Cricket in Australia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25560/all en Cricket-Australia paceman Starc ruled out of second ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/cricket-australia-paceman-starc-ruled-out-second-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc has been ruled out of Sunday's second one-day international against Sri Lanka due to calf soreness, the country's cricket board said on Saturday.</p> <p>Starc was the latest addition to a long list of injured pacemen during the summer which has forced Cricket Australia (CA) to adopt a rotation policy to reduce players' workload.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/cricket-australia-paceman-starc-ruled-out-second-odi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Mitchell Starc Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:45:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733511 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia recall Clarke for Sri Lanka ODIs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/cricket-australia-recall-clarke-sri-lanka-odis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke is one of three big names to return to the squad for the third and fourth one-day internationals against Sri Lanka after a disappointing showing by stand-ins on Sunday.</p> <p>Opening batsman David Warner and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade were the others to be recalled for the matches in Brisbane on Friday and Sydney on Sunday, with all-rounder Moises Henriques also given a chance to impress.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/cricket-australia-recall-clarke-sri-lanka-odis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Mois├ęs Henriques Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733980 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Cricket-Hughes century helps Australia to level series http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-cricket-hughes-century-helps-australia-level-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with result)</p> <p>HOBART, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Phil Hughes returned to form with a century before Xavier Doherty and Moises Henriques took three wickets each to lead Australia to a series-levelling 32-run win over Sri Lanka in the final one-day cricket international on Wednesday.</p> <p>Hughes struck 138 not out at Bellerive Oval but Sri Lanka were on course to overhaul Australia's 247-5 until Doherty exploited spin-friendly conditions to dismiss three of the tourists' top four batsmen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-cricket-hughes-century-helps-australia-level-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Xavier Doherty Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:00:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738245 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-West Indies v Australia - first ODI scoreboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/cricket-west-indies-v-australia-first-odi-scoreboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PERTH, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Scoreboard after Australia defeated West Indies by nine wickets in the first one-day international at the WACA on Friday. West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first. West Indies innings C. Gayle c Finch b McKay 4 K. Powell c Clarke b Starc 11 R. Sarwan b Starc 0 Darren Bravo c Clarke b Faulkner 11 Dwayne Bravo c Hughes b Starc 0 K. Pollard b Starc 0 D. Thomas c Clarke b Faulkner 3 D.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/cricket-west-indies-v-australia-first-odi-scoreboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia McKay Surnames Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:46:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742598 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia beat West Indies by nine wickets in first ODI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/cricket-west-indies-dismissed-70-v-australia-first-odi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PERTH, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Australia defeated West Indies by nine wickets in the first one-day international at the WACA on Friday.</p> <p>Scores:</p> <p>Australia 1-71 (G. Maxwell 51 not out) v West Indies 70 (M. Starc 5-20, C. McKay 3-10)</p> <p>(Compiled by Ian ransom, editing by Nick Mulvenney)</p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Sport in Australia Sport in Western Australia West Indies Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:46:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742599 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia reach 266 in 50 overs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-reach-266-50-overs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia made 266 for the loss of seven wickets in their second one-day international against the West Indies at the WACA Ground on Sunday.</p> <p>str/mfc/mtp</p> Cricket in Australia Sport in Australia Sport in Western Australia AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:16:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744392 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia squad for ODIs against West Indies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-squad-odis-against-west-indies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Australia squad announced on Monday for the third and fourth one-day internationals against the West Indies in Canberra (Feb 6) and Sydney (Feb 8):</p> <p>Australia - Michael Clarke (capt), George Bailey, Ben Cutting, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, Shane Watson.</p> <p>afp</p> Cricket Cricket in Australia AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:31:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744896 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia to send advance party for India tour http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-send-advance-party-india-tour <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia will send an advance party of eight players to India this week to help acclimatise to the playing conditions ahead of the four-Test series later this month, Cricket Australia said on Monday.