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.

James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin
James Faulkner got his clothes off in World Cup afterparty: Brad Haddin

Giving a peek into the Australian cricketers' celebration after the World Cup triumph, Brad Haddin, who's just announced retirement from One-Day International cricket, said all-rounder James Faulkner got his "clothes off" in the afterparty.

Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments
Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments

Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory.

Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Fawad Ahmed, Adam Voges get Windies, Ashes call up
Fawad Ahmed, Adam Voges get Windies, Ashes call up

Legspinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia today for upcoming tours of the West Indies and England.

Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia
Cricket fraternity lauds world champions Australia

Australia dominated the world stage once again as they blew away New Zealand in an one-sided affair in the final of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Melbourne on Sunday. Australia chased down New Zealand's paltry target of 184 runs by seven wickets to bag their fifth World Cup in the history of the game.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final
Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final

Australia captain Michael Clarke praised the "exceptional" Steven Smith after his side beat defending champions India by 95 runs on Thursday to set a World Cup final with New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia, India braced for World Cup verbal onslaught
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia, India braced for World Cup verbal onslaught

Rival captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India and Michael Clarke of Australia may have their hands full trying to keep frayed tempers in check during a potentially explosive World Cup semi-final on Thursday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Spin won't be a factor in our semis against India, says James Faulkner
ICC Cricket World Cup: Spin won't be a factor in our semis against India, says James Faulkner

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner on Monday insisted that spin will not play as big a role as is being predicted in the cricket World Cup semifinal against India here on March 26.

Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'
Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'

Australia captain Michael Clarke will approach Friday`s World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan like a final, saying he expected a "tough challenge" from Misbah-ul-Haq`s men in the make-or-break game.

Cricket World Cup: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson savours World Cup lifeline
Cricket World Cup: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson savours World Cup lifeline

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is savouring his second chance at the World Cup after his omission from the side left him convinced he had played his last match at the tournament.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, quarter-finals: Australia still the strongest, India not to be taken lightly
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, quarter-finals: Australia still the strongest, India not to be taken lightly

They might have lost one match in the tournament, but three-time World champions Australia are once again looking the most formidable team in cricket's biggest extravaganza.

ICC World Cup: Australia fully focussed, playing our best cricket, says Michael Clarke
ICC World Cup: Australia fully focussed, playing our best cricket, says Michael Clarke

Australian skipper Michael Clarke on Saturday said his side was now fully focussed on the World Cup knockout matches, with all players mentally ready to go all out to win the big battles ahead.

ICC World Cup 2015: I am 100 per cent fit, asserts Michael Clarke
ICC World Cup 2015: I am 100 per cent fit, asserts Michael Clarke

Skipper Michael Clarke Friday dismissed fears over his fitness asserting he was all geared up as Australia take on Scotland on Saturday before entering the knockout stages of the cricket World Cup.

World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke shrugs off fitness fears
World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke shrugs off fitness fears

Australia captain Michael Clarke shrugged off fears over his fitness Friday, claiming he was more concerned about time in the middle as the World Cup heads towards the knockout rounds.

ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson vows to fight for Aussie future
ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson vows to fight for Aussie future

All-rounder Shane Watson refused to give up on his international career on Thursday after being dropped for Australia`s record-breaking 275-run World Cup win over Afghanistan.

ICC World Cup: Shane Watson future in doubt after Aussie run riot
ICC World Cup: Shane Watson future in doubt after Aussie run riot

Australia captain Michael Clarke says Shane Watson coped well with his axing from Wednesday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan, a decision which may have signalled the end of his one-day career.

No choice but to drop Shane Watson, says Aussie selector Rod Marsh
No choice but to drop Shane Watson, says Aussie selector Rod Marsh

Australia`s chairman of selectors Rod Marsh said Wednesday that Shane Watson`s poor form with the bat meant they had little choice but to drop the experienced all-rounder.

ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner
ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner

All-rounder Shane Watson was on Wednesday dropped from the Australian playing XI for their World Cup Pool A encounter against Afghanistan at the WACA here.

James Faulkner eager to kickstart World Cup campaign
James Faulkner eager to kickstart World Cup campaign

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner said Monday he was raring to go against Afghanistan after fearing his World Cup might be over before it had started.