Australia is a founding member of ICC and has test status. England officials brought cricket culture in Australia in 18th century and settled there. This created new era for sports. The first ever test match was played between Australia and England in 1877. Since then its popularity has raise to new heights in Australian sports fans.
The Australian Cricket team is one of the strongest team in the cricket world. It has remained on the top spot of ranking in ODI and Test more consistent than any other cricket team. It has won ICC Cricket World Cup four times, Champions Trophy twice and had been runners up in the Twenty20 World Cup 2010.
Donald Bradman also known as The Don was acknowledged as greatest batsman of all time. He average 99.94 in the test cricket, which is regarded as greatest achievement in any major sports. Australia also produced other great players like Charles Bannerman, Allan Border, Glenn Macgrawth, Steve Waugh and Sharne Warne.
Australia tour of South Africa 2016
5 ODI matches
Upcoming Australia Matches
|Sep 30, 2016||
South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI
D/NSuperSport Park, Centurion
|Oct 2, 2016||
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd ODI
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
|Oct 5, 2016||
South Africa vs Australia, 3rd ODI
|Oct 9, 2016||
South Africa vs Australia, 4th ODI
St Georges Park, Port Elizabeth
|Oct 12, 2016||
South Africa vs Australia, 5th ODI
D/NNewlands, Cape Town