Ricky Ponting denies batting consultant role with Cricket Australia, says he's committed to Mumbai Indians
Ricky Ponting denies batting consultant role with Cricket Australia, says he's committed to Mumbai Indians

Ricky Ponting on Friday claimed that he is not in talks with Cricket Australia (CA) for the widely reported batting consultant role.

Australia`s James Faulkner facing drink-driving charge
Australia`s James Faulkner facing drink-driving charge

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner accepted Friday he had made an "error of judgement" after being charged with drink-driving by Greater Manchester Police while playing for English county side Lancashire.

Josh Hazlewood withdraws from Indian Premier League
Josh Hazlewood withdraws from Indian Premier League

Australia's World Cup winning pace bowler Josh Hazlewood has opted out of the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. According to reports, the 24-year-old has taken the decision to leave the cash-rich league to give himself enough chance to play in the summer's Ashes series and Frank Worrell Trophy in the winter.

Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy
Aussies to test new helmet after Phillip Hughes tragedy

Australia`s cricketers will get the opportunity to test a new helmet attachment designed in the aftermath of the Phillip Hughes tragedy, it was announced on Wednesday.

Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus
Ryan Harris withdrawn from Sheffield Shield for Ashes focus

 Ryan Harris will sit out the remainder of the Sheffield Shield season to allow the fast bowling spearhead to be at his peak for this winter's Ashes series as Australia seeks to win an away series for the first time since 2001.

Cricket Australia rebuff selector Mark Waugh's "marketing" comment
Cricket Australia rebuff selector Mark Waugh's "marketing" comment

Australia selector Mark Waugh refreshingly candid departure from sport media-speak when he let slip that Cricket Australia wanted their test team selected early for "marketing reasons" has been swiftly rebuffed by the governing body on Friday.

Michael Clarke could miss upcoming India Test series
Michael Clarke could miss upcoming India Test series

Unfit Michael Clarke could miss the upcoming India Test series as the Australian captain continues to canvass all possible options including hamstring surgery. He has injured the same leg three times in as many months in Zimbabwe, UAE and in Perth, on the eve of first one-dayer against South Africa.

No quick cure for Australia`s spin woes, says CA
No quick cure for Australia`s spin woes, says CA

Australia`s inadequacies in playing spin in Asian conditions will take time and hard work to put right, Cricket Australia high performance chief Pat Howard said Tuesday.

Australia hand coach Darren Lehmann contract extension
Australia hand coach Darren Lehmann contract extension

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has been rewarded for his integral role in turning around the fortunes of the team with a one-year contract extension until June, 2017, Cricket Australia said on Friday.

Bowling coach McDermott signs new deal with Australia

Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott, who has been credited with turning his country`s pace attack into one of the most potent in the world, has signed a new two-year deal, Cricket Australia said on Monday.

The Ashes: CA indicates Oz quicks ready to batter England in Adelaide

Cricket Australia`s (CA) team performance boss Pat Howard has indicated that the hosts` fast bowlers are fresh and ready to go as `hard as they can` at England in the second Ashes Test at Adelaide Oval.

Phil Hughes, Usman Khawaja out of final England warm-up

Usman Khawaja and Phil Hughes were on Monday withdrawn from the Cricket Australia Invitational XI to play England in the tourists` final warm-up match before the Test series.

Craig McDermott returns as Australia Test bowling coach

Former paceman Craig McDermott was Thursday appointed bowling coach for Australia`s Test team ahead of the Ashes series against England, barely a year after quitting the role.

CA appoints Graeme Hick as High Performance Coach

Former Zimbabwe and England batsman Graeme Hick has been appointed at the High Performance Coach of the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence.

CA rejects McDermott`s offer to rejoin Oz coaching ranks

Cricket Australia (CA) has reportedly declined the offer of former Australian Test cricketer and `bowling guru` Craig McDermott to join Darren Lehmann`s national coaching panel for now.

James Sutherland says T20, Howard cannot be blamed for Ashes failure

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has said that team performance GM Pat Howard could not be blamed for the nation`s recent failure in the Ashes.

Watson and Pat Howard make truce before Delhi Test

Vice-captain Shane Watson has said that he and Cricket Australia`s (CA) high-performance boss Pat Howard have agreed on a truce ahead of their joint arrival for the fourth Test against India.

Watson makes peace with Howard, claims commitment to Tests

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said on Monday that he has buried the hatchet with CA High Performance chief Pat Howard, after a series of ‘constructive chats’ that have brought them on the same page.

Under-fire Howard offers peace to Watson

Under-fire Cricket Australia performance chief, Pat Howard, has offered to make peace with the sacked Australian vice-captain Shane Watson who had hit back after the former questioned his commitment to the national side.

Our fault that we didn`t get best out of Watson, says Pat Howard

Cricket Australia general manager Pat Howard today admitted that there are loopholes in country`s cricket system which is the reason for not being able to get the best out of Shane Watson as the angry player returned home after being dropped on disciplinary ground.