It's official: Allan Donald named Australia's bowling coach for Sri Lanka tour

It's official: Allan Donald named Australia's bowling coach for Sri Lanka tour

The appointment of Donald comes after Western Australia bowling coach Adam Griffith was announced as the bowling coach for the tour of the West Indies in June, which precedes the Sri Lankan tour.

PHOTO: Australian speedster Mitchell Starc ties knot with Alyssa Healy

PHOTO: Australian speedster Mitchell Starc ties knot with Alyssa Healy

Several of Starc's New South Wales teammates attended the event.

Steve Smith: Skipper backs Aussies as `nice guys` despite dissent rap

Steve Smith: Skipper backs Aussies as `nice guys` despite dissent rap

Despite the on-field dissent, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum, who retired from international cricket at the end of the Test, maintained there was a good relationship between the two sides.

VIDEO: Watch Brendon McCullum's emotional farewell speech

VIDEO: Watch Brendon McCullum's emotional farewell speech

Even though New Zealand lost the match by 7 wickets, McCullum's blistering knock was one of the highlights of the match.

Darren Lehmann cannot see himself continue as Australian coach beyond 2019

Darren Lehmann cannot see himself continue as Australian coach beyond 2019

A recent bout of deep vein thrombosis has proved to be a "reality check" for the former Aussie player.

1st Test, New Zealand vs Australia: Brendon McCullum falls for duck on Day 1, visitors in total control

1st Test, New Zealand vs Australia: Brendon McCullum falls for duck on Day 1, visitors in total control

The Kiwi fans who gathered in big numbers at the Basin Reserve for Brendon McCullum's 100th Test were left disappointed after the Aussies took total control on Day 1 of the first Test.

Steve Waugh: Dropping Shane Warne in 1999 Test was a part of my job as captain

Steve Waugh: Dropping Shane Warne in 1999 Test was a part of my job as captain

17 years after the being dropped for the final Test of the series against the Windies - which the Aussies went on to win to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy – Warne showed he still was upset with his former skipper.

VIDEO: Watch one ball that changed Shane Warne's career...

VIDEO: Watch one ball that changed Shane Warne's career...

The legendary leggie recalled one of his flippers against West Indies, as a ball that changed his career.

Steve Waugh: Read his response to Shane Warne 'most selfish cricketer' remark

Steve Waugh: Read his response to Shane Warne 'most selfish cricketer' remark

17 years after the leggie was dropped for the final Test of the series - which the Aussies went on to win to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy – Warne still holds grudges against his former skipper.

Shane Warne: Steve Waugh is the most selfish cricketer I have played with

Shane Warne: Steve Waugh is the most selfish cricketer I have played with

Despite the success of the Australian side, the duo never really got along.

James Faulkner's injury adds to Australia woes

James Faulkner's injury adds to Australia woes

Australia had injury added to insult after being thrashed in the opening one-day international against New Zealand with an injured James Faulkner returning home Thursday.

Big Bash party over for Chris Gayle after his sexist behaviour: Reports

Big Bash party over for Chris Gayle after his sexist behaviour: Reports

A report said that the 36-year-old's cards have been marked ‘never to return’ to the Big Bash League by Cricket Australia.

Australian skipper Steve Smith seeks explanation on DRS malfunction

Australian skipper Steve Smith seeks explanation on DRS malfunction

After yet another DRS failure during his team’s victory over West Indies in the second Test on Tuesday, Australian skipper Steve Smith is all set to seek an explanation from the match referee Chris Broad.

When Josh Hazlewood beat Shoaib Akhtar​ to become world's fastest bowler with 164 kmph delivery!

When Josh Hazlewood beat Shoaib Akhtar​ to become world's fastest bowler with 164 kmph delivery!

One of Hazlewood's ball was recorded as the fastest ball in the history of the sport as the official broadcaster Channel 9’s speedometer clocked 164.2 kmph (102 mph).

Steve Smith: Australia's run-machine pinching himself after bagging two prestigious ICC awards

Steve Smith: Australia's run-machine pinching himself after bagging two prestigious ICC awards

Smith has also become the second youngest player to reach the number one ranking for Test batsmen behind Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar.

World's top sporting moments of 2015

World's top sporting moments of 2015

Yet another world cup year, and in cricket, Australia lifted their fifth title, even as their Antipodean neighbours New Zealand stole the thunder in Rugby's greatest spectacle. Here are some of the biggest sporting moments from the world arena.

James Pattinson included in Australian team, Nathan Coulter-Nile left out

James Pattinson included in Australian team, Nathan Coulter-Nile left out

Pattinson will join Adelaide Test man-of-the-match Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle in the new-ball attack.

Retiring Mitchell Johnson thanks supporters, team-mates for 'backing him all the way'

Retiring Mitchell Johnson thanks supporters, team-mates for 'backing him all the way'

Johnson picked both Kiwi wickets which fell on the final day of the Perth Test.

Peter Siddle `shocked` by omission for Gabba Test against New Zealand

Peter Siddle `shocked` by omission for Gabba Test against New Zealand

Australian selectors preferred Josh Hazlewood over Siddle.

Several spots up for grabs in Australian playing XI: Shane Warne

Several spots up for grabs in Australian playing XI: Shane Warne

Shane Warne says there are at least five spots open in Australia's XI for the series opener against New Zealand on November 5.