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Hobbling hero Ryan Harris earns Michael Clarke praise

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:32

When Ryan Harris hobbled into Newlands for the final day of the third test against South Africa on Wednesday, it seemed unlikely he would end up being the man to clinch the series for Australia.

Steve Waugh urges Oz to display `mongrel` attitude to win Ashes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 15:19

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has urged Australia to cultivate the attitude of playing in the Ashes the ``Aussie way`` to hold the urn not once but twice in the coming months.

`Retiring` Ponting `amazing player` but not needed for Ashes, says Clarke

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:07

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has praised former skipper Ricky Ponting as an `amazing player` following Ponting`s announcement that he was retiring from all forms of competitive cricket in October, although he said that the former skipper is not needed for the Ashes.

Rookie trio to take top three spots for Oz against Lanka in MCG ODI

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 13:50

Australia will use one-day debutants Aaron Finch, Phil Hughes and Usman Khawaja at the top order during the first ODI against Sri Lanka at the MCG on Friday, captain George Bailey confirmed.

Clarke says players hurt with Ponting’s decision to retire

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 16:44

Australia captain Michael Clarke broke down in the press conference when Ricky Ponting announced his retirement from cricket after the Perth Test, saying players are hurt with the former Test captain’s decision.

Clarke’s double ton puts Oz in driver’s seat on day one of Adelaide Test

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 17:46

Captain Michael Clarke carried on his extraordinary batting form on the first day of the second Test match against South Africa in Adelaide, as he scored his fourth double century of the year to put the hosts in a commanding position.

Ponting ‘pumped up’ after rare pre-season training ahead of crucial Proteas series

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 12:02

Veteran Ricky Ponting has said he is delighted to have had a good pre-season training session in almost 20 years of his playing days before any important Test series, and believes it’s an ideal situation for him before he faces South Africa in a Test series in November.

Haddin can play in Oz Test side as batsman: Waugh

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 14:33

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said Brad Haddin could play in the Test team against South Africa as a specialist batsman if he isn’t chosen as wicketkeeper.

Rejuvenated Ponting in ‘shape of his life’, ahead of predictable Proteas challenge

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 13:25

Veteran Australian batsman Ricky Ponting has claimed he is in the shape of his life currently and is ready for the Test series against a talented but predictable South Africa team in November.

Clarke appointed Oz skipper of Test, ODI teams

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 00:00

Michael Clarke was appointed as captain of Australia`s Test and one-day cricket teams.

White to captain Aussies for first time in ODIs

Last Updated: Friday, February 04, 2011, 00:00

Victorian all-rounder Cameron White will captain Australia for the first time in a one-day international in Perth against England on Sunday.

No thought of quitting despite Ashes pains: Ponting

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 00:00

Ricky Ponting has no plans to quit, despite being just a Test defeat away from becoming first Oz captain to lose three Ashes series.