He's just made 166, he's averaging a tick under 90 so far at the Cricket World Cup. But there's still something not right with David Warner's batting, writes Geoff Lemon.
If the Australian team thought they had figured out how to handle Virat Kohli's Indian side, they flunked the exam at The Oval, writes Geoff Lemon.
Indian fans giving Australia's Steve Smith a fierce reception at The Oval over ball-tampering are told to cheer him instead. Who's the peace-maker? None other than Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
A confident Australian side takes on the West Indies in their next match at the Cricket World Cup. But it's the venue — and not just the opponent — that could prove to be the defending champions' biggest challenge.
David Warner plays a very different role in Australia's win over Afghanistan … and it feels a little strange, writes Geoff Lemon from Bristol.
Andre Russell and the Windies thrash Pakistan, now the all-rounder doesn't care that Australian batsmen are used to the short stuff — he's ready to try and bounce them out.
With cricket's showpiece — the World Cup — about to get underway in the UK, all teams will have to cope with the weight of expectations from their supporters. But former Test batsman Ed Cowan says the biggest concern for Australia's players is not to let down their "revered" coach and his deputy.
Usman Khawaja top-scores with 89 as Australia beats Sri Lanka by five wickets in the team's final Cricket World Cup warm-up match in Southampton.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali says he hopes fans will give David Warner and Steve Smith a fair go during the World Cup and the Ashes — but Ian Botham warns the Aussies will cop abuse over ball-tampering scandal.
Australian cricket coach Justin Langer says Steve Smith and David Warner are going to have to show great humility as they re-integrate with the Australian side after serving 12-month bans for ball tampering.