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Australian women open ODI series with win

MEG LANNING poses during a Cricket Australia media opportunity at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Australia has opened their five-match ODI series with Pakistan with a five-wicket win in Kuala Lumpur.

Christian the only Aussie in new T20 comp

STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates his half century during the Fourth Test Match in the 2017/18 Ashes series between Australia and England at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

The draft for a new Twenty20 league in South Africa has been completed, with Dan Christian the only Australian picked up by one of the six teams.

Pakistan batsman Azhar in farcical run out

PETER SIDDLE of the Bushrangers bowls during the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali's innings came to an end in bizarre fashion during the second Test against Australia when he was run out while stranded mid-pitch.

Coach reveals Marnus's full bag of tricks

MARNUS LABUSCHAGNE of Quennsland bats during day four of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Queensland at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Queensland coach Wade Seccombe says there isn't much Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne can't do.

Clarke backs Shaun Marsh to save career

SHAUN MARSH of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during the Second Test match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke thinks Shaun Marsh can score a century in his next innings against Pakistan and save his Test career.

Philippe, rain thwarts Vics in Shield

WILL PUCOVSKI of the Bushrangers looks on during the JLT One Day Cup match between Victoria and Western Australia at WACA in Perth, Australia.

The elements and a determined innings from Josh Philippe have combined to frustrate Victoria's bid for a Sheffield Shield victory in Perth.

NSW seamer Copeland bags wicket milestone

NSW leads South Australia by 57 runs at stumps on day three of the Sheffield Shield match at Adelaide Oval after Trent Copeland's bowling milestone.

Starc's hamstring a worry in Pakistan Test

MITCHELL STARC of Australia preapres to bowl during day one of the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australia are confident Mitchell Starc will be able to play out the second Test against Pakistan despite suffering tightness in his left hamstring.

Australia to face UAE in one-off T20 match

Australia will play against the UAE for the first time in a one-off T20 international ahead of the side's three-match series against Pakistan.

'Strange' DRS rule costs Aussies again

The little-known 'three-metre' DRS rule cost Australia for a second time in the UAE when Jon Holland was denied the wicket of Pakistan's Azhar Ali.

Snapshot for day two of the second Test

A snapshot for day two of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Tigers' Bird shifts focus after Test snub

JACKSON BIRD of Tasmania bowls during day four of the Sheffield Shield match at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia.

Queensland need 311 runs on the final day with eight wickets in hand to win their Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the Gabba.

Shaun Marsh vulnerable after lean Test run

SHAUN MARSH of Australia bats during the Ashes Series at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Shaun Marsh has again fallen cheaply in Abu Dhabi, continuing a lean run at Test level which extends back to the home Ashes series.

Dale Steyn to face Aussies in ODI series

South Africa have included veteran paceman Dale Steyn in a 15-man touring party for next month's ODI series in Australia.

PCB lobbying for Aussie return to Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani remains hopeful Australia will soon return to playing cricket in the Asian nation.

Tigers prey on depleted Bulls top order

MATTHEW WADE of Tasmania takes a catch to dismiss Seb Gotch of Victoria during the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Tasmania at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Queensland's new-look top order has been exposed by Tasmania in their Sheffield Shield final rematch at the Gabba.

Pucovski puts Vics in command against WA

A double century from young strokemaker Will Pucovski has placed Victoria in a dominant position in their Sheffield Shield opener with WA in Perth.

SA leggie Pope delivers a crystal ball

Teenage legspinner Lloyd Pope has captured his maiden first-class wicket with a ripping wrong'un that offers a glimpse into the future of Australian cricket.

Aussies will learn from flat session: Lyon

NATHAN LYON of Australia speaks during a press conference at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Offspinner Nathan Lyon admits Australia failed to press their advantage on day one of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Pakistan skipper backs up after injury

Pakistan have received a boost on day two of the second Test against Australia with skipper and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed overcoming an elbow injury.

