Australia pacer Peter Siddle said Friday he expected the national selectors to judge actions rather than figures in determining the best bowling attack for the Test series against India starting Dec 4.
Pakistan's veteran batsman Younis Khan, who scored hundreds in both innings against Australia to cap a memorable Test, has thanked his side's batting coach Grant Flower and trainer Grant Luden for his splendid performance in his team's victory on Sunday.
Australia have added left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty to their one-day squad as cover for Mitchell Marsh, who will miss the three-match series against Pakistan with a hamstring injury, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday.
Two years is a long time to spend in the international freezer, so paceman Ben Hilfenhaus is keen to stake his claim on the sun-baked pitches of the Middle East when Australia take on Pakistan in a test series next month.
After seeing his side struggle against Pakistan spinners today, Australia skipper George Bailey said it will be a challenge for his top-order batsmen to return to form when they play the West Indies in the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday.
Former Australia captain Cameron White is certain they would improve from their current 10th position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 rankings, which is even below than the semi-professional Ireland team, during the T20 World Cup, starting on September 18.
Australia, who fell to an ignominious 10th position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 rankings after its consecutive loss to Pakistan in the UAE series, is now pondering hard over the right combination for the final match, in order to avoid a whitewash.