Cricket community rallies behind bowler Sean Abbott
Cricket community rallies behind bowler Sean Abbott

The cricket community has lent his support to bowler Sean Abbott, left distraught after his bouncer hit Phillip Hughes on the head, leading to his death Thursday.

Cricket diplomacy at its best during Modi-Abbott meet at MCG

Cricket diplomacy was in abundance at a rare reception given to Narendra Modi at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground with the Prime Minister saying a "new journey" in India-Australia relationship has begun.

Aussie batsmen need more practice playing spin: Dean Jones
Aussie batsmen need more practice playing spin: Dean Jones

 Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has called for a radical shift in the way Australian batsmen play spin after yet another humiliating Test defeat in Asia, suggesting that they practice facing spin bowling without pads to teach them to play with their bat in front of their leg.

Dean Jones advises Oz batsmen to take on `world`s best` Proteas bowling attack `one-day style`

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has asked Australian batsman to take on the South African bowling attack, which he branded as the `best in the world`, `one-day style` in the upcoming Test series

Ex-players Jones and Border criticise selectors over Hughes rejection

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has criticised national selectors for their continued rejection of batsman Phil Hughes.

Dean Jones suggests three umpire-formula for ensuring fairness in cricket

Former cricketer Dean Jones has said that it is time the ICC followed the Australian Football League`s example and introduced three umpires on the ground.

DRS should only be used at umpire`s `discretion`: Dean Jones

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that although he does not like the way the Decision Review System (DRS) is used, its concept is appealing to him.

Oz legends poke fun at England`s `tofu` menu

England players have received a barrage of ridicule from Australian legends when it was revealed that that the summer Ashes champions plan to defend the urn in Australia on a diet of piri-piri breaded tofu, quinoa and cranberry breakfast bars and mungbean curry with spinach.

Dean Jones` tips for Oz bowlers in summer Ashes

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has provided some tips to the host team`s bowlers to succeed in the upcoming winter Ashes series by pointing out certain weaknesses in some of the main England batsmen.

Dean Jones chants `two-step` leg `dance` mantra to Watson to counter LBW Achilles heel

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has advised all-rounder Shane Watson to counteract his tendency to fall to LBWs with positive thinking and a little change to his leg-action while batting.

Dean Jones calls on potential coaches to help ailing Oz Ashes squad

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has advised Cricket Australia (CA) to recruit potential coaches and mentors to help stop the ailing Australian Ashes from a record-breaking losing streak instead of letting them drink champagne and lead tour groups.

Dean Jones slams Arthur for revealing Oz feuds instead of looking into own faults

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has slammed sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur, saying that Arthur should have looked into his own failings as a coach instead of revealing supposed feuds among team members.

Let India and Australia battle it out on neutral venue: Jones

Every team is strong and favourite in its own backyard, therefore, to judge which team is better between India and Australia, the two teams should play on neutral venue, former cricketer Dean Jones has suggested.

Stop treating the Test team like a club side, Healy tells CA

The legendary Ian Healy has asked Cricket Australia to stop "treating" the country`s Test team like a "club" side and advised the selectors to show faith in the embattled players who are bearing the brunt after suffering two heavy defeats in India.

Cricket is wealthier the world over because of India: Jones

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones feels international cricket has become one of the world`s most popular sports in recent years due to the influence of India, which he says "generates 80 per cent" of the revenues.

Dean Jones says world of cricket massively benefited from ``powerbroker`` BCCI

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has claimed world of cricket has massively benefited from the influence of game``s major powerhouse Board of Cricket Control (BCCI).

Dean Jones says Oz decision to pick four pacers for Chennai Test ``grave mistake``

Former batsman Dean Jones has claimed Australia``s decision to play four fast bowlers against India in the first Test in Chennai is a grave mistake, adding if the tourists fail to score 400-plus in their first innings they stand no chance of winning the match.

Dean Jones says Wade key to Oz success in Indian Test series

Dean Jones believes wicketkeeper Mathew Wade’s performance against India in Australia’s gruelling Tests series could be key to their chances of winning the four-match series.

Aussies should replicate England`s `India Theory`: Jones

Former batsman Dean Jones feels Australia should replicate the bowling tactics employed by England in order to come up trumps in the upcoming Test series against India.

Dean Jones says Oz could use India’s own formula for Test glory

Former batsman Dean Jones has said the Australian team should stick with the Indian formula of playing two opening fast bowlers along with a spin duo and a part time bowler to improve their chances of winning the upcoming four-Test match series against the one-day world champions in the tough sub-continental conditions.