ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has defended wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and the team`s vocal aggression during their World Cup final win over New Zealand.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin
James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin

Giving a peek into the Australian cricketers' celebration after the World Cup triumph, Brad Haddin, who's just announced retirement from One-Day International cricket, said all-rounder James Faulkner got his "clothes off" in the afterparty.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand
Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand

Statistical highlights of the cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the MCG here.

Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails
Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was involved in a controversy on Friday when he knocked off Pakistani Umar Akmal's bails in the 26th over of their innings and appealed for the batsman's dismissal in the cricket World Cup quarter-final here.

We can exploit New Zealand's weakness: Brad Haddin
We can exploit New Zealand's weakness: Brad Haddin

Notwithstanding their loss to New Zealand in their last encounter, Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin exuded confidence about bouncing back against the Kiwis in the cricket World Cup.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin hints at ODI retirement
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin hints at ODI retirement

Acknowledging that it would be great to sign off from one-day cricket if his team wins the cricket World Cup, Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said he has not decided on a date when he will retire but is close to hanging up his boots in the 50-overs format.

ICC World Cup: Cyclone Marcia clears path for Aussie assault
ICC World Cup: Cyclone Marcia clears path for Aussie assault

Australia could unleash pace quartet Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins on Bangladesh in Brisbane on Saturday but wicketkeeper Brad Haddin admits they are at the mercy of Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp
Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp

England captain Eoin Morgan`s desperate run of poor form continued when he was out for his fourth duck in five innings during his side`s World Cup opener against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.

England paceman Steven Finn takes first hat-trick of 2015 ICC World Cup
England paceman Steven Finn takes first hat-trick of 2015 ICC World Cup

 England fast bowler Steven Finn took a bizarre hat-trick off the last three balls in Saturday`s World Cup clash against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

ODI tri-series: Steven Smith praises Australian bowlers after win over England
ODI tri-series: Steven Smith praises Australian bowlers after win over England

Australia skipper Steven Smith on Friday heaped praise on his bowlers for checking England's surge in the death overs and restricting them to 303 for eight in their cricket tri-series match here today.

In-form Steven Smith takes Australia into tri-series final
In-form Steven Smith takes Australia into tri-series final

Skipper Steve Smith smashed an enthralling hundred as Australia recovered from late jitters to enter the cricket tri-series final with a thrilling three-wicket triumph over England here today.

We know the brand of cricket we want to play: Brad Haddin
We know the brand of cricket we want to play: Brad Haddin

The criticism they are facing notwithstanding, Australia's wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin said his team is quite comfortable playing a hard-nosed brand of cricket and would not be affected by the furore caused by David Warner's latest code-of-conduct offence.

ODI Tri-series: Rohit Sharma's ton goes in vain as Australia beat India in second match
ODI Tri-series: Rohit Sharma's ton goes in vain as Australia beat India in second match

Rohit Sharma's rollicking century went in vain as Australia survived a few anxious moments before pulling off a tense four-wicket win over India in a cricket Tri-series ODI match, here on Sunday.

Why Virat Kohli is just like Cristiano Ronaldo

As part of a promotional video for a nutrition and weight management brand they both endorse, Virat Kohli was once asked to record a personal video message for Cristiano Ronaldo. Such videos are often full of hackneyed phrases with athletes blurting out what the script demands of them.

Mitchell Johnson refuses Cricket Australia incentive, to play in IPL Season 8
Mitchell Johnson refuses Cricket Australia incentive, to play in IPL Season 8

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has reportedly refused a lucrative contract incentive from Cricket Australia (CA) to play in the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

India vs Australia: Spinners will play major role tomorrow, says Joe Burns
India vs Australia: Spinners will play major role tomorrow, says Joe Burns

His swashbuckling 66 helped Australia amass a massive 348-run lead on the fourth day of the final cricket Test and young batsman Joe Burns feels the spinners will play a major role on a fifth day pitch as the hosts go for an outright win against India here tomorrow.

Phillip Hughes's death still resonates as series draws to close
Phillip Hughes's death still resonates as series draws to close

 The death of Phillip Hughes less than six weeks ago still hung thick in the air at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday as Australia began preparations to play their first test match at the ground since.