Pakistan's Mohammad Aamer fired up after 'tough' spot-fixing ban
Pakistan's Mohammad Aamer fired up after 'tough' spot-fixing ban

Pakistan`s Mohammad Aamer admits he almost gave up cricket after being hit with a five-year ban for spot-fixing, but the paceman is now fired up to take wickets and repair his reputation.

Australia`s Brad Haddin quits one-day game
Australia`s Brad Haddin quits one-day game

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has announced his retirement from one-day internationals, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.

CSA, CA chiefs invited for IPL 2015 final, to discuss fate of CLT20
CSA, CA chiefs invited for IPL 2015 final, to discuss fate of CLT20

The BCCI will discuss the fate of Champions League T20 with the Presidents of Cricket South Africa and Cricket Australia, who have been extended special invitations to watch the May 24 IPL final at the Eden Gardens.

BCCI thinking of hosting Tests in small centres: Anurag Thakur
BCCI thinking of hosting Tests in small centres: Anurag Thakur

Admitting that drawing spectators to the ground to watch Test matches now-a-days has become a "great challenge", BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said the Cricket Board was open to the idea of hosting five-day games in smaller centres in future.

Australia to hold independent review of Phil Hughes death
Australia to hold independent review of Phil Hughes death

Cricket Australia (CA) said Thursday it will commission an independent review into the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes to try to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests
Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests

 New Zealand`s top players are overwhelmingly against a proposal to play "day-night" Test cricket when they tour Australia this year, fearing it will "devalue" the game, the New Zealand Cricket Players Association said Thursday.

Ryan Harris hopes to keep steaming in to Australian summer
Ryan Harris hopes to keep steaming in to Australian summer

 Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has dashed any suggestion the Ashes might be his international swansong and said he hopes to keep playing into the Australian summer.

$39 million rebel contracts ''highly speculative'': Cricket Australia
$39 million rebel contracts ''highly speculative'': Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia have dismissed as "highly speculative" media reports that Michael Clarke and David Warner will be offered A$50 million ($39.37 million) contracts to defect to an Indian-financed rebel cricket league.

Samuel Badree to work with young Australian spinners
Samuel Badree to work with young Australian spinners

Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday hired the services of West Indies spinner Samuel Badree to work with the World champions' young tweakers.

Coaches exchange programme with CA to be discussed at NCA meet
Coaches exchange programme with CA to be discussed at NCA meet

 The National Cricket Academy's new committee headed by MP Pandove in its first meeting will discuss the possibilities of having an exchange programme with Cricket Australia for coaches, physios and trainers.

Australia's Ed Cowan still dreams of Test comeback
Australia's Ed Cowan still dreams of Test comeback

Uncontracted Australian Test batsman Ed Cowan on Sunday admitted that a national recall is unlikely, but his cricket career still remains alive.

Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner
Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner

Australia’s World Cup final hero James Faulkner on Saturday said he wasn't surprised he missed selection in the Ashes squad but pointed out that his main goal is to get back into the Australian Test squad.

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.

Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting
Pace will be ace for Proteas against New Zealand: Ricky Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the semifinal of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday.

Australia have edge over India: Josh Hazlewood
Australia have edge over India: Josh Hazlewood

Pacer Josh Hazlewood on Saturday said their unbeaten record against India this Australian summer means they 'have the wood' over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side ahead of their semi-final showdown at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Thursday.

Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims
Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims

Following the recent natural catastrophe caused by Cyclone Pam which ravaged the island nation of Vanuatu, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it will offer support through charity partner Unicef at the next two World Cup quarter-finals.

Cricket World Cup: Australia to rest on Monday
Cricket World Cup: Australia to rest on Monday

The Australian cricket team will have a day off on Monday before assembling here on Tuesday ahead of their World Cup quarterfinal against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke sidesteps fall-out talk with Darren Lehmann
Cricket World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke sidesteps fall-out talk with Darren Lehmann

Michael Clarke shrugged off suggestions he was at loggerheads with Australia coach Darren Lehmann by telling reporters today: "You won't get headlines out of me".

Will split Test and ODI series during future tours, says CA CEO James Sutherland
Will split Test and ODI series during future tours, says CA CEO James Sutherland

The Indian cricket team's 2014-15 tour of Australia is the last time when it would have played both the Tests and tri-nation ODI series together as it will be split into two separate tours from now on, said Cricket Australia's Chief Executive James Sutherland.

Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy
Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy

Australia`s cricketers will get the opportunity to test a new helmet attachment designed in the aftermath of the Phillip Hughes tragedy, it was announced on Wednesday.