Peter Handscomb: News

Peter Handscomb is an Australian cricket player and a part-time wicket-keeper who has played for Australia in T20Is, ODI matches, and Test matches. The right-handed batsman has also played in the Australian Big Bash League for the T20 franchise cricket team called Hobart Hurricanes. Handscomb has played 16 Test matches and 22 ODIs in his cricket career. Initially, he played junior-level tennis but later switched to cricket. He started his cricket career while playing in the Victorian Premier League for the St. Kilda Cricket Club. He had represented Victoria in Under-17 and Under-19 categories. Following this, he played for Australia’s Under-19 team during the team’s Sri Lanka tour in 2009. Handscomb gained recognition during the 2013-14 season of first-class cricket where he scored three centuries. He made his Test debut against South Africa in 2016 where he scored 399 runs in four matches. His ODI debut came in 2017 against Pakistan where he scored 82 runs. Handscomb is the only player to score over fifty runs in each of his first seven Test matches.

Matt Renshaw included in Australia XI despite contracting COVID-19: Details  

Australian batter Matt Renshaw tested positive for COVID-19 shortly before play on the opening day of the third and final Test against South Africa.

31 Jan 2021

Chris Lynn

Who is Indo-Australian spin sensation Tanveer Sangha?

On Wednesday, Cricket Australia named Indian-origin spinner Tanveer Sangha in their squad for the T20I series against New Zealand.

12 Dec 2020


A look at Australia's impressive numbers in Day-Night Tests

Australia are set to face India in a four-match Test series, starting December 17 in Adelaide.

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja expressed his disappointment after he was excluded from the central contract list.

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

Cricket Australia released a fresh list of central contract for the 2020-21 season.

07 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli

India vs Australia: Langer takes break, endorses caretaker coach McDonald

Australia cricket team coach Justin Langer is taking a break and will not travel to India for the upcoming ODI series, starting January 14.

30 Dec 2019

David Warner

D'Arcy Short replaces Sean Abbott for India ODIs: Details here

Australia were forced to make a change in the squad for their upcoming three-match ODI series against India, starting January 14.

Australia announce 14-man squad for India ODIs: Details here

Australia have announced a 14-man squad for the upcoming ODI series against India next month.

08 Nov 2019


Five times Rishabh Pant didn't rise up to the occasion

Rishabh Pant has been facing a lot of flak of late for not quite putting in the performances expected from him.

08 Oct 2019

Pakistan News

Steve Smith, David Warner return to Australia's T20I squad

Australian star cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner have made a return to the national side for the upcoming T20Is against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

12 Jul 2019


Review of Australia's ICC World Cup 2019 campaign

Australia were thrashed by England in the semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Thursday.

11 Jul 2019

England Cricket Team

2019 World Cup semi-final: Australia set England a 224-run target

England bowled well against Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Thursday.

We are a very adaptable team, says Australia coach Langer

Australia have been hit with two injuries in a quick span of time.

18 Apr 2019


World Cup 2019: Australia or India- Whose squad is stronger?

The ICC World Cup 2019 is just over a month away and final preparations are underway as the participating teams have started announcing their squads for the tournament.

World Cup: We have amazing flexibility now, says Justin Langer

The Australian cricket team was announced on Monday for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 to be held in England and Wales from May 30 onwards.

World Cup 2019: Warner and Smith return to Australia's squad

With just over a month to go for the ICC World Cup 2019, preparations are already underway.

Can an in-form Australia defend the ICC World Cup 2019?

Australia have scripted a remarkable comeback in ODI cricket in a span of a month as they look like a real deal ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019.

28 Mar 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Australia beat Pakistan in third ODI: Here're records broken

Australia have continued to grow from strength to strength as they sealed the ODI series against Pakistan.

21 Mar 2019


ICC World Cup: Comparing the squads of India and Australia

India go in as one of the favorites to win the 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup starting May 30 onwards in England and Wales.

14 Mar 2019

Virat Kohli

India 2-3 Australia: Key learnings from the ODI series

The Indian cricket team succumbed to an ODI series loss against Australia at home despite being 2-0 up at one stage.

13 Mar 2019

Virat Kohli

Australia defeat India in fifth ODI to win series 3-2

Australia scripted a memorable ODI series victory against India after winning the fifth match in Delhi on Wednesday.

12 Mar 2019

Virat Kohli

India vs Australia, fifth ODI: Preview, Dream XI and more

The Indian cricket team has some serious work to do after losing two consecutive ODI matches against Australia in the five-match series.

10 Mar 2019

Virat Kohli

Australia beat India in fourth ODI: Here're the records broken

Australia overcame India in the fourth ODI to tie the five-match series 2-2.

07 Mar 2019

Virat Kohli

India vs Australia, third ODI: Preview, Dream XI and more

The Indian cricket team will be wanting to continue with their form in ODI cricket and gain solidity against Australia in the third encounter of the five-match series on Friday.

04 Mar 2019


India vs Australia, second ODI: Match Preview and Dream XI

It seemed like India could have a close finish in the opening ODI in Hyderabad, but the middle-order did well enough to make the chase look comfortable as they tamed the Aussies by six wickets.

26 Feb 2019


Jasprit Bumrah could script this special record in second T20I

Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was superb in the first T20I against Australia in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

Finch wants players to make life difficult for Warner, Smith

With Australia set to face India for two T20Is and five ODIs, skipper Aaron Finch has said that it is a big opportunity for the top order to step up and cement their spots.

Mitchell Starc's injury hits Australia hard ahead of India tour

Australia have been hit hard ahead of their upcoming tour of India, where they would be playing two T20Is and five ODIs.

20 Jan 2019


#IndiaInAustralia: Skipper Aaron Finch takes the blame for series loss

Team India defeated Australia 2-1 to seal their first ever bilateral ODI series at their own backyard.

18 Jan 2019

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInAustralia: Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal scripts a sensational record

Indian cricket team wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was preferred over Kuldeep Yadav for the third ODI against Australia.

12 Jan 2019

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of the first ODI

Australia beat India by 34 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series.

06 Jan 2019

Virat Kohli

Ponting: None better than Justin Langer despite poor performance

Australia have been given a bitter pill to swallow after Indian captain Virat Kohli asked the hosts to follow on at Sydney in the fourth Test for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

25 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Preview, playing XI, and TV listing of third Test

India are set to clash with Australia in the Boxing Day Test, starting tomorrow.

09 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of day four of first Test

The Indian cricket team are on top at stumps on Day 4 of the ongoing first Test against Australia in Adelaide.

07 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of day two of first Test

The Indian cricket team salvaged the show after a poor outing with the bat against Australia.

05 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Preview, Playing XI and TV listing of first Test

India are set to lock horns with Australia in the first Test of the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Adelaide, starting tomorrow.

22 Nov 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Hosts name 14-member squad for the first two Tests

The Test series between Australia and India starts from December 6 and Cricket Australia has announced a 14-man squad for the first two matches.

SA vs AUS 4th-Test: Proteas seven wickets away from victory

In-form South Africa need just seven more wickets to win the fourth and final Test against Australia.

Darren Lehmann to step down as coach after 4th Test

In the latest development pertaining to the ball-tampering controversy, Darren Lehmann is set to step down as the coach of the Australian team at the end of the current Test series against South Africa.

Meet the man who caught Bancroft's ball-tampering act on camera

On the fateful day when Australian cricketers hung their heads in shame over the ball tampering scandal, a South African named Zotani Oscar went viral on social media.