Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard
Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard

Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann`s lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach.

During World Cup, George Bailey prepared for spin-friendly IPL
During World Cup, George Bailey prepared for spin-friendly IPL

He had to relinquish Australian captaincy as well as his place in the playing XI after World Cup opener but a determined George Bailey used all the available time to prepare himself for the 'Spin Test' that he would encounter in the upcoming IPL cricket tournament.

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.

Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final
Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final

Australia`s trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket`s ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the depths of two years ago.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia face Xavier Doherty dilemma ahead of semi-final
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia face Xavier Doherty dilemma ahead of semi-final

With two confident teams going head-to-head in a blockbuster World Cup semi-final on Thursday, it could be the tiniest misjudgement, the smallest detail that decides whether Australia or India emerge triumphant.

ICC World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final: Australia vs Pakistan - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final: Australia vs Pakistan - Preview

History favours Australia, but Pakistan`s astonishing ability to conjure magical wins promises enthralling cricket during their World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut
Darren Lehmann makes 3,000km journey to see son`s first-class debut

Australia coach Darren Lehmann made a journey of more than 3,000 kilometres to present his son, Jake, with his South Australia first-class cap.

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".

Shane Warne still spinning Cricket World Cup headlines
Shane Warne still spinning Cricket World Cup headlines

From blokeish TV commentary to controversial jibes at the present day Australian team to flogging boxer shorts on his Instagram account, it`s hard to ignore Shane Warne at the World Cup.

Steve Smith backs Aussie coach Darren​ Lehmann in Shane​ Warne row
Steve Smith backs Aussie coach Darren​ Lehmann in Shane​ Warne row

Australia`s Steve Smith has firmly backed national coach Darren Lehmann following some harsh criticism from leg-spinning great Shane Warne.

Michael Clarke to return against Bangladesh: Darren Lehmann
Michael Clarke to return against Bangladesh: Darren Lehmann

Australia captain Michael Clarke will return to the side for Saturday`s World Cup match against Bangladesh after recovering from hamstring surgery, coach Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Cyclone threatens Michael Clarke`s Aussie return
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Cyclone threatens Michael Clarke`s Aussie return

Australia`s World Cup campaign as well as Michael Clarke`s long-awaited return could be blown off course by a tropical cyclone which threatens to dump 30cm of rain on Brisbane in the lead-up to Saturday`s clash with Bangladesh.

ICC World Cup: Australia vs England - Preview
ICC World Cup: Australia vs England - Preview

England face a formidable task against hosts Australia in their World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday as they look to end a depressing run against the old enemy.

ICC WC 2015: Aussie skipper Michael Clarke to miss England clash
ICC WC 2015: Aussie skipper Michael Clarke to miss England clash

Australia captain Michael Clarke was Thursday ruled out of his country`s World Cup opener against old rivals England after battling to shake off fully his hamstring problems.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Will let players play fair, aggressive game -  Lehmann
Cricket World Cup 2015: Will let players play fair, aggressive game - Lehmann

A day after the ICC vowed to crack down on excessive sledging between players at the cricket World Cup, Australian coach Darren Lehmann said he will let his wards "play the game as they normally would".

ICC World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke swaps willow with baseball bat in nets
ICC World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke swaps willow with baseball bat in nets

Battling against time to prove his fitness ahead of the cricket World Cup, Michael Clarke took a baseball bat instead of the willow in an unconventional net session today as the Australian captain looked set to return after his hamstring injury.

Australia coach Darren Lehmann warns George Bailey to make runs
Australia coach Darren Lehmann warns George Bailey to make runs

Australia coach Darren Lehmann Wednesday warned stand-in skipper George Bailey to make runs in his bid to cement his place in the One-Day International (ODI) side.

Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup
Minnows take heart from shock-laden Cricket World Cup

8.2-6-7-3. Those were not the World Cup bowling figures of Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne or Pakistani fast bowling great Wasim Akram, but of a one-time tennis player.

Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann
Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann

Putting to rest speculation about Michael Clarke's dipping popularity within the national cricket team, coach Darren Lehmann said that Australian captain occupies the second-most important position after the Prime Minister and everyone wants him to be fit and raring to go.