World cricket is 20 years too late to save a generation of spinners who can't bowl legally, according to a leading Australian spin coach.
Afghanistan coach Andy Moles has declared guiding the country to the Test arena is his long-term focus.
Mitch Johnson will be fit to lead Australia's Test bowling attack next month against Pakistan and is highly likely to be supported by a rejuvenated Peter Siddle.
When Abdul Hameed Kherkah first questioned his prospects of playing first grade cricket in Australia he was repeatedly told, “you’re dreaming.”
Afghanistan all-rounder Samiullah Shinwari was too young to remember his family's trek through the mountains, as his mother and father fled the war to seek safety in neighbouring Pakistan.
The smart money is on a towering fast bowler from Tamworth to finally arrive in the big smoke of Test cricket this summer.
Australia's newest Test spinner, Steve O'Keefe, admits he feels little sympathy for suspended Pakistani counterpart Saeed Ajmal, welcoming the International Cricket Council's crackdown on chuckers he believes are "taking the piss".
Long tough, journey for Afghanistan team leads to playing ACT Comets at Manuka Oval.