Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting
Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the semifinal of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday.

Australia have edge over India: Josh Hazlewood
Australia have edge over India: Josh Hazlewood

Pacer Josh Hazlewood on Saturday said their unbeaten record against India this Australian summer means they 'have the wood' over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side ahead of their semi-final showdown at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Thursday.

Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims
Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims

Following the recent natural catastrophe caused by Cyclone Pam which ravaged the island nation of Vanuatu, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it will offer support through charity partner Unicef at the next two World Cup quarter-finals.

Cricket World Cup: Australia to rest on Monday
Cricket World Cup: Australia to rest on Monday

The Australian cricket team will have a day off on Monday before assembling here on Tuesday ahead of their World Cup quarterfinal against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke sidesteps fall-out talk with Darren Lehmann
Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke sidesteps fall-out talk with Darren Lehmann

Michael Clarke shrugged off suggestions he was at loggerheads with Australia coach Darren Lehmann by telling reporters today: "You won't get headlines out of me".

Will split Test and ODI series during future tours, says CA CEO James Sutherland
Will split Test and ODI series during future tours, says CA CEO James Sutherland

The Indian cricket team's 2014-15 tour of Australia is the last time when it would have played both the Tests and tri-nation ODI series together as it will be split into two separate tours from now on, said Cricket Australia's Chief Executive James Sutherland.

Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy
Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy

Australia`s cricketers will get the opportunity to test a new helmet attachment designed in the aftermath of the Phillip Hughes tragedy, it was announced on Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin hints at ODI retirement
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin hints at ODI retirement

Acknowledging that it would be great to sign off from one-day cricket if his team wins the cricket World Cup, Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said he has not decided on a date when he will retire but is close to hanging up his boots in the 50-overs format.

Eight teams for inaugural Women's Big Bash League
Eight teams for inaugural Women's Big Bash League

Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday confirmed that eight teams will compete in the inaugural Women's Big Bash League (WBBL), to be launched in the 2015-16 season.

84,336 attend World Cup opener at MCG
84,336 attend World Cup opener at MCG

 A gigantic crowd of almost 85,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) cheered Australia to victory as they beat arch-rivals England by 111 runs in the World Cup opener here Saturday.

Michael Clarke could have played World Cup opener, says Shane Warne
Michael Clarke could have played World Cup opener, says Shane Warne

Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne Friday said Australian captain Michael Clarke is fitter than he has been in the last five years and should have been picked for Australia's World Cup opener against England Saturday.

Harsher punishment for breaching conduct code: ICC
Harsher punishment for breaching conduct code: ICC

Following the ongoing debate as to what exactly separates legitimate aggression from verbal abuse, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has warned that any player who cross the divide can expect harsher sanctions during the coming World Cup.

Michael Clarke bowls in World Cup warm-up match against Bangladesh
Michael Clarke bowls in World Cup warm-up match against Bangladesh

Australian captain Michael Clarke took a sharp catch in the slips, fielded on the boundary and sent down two overs at the Allan Border Field here Thursday as he ticked off another important milestone on the road to leading his country at the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Australia's Michael Clarke continues comeback in Brisbane
Australia's Michael Clarke continues comeback in Brisbane

Australia captain Michael Clarke continued his push to prove his fitness ahead of the cricket World Cup by bowling two overs and fielding in multiple positions in a warm-up match against Bangladesh on Thursday.

Mike Hussey to work with South Africa at Cricket World Cup
Mike Hussey to work with South Africa at Cricket World Cup

Cricket Australia has confirmed former Australia batsman Mike Hussey will work with South Africa in a consultancy role during the Cricket World Cup.

Michael Clarke ready for any World Cup fitness test: Trainer
Michael Clarke ready for any World Cup fitness test: Trainer

Recuperating Australian captain Michael Clarke will pass the most challenging fitness test to confirm his place in the World Cup squad, his long time personal trainer said Wednesday.

Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann
Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann

Putting to rest speculation about Michael Clarke's dipping popularity within the national cricket team, coach Darren Lehmann said that Australian captain occupies the second-most important position after the Prime Minister and everyone wants him to be fit and raring to go.

James Faulkner to miss start of World Cup due to abdominal strain
James Faulkner to miss start of World Cup due to abdominal strain

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner is likely to miss the start of the cricket World Cup as he is suffering from a moderate grade abdominal muscle strain, Cricket Australia said today.

Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus
Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus

 Ryan Harris will sit out the remainder of the Sheffield Shield season to allow the fast bowling spearhead to be at his peak for this winter's Ashes series as Australia seeks to win an away series for the first time since 2001.

Michael Clarke ready to play for Australia under captain Steven Smith
Michael Clarke ready to play for Australia under captain Steven Smith

 Australian skipper Michael Clarke, battling to regain fitness from hamstring surgery and chronic back pain, said Monday he would be prepared to play under the captaincy of young gun Steve Smith.