India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc to rejoin hosts' squad following compassionate leave, expected to play pink-ball Test
Starc, the most prolific wicket-taker in the short history of pink-ball Test cricket with 42, missed the final two games of the Twenty20 series after an unspecified family illness.
India vs Australia: Umesh Yadav, R Ashwin make their case; Cameron Green's ton helps Australia A take 39-run lead
Senior pros Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin staked strong claims to be included in India's playing XI for the first Test with impressive performances against Australia A, who scored 286 for 8 on the second day, riding on Cameron Green's unbeaten century.
India vs Australia: Justin Langer keen on watching hosts' pacers in action, says they are ‘two years better’
Australia head coach Justin Langer says his pacers have improved in the last two years since the Test series defeat to India and he can't wait to see them have a go at Virat Kohli and his men in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
New Zealand pacer Matt Henry's county contract with Kent mutually withdrawn due to COVID-19 pandemic
New Zealand pacer Matt Henry's contract with Kent Cricket for the first seven matches of this season's County Championship has been mutually withdrawn due to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia vs New Zealand: Pacer Michael Neser likely to make his Test debut as hosts consider five-bowler attack for Boxing Day Test
Queensland quick Michael Neser looks set to make his Test debut against New Zealand with Australia considering an unconventional five-man attack for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Australia vs Pakistan: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Burns back; Usman Khawaja, Marcus Harris axed for Pakistan Tests
Cameron Bancroft is one of three specialist openers for Australia, along with Joe Burns and David Warner, but is more likely to play down the order if selected for the two Tests starting in Brisbane next week, followed by a day-night clash in Adelaide.
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey to lead A side; batting spots up for grabs before hosts take on visitors in two-match Test series
Australian selectors on Tuesday flagged a number of batting spots still up for grabs in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan, with an A-side promising a run-off among a number of contenders.
Ashes 2019: Cameron Bancroft returns to Australia Test squad after completion of 2018 ball-tampering scandal ban
Former captain Smith and his then deputy Warner were both given 12-month suspensions by Cricket Australia, with Cameron Bancroft being banned for nine months
Ashes 2019: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis likely to miss series after not being included in 25 player squad for intra-Australia match
After a lean performance in the World Cup, both Maxwell and Stoinis have been excluded for an intra-Australia match which will decide the Ashes squad
Ace Australian spinner Nathan Lyon got ready for a spin battle against Pakistan with a five-wicket haul on the opening day of warm-up match in Dubai on Saturday.
Pakistan vs Australia: Visitors will need to use fast bowlers in short spells due to difficult conditions, says captain Tim Paine
Australia captain Tim Paine has a couple of selection problems in the bowling department ahead of the tour in the UAE, with Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins sidelined through injury.
Mitchell Marsh steers Australia A to safety after mini collapse on Day 1 of 2nd unofficial Test against India A
Skipper Mitchell Marsh batted responsibly for his unbeaten 86 as Australia A scored 290 for six on the opening day of the second unofficial 'Test' match in Bengaluru.
India A collapsed to 163 all out on a turning track as left-arm spinner Jon Holland took a six-wicket haul to set up a 98-run victory for Australia A in the first unofficial Test
India A lose two wickets in stiff chase against Australia A on Day 3, need 199 more to win first unofficial Test on final day
At stumps on the third day, India A were 63 for 2 with in-form Mayank Agarwal batting on 25 in company of Ankit Bawne (6 batting).
Ahead of four-day game against India A, Australia A pacer Michael Neser says he's ready for challenge of bowling in Indian conditions
Australia A pacer Michael Neser on Friday said bowling fast in Indian conditions is a challenge he is ready to take up.
England vs Australia: Australia coach Justin Langer hopes Ricky Ponting's arrival can help Glenn Maxwell
Langer, appointed after Darren Lehmann resigned following the Australian ball-tampering scandal, was sure Maxwell would benefit from spending time with Ponting.
Josh Hazlewood to miss Australia's ODI tour of England with back injury; uncapped Michael Neser named as replacement
Australia have been further weakened for next month's one-day international series in England following the withdrawal of leading paceman Josh Hazlewood, Cricket Australia said on Monday