stages of training this morning.04 Aug 2005James Nixon
Honours even in fascinating dayEngland piled on the runs to make 407 on a comfortable batting pitch in a see-sawing first day at Edgbaston.04 Aug 2005Sean Fuller
Five for Kasper as Aussies DrawA spirited display by Michael Kasprowicz gave the Australian selectors a timely reminder of his ability with a five wicket haul today.01 Aug 2005Eddie Sanders
Collingwood in for EnglandMiddle order batsman Paul Collingwood has been added to England's squad for the second Ashes Test, starting on Thursday at Edgbaston.01 Aug 2005Liam Camps
Australia pile on the runsAustralia have spent a valuable day at the crease in their tour match against Worcestershire, reaching 9/406 at stumps.31 Jul 2005Sean Fuller
Australians held up by rainHeavy and persistent rain at Worcestershire all but washed out the first day of the tour match between Worcestershire and Australia.30 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Australia rest big namesAustralia will rest its big names for the tour match with Worcestershire ahead of the back-to-back Test matches against England.29 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Australia continue to dominateAustralia continues to lead the pack as the LG ICC ODI Championship table, after the rankings underwent their annual update.29 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
SA confirm warm-up matchesSouth Africa confirmed that they would play three warm-up matches ahead of the first Test match against Australia in December.27 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Stuart Clark to replace StyrisNSW paceman Stuart Clark is to join up with English county side Middlesex next week as the replacement to New Zealand's Scott Styris.27 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Australia wrap up easy winAustralia have clinched a 1-0 lead in the Ashes series with a comfortable 239 run victory at Lords, late on day four.24 Jul 2005Sean Fuller
McGrath To Return To England?Glenn McGrath has said that he wants to return to England again next summer to play county cricket again for Worcestershire24 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Warne spins England to the brinkA leg-spin masterclass from Test cricket's leading wicket taker guided England to the edge of a crushing defeat in the First Test.23 Jul 2005Neil Pickup
Seamers explode Ashes into lifeGlenn McGrath and Steve Harmison took five wickets apiece as seventeen wickets crumbled during the first day's play in the 2005 Ashes21 Jul 2005Neil Pickup
Gillespie Injury ConcernJason Gillespie has missed a team training session in the lead-up to the Ashes opener.20 Jul 2005Sean Fuller
World Cup 07 Schedule AnnouncedThe schedule for 2007 World Cup in the West Indies has been announced with the West Indies kicking off the competition in Jamaica19 Jul 2005James Nixon
Rogers ton thwarts AussiesLeicestershire's Australian import, Chris Rogers, struck a career-best 209 at Grace Road as the county side held the toutists to a draw17 Jul 2005Neil Pickup
Australia Pile On The RunsAustralia have piled up on the runs on day two of their three day game against Leicestershire reaching 582/7 at stumps.16 Jul 2005James Nixon
Australia flourish at Grace RoadAustralia kicked off their first three-day warm up game in fine fashion today in dismissing Leicestershire for 217.15 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
The Story Of The Ashes - Part 2The second part of three takes us from the aftermath of Laker's Old Trafford wonder-show right up to the Centenary Test in 1977.15 Jul 2005Eddie Sanders
World Cup 2007 Groups ConfirmedThe International Cricket Council have confirmed the groups for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.14 Jul 2005James Nixon
Lancashire sign SymondsLancashire have signed Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, as their replacement for Muttiah Muralitharan.14 Jul 2005Sudeep Popat
Injury worries for EnglandMichael Vaughan joins Kevin Pietersen on the list of English players, who could miss the first Test, because of injury.13 Jul 2005Sudeep Popat
NWC: Back in the Old RoutineAnd so it's proved. The pre-tour form guide has won the day, and Australia once again resemble the legendary winning machine of old12 Jul 2005Neil Pickup
Australia Win at a CanterA quite brilliant 111 by Ricky Ponting and 5 wickets for Brett Lee saw Australia to victory in the second NatWest match at Lord's today10 Jul 2005Eddie Sanders
NatWest Challange To Go AheadThe final two matches of the NatWest Challenge to be played09 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Trescothick leads England cruisePaul Collingwood inspired an Australian collapse and Marcus Trescothick struck 10th ODI ton as England eased to a Headingley victory07 Jul 2005Neil Pickup
Prior in for Natwest ChallengeWicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Prior has been named to the England squad for the upcoming Natwest Challenge against Australia.04 Jul 2005Liam Camps
NatWest Series - Player ReviewSean Fuller brings to you his NatWest Series Player Review detailing all players performances during the recent concluded series.03 Jul 2005Sean Fuller
ICC names Super Series squadsIt is set to be a true cricketing spectacle, and now there are names to further whet the appetite of the masses.02 Jul 2005Liam Camps
