Australia batsman Aaron Finch signs for Yorkshire

Australia`s hard-hitting opening batsman Aaron Finch has signed a deal to play for Yorkshire in this year`s English county season.

Shehzad hits maiden test ton but Pakistan`s hopes fade

Opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad struck his maiden test hundred but Pakistan`s hopes of a series-equalling victory looked distant on the third day of the third and final test on Saturday.

Watson wants to open in Test team

Australia vice-captain Shane Watson’s preference to retain his opening spot in the Test team has put pressure on incumbent opener Ed Cowan

Shane Watson prepared to shift down batting order

Australian all-rounder has said he is prepared to shift down the batting order if his increased bowling demands put a strain on his ability to compile big scores as an opening batsman.

Four options for England if Cook is out of squad

Hampshire opener Michael Carberry, who scored six championship tons this year, thinks he can be in England squad only if Alastair Cook is out.