Batting alongside Aaron Finch at Lord's was enough to convince Sachin Tendulkar that the stocky Australian opener was on the cusp of Test cricket.
South African fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel ripped through the Sri Lanka batting line-up to seal a 153-run win in the first Test.
South African paceman Morne Morkel the danger man for Australian captain Michael Clarke, says Mike Hussey
Chloe Saltau Mike Hussey expects his taller compatriot Morne Morkel to pose the Australian captain.
South Africa paceman Morne Morkel underwent scans on a right shoulder injury on Thursday morning and was unable to field early on day two of the first Test.
Jesse Hogan Morne Morkel says South Africa must not assume the expected slower pitch conditions for the second Test in Port Elizabeth will, in isolation, be enough to nullify Mitch Johnson.
Ben Horne South Africa have pulled off the second-biggest run-chase in their one-day international history to sink Australia in their tri-series clash in Harare.
Aaron Finch has recorded his fourth one-day international century to lift Australia to a strong position in their tri-series opening clash with South Africa in Harare.
Chloe Saltau Mitchell Marsh might be excited about playing a role for the team against South Africa on Wednesday, but the most exciting thing about him is that he is capable of playing two roles.
Ben Horne Shane Watson's place in the World Cup picture has become a little less stable, after Mitchell Marsh announced himself as Australia's new no.
Debutant off-spinner John Nyumbu took five wickets on Zimbabwe's Heroes Day to limit South Africa's first innings total but the hosts still face a tall order after the third day of the one-off test...
South Africa has beaten Zimbabwe by nine wickets inside four days in their one-off Test at Harare Sports Club.
Abhaya Srivastava The retiring Mahela Jayawardene showed what Sri Lanka would be missing as he smashed an unbeaten 140 on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Thursday.
Sri Lanka have set South Africa a target of 369 to win the second Test in Colombo and reclaim the number one Test ranking from Australia.
Sri Lanka were 0-30 in their first innings at stumps on Thursday's second day of the first Test against South Africa in Galle.
Galle, Sri Lanka South African fast bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seizes control on the third day of the first Test.
Chloe Saltau Any international cricket he plays before next year’s Ashes - 13 months from now - will be “a bonus”.
Ryan Harris The good thing about being a bowler is that you generally get another chance.
South Africa star admits rivals annihilation of his side was motivation.
Malcolm Knox The third Test match in Cape Town will round out a period of unequalled intensity for the Australian team, a run of 23 Test matches that started 15 months ago in Brisbane.
David Sygall Full, live coverage of the series-deciding Test against South Africa in Cape Town.