Pat Cummins began his tenure as Australia's test captain with an emphatic Ashes series triumph but the 28-year-old knows his team must succeed overseas, particularly in the subcontinent, to be counted among the best.
Australia underlined their utter Ashes supremacy by crushing England's hopes of a consolation victory and winning the day-night fifth test by 146 runs with two days to spare in Hobart on Sunday to seal a 4-0 series triumph.
Virat Kohli shocked Indian cricket on Saturday by abruptly resigning as the national side's test captain, after leading the team to several memorable victories in his seven years in charge.
England's bowlers pegged back Australia with three wickets under the Hobart lights on Saturday night but the hosts reached the close of play on three for 37 with a lead of 152 runs after an eventful second day of the fifth Ashes test
The third and final Test match between South Africa and India at Newlands in Cape Town is evenly poised after day two
Keegan Petersen showed his battling qualities with an unbeaten 70 to help South Africa limp to 176 for seven at tea as India kept chipping away at the wickets on the second day of the decisive third and final test at Newlands.
India captain Virat Kohli returned to form with a well-constructed 79 but the touring side were bowled out for 223 after tea on the first day of the decisive third and final test against South Africa at Newlands on Tuesday
All-rounder Ben Stokes hopes to be fit enough for the fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia despite suffering a side strain while bowling in Sydney, England teammate James Anderson said.
England's Jos Buttler will miss the fifth and final Ashes test against Australia in Hobart with a finger injury, skipper Joe Root said after the visitors eked out a thrilling draw in the fourth match in Sydney on Sunday.
Usman Khawaja scored his second century of the match to help Australia to 265 for six declared on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes test on Saturday, handing England an unlikely victory target of 388.
There is no need for panic in the South African ranks but their batsmen need to take more responsibility if they are to fight their way into the series against India, captain Dean Elgar said ahead of Monday’s start of the second test at the Wanderers.
South Africa captain Dean Elgar scored an unbeaten 52 against India as the hosts showed a dogged determination to stay in the fight on a spicy wicket and closed the fourth day on 94 for four in the first test at Centurion Park on Wednesday.
India showed patience with the bat to reach 79 for three against South Africa at lunch on day four of the first test on Wednesday, a second innings lead of 209 on a lively wicket providing plenty of assistance to the seam bowlers.
Test debutant Scott Boland etched his name in the record books and became an instant cult hero in Australian cricket with an astonishing six-wicket haul that wrapped up the Ashes on day three of the third test in Melbourne on Tuesday.
No play was possible on the second day of the first test between South Africa and India at Centurion Park on Monday as heavy rain meant frustration for both sides seeking to gain the upper hand in the three-match series.
Rain delayed the start of day two of the first test between South Africa and India at Centurion Park on Monday, denying the visitors the chance to build on their impressive first innings total of 272 for three.
Openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal negotiated a toothless South African seam attack to steer India to 83 without loss in overcast conditions at lunch on the opening day of the first test at Centurion Park on Sunday.
Dawid Malan says England have not given up on winning the Ashes even if he admits they will need a much improved performance in the third test in Melbourne from Sunday to get themselves back in the series.
Test captain Dean Elgar says he will not let the allegations of racist conduct that have come to light at Cricket South Africa in recent months become an excuse for failure as his side prepare to host India in a three-match series from Sunday.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara says they are confident of claiming a historic first test series win in South Africa, led by their potent fast bowling attack on the lively Highveld wickets where the first two of three tests will be played.
An audacious proposal by Western Australia's Sports Minister to swap the dates of the Perth and Adelaide Ashes Tests was given short shrift by the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) on Monday.
England captain Joe Root praised Ollie Robinson's "fantastic" performances after overcoming a turbulent start to his test career and said the fast bowler has impressed the rest of the team as they prepare for the Ashes series against Australia.
India who have won the toss, have reached 221 for the loss of four wickets when bad light stopped play on the first day of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Mumbai.
Former skipper Mark Taylor has backed the appointment of Steve Smith as Australia's vice-captain more than three years after he was stripped of the captaincy for his involvement in the Newlands ball-tampering scandal.
England’s major cricketing bodies collectively apologised on Friday to all those who have suffered racism and discrimination in the game following former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq’s revelations about the abuse he encountered. Rafiq told a British parliamentary committee on Tuesday that he had suffered “inhuman” treatment in his time at Yorkshire and described the sport […]
Australian cricket captain, Tim Paine stepped down earlier today, less than three weeks before the start of The Ashes series against England
Former South African cricket captain, AB de Villiers has decided to retire from all forms of cricket with immediate effect. He says he has lost his hunger for the game, bringing to an end a 17-year career where he established himself as one of the greats in the sport.
Former England batsman Alex Hales has defended an old photo appearing to show him in blackface at a fancy dress party, saying it was a tribute to late rapper Tupac Shakur.
Aaron Finch has stepped down from the captaincy of Big Bash League (BBL) side the Melbourne Renegades but is determined to lead Australia's T20 World Cup title defence on home soil next year.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead believes India will provide a major challenge on the upcoming test tour despite the absence of a few big names from their squad.