Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in
Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in

All-rounder Shane Watson, who is struggling with a tight hamstring, joins a long list of absentees from Australia`s top batting line-up to face England in the tri-series one-day international at Hobart on Friday.

ODI tri-series: Aussies eye final berth as they take on England
ODI tri-series: Aussies eye final berth as they take on England

Its three key players, including skipper George Bailey, would be missing in action but the Australian cricket team would look to seal a place in the ODI tri-series final when it clashes with a confident England, here on Friday.

ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan
ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan

Quite pleased with his personal form but devastated by the team's loss, England cricket captain Eoin Morgan on Saturday blamed the defeat against Australia in the ODI tri-series opener on the top-order collapse triggered by pacer Mitchell Starc.

Australian selectors put Ryan Harris in cotton wool for Ashes
Australian selectors put Ryan Harris in cotton wool for Ashes

Leading paceman Ryan Harris will miss the World Cup with an eye to Australia`s Ashes campaign in England later this year, selectors said on Sunday.

Alec Stewart says Flower`s ways had `sucked` fun out of England

Former England captain Alec Stewart has said that the fun and enjoyment had been sucked out of the team under outgoing team director Andy Flower`s stewardship and that the players were too scared to question his inflexible ways.

Australia women win third T20I against England

Australia defeated England by seven wickets in the third Twenty20 International of the Women’s Ashes at Stadium Australia here Sunday.

`Awful` bowling forced `powerless` Swann to quit Test cricket during Ashes

Former England spinner Graeme Swann, who retired during the Ashes series in Australia, said he chose to walk away during because his bowling was awful and he felt powerless during matches.

3rd ODI: Warner, Marsh guide Australia to seven-wicket win over England

David Warner and Shaun Marsh smashed fifties to complement their bowlers` efforts as Australia crushed England by seven wickets in the third one-day international in Sydney on Sunday to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.

Johnson confirms giving advice to Finn during Ashes

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson advised out of form England pacer Steve Finn how to make a comeback.

Is James Faulkner more handy all-rounder than Bevan?

Very much like Michael Bevan, James Faulkner also has a knack to play till the very end of the innings to help his team to come out triumphant. Even Australian skipper Michael Clarke reportedly praised the dashing youngster as the team’s ‘new Michael Bevan’ after his heroics at Gabba.

Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory

James Faulkner`s late heroics powered Australia to a thrilling one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday.

Struggling Steven Finn welcomes England break

Fast bowler Steven Finn admitted today that he needed a break from cricket after being sent home from England`s tour of Australia to work on his bowling action.

Mitchell vows more intimidation of England

Mitchell Johnson destroyed England in the Ashes and is promising the same level of intimidation when he returns to Australia`s one-day side on Friday.

1st ODI, Australia vs England - As it happened...

Live updates from 1st ODI between Australia and England

The Ashes: Clarke, Lehmann thank fans for relentless support through tough times

After thrashing England 5-0 to reclaim the Ashes, Australian skipper Michael Clarke thanked all his fans for their support through the tough times faced by the team in the last one year.

The Ashes: Unchanged Australian team achieves a rare feat

At last, after facing humiliation in the Ashes for quite some time, Australians are back with a bang.

Harris, Johnson heroes as Aussie sweep Ashes

Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes clean sweep against England on Sunday as the tourists crumbled against a formidable pace attack to go down to a humiliating 281-run defeat in the fifth Test.

The Ashes: Aussies ready for South Africa challenge, says Clarke

Michael Clarke said Australia will take the greatest bowling attack in world cricket to South Africa next month in a bid to challenge the number one Test side, after securing a 5-0 Ashes whitewash over England on Sunday.

Australia leapfrog England and Pakistan into third place

India held on to their second spot even as a resurgent Australia leapfrogged to third in the latest ICC Test rankings after whitewashing England 5-0 in the Ashes series on Sunday.

Australia crush England to seal 5-0 Ashes sweep

A rampant Australia sealed a 5-0 Ashes series sweep by skittling England out for 166 to claim a 281-run victory with more than two days to spare in the fifth test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.