Start key for confident Aust cricketers

Allrounder Mitch Marsh says Australia should feel confident ahead of the trans-Tasman Test series but it'll be crucial to start well.

Khawaja caught in cricket controversy

Footage of Australian batsman Usman Khawaja grabbing teammate Adam Zampa on the behind during a national anthem ceremony has gone viral.

Vics make five changes for Shield cricket

Four national one-day representatives will return for Victoria's big Sheffield Shield match against SA at Adelaide Oval.

Aussie attack primed for Kiwi green decks

Australia's pacemen are content with bowler-friendly conditions in NZ, where the trans-Tasman series starts in Wellington.

We've got no excuses not to beat Kiwis

Josh Hazlewood, Mitch Marsh and David Warner agree: the lack of a tune-up for the first Test will be no excuse if Australia fail to fire in New Zealand.

Batsman hits the pitch twice in funniest ever run out

A cricket match descended into hilarity when a batsman slipped over twice during one of the most comical run outs ever seen.

Women cricketers receive insurance boost

Australia's female cricketers will now have their private health insurance covered with the assistance of a $500,000 boost from their male counterparts.

Cricketers could soon see red

The MCC are trialling new laws which would see red and yellow cards issued for behavioural offences.

Warner ready to blunt Kiwi swing kings

David Warner scored 529 runs in the most recent trans-Tasman Test series but Australia's vice-captain says batting will be a lot harder in Wellington.

Watson and Gayle make amends

Shane Watson was critical of Chris Gayle in this summer's Big Bash League, but the pair appear to have moved on as teammates in the Indian Premier League.