WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • World Cup: Should India rest key players? Pick your India XI vs West Indies Yesterday

    With three wins in the bag and a place in the quarter-finals assured, should India captain MS Dhoni test the bench strength to keep every member of the squad ready for tougher battles ahead? Pick your XI for the match against West Indies on Friday. But remember, you can submit...
  • ICC World Cup: Mohammed Shami turning out to be India's man Friday 6 days ago

    Perth: In his first interaction with the media as an Indian Test player, one of his first acts was to clarify his name - 'They call me Mohammed Shami Ahmed, sometimes Shami Ahmed, but my name actually is Mohammed Shami', the young man had said, haltingly, in November 2013. Today,...
  • CA suspends Ashton Agar for Code of Behaviour breach January 30, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday suspended Ashton Agar for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour during the Toyota Futures League match between Queensland and Western Australia on Wednesday. Agar was reported by the umpires for breaching Article 2.1.3 showing dissent at an umpire's decision during a match. This was Agar's second...
  • Cook, Broad, Pietersen rested for warmup match October 30, 2013

    Perth: Captain Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Kevin Pietersen will be rested for England's opening match of its Australian Ashes tour, a threeday game against the Western Australia Chairman's XI. Cook has a back ailment while Pietersen only arrived in Australia on Sunday after being given compassionate leave following the death...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England October 28, 2013

    Michael Beer will captain a secondstring Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening threeday match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The leftarm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to pass...
  • Justin Langer appointed Western Australia coach November 14, 2012

    Perth: Former Test opener Justin Langer will leave his position as batting coach with the national cricket team to become head coach of Western Australia. Cricket Australia announced on Wednesday that Queensland Sheffield Shieldwinning skipper Stuart Law had been appointed Australia's interim batting coach, replacing Langer for at least the...
  • Glamorgan sign Aussie bowler Hogan March 20, 2012

    London: Western Australia fast bowler Michael Hogan confirmed on Tuesday he has signed a threeyear contract with England county cricket side Glamorgan. "I am thrilled to be joining Glamorgan. I have always been keen to play cricket in the UK and am pleased to have joined such an ambitious and passionate...
  • ExAustralia spinner Beau Casson retires November 22, 2011

    Sydney: Former Australia spin bowler Beau Casson has retired from all forms of cricket due a heart condition. The 28yearold Casson took three wickets against the West Indies in 2008 for his sole Test appearance. He played 53 domestic matches for Western Australia and New South Wales, taking 123 wickets at...