2nd Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia in complete control after brief England revival
2nd Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia in complete control after brief England revival

Australia repelled a brief England fightback led by Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes to remain firmly in control of the second Ashes test on the third day at Lord`s on Saturday.

Australia can emulate Bradman and 1948 team, says Nathan Lyon
Australia can emulate Bradman and 1948 team, says Nathan Lyon

The only time Australia successfully chased over 400 to win an Ashes test against England, a 39-year-old Don Bradman stroked an unbeaten 173, his final test century, and Arthur Morris bludgeoned 182 at Headingley in 1948.

Australia face record chase to win first Ashes Test
Australia face record chase to win first Ashes Test

Australia were set a target of 412 to win the first Ashes Test after dismissing England for 289 in their second innings to force the close of the third day in Cardiff on Friday.

Ryan Harris fails fitness test, likely to miss first Ashes test
Ryan Harris fails fitness test, likely to miss first Ashes test

Australian speedster Ryan Harris failed his fitness test on Wednesday before Australia's four-day tour match against Essex. The latest setback, in an injury prone career, means that the 35-year-old is effectively out of the first Ashes test against host England starting July 8.

Nathan Lyon to introduce mystery delivery against England
Nathan Lyon to introduce mystery delivery against England

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed that he has developed a mystery delivery ahead of the high-profile Ashes series against their traditional rivals England, according to reports.

Michael Clarke hits back at Jason Gillespie`s `Dad`s Army` jibe ahead of Ashes
Michael Clarke hits back at Jason Gillespie`s `Dad`s Army` jibe ahead of Ashes

Australia captain Michael Clarke said he expected to prove Jason Gillespie wrong after the former Ashes winner suggested the current squad were too old ahead of their latest clash with England.

Australia demolish hapless Windies to win series 2-0
Australia demolish hapless Windies to win series 2-0

Australia demolished hapless West Indies on the fourth day of the second and final Test at Sabina Park on Sunday, routing the home side for 114 to win by 277 runs and take the series 2-0.

Nathan Lyon claims Australian record with 142nd test wicket
Nathan Lyon claims Australian record with 142nd test wicket

Nathan Lyon says he still has plenty to learn despite becoming Australia`s most prolific off-spinner by removing Kraigg Brathwaite on the second day of the second test against West Indies in Kingston on Friday. 

Nathan Lyon becomes most successful Australian off-spinner
Nathan Lyon becomes most successful Australian off-spinner

 With the wicket of West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite midway through Day 2 of the second Test, Nathan Lyon became the most successful off-spinner in Australian Test cricket history.

2nd Test, Day 2: Windies collapse as Steve Smith just misses double ton
2nd Test, Day 2: Windies collapse as Steve Smith just misses double ton

West Indies slumped to 143 for eight in reply to Australia`s first innings total of 399 following an eventful second day of the second and final Test, highlighted by Steve Smith missing out on a double-century by just one run.

1st Test: Australia romp to victory over sorry West Indies
1st Test: Australia romp to victory over sorry West Indies

Australia completed a comprehensive nine-wicket victory just before stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Friday after the home side`s second innings resistance crumbled.

Australia's playing XI to be decided later: Darren Lehmann
Australia's playing XI to be decided later: Darren Lehmann

Australia cricket head coach Darren Lehmann says the selectors will wait until early next week to make up their minds about Australia's playing 11 for the first Test against the West Indies in Dominica.

Australia aim to get up West Indies 'noses' with bouncers
Australia aim to get up West Indies 'noses' with bouncers

Caribbean pitches may no longer have the zing to excite express pacemen but Australia will still look to soften up West Indies with a barrage of bouncers in the upcoming test series, bowling coach Craig McDermott has said.

Difference between India and Australia is Ravichandran Ashwin, says Stuart Clark
Difference between India and Australia is Ravichandran Ashwin, says Stuart Clark

Former Australia pacer Stuart Clark feels the advantage India have going into Thursday's semi-final is that they have "world class" off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in their ranks with the Michael Clarke-led side lacking a quality spinner.

ICC World Cup: I feel that expectation to really nail it, says Xavie Doherty
ICC World Cup: I feel that expectation to really nail it, says Xavie Doherty

Australia's left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty on Wednesday said he was feeling under pressure to prove that his World Cup selection ahead of Nathan Lyon will not be seen as a mistake.

Mindset has to change while selecting bowlers abroad: Anil Kumble
Mindset has to change while selecting bowlers abroad: Anil Kumble

Former captain Anil Kumble has said that the mindset of the Indian cricket team management must change and there has to be a more flexible approach in selecting the bowlers in the playing XI on overseas tours.

India vs Australia 2014: A record breaking series
India vs Australia 2014: A record breaking series

The high-profile Test series between India and Australia has finally come to an end, but together, both the teams managed to break many records, which will be remembered for a long time.

India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 5 - Statistical highlights
India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 5 - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of day five of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the SCG, here on Saturday.

Rahane, Bhuvneshwar save India to earn draw in Sydney Test
Rahane, Bhuvneshwar save India to earn draw in Sydney Test

Live updates from the fifth and final day of fourth Test match between India and Australia being played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Phillip Hughes's death still resonates as series draws to close
Phillip Hughes's death still resonates as series draws to close

 The death of Phillip Hughes less than six weeks ago still hung thick in the air at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday as Australia began preparations to play their first test match at the ground since.