Pink Test commemorates Jane McGrath's life in Sydney
Pink Test commemorates Jane McGrath's life in Sydney

The historic Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday was painted pink to commemorate the late Jane McGrath, wife of legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn. Jane died of breast cancer in 2008 and for the seventh successive year, Day 3 of the Sydney Test was marked as Jane McGrath Day.

Glenn McGrath predicts Indian whitewash Down Under
Glenn McGrath predicts Indian whitewash Down Under

Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has predicted India to suffer a 0-4 whitewash defeat against the Aussies this summer. Sydney Morning Herald quoted the 44-year-old as saying, "We (Australia) won 4-0 over here (2011-12), they won 4-0 (2012-13) over there (in India). Potentially, I think, it's going to be exactly the same when they come here."

Mitchell Johnson has toe ailment, T20 status in doubt

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has a right toe infection and his availability for the World Twenty20 tournament is in question.

Johnson bowls Aussies to crushing win

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson claimed his career-best match figures as he bowled his team to a crushing 281-run win over South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.

SA batsmen were already left rattled by Johnson two years ago: Cummins

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that pace sensation Mitchell Johnson had already left South African batsmen shaking in their shoes two years ago despite suffering an alarming crisis in confidence.

Starc inspired to replicate Johnson`s aggressiveness to bag Oz Test place

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc has said that he needs to replicate the aggression and mental strength of pace sensation Mitchell Johnson, who has replaced him, in order to battle his way back into the Test team.

Australia`s Bird fit for South Africa

Australian fast bowler Jackson Bird was Thursday declared fit and will fly out to join the rest of the squad in South Africa after being cleared of a back injury.

Brett Lee `mends fences` with Piers Morgan over `dinner

Legendary Australian fast bowler Brett Lee and British TV host Piers Morgan have reportedly `mended fences` over dinner and expensive red wine after Lee cracked Morgan`s wrist and ribs in a controversial cricket media stunt.

Hazlewood joins injured Aussie pace brigade

Rising fast-bowler Josh Hazlewood is set to miss several weeks cricket with a shin injury, dealing another blow to Australia`s pace stocks for the Ashes before a ball is bowled.

Johnson says still has `lot to offer` in Test cricket

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said he feels that he still has a lot to offer in Test cricket even though he has got only a few years left as a fast bowler.

Hazlewood eyeing Oz Ashes spot after `impressive` Ryobi Cup

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood is hoping to turn impressive form in the Ryobi Cup into a start at the Ashes next month.

Cummins backs `Ashes prodigy` Agar to handle new-found stardom with maturity

Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has backed new prodigy Ashton Agar, saying that he is confident that the Ashes hero has the maturity and balance in his life to handle his new-found stardom.

`Strike weapon` Harris almost chose England career over Oz

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has admitted that he had almost sacrificed his dream of playing for Australia to forge a career in arch-rivals England.

Starc delighted after meeting fast bowling legend Lillee at Perth

Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc said he was delighted after meeting legendary pace bowler Dennis Lillee at the the WACA nets for Australia`s training session on Wednesday.

In form Starc likely to hit IPL jackpot following impressive performances in CLT20

Australia’s young fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who has been in tremendous form of-late, is likely to have cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises hounding him for his signature, which could net the left-arm fast bowler a 500,000 dollars plus pay day in the next 18 months.

Copeland ‘not doubting himself’ despite being written off by Cricket Australia

Australian fast bowler Trent Copeland is not wasting time in moping about not playing for Australia currently, and says he is keeping himself fit and strong to make a comeback to the national squad.

Clarke, White, Watson all praise for teenage pace sensation Cummins

Australia`s leading cricketers have praised teenage fast bowling sensation Pat Cummins, who took 3-25 in his international Twenty 20 debut against South Africa.