• Pakistan unchanged for Aus tour

    Pakistan resisted the temptation to change and retained the same 16-man squad which is currently on tour in New Zealand for their upcoming series in Australia, their chief selector said Monday.

  • Smith thrilled by new and energised Aussies

    Skipper Steve Smith said his newly energised Australia side can only get better after a spirited win over South Africa in the day-night third and final Test in Adelaide on Sunday.

  • Aus beat Proteas by 7 wickets

    Australia rebounded to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa to end a run of five Test defeats in the day-night third Test in Adelaide on Sunday.

  • 'Voice of cricket' Benaud gets face on new Aus coin

    The "voice of cricket" Richie Benaud has been honoured with his face on a 50-cent coin in Australia, with a limited mintage inspired by statistics from his storied career.

  • Khawaja, Smith take fight to South Africa

    Usman Khawaja and captain Steve Smith led the charge for Australia after the loss of two early wickets on the second day of the day-night third Test against South Africa on Friday.

  • ICC hits out at du Plessis ball-tampering appeal

    The International Cricket Council voiced disappointment after South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said he will appeal his conviction for ball-tampering.

  • A declaration of intent

    The third Test may have started with the bad aftertaste of a ball-tampering row but it only steeled the man at the centre of it all,

  • Smith's terrible trot with the toss

    Australia skipper has lost his past six coin tosses in Test matches after Proteas leader Faf du Plessis called correctly at the Adelaide Oval.

  • Du Plessis ton puts Proteas in strong position

    Skipper Faf du Plessis put his ball tampering controversy behind him to defy Australia's bowlers with a steely century to put South Africa in early control of the day-night third Test in Adelaide today.

  • Why Kohli and Warner weren't charged

    Around the same time that the ICC heard the Faf du Plessis case, there emerged on social media footage of Virat Kohli and David Warner with suggestions that they might have introduced artificial substances to shine the ball.

  • Ponting interested in chairman of selectors role

    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he would consider the role of chairman of selectors if offered the job and is also open to discussions on a coaching position with the team.

  • Former Pak cricketers ask ICC to ban Kohli

    Former Pakistan cricketers and an ex-Pakistan Cricket Board chairman on Tuesday demanded of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Indian skipper Virat Kohli for ball-tampering.

  • I'm no cheat, says Faf after tampering row

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis insisted he wasn't a cheat and warned cricket authorities had opened a "can of worms" on Wednesday after he was found guilty of ball-tampering in controversial circumstances.

  • Du Plessis avoids ban

    South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis was found guilty of ball-tampering on Tuesday but cleared to play in this week's third Test against Australia, who are fighting to avoid their first ever home Test series whitewash.

  • Du Plessis cleared for Test in ball-tampering row

    South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis was fined his entire match fee but cleared to play in this week's third Test against Australia after being found guilty of ball-tampering on Tuesday.

  • Faf to face ball-tampering hearing before Adelaide Test

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will face a ball-tampering hearing at 3:30 p.m. local time (0500 GMT) on Tuesday in Adelaide, the International Cricket Council said, putting his participation in the third Test against Australia in doubt.

  • Aus selections undermine calls for 'patience'

    A call for "patience" from Australia selectors for the radically changed squad that emerged from the Hobart wreckage struck a discordant note for some former players after Callum Ferguson and Joe Mennie were barely given a chance to impress.

  • Cricket greats call for shake-up to fix Aus crisis

    Australia are facing mounting calls from former greats for a drastic overhaul of how cricket is run as they stare down the barrel of a first-ever home Test series whitewash.

  • Proteas cricket official clashes with Aus reporter

    A security official travelling with the South African team shoved an Australian television reporter against a glass door in ugly scenes as he attempted to interview captain Faf du Plessis Monday.

  • Crisis-hit Australia make six changes

    Crisis-hit Australia included English-born opener Matt Renshaw among six changes to their revamped Test squad Sunday for this week's crucial third day-night Test against South Africa in Adelaide.

  • Proteas captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering during the second test against Australia in Hobart, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.

  • Marsh makes way for 'fresh thinking'

    Australia's chairman of selectors Rod Marsh quit with immediate effect Wednesday after a run of five heavy Test defeats left the team in crisis, saying it was time for "some fresh thinking".

  • Aus have lost 'fear factor', says Lara

    Australia's cricketers have lost their "fear factor" and could be heading towards a West Indies-style decline, batting great Brian Lara warns.

  • Marsh steps down as Aus chairman of selectors

    Rod Marsh has resigned as Australia's chairman of selectors in the wake of the test team's 2-0 series loss to South Africa.

  • Not resilient enough: Smith

    "Embarrassed" skipper Steve Smith said Australia needed a shake-up but backed under-fire coach Darren Lehmann after the hosts slumped to a humiliating series defeat to South Africa on Tuesday.

  • Abbott seizes recall to claim man-of-the-match honours

    Kyle Abbott came into the Test series unsure if he was among his team's top four pace bowlers, yet finished as man-of-the-match in South Africa's innings demolition of Australia in Hobart on Tuesday.

  • 'Humiliated' Smith says Aus lacking pride

    Australia captain Steven Smith said he was embarrassed by his team's performance against South Africa and accused his players of lacking pride in their wickets after another batting collapse paved the way to a crushing 2-0 series defeat.

  • Proteas humble Aussies in Test series triumph

    South Africa demolish Australia by an innings and 80 runs after yet another batting collapse to claim their third successive Test series Down Under, plunging the hosts further into crisis.

  • Warner leads way as Aus lose Burns early

    Crisis-hit Australia make another shaky start losing Joe Burns in the opening over as they set out to save the second Test against South Africa in Hobart.

  • Rain washes out day two

    Rain washed out day two of the second Test between Australia and South Africa in Hobart on Sunday.