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Fawad Ahmed admits Ashes hopes were dented due to `pressure to perform`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 15:45

Pakistani refugee -turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has admitted that his bowling was affected by talk that he was in Ashes contention, for which he lost his way.

Fawad Ahmed conquers Australian Muslim Sportsperson of the Year

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 17:18

Australian cricketer Fawad Ahmed won the prestigious Australian Muslim Sportsperson of the Year award at the 8th annual Australian Muslim Achievement Awards.

Ahmed out of Ashes contention following poor domestic show

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 14:47

Former Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed is reportedly out of contention for the Test squad for the winter Ashes series.

Clarke says recent lack of success for Lyon, Ahmed not cause of concern

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 17:21

Australian Test captain Michael Clarke has said that he is not disheartened about the lack of success for spin contenders Nathan Lyon and Fawad Ahmed in their last match before the selection of the Ashes team, and said that conditions were to blame.

Usman Khawaja says considering dropping alcohol logo from Australian team shirt

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 13:07

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja has admitted that he is contemplating not wearing the logo of Cricket Australia major sponsor VB on religious grounds in the future.

Clarke named captain for India series but fitness a concern

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 22:39

Hoping that he will recover from his back problem in time, Australia on Thursday named Michael Clarke as captain for the One-day series against India.

Fawad Ahmed`s controversy raises doubts over honour of playing for country: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 13:31

Australian media has claimed that unless spinner Fawad Ahmed does something special on the field, he will continue to be referred to as the Pakistani asylum seeker turned Australian cricketer, in the background of the sponsor logo controversy.

Nathan Lyon calls comparison with Shane Warne `harsh`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 12:19

Australia`s Test spinner Nathan Lyon has said that it is not fair for him to be compared with great spin bowler Shane Warne.

David Campese sorry for telling Fawad Ahmed to `go home`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 12:46

Australian rugby great David Campese has apologised for a Twitter outburst in which he said Muslim cricketer Fawad Ahmed should "go home" if he refused to wear a beer logo on his shirt.

Indian-origin Sandhu says Oz cricket fast losing `pale and stale` image

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 14:15

Indian-origin Australian first-class cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has said that Australian cricket is fast losing its `pale and stale` image with increasing cultural diversity in the team, which more accurately reflects modern Australian society.

CA chief lashes out at racist abuse of Fawad Ahmed

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 09:37

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has lashed out at "racist comments" directed at Muslim Fawad Ahmed after the leg-spinner asked not to wear a kit displaying the logo of beer brand VB.

Australia allows Fawad Ahmed to drop beer logo from shirt

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 09:33

Cricket Australia (CA) have agreed to let Muslim leg spinner Fawad Ahmed compete without the logo of a sponsor`s beer brand on his shirt out of respect for his "personal beliefs".