India vs Australia: Michael Clarke relieved of media duties ahead of first Test
India vs Australia: Michael Clarke relieved of media duties ahead of first Test

Australian captain Michael Clarke, who has been under intense emotional stress after the passing away of his brother-like mate Phillip Hughes, has been relieved of addressing the customary press conference on Monday ahead of the first Test against India starting December 9, here.

Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes
Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes

Selected quotes from eulogies and tributes to Phillip Hughes on Wednesday as Australia bid farewell to the cricketer at his funeral in his hometown of Macksville, New South Wales.

Michael Clarke to bear Phil Hughes` coffin at funeral
Michael Clarke to bear Phil Hughes` coffin at funeral

Australia skipper Michael Clarke will be one of the pallbearers and will lead tributes at the funeral of his close friend Phillip Hughes on Wednesday, Cricket Australia announced.

India vs Australia: Players struggling as Test series rescheduled
India vs Australia: Players struggling as Test series rescheduled

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland Tuesday said it was too early to say which players would be mentally ready for the rescheduled Test series against India following Phillip Hughes` death, as mourners began arriving for his funeral.

Australia understanding if grieving players still not ready
Australia understanding if grieving players still not ready

Cricket Australia will be understanding of players who feel uncomfortable about playing in the wake of the death of Phillip Hughes when the rescheduled India test series starts next week, chief executive James Sutherland said on Tuesday.

Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!
Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!

Phillip Hughes, who would have been celebrating his 26th birthday on Sunday, will remain unbeaten at 63 runs, forever.

India vs Australia: Phillip Hughes' adopted home town of Adelaide can now host first Test
India vs Australia: Phillip Hughes' adopted home town of Adelaide can now host first Test

The first Test between India and Australia may be shifted from Brisbane to Adelaide, the adopted home town of Phillip Hughes, providing both teams more time to come to terms with the tragic death of the cricketer who was to turn 26 on Sunday.

Australia to launch safety review after Phil Hughes' death
Australia to launch safety review after Phil Hughes' death

Cricket Australia will "immediately" launch a review into safety protocols and protection for players after the death of batsman Phillip Hughes, the organisation`s chief executive James Sutherland said on Friday.

Youngster Sean Abbott who bowled fatal Phil Hughes ball `broken`
Youngster Sean Abbott who bowled fatal Phil Hughes ball `broken`

A "broken" Sean Abbott faced rebuilding his life Friday after delivering the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, although the young bowler was holding up well given the circumstances.

Australia says too early for India test decision
Australia says too early for India test decision

Emotions were still too raw in the wake of the death of Phillip Hughes to make a decision on whether to go ahead with next week`s first test against India, Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said on Friday.

 

A sport left heartbroken by death of Phillip Hughes
A sport left heartbroken by death of Phillip Hughes

 The cricket world was in mourning on Thursday following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died in a Sydney hospital, two days after being hit in the head by a ball.

Cricket World Cup: Australia eye Olympic-size boost
Cricket World Cup: Australia eye Olympic-size boost

Australia is anticipating the 11th Cricket World Cup to be the biggest sports event staged in the country since the 2000 Sydney Olympics with ticket sales moving briskly.

James Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief
James Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief

James Sutherland has been reappointed as Cricket Australia's chief executive beyond the 2015 World Cup, the organisation said on Thursday.

Day-night Test likely in 2015-16 season

Many delays and trials later, day-night Tests may soon be a reality with Australia and New Zealand set to play in a historic five-day game with pink balls during the next calender year.

International cricket to return to Canberra`s Manuka Oval

International cricket will return to the Manuka Oval here in November with Australia scheduled to play South Africa in a One-Day International (ODI) under lights Nov 19.

CA pays tribute to victorious Australia women`s team

Cricket Australia Monday paid tribute to the country`s women cricket team, the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars, after they claimed their third consecutive ICC Women’s World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh.

Sutherland confident 2015 World Cup`s success will not be marred by T20 rise

Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland is reportedly confident that the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will not be trapped by the start of the winter sporting codes or the rise of Twenty20 cricket.

CA hoping night Tests `get off ground` in two years against Kiwis

Cricket Australia ( CA) boss James Sutherland has reiterated his support behind the idea of night Test matches, saying that he believes that the concept might get off the ground in two years` time against New Zealand.

Winter Ashes on track to become most-watched series ever played in Oz, says CA

Cricket Australia (CA) has said that the ongoing winter Ashes series is on track to be the most-watched and most-followed series ever played in Australia.

Arthur felt emotional for right reasons after watching Oz`s reversal of fortunes in Ashes

The Australian media has reported that former national coach Mickey Arthur felt a bit emotional as Australia gained an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the Ashes, and felt this way for the right reasons.