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Rahul Dravid names Glenn McGrath as greatest fast bowler he has ever faced

Rahul Dravid names Glenn McGrath as greatest fast bowler he has ever faced

The 43-year-old has had some of his best outings with the bat against Australia.

Mitchell Starc-Josh Hazlewood to be Australia's best ever, predicts Jason Gillespie

Mitchell Starc-Josh Hazlewood to be Australia's best ever, predicts Jason Gillespie

Gillespie, touted as a potential successor to current Test coach Darren Lehmann, said their performance in the recent series defeat to South Africa was a rare bright spot.

Trent Boult set to return for ODI opener against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground

Trent Boult set to return for ODI opener against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground

Coach Mike Hesson said Boult was tracking "very well" for Sunday`s opener in the Chappell-Hadlee series having passed a fitness test.

Australian pacer Pat Cummins to make latest comeback in one-dayers

Australian pacer Pat Cummins to make latest comeback in one-dayers

With Australia choosing not to rest test spearheads Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, Smith had three genuinely quick bowlers at his disposal for the series against New Zealand that starts in Sydney on Sunday.

Steve Smith calls on new-look Aussies to be at their best to beat Pakistan in upcoming series

Steve Smith calls on new-look Aussies to be at their best to beat Pakistan in upcoming series

The Australian skipper said the injection of new players have energised the team after the Hobart nightmare.

Ricky Ponting willing to help Australia overcome ongoing crisis

Ricky Ponting willing to help Australia overcome ongoing crisis

Having resigned from his post as Mumbai Indians coach, speculations are rife that Ponting will return to the Australian set up in some capacity.

Australia vs New Zealand 2016: Aussies announce 14-man squad for ODI series; Hilton Cartwright surprise inclusion

Australia vs New Zealand 2016: Aussies announce 14-man squad for ODI series; Hilton Cartwright surprise inclusion

Interim chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said the panel had been keeping an eye on 24-year-old Cartwright`s progress at state level.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

The last time there were as many as five changes mid-season -- which is likely given either pacemen Jackson Bird or Chadd Sayers is likely to be 12th man in Adelaide -- was in the 1977-78 series against India after an innings defeat in Sydney.

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

There is a school of thought in cricketing fraternity that only when a big role with country's cricket board comes calling then only does someone decides to forego franchise cricket coaching offers.

Darren Lehmann issues warning, says only four players safe in Australian team

Darren Lehmann issues warning, says only four players safe in Australian team

Lehmann, whose coaching position is also under scrutiny after it was extended to 2019 only last August, said there will "definitely" be changes for next week's final day-night Test in Adelaide.

AUS vs SA: Cricket Australia bans spectator for three years over racist graffiti against Hashim Amla

AUS vs SA: Cricket Australia bans spectator for three years over racist graffiti against Hashim Amla

The 25-year-old from Longford in the state’s north will also appear in court after being charged by summons for the offence.

Australia vs South Africa: 'Embarrassed' Steve Smith says Aussies got to start finding a way to turn things around

Australia vs South Africa: 'Embarrassed' Steve Smith says Aussies got to start finding a way to turn things around

Smith also praised the quality of the Proteas bowling attack, led by Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander after strike bowler Dale Steyn was injured in the first Test.

WATCH: Dean Elgar's weird 'duck' which gave David Warner a life during 2nd Australia-South Africa Test

WATCH: Dean Elgar's weird 'duck' which gave David Warner a life during 2nd Australia-South Africa Test

Warner was batting on 24 when the incident happened and he couldn't make the best of the opportunity as he was bowled by Abbott in the 23rd over.

2nd Test, Day 2: Rain washes out second day at Hobart between Australia, South Africa

2nd Test, Day 2: Rain washes out second day at Hobart between Australia, South Africa

The capitulation revisited the nightmares of their miserable 47 in Cape Town in 2011 and England`s demolition of them for 60 at Trent Bridge last year.

Cricket Australia compensates $4 Million to Phillip Hughes' family - Report

Cricket Australia compensates $4 Million to Phillip Hughes' family - Report

Concluding the inquest, NSW Coroner Michael Barnes said Hughes's death was an accident.

Ryan Harris, Brad Haddin to join Australia cricket team's coaching staff in New Zealand

Ryan Harris, Brad Haddin to join Australia cricket team's coaching staff in New Zealand

Haddin, 38, has been involved preparing the next generation of talent in the Australia `A` side, while Harris, who has aspirations of becoming the team`s next head bowling coach, was an assistant during the one-day international team`s recent 5-0 whitewash by South Africa on tour.

Australia vs South Africa: Kagiso Rabada's five-fer guides Proteas to 177-run win over hosts in 1st Test

Australia vs South Africa: Kagiso Rabada's five-fer guides Proteas to 177-run win over hosts in 1st Test

Rabada, who bowled his heart out in the second innings in the absence of bowling spearhead Dale Steyn, picked five wickets to put the Aussies on backfoot.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Faf du Plessis-led South Africa were in total control of the first Test against Australia where at the end of Day 3, they were leading by 388 runs with four wickets remaining.

Phillip Hughes tragic death: No one to blame for, it was caused by 'minuscule misjudgment'

Phillip Hughes tragic death: No one to blame for, it was caused by 'minuscule misjudgment'

Concerns had been raised during the inquest by Hughes` family about on-field sledging, including threats against him, and the amount of short, fast deliveries he faced which they felt the umpires could have stopped.

AUS vs SA: David Warner sets internet on fire with MIND-BLOWING six against Dale Steyn at the WACA – WATCH

AUS vs SA: David Warner sets internet on fire with MIND-BLOWING six against Dale Steyn at the WACA – WATCH

In the process of hitting Dale Steyn for a six over wide third man, David Warner lost his balance and his photograph of lying flat on the pitch was all over the social-media.