Australia cricket

Cummins looking forward to X-factor David's debut

Singapore-born Tim David is an X-factor in Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad and pace spearhead Pat Cummins said he was looking forward to the all-rounder's debut in Australian colours during the three-match series in India.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

‘The host nation are slight favourites in big tournaments’

Australian captain Aaron Finch admitted his team was "tired" and needed to freshen up before their defence of the Twenty20 World Cup title, but England skipper Jos Buttler on Saturday said the hosts remain the favourites.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Cummins looking forward to X-factor David's debut

Singapore-born Tim David is an X-factor in Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad and pace spearhead Pat Cummins said he was looking forward to the all-rounder's debut in Australian colours during the three-match series in India.

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Starc sets new world record

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc claimed his 200th ODI wicket late in the third match against Zimbabwe to break a 23-year-old record.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Starc nears milestone

Australia have leap-frogged a rival on the path to automatic qualification for the 2023 Cricket World Cup, with Mitchell Starc spearheading the team's assault.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Caribbean conquered, New Zealand turn focus to Australia

Matt Henry made a return to the New Zealand ODI squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia starting September 6.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

New Zealand's Vettori named assistant Australia cricket coach

Daniel Vettori was Tuesday named as an assistant to Australian cricket coach Andrew McDonald, who said the former New Zealand captain's knowledge and experience would be invaluable.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Smith 'cried for four days' after tampering scandal

Smith admits, he cried for four days after a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked the sport, as he told children "it's okay to show emotion".

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Bancroft, Paine named in Australia's Ashes squad

Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft is set for his Test debut and wicket-keeper Tim Paine returns in a shock selection in Australia's squad named Friday for the first two Tests against England.

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

Bangladesh trials a good test for hot Ashes, says Handscomb

Australia middle order batsman Peter Handscomb says his fighting innings in the nausea-inducing humidity of Bangladesh last month should put him in good stead for the blazing heat of an Ashes summer.

September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017

Smith worries as Australia let opponents off the hook

Australia captain Steve Smith is worried about his team's failure to convert potentially winning positions into victories after losing the one-day international series against India.