MS Dhoni has struggled as Test captain for a while: Sourav Ganguly
MS Dhoni has struggled as Test captain for a while: Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has not been able to get the best out of the team at the Test level for quite some time despite being the leader for close to 60 matches.

Australia's Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup
Australia's Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup

Australia captain Michael Clarke doubts he will be fit for the start of the World Cup in February but hopes to be back at some stage during the tournament.

Michael Clarke impressive in Channel 9 commentary 'debut'
Michael Clarke impressive in Channel 9 commentary 'debut'

His cricketing future may be under cloud of doubt after his latest hamstring injury but a dapper Michael Clarke was impressive in his 'debut' as a media pundit for the 'Channel 9' network during the third cricket Test that got underway.

Adam Gilchrist backs Brad Haddin to regain form
Adam Gilchrist backs Brad Haddin to regain form

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has backed current gloveman Brad Haddin to get his batting form back and said the veteran player is good enough to carry on till the Ashes.

David Warner pledges to get into more Indian heads
David Warner pledges to get into more Indian heads

Australia`s chirpy opening batsman David Warner has described his team`s mental battles with opponents as banter, not sledging, and says he has no plans to curb the exchanges despite things getting lost in translation occasionally.

India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly
India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly

Former India skipper, Sourav Ganguly has some encouraging words for the Indian team touring Australia and believes that they can still square the series despite losing the first two Tests matches in contrasting fashions.

Michael Clarke hoping to be fit for ICC World Cup 2015
Michael Clarke hoping to be fit for ICC World Cup 2015

Australian batsman Michael Clarke has said that he is recovering well after undergoing a surgery on his right hamstring and hoped to be fit to lead his country in next year's World Cup.

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test
India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test

Australia's injured skipper Michael Clarke will join the Channel Nine commentary team for the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne, which will also mark the return of former Test captain Bill Lawry behind the mike.

Brad Haddin confident of scoring 'some runs' despite struggle with form
Brad Haddin confident of scoring 'some runs' despite struggle with form

Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin is confident of returning to his run-scoring best at Boxing Day Test despite displaying a lackluster batting performance during the first two Tests.

Clarke hopes out of form veterans Haddin, Watson, Rogers play in 2015 Ashes series
Clarke hopes out of form veterans Haddin, Watson, Rogers play in 2015 Ashes series

Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke has claimed that he hopes out of form veterans Brad Haddin, Shane Watsonand Chris Rogers are on the plane to England for next year's Ashes series.

Michael Clarke recovery as expected, still has World Cup hopes
Michael Clarke recovery as expected, still has World Cup hopes

 Australia batsman Michael Clarke has said his recovery from surgery on his torn hamstring was progressing as expected and he still hoped to lead his country at next year`s World Cup.

Ricky Ponting wants George Bailey to lead Australia in World Cup 2015
Ricky Ponting wants George Bailey to lead Australia in World Cup 2015

Amid speculation that Steven Smith could get Australia's ODI captaincy, former skipper Ricky Ponting has backed George Bailey to do the job in the World Cup if Michael Clarke fails to recover from his injury.

Brad Haddin needs to make runs: Darren Lehmann
Brad Haddin needs to make runs: Darren Lehmann

 Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's alarming batting slump must end, Australia's coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday.

Australia skipper Steve Smith fined for slow over-rate in Brisbane Test
Australia skipper Steve Smith fined for slow over-rate in Brisbane Test

 Match referee Jeff Crowe adjudged Australia to be three overs short of their target in Brisbane. 

Steve Smith should captain Australia in all formats: Ryan Harris
Steve Smith should captain Australia in all formats: Ryan Harris

Australian pacer Ryan Harris feels stand-in Test skipper Steve Smith should be handed captaincy in all three formats if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time for next year's ODI cricket World Cup.

Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket
Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket

Phillip Hughes`s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief
Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

Steve Smith’s time has finally arrived

Even though he already had five Test centuries to his name, the moment Steve Smith, batting on 99 at the Gabba, saw his shot go past the fielder towards the point boundary, he screamed and celebrated as if it was his debut Test ton.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Josh Hazlewood picks five-wicket haul on debut

Australian speedster Josh Hazlewood made a memorable debut in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series against India where he picked a five-wicket haul in the first innings of the Gabba Test.

Steven Smith should stay captain even if Michael Clarke returns: Ian Chappell
Steven Smith should stay captain even if Michael Clarke returns: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that stand-in-skipper Steven Smith should continue to lead the national side even if the injured Michael Clarke returns to the field.