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The Ashes: Clarke, Lehmann thank fans for relentless support through tough times

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 07:00

After thrashing England 5-0 to reclaim the Ashes, Australian skipper Michael Clarke thanked all his fans for their support through the tough times faced by the team in the last one year.

Johnson accuses England of deliberately `unsettling` Oz fast bowlers by `backing away`

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 17:34

Australian fast bowling star Mitchell Johnson has reportedly accused England of deliberately backing away from fast bowlers as a tactic to unsettle Australia`s pacemen.

`Relieved` Rogers terms himself `biggest beneficiary` of `wily` Swann`s retirement

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 17:26

Australian Ashes hero Chris Rogers has said that he is probably the biggest ` beneficiary` of England spinner Graeme Swann`s retirement from the international game.

Geoff Lawson says Oz`s `bowling cupboard` looks `decently stocked`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:52

Former Australian cricketer Geoffrey Lawson has said that the Ashes hosts` `bowling cupboard` looks `decently stocked`, and has plenty of `quality reinforcements` if necessary.

McDermott hails Oz bowling attack as `best in world`

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:44

Australian bowling coachCraig McDermott has praised his attack as the best in Test cricket.

Bailey says `still under pressure` despite `good performances` in first three Ashes Tests

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:34

Australian batsman George Bailey won`t need the plane ticket he bought himself a month ago so he could be a spectator at the Boxing Day Test as he still remains a part of the national squad, eager to notch up another good performance.

McCullum lauds Southee, Boult`s efforts with ball as `world-class`

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 13:31

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has said that he is surprised with the stats when Tim Southee and Trent Boult bowl together in partnership and that their efforts are world class.

Bird confident of Oz Test recall after four-wicket haul in Big Bash

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 20:08

Australian cricketer Jackson Bird fired a not-so-subtle reminder to national selectors on Friday night, dominating the Big Bash League opener in his return from a serious back injury.

5-0 Ashes whitewash may boost Oz`s world No.1 chances: Geoff Lawson

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 16:07

Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson has said that a 5-0 whitewash of the England team in the ongoing Ashes would give Australia a perfect opportunity to set the standard for a lengthy domination in the world scene.

Brett Lee `excited` at prospect of `lethal` Test pairing of Cummins, Johnson

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 16:03

Former Australian Test speedster Brett Lee has expressed his excitement at thought of pairing the recovering Pat Cummins with the fiery Mitchell Johnson to unleash a frightening pace attack, with the duo capable of cracking 150km/h.

Warne feels Australia capable of reclaiming No.1 Test team spot

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 23:38

Spin legend Shane Warne feels the current Australian team is capable of claiming the number one spot in the Test rankings.

Oz coach Lehmann calls himself `pretty emotional guy`

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 14:31

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has revealed that he is actually a pretty emotional guy and cries at every bloody movie that he gets to watch, making him not mind players showing emotion and crying.