Auckland Coach Ottis Gibson sure Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels will overcome setback.
DUBAI: Sri Lanka's late-order batsmen held their nerve to beat Pakistan by two wickets and level the one-day series in a match in which fortunes swung from one side to another on Friday.
Ross Taylor’s third century of the series could not prevent the West Indies taking an 18-run lead in the third Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
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.
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.
Chloe Saltau Former Test leggie describes Jon Holland's shoulder injury as savage blow to Australian cricket.
Chloe Saltau, Colombo Legendary Sri Lankan spinner says 'proper' Australian coaching blocks creativity.
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.
Lee Gaskin Introducing the Canberra XI set to light-up the Big Bash League.
Some of the tweakers tried by Australia in Test cricket recent years, as Shane Warne's career came to a close.
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.
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.
Ross Taylor's stunning summer with the bat shows no sign of abating after he made an unbeaten 56 to help steer New Zealand to safety after two days of the third Test against the West Indies.
Jesse Hogan Here is your comprehensive analysis of each Big Bash League team along with individual strengths, weaknesses and season predictions.