Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list
Pacer Peter Siddle dropped from Australia's contract list

Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.

Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour
Australia seeking momentum for Ashes on Caribbean tour

Australia will resist the temptation to tinker with their team on tour against West Indies and plan to field their best 11 in a bid to sweep the two-test series and build momentum for the Ashes, selector Rod Marsh has said.

World Cup 2015: Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia
World Cup 2015: Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia

Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia`s triumphant cricket team on Monday as they paraded the World Cup trophy to hundreds of fans at a public reception after a night of heavy partying at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Aussies play their best, they`ll win final, says Michael Clarke
Aussies play their best, they`ll win final, says Michael Clarke

"I believe if we play our best, we can beat New Zealand tomorrow."

Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final
Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final

Australia`s trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket`s ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the depths of two years ago.

Cricket World Cup: Australian media criticises lack of fight from Indians
Cricket World Cup: Australian media criticises lack of fight from Indians

Australian media were critical of lack of fight from Indian batsmen while praising their national team for a strong performance in their emphatic 95-run run victory to storm into the final of the cricket World Cup here on Thursday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ICC chief wants World Cup `shop-window not window-dressing`
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ICC chief wants World Cup `shop-window not window-dressing`

The World Cup should be a "shop-window" not "window-dressing" for the game`s emerging nations, International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson said Thursday.

ICC World Cup: I''ll sledge India if David Warner won't, says Mitchell Johnson
ICC World Cup: I''ll sledge India if David Warner won't, says Mitchell Johnson

Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says he is considering taking on the role of Australia`s Sledger-in-Chief for Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch reckons he's close to the 'big one'
ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch reckons he's close to the 'big one'

Opener Aaron Finch knows he`s the one Australian batsman struggling for runs ahead of Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against India but, ever confident, thinks a big innings is just around the corner.

Cricket World Cup: Friends united as Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson call truce
Cricket World Cup: Friends united as Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson call truce

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz and Australian all-rounder Shane Watson called a truce on Tuesday after their compelling World Cup quarter-final tussle.

World Cup 2015: Brett Lee tips balanced Australia to swing semi-final against India
World Cup 2015: Brett Lee tips balanced Australia to swing semi-final against India

Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee believes the balance of the hosts` side will see them defeat defending champions India in Thursday`s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

WC 2015: India vs Australia, semi final - a panel discussion

In the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015, an unbeaten Indian team will meet Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson finally speaks out on Wahab Riaz's spell from hell
ICC World Cup 2015: Shane Watson finally speaks out on Wahab Riaz's spell from hell

The ICC World Cup 2015 will eventually remembered as a batsman's tournament. The sheer weight of runs accumulated by high-quality players from all nations has surpassed all previous editions.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz vs Shane Watson – a contest to remember

Mitchell Starc has undoubtedly been one of the best seamers of the ongoing edition of ICC World Cup 2015.

Shane Watson has answered his critics fittingly: Brett Lee
Shane Watson has answered his critics fittingly: Brett Lee

Former Australian pacer Brett Lee believes all-rounder Shane Watson has finally answered his critics after playing a match-winning knock in Friday’s six-wicket World Cup quarter final win over Pakistan.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson fined for angry World Cup clash
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson fined for angry World Cup clash

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz was fined 50 percent of his match fee while Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was penalised 15 percent of his after their angry clash in Friday`s World Cup quarter-final.

Reactions to quarter-final clash between Australia and Pakistan
Reactions to quarter-final clash between Australia and Pakistan

The Yellow brigade overcame Asian giants Pakistan in a pulsating quarter-final clash of the ICC World Cup 2015 at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. Although Pakistan scored a paltry 213 runs, Australia were in a spot of bother caused by Wahab Riaz but poor fielding saw the game go in favour of the hosts and register a place in the semi-final against India.

Australia's Shane Watson enjoying charmed second life at World Cup
Australia's Shane Watson enjoying charmed second life at World Cup

Shane Watson continued to make the most of his `second life` at the World Cup, surviving a dropped catch and a fiery assault by Pakistan paceman Wahab Riaz to guide Australia to the semi-finals with an impressive half-century on Friday.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke hails whirlwind Wahab Riaz
Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke hails whirlwind Wahab Riaz

Australia captain Michael Clarke lauded Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz, saying his side was lucky to survive the left-armer's torrid spell to win the World Cup quarter-final.

Australia will have to bat better against India: Michael Clarke
Australia will have to bat better against India: Michael Clarke

Australia saw through one of the fierce fast bowling spells by Wahab Riaz to set up a cricket World Cup semifinal clash against India but the home team skipper Michael Clarke on Friday said his players will have to bat much better against the defending champions.