Dec 18, 2012 22:40 EST
Australian captain Michael Clarke is confident he will be fit for the second Test against Sri Lanka and started an intensive physio campaign to overcome a hamstring strain.
Dec 14, 2012 06:25 EST
Phil Hughes unfurled a couple of new shots in his comeback Test knock of 86 against Sri Lanka in Friday's Hobart series opener in his efforts towards remaining in the Australian team.
Dec 14, 2012 05:48 EST
Australia took the upper hand against Sri Lanka following half-centuries by Phil Hughes, David Warner and Michael Clarke on the opening day of the first Test in Hobart.
Dec 14, 2012 03:11 EST
Australia took the upper hand against Sri Lanka following half-centuries by Phil Hughes, David Warner and Michael Clarke on the opening day of first Test in Hobart.
Dec 13, 2012 23:50 EST
Skipper Mahela Jayawardene pulled off a spectacular flying catch to claw Sri Lanka back into contention on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Hobart.
Dec 13, 2012 21:35 EST
David Warner was run out in the final over before lunch to take some of the gloss of Australia's solid opening to the first Test against Sri Lanka at Hobart.
Dec 13, 2012 18:37 EST
Australia won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Hobart on Friday.
Dec 13, 2012 06:24 EST
Skipper Michael Clarke has vowed there will be no complacency in the Test series with Sri Lanka, insisting Australia will improve on their recent performances against South Africa.
Dec 12, 2012 21:26 EST
Paceman Mitchell Johnson has been left out of the Australian team for Friday's opening Test against Sri Lanka with Ben Hilfenhaus and Peter Siddle returning to bolster the side.
Dec 12, 2012 18:43 EST
Sri Lanka's "terrible" pace attack is the worst ever to visit Australia and does not have the quality to give the home team a testing examination, former Test fast bowler Rodney Hogg said Thursday.
Dec 12, 2012 07:11 EST
Sri Lanka are putting their faith in the remnants of their "golden generation" as they target their first ever Test win in Australia in the three-match series starting on Friday.
Dec 11, 2012 09:46 EST
There was a time when Shahid Afridi's name would have been the first on Pakistan's one-day international teamsheet, but the allrounder's future looks uncertain after he was dropped for this month's series against arch-rivals India.
Dec 11, 2012 01:11 EST
Australian batsman Phil Hughes said he has put his disappointing last Test performance behind him and is confident a year of work will pay off when he takes on Sri Lanka this week.
Dec 07, 2012 03:35 EST
Shane Watson said on Friday he will be given the first chance to fill the vacancy in Australia's batting order left by Ricky Ponting's retirement and bat at number four in next week's first Test against Sri Lanka.
Dec 06, 2012 05:11 EST
Newly-retired Test great Ricky Ponting will receive a tribute during next week's opening Test match against Sri Lanka in Hobart, Cricket Tasmania said Thursday.
Dec 06, 2012 02:30 EST
Phil Hughes was handed another chance to resurrect his Australia career after being recalled as a replacement for Ricky Ponting in next week's first Test against Sri Lanka.
Dec 05, 2012 23:34 EST
Phillip Hughes is in line to replace newly retired Ricky Ponting after being named in the Australian squad for the opening Test against Sri Lanka starting in Hobart next week.
Dec 05, 2012 02:25 EST
Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene said he expected Australia to attack his men like "wounded soldiers" after their hard-fought loss to South Africa and the retirement of Ricky Ponting.
Dec 04, 2012 04:57 EST
Australian coach Mickey Arthur says Ricky Ponting's retirement opens the door for Shane Watson to drop further down the batting order, but would not be drawn on the contenders to replace him.
Dec 03, 2012 22:21 EST
Australian media blasted the national team's "monumental failure" in the third Test against South Africa while lamenting the end of former skipper Ricky Ponting's illustrious career.