Playing in Chennai has been a big turnover: Matthew Wade
Playing in Chennai has been a big turnover: Matthew Wade

 Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade on Wednesday said playing in the ongoing ODI tri-series against India and South Africa has enhanced his skills as the heat and humidity of Chennai has been among the toughest conditions to master.

Australia A thrash South Africa A by 108 runs
Australia A thrash South Africa A by 108 runs

Skipper Matthew Wade led from the front with a sparkling century as Australia A cruised to a 108-run win over South Africa A to maintain their clean slate in the tri series cricket tournament, here.

Senior team-pick six Oz players to stay for tri-series final
Senior team-pick six Oz players to stay for tri-series final

The six players of the current Australia 'A' squad, who have been selected in the senior national ODI team for the limited overs matches in England and Ireland, will play in the final of the ongoing tri-series cricket tournament slated to be held here on August 14.

We could have planned and bowled a little better: Manish Pandey
We could have planned and bowled a little better: Manish Pandey

 India A batsman Manish Pandey on Monday said that lack of "better planning" and decent outing with ball hampered the home team's chance of posting a win against Australia A here.

India tour is learning experience for young players: Matthew Wade
India tour is learning experience for young players: Matthew Wade

 Australia-A vice captain Matthew Wade feels the tour to India will be a learning experience for the young players of his team as they look to counter the spin-friendly Chepauk wicket during the first unofficial Test against India A here from Wednesday.

Ashes 2015: Phil Nevill swaps guitar for cricket gloves ahead of Lord's debut

A guitar-strumming rocker when not keeping wickets, Australia`s Phil Nevill will hope to hit the right note when he makes his surprise test debut against England in the second Ashes match on Thursday.

Callum Ferguson to replace Glenn Maxwell in Australia A squad
Callum Ferguson to replace Glenn Maxwell in Australia A squad

Middle-order batsman Callum Ferguson was on Wednesday called into Australia A's four-day squad which will tour India as replacement for Glenn Maxwell, who will now remain in Britain playing for Yorkshire.

Test hopeful Fawad Ahmed ''comfortable'' with Australian drinking
Test hopeful Fawad Ahmed ''comfortable'' with Australian drinking

Boozy celebrations have been a part of Australian cricket for decades but test hopeful Fawad Ahmed will be politely declining when the victory beers are passed around on the tour of the Caribbean and England.

'Dropped' Matthew Wade hoping for miracle to play in ICC World Cup
'Dropped' Matthew Wade hoping for miracle to play in ICC World Cup

Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has claimed that if an opportunity comes for him to play in the World Cup he would get a chance to play and is hopeful of taking his chance if that happens, despite being omitted from the 15-man World Cup squad.

2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154
2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154

South African speedster Morne Morkel on Sunday bowled exceedingly well in the second ODI to help his team restrict Australia to 154 runs, after the hosts decided to bat first after winning the toss.

Aussie wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of South Africa ODI series, doubtful for India Test series
Aussie wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of South Africa ODI series, doubtful for India Test series

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been ruled out of all five matches in Australia`s one-day series against South Africa, putting him in further doubt for next month`s Tests against India, Cricket Australia said Friday.

Australia vs South Africa: Brad Haddin rested from ODI squad
Australia vs South Africa: Brad Haddin rested from ODI squad

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested from a near full-length squad to face South Africa in their pre-World Cup series with the world number one ODI spot at stake.

South Africa A beat Australia A by 8 wickets

South Africa A defeated Australia A by eight wickets in their opening four-day match at Tony Ireland Stadium here Sunday.

Australia cut Ed Cowan, Matthew Wade from contracts list

Australia have cut opening batsman Ed Cowan and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade from their list of 18 centrally-contracted players, but handed opener Phillip Hughes another chance to establish himself in the national set-up.

Haddin`s Ashes turnaround inspired by daughter`s remission from cancer

Veteran Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who has inspired his team`s Ashes triumph more than any other batsman, was accompanied by his daughter Mia, who has herself made a remarkable recovery from the dreaded cancer neuroblastoma, onto the SCG for the national anthems on Friday.

Clint McKay receives CA breach notice for using audible obscenity

Australian fast bowler Clint McKay has become the 11th player from a domestic side to be pulled into line for breaching Cricket Australia`s (CA) code of conduct after copping a breach notice for using an `audible obscenity` during a Sheffield Shield match.

Johnson agrees to keep moustache for the entire Ashes to raise 50,000 dollars for charity

Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson has reportedly agreed to keep his moustache for the duration of the Ashes series if 50,000 dollars are raised by December 3 to support a charity.

Matthew Wade fined, suspended for pitch tampering in Sheffield Shield game

Former Australian Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been found guilty of the rare charge of pitch tampering and therefore, been suspended from playing Sheffield Shield cricket.

`MoustAshes` battle gets hairy for Aussies

Australia`s cricketers will be having their own battle of the `moustAshes` when they take on England during the Ashes series starting this month.

Chris Hartley confident of being best wicketkeeper in Australia

Queensland player Chris Hartley has said that he is confident he is the best wicketkeeper in Australia, after being frustrated by the nation`s preference for Brad Haddin, Tim Paine and Matthew Wade.