Shane Warne has been on my back for years: Mitchell Starc
Shane Warne has been on my back for years: Mitchell Starc

Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc has hit back at former compatriot and legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne, saying he has been at his back for years and he was not worried by his criticisms any more.

Pakistan World Cup hopeful Yasir Shah inspired by Shane Warne
Pakistan World Cup hopeful Yasir Shah inspired by Shane Warne

Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah is determined to make an impact at next year`s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand having been inspired by the great Shane Warne.

Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI
Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar in Matthew Hayden's World Cup XI

Former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden has picked India's Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar in his "All Time Cricket World Cup Greatest XI".

Shane Warne in damage control mode after calling Mitchell Starc 'soft'
Shane Warne in damage control mode after calling Mitchell Starc 'soft'

Never too far from controversies, spin legend Shane Warne found himself at the centre of another one when he called pacer Mitchell Starc "soft" but had to offer an explanation after Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann took exception to the description.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Scathing Warne slams lethargic Starc over 'nonchalant' approach
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Scathing Warne slams lethargic Starc over 'nonchalant' approach

Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has slammed paceman Mitchell Starc for showing a nonchalant approach in the second Test against India at Brisbane.

Michael Clarke undergoes successful surgery, career could be saved
Michael Clarke undergoes successful surgery, career could be saved

Michael Clarke's injury-ravaged cricket career may not be as jeopardised as initially feared with the Australian captain and team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris on Wednesday saying that the surgery to fix his hamstring injury went "really well", giving him a good chance of being fit for the World Cup.

Shane Warne says Michael Clarke`s surgery a success
Shane Warne says Michael Clarke`s surgery a success

Michael Clarke`s hamstring surgery had given "the best result" possible, former great Shane Warne said Wednesday, raising hopes the Australian skipper will make the upcoming World Cup.

Australian media laud Nathan Lyon after thrilling Test win
Australian media laud Nathan Lyon after thrilling Test win

 Australian media Sunday hailed off-spinner Nathan Lyon for his match-winning performance in the first Adelaide Test against India and ranked his achievements alongside bowling great Shane Warne.

Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon torments India in Adelaide
Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon torments India in Adelaide

By the look of things, a draw is still on the cards but Nathan Lyon on such sublime form and India's recent trend of giving away wickets to spinners, a result is certainly possible in Adelaide.

Greg Chappell picks David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh as future leaders
Greg Chappell picks David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh as future leaders

Former Australia captain Greg Chappell feels that Steven Smith is a worthy candidate to lead the national cricket team but adds he is not the only choice if Michael Clarke decides to step down some day.

Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill
Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill

Former Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill on Tuesday said that even though Ravichandran Ashwin is India's premier spinner, Karn Sharma's inclusion in the playing XI for the first Test against Australia is justified.

Thousands bids tearful adieu to cricketer Phil Hughes

Cricketing luminaries bid an emotional farewell to Phillip Hughes at a funeral service held in his home town Wednesday, as Australia stopped to remember the popular batsman whose death from a freak injury sent shockwaves through the sport.

Phil Hughes funeral: As it happened...
Phil Hughes funeral: As it happened...

Cricketing luminaries bid an emotional farewell to Phillip Hughes at a funeral service held in his home town Wednesday, as Australia stopped to remember the popular batsman whose death from a freak injury sent shockwaves through the sport.

Cricket greats from around world to travel to Macksville for Phil Hughes' funeral
Cricket greats from around world to travel to Macksville for Phil Hughes' funeral

 Cricket greats from around the world including Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne will be reaching Macksville in New South Wales on Wednesday for the funeral of Philip Hughes.

Chandrasekhar says he emulated Richie Benaud
Chandrasekhar says he emulated Richie Benaud

Former Australia Test captain Richie Benaud not only inspired the likes of Ian Chappell and Shane Warne but Indian great B S Chandrasekhar also emulated the Aussie leg-spinner of the 1950s.

It will be nice if I get chance to meet Shane Warne: Karn Sharma
It will be nice if I get chance to meet Shane Warne: Karn Sharma

Railways leg-spinner Karn Sharma is ecstatic after his maiden call-up in the Indian Test team and is looking forward towards a chance to meet the legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne during the upcoming Test series against Australia Down Under.

Shane Warne backs misfiring Michael Clarke to regain form
Shane Warne backs misfiring Michael Clarke to regain form

Shane Warne on Monday said he was concerned about Australia`s batting but backed struggling skipper Michael Clarke to score heavily this summer season.

Commentator Richie Benaud fighting skin cancer
Commentator Richie Benaud fighting skin cancer

Legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud revealed Monday he is battling skin cancer and is undergoing radiation therapy.

Aussie-tormentor Yasir Shah encouraged by legend Shane Warne
Aussie-tormentor Yasir Shah encouraged by legend Shane Warne

Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah Friday said he was inspired by legendary Shane Warne`s tweets during his spin demolition of Australia which helped Pakistan win a rare series last week.

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Bradman Hall of Fame
Sachin Tendulkar inducted into Bradman Hall of Fame

Sachin Tendulkar added another feather to his cap on Wednesday when the Indian batting legend was inducted as one of the latest honourees in the Bradman Foundation.