Siddle looks to get in the swing
Siddle looks to get in the swing

Peter Siddle has forged a fearsome reputation for his combative approach to fast bowling

Don't sell-out Windies - Garner
Don't sell-out Windies - Garner

Joel Garner believes cricket's stronger nations would be flouting history and acting out of self-interest if they voted to relegate the West Indians

Samuels counts down to lifting of his ban
Samuels counts down to lifting of his ban

Marlon Samuels is adamant he is the man to revive West Indies' embattled batting line-up when he returns from a two-year suspension for links to an Indian gambler

Knee injury rules out Hilfenhaus
Knee injury rules out Hilfenhaus

The Victoria paceman Clint McKay has been called into the Australian squad for the second Test against West Indies

Back injury forces Taylor out of tour
Back injury forces Taylor out of tour

Jerome Taylor has been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies-Australia series with a back strain

Hauritz sheds scars of the past
Hauritz sheds scars of the past

Since the conclusion of The Oval Test, the Australian rumour mill has been abuzz with theories as to the motives behind Nathan Hauritz's omission

Australia opt for quick kill
Australia opt for quick kill

Ricky Ponting had urged his players prior to the first Test to lift Australia from their modest fourth place on the Test rankings

Adrian Barath brightens West Indies' gloom
Adrian Barath brightens West Indies' gloom

From the wreckage of West Indies' lamentable Brisbane campaign has emerged a performance worthy of the highest order of recognition

Players grapple with review system
Players grapple with review system

The Umpire Decision Review System proved less contentious at the Gabba than in Dunedin on Friday, but it nonetheless made for several head-scratching moments

A mismatch in the making
A mismatch in the making

Injuries, a jet-setting captain and now a lopsided first innings are threatening to send West Indies cricket deeper into the abyss

Sore Taylor out with hip problem
Sore Taylor out with hip problem

West Indies have been dealt a major blow with attack spearhead Jerome Taylor off the field and in doubt for the remainder of the match

We'll dismiss Australia for 350 - Kemar Roach
We'll dismiss Australia for 350 - Kemar Roach

Anyone expecting West Indies to meekly surrender to the Australians this series clearly hadn't counted on 21-year-old Kemar Roach

Is time running out for Watson?
Is time running out for Watson?

Where will Shane Watson reside in the Australian Test team in the long-term? The next few Tests will be telling

Gayle not surprised by lack of interest in Tests
Gayle not surprised by lack of interest in Tests

Chris Gayle may not have been preparing to dance on the grave of Test cricket, as was the case in England earlier this year, but neither was he moved to defend it

Injured Sarwan faces fitness test
Injured Sarwan faces fitness test

A scare has been thrown into the West Indies camp on the eve of the first Test against Australia, with senior batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan struck down with an apparent back injury

Jet-lagged Gayle confirmed for Test
Jet-lagged Gayle confirmed for Test

Chris Gayle, the West Indies captain, arrived in Brisbane on Wednesday morning and declared himself "mentally prepared" to play the first Test against Australia, beginning at the Gabba on Thursday

Jet-lagged Gayle to decide whether to play
Jet-lagged Gayle to decide whether to play

West Indies' interim coach, Dave Williams, is "almost sure" Chris Gayle will be available to play the first Test against Australia at the Gabba from Thursday

No Hughes is good news for Watson
No Hughes is good news for Watson

Shane Watson is fast learning that friendly fire isn't always so friendly. Having spent the majority of his career pursuing a Test berth, Watson now finds himself in the uncharted waters of incumbent status entering an Australian summer - and the internal

Mitchell Johnson reveals Ashes demons
Mitchell Johnson reveals Ashes demons

Mitchell Johnson has spoken for the first time of the personal turmoil that led to his stunning meltdown during the Lord's Test

Marsh and Bailey conquer quality attack
Marsh and Bailey conquer quality attack

New South Wales could not prevent Tasmania from claiming first-innings honours at the SCG