Three Tests

  • Hughes replaces injured Marsh in Australia squad January 30, 2014

    Australia replaced injured batsman Shaun Marsh with Phillip Hughes on Thursday while clearing fitagain paceman Jackson Bird to join the team in South Africa for the threeTest series starting on February 12. Though named in the 15man squad, both Marsh and Bird stayed put in Australia battling fitness issues. "As Shaun Marsh's...
  • Confident South Africa arrive in Australia for 3 Tests October 28, 2012

    Sydney: South Africa arrived Sunday for a threeTest cricket tour of Australia hoping to maintain their No. 1 ranking by beating the home side for the second consecutive time Down Under. Pace bowler Dale Steyn says the Proteas are confident coming into the series. South Africa are two places and four...
  • Ponting included in Test squad for West Indies March 14, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, dropped from the oneday team last month, was included in the 16man Test squad for the threeTest tour of West Indies on Wednesday. Ponting, who retired from limitedovers cricket after being dropped, has been retained after a prolific recent series against India. The 37yearold batsman's successor...
  • India losses set back CA financially January 16, 2012

    Perth: With India losing three Tests against Australia in less than 10 days, Cricket Australia is set to become broke as it has been left with a small fortune in terms of revenue generation from gate ticket sales. After Sunday's innings and 37run defeat of India in Perth inside three...