Australia vs Pakistan

  • We stuck to plan to beat Pakistan: Starc August 29, 2012

    Sharjah: Lanky paceman Mitchell Starc on Wednesday said Australia stuck to their plans during their hard-fought four-wicket win over Pakistan, negotiating rival spinners very well. Australia edged out Pakistan in the first limited-overs international here on Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, with Man-of-the-Match Starc returning career...
  • Aussies ready to bear UAE weather: Rixon August 23, 2012

    Dubai: Australia's acting coach Steve Rixon on Wednesday hoped his players will adjust to the hot conditions in United Arab Emirates during their matches against Afghanistan and Pakistan. Australia's squad arrived here on Wednesday with the temperature as high as 43-degrees Celsius, but Rixon hopes sleeping late and breakfast at noon...
  • Australia use UAE heat as Twenty20 warmup August 22, 2012

    Dubai: Acting Australian coach Steve Rixon hopes one-day internationals against Afghanistan and Pakistan in the demanding heat of the United Arab Emirates will prepare his players for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in the tropics of Sri Lanka. Australia play Afghanistan in a one-off ODI at Sharjah on Saturday ahead of...
  • Australia coach Arthur to skip Pakistan series August 20, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia says Steve Rixon will coach the Australian team in their one-day internationals against Afghanistan and Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates later this month, temporarily taking the reins from head coach Mickey Arthur. Australia will play Afghanistan at Sharjah on August 25 ahead of three one-day matches against...
  • Australia plan to stay 'cool' in UAE July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Australia won't let the UAE heat affect them in the forthcoming series against Pakistan there and the former world champions will do "everything possible" to stay cool, Pakistan Observer reported on Thursday. Peter Young, General Manager (Public Affairs) of Cricket Australia, has said that Australian team's physio Alex Kountouris...
  • Watson, Hilfenhaus out; Maxwell in for Pak ODIs July 16, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia have selected two squads for the short series against Pakistan next month with a focus on the World Twenty20 tournament in September, drafting in uncapped allrounder Glenn Maxwell to gain experience and including veterans Shane Watson and Ben Hilfenhaus for only half of the tour to the United...