Honours Even in NatWest FinalEngland and Australia fought out as tense and dramatic a final as anyone could want to see in a game which went right down to the wire.02 Jul 2005Eddie Sanders
Champions Trophy Format ChangedThe ICC have announced that the format of the next Champions League Trophy competition is to change to ensure fewer one-sided matches.30 Jun 2005James Nixon
Aussies defy battling TigersAustralia eventually overcame a spirited Bangladesh side at Canterbury in the final NatWest Series group game as Michael Clarke hit 80*30 Jun 2005Neil Pickup
Elements have the final sayBilled as the 'dress rehearsal' for Saturday's final, England and Australia's NatWest Series clash was ultimately decided by the storms28 Jun 2005Neil Pickup
Normal Service is ResumedAustralia put last weekend's aberration firmly behind them, enjoying a comprehensive ten-wicket victory over Bangladesh in Manchester.25 Jun 2005Eddie Sanders
Jones Returns To England FoldSimon Jones has re-joined up with England one-day squad after taking time out to allow his recent injury extra time to heal fully.25 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Shane and Simone splitShane Warne and his wife Simone are to separate the couple have announced.25 Jun 2005James Nixon
Clarke unlikely for next matchMichael Clarke's chances of playing Australia's next match in the NatWest Series, against Bangladesh tomorrow, are at best iffy.24 Jun 2005Sudeep Popat
Butcher Suffers SetbackMark Butcher's return from his wrist injury has been put back again, with Butcher aiming for a return to action in August.24 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Warne rested ahead of The AshesHampshire's chairman Rob Bransgrove has given his Hampshire captain Shane Warne a two-week break that Cricket Australia requested24 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Symonds inspires Aussie responseAustralia ended their four-game run of defeats with a comprehensive -run win over England on the back of Andrew Symonds' return23 Jun 2005Neil Pickup
Symonds SuspendedAndrew Symonds has been suspended and fined for two games after he was found to be in breach of team rules.19 Jun 2005James Nixon
England rebirth continues apaceAustralia's miserable summer took a further turn - from merely dismal towards disastrous - as Kevin Pietersen bludgeoned 91* in Bristol19 Jun 2005Neil Pickup
Jones Leaves England SquadSimon Jones has opted out of the England squad for the remainder of the NatWest Series, with Hampsire seamer Chris Tremlett to cover.18 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Australia humbled by BangladeshBangladesh today overturned Australia at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, in arguably the biggest upset seen in One Day International cricket.18 Jun 2005Eddie Sanders
Australia beaten againSomerset have beaten Australia by four wickets thanks to a superb opening partnership between Sanath Jaysuriya and Graeme Smith.16 Jun 2005James Nixon
Lee suffers shoulder injuryBrett Lee injured his right shoulder during Australia's last warm-up match ahead of the NatWest Series, against Somerset.16 Jun 2005Sudeep Popat
Spinners lead MCC to victoryAfter setting an imposing target, the spin of the MCC has helped defeat the International XI by 112 runs at Lords.14 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Twenty20 victory for EnglandEngland draw first blood in this Ashes summer with a comprehensive Twenty20 victory over the Old Enemy at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.13 Jun 2005Eddie Sanders
The Ashes Preview - Part 1Eddie Sanders presents to you part one of his three part series in previewing the 2005 Ashes.11 Jun 2005Eddie Sanders
Australia thrash LeicestershireA Matthew Hayden century has lead Australia to an emphatic victory over Leicestershire at Grace Road, ahead of the Natwest Series.11 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Aussies ease into tourAustralia have got their England tour off to a winning start in a Twenty20 festival match today.10 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Merv Hughes Appointed SelectorMerv Hughes has been appointed to the position of national selector replacing Allan Border after his recent resignation.03 Jun 2005James Nixon
Warne questions Bang/Zimb StatusShane Warne, Kim Hughes and Richie Benaud have called for Bangladesh and Zimbabwe to be kicked out of international cricket.31 May 2005James Nixon
NZ/Aus to bid for 2011 World CupNZC CEO Martin Snedden confirmed today that he is in early negotiations with Australia in preparing to bid for the 2011 World Cup.31 May 2005James Nixon
Paul Marsh Named New HeadThe Australian Cricketers' Association today announced the appointment of Paul Marsh to the role of Chief Executive.26 May 2005James Nixon
Knee Injury Forces Katich HomeSimon Katich has suffered a knee injury while playing for Hampshire in their recent Championship game against Glamorgan.25 May 2005James Nixon
Greg Chappell - New Indian CoachAustralian Greg Chappell has been appointed to replace John Wright as India's coach.20 May 2005James Nixon
ICC Propose ODI Rule ChangesThe ICC are proposing radical changes to one-day internationals in recommendations made at a recent conference held in Dubai.20 May 2005James Nixon
Tom Moody for Sri Lanka?With Tom Moody missing out to Greg Chappell in the Indian coaching role talk has shifted to who will become the new Sri Lankan coach.20 May 2005James Nixon
