Greg Buckle Matthew Hayden's brutal batting in India was the making of him and Ed Cowan can't help being inspired at the powerful opener's ability to smash the aura surrounding the home side's spinners.
David Polkinghorne Real-time coverage from the third one-day international in Canberra with Australia chasing a series victory.
Prime Minister's XI
Lee Gaskin Prime Minister's XI: Ricky Ponting was the main attraction for the Prime Minister's XI.
Greg Buckle, Chennai Wicketkeeper expects both sides to show plenty of passion when first Test starts.
Auckland New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks set to move down the batting order for the home Test series against England.
Chloe Saltau Shane Watson's public coveting of Test opener's berth places unwelcome pressure on Ed Cowan.
New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder is considering a return to Test cricket against England.
Some tough love from Ian Healy spurs Matthew Wade to go ''up a level''.
Chris Barrett WHAT TO DO WITH SHANE WATSON? The elephant in the foyer of Australia's five-star hotel in Chennai could potentially be a source of consternation for the entire journey, over some 50 days, from...
Jon Pierik Former national chairman of selectors questions the overall philosophy of those in charge.
Chloe Saltau YOUNG spearhead James Pattinson has broken down with a serious side strain, and there were grave fears on Saturday night that the injury could end his Test summer.
Chris Barrett Yet again it has come down to Michael Clarke. Time and again the world's most prolific scorer of runs right now has been called upon to lead from the front, in this instance to seal a victory against...
Chloe Saltau Young spearhead breaks down with serious side strain that threatens to end his Test summer.
Chris Barrett Once again, Michael Clarke has been called upon to personally lead from the front,
Greg Baum One of the mystical peculiarities of Test cricket is each day is played on new terms, discrete in themselves and often vitally different from the preceding day and the days to come.
Lee Gaskin QUEENSLAND coach Darren Lehmann believes NSW has the depth to cover the loss of international duo Shane Watson and Mitchell Starc in this week's Sheffield Shield match in Canberra.
Andrew Wu Australian paceman Mitchell Starc claimed 5-20 to help skittle the West Indies for 70. It took Australia less than 10 overs to reel in the modest target.
Jon Tuxworth Dear Pup, on behalf of the Australian sports media and cricket fans across this sunburnt nation, it's time to officially say sorry.
Chris Barrett WHEN Nathan Lyon boarded a flight to Colombo via Singapore in August of last year he was a virtual nobody.
Australia selectors summoned a trio of fast bowlers into a 14-man squad and dropped batsman Rob Quiney for the third cricket Test against South Africa starting on Friday.