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Cricket Australia announces United States study tour for coaches
Cricket Australia announces United States study tour for coaches

Number of internationally acclaimed organisations will be engaged during the tourCricket Australia announced on Wednesday that a selection of the country's elite and upcoming coaches will head to the United States at the end of June to take part in a study tour aimed at developing Australia's leading coaches.The study tour is aimed at giving participants the opportunity to experience various elite performance environments, including profe

Apr 28 2016
Jason Gillespie rebuffs Australia coaching rumours
Jason Gillespie rebuffs Australia coaching rumours

Gillespie was rumoured to take over as the England cricket team’s coach last yearJason Gillespie on Monday denied being approached to take over as the bowling coach of the Australian cricket team and said that he had no plans of leaving the English county Yorkshire.The rumour escalated after Australian coach and former Yorkshire player Darren Lehmann said in a radio interview last week that Gillespie would "certainly be at the forefron

Apr 27 2016
Australia appoint Adam Griffith and Graeme Hick as coaches for the Caribbean tour
Australia appoint Adam Griffith and Graeme Hick as coaches for the Caribbean tour

Adam Griffith has been appointed as the bowling coach of AustraliaThe Australian cricket team temporarily appointed Western Australia’s bowling coach Adam Griffith and former England batsman Graeme Hick in the coaching team for their ODI triangular series in the West Indies in June, Cricket Australia said on 15 April.Justin Langer will be Australia’s head coach at the Caribbean  Australian head coach Darren Lehmann will take a br

Apr 15 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Steve Waugh says prioritizing Test cricket reason behind Australia's disappointing show
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Steve Waugh says prioritizing Test cricket reason behind Australia's disappointing show

Steve Waugh in a press conference Australian legend Steve Waugh has praised Cricket Australia’s (CA) approach for prioritizing Test cricket over T20 internationals. However, he also believes that it has played a part in Australia’s disappointing show at the World T20 in India.Australia were eliminated from the group stages after losing two out of their four matches. They finished third in Group two behind New Zealand and host Ind

Apr 3 2016
Darren Lehmann backs India to lift the 2016 World T20 title
Darren Lehmann backs India to lift the 2016 World T20 title

Darren Lehman doesn't see India losing at any point in the competition, going forwardAustralia coach Darren Lehmann has named India as the favourites to lift the 2016 ICC World T20 title. The 46-year-old former-player-turned-coach felt that he couldn't see anybody defeating the Men In Blue in the last stage of the competition, that begins with the first semifinal between England and New Zealand on Wednesday.Also read: New Zealan

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Coaching staff XI
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Coaching staff XI

There is no shortage of former cricketers who went on to take coaching roles for different international sides. Similarly, teams in the World T20 also have coaches who previously played at the highest level. These are the players who had a great international career and post-retirement, they are busy serving different countries at the higher level in the dressing room as the support staff.Here is the best 11 member squad of the coa

Mar 25 2016
Long term injury casts shadow on Peter Siddle's international future
Long term injury casts shadow on Peter Siddle's international future

Siddle will be out of action for an indefinite time after scans revealed a stress fracture in the pacer’s lower backAustralian fast bowler Peter Siddle has been diagnosed with stress fractures in his back that will reportedly keep him out of action for a long time, ESPNCricinfo reports. The 31-year-old, who suffered discomfort during the second innings of the first Test against New Zealand, was ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch b

Feb 25 2016
Australia's batting coach Michael Di Venuto appointed Surrey head coach
Australia's batting coach Michael Di Venuto appointed Surrey head coach

Michael Di Venuto’s stint with Australia ends after the team’s tour to South Africa next monthAustralia batting coach Michael Di Venuto has been appointed as the head coach of the Surrey County Cricket Club in England.Di Venuto, who represented Australia in nine One-Day Internationals (ODI) in 1997, has experience of English domestic cricket, having played with counties such as Durham, Derbyshire and Sussex.The 42-year-old Tasmanian w

Feb 22 2016
Australia coach Darren Lehmann to join the side in New Zealand after illness
Australia coach Darren Lehmann to join the side in New Zealand after illness

Lehmann was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis during Australia’s home series against India.Australian cricket team's head coach Darren Lehmann will return to the side on Saturday subsequent to being given medical clearance to return to work after he was diagnosed on January 23 with deep vein thrombosis.The former left-handed batsman missed the final One-Day International (ODI) and the three-match Twenty20 International home serie

Feb 5 2016
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return
Darren Lehmann and Michael Hussey excited by Michael Clarke's return

Clarke announced retirement from the sport in 2015Welcoming the news that Michael Clarke intends to reverse his retirement decision, coach Darren Lehmann and former star batsman Michael Hussey have said the former skipper's experience could prove invaluable to Australia's Twenty20 ambitions.Clarke, who scored 8,643 runs in Tests and 7,981 in One-Day Internationals (ODI), quit after last summer's Ashes series and will play for Sydney g

Jan 31 2016
Australia's stand-in coach Di Venuto lauds India's performance in the T20 series
Australia's stand-in coach Di Venuto lauds India's performance in the T20 series

Di Venuto said that Australia have been thoroughly outplayed in all departments of the game.Michael di Venuto, who stepped into the shoes of Australian head coach Darren Lehmann, following the latter’s absence after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, conceded that his side have been thoroughly outplayed by India in all departments of the game in the ongoing T20 series, IBN Live reports. Australia head into the third and final T

Jan 30 2016
Australia coach Darren Lehmann will miss the ODI series against New Zealand
Australia coach Darren Lehmann will miss the ODI series against New Zealand

He will be fit to resume work in the coming weeks.Australia head coach Darren Lehmann will not travel to New Zealand for the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting on February 3 as he awaits medical clearance to fly after suffering Deep Vein Thrombosis, Cricket Australia announced on Tuesday."Darren is in good health and feeling well at the moment but is still awaiting medical clearance for us to be satisfied that it is safe

Jan 26 2016
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised

Lehmann was hospitalised after here suffered from Deep Vian Thrombosis ahead of the 5th ODI of the VB Series.Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has been hospitalised with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) here on Saturday.Lehmann reported a swollen left calf to the team's medical staff ahead of the fifth One-Day International (ODI) against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground and was immediately referred for a scan that revealed the issue. Th

Jan 23 2016
BBL 15/16: Lehmann Jr's last-ball six gives Strikers thrilling victory
BBL 15/16: Lehmann Jr's last-ball six gives Strikers thrilling victory

The shot by Jake Lehmann that won the Strikers a breathtaking encounterThe Adelaide Strikers won a thrilling contest against the Hobart Hurricanes at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday as they won by six wickets in the very last ball. With the victory, the Strikers have now fixed their place in the semi-finals of the Big Bash League.Jake Lehmann, son of Australian coach, Darren Lehmann turned out to be the hero for the Strikers as he hit a six off th

Jan 13 2016
Five things to look forward to in the India-Australia series
Five things to look forward to in the India-Australia series

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will helm a new-look side for the Australia series A new year always brings something different with it. There is a period of new hopes, newer dreams and plans for improvement. A fresh outlook is also a key ingredient of a nascent year. India's limited-overs teams, chosen for ODIs and Twenty20 internationals in Australia, have the licence to embark on the tour without the baggage from the last six or seven months

Jan 11 2016
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