Australia captain Michael Clarke was a relieved man after a century in an 88-run one-day international win over England at Old Trafford played a key role in his first victory over a Test nation in seven months.
Clarke’s 105 off just 102 balls was the centrepiece of Australia’s 315 for seven [...]
Michael Clarke led from the front with a century as Australia overwhelmed England by 88 runs in the second one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Victory saw Australia take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series following Friday’s washout in Leeds.
Australia captain Clarke’s [...]
In an interview with an Australian radio station Lehmann attacked Broad for not ‘walking’ during the first Ashes test in Nottingham last month, for which [...]
Ian Bell helped England avoid the follow-on as the fifth Ashes Test headed towards a draw on Sunday’s final day at The Oval.
At lunch, England were 350 for seven in reply to Australia’s first innings 492 for nine declared — a deficit of 142 runs.
Matt Prior [...]
SYDNEY: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has attacked former captain Steve Waugh for forcing all players in his team to wear the iconic Australian ‘baggy green’ Test cap at the start of the opposition innings.
According to News.com.au, Warne’s criticism came just three days after he ironically presented Australia’s [...]
LONDON: Shane Watson was in sight of only his third Test hundred as Australia dominated the first session of the Ashes finale at The Oval on Wednesday.
Australia, who at 3-0 down were trying to avoid a first Ashes series without a Test win since 1977, were 112 [...]
LONDON: Australia captain Michael Clarke came to the defence of his embattled selectors on Tuesday, saying they weren’t picking a side for a “charity tour” as the tourists looked to salvage a consolation win in the final match of their disappointing Ashes series in England.
Clarke’s men head [...]
SYDNEY: Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed was Thursday included in an 18-man Australia squad for this month’s one-day international and Twenty20 series against England.
Ahmed, 31, a former refugee who became an Australian citizen last month, replaces Xavier Doherty, who played in the ICC Champions Trophy in England last [...]
Lehmann on Tuesday warned his batsmen that their Test careers were in jeopardy after a dramatic second [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Just when it seemed Australia had turned the corner after an abject summer’s cricket in England, along came a batting implosion that will rank among the worst and most painful in its recent history.
That it came in an Ashes Test — a critical one at that — made [...]
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