Pacer Scott Boland, who is having a spectacular debut Test series, hurt his ribs during Sydney Test and his place in playing XI is subject to a fitness test. Australia are leading the Ashes series 3-0. The 4th Test ended in a draw.
England managed to salvage a draw in the fourth Ashes Test in Sydney. This denied Australia's dream of a 5-0 sweep. The fifth Test will be played at Hobart from January 14.
Jos Buttler found it hard to grip the bat when he came to bat in the first innings of England after sustaining finger injury. His struggle at the pitch ended with an 8-ball duck.
Australia and England played out a thrilling draw to share the fourth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Chasing 388 runs for win, England ended at 270/9.
Catch Day 5 highlights and cricket scores of the fourth Ashes 2021-22 Test match between Australia and England. Chasing 388 runs for win, England ended at 270/9.
Usman Khawaja became the third Australian to score centuries in each innings of a Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Doug Walters in 1969 and Ricky Ponting in 2007 are the other two Australians.
Usman Khawaja became the third player to hit two centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was the last man to score two centuries in an SCG Test - in 2006 vs South Africa.
Get here day 4 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. Australia have set England 388 runs to win the Sydney Test match.
After being reduced to 36/4, a 128-run partnership between Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes led England's fightback at the SCG on Friday. Get here Day 3 highlights of the fourth AUS vs ENG Ashes Test.
Playing his first Test since 2019 and only in the team because of Travis Head's positive test for COVID-19, Usman Khawaja made the most of the opportunity. He scored 137 from 260 balls.
Playing his first Test since 2019, Australia's Usman Khawaja scored 137 off 260 balls in the fourth Ashes Test against England in Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Stuart Broad took 5/101 for England.
Get here day 2 highlights of the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England. AUS have already retained the Ashes and lead the five-Test series 3-0.
The Day 1 of the fourth Test was hit by several rain interruptions that forced stumps only after 46.5 overs. Steve Smith was unbeaten on six and Usman Khawaja was four not out when rain ended play.
Following his 6/7 against England in the third Ashes Test, Scott Boland was an obvious choice for Australia skipper Pat Cummins for the fourth Test in Sydney after Josh Hazlewood and Jhye Richardson weren't fully fit.
Usman Khawaja, who is already with the Australian team, is more likely to replace Head in the squad for the Sydney Test. Meanwhile, Mitchell Marsh, Nic Maddinson and Josh Inglis have also been added to the Australian team as "additional cover".
Travis Head has been picked ahead of Usman Khawaja while Mitchell Starc will start with the new ball for Australia against England in the first Ashes 2021-22 Test at the Gabba on December 8.
Usman Khawaja has been in run-scoring form for Queensland in domestic cricket and could rival Travis Head for a batting spot in the middle order.
Australia will play an internal trial in Brisbane from December 1-3, giving time to members of T20 World Cup 2021 winning squad to undergo a 14-day quarantine under COVID-19 pandemic protocols.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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