Auckland Coach Ottis Gibson sure Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels will overcome setback.
Dubai Spinners from both teams struggled to make imapct in first Test in Abu Dhabi.
Chris Barrett Australia has landed a coup by luring Shane Warne back into the national set-up in an official capacity.
Jesse Hogan Test captain Michael Clarke is not downhearted about the lack of success for spin contenders Nathan Lyon and Fawad Ahmed in their last match before the first Ashes.
Chloe Saltau, Colombo Legendary Sri Lankan spinner says 'proper' Australian coaching blocks creativity.
Chloe Saltau Former Test leggie describes Jon Holland's shoulder injury as savage blow to Australian cricket.
Greg Buckle CHENNAI: India A batsman Manoj Tiwary has taunted Australia's batsmen, saying they will be found wanting in the four-Test series starting on Friday.
Chris Barrett The architect of Australia's era-defining win in 2004 cautions against an abundance of spin on the sub-continent.
Chris Barrett CHENNAI: Australia's ambitious mission in India has gone off the rails after only four days. A demoralising defeat in the first Test at the M.A.
Some of the tweakers tried by Australia in Test cricket recent years, as Shane Warne's career came to a close.
Left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman took a career best 6-25 to help Pakistan humble England by 72 runs in the second Test in Abu Dhabi, giving Pakistan unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Sam Lienert Off-spinner Nathan Hauritz's hopes of earning a recall to the Australian side would not have been buoyed by the words of MCG curator Cameron Hodgkins.
Sri Lanka cruised to a crushing six-wicket defeat of Zimbabwe in the first of five one-day internationals.
Samantha Broun Richie Benaud says Australian cricket fans hanging out for the next Shane Warne need to keep the faith with Australia's young band of emerging leg-spinners.
Adam Cooper Brett Lee's looming return to bowl for Australia in India has been tarnished by injuries to the cricket side's two main spinning options.
By Adam Cooper Spinners Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh will have to bowl even better than they batted as India seek a series-squaring win over Australia in the fourth Test.
By Adam Cooper India are set to play to their strengths of batting big and spinning the ball in tandem against Australia in the first cricket Test at the MCG.
South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.
South Africa batted cautiously to reach three for 98 in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka on Friday as it tried to preserve its 1-0 lead in the series.
Tillakaratne Dilshan has starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer to draw the three-match series level at 1-1.