Sport News Update, what you need to know

CRICKET – Darren Lehmann insists batting shortcomings won’t be overlooked in the delirium of Ashes celebrations as his side prepares to face world No.1 South Africa next month.

CRICKET – England’s cricket board wants Alastair Cook to stay as captain despite the the team’s disastrous Ashes campaign.

TENNIS – Lleyton Hewitt is out to upset the big names at this month’s Australian Open following his stunning win over former world No.1 Roger Federer in the Brisbane International final.

SOCCER – Melbourne Heart have marked the return of new coach John van’t Schip with an encouraging 0-0 A-League draw against Central Coast at Bluetongue Stadium.

SOCCER – Wilfried Bony has snatched a dramatic last-minute winner as Swansea City heaped fresh misery on Manchester United with a shock 2-1 victory in the FA Cup third round.

CRICKET – Sydney Sixers batsman Marcus North says last night’s away win against the Adelaide Strikers has set up their Big Bash League campaign.