Australia opener Chris Rodgers has apologised for his role in the unsactioned resale of tickets for this summer’s Ashes Test at Lord’s. Photograph: Getty

The Australian opener Chris Rogers offered an apology for his role in the unsanctioned resale of Ashes tickets for this summer’s Test at Lord’s but(...)

Australia captain Steve Smith broke Sir Donald Dradman’s record as he finished the series against India on 769 runs following hos 71 on day four of the final test at the SCG.

Skipper Steve Smith led the way with another torrent of runs as Australia raced to 251 for six and a lead of 348 over India before rain stopped play (...)

Australia’s David Warner kisses the spot at the SCG where teammate Phillip Hughes was felled by a bouncer after reaching 63 runs, the score Hughes was on when he was hit. (Photograph: REUTERS/David Gray)

A poignant century from David Warner put Australia in complete control of the fourth Test against India, with the hosts 348-2 at stumps on day one.War(...)

Mitchell Johnson hits out during a brief cameo as Australia reached stumps on day four of the third test at Melbourne on 261-7, giving them a lead of 326

India will face a steep run chase to stay alive in their Test series with Australia after the hosts piled on the runs in Melbourne.After conceding a f(...)

 Australian captain Steve Smith plays a stroke on the first day of the third Test against India at the MCG in Melbourne. Photograph:  Australia, 26 December 2014. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP/EPA

Cricket round-up: Young captain Steven Smith compiled a watchful half-century to guide Australia to 259 for five at stumps and leave the third Test ag(...)

Josh Hazelwood’s five wicket haul on debut dragged Australia back into contention on day two of the second test match against India athe Gabba

Josh Hazlewood’s five for 68 on debut helped Australia battle back into contention in the second Test against India on Thursday but the contest remain(...)

Australia’s David Warner looks to the sky after reaching his century during day one of the opening test match against India at Adelaide

David Warner scored a brilliant 145 and dedicated it to close friend Phillip Hughes as Australia returned to Test action for the first time since thei(...)

The Empire State Building towers above the skyline in New York. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

New York’s most famous landmark, the Empire State Building, has set a headline for the commercial property sector worldwide by investing in energy eff(...)

Australia’s Michael Clarke sets the field during the third day of the third test match against South Africa. Photograph: Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia took complete control of the deciding third test against South Africa on an elongated third day in Cape Town. Replying to Austr(...)

Australia’s Shaun Marsh plays a shot during the first day of their  Test match against South Africa in Centurion. Photograph: Reuters

Late call-up Shaun Marsh scored an unbeaten century in his first test in two years to lead a middle-order recovery as Australia closed at 297 f(...)