</p> <p>Chief selector John Inverarity said the squad would travel to India in three separate groups catering for playing commitments in the current one-day series at home against the West Indies which ends next week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/cricket-australia-send-advance-party-india-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Mitchell Starc Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:15:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744909 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Watson returns to Australia one-day side http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/cricket-watson-returns-australia-one-day-side <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY, Feb 4 (Reuters) - All-rounder Shane Watson returned to the Australia squad for the ongoing one-day international series against West Indies at the expense of Usman Khawaja on Monday.</p> <p>Watson missed Australia's victories in the first two encounters in the five-match series because of a calf problem and has been recalled as an opener for the third and fourth matches in Canberra on Wednesday and Sydney on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/cricket-watson-returns-australia-one-day-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Entertainment Shane Watson Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 04:30:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744975 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia squad for T20 match against West Indies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cricket-australia-squad-t20-match-against-west-indies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Australia squad named Friday for the Twenty20 international against the West Indies in Brisbane on Wednesday:</p> <p>Australia - George Bailey (capt), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Cutting, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Josh Hazlewood, Ben Laughlin, Clint McKay, Shaun Marsh, Ben Rohrer, Adam Voges.</p> <p>afp</p> Cricket Cricket in Australia AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:01:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749532 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Australia ring changes for WI T20 clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cricket-australia-ring-changes-wi-t20-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia on Friday made five changes for next week's one-off Twenty20 international against the West Indies in Brisbane.</p> <p>Selectors were forced to bring in new players with five T20 team regulars in India preparing for Australia's four-Test series.</p> <p>Ben Rohrer, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Josh Hazlewood were chosen for the first time, while wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and paceman Clint McKay have previously played for Australia in the T20 format.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/cricket-australia-ring-changes-wi-t20-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Mitchell Starc AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:16:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749560 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Australia Twenty20 team to face West Indies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/cricket-australia-twenty20-team-face-west-indies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Australia team named on Friday for their Twenty20 match against West Indies in Brisbane on Wednesday.</p> <p>Australia squad:</p> <p>George Bailey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Cutting, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Josh Hazlewood, Ben Laughlin, Clint McKay, Shaun Marsh, Ben Rohrer, Adam Voges (Compiled by Ian Ransom; Editing by Mark Lamport-Stokes)</p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:46:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749615 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Pakistan asylum-seeker dreams of Australia call-up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/cricket-pakistan-asylum-seeker-dreams-australia-call <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistani asylum-seeker Fawad Ahmed, who was granted a permanent Australia visa in November, wants to play in the Ashes against England, and his state coach believes he is good enough.</p> <p>The 33-year-old leg-spinner took seven wickets on his Sheffield Shield debut for Victoria two weeks ago and will have another chance to shine against New South Wales at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from Thursday.</p> <p>Australia's spinners have been struggling in recent Tests and Victoria coach Greg Shipperd is certain Ahmed has the skills to play at Test level.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/cricket-pakistan-asylum-seeker-dreams-australia-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Greg Shipperd Technology AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 04:30:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5774627 at http://www.globalpost.com Watson to rejoin Australia for fourth test in India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/watson-rejoin-australia-fourth-test-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY (Reuters) - Suspended vice-captain Shane Watson will rejoin the Australian squad for the final test against India, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Monday.</p> <p>Watson was dropped from the Australian squad for the third test in Mohali after failing to present three ideas on how the team could improve following their defeats in the first two tests.</p> <p>Mitchell Johnson, James Pattinson and Usman Khawaja were also sacked from the squad for the same reason.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/watson-rejoin-australia-fourth-test-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Shane Watson Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5786532 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Asylum-seeker in frame for Ashes selection http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/cricket-asylum-seeker-frame-ashes-selection <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's chief selector John Inverarity says Pakistani asylum-seeker Fawad Ahmed will be in contention for a place in the Ashes squad to tour England if he is granted citizenship in time.</p> <p>The 31-year-old leg-spinner was handed a permanent visa to remain in Australia in November after leaving his home in the border region near Afghanistan, where he said he was targeted by Muslim extremists.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/cricket-asylum-seeker-frame-ashes-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Cricket in Australia Hale School John Inverarity AFP Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:46:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5795805 at http://www.globalpost.com