Ricky Ponting backs Gurinder Sandhu for World Cup appearance
Ricky Ponting backs Gurinder Sandhu for World Cup appearance

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has named three potential bowlers to be included in the final-15 of the World Cup squad, which includes Indian-origin medium-pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu.

Missing AirAsia plane no MH370 mystery: Australia PM

The plight of a missing AirAsia jet lost over the Java Sea cannot be equated with Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which vanished without a trace in March, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday.

Australia joins hunt for missing AirAsia flight

Australia on Monday joined the Indonesia-led search for an AirAsia plane which disappeared on the weekend with 162 people on board, the military said.

Australia offers help to find missing AirAsia flight

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop offered to help Indonesia in the search and rescue mission for the Malaysian plane missing since early morning.

Virat Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field
Virat Kohli hits out at Aussies on and off the field

Virat Kohli says he enjoys the on-field banter with Australia but he let his bat do the talking Sunday with a Test-best 169 to help India fight back in the third Test.

MS Dhoni has struggled as Test captain for a while: Sourav Ganguly
MS Dhoni has struggled as Test captain for a while: Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has not been able to get the best out of the team at the Test level for quite some time despite being the leader for close to 60 matches.

Indian bowling attack is hopeless: Sunil Gavaskar
Indian bowling attack is hopeless: Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar was scathing in his criticism after Ishant Sharma and company conceded 500 runs for the third time in the ongoing Test series against Australia, saying that he has "no expectations" from the Indian bowling attack and termed it "hopeless".

Amazing Steve Smith flattens India to put hosts in command
Amazing Steve Smith flattens India to put hosts in command

Captain Steve Smith cracked his third successive century with a heroic 192 as Indian bowlers put up a poor show to allow Australia post a mammoth first innings total of 530 and gain control of the third cricket Test here today.

David Warner fails to take field after hand injury
David Warner fails to take field after hand injury

David Warner on Saturday failed to take field against India in the ongoing Boxing Day cricket Test after the Australian opener suffered a nasty blow on his right forearm at the MCG nets.

I regret my act of dissent in 1981: Sunil Gavaskar
I regret my act of dissent in 1981: Sunil Gavaskar

Almost three decades after the infamous walkout incident in the Melbourne cricket Test which generated huge controversy, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar today regretted his act of dissent and said that it was a big mistake on his part.

Australia's Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup
Australia's Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup

Australia captain Michael Clarke doubts he will be fit for the start of the World Cup in February but hopes to be back at some stage during the tournament.

Mitchell Marsh out of final India Test
Mitchell Marsh out of final India Test

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will miss next week`s final Test against India after scans confirmed problems with his injured hamstring, team officials said Saturday.

Mitchell Marsh to have hamstring scan, in doubt for Sydney Test
Mitchell Marsh to have hamstring scan, in doubt for Sydney Test

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will have a further scan on his injured hamstring, putting him in doubt for next week`s final Test against India, coach Darren Lehmann said Saturday.

Shane Watson laments untimely dismissal
Shane Watson laments untimely dismissal

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, despite posting his highest Test score in nearly a year, lamented the missed opportunity to capitalise on the good start he got and score a big century Friday.

Marathon man Steve Smith impresses once again
Marathon man Steve Smith impresses once again

At 25 years of age, captaining the Australian team and carrying the side's batting against India once again shows why Steve Smith is a sheer class act in modern day cricket. Smith scored a well made 72* and kept Aussies in the hunt of getting another big total in the third Test match against India in Melbourne on Friday.

First session tomorrow is crucial: Mohammed Shami
First session tomorrow is crucial: Mohammed Shami

Lauding his fellow bowlers for executing the plans well today, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami said the tourists would now aim to send Australia packing in the first session tomorrow in the ongoing third cricket Test here.

Veteran opener Chris Rogers buying time with Test runs
Veteran opener Chris Rogers buying time with Test runs

Late bloomer Chris Rogers says he hopes he is buying time to get enough runs to convince selectors to choose him for next year`s Ashes tour to England.

Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India
Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India

Steve Smith played another captain`s knock and Chris Rogers and Shane Watson hit fifties as Australia shared the opening day of the third Test with India in Melbourne on Friday.

Australian man charged over terror plot

An Australian man was charged on Wednesday in a counter terrorism operation after being found with documents indicating a possible terrorist attack against government targets in Sydney, in the aftermath of a deadly cafe siege in the country's largest city.

Pakistan World Cup hopeful Yasir Shah inspired by Shane Warne
Pakistan World Cup hopeful Yasir Shah inspired by Shane Warne

Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah is determined to make an impact at next year`s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand having been inspired by the great Shane Warne.