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Steve Smith, David Warner omitted from Australian ODI squad against Pakistan

The pair's ball-tampering bans expire on March 28, which would have made them eligible to play in the final two matches of the UAE series in Dubai on March 29 and March 31.

Mar 09, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

England eye one coach for all formats after Trevor Bayliss steps down: Ashley Giles

Bayliss, who has been in charge of England since 2015, will step down following the home Ashes series against Australia in August and September.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Pat Cummins recognised for stepping up in an otherwise bleak year for Australia

Cummins's efforts to drag Australia back to respectability were recognised as he claimed a maiden Allan Border Medal as the country's leading cricketer.

Feb 12, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Former skipper Ricky Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for World Cup

Ponting's appointment is the second major shakeup in Australia's backroom staff in as many days, with bowling coach David Saker resigning "effective immediately" on Thursday. 

Feb 08, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

English opener Joe Denly keen to prove his worth in Ashes audition

Denly replaced the misfiring Keaton Jennings at the top of the order for the second Test at Antigua and made scores of six and 17 on debut in England's 10-wicket defeat.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Australia to manage return of Steve Smith, David Warner

The prospective return of Steve Smith and David Warner has been complicated by elbow injuries, with the former Australian skipper's more serious problem requiring major surgery and likely to sideline him right up to the expiration of his ban.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

England hold crisis meeting after West Indies drubbing: Trevor Bayliss

Following a 381-run defeat by the hosts in the first Test in Barbados last month, England suffered a 10-wicket thrashing in Antigua to lose the three-match series 0-2 after only seven days of cricket.

Feb 04, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Alastair Cook backs Joe Denly to seize opportunity in second Test against Windies

Denly enjoyed a remarkable 2018 domestic season in which he scored 1729 runs in all formats, alongside claiming 57 wickets with his leg-spin bowling.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Ashley Giles backs England for World Cup, Ashes in 2019

England, who crashed out in the pool stage after a loss to Bangladesh at the last World Cup, are currently at the top of ODI world rankings

Jan 10, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

ECB quiz Jonny Bairstow after report of Cameron Bancroft incident

The incident allegedly took place at a hotel while the England team was in town for its tour-opening match against a Western Australian XI.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

England women win third Ashes T20I; Danielle Wyatt scores record ton

The famous win for England came courtesy all-rounder Danni Wyatt, who struck a 100 from just 57 balls. 

Nov 21, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Ben Stokes let down a lot of people, feels David Warner

Stokes was withdrawn from England's Ashes squad following his arrest in Bristol on September 25. 

Nov 21, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

David Warner plays down injury scare ahead of Ashes opener

David Warner is slated to open with debutant Cameron Bancroft, the in-form Western Australian who would be Warner's 10th opening partner in Tests.

Nov 21, 2017, 23:15 PM IST

Forget Mitchell Johnson and there are no magic balls, says Alastair Cook

Johnson etched his name into Australian sporting folklore by plundering England`s order for 37 wickets at an average of 13.97.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Australia risk missing top players in Ashes over pay dispute, feels David Warner

Australian Cricketers` Association (ACA) rejected Cricket Australia`s (CA) pay offer last month, dismissing the proposal as "a win for cricket administrators but a loss for cricket".

May 15, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Six little-known facts about Mitchell Johnson

 Johnson made his Test debut in 2007 against Sri Lanka in 2007. 

Nov 17, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

To lead from front, Steven Smith seeks advice from Ricky Ponting

With Australia aiming to recover from a disastrous Ashes series, new captain Steven Smith is looking forward to gaining valuable counsel from former skipper Ricky Ponting on how to lead the team during the transition period.

Aug 27, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Self-pride reduced to Ashes, Michael Clarke's time was up

Cricket is a fickle game. Michael Clarke, who was holding Australia's fifth World Cup trophy few months ago, was fighting tears post the fourth Ashes Test.

Aug 27, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

PHOTO: Joe Root, David Warner seem to have buried the hatchet

David Warner, the bad boy of Australian cricket has been doing all that he can for an image makeover of late. The left-hander was seen posing together with Joe Root, as a part of a drinking session with Australia post the final Ashes Test in the English dressing room.

Aug 25, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Post retirement, Michael Clarke contemplating another shot at IPL

Indian Premier League (IPL) is a tournament which can lure the best of cricketers to participate in it and Australia's retiring skipper Michael Clarke is no different.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:32 PM IST