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Trent Boult says he fit and ready to rock Australia

The left-arm pace spearhead missed the 296-run first test loss to Tim Paine’s side in Perth after sustaining the injury in previous series.

24 Dec 2019 9:38 AM

Tom Blundell to replace Jeet Raval in Boxing Day Test

The 29-year-old has played two Tests and scored 136 runs with an unbeaten century on debut as wicketkeeper.

22 Dec 2019 12:02 PM

Heat forces New Zealand to cancel warm-up game ahead of Boxing day Test

New Zealand coach Gary Stead confirmed his team would rest on Friday with temperatures expected to reach 45 degrees Celsius.

19 Dec 2019 10:06 AM

Australia boss tells MCG not to play too safe with pitch

A Sheffield Shield match at the MCG was halted last week because of a dangerous surface.

19 Dec 2019 8:15 AM

New Zealand quick Trent Boult on track for 'dream' Boxing Day test

Boult was ruled out of the opener of the three-match series at Perth Stadium with a rib injury.

18 Dec 2019 11:44 AM


Peter Siddle wants to crack opportunity against New Zealand

Siddle has featured in 67 Tests in which he picked 221 wickets with an average of 30.66.

18 Dec 2019 11:18 AM

Workload doesn't worry me: Aussie off-spinner Nathon Lyon

Lyon also applauded the Australian attack which includes Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins.

17 Dec 2019 5:07 PM

Peter Siddle replaces Josh Hazlewood for Boxing Day Test against New Zealand

Hazlewood was on Sunday ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand due to a hamstring tear.

17 Dec 2019 3:30 PM

Kyle Jamieson replaces injured Lockie Ferguson for Australia tour

Ferguson was ruled out of the remainder of the Test series on Monday after he sustained a right calf-muscle tendon strain.

17 Dec 2019 2:48 PM

Tim Paine encouraged by Australia's ruthless streak

A rejuvenated Australia won their third straight test of the home season since retaining the Ashes in England and stretched their run.

16 Dec 2019 3:45 PM


Getting Steve Smith out early is a good thing: Gary Stead

Although Smith scored 43 and 16 in the first and second innings respectively, Neil Wagner had dismissed Smith in both the innings.

16 Dec 2019 2:24 PM

'Embrace it': Nathan Lyon unfazed by Kiwi pacers' Bodyline-like bouncer barrage

After Australia's win, captain Tim Paine said the Black Caps' liberal use of short-pitched bowling had a Bodyline feel to it.

16 Dec 2019 2:13 PM

As Lockie Ferguson goes out, NZ hope Trent Boult comes in for 2nd Test vs Aus

The hapless Black Caps struggled against an in-form Australia in the 1st test and were blown away by 296 runs inside 4 days.

16 Dec 2019 2:01 PM

Peter Siddle to get surprise call for second Test against New Zealand

Australia dominated the series-opener with a commanding 296-run victory inside four days, despite losing Josh Hazlewood.

16 Dec 2019 1:41 PM

We are moving in the right direction: Tim Paine after victory over New Zealand

Australia thrashed New Zealand by 296 runs in the first Test on Sunday and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

16 Dec 2019 1:31 PM


Australia have set tone for the series: Ricky Ponting after hosts' massive win

Exhilarated with Hosts' dominant display in the 1st Test, Ponting said if they continued to perform like this then NZ will be white-washed.

16 Dec 2019 1:29 PM

Lockie Ferguson out of Test series against Australia due to injury

Ferguson picked the injury during the first Test against Australia which the latter won by 296 runs on Sunday.

16 Dec 2019 1:27 PM

Skipper Tim Paine says Aussies on the rise again

The Australians thrashed New Zealand by 296 runs to continue a golden run in the local summer.

16 Dec 2019 11:55 AM

Australia thrash New Zealand by 296 runs in first Test

Australia recorded one of their biggest wins over New Zealand on the fourth day of the first Test. The Kiwis were set a mammoth 468 to win.

16 Dec 2019 11:30 AM

Ricky Ponting backs James Pattinson to perform at his best in Boxing Day Test vs NZ

Hazlewood was on Sunday ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand due to a hamstring tear.

15 Dec 2019 4:13 PM