Snapshot for day one of the second Test

A snapshot for day one of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Lyon fourth on Aussie Test wickets list

NATHAN LYON of Australia speaks during a press conference at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Nathan Lyon has overtaken Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson on Australia's all-time Test wicket-takers list with a brilliant spell in Abu Dhabi.

Labuschagne lights the spark in Abu Dhabi

Marnus Labuschagne's stunning juggling catch has provided Australia with an early breakthrough on day one of the second Test against Pakistan.

Australia verge on losing Pakistan series

NATHAN LYON of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Dawid Malan of England during the Fifth Test match in the Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's hopes of winning the second Test against Pakistan are slipping away rapidly with Usman Khawaja also suffering a knee injury in Abu Dhabi.

SCG nets little solace for Smith, Warner

Banned batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner aren't taking part in the Sheffield Shield opener but they've been training with the NSW squad.

Doolan ton paces Tigers at the Gabba

MATTHEW RENSHAW of the Bulls bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

An Alex Doolan century fuelled Tasmania at the Gabba before defending champions Queensland fought back on the opening day of the Sheffield Shield season.

Stoinis knock spares WA from capitulation

PETER HANDSCOMB of the Stars hits a boundary during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at ES in Melbourne, Australia.

Marcus Stoinis has enabled WA to post a score just in excess of 200 in their Sheffield Shield opener but Victoria are well on top.

NSW opener Hughes hits half-ton against SA

JASON SANGHA of CA XI celebrates after reaching a century during a tour match against England at Tony Ireland Stadium in Australia.

Daniel Hughes hit a half-century to guide NSW to 3-124 against South Australia at stumps on day one of the Sheffield Shield match at Adelaide Oval.

Paine 'mentally drained' in UK whitewash

TIM PAINE of Australia during the 4th Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Australian captain Tim Paine has replicated a trick used by former Test wicketkeeper Ian Healy to stay relaxed and sharp behind the stumps.

Key questions for Australia in second Test

USMAN KHAWAJA of Australia bats during the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series in Brisbane, Australia.

There are some key questions ahead of Australia's series-deciding second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Yadav's 10-for shows India's pace stocks

Fast bowling has rarely been India's strong suit but Virat Kohli is upbeat that will change this summer, when his side face Australia in a four-Test series.

Shield champs hunt more Test call-ups

MATTHEW RENSHAW of the Bulls bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Coach Wade Seccombe says Queensland's Test aspirants have a pep in their step after a stack of teammates were called into the touring party in the UAE.

ODI prep suits Aussie women for World T20

ALYSSA HEALY of the Sixers bats during the Women's Big Bash League match between the Sydney Sixers and the Brisbane Heat at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's women will use a three-match one-day series against Pakistan as a chance to get some time in the middle for their batters ahead of the World T20.

Paine yet to reveal XI for Abu Dhabi Test

TIM PAINE dives for a catch during an Australia training session at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Australia are keeping their options open for the second Test against Pakistan after being confronted with a grassy pitch in Abu Dhabi.

Sheffield Shield squads for round one

PETER NEVILL of New South Wales looks on during the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and New South Wales.

Some uncapped talent and former Test stars will be in action when the Sheffield Shield season starts.

Shield batsmen to draw on Dubai drama

JACKSON BIRD of the Tigers looks on in the Sheffield Shield match at the WACA in Perth, Australia

The Sheffield Shield starts with games in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, where all six states will seek to reproduce the character showed by Australia in Dubai.

Leggie Pope can live up to hype: Lehmann

South Australia's acting cricket captain Jake Lehmann says 18-year-old legspinner Lloyd Pope has the skills to make an instant impact in the Sheffield Shield.

Finch off to a flyer in Aussie Test career

AARON FINCH of Australia celebrates scoring a century during game two of the One Day International series between Australia and England at The Gabba in Australia.

Australian opener Aaron Finch is benefiting from minor technical tweaks after earning a long-awaited Test call-up against Pakistan in the UAE.

