Oz media says Lyon moving up on Oz`s best off-spinners` list

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon is moving silently up on the list of his country`s best performed off-spinners following his impressive 5-130 from a marathon 46 overs during South Africa`s meandering first innings of the second Test at Port Elizabeth, according to the Australian media.

Ashes are as good as ours, says Aussie media

Australia`s newspapers on Monday said the Ashes were as good as won, revelling in "the sun setting" on hapless England as they began talking about a 5-0 series whitewash.

Oz media says current Perth conditions not as `hot` as once during Pak-Aus series

The Australian media has claimed that the current temperatures at the Perth cricket ground during the third Ashes Test are not as brutal as the 50 degree temperatures players have contested in years ago.

Oz media says Johnson must remain `cool killer` to keep striking in Ashes

The Australian media has suggested that Mitchell Johnson should remain the same `cool killer` if his side are to win back the Ashes against England in the Perth Test.

Oz media says Clarke `most important player in country` since Border

The Australian media has said that captain Michael Clarke is the country`s most important cricketer since the legendary Allan Border.

Shit happens, says Australian media firm head on India-born British nurse death

The chairman of the Australian media company that owns the radio station responsible for the infamous royal prank call to India-born British nurse Jacintha Saldanha which led her to suicide has dismissed the controversy, saying "shit happens".

Oz media hails `run-machine` Virat Kohli as `new` Tendulkar

The Australian media has claimed that India`s massive win in the second one-day international against Australia has proved that there is life after Sachin Tendulkar, especially with Virat Kohli leading the way.

Ashes type series `too big` to test `experimental` DRS technology

The Australian media has argued that with the ICC in a clear DRS developmental phase, wisdom dictates the cricketing body should instead experiment in a county cricket or Sheffield Shield environment, similar to the approach taken by the ARL Commission.

Clarke-Watson tensions sparked by Clarke assuming captainship

The Australian media has said that the tension between national captain Michael Clarke and Shane Watson had intensified when Clarke was made captain and Watson his deputy in 2011.

Oz struggle in first Ashes Test blend of flawed judgement, DRS

The Australian media has said that Australia`s struggling run chase in the first Ashes Test is a combination of flaws in its own judgement and the under-fire decision review system (DRS).

Warner attacks Australian media on twitter, faces enquiry

David Warner is facing a Cricket Australia enquiry after attacking two noted Australian cricket writers on his twitter page.

Australian media hails "Cyclone Dhawan"

The Australian media today were effusive in their praise for the magnificent unbeaten 185 by India`s debutant Shikhar Dhawan.

Media defends Oz selectors, Inverarity, says ‘non-quality’ team more responsible for India fiasco

The Australian media has defended the Australian national cricket team’s selectors’ chairman John Inverarity and said that instead of blaming him for the fiasco in India, the public should look into the faults of the non-quality batsmen and lacklustre bowling attack of the Oz team.

Was it murder or suicide in 2nd Test, asks Australian media

"Was it murder or suicide in Hyderabad yesterday?", the Australian media asked on Wednesday in the wake of their team`s humiliating defeat at the hands of India.

Australian media lashes out at cricket team for abject surrender

Launching a scathing attack on their cricket team for a spineless show in the second Test, the Australian media today dubbed their players as "pale warriors", who did not have the stomach for fight and the legs to last the distance.

Aus media decide to boycott photo coverage of India series

Major Australian media houses have decided to boycott photo coverage of the upcoming Test series against India starting on February 22 in Chennai in protest against the BCCI`s decision to deny accreditation to a photo news agency.

Dravid, gentleman and thinking cricketer: Aus newspaper

An Australian newspaper paid tribute to just-retired Rahul Dravid, praising him as not only one the greatest batsmen of his generation but also a gentleman and thinker of the game.

Aus media slams India for `disgraceful lack of fight`

The Australian media on Saturday slammed the Indian cricket team for its "disgraceful lack of fight" in the 4-0 Test series whitewash by Australia and compared the gait of the visiting batting greats returning to the dressing room to "flag at half-mast".

Indian batters useless rubble, Dhoni passive captain: Oz media

The Australian media described the star-studded Indian batting line-up as "useless rubble" and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a "passive captain" as it taunts the visiting team for its abject surrender in the ongoing Test series.

I have never seen an Indian side fight: Dhoni

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit back at the Australian media for writing about "disharmony" in the Indian dressing room and a rift between him and vice-captain Virender Sehwag, saying he was proud of the dressing room atmosphere and team spirit.