India vs Australia: Host team's strengths and weaknesses
India vs Australia: Host team's strengths and weaknesses

Analysis of Australia squad before the four-test against India, which starts in Adelaide on Tuesday:

Australia edge South Africa in final ODI
Australia edge South Africa in final ODI

James Faulkner hit the winning boundary with five balls to spare to give Australia a thrilling two-wicket victory over South Africa on Sunday and push them to the top of the ICC one-day rankings.

5th ODI, Australia vs South Africa: As it happened...
5th ODI, Australia vs South Africa: As it happened...

Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in todays`s fifth ODI in Sydney.

4th ODI: Australia vs South Africa – Live Score
4th ODI: Australia vs South Africa – Live Score

Live updates from the 4th ODI match between Australia and South Africa being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154
2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154

South African speedster Morne Morkel on Sunday bowled exceedingly well in the second ODI to help his team restrict Australia to 154 runs, after the hosts decided to bat first after winning the toss.

Glenn Maxwell rushed back into Australia's T20 squad
Glenn Maxwell rushed back into Australia's T20 squad

Big-hitting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been called into Australia`s Twenty20 side for the remainder of their three-match series against South Africa and will join the team before the second contest in Melbourne on Friday.

Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?
Is Akshar Patel the new blue-eyed boy of Indian cricket?

All-rounder Akshar Patel, who has hardly played five ODI matches for India, is certainly a strong contender to be in the flight to Australia in February next year for the ICC World Cup.

Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz
Pakistan close on series win over Australia after Misbah-ul Haq's blitz

Pakistan were on the verge of their first series win over Australia in 20 years and victory in the second Test after skipper Misbah-ul Haq rewrote the recod books with his belligerent batting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Pakistan vs Australia: Aussies fight to save Test after Younis Khan's epic 213
Pakistan vs Australia: Aussies fight to save Test after Younis Khan's epic 213

Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday.

India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting
India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting

Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting said Saturday that an India-Australia clash will serve up as an ideal final for the 2015 World Cup to be held in his country and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.

Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep
Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep

Australia have returned to the top of the one-day international rankings following their 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Shahid Afridi fears for Pakistan`s World Cup chances
Shahid Afridi fears for Pakistan`s World Cup chances

Stand-in captain Shahid Afridi believes Pakistan`s abysmal performance in their 3-0 rout by Australia will hurt the team`s chances at next year`s World Cup.

Australia beat Pakistan by one run for series sweep
Australia beat Pakistan by one run for series sweep

Glenn Maxwell bowled a maiden final over and got two wickets to seal a thrilling one-run win for Australia in the third and final one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost
Mitchell Johnson targets Pakistan sweep for Cricket World Cup boost

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson wants to complete a cleansweep over Pakistan on Sunday to recapture the world`s top ranking and provide a tonic ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

2nd ODI: Glenn Maxwell, bowlers guide Australia to series win against Pakistan
2nd ODI: Glenn Maxwell, bowlers guide Australia to series win against Pakistan

Glenn Maxwell scored a quickfire 76 and with a good bowling effort from the bowlers, Australia won the 2nd ODI against Pakistan and also took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

1st ODI: Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson lead Australian rout of Pakistan
1st ODI: Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson lead Australian rout of Pakistan

Steven Smith scored a maiden one day hundred while paceman Mitchell Johnson took three wickets to help Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first day-night international on Tuesday.

Pakistan, Australia target Twenty20 future
Pakistan, Australia target Twenty20 future

Pakistan and Australia look to build their squads in the shortest format of the game when they meet in the lone Twenty20 international in Dubai on Sunday, but both are missing key men.

Chennai Super Kings​ demolish Kings XI Punjab to reach CLT20 final
Chennai Super Kings​ demolish Kings XI Punjab to reach CLT20 final

 Chennai Super Kings stormed into their second Champions League T20 final with a crushing 65-run victory over Kings XI Punjab here on Thursday.

CLT20, 2nd semi-final: CSK vs KXIP - As it happened...
CLT20, 2nd semi-final: CSK vs KXIP - As it happened...

It will be a clash of the titans as MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings take on George Bailey-led Kings XI Punjab in the first semi-final of the Champions League Twenty20.

CLT20 2014: Can CSK decode Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics?
CLT20 2014: Can CSK decode Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics?

Playing against Chennai Super Kings has always been the toughest challenge for an Indian franchise. The MS Dhoni-led side, which has a squad comprising world class cricketers, has over the years been a force to reckon with in the shortest format of the game.