Ashes Umpires NamedThe International Cricket Council has announced the four umpires who will stand in this summer's Ashes series.12 May 2005Richard Twyman
Warne scores maiden tonShane Warne, in a first-class career spanning 15 years and running, has finally scored the elusive maiden century.11 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Rest of the World SquadsThe Rest of the World squads for a three-match ODI series and one six-day Super Test against Australia have been announced.09 May 2005James Nixon
Full Tsunami Match Line UpsThe teams for the MCC v International XI match on 14th June at Lord's have been announced in aid of the tsunami appeal.04 May 2005Richard Twyman
Australia set for new TV dealCA and C9 have struck a new TV deal, as per which live coverage of ENTIRE matches will be available in every major Austalian city28 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Brian Lara Number 1 Test PlayerBrian Lara has returned to the top of the international test rankings following his good knocks in the current test series against SAF.26 Apr 2005James Nixon
Lara & Tendulkar Named CaptainsBrian Lara (West Indies) and Sachin Tendulkar (India) have been named as the two captains for the tsunami appeal match at Lords26 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
ICC To Review Ponting BatThe MCC have asked the International Cricket Council to investigate the illegalness of Ricky Ponting's bat.23 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
Bracken in talks with GloucsNathan Bracken is in talks with English county Gloucestershire, to represent them during the second half of this county season.22 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Aussie Contracted Players NamedThe 25 Australian contracted players have been named for 2005-06 with six exclusions from last year.20 Apr 2005James Nixon
Rolton stars as 5th Cup wonKaren Rolton scored a fantastic century to take the game away from India and set up yet another Australian World Cup win.10 Apr 2005Marc Robbins
Malinga brightens 1st Test drawSri Lanka's young quick Lasith Malinga took a career-best 5/80 to rattle New Zealand early on Day 5, but could not avoid a draw.08 Apr 2005Adam Collins
Australian Ashes Squad NamedThe Australian selectors have named their 16 man squad for the Ashes which features seven batsmen, seven bowlers and two wicket keepers05 Apr 2005James Nixon
Australia seal series 2-0Australia have beaten NZ by 9 wickets on the fourth day of the third test, resulting in a a comprehensive 2-0 series victory.30 Mar 2005Jonathan Augustus
Gilchrist blazes as NZ struggleAdam Gilchrist continued his dominant form with the bat, blazing a quickfire unbeaten 60 to put Australia firmly in charge against NZ.28 Mar 2005Adam Collins
Ponting destroys NZAustralian skipper Ricky Ponting hit an amazing quickfire century on the 2nd day of the 3rd test against NZ, putting Aus. well on top.27 Mar 2005Jonathan Augustus
Late wickets foil New ZealandThree late wickets ruined New Zealand's hard work as Australia fought to gain the ascendancy on Day 1 of the third Test in Auckland.26 Mar 2005Adam Collins
Brett Lee Misses Out AgainBrett Lee has again missed selection for the third and final test against New Zealand.24 Mar 2005James Nixon
All washed up in WellingtonAnother rainy day in Wellington allowed New Zealand to hold on for a draw, with only 17.2 overs possible.22 Mar 2005Adam Collins
Lords' Tsumani MatchA Tsumami relief match between an MCC XI and an International XI has been organized for June 14th to be played at Lords'.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
Rahul Dravid Rated No 1 in TestsRahul Dravid has moved ahead of Jacques Kallis into first place in the ICC Test Player Ratings.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
Rain dampens Australia's chancesMiserable weather has slowed Australia's charge toward a series win.21 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Gilchrist & Martyn crush NZAustralia are well on top at the end of day 3, with Adam Gilchrist blitzing towards another test hundred.21 Mar 2005Jonathan Augustus
Martyn ton puts Aussies on topA superb Damien Martyn century has helped Australia to 5/337 after the home side failed to make use of perfect bowling conditions.19 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Lee Misses Selection AgainAustralia have stuck with the same eleven for the second test against New Zealand starting tomorrow at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.17 Mar 2005James Nixon
Day 1 - AbandonedThe first days play in the second test between New Zealand and Australia has been abandoned due to heavy fog and drizzling rain.17 Mar 2005James Nixon
Simone Warne says no to moveShane Warne's plan of moving to England has been put back by wife Simone Warne announcing that the family won't be moving anywhere.16 Mar 2005James Nixon
Brett Lee to play Pura Cup FinalBrett Lee could be set to fly home to play for New South Wales in the Pura Cup final if not selected in the second test against NZ.16 Mar 2005James Nixon
Warne to call England homeShane Warne has announced he will re-locate to England this year and will spend most of his time there when not playing in Australia.14 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Warne scripts remarkable winShane Warne took 5/39 as New Zealand crumbled for 131 on the fourth morning of the First Test, as Australia completed a 9-wicket win.13 Mar 2005Adam Collins
