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Australian cricket's selection conundrums

Australia's XI for the first Test against India will be settled soon by selectors but the discussion is unlikely to be simple.

Kohli calmer, more respectful: Ian Healy

India batsman VIRAT KOHLI celebrates reaching his century during the 3rd Test Match between England and India in Nottingham, England.

Ian Healy, who copped a broadside from Virat Kohli last year, believes India's skipper is now calmer and more respectful on the cricketing field.

Meg's Masterclasses: The Cover Drive

In the latest offering from Direct Hit, the Aussie captain shows how to execute one of the most elegant shots in her repertoire

Senior roles draw best from Alyssa Healy

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.

A move to the top of the order and influx of youngsters in the Australian side has Alyssa Healy embracing her seniority in the women's World Twenty20.

Ponting, Waugh could replace Hick: Warne

Shane Warne has revealed Ricky Ponting is among the candidates he thinks should replace Australian batting coach Graeme Hick.

Cam Bancroft to stick to original plan

ADAM VOGES of the Scorchers celebrates after their victory over the Sixers during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Sydney Sixers at WACA in Perth, Australia.

WA coach Adam Voges says Cameron Bancroft will merely stick to the original plan after his hopes of having his nine-month ban reduced were dashed.

Finch fresh to welcome India to Gabba

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 says he's managed to freshen up after suffering some mental fatigue in the busy month since his Test debut.

Wade must be in Test selection mix: Bailey

MATTHEW WADE of Tasmania waits for the start of play during the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Tasmania at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Dumped keeper Matthew Wade should be in the mix to earn a Test recall as a batsman, according to Tasmania captain George Bailey.

Shield auditions over, selectors mull XI

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

Selectors will soon settle on Australia's XI for the first Test against India, with Marcus Harris among the contenders likely to be sweating on a call.

Marsh brothers in for big summer: Voges

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

The Marsh brothers have regained their mojo, but it hasn't stopped former Test paceman Geoff Lawson from giving them a spray.

Kohli hones focus as history beckons

India captain VIRAT KOHLI speaks to the media before India nets ahead of the 4th Test Match against England at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

Indian captain Virat Kohli will try to avoid distractions as he hunts a slice of history on Australian soil this summer.

Gabba T20 to set summer's tone: Finch

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.

Australian captain Aaron Finch hopes a good showing in Wednesday's T20 tour-opener against India in Brisbane will set the tone this summer.

Short, Gotch guide Vic to Shield victory

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

Victoria have beaten Tasmania by six wickets late on day four of their Sheffield Shield match in Hobart.

Amicable end to failed push to alter bans

STEVE SMITH and CAMERON BANCROFT of Australia during Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at PPC Newlands in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cricket Australia's board has declared the Cape Town trio's bans will stand, a verdict the players' union disagrees with but has accepted amicably.

Slow wickets no worries for Aussie women

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's women's cricketers have embraced the challenge of slower wickets in recent years, proving a real benefit in the World Twenty20 in the Caribbean.

Hurt Aussie cricket fans still fuming: Faf

Captain FAF DU PLESSIS takes questions from the media during the South Africa cricket press conference at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis says Australian cricket fans remain angry and hurt by the sandpaper scandal and it is affecting Australia's approach.

Lyon not content with five-wicket haul

Nathan Lyon

Test off-spinner Nathan Lyon says he isn't content with his five-wicket haul in NSW's 163-run Sheffield Shield win over Queensland.

Happy memories spur India star Sharma

ROHIT SHARMA of India in action during the ICC Champions trophy cricket match at The Oval in London.

Australia is one of his happiest limited-overs hunting grounds and India's Rohit Sharma is seeking more white-ball success during the upcoming Twenty20 series.

First Test likely, Khawaja to hit the nets

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.

Usman Khawaja remains on track to play for Australia in next month's first Test against India, with a return to the nets expected this week.

Shaun Marsh settles his Test future

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

Shaun Marsh has made a match-winning 163 not out for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield to ensure his selection for the four-Test series against India.

Coulter-Nile says Aussies just need a win

NATHAN COULTER-NILE of the WA XI during the Ashes series Tour Match between Western Australia XI and England at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile says Australia simply have to find a way to win ahead of Wednesday's Twenty20 series opener in Brisbane.

India out to 'make it count' in Australia

ROHIT SHARMA of India in action during the ICC Champions trophy cricket match at The Oval in London.

India are eager to make the most of Australia's cricketing woes to secure their first Test series win in the country.

Shaun Marsh hits Shield ton in WA win

SHAUN MARSH of Australia bats during the tour match between Australia and Pakistan A at ICC Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Shaun Marsh has scored an unbeaten century as Western Australia defeated South Australia by five wickets in the Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Wade Shield ton gives Tas hope v Victoria

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

Victoria are 0-12 at stumps on day three, chasing 276 to win, after a Matthew Wade ton which has kept Tasmania alive in their Sheffield Shield match.

Aussies monitor Healy for Windies T20 semi

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 will face West Indies in the semi-final of the women's World T20 with Alyssa Healy needing to overcome concussion to be passed fit to play.

Banned cricket trio to soon learn fate

STEVE SMITH and CAMERON BANCROFT of Australia during Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Australia at PPC Newlands in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cricket Australia's seven directors will meet in coming days to discuss cutting short the suspensions of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft.

India will miss all-rounder Pandya: coach

Coach Ravi Shastri says India will miss Hardik Pandya on their Australian cricket tour, saying the all-rounder's absence has upset their team balance.

