• Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones in February 2014. Picture: AFP

    Aussie cricket mourns 'original maverick' Dean Jones

    Australia's Justin Langer revealed he was on the cusp of recruiting Jones into his coaching set-up for next year's World Cup when the 59-year-old died of a heart attack in Mumbai, where he had been commentating on the Indian Premier League.

  • FILE: Australia's Glenn Maxwell reacts after a delivery during the 2019 Cricket World Cup second semi-final between England and Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham, central England, on 11 July 2019. Picture: AFP

    England are dangerous but we're ready, says Langer

    Langer watched his players go hard at it in two intra-squad warm-up match in Southampton on Tuesday, with Marnus Labuschagne and Alex Carey smashing rapid centuries in the second encounter.

  • Australia's bowler Pat Cummins (C) appeals for a decision against New Zealand's batsman Tom Latham on the second day of the second cricket Test match at the MCG in Melbourne on 27 December 2019. Picture: AFP

    Australia topple India in Test rankings

    Australia’s rise ended India’s stay at the top since October 2016 in the latest update, based on results over the past three years, which removes Virat Kohli and his men’s impressive 12-1 win-loss record in the 2016-17 period.