Virat Kohli knows how to play cricket in Australia: Mark Taylor
Virat Kohli knows how to play cricket in Australia: Mark Taylor

Former Australian skipper Mark Taylor has come out and praised Virat Kohli for the way he marshalled the Indian team in the first Test here, saying the young batsman knows how to play cricket Down Under.

Mark Taylor says Australia's first Test against India will help 'grieving' players to move on
Mark Taylor says Australia's first Test against India will help 'grieving' players to move on

Former Australia cricket team captain Mark Taylor has said that next week's rescheduled first Test against India would allow the nation's grieving cricketers to start moving on from Phillip Hughes' shock passing.

Darren Lehmann asks Australian team to honour Phillip Hughes by playing against India
Darren Lehmann asks Australian team to honour Phillip Hughes by playing against India

Recovering from the shock of Phillip Hughes' tragic death, Australian coach Darren Lehmann is hoping that the distraught cricketers would honour the late batsman's memory by playing the opening Test against India here even though they are under no pressure to turn up.

Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes
Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes

Selected quotes from eulogies and tributes to Phillip Hughes on Wednesday as Australia bid farewell to the cricketer at his funeral in his hometown of Macksville, New South Wales.

First Test should go ahead, say former Australian skippers
First Test should go ahead, say former Australian skippers

Former skippers Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor feel next week's first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane should go ahead as it would help the cricketers and the fans to come out and share the mourning of the loss of Phillip Hughes.

Youngster Sean Abbott receives support
Youngster Sean Abbott receives support

Support has been pouring in from all quarters for young fast bowler Sean Abbott, whose unfortunate bouncer resulted in Phillip Hughes sustaining a fatal injury that eventually led to his tragic death.

Port Elizabeth loss exposes Clarke leadership - one win in 11 overseas Tests for Aussies

Australia`s stunning defeat in the second of three Tests against South Africa at St. George`s Park here, has thrown up a stark and interesting statistic, which puts the recent achievements of the Kangaroos into perspective i.e. Michael Clarke`s men have just one victory in 11 overseas Tests.

Steve Waugh says Clarke `ignited` Oz, leadership by `unleashing inner mongrel`

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said that current skipper Michael Clarke has ignited the team and his leadership by unleashing his `inner mongrel`.

Former captain Taylor to help train Oz`s next generation of leaders

Former Test captain Mark Taylor has been recruited to help train Australian cricket`s next generation of leaders, according to reports.

Holding slams Ponting over book controversy

West Indies great Michael Holding criticised former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Friday over revelations in his autobiography that prompted a public spat with current skipper Michael Clarke.

Taylor asks Hughes, Khawaja to look up to Hayden for `inspiration`

Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has said that the batting pair of Phil Hughes and Usman Khawaja should be looking at Matthew Hayden`s career transformation from limited shot-maker to awesome run machine as inspiration.

Mark Taylor calls on Clarke to bat at No.4 to reduce pressure on youngsters

Former Australian Test captain Mark Taylor has called on rested captain Michael Clarke to bat in the No.4 spot during the winter Ashes series in order to reduce the pressure on new batsmen.

Ricky Ponting `offended` as Mark Taylor wades into Clarke feud

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Wednesday said he was "offended" after Mark Taylor blasted his feud with Michael Clarke, saying it should have stayed in the dressing room.

Mark Taylor wades into Ponting-Clarke feud

Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has hit out at Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke over a simmering feud that he says should have been settled in the dressing room.

Taylor says `better sales` for book motive behind Ponting`s criticism of CA

Australian cricket player Ricky Ponting`s first captain, Mark Taylor has said that he believes the once captain`s outspoken stand against Cricket Australia is to generate sales for a new book.

Warner credits Mark Taylor for helping him mature

Controversial Australian batsman David Warner has said former Test captain Mark Taylor has helped him realise that he needs to grow up and stop taking his game for granted.

David Warner gets the message from Mark Taylor

Wayward Australian batsman David Warner says former Test captain Mark Taylor has helped him realise he needs to grow up and stop being "a pest".

Ex-Oz captain Taylor advises team to cultivate `winning` spirit ahead of Ashes

Former Australian Test captain Mark Taylor has advised the Australian squad to use the next two weeks leading into the opening Ashes Test to foster a winning team spirit.

Taylor to join Cricket Australia board

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor was Friday elected the Cricket New South Wales (NSW) Independent representative on the Cricket Australia (CA) board.

Mark Taylor says Clarke may need to `scale back` ODI career to get through Ashes

Former Australian opener Mark Taylor has said that Australian captain Michael Clarke might have to scale back his one-day career to get through consecutive Ashes series, even as the ailing Clarke was ruled out of Australia`s first ICC Champions Trophy match against England on Saturday.