Aussies to draw on past T20 success

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

All-rounder Glenn Maxwell says Australia will try to draw on last summer's success when they host India in a three-match Twenty20 series starting on Wednesday.

NSW win as Queensland Test hopefuls fail

MATTHEW RENSHAW looks on during an Australian cricket training session at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood have torn through Queensland for a 163-run Sheffield Shield win in Canberra.

Shaun Marsh holds WA's Shield hopes

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

Shaun Marsh holds Western Australia's winning hopes against South Australia in the Sheffield Shield game in Adelaide.

Tasmanian batsman Doolan cools Test talk

Tasmanian batsman Alex Doolan is back in Test contention after another score in the 90s in the Sheffield Shield.

Kohli primed to fire in Australia: Shastri

India captain VIRAT KOHLI speaks to the media before India nets ahead of the 4th Test Match against England at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

India coach Ravi Shastri has warned that captain Virat Kohli is now even better than the batsman who dominated attacks in Australia four years ago.

India to take no prisoners: Shastri

Coach Ravi Shastri says India will adopt a take-no-prisoners approach against a battling Australia as they look to make history in this country.

Doolan leads Tas Shield fight v Victoria

Tasmania are 2-196 in the second innings at stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield match against Victoria at Bellerive Oval, trailing by five runs.

Marsh brothers find form for WA in Shield

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.

Chasing 313 runs to win, Western Australia are 4-146 against South Australia at stumps on day three of the Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Birthday boy Finch fails again in T20 loss

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.

Captain Aaron Finch did not feel like celebrating his 32nd birthday after failing again in Australia's 21-run Twenty20 international loss to South Africa.

Renshaw fails as NSW chase victory v Qld

Matt Renshaw has gone for just six with Queensland at 2-51 in pursuit of 380 in their Sheffield Shield match against NSW in Canberra.

Healy concussed in Aussie women's T20 loss

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.

Alyssa Healy will need clearance to play in Australia's women's World Twenty20 semi-final after suffering a mild concussion in her team's 48-run loss to India.

Maxwell couldn't stop Proteas' T20 win

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

South Africa have defeated Australia by 21 runs in their rain-affected, Twenty20 International on the Gold Coast, with the hosts losing the series 2-1.

SAfrica claim 21-run T20 win over Aussies

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

South Africa have claimed a 21-run win over Australia in their rain-delayed, 10-overs-a-side Twenty20 international on the Gold Coast.

Aussie Test hopefuls miss out in Shield

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

A bunch of potential Test batsmen blew a chance on Saturday to find some form in Sheffield Shield ranks.

Marsh brothers fail in Sheffield Shield

South Australia are 5-94, leading Western Australia by 138 runs, at stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Perry to bring up Aussie cricket record

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.

Ellyse Perry will become the first Australian and fifth male or female player from anywhere to bring up 100 Twenty20 internationals against India.

Tremain, White put Vics on top in Shield

TOM ROGERS of Tasmania is congratulated by team mates after taking a wicket during the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Tasmania at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Victoria have a 67-run lead at stumps on day one of their Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania at Bellerive Oval, after skittling the hosts for 81.

Australia's Lynn relishes Proteas attack

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

Australia's Chris Lynn is relishing the threat posed by South Africa's feared attack at Saturday's Twenty20 international on the Gold Coast.

Renshaw fails as Qld fight back in Shield

MATTHEW RENSHAW looks on during an Australian cricket training session at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Queensland opener Matt Renshaw has failed in his quest to impress Australian selectors after falling for 21 in their Sheffield Shield match against NSW.

Du Plessis will retire after T20 World Cup

FAF DU PLESSIS celebrates reaching a half century the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and India at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban, South Africa.

South African captain Faf du Plessis has revealed he will retire from international cricket after the Australia-hosted Twenty20 World Cup in 2020.

Lynn out to prove point against Proteas

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

Australian batsman Chris Lynn hopes to cut loose and prove his critics wrong in the Twenty20 international against South Africa on the Gold Coast.

Tigers happy to be home against Vics

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.

Tasmania have endured a tough period of travel but skipper George Bailey is confident the Tigers can get the job done against Sheffield Shield leaders Victoria.

Aussie quick Schutt shines from Indian woe

MEGAN SCHUTT of Australia bowls during the Women's International Twenty20 series between Australia and New Zealand in Brisbane, Australia.

Megan Schutt will head into the women's World Twenty20 group match against India knowing the hiding she copped from them last year changed her game.

India's Kohli comes to Australia in peace

India batsman VIRAT KOHLI picks up some runs watched by Jos Buttler during the 4th Specsavers Test match between England and India in Southampton, England.

India captain Virat Kohli says he's a changed cricketer and won't be looking for a fight in Australia.

Aussies sledging less: Proteas' du Plessis

Captain FAF DU PLESSIS takes questions from the media during the South Africa cricket press conference at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis wants Australia to rethink their efforts to abandon on-field aggression, saying it's what makes them great.

Shield half-century for Test hopeful Head

TRAVIS HEAD of Australia celebrates his half century during the One Day Tour match between Middlesex and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, England.

Western Australia have finished day one at 1-15 in reply to South Australia's 251 in their Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide.

Henriques shines for Blues against Qld

DANIEL HUGHES of the Sydney Sixers bats during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Sixers at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia.

NSW have been bowled out for 279 in their Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland in Canberra after allrounder Moises Henriques hit an aggressive 152.

India's key Test cricketers in Australia

A look at India's key cricketers in the looming Test series against Australia.

Kohli and India enter their final frontier

ALASTAIR COOK of England looks dejