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.

Pat Cummins relaunches international career in T20 series
Pat Cummins relaunches international career in T20 series

Young Australian paceman Pat Cummins gets a chance to relaunch his injury-blighted international career in Wednesday`s Twenty20 series opener against South Africa in Adelaide.

Lillee quits coaching post over money

Fast bowling mentor Dennis Lillee has parted ways with Cricket Australia after being refused a pay rise, officials said Tuesday.

Australia paceman Ryan Harris to kick off coaching career

Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who has played a major role in his country`s test resurgence over the last year, is to turn his hand to bringing through the next generation after being appointed an assistant coach with the `A` squad.

Siddle believes superior depth in fast bowling gives OZ the edge over Proteas

Pacer Peter Siddle has said that Australia has an advantage over South Africa due to their superior depth in fast bowling, and a mandate to bowl at full intensity all of the time.

SA batsmen were already left rattled by Johnson two years ago: Cummins

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that pace sensation Mitchell Johnson had already left South African batsmen shaking in their shoes two years ago despite suffering an alarming crisis in confidence.

`Comeback kid` Cummins hopes to hit 150km pace regularly

Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who has been plagued by foot and back injuries, hopes he might only need one or two more games to regain his trademark speed.

CA mulling over restricting `injury-plagued` Cummins to limited-overs games until 2015

Cricket Australia (CA) is reportedly contemplating restricting young pace bowler Pat Cummins to limited-overs cricket until 2015 to shield him from another injury.

Young Oz quick bowlers flown to Perth for clinic with Dennis Lillee

Australia`s established fast bowlers have been taking care of business in the Ashes but the next rung of quicks have not been forgotten as Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were flown to Perth to work with the great Dennis Lillee on Monday.

Siddle says injuries to young Oz quicks inevitable

Australian Test bowler Peter Siddle has said that he believes the injuries that have sidelined his young pace colleagues have been unavoidable and said that the remaining stock is good enough too.

The Ashes: Pat Cummins injured, return doubtful

Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins is doubtful for the home Ashes series following a recurrence of his troublesome back complaint, which was confirmed when he returned home early from Australia A`s tour of South Africa.

Australia`s Pat Cummins returns home

Australian pacer Pat cummins has returned home from the Australia A tour of South Africa to receive treatment for a lower back injury.

Cummins backs `Ashes prodigy` Agar to handle new-found stardom with maturity

Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has backed new prodigy Ashton Agar, saying that he is confident that the Ashes hero has the maturity and balance in his life to handle his new-found stardom.

`Injury-marred` Cummins ready to return to competitive cricket

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins is reportedly ready to make a return to the cricket scene in his first competitive match since October last year following a back injury.

Oz pace sensation Cummins admits body not capable to play five-Test series

Young Australian pace sensation Pat Cummins has his sights set on a return to Test cricket in time for next year`s Ashes, but conceded his body can’t handle the rigors of a five-Test series.

Nannes urges budding speedsters to avoid over-stressing themselves in early 20s

Veteran fast bowler Dirk Nannes has called for a fundamental alteration on preventing injuries in younger colleagues, urging them to forget about bowling while in their early 20s.

James Pattinson sympathises with injury prone Pat Cummins

Australian pacer James Pattinson knows what Pat Cummins is going through with long-term injuries.

Brett Lee offers to help Pat Cummins in ‘cleaning up action’

Australian cricket legend Brett Lee has offered help to Pat Cummins to ``clean up`` his action in a bid to prevent the injuries that have been frustrating his burgeoning career for a long time now.