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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.