Safety in focus, one year after tragic Phillip Hughes tragedy
Safety in focus, one year after tragic Phillip Hughes tragedy

Hughes' death -- a freak accident -- stunned Australia and the world cricket community, sparking an outpouring of grief.

Facing Mitchell Johnson in nets was horrible, says Ricky Ponting
Facing Mitchell Johnson in nets was horrible, says Ricky Ponting

Ponting said that Johnson used to be extremely competitive as his only aim was just to bowl at full pace.

As veterans retire, 'excited` Steve Smith confident about young Australian side
As veterans retire, 'excited` Steve Smith confident about young Australian side

Intimidating speedster Mitchell Johnson is the latest Aussie cricketer to hang his boots.

Mitchell Johnson admits he mulled retirement post Ashes defeat
Mitchell Johnson admits he mulled retirement post Ashes defeat

Mitchell Johnson admitted he considered calling it quits after four teammates retired after Ashes series.

Trent Boult says Test series against Aussies will be ' highlight of his career'
Trent Boult says Test series against Aussies will be ' highlight of his career'

New Zealand are all set to play a three-match Test series against Australia.

Keen on starting something special this summer: Mitchell Marsh
Keen on starting something special this summer: Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh says Australia team is keen to forge its own legend now that a quorum of established greats have taken the final walk from the playing field into history.
 

Shane Watson endorses patient approach for Australia rookies
Shane Watson endorses patient approach for Australia rookies

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has urged selectors to be patient with the rookies in Steven Smith`s team as they battle to cement places in the wake of a string of retirements.

Brad Haddin to coach next generation in Australia
Brad Haddin to coach next generation in Australia

Former Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will move into coaching to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of local cricketers, coach Darren Lehmann has said.

Steve Smith will succeed as captain: Michael Clarke
Steve Smith will succeed as captain: Michael Clarke

 Former Australia captain Michael Clarke believes that incumbent Steve Smith's batting won't be affected by his elevation to the top job, and insisted that the newly appointed Test skipper has been handed the reins at the best possible time.

Bangladesh relish chance against new-look Aussies
Bangladesh relish chance against new-look Aussies

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said his side faces its best chance yet of defeating Australia with the visitors fielding a relatively inexperienced side for the Test series next month.

Australia's Brad Haddin denies unrest post his axing during Ashes
Australia's Brad Haddin denies unrest post his axing during Ashes

Recently retired Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin on Sunday admitted that his teammates were "shocked" when he did not regain his place for the third Ashes Test having opted out of the second for family reasons but denied it caused any unrest that derailed the campaign.

Australian cricketers pay rich tributes to Brad Haddin
Australian cricketers pay rich tributes to Brad Haddin

Australian cricketers have paid rich tributes to their retiring wicketkeeper batsman – Brad Haddin – who on Wednesday announced his decision to retire from Tests.

Veteran Aussie wicket-keeper Brad Haddin joins Michael Clarke, Chris Rogers in retirement
Veteran Aussie wicket-keeper Brad Haddin joins Michael Clarke, Chris Rogers in retirement

Australia cricket received yet another jolt with veteran wicket-keeper Brad Haddin announcing his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday.

Ashes 2015: Brad Haddin flies back home early for family reasons
Ashes 2015: Brad Haddin flies back home early for family reasons

Veteran Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has left the Ashes tour of England to fly back home for family reasons, a team spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Ashes 2015: Hard to let go, says Michael Clarke amid off-field strife reports
Ashes 2015: Hard to let go, says Michael Clarke amid off-field strife reports

Australia captain Michael Clarke said Monday that cricket was his entire life and it was hard to let go, as a report claimed the disastrous England tour has been plagued by off-field dramas.

Ashes 2015: Angry Michael Clarke rubbishes team disunity claims
Ashes 2015: Angry Michael Clarke rubbishes team disunity claims

Australia captain Michael Clarke angrily denied Monday claims that the disastrous England tour has been plagued by off-field dramas, saying it was "absolute garbage".

4th Ashes Test: Is it make or break for Michael Clarke? Aussie media feels so
4th Ashes Test: Is it make or break for Michael Clarke? Aussie media feels so

Australia captain Michael Clarke`s Test career could be over if he fails with the bat during the fourth Test at Trent Bridge, Australian media said Tuesday, saying he looks `lost` and knows the end is near.

Ashes 2015: Peter Nevill says beaten Aussies united despite `complex` call
Ashes 2015: Peter Nevill says beaten Aussies united despite `complex` call

Australia wicketkeeper Peter Nevill has insisted the tourists remain united despite the "complex situation" which saw him included in the side for their third Ashes Test defeat by England.

Brad Haddin omission hardest decision of my career: Darren Lehmann
Brad Haddin omission hardest decision of my career: Darren Lehmann

Overlooking Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin for the third Ashes test was the "hardest decision I have had to make as coach", Darren Lehmann said.