Ricky Ponting says he is "very positive" Australia will recover from their Test series humbling at home by South Africa.
Australia will be without both Brett Lee and Andrew Symonds for the third and final Test against South Africa, starting on January 3.
South Africa have won a Test series in Australia for the first time after a nine-wicket victory in the second Test at the MCG.
Michael Vaughan has not been recalled to the England squad for the upcoming tour of the West Indies with Ian Bell retaining his place.
Jesse Ryder and Brendon McCullum both hit half centuries as New Zealand cruised to a Twenty20 victory over the West Indies in Hamilton.
South Africa need a further 153 runs on the final day with all 10 wickets intact to claim the second Test and series against Australia.
JP Duminy turned the second test back in South Africa's favour with a stunning century on a terrific third day at the MCG.
New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has been sidelined for at least six weeks after breaking his thumb.
The relatively inexperienced duo of Peter Siddle and Nathan Hauritz wrecked South Africa's middle order to turn the tables at the MCG.
Shakib Al Hasan took three wickets as Bangladesh staged a fightback against Sri Lanka to leave them on 176-6 after the first day.
Ricky Pontings 37th Test century helped steer Australia to 280-6 after a good first day for South Africa.
The West Indies, lead by Chris Gayle, make cricket history after winning the first ever super-over eliminator against New Zealand.
England skipper Kevin Pietersen has said the recent tour to India has represented the 'toughest six to eight weeks' of his career.
Former England captain Nasser Hussain says Michael Vaughan has not yet done enough to justify a recall to the Test side.
New Zealand and West Indies had to settle for a draw in the second Test in Napier, with also means a drawn series.
England and India played out a draw on the final day of the second Test in Mohali, with the hosts taking the series 1-0.
West Indies skipper Chris Gayle hit his first Test century for nearly four years as the second Test with New Zealand heads for a draw.
A 149 partnership between Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff helped England reach 282-6 on day three of the final Test against India.
South Africa beat Australia by six wickets in the first Test in Perth after completing the second-highest run chase in Test history.
New Zealand made slow progress after Iain O'Brien skitted West Indies out for 307 on day two of the second Test at Napier.
Proteas captain Graeme Smith made his 18th Test ton to put South Africa 187 runs from victory against Australia in Perth.
Graeme Swann and Andrew Flintoff collected three huge wickets apiece as England bowled out India for 453 on day two in Mohali.
India are in control of the second Test with England after day one as Gautam Gambhir's unbeaten century helped them to 179-1 at stumps.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored yet another century as the West Indies reached 258-6 after day one of the second Test with New Zealand.
England will make a late check on the Mohali wicket before deciding on their line up for the second Test against India.
Lindsay Davenport says she will not take part in next month's Australian Open because she is expecting her second child.
Indian cricket officials have confirmed that their government has told them to pull out of next year's tour of Pakistan.
Mitchell Johnson took career best figures of 7-42 as Australia hit back and ripped through the South Africa batting line-up on day two.
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior is confident England can recover from their "hugely deflating" Test defeat by India in Chennai.
Geraint Jones has said he has not given up hope of an England recall in time to play for the Ashes again next summer
Rahul Dravid has held talks with India's chairman of selectors amid calls for the veteran batsman to step down because of poor form.
Sachin Tendulkar's 41st Test hundred guided India to a six-wicket victory over England in the first Test in Chennai.
Virender Sehwag smashed 83 off 68 balls as India finished day four of the first Test on 131-1, needing 256 to defeat England.
A maiden century by West Indies tail-ender Jerome Taylor helped put his side back in contention against New Zealand in Dunedin.
Andrew Strauss claimed his 13th Test century but England slipped from 164-1 to finish day one in Chennai on 229-5.
England have selected off-spinner Graeme Swann and wicketkeeper Matt Prior for the opening Test against India on Thursday in Chennai.
Former England cricketer Chris Lewis has been charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into the UK and will appear before magistrates.
England's players say they will give half their match fee for the first Test to a fund to help families affected by the Mumbai attacks.
Glamorgan's Swalec Stadium has been given the green light to host Tests up until 2016.
Andrew Flintoff has revealed that it was a collective choice to resume the tour of India with everyone agreeing on the decision.
Kent fast bowler Amjad Khan has been called up to the England squad as replacement for the injured Ryan Sidebottom.
Paul Collingwood has called on his England team-mates to be "mentally right" to face India ahead of security "D-day".
Yorkshire officials have defended the signing of Lee Hodgson from Surrey after being reported to the ECB for an illegal approach.
A conference call on December 12 will decide the fate of the postponed Champions League cricket tournament.
Ricky Ponting says he will be fit to play a 'full part' in Australia's upcoming series with South Africa despite a wrist injury.
Coach Peter Moores admits England will be under-prepared for the Test series in India, but feels they can produce strong performances.
Geoff Boycott has accused the ECB of "showing a lack of moral judgment" over plans to possibly send England back to India.
The ECB are expected to announce on Wednesday if England will return to India, with the tourists tipped to play the two Test series.
Brett Lee feels he is getting 'really close' to his best as Australia prepare for upcoming series against South Africa and England.
England's players could make a decision in the next 24 hours on whether to return to India for the Test series, according to reports.
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