SYDNEY - Mike Hussey's optimism about a stunning return to the Australian World Cup squad after being forced out by a hamstring injury, has forced Cricket Australia selectors' to delay announcing a replacement in the 15-man squad for injured Doug Bollinger.
NAGPUR - The earthquake back home in Christchurch is bound to rattle the New Zealand team and at the same time the tragic event should spur them to take on their trans-Tasman rivals Australia in the Cricket World Cup here Friday.
AHMEDABAD - For the first time, World champions Australia will start their title defence not as the favourites but banking heavily on their pace attack against Zimbabwe in a Group A match here Monday.
NEW DELHI - The 14-team cricket World Cup will begin with the India-Bangladesh match in Dhaka Saturday.
MELBOURNE - Australia must find a middle-order batsman to replace Michael Hussey, with the impact of his absence more than evident during the Australian team's dramatic batting collapse in their practice match against India.
- Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, warm-up match
- World Cup: India opt to bat against Australia in warm-up match
- CA should dump ‘vapid AB Medal fashion show’, not Shield final: Roebuck
- Australia still a force to reckon with in ODIs (Team Profile, World Cup Countdown)
- Oz greats ask CA to come out with master plan for post-Ponting era
- Time to drop ‘overburdened’ Watson down the batting order in Tests, says ex-selector
- Paine might replace Hussey in Australia’s World Cup top-six: Bracken
- Hastings in Australia’s World Cup squad, Siddle dropped
- Hussey doubtful for World Cup
- Australia beat England by four runs to win in Melbourne Twenty20
- Australia set England 148 to win in Melbourne Twenty20
- No room for both Tait and Lee in Oz WC squad
- Axed from Oz 20-20 squad, Haddin fears for career
- New skipper Paine feels the pain of England’s mean machine
- Oz cricket captain uncertainty reflects Test preparation woes
- Paine ready to grab opportunity thrown up by Oz big boys’ Ashes failure
- This is how the IPL teams will look
- What the teams got on the first day of IPL-4 auction
- IPL-4 auction: Gambhir top grosser; No takers for Lara, Ganguly
- IPL-4 auction: Lara goes unsold; Gambhir remains top grosser
- Brett Lee, Shaun Tait in Australia’s T20 squad
- White appointed captain of Australia’s T20 team
- Ashes humiliation forces Clarke to quit as Australia’s T20 captain
- Paine plays down suggestions of becoming Oz captain
- Clarke will smash doubts about his leadership credentials: Nielsen
- Clarke’s form may force CA to look at options for Ponting’s successor: Sutherland
- Waugh sees Haddin, Paine as Oz captaincy options
- Smith’s embarrassing first-ball duck after getting selected in Oz Ashes squad
- Bell scores 192 as England pile on runs against Australia A
- Harris stakes claim for first Ashes Test berth
- ‘Pop-Gun’ Pom bowling attack to take on Australia ‘A’ batters in Tasmania
- Ferguson, Khawaja selection is good news for Hussey
- Batsmen in ‘Australia A’ team in contention for Ashes spot: Hilditch
- Oz selectors can’t be faulted for bringing in specialized, fresh talent: Roebuck
- Unbeaten home record won’t make Aussies complacent against Lankans: Clarke