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 fit-again paceman Jackson Bird to join the team in South Africa for the three-Test series starting on February 12. Though named in the 15-man 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 three-Test 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 one-day team last month, was included in the 16-man Test squad for the three-Test tour of West Indies on Wednesday. Ponting, who retired from limited-overs cricket after being dropped, has been retained after a prolific recent series against India. The 37-year-old 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 37-run defeat of India in Perth inside three...