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Steve Smith raring to go, Usman Khawaja expected to be fit for Ashes opener

Australia captain Tim Paine said former skipper Smith had given batting coach Graeme Hick long and taxing work-outs in the nets as he looks to hone his formidable game ahead of the Ashes opener in Edgbaston on Aug. 1.

Coulter-Nile not sure of place in India game despite 92 against West Indies

Coulter Nile who scored 98, the highest for number 8 in World Cup said that he is not bothered by competition for spots.


World Cup 2019: Adam Zampa reprimanded for using 'audible obscenities' during Windies clash

Australian spinner Adam Zampa was on Friday reprimanded by the ICC for using "audible obscenities" during the World Cup game against the West Indies at Trent Bridge.

Former Australia opener Michael Slater kicked off plane after row, delayed flight

Michael Slater, now a well-known TV pundit who is due to commentate at the upcoming World Cup in England, confirmed the incident in a statement. It was further reaffirmed by the airline.

OZMAN: The understated brilliance of Usman Khawaja

Conscious of his background, yet very Australian. The Indian Express profiles Usman Khawaja whose understated brilliance carried the Australian team during a turbulent phase post the 2018 ball-tampering scandal

Matt Renshaw reveals graphic details of nature's call during Pune Test

Australia batsman Matt Renshaw has revealed full details of how things transpired on the field and somewhat off it during the 2017 Pune Test where he retired to go to the toilet.


Australia bowling coach David Saker resigns

Cricket Australia said David Saker, who succeeded Craig McDermott in 2016, had resigned "effective immediately" and would be replaced by Troy Cooley.

India vs Australia T20I, ODI schedule: BCCI announce dates, venues for two T20Is, five ODIs

Australia travel to India for a two T20I and five ODI series which gets underway on February 24 and concludes on March 13.

Australia vs Sri Lanka: Mitchell Starc takes 10 wickets to lead Aussies to 2-0 series win

Chasing an improbable 516 for victory, Sri Lanka were shot out for 149 by Australia, who won the opening Test in Brisbane by an innings and 40 runs.

Australia fast-track batting prodigy Will Pucovski included in Test squad for Sri Lanka series

Will Pucovski, 20, has been compared to Ricky Ponting but has already had to take a break from the game because of mental-health issues.