Cricket World Cup: Mathew Hayden puts 'resurgent' Shane Watson ahead of Mitch Marsh
Cricket World Cup: Mathew Hayden puts 'resurgent' Shane Watson ahead of Mitch Marsh

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden has expressed that he would like to see veteran all-rounder Shane Watson, instead of Mitch Marsh, play in the World Cup knockout stages.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Shane Watson critics crank up heat after latest false start
Cricket World Cup 2015: Shane Watson critics crank up heat after latest false start

Australians might have been stunned by the collapse of their much-vaunted batting line-up in the face of brilliant New Zealand bowling at the weekend but the fall of one particular wicket was no surprise to anyone.

India vs Australia: Injury worries to Marsh, Warner cloud Boxing Day Test
India vs Australia: Injury worries to Marsh, Warner cloud Boxing Day Test

Injuries worries to in-form opener David Warner and allrounder Mitch Marsh may affect Australia's plans for the third cricket Test which gets underway at Melbourne on Boxing Day.

Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha
Can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman Saha is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha

Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team.

Darren Lehmann expects Mitchell Johnson to play in Test, ODIs against Pakistan
Darren Lehmann expects Mitchell Johnson to play in Test, ODIs against Pakistan

Australian coach Darren Lehmann said on Sunday fearsome fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Michael Clarke insists Zimbabwe not `token tour

Captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday insisted Australia`s visit to Zimbabwe was not a "token tour" or World Cup audition but was all about winning as players return to international action.

Pietersen begs for Oz Twitter sledges during Ashes summer

England cricket star Kevin Pietersen has begged for attention from Aussie fans on Twitter during the summer Ashes tour.

Bailey backs inclusion of Marsh, Faulkner in Champions Trophy squad

Newly promoted one-day vice-captain George Bailey has supported the inclusion of combative all-rounders Mitch Marsh and James Faulkner for Australia`s ICC Champions Trophy campaign, to be held in England in June.