Cricket Australia have postponed the tour of Bangladesh due to security concerns. Cricket Australia released a statement on Thursday stating that due to concern about the safety and security of the Australian Test team, it has been forced to postpone cricket series.
Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has expressed concerns about the pink ball to be used in the first day-night test, saying it behaved "very differently" to the usual red ball and crowds might not even be able to see it.
Australia and New Zealand will play the first day-night match in Test cricket`s 138-year history, cricket chiefs announced Tuesday, in a bid to drive up dwindling spectator numbers for the five-day game.
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.
The much-awaited World Cup clash between co-hosts Australia and New Zealand will be about more than just the race for quarter-final places with the cricket boards of both countries on Tuesday confirming that the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy will be at stake.
Michael Clarke may just meet the fitness deadline to lead the national team into the World Cup starting February 14, even as many Australia cricket officials are mulling appointing Steven Smith as full-time captain after the 50-over showpiece event.
Volatile Australian batsman David Warner was on Monday warned by his cricket Board boss to "stop looking for trouble" after he engaged in verbal spat with Indian opener Rohit Sharma during the tri-series match between their sides here on Sunday.
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.