Odd couple Finch, Khawaja find Test spark

USMAN KHAWAJA of the Bulls leaves the field on Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Australia's new-look opening duo Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja are thriving in the Test series against Pakistan after first crossing paths 16 years ago.

Potential Test bolter resets for Shield

CHRIS ROGERS directs his field during the Division One Specsavers County Championship match between Yorkshire and Somerset at Headingley in Leeds, England.

Chris Rogers' advice has SA opener Jake Weatherald, who is being floated as a Test bolter, primed to translate his white-ball form to the Sheffield Shield.

Starc, Siddle hit the nets in Abu Dhabi

MITCHELL STARC of Australia preapres to bowl during day one of the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australian pacemen Mitchell Starc and Peter Siddle appear on course to back up for the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Aussie batting depth a concern after Dubai

USMAN KHAWAJA of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's stirring performance in the first Test against Pakistan has also raised some concerns after batting collapses in both innings.

Renshaw not forgotten after Test dumping

MATTHEW RENSHAW of the Bulls bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Justin Langer has heaped praise on dumped Test opening batsman Matthew Renshaw, hinting the 22-year-old might come in down the order during the home summer.

Test side has made Australia proud: Langer

Head coach JUSTIN LANGER looks on during the International Twenty20 match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Australian coach Justin Langer says his side's valiant fightback to draw the first Test in Pakistan could be the making of the new-look team.

Qld name teenage rookies for Shield opener

Two teenagers including the big-hitting Max Bryant are in line to make their Sheffield Shield debuts in Queensland's opening clash next week with Tasmania.

Aussie women hunt World T20 redemption

Alyssa Healy says Australia, who will soon head to the West Indies for the World Twenty20, are irked by their lack of silverware.

Dukes best for every cricket Test: Kohli

GEORGE BAILEY of the Hurricanes bats during the Big Bash League Final match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

India skipper Virat Kohli, who is unhappy with the quality of SG balls in his homeland, would support a move for Dukes to be used in Tests around the world.

Hastings halted by serious health scare

A mysterious and potentially deadly illness is causing John Hastings to cough up blood when he bowls and looks likely to force him into early retirement.

NSW young gun Sangha heeds Warner's words

JASON SANGHA of CA XI celebrates after reaching a century during a tour match against England at Tony Ireland Stadium in Australia.

Jason Sangha, who is on the cusp of a Sheffield Shield debut, says the advice of David Warner is rubbing off on him and everybody else at Randwick-Petersham.

Paine proud of Australia's gutsy fightback

TIM PAINE of Australia during the 4th Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Australian skipper Tim Paine played a crucial role in shepherding his side to a remarkable draw in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Match-saver Khawaja fires back at critics

USMAN KHAWAJA of Australia bats during the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series in Brisbane, Australia.

Usman Khawaja's match-saving century in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai has been hailed as one of the great Test innings.

Snapshot for day five of the first Test

USMAN KHAWAJA of the Bulls leaves the field on Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

A snapshot for day five of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium.

NSW name young guns in Shield squad

Allrounder Daniel Sams and teenage batsmen Jason Sangha and Jack Edwards are in line to make their Sheffield Shield debuts for NSW.

Warne wants Australia to stick with Finch

AARON FINCH of Victoria plays a shot during the Sheffield Shield match at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Shane Warne wants selectors to keep Aaron Finch as a Test opener for Australia and believes his fellow Victorian should be considered as a future captain.

Khawaja scores first Test century in Asia

USMAN KHAWAJA of the Bulls leaves the field on Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Victoria at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Usman Khawaja has scored his seventh Test century and first in Asia during the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Snapshot for day four of the first Test

USMAN KHAWAJA of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

A snapshot for day four of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium.

Maxwell should be playing UAE Tests: Waugh

GLENN MAXWELL of Victoria acknowledges the crowd during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney, Australia.

Glenn Maxwell's omission from the Pakistan Test series in the UAE has again been questioned after Australia's batting collapse in Dubai.

