Shane Warne wants 'misfiring' Michael Clarke to bat at No.5
Shane Warne wants 'misfiring' Michael Clarke to bat at No.5

Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne has insisted that skipper Michael Clarke should bat at No.5 instead of No. 4, if his side wants to keep the Ashes hopes alive when they will take on England in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge.

10-year-old Australia boy invents blood test strip disposal unit

 A 10-year-old diabetic boy in Australia has used a 3D printer to develop a blood test strip disposal unit and his invention may even win him a trip to NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in the US.

Australia to tour Bangladesh this year
Australia to tour Bangladesh this year

Australia will head to Bangladesh to play two Tests in October, the first such series between the nations since 2006, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Sunday.

Australian beaches closed after new shark sightings

Several beaches on the east coast of Australia were closed today after fresh shark sightings as authorities warned swimmers to be vigilant following an attack that left a surfer with serious arm and leg injuries.

2015 Ashes: England call up Liam Plunkett, Mark Footitt for fourth Test
2015 Ashes: England call up Liam Plunkett, Mark Footitt for fourth Test

England have added pace bowlers Liam Plunkett and Mark Footitt to a 14-man squad announced Saturday for next week`s fourth Ashes Test against Australia at Trent Bridge.

Brad Haddin omission hardest decision of my career: Darren Lehmann
Brad Haddin omission hardest decision of my career: Darren Lehmann

Overlooking Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin for the third Ashes test was the "hardest decision I have had to make as coach", Darren Lehmann said.

England sequence gives Australia hope of levelling Ashes
England sequence gives Australia hope of levelling Ashes

Australia may have lost the third Ashes Test by eight wickets inside three days at Edgbaston on Friday, but England`s extraordinary inconsistency should give them hope of squaring the five-match series at Trent Bridge next week.

Australia says will continue push for MH17 prosecution

 Australia vowed Saturday no let up in its quest to prosecute those who shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine, saying Russia`s veto of a UN resolution raised further questions about its involvement.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke demands more of bowlers, himself
Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke demands more of bowlers, himself

Australia captain Michael Clarke called for an improved performance by his attack and was even harder on himself after an eight-wicket defeat by England in the third Test at Edgbaston on Friday left his side 2-1 down in the five-match Ashes series.

Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook sets sights on back-to-back wins
Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook sets sights on back-to-back wins

England captain Alastair Cook has challenged his side to end their frustrating inconsistency by winning two Tests in a row and regaining the Ashes at Trent Bridge.

`Backpackers in Australia facing sex demands'

Some backpacking travellers to Australia are being coerced to perform sexual acts for employers who must sign documents allowing them to extend their visas.

New CCTV images released in Indian woman's murder case in Australia; probe may be widened to India

Australian police Friday said they may expand their probe to India in search of clues on the brutal murder of a 41-year-old Indian woman in Sydney as they released a new video of a person they want to question in connection with the killing of the IT professional in March.

Australia `increasingly confident debris from MH370`: Search chief
Australia `increasingly confident debris from MH370`: Search chief

Australian search authorities on Friday said they were "increasingly confident" plane debris that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island is from missing flight MH370, with formal identification possible within 24 hours.

Ashes 2015: Steven Finn elated after `fantastic` return
Ashes 2015: Steven Finn elated after `fantastic` return

England fast bowler Steven Finn said it felt "fantastic" to be back among the wickets in Test cricket after taking England to the verge of an Ashes victory at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Surfer seriously injured in Australian shark attack

A surfer was seriously injured as he fought a shark off the Australian east coast today, less than a week after a fatal attack, police said.

Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets
Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson became the fifth person to take 300 wickets in Tests for his side in the history of the game. Johnson achieved the feat against England in the ongoing Ashes Test match in Edgbaston.

Moderate quake strikes Australia

A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake today struck Australia's northeast Queensland state.

Australia says aircraft wreckage `very important development`

Australia on Thursday said the discovery of aircraft wreckage in the Indian Ocean was "a very important development" in the hunt for MH370, and it was feasible debris could have floated to the French island of La Reunion.

Ashes 2015: Chris Rogers laments Australia`s lack of fight
Ashes 2015: Chris Rogers laments Australia`s lack of fight

Chris Rogers was left to rue a lack of fight on the part of his fellow Australia batsmen as England dominated the first day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Lord's failure spurred me on, says England's James Anderson
Lord's failure spurred me on, says England's James Anderson

Bowling 33 overs without success in England`s second test defeat by Australia at Lord`s knocked the confidence of paceman James Anderson who returned to form with a bang on Wednesday.