Luke Ronchi has been named in the New Zealand cricket team's one-day squad for the tour to England.
Jesse Hogan New South Wales' newly appointed assistant coach, Trent Woodhill, is someone whose public profile is incomparable to his reputation among elite players and officials who have worked with him.
Ashley Mallet Ashley Mallet looks at the most likely Australian candidates to turn into world-class spinners.
OUTSIDE the leading four slow bowlers, Australia's spin stocks seem threadbare. Those four bowlers are Nathan Lyon, Michael Beer, Glenn Maxwell and Xavier Doherty.
Chris Barrett A RATINGS hit last summer, the Twenty20 Big Bash League has been struck by a series of blows on the eve of its second edition, with Test captain Michael Clarke withdrawn from Saturday's Sydney derby...
Andrew Wu and Chris Barrett Not for the first time in his career, Mitchell Starc is the last man standing out of Australia's next-generation pace quartet.
Brisbane The farewell tour for Ricky Ponting may be cut short one game after a stomach bug struck down the ex-Test skipper ahead of the Hobart Hurricanes' Big Bash League Twenty20 opener against Brisbane Heat...
Jesse Hogan Former NZ bowling coach thinks Australia should rely on pace in Hobart.
Jesse Hogan THE architect of New Zealand's pace-led demolition of Australia in Hobart last summer believes the home team should rely on an all-pace attack for Friday's series opener against Sri Lanka.
Joe Barton AUSTRALIA'S former bowling coach Troy Cooley says it is possible for out-of-sorts paceman Ben Hilfenhaus to remodel his action before Friday's first Test against Sri Lanka in Hobart.
Chris Barrett INSIDE the Australian camp they are calling it his ''doosra''. The back-spinning alternative delivery that Nathan Lyon unveiled with success in Brisbane nine days ago is yet to receive an official...
Wellington Positivity against Sri Lanka's spinners will be vital if New Zealand are to cause a boilover in the first cricket Test starting in Galle on Saturday, according to captain Ross Taylor.
South African speedster Dale Steyn will extend his tour Down Under an extra week to bolster the Brisbane Heat for their Big Bash League season-opener.
New Zealand was in depressingly familiar territory, all out for 260 in 83 overs on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies in Kingston.
Jesse Hogan A devastating spell of fast-bowling from James Pattinson has led Australia to a commanding nine-wicket win over New Zealand with a day and a half to spare.
It was hard to believe Australia was without its hottest pace bowling prospect after James Pattinson tore through New Zealand in the second trans-Tasman Test yesterday.
Ricky Ponting has never been a walker, but the former captain will not wait for a tap on the shoulder from national selectors telling him it's time to bow out of Test cricket - if he does not see an...
Matthew Hayden may be unwanted by Australia's selectors, but the big opener officially remains among the world's best one-day batsman.
The West Indies have beaten New Zealand by five wickets with one ball to spare in a rain shortened second one-day cricket international in Christchurch.
New Zealand ended a run of eight Twenty20 defeats to beat West Indies by 36 runs in Hamilton on Sunday night and square the two-match series 1-1.