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.

Tired of speculation about Michael Clarke's fitness: Darren Lehmann
Tired of speculation about Michael Clarke's fitness: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann said Tuesday he is "sick" of hearing about the speculation around regular skipper Michael Clarke’s fitness and captaincy.

Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann
Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann believes former Test cricketer Justin Langer is the right person to succeed him, considering the success he has already achieved in Western Australia.

Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann
Shaun Marsh, Moises Henriques to come of age: Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes the two standout batsmen from T20 Big Bash League final - Shaun Marsh and Moises Henriques - are set to shine at international level.

In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup
In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup

Australia are peaking at the right time for a crack at their fifth World Cup triumph and will go into next month`s tournament at home on top of the rankings.

ODI tri-series: Australia to experiment with squad for India match on Monday
ODI tri-series: Australia to experiment with squad for India match on Monday

With a place in the One-Day International (ODI) tri-series final booked, Australia coach Darren Lehmann Saturday said he would experiment with their eleven in Monday's clash against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here.

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.

Don't cross line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies
Don't cross line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann today warned his wards against "crossing the line" in on-field aggression but conceded that the side would always "teeter pretty close" to the edge.

Countdown on for evenly-matched, security-tight 2015 Cricket World Cup
Countdown on for evenly-matched, security-tight 2015 Cricket World Cup

The countdown is on for the 11th Cricket World Cup and the likely winner is still guesswork a month out in one of the most evenly-matched and security-conscious tournaments staged.