Test prospects face limited Shield action

There are five Sheffield Shield rounds before Australia's first Test against India but some Test hopefuls won't have a chance to play the majority of them.

White ball cricket Lynn's sole focus

CHRIS LYNN of Australia bats during the International Twenty20 series between Australia and New Zealand at SCG in Australia.

Chris Lynn has all but ruled out a return to the Sheffield Shield arena this summer despite performing strongly for Queensland in the one-day cup.

Dubai collapse familiar sight for Aussies

TIM PAINE of Australia during the 4th Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Australia's collapse of 10-60 in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai was familiar territory for a side that has struggled in Asia in recent years.

Aussies lament another Asian Test collapse

TIM PAINE dives for a catch during an Australia training session at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Australia's hopes of winning the first Test against Pakistan are in tatters after losing 10 wickets for just 60 runs on day three in Dubai.

Snapshot for day three of the first Test

AARON FINCH of Victoria plays a shot during the Sheffield Shield match at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

A snapshot for day three of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium.

Vics claim title despite Sandhu's seven

PETER HANDSCOMB of Australia looks on during an Ashes test match at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Victoria have defeated Tasmania by 110 runs to claim the one-day cup despite a brilliant bowling effort from Tigers quick Gurinder Sandhu.

More to Tas than in-form opener: Bailey

GEORGE BAILEY of the Tigers bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and Tasmania at the WACA in Perth, Australia.

Tasmania will attempt to lift their first one-day cup trophy since the 2009-10 season when they face Victoria in the final at Junction Oval.

Darren Lehmann keen to return to coaching

DARREN LEHMANN Australian coach looks on during the One Day International Series between Australia and England at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Darren Lehmann is keen to coach again but not this year, with Australia's former coach ready to enjoy a relatively stress-free summer in the commentary box.

Vics skipper backs Maxwell to bounce back

GLENN MAXWELL of Victoria acknowledges the crowd during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney, Australia.

Victorian skipper Peter Handscomb says a bit of Glenn Maxwell magic could help turn the one-day cricket final against Tasmania at Junction Oval.

Selfless Aussies primed for World T20

MEG LANNING of Australia bats during the Women's ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 match between Australia and Ireland at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi, India.

Meg Lanning's shift down the order is symbolic of a new approach Australia's women's T20 side hopes will translate to another title at next month's world cup.

Bolter Labuschagne impresses on Test debut

Debutant Marnus Labuschagne continued to make a positive impression on an otherwise tough day for Australia in the first Test against Pakistan.

Snapshot for day two of the first Test

A snapshot for day two of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium.

Huge task ahead for Aussies in Dubai Test

AARON FINCH of Australia plays a shot during game two of the One Day International series between Australia and England at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Usman Khawaja and Aaron Finch will spearhead Australia's attempt to match Pakistan's imposing first-innings total on day three of the first Test in Dubai.

Starc takes pickle juice to stop cramps

MITCHELL STARC of Australia celebrates getting a wicket during the 2017/18 Ashes Series at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Australian spearhead Mitchell Starc has revealed he suffered debilitating cramps in both his calves and groins on day one of the first Test against Pakistan.

Pakistan in box seat despite Aussie scalps

Pakistan will resume firmly in the box seat on day two of the first Test against Australia in Dubai despite the loss of danger man Azhar Ali.

Siddle lifts Aussies in Dubai Test return

PETER SIDDLE of Victoria bowls during the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and New South Wales at Junction Oval in Melbourne, Australia.

Australian paceman Peter Siddle has marked his return to national honours with a determined showing in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Vics building momentum with Cup campaign

PETER HANDSCOMB of the Stars hits a boundary during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars at ES in Melbourne, Australia.

Victorian skipper Peter Handscomb is hoping a cup final win over Tasmania will provide an effective launching pad into the Sheffield Shield season.

Snapshot for day one of the first Test

A snapshot for day one of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium.

