Australia recalled spin bowler Michael Beer and named two wicketkeepers in a 16-man squad for next month’s Test cricket series against the West Indies.
Australia picked batsmen Ed Cowan and Shaun Marsh and recalled bowler Ben Hilfenhaus in a 13-man squad for next week’s series-opening cricket Test against India.
Australia picked four rookies, including a spin bowler who was working as groundsman six months ago, for its three-Test cricket series in Sri Lanka starting next month.
Australia reached 116-3 in reply to India’s first-innings 191 as fast bowlers took all 13 wickets to fall on day one of the second cricket Test in Sydney.
Australia routed India by an innings and 68 runs with a day to spare in the second cricket Test in Sydney to take a 2-0 lead in their four-match series.
Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke hit unbeaten centuries to lift Australia to 335-3 on day one of the final cricket Test against India in Adelaide.
Australia will be without five injured players for next week’s series-opening cricket Test against New Zealand in Brisbane.
Mike Hussey and Ricky Ponting hit half-centuries to rally Australia to 179-8 in its second innings and a 230-run lead over India on day three of their series- opening cricket Test in Melbourne.
Australia captain Michael Clarke provided half of his team’s runs on the opening day of the first cricket Test against South Africa as the tourists struggled to 214-8 when bad light ended play early.
Centuries from Michael Hussey and Shaun Marsh helped Australia to a 237-run lead over Sri Lanka on day three of the second cricket Test in Kandy.