Early Oz team selection for marketing reasons: Mark Waugh
Early Oz team selection for marketing reasons: Mark Waugh

 Former Australian batsman and current national selector Mark Waugh has lashed out at Cricket Australia's decision to force an early selection of the squad for the first cricket Test against India, believing that the move was prompted by "marketing purposes".

Kings XI Punjab seamer Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League T20

Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December.

Elbow surgery blow for Australia`s Shaun Marsh

Australian Test batsman Shaun Marsh faces four months out of action after a specialist on Tuesday recommended surgery for a persistent elbow injury.

Kings XI wary of KKR challenge, says Marsh

They might have finished their IPL league campaign at the top, but Kings XI Punjab is wary of the challenge that lies ahead when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the qualifiers in the latter`s home turf, said its Australian import Shaun Marsh.

IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...

Live updates of the Indian Premier League’s 55th match between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils from Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Miller eyeing to imbibe courage of conviction from Sehwag

Devastating Kings XI batsman David Miller wants to imbibe the "courage of conviction" from his new teammate and hero Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with the veteran Indian cricketer in the ongoing seventh edition of IPL.

Foreign players miss IPL buzz in UAE

Foreign players David Miller and Shaun Marsh are missing the buzz which is usually seen in the Indian Premier League.

Australia`s Bailey to lead Kings XI Punjab

Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey will captain Kings XI Punjab in the seventh Indian Premier League beginning April 16.

Watson may be Oz`s solution to reverse swing in 3rd Test

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is reportedly expected to be the solution to his team`s problems with the reverse swing when he returns for the series-deciding third Test against South Africa at Cape Town.

Watson fit for third Test against Proteas

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has reportedly confirmed his fitness for the third Test against South Africa at Newlands as the visitors attempt to bounce back from its first defeat in six Test outings and clinch a series win over the world`s top-ranked Test side.

Watson`s selection no longer elementary for Australia

The perennial fitness battles of Shane Watson are likely to rule the all-rounder out of Australia`s second test against South Africa.

Shane Watson to stay on sidelines for 2nd Test against Proteas

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will reportedly stay on the sidelines for the second Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth after failing to participate fully in the squad`s first training session at the venue.

OZ team doubtful about Watson`s inclusion in second Test

Following Australian team`s recent victory over South Africa, Shane Watson`s chances of making a come back looks grim.

1st Test, Day 2: South Africa vs Australia - As it happened...

Live updates from Day 2 of the first Test match being played between South African and Australia at SuperSport Park, Centurion.

Australia vs South Africa: In-form Mitchell Johnson rips apart Proteas top order

In-form Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson continued his good run in Test matches, as he scalped three quick wickets against South Africa in the first Test match being played at SuperSport Park, Centurion.

Smith hails Marsh`s batting after `epic` partnership

Australian all-rounder Steve Smith has hailed the temperament of his teammate Shaun Marsh after the batsman`s stoic unbeaten century in combination with Smith`s own 91 not out, rescued Australia from a poor start to its three-Test series away to South Africa.

Marsh leads Australian fightback

Shaun Marsh marked his return to Test cricket with a fighting century as Australia overcame a poor start on the first day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.

Aussie selectors mulling over changes

Unchanged throughout their clinical 5-0 Ashes sweep of England, Australia will have two new faces in their XI on Wednesday when the three-Test series against South Africa starts at the Super Sports Park, Centurion.

Injured Shane Watson to miss first Test against South Africa

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has been ruled out of the first test against South Africa starting on Wednesday after a slow recovery from a calf injury.

Hughes replaces Marsh on South Africa tour

Injured batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of Australia`s tour of South Africa, with Phil Hughes handed another chance to prove himself at Test level.