Younis Khan leads Pakistan fightback against Australia with 25th century
Younis Khan leads Pakistan fightback against Australia with 25th century

Younis Khan led Pakistan`s fightback with a dogged century after the hosts made a terrible start to the first test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.

Misbah-ul Haq rests as Australia bat in final one-day
Misbah-ul Haq rests as Australia bat in final one-day

Pakistan`s regular captain Misbah-ul Haq withdrew himself as Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the third and final day-night international at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Sunday.

2nd ODI: Pakistan look for confidence boosting win against Australia
2nd ODI: Pakistan look for confidence boosting win against Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said his team will look for a confidence-boosting win over Australia in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday.

1st ODI: Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson lead Australian rout of Pakistan
1st ODI: Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson lead Australian rout of Pakistan

Steven Smith scored a maiden one day hundred while paceman Mitchell Johnson took three wickets to help Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first day-night international on Tuesday.

Michael Clarke out for Australia, but Nathan Lyon roars again

Captain Michael Clarke will miss Australia’s opening match of the triangular series against Zimbabwe on Monday after failing to recover from a hamstring injury, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.

Nathan Lyon gets one-day call up for tri-series against Zimbabwe, South Africa

Spinner Nathan Lyon was Monday called up to Australia`s one-day squad for their tri-series against Zimbabwe and South Africa, with Ben Cutting, Kane Richardson and Mitchell Marsh also getting the nod.

Lyon relishes work with master Muralitharan

Australian spin bowler Nathan Lyon said Friday his work with Muttiah Muralitharan has been hugely beneficial and can only make him a better bowler.

Lyon joins Australia A squad against India A

Off spinner Nathan Lyon has been added to the Australia A squad ahead of the second and final four-day match against India A, starting Sunday in Brisbane.

Lyon says working on "Australian" carrom with Murali

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon is coy about the new delivery he has been refining with Muttiah Muralitharan and hopes to unleash on Pakistan in October`s test series, describing it only as an "Australian" carrom ball.

Murali working on new delivery for Lyon

Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan says he is working on a new delivery for Australia`s top spinner Nathan Lyon and expects it to be perfected for their series against Pakistan.

Cricket Australia pledges to eliminate homophobia from sport

Cricket Australia (CA) joined the Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, National Rugby League and Football Federation of Australia at a historic event Wednesday to commit to eliminating homophobia from sport.

Oz selectors may call in reserve bowlers for Cape Town Test

With Australia losing the second Test at Port Elizabeth to South Africa by a whopping 231 runs, and the series-ending Third Test in Cape Town beginning on Saturday, selectors may just think of giving their unchanged bowling attack of the past seven Tests a break, and call on reserve pacers James Pattinson and Jackson Bird to effect a quick turnaround in the team`s fortunes.

Lyon`s dream 194 day not out sojourn finally comes to an end

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon`s batting dream fell into pieces on day three of the second Test against South Africa.

2nd Test: Hashim Amla strokes South Africa into strong position

South Africa moved into a strong position on the third day of the second Test against Australia at St George`s Park on Saturday but lost one of their four specialist bowlers.

Oz media says Lyon moving up on Oz`s best off-spinners` list

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon is moving silently up on the list of his country`s best performed off-spinners following his impressive 5-130 from a marathon 46 overs during South Africa`s meandering first innings of the second Test at Port Elizabeth, according to the Australian media.

Lehmann says Oz needs to improve top order batting

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has said that instead of relying on its middle and lower order, Australia should focus more on their first order as South Africa`s fast-bowlers` impact in 25 overs was bigger than what they made in 152.

De Villiers century boosts South Africa

South African batsman AB de Villiers continued his prolific run-scoring form as he notched his 19th Test century on the second day of the second Test against Australia at St George`s Park on Saturday.

CSA contract snub `motivated` Elgar to perform well on Day 1

South African all-rounder Dean Elgar has said that he was motivated to make a big score on the opening day of the second Test against Australia in Port Elizabeth on Thursday by the news of his contract not being renewed by Cricket South Africa (CSA).

Lyon says Oz have upper hand after day 1 of second Test against Proteas

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has said that his team is happy with their position in the second Test against South Africa at Port Elizabeth, where the hosts struggled to 5-214 when bad light forced stumps seven overs early.

Lyon labels Proteas` Peterson as world-class spinner

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has labelled his South African counterpart Robin Peterson a world-class spinner ahead of their three-match Test series, starting on February 12.