Day 3: Match in the balanceAn Australian fight back lead by Simon Katich and Adam Gilchrist, who both scored centuries, has left no side with the match advantage.12 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
NZ in command despite McGrathNew Zealand retained control of the First Test against Australia, scoring 433 in their first innings despite Glenn McGrath's 6-115.11 Mar 2005Adam Collins
Day 1: Marshall puts NZ on topHamish Marshall's unbeaten maiden century has given New Zealand the upper hand after day 1 of the Test V Australia in Christchurch.10 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Hayden completes recoveryMatthew Hayden has been passed fit to play in the first Test against New Zealand on Thursday.08 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Tim May Announces ResignationTim May, today announced his resignation from the position of Chief Executive of the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA). 07 Mar 2005James Nixon
Aussies complete clean sweepAustralia has completed a clean sweep of the ODI series against New Zealand after thrashing the home side by 122 runs.05 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Hayden in doubt for 1st TestMatthew Hayden's shoulder injury is a possibility of keeping him out of the Test series opener in Christchurch.04 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Hodge in Australian squadBrad Hodge has gained himself a spot in Australia's 13-man squad for the upcoming 3 match Test series versus New Zealand.02 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Lehmann out of NZ seriesDarren Lehmann has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series versus New Zealand after aggravating an existing shoulder injury.01 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Lineups Confirmed for 4th ODIThe playing elevens for the 4th ODI between New Zealand and Australia have been named.28 Feb 2005James Nixon
World XI v Asian XI - 2nd ODIThe second Tsunami ODI between a World XI and an Asian XI has been cancelled due to weather conditions in the venue Calcutta.28 Feb 2005James Nixon
New Zealand Make ChangesNew Zealand have made two changes for the final two ODIs against Australia with Craig Cumming and Lance Hamilton coming into the squad.27 Feb 2005James Nixon
Australia wraps up seriesThe touring Australians have won the 3rd ODI in Auckland by 86 runs sealing the series with 2 matches to spare.26 Feb 2005Alex Feeney
McGrath rested for 3rd ODIGlenn McGrath has been rested for Australia's 3rd ODI against New Zealand at Auckland, to be played on Saturday.24 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Hayden leads Christchurch routMatthew Hayden's 114 powered Australia to a 106-run thrashing of New Zealand to take a commanding lead in the Chappell-Hadlee series.22 Feb 2005Adam Collins
Hayden doubtful for 3rd ODIMatthew Hayden is in doubt for the third ODI against New Zealand, in Auckland on Saturday, after damaging his shoulder while fielding.22 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Styris Injured,James Marshall InScott Styris has been ruled out of the 2nd ODI tomorrow due to a recurrence of his knee injury.21 Feb 2005James Nixon
Hauritz dumped from state sideFormer Australian Test off-spinner, Nathan Hauritz, has been dropped from the Queensland side ahead of their clash with South Australia21 Feb 2005Alex Feeney
Australia v NZ: Team NewsAustralia have made two changes to the team that won the first one day international as both Michael Hussey and Jason Gillespie start.21 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Aussies hang on for 10 run winThe Aussies have taken a 1-0 lead in the 5 match ODI series versus New Zealand thanks to some incredible bowling by Glenn McGrath.19 Feb 2005Alex Feeney
Ponting makes it a winning startA scintillating unbeaten 98 from Ricky Ponting led Australia to a 44-run victory in the first ever International Twenty20 match.17 Feb 2005Adam Collins
Hayden passed fit for NZ ODIsMatthew Hayden has been passed fit for the forthcoming ODI series in New Zealand, after having recovered from a chest infection.16 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Wilson in NZ squad for Twenty20Jeff Wilson has been named in the Kiwi squad to take on Australia on February 17 in the first ever Twenty20 international encounter.13 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Hayden doubtful for NZ ODIsMatthew Hayden, already suffering from a prolonged loss of form, will most likely miss the forthcoming ODI series in New Zealand.13 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Vb Final: Australia Go One UpA timely return to form from Andrew Symonds has helped Australia secure a tense 18-run victory over Pakistan in the first VB Series.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Australia Win Vb FinalPakistan slumped to defeat by 31 runs at the prowess Australia in the 2nd VB Final game.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Aus: Od Squad DelayedAustralia have been forced to delay naming their One Day tour party due to injuries.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Darren Lehmann DroppedDarren Lehmann has been dropped for the New Zealand ODI tour starting next week following disapponting performances11 Feb 2005James Nixon
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