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South Africa hammer Windies

Rilee Rossouw and Hashim Amla were the star performers as South Africa hammered West Indies by 131 runs in the fifth and final ODI at Centurion, to wrap up the series 4-1.

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Scorchers defend Big Bash title

Brett Lee bowled Sydney Sixers to the brink of title glory before bowing out of competitive cricket on the wrong end of a four-wicket defeat as the Perth Scorchers defended their Big Bash League crown in dramatic fashion in Canberra.

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Colly: Lee's career 'special'

Paul Collingwood paid tribute to Brett Lee's 'amazing career' after the Australian fast bowler bowed out of professional cricket with a superb last-over display for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League final.

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Gillespie: Clarke fitness key

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie believes the fitness of Michael Clarke will be the crucial factor when it comes to choosing the Australia captain for this summer's Ashes series in England.

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Broad: Tweet was innocent

Stuart Broad insists his controversial tweet about the minimum wage was an innocent observation, not a response to former team-mate Kevin Pietersen.

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Gillespie tipping Scorchers

Jason Gillespie is backing Perth Scorchers to win back-to-back Big Bash League titles by beating Sydney Sixers in Wednesday's final.

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Yorkshire sign Finch, Maxwell

Yorkshire have signed Australian duo Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell as their overseas players for the 2015 season.

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West Indies seek tour solution

The West Indies Cricket Board is seeking ICC assistance in resolving the situation that ended their tour of India.

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Narine out of World Cup

Sunil Narine has withdrawn from West Indies' World Cup squad to continue working on his remodelled bowling action.

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Smith wins top Australia award

Steve Smith swept the board at Australia's seasonal awards in Sydney, claiming the coveted Allan Border Medal and the Test and One-Day player of the year.

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Farbrace welcomes pressure

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace believes the pressure of a Tri-Series shootout against India will bring out the best in the squad.

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Aussie Watson doubt for final

All-rounder Shane Watson is unsure if he will be fit for Australia's one-day international final against England or India - but has no intention of missing the upcoming World Cup.

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