England collapsed to 136 all out today to leave Australia in charge of the first Ashes cricket Test with a 224-run lead going into day three.
Australia elevated batsman George Bailey to its Test cricket squad and recalled left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for next week’s Ashes series opener against England.
Centuries by Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan helped India beat Australia by six wickets in their sixth one-day cricket match, sending the series to a deciding game.
Shane Watson’s first Test cricket century in 48 innings put Australia in control on day one of the Ashes series finale against England.
Shane Watson scored 143 to help Australia reach 298 in the deciding one-day cricket match against England.
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson was ruled out of this week’s first cricket Test against South Africa because of a calf strain, an injury that pushed the touring team into favoritism to win the series opener.
Australia recovered to 231-8 at stumps on day one of the final cricket Test against India in Delhi as it bids to avert its worst series result in more than four decades.
Shane Watson smashed 143 off 107 balls as Australia beat England by 49 runs in their one-day cricket decider to close its four-month tour of the U.K. with a series victory.
Shane Watson’s century helped push Australia to 183-3 at tea on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes cricket Test against England.
Australia vice-captain Shane Watson won’t play in the second cricket Test against South Africa starting tomorrow in Adelaide because he hasn’t fully recovered from a calf injury.
"I've had to have a deep look at myself a number of times."
- Shane Watson on Aug 21, 2013