LONDON: Josh Hazlewood has urged fellow quick Nathan Coulter-Nile to "crack open" England's batsmen when he bowls against the visitors in their opening tour match in Perth this weekend. Former Test tearaway Mitchell Johnson may have knocked back the chance to reacquaint himself with England's top order, but paceman Coulter-Nile will lead the WA XI bowling attack against Joe Root's team. Coulter-Nile was sidelined from Western Australia's Sheffield Shield game against NSW in Sydney, and will instead get a chance against…
BANGALORE: Australia were set a target of 188 runs for victory in the second test against India on Tuesday after pace bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc ran through India's batting with the new ball on the fourth morning of the match. Hazlewood finished with figures of 6-67 for his fifth five-wicket haul in tests as India were all out for 274 in their second innings to bring up lunch. Starc picked up 2-74. Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium with 92 for the hosts, who trail the four-test…
CHRISTCHURCH: Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood pleaded guilty to dissent over a profanity-laced confrontation with the umpires as Australia closed in on a series sweep over New Zealand and the top Test ranking on Tuesday.
NOTTINGHAM: England ripped out the last three Australia wickets for 12 runs to win the fourth test by a crushing innings and 78 runs at Trent Bridge on Saturday and regain the Ashes.
SYDNEY: India survived a batting collapse in a nervous final session to force a draw in the fourth test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday, leaving the hosts 2-0 winners of the series.
BRISBANE: Murali Vijay made Australia's bowlers toil in the brutal Brisbane heat with a defiant century as India frolicked in the second Test at the Gabba on Wednesday.