Perth Scorchers may have failed to win a single game at last year's Champions League Twenty20 but the Justin Langer-coached side is hoping to set the record straight this year by winning the tournament.
Australian batsman Adam Voges was Tuesday handed the task of delivering another piece of silverware to the WACA trophy room after being named captain of the Perth Scorchers ahead of the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India.
Former Australian Test batsman Simon Katich has regained atleast a part of his dream to play for Australia again after he scored an impressive 85 in a guest appearance for the touring Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) XI in their match against a Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) selection at Lord`s.
Australian national selector John Inverarity has said that retired Test captain Ricky Ponting and batsman Simon Katich will not be called to the Ashes squad as emergency back-up if captain Michael Clarke`s back problems continue.
Days after he was banned for one game for clashing with Marlon Samuels, Australian spin legend Shane Warne was reported for breaching Cricket Australia`s Code of Behaviour during Big Bash semi-final at the WACA Ground in Perth.
Cricket Australia (CA) Friday fined Perth Scorchers captain Simon Katich USD 1,250 for breaching the Code of Behaviour during his team`s Twenty20 Big Bash League match against Melbourne Stars at the WACA Tuesday night.
Disgruntled Australian Test discard Simon Katich could make a stunning return to the team for the Test series against India as skipper Michael Clarke has reportedly pushed for his inclusion despite their bitter past equation.
Disgruntled Australian cricketer Simon Katich has given up hope of coming back to the national team and doesn`t know whether he would ever be friends again with captain Michael Clarke after holding him responsible for the loss of his central contract.