Pakistan have batting concerns too: Haddin

BRAD HADDIN Head Coach of CA XI looks on during the One Day Tour Match between the Cricket Australia XI and England at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Australian fielding coach Brad Haddin says the visitors won't be the only side with questions over their batting depth during the Test series in the UAE.

Brave Aussies draw first Test to Pakistan

Australia have drawn the first Test against Pakistan in a valiant day-five fightback to keep alive their hopes of winning the two-Test series.

Vics set up Cup final against Tasmania

Victoria have advanced to the one-day cup final after defeating Western Australia by 63 runs at Junction Oval.

Test skipper Paine marks new era in Dubai

TIM PAINE of Australia during the 4th Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tim Paine will oversee a pre-game handshake before leading a new-look Australian side into the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Batsman McDermott shapes as key for Tassie

GEORGE BAILEY of the Hurricanes bats during the Big Bash League Final match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Tasmanian skipper George Bailey has hailed young batsman Ben McDermott ahead of their domestic one-day final.

Bancroft enjoys low-key return to cricket

CAMERON BANCROFT of Australia celebrates with the Ashes Urn in the change room during the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Suspended Australian Test opener Cameron Bancroft made a satisfying return to cricketing action in West Australia for his Perth club side on Saturday.

Aussie quicks to take on shining duties

Australia's new-look Test side is eager to draw a line under the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal and will hand greater responsibilities to the fast bowlers.

Tas beat Qld to move into one day final

Tasmania have won through to the final of the one day cup after defeating Queensland by six wickets at Drummoyne Oval on Saturday.

Labuschagne, Siddle picked for Dubai Test

Queensland bolter Marnus Labuschagne is one of three debutants named by Australia for the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Bancroft fails with bat in cricket return

CAMERON BANCROFT of Australia walks from the ground at stumps during the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Cameron Bancroft had a great day in the field but couldn't match it with a substantial innings in his grade cricket return following the ball-tampering scandal.

Maxwell to build case when Vics host WA

GLENN MAXWELL of Victoria bats during a Sheffield Shield match at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Glenn Maxwell will be hoping he can get amongst the runs when Victoria take on Western Australia in their one-day cup semi-final.

Fit-again Starc ready for opening Test

MITCHELL STARC of Australia preapres to bowl during day one of the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Mitchell Starc is prepared to carry a heavy load on return from an extended injury layoff when Australia face Pakistan in the first Test in Dubai.

Pad rash a good sign for cricketer Perry

ELLYSE PERRY of NSW leaves the field after being dismissed during the WNCL Final match between New South Wales and Western Australia at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's champion all-rounder Ellyse Perry is happy Australia's in-form T20 batters meant she didn't get a hit in the series sweep over New Zealand.

Aussies complete T20 women's sweep of NZ

MEG LANNING poses during a Cricket Australia media opportunity at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Australia have completed a women's T20 clean sweep over New Zealand for the first time with a nine-wicket win in the third match .

Lynn ready to fire in Aussie T20 squad

AARON FINCH of Australia celebrates scoring a century during game two of the One Day International series between Australia and England at The Gabba in Australia.

Aaron Finch has been confirmed as Australia's T20 captain while Chris Lynn returns to the squad for the three-match series against Pakistan in the UAE.

Key questions for Australia-Pakistan Tests

STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates making his century during the Fourth Test Match in the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.

Key questions facing the Australian squad ahead of the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Siddle, Neser set for Dubai pace shootout

PETER SIDDLE of the Bushrangers prepares to bowl during the JLT One Day Cup match between Victoria and Western Australia at WACA in Perth, Australia.

All eyes will be on pacemen Peter Siddle and Michael Neser as Australia train in Dubai ahead of the first Test against Pakistan.

Debutant Head prepared to bat long in UAE

TRAVIS HEAD of South Australia looks on while fielding in a Sheffield Shield match at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Australian batsman Travis Head believes he has found the right balance in his game as he prepares to make his Test debut in the UAE.

