Australia vs England 1st Test Day 1: Broad’s five-for leaves Australia reeling

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Broad registered his 11th five-wicket haul

England pace bowler Stuart Broad gave Australia five more reasons to despise him even more as he recorded a magnificent five-wicket haul to leave the baggy greens reeling at the end of the first day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

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Afghanistan to play one-off T20 against Pakistan in December

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Afghanistan were beaten by seven wickets in their last encounter with Pakistan

Afghanistan will be looking for redemption when they face Pakistan in a one-off Twenty20 International on December 8 in Sharjah after they were beaten by the Pakistanis in a one-off ODI in February 2012 by seven wickets.

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Australia’s confidence levels could not be any lower, says George Bailey

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Watson’s lack of runs is a big worry for Australia

Having come off a dreadful run during the Champions Trophy, Australia are definitely looking like a team on the decline and ODI stand-in captain George Bailey has for once agreed with the pundits, admitting that the team’s confidence levels could not be any lower.

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David Warner’s punch could actually unite Australia ‘in a funny sort of way’, says Shane Warne

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Warner has been suspended till the first Ashes Test

While most cricket pundits and former players were quick to condemn David Warner’s attack on England’s ‘Golden Boy’ Joe Root, ex-Australia spin king Shane Warne believes the incident could actually unite Australia “in a funny sort of way”.

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David Warner’s bar brawl antics earn him suspension till Ashes

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It looks as if Warner will continue his part time job as a waterboy

Australia opening batsman David Warner has been slapped with A$11,500 fine and suspended till the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on July 10 for his bar brawl antics with England’s Joe Root.

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