Australian cricketers tried out a new helmet safety attachment on Thursday, redesigned in the wake of the Phillip Hughes tragedy, while batting in the nets ahead of their World Cup tie against Scotland.
Australian players tested a new helmet safety attachment -- designed in the aftermath of the Phillip Hughes tragedy -- on Thursday although they will not be obliged to wear it in matches, Cricket Australia said.
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.
The return of regular Australia captain Michael Clarke for the second World Cup match against Bangladesh has the team`s "full support" even if it will be tough to change a winning side, fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said on Tuesday.
Australia skipper George Bailey praised match-winning centurion Aaron Finch and five-wicket star Mitchell Marsh after the World Cup co-hosts crushed England by 111 runs in their opening game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.
Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is annoyed in the manner a section of people are being critical of Michael Clarke's captaincy terming them as "loose lips" who are trying to destroy his relationship with Steve Smith by spreading unnecessary rumours.
Australian captain George Bailey is not surprised that India did not qualify for the tri-series final and said that concentrating on Test cricket before heading into the ODI event might have been the reason for their below-par showing.
Welcome to our coverage of the fifth match of the Tri-series between Australia and India being played at Sydney Cricket Ground. It's a huge day, of cricket and also that of nationalism. It's Australia Day Down Under and Republic Day for the Indians. Aussies have already qualified for the final and for India, it is a must win game to keep their faintest of hopes alive for the title match.
Australia's stand-in One-Day International (ODI) captain George Bailey isn’t shying away from the fact he could be the man to make way for returning skipper Michael Clarke at the ICC Cricket World Cup.
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.