Michael Clarke names Sachin Tendulkar as one of the 'toughest' opponents
Michael Clarke names Sachin Tendulkar as one of the 'toughest' opponents

Australian Test cricket team captain Michael Clarke has named Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as one of the toughest opponents that he has played against in his career so far.

West Indies upbeat over Australia challenge
West Indies upbeat over Australia challenge

West Indies and Australia commence a short Test series at Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Wednesday with the visitors favoured to extend their 20-year dominance over the Caribbean squad.

Australia`s old guard chase elusive away Ashes series
Australia`s old guard chase elusive away Ashes series

Veteran allrounder Shane Watson said Friday winning a first Ashes away series since 2001 was a huge motivator for the senior members of the Australia squad heading to England this year.

Michael Clarke says Aussies wary of revitalised West Indies
Michael Clarke says Aussies wary of revitalised West Indies

Australia captain Michael Clarke urged his side to be cautious against a revitalised West Indies in the two-Test next month.

England team weaker without Kevin Pietersen: Michael Clarke
England team weaker without Kevin Pietersen: Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke said today England will be a weaker team without Kevin Pietersen, but still expects a tough Ashes battle in July.

Darren Lehmann limits his coaching tenure
Darren Lehmann limits his coaching tenure

Australia cricket chief coach Darren Lehmann says he has the "best job in the world" -- but don’t expect the Ashes and World Cup-winning coach to be doing it forever.

$39 million rebel contracts ''highly speculative'': Cricket Australia
$39 million rebel contracts ''highly speculative'': Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia have dismissed as "highly speculative" media reports that Michael Clarke and David Warner will be offered A$50 million ($39.37 million) contracts to defect to an Indian-financed rebel cricket league.

Australian summer continues in Indian Premier League 2015

It's probably the best time to be an Australian cricketer. After lifting the World Cup trophy in their own backyard, many of them are leading the charge of their respective franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Glenn Maxwell blames World Cup high for IPL form slump
Glenn Maxwell blames World Cup high for IPL form slump

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell believes the emotional high of his country’s World Cup win has contributed to his form slump for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season.

Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run
Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run

 Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years.

Michael Clarke says KP has 'scored enough runs' to earn England recall for Ashes series
Michael Clarke says KP has 'scored enough runs' to earn England recall for Ashes series

Australian Test cricket team captain Michael Clarke has said that axed batsman Kevin Pietersen is scoring enough runs to earn a return to the England team.

Michael Clarke sees Kevin Pietersen returning for Ashes
Michael Clarke sees Kevin Pietersen returning for Ashes

Captain Michael Clarke may have hoped to have seen the back of Kevin Pietersen in test cricket, but concedes the controversial batsman could yet return to threaten Australia`s hopes of retaining the Ashes.

Reaction to the death of the 'Voice of Cricket' Benaud
Reaction to the death of the 'Voice of Cricket' Benaud

Reaction to the death of former Australian cricket captain and commentator Richie Benaud, known as the `Voice of Cricket`.

Hussey believes Dhoni 'calmer' skipper than Clarke, McCullum
Hussey believes Dhoni 'calmer' skipper than Clarke, McCullum

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey has lavished praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni, describing the Indian skipper as the 'calmer' captain than his contemporaries.

IPL 8: Michael Hussey hails MS Dhoni as 'the calmest captain'
IPL 8: Michael Hussey hails MS Dhoni as 'the calmest captain'

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Monday called Mahendra Singh Dhoni the calmest captain and said he would love to have the Chennai Super Kings skipper's "equanimity at the end of the innings".

Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey
Not expecting Australia's ODI captaincy: George Bailey

Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he's not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.

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.

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour
Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.

President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC
President Mustafa Kamal threatens to reveal 'mischievous things' at ICC

The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.

Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc
Australia's senior players are not done yet: Mitchell Starc

Australia's World Cup hero Mitchell Starc on Monday said the team's experienced players provided crucial balance to the youthful squad's title-winning march in the mega-event and it's too early to dismiss the side's old guards, including fellow left-armer Mitchell Johnson.