Australia vs South Africa: Brad Haddin rested from ODI squad
Australia vs South Africa: Brad Haddin rested from ODI squad

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested from a near full-length squad to face South Africa in their pre-World Cup series with the world number one ODI spot at stake.

Steve Smith`s mature Perth show stamped him as future Oz captain, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that young Ashes star Steve Smith`s mature performance in the third Ashes Test at the WACA has stamped him as a future leader of Australia.

Flower contemplating replacing Prior with Bairstow in Boxing Day Test

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is reportedly facing a fight to keep his spot for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ( MCG) with team director Andy Flower contemplating replacing Prior with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, who has averaged 30.2 from 12 Tests.

WACA may never host a Test match again

The WACA Ground may never again host a Test match.

Broad leaves WACA for scan on foot injury

England`s Stuart Broad was taken to hospital for a scan on an injured foot during the third day of the third Ashes test on Sunday in a further blow to the struggling tourists.

The Ashes: Cook says team hungry as ever

England captain Alastair Cook insisted today his under-pressure team was as hungry as ever and did not need lifting, despite being crushed in the first two Ashes Tests by Australia.

Injured Faulkner ruled out of 3rd Ashes Test

Cricket Australia (CA) announced Thursday that all-rounder James Faulkner had suffered a fractured right thumb and will miss the third Ashes Test in Perth starting Friday.

Flower insists England not scared of Johnson

England coach Andy Flower has reportedly insisted that the team isn`t scared of Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson adding that the team`s poor record in Perth will have no bearing on the third Ashes Test outcome.

Mark Waugh says England have no pride in Ashes performance so far

Former Australian player Mark Waugh has said that England do not have any pride in their Ashes performance so far and have got some serious work to do if they want to retain the urn.

Faulkner could replace Lyon as Oz looks to exploit `bouncy` Perth pitch

Nathan Lyon could make way for James Faulkner as Australia looks to exploit bouncy Perth pitch in the third Ashes Test, according to reports.

England players` families flown in to Perth

England cricket team`s intricate preparation for every aspect of this Ashes tour continues, flying families into Perth from England several days before the team`s arrival so they are not jet-lagged and disturbing players in the middle of the night, according to reports.

Aussie media write off England ahead of Perth

Australia`s media revelled in their team`s humbling of hapless England Tuesday, writing off the tourists ahead of the third Test in Perth where the Ashes could be decided.

Langer says expecting pivotal Perth Ashes Test to be played on traditional fiery pitch

Australian cricket great Justin Langer has said that he expects Perth`s pivotal Third Ashes Test next weekend will be played on a traditional fiery WACA Ground pitch, according to reports.

Ashton Agar fined

Cricket Australia fined Ashton Agar 25 percent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Behaviour during Western Australia’s Bupa Sheffield Shield match against the Victorian Bushrangers.

Australian musician records song in honour of Tendulkar

After Bollywood singer Kailash Kher paid a musical tribute to Sachin Tendulkar, an Australian musician has now recorded a song in honour of the retiring Indian cricket legend.

Hayden terms `ten-hour` 380 against Zimbabwe in 2003 `most perfect innings`

Former Australian star Matthew Hayden has called his ten-hour, 22 minute batting show against Zimbabwe ten years ago, which was then the highest score in Test history, as the most perfect innings he had ever played.

WACA slams `devastating` Perth test snub

The Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) has slammed Cricket Australia`s "devastating" decision to overlook Perth as a host venue for the test series against India in 2014-15.

Starc delighted after meeting fast bowling legend Lillee at Perth

Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc said he was delighted after meeting legendary pace bowler Dennis Lillee at the the WACA nets for Australia`s training session on Wednesday.

Oz will see why Proteas pace attack is world’s most feared: Steyn

South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has claimed they will show at the WACA in Perth against Australia why they are considered as the best bowling line-up in world cricket.

Perth Test: Warner blitz blows away India at the WACA

David Warner took the centerstage with a blistering 69-ball 100, the second of his career and the fastest by an opener in Test history.