Set to make a return to the Australian cricket squad against Pakistan for the first Test in Dubai, pacer Peter Siddle said Monday that he has gained five kg which has helped him regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann demands from his fast bowlers.
Australian business magnate Don Argus, who penned the landmark review of Australian cricket in 2011, has warned the team and its selectors that they must not be fooled into thinking the job is done despite the Ashes hosts revival.
Australian batsman George Bailey won`t need the plane ticket he bought himself a month ago so he could be a spectator at the Boxing Day Test as he still remains a part of the national squad, eager to notch up another good performance.
Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson has said that a 5-0 whitewash of the England team in the ongoing Ashes would give Australia a perfect opportunity to set the standard for a lengthy domination in the world scene.
Former Australian Test speedster Brett Lee has expressed his excitement at thought of pairing the recovering Pat Cummins with the fiery Mitchell Johnson to unleash a frightening pace attack, with the duo capable of cracking 150km/h.
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has commended his successor Michael Clarke and his side for their 3-0 lead in the five-Test winter Ashes series and has termed it as possibly the greatest win in the history of Australian cricket.
Australia`s transformation over the last three months came about because the players simply got fed up with losing and decided to put in the hard work to turn their fortunes around, captain Michael Clarke said after they won the Ashes on Tuesday.
Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has revealed that he is actually a pretty emotional guy and cries at every bloody movie that he gets to watch, making him not mind players showing emotion and crying.