Oz pace attack select Cook as main `target` in Ashes

Australian bowlers have reportedly selected England captain Alastair Cook as their main target in the back-to-back Ashes series, as they believe that the loss of England`s top batsman can see the their batting order stumble.

Aussie team worst ever: Oz media

The Australian media has left no stones unturned in slamming the national Test team for their shambolic performance during their humiliating 4-0 series defeat against India, branding the current team as worst ever.

The match is evenly poised: Murali Vijay

India`s opening batsman Murali Vijay said on Saturday that the fourth Test against Australia was evenly poised after the second day`s play at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

Arthur shouldn`t be made scapegoat for the debacle: Warne

Spin legend Shane Warne today defended Australian coach Mickey Arthur despite the team`s dismal show in the ongoing four-Test rubber, saying the South African should not be made ‘scapegoat’ after the series.

Watson heads back to India for fourth Test

A beleaguered Australian side has got a much-needed boost ahead of the fourth and final Test against India, with vice-captain Shane Watson flying back to join the touring side in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Sacking will not impact my friendship with players: Michael Clarke

A day after the shocking suspension of four key players, Australian skipper Michael Clarke is confident that there will no backlash against him from the dumped players, who, he says, understand the reasons for this "harsh" decision.

Usman Khwaja will get on with it: Darren Lehmann

Usman Khawaja will take his axing from the Test squad in his stride and move on as he is determined to work his way back to the national side, young batsman`s state coach Darren Lehmann has said.

This is the straw that broke the camel`s back: Michael Clarke

Australian skipper Michael Clarke says the disrespectful attitude of the four players was "the straw that broke the camel`s back" but believes that Shane Watson can still comeback to the side as Vice Captain.

I deserve this punishment: James Pattinson

Paceman James Pattinson today said he deserved axing from the side for his disrespectful ways and those who are criticising the decision, do not understand the new culture the team is trying to build.

Watson, Pattinson axed for 3rd Test for disciplinary reasons

Four Australian players have been axed from the third `must-win` Test for disciplinary reasons.

What`s happening is ridiculous, says Shane Warne

Spin legend Shane Warne has termed the decision to dump four Australian cricketers, including vice-captain Shane Watson, from the team for not making presentations a "ridiculous" one.

Former cricketers react sharply to suspension of Aus players

Former cricketers such as Dean Jones and Michael Vaughan today reacted sharply to the exclusion of four Australian cricketers, which includes vice-captain Shane Watson, from the side for the third Test against India starting Thursday.

Emma Watson defends Kristen Stewart over cheating scandal

`Harry Potter` star Emma Watson has taken aim at the media for attacking actress Kristen Stewart following her cheating scandal last year, saying anyone can make mistakes.

Clarke backs Lyon for ‘spin spot’ in Test squad ahead of Gabba clash

Australian captain Michael Clarke is convinced that off spinner Nathan Lyon deserves a spot in the Test squad despite his uninspiring statistics in the game.

Stewart, Pattinson to adopt a pet

"Twilght" star Kristen Stewart and her boyfriend Robert Pattinson want to adopt a pet together.

Pattinson not worried about being typecast

Actor Robert Pattinson says he isn`t worried about being typecast in the industry.

Pattinson sent Witherspoon glowing clothes to ensure her safety

Robert Pattinson reportedly sent Reese Witherspoon some glow-in-the-dark exercise clothes after he heard that she got hit by a car while out jogging.

Kirsten Stewart finally opens up about ‘relationship’ with Pattinson

Kirsten Stewart has for the first time publicly confessed about her relationship with costar Robert Pattinson.

Pretty girls motivated Pattinson to join acting school

Robert Pattinson, who is dating ‘Twilight Saga’ co-star Kristen Stewart, says a chance to meet pretty girls was one of the motivational factors for him to join acting school.

Pattinson feels it`s going to be hard for Kate Middleton

Actor Robert Pattinson thinks that life is going to be "hard" for Kate Middleton after marrying Prince William as people will lay responsibilities on her that seem totally irrelevant.