Alastair Cook has refused to rule out England preparing a string of turning wickets as his side looks to beat Australia in the Ashes series this year.
Jesse Hogan State teams to be docked points if visiting teams forced to play on substandard pitches.
NATHAN LYON'S paltry four-over Test preparation has caused respected coach Darren Berry to call for a review of Australia's pace-friendly pitches.
Adam Cooper Dean Jones says young batsmen are getting no favours from curators around Australia and that state sides should be docked Sheffield Shield points if they produce substandard pitches.
Chloe Saltau State of pitches around the nation will be a hot topic at a summit of cricket bosses this week.
Andrew Wu, Chloe Saltau The soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday when Brad Haddin is confirmed as the new Test vice-captain, raising implications for the short-term future of...
Andrew Wu and Chloe Saltau Soap opera that has been Australian cricket will take another twist on Wednesday.
Will Brodie Australia's 2013 Ashes squad: Michael Clarke (C), Brad Haddin (VC), Jackson Bird, Ed Cowan, James Faulkner, Ryan Harris, Phil Hughes, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, James Pattinson, Chris Rogers, Peter...
Chloe Saltau Chris Rogers and James Faulkner, the old and the new, bring to Australia's unfancied Ashes squad qualities that have been in desperately short supply in recent national teams.
Chloe Saltau Chris Rogers and James Faulkner bring to Australia's unfancied Ashes squad qualities that have been in desperately short supply in recent Australian teams.
Richard Hinds NO, I didn't have Brad Haddin in my Ashes squad. Thought his time had passed. Didn't believe he had done enough to displace the incumbent Matthew Wade, or even earn a touring berth ahead of Tim Paine.
Scott Spits Follow our real-time coverage of the second day of the third Test between India and Australia in Mohali. Our live text commentary, live scores and live statistics begins at 2.30pm (AEDT).
David Polkinghorne Nathan Lyon has shown why Mike Hussey entrusted him with leading the Australian victory song, but he is still less than ''halfway'' to the bowler he could be.
Greg Baum Abysmal result demonstrates that Australia has lost control of its own cricket destiny.
Greg Baum From this hazy distance, it is hard to say whether or not the antbed Chennai pitch spooked the Australians in India. But it certainly spooked Australians in Australia.
Richard Shute Follow our real-time coverage of the third day of the second Test between India and Australia in Hyderabad.
Chris Barrett HYDERABAD: India's latest double centurion Cheteshwar Pujara says Australia's batsmen have proven themselves to be vulnerable in subcontinental conditions and need to "apply themselves" to combat...
Chris Barrett HYDERABAD: Humiliating. That is the only word for it. Australia's abject campaign in India was already a throwback to the dark ages of the 1980s, when Allan Border's men were lucky to beat a backyard...
Richard Shute Follow our real-time coverage of the fourth day of the first Test between India and Australia in Chennai. Our live text commentary, live scores and live statistics start again at 3pm on Monday.
Scott Spits Follow our real-time coverage of the second day of the fourth Test between India and Australia in Delhi. Our live text commentary, live scores and live statistics begins at 2.30pm (AEDT).