Rain washes away Hazlewood's NSW return

JOSH HAZLEWOOD of Australia bowls during the One Day International match between Australia and England at PS in Perth, Australia.

Victoria are through to the domestic one-day cup semi-final after rain forced their knockout final against NSW to be abandoned.

Aussies want momentum of women's T20 sweep

Australia won't treat Friday's final international against New Zealand as a chance to tinker with their tactics before the women's World Twenty20..

Sydney WBBL teams to charge for tickets

Cricket fans will have to reach for their wallets to attend stand-alone WBBL matches in Sydney this season for the first time in tournament history.

Burns holds hope of summer Test recall

JOE BURNS of the Bulls bats during the JLT One Day Cup match between Queensland and Victoria at RS in Townsville, Australia.

Joe Burns knows runs are the only commodity that matters as he pushes for an Australian Test recall this summer.

Qld win as Lynn goes top of one-day charts

CHRIS LYNN of the Heat bats during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Brisbane Heat at WACA in Australia.

Queensland are into the one-day domestic cup semi-finals after beating South Australia by 24 runs in a rain-affected match at North Sydney Oval.

Hazlewood to return for NSW in one-dayer

JOSH HAZLEWOOD, MITCHELL STARC and PAT CUMMINS of Australia pose with the trophy during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup at Melbourne in Australia.

Australia's big three fast bowlers are all back in top-line action, with Josh Hazlewood to return for NSW against Victoria in the one-day cup.

Pace ace close to Australia T20 debut

ELLYSE PERRY in action during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in Bristol, England.

Tayla Vlaeminck, the fastest bowler in Australia's Twenty20 squad, has battled back from two knee reconstructions to be on the cusp of making her debut.

Labuschagne Test chance after Renshaw blow

Warriors coach JUSTIN LANGER hits balls for catching practice at the change of innings during the Sheffield Shield match between the Western Australia Warriors and the South Australia Redbacks at WACA Perth, Australia.

Australia could pick four debutants for the first time since 1978 as Justin Langer considers the fitness of opener Matt Renshaw for the Test against Pakistan.

Roberts unveiled as Cricket Australia CEO

CAMERON BANCROFT of Australia walks from the ground at stumps during the Fifth Test match in the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Cricket Australia has named Kevin Roberts as its next CEO, to replace James Sutherland who tendered his resignation in June after 17 years in the job.

Warne ramps up Waugh feud in his new book

Shane Warne has labelled former Test skipper Steve Waugh as the most selfish cricketer he ever played with, in his new autobiography.

Aussies not fazed at not facing spin stars

MITCHELL MARSH of Australia during the Fifth Test match in the Ashes Series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Test vice-captain Mitchell Marsh says Australia aren't'concerned at not facing any quality spinners before next week's Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Aussies eyeing T20 clean sweep of Kiwis

Australia's women have a chance to complete a first T20 series sweep of New Zealand and have won the first two games without needing all their batting big guns.

Marsh brothers plunder runs in Dubai

MITCHELL MARSH of Australia during the 4th Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Mitchell Marsh made a century and brother Shaun was also close to making three figures as Australia enjoyed batting practice against Pakistan A in Dubai.

Australia clinch women's T20 series

ELLYSE PERRY and ALYSSA HEALY of the Sixers talk between overs during the Women's Big Bash League match between the Sydney Sixers and the Brisbane Heat at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Australia have claimed the three match T20 women's international series against New Zealand with a six-wicket win in game two in Brisbane.

Edwards overshadows Cummins' comeback

CHRIS LYNN of Australia bats during the International Twenty20 series between Australia and New Zealand at SCG in Australia.

New South Wales earned a much-needed win at Queensland's expense as teenager Jack Edwards set a new benchmark and Pat Cummins returned from injury.

Champions WA stay unbeaten ahead of finals

GEORGE BAILEY of the Tigers bats during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and Tasmania at the WACA in Perth, Australia.

Reigning one-day champions Western Australia continued their early-season form with a fifth straight win ahead of the finals.