No amount of `prancing` can save a player once he`s shown his `fear`: Steve Waugh

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said that no amount of `prancing, preening or dialogue` can rescue a `fearful` cricketer once he has shown his vulnerability in the confined space of a cricket ground.

Wade says `too green` pitches, not BBL, responsible for Oz batting woes

Australian cricketer Matthew Wade has blamed the introduction of too many green pitches, instead of Cricket Australia`s emphasis on promoting the Twenty20 Big Bash League, as responsible for the batting woes of the team in the Ashes.

Aussie cricketers having a ball in Chandigarh

The Australian cricket teams, here to play the third Test against India in Mohali March 14-18, are having a ball.

Hughes says would be melancholy duty replacing ‘idol’ Ponting in Oz Test team

Phil Hughes has said it would be a melancholy duty replacing his idol Ricky Ponting in the Australian Test team if he is given a chance by the national selectors against Sri Lanka.

Watson ready to shoulder bowling responsibility in Perth Test

Australian all rounder Shane Watson, who missed the Brisbane and Adelaide Test matches against South Africa due to a calf strain, has said he is ready to bowl as many overs as captain Michael Clarke wants him to bowl in the series-decider Perth Test.

Watson included in Aussie squad for second test

Shane Watson was on Friday included for the second Test against Australia despite doubts concerning his fitness.

Watson’s bowling fitness key to selection for Adelaide Test: Howard

Australia’s team performance boss Pat Howard has said all rounder Shane Watson’s failure to bowl with full fitness would significantly reduce his chances of making into the squad for the second Test in Adelaide against South Africa.

Watson in line to get picked for Adelaide Test

Australia vice-captain Shane Watson is in line to get selected for the second Test match against South Africa in Adelaide subject to fitness when the team is announced on Friday morning.

Lyon in high spirits ahead of Gabba Test despite modest form of late

Australia off spinner Nathan Lyon has said he is happy with his preparation for the first Test match against South Africa at The Gabba, in Brisbane, starting on November 9, despite displaying modest form in domestic competitions of late.

Warner latest Aussie to confirm bookie approach

Explosive New South Wales batsman David Warner is the latest to join the list of Australian cricketers who had been approached by an illegal bookmaker.