Australian batsman Usman Khawaja on road to recovery
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja on road to recovery

 Australian batsman Usman Khawaja is set to pick up a cricket bat this week for the first time since injuring his knee last summer, and remains determined to lead Australia A on their tour of India in July.

Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Pat Cummins expects David Warner to fire Australia to World Cup glory
Pat Cummins expects David Warner to fire Australia to World Cup glory

 Australian pacer Patrick Cummins has backed explosive opener David Warner to carry his Test form into the one-dayers and prove his critics wrong by bringing Australia its fifth World Cup title.

Phil Hughes' death still causing concern for fast bowlers, says Pat Cummins
Phil Hughes' death still causing concern for fast bowlers, says Pat Cummins

Pacer Patrick Cummins has admitted the mode of Phillip Hughes' tragic death is still in the back of the minds of Australian pacemen as they continue to bowl bouncers in cricket matches.

Pat Cummins to change ` arm swing` ahead of `rehab` Australia A tour

Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that he has made changes to his swinging action to make him less prone to injury.

‘Injured’ Cummins eyeing Ashes comeback

Patrick Cummins has set his sights on resurrecting his career in next year`s Ashes series after the teenage pace ace ruled himself out of Australia`s upcoming tour of India with yet another injury.

‘Injury-prone’ Cummins in yet another injury scare

Teenage Australian fast bowler Patrick Cummins underwent scans on Wednesday after he complained of soreness, which can be a possible side strain, but officials of his domestic team New South Wales (NSW) are hopeful they will not confirm another injury setback for the highly talented pace man.

Cummins set to be included in Test team roster for Proteas series

Young fast bowler Patrick Cummins, who hasn’t played a first-class match in over a year, is expected to be a part of a roster of five fast bowlers against the world number one side, South Africa.

Brett Lee backs Cummins to be Australia’s next fast-bowling superstar

“This kid is going to be a superstar. He`s only 19 years of age, he does everything with the ball, he`s got a great temperament,” Lee told a newspaper.

Cummins, Johnson back to Australian squad for England tour

Young fast bowler Patrick Cummins and Mitchell Johnson returned to the Australian squad for a five-match One-Day series against England and one game against Ireland, after recovering from their respective foot injuries.

Facing Cummins was really exciting, says U-19 captain Unmukt

He led from the front during India U-19`s recent Quadrangular championship victory Down Under and for colts captain Unmukt Chand, it was a learning experience facing Aussie pace sensation Patrick Cummins.

Oz pacer Cummins eyeing Twenty20 World Cup

Australian pacer Patrick Cummins plans to use his selection in Australia`s under-19 team to secure a berth in the national Twenty20 World Cup team.

Kasprowicz tells fast bowlers to get acquainted with ‘niggle worm’

Mike Kasprowicz says fast bowlers like James Pattinson, Cummins need to get acquainted with the ‘niggle worm’

Aus pacer Ryan Harris wary about breaking down again

Set to return in Test cricket against India on Friday, Australian paceman Ryan Harris is wary about breaking down again and said that he had "bad thoughts" about his recurring injury problems.

Bowling alongside Pattinson will be exciting prospect: Cummins

Injured Australian speedster Patrick Cummins is eyeing to form a formidable new-ball pair for the national side with James Pattinson.

Injured Cummins would have been a handful for Tendulkar: Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh has criticized Cricket Australia for blooding and promoting youngsters like pace spearhead Patrick Cummins prematurely.

Brett Lee excited about bowling with Cummins

Brett Lee`s illness prevented him teaming up with teenager Cummins who was also on the South African tour.

Cummins’ manager backs him to play in all three formats

Patrick Cummins’ manager has said the pacer should be allowed to play in all three international formats for Australia.

Cummins must be rested to ensure his bright future: Clarke

Michael Clarke has reckoned that pace bowler Pat Cummins should not be used in all formats of cricket.

Cummins looking forward to making the most out of Test debut chance

Pat Cummins says that he is looking forward to making the most of his Test debut, if he is chosen to play in the second Test against SA.