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Phillip Hughes funeral: Family, friends and cricket world bid a tearful adieu

Cricketing luminaries bid an emotional farewell to Phillip Hughes at a funeral service held in his home town Wednesday, as Australia stopped to remember the popular batsman whose death from a freak injury sent shockwaves through the sport.

Fawad Ahmed, Australia's upcoming spin king?

Pakistan seems to be new supply line for the leg-spinners around the world. After Imran Tahir, who played for Pakistan A before breaking into South African national team, another Pakistani leg-spinner, Fawad Ahmed, is on the verge of getting a call up from the Australian national team.

Watson faces stiffer competition for Test recall: Clarke

Shane Watson`s return to Test cricket during the upcoming four-Test series against India will be tough as he faces competition from a much bigger pool of players by deciding to play as a batsman rather than an allrounder, Australian skipper Michael Clarke said.

Usman Khawaja considering moving to Queensland

Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.

‘Oz team has improved enough to merit overhaul of Argus report’

Australia has performed with enough distinction to force Argus`` panelists to withdraw several comments from their last review, if they were to conduct another assessment this year.

Oz keeper Haddin still the best for Tests: Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke believes that wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will be the number one gloveman for Tests depending on his availability.

Haddin`s Australia Test career in doubt

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin may have played his last Test after withdrawing Friday from the series against the West Indies for undisclosed family reasons.

Mike Hussey thinks brother David deserves the ``Baggy Green”

Australia`s Mr. Cricket Mike Hussey thinks brother David now deserves the ``Baggy Green``, given the awesome form he has been in first class cricket.

Arthur sees Watson making his Test return in middle order

Shane Watson’s short-term international future remains uncertain as he recovers from a calf strain, but Australia’s coach and selector Mickey Arthur sees the possibility of the 30-year-old making his Test return in the middle order, which is considered a more orthodox batting position for an all-rounder.

Clarke says Queensland star Forrest has Test potential

Australian captain Michael Clarke has anointed likely one-day debutant Peter Forrest as a future Test player.

Mitch Marsh in no hurry to follow brother Shaun into Tests

Mitch Marsh has said that he is in no hurry to make his entry into the Australian Test team in the wake of failures from his older brother, Test batsman Shaun.