IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for

Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the 30th match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Cricket World cup 2015: Penpix of the Australian squad for World Cup final
Cricket World cup 2015: Penpix of the Australian squad for World Cup final

Penpix of the Australia squad that will play the cricket World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

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Michael Clarke, 33, right-handed batsman. 244 matches, 7907 runs, wickets 57. Highest score: 130.

Australian attack lacks a world class spinner: Ian Chappell
Australian attack lacks a world class spinner: Ian Chappell

With Australian pacers gearing up to take on a formidable Indian batting line up in the World Cup semi-final, former captain Ian Chappell says home attack is not completely balanced as they lack a top class spinner.

Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'
Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'

Australia captain Michael Clarke will approach Friday`s World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan like a final, saying he expected a "tough challenge" from Misbah-ul-Haq`s men in the make-or-break game.

Cricket World Cup: Australia to unleash bouncer-barrage in knockouts, says Pat Cummins
Cricket World Cup: Australia to unleash bouncer-barrage in knockouts, says Pat Cummins

Ahead of the World Cup knockout stage, Australian pacer Pat Cummins warned rival batsmen on Sunday that the co-hosts will be unleashing bouncer-barrages.

World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke shrugs off fitness fears
World Cup 2015: Michael Clarke shrugs off fitness fears

Australia captain Michael Clarke shrugged off fears over his fitness Friday, claiming he was more concerned about time in the middle as the World Cup heads towards the knockout rounds.

ICC World Cup: Pat Cummins ruled out of Australia`s crunch match with Sri Lanka
ICC World Cup: Pat Cummins ruled out of Australia`s crunch match with Sri Lanka

Injury-prone Australian paceman Pat Cummins has been ruled out of Sunday`s crunch World Cup game with Sri Lanka, captain Michael Clarke said Saturday.

ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner
ICC World Cup: Out-of-form Sahne Watson replaced by James Faulkner

All-rounder Shane Watson was on Wednesday dropped from the Australian playing XI for their World Cup Pool A encounter against Afghanistan at the WACA here.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - Preview

Afghanistan face their toughest test of the World Cup so far when they play four-time champions Australia in Perth on Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: James Faulkner fit to face Afghanistan
Cricket World Cup 2015: James Faulkner fit to face Afghanistan

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner said Monday he was fit and ready to make his 2015 World Cup debut against Afghanistan at Perth`s WACA ground on Wednesday.

 World Cup 2015: Pat Cummins an injury doubt, James Faulkner nears Australia return
World Cup 2015: Pat Cummins an injury doubt, James Faulkner nears Australia return

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins sustained a minor injury in the loss to New Zealand at the weekend but all-rounder James Faulkner is close to a return for the World Cup co-hosts after recovering from a side strain.

ICC World Cup 2015: Pat Cummins set to miss Afghanistan match
ICC World Cup 2015: Pat Cummins set to miss Afghanistan match

Australia`s Pat Cummins is set to miss Wednesday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan after the fast bowler`s latest injury setback, Australian media reported Wednesday.

ICC World Cup: Cyclone Marcia clears path for Aussie assault
ICC World Cup: Cyclone Marcia clears path for Aussie assault

Australia could unleash pace quartet Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins on Bangladesh in Brisbane on Saturday but wicketkeeper Brad Haddin admits they are at the mercy of Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

Australia register crushing win against India in warm-up game
Australia register crushing win against India in warm-up game

India's preparations for the cricket World Cup suffered a jolt as Australia thrashed the defending champions by 106 runs with Glenn Maxwell and David Warner striking blistering centuries in their first warm-up game here today.

Beware of Australia's 'wolf pack': Brett Lee warns WC rivals
Beware of Australia's 'wolf pack': Brett Lee warns WC rivals

 Former Australian pacer Brett Lee equated his country's pace attack for the upcoming Cricket World Cup at home to the "biggest wolf pack" he has ever seen, claiming that it poses a serious threat to the rival teams in the mega-event beginning February 14.

ODI tri-series: Australia vs England - Preview
ODI tri-series: Australia vs England - Preview

With the World Cup in the back of their minds, favourites Australia and England will lock horns in the opening match of the ODI cricket tri-series here on Friday, looking to test their squads one last time in the final lead-up to next month's mega-event.

David Warner has point to prove at Cricket World Cup: Pat Cummins
David Warner has point to prove at Cricket World Cup: Pat Cummins

Australia paceman Pat Cummins has backed opening batsman David Warner to carry his blistering test form into the one-day arena at the cricket World Cup.

Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood
Very proud to have taken five wickets in debut Test: Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second test against India on Thursday.

Mitchell Johnson rested for remaining ODIs against South Africa
Mitchell Johnson rested for remaining ODIs against South Africa

The Australia squad named on Monday for the final three one-day internationals against South Africa, in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney this month:

Michael Clarke welcomes return of fit-again Aussie quicks
Michael Clarke welcomes return of fit-again Aussie quicks

Skipper Michael Clarke Friday welcomed the likelihood of Australia having a surfeit of fit pacemen ahead of a demanding season of cricket climaxing with next year`s World Cup.