Ahead of Australia's bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE, coach Darren Lehman has said ICC's decision to ban spinner Saeed Ajmal is "good for the game". Lehmann-coached Australia will play Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in two Tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 International in October.
Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff has said that he believed that the Australian batsmen are not up to the task of taking away the Ashes urn from England this summer given that they are 2-0 down in to the series.
Adam Gilchrist and Darren Lehmann have done it in the past, albeit for a different team, but their countryman David Hussey says the Australian duo has the ability to recreate the magic with Kings XI Punjab and lead the side to its maiden IPL triumph in the current season.
Australia`s coach Mickey Aurthur faces a tough task to save his job following the debacle in the Test tour of India, with former player Darren Lehmann emerging as a candidate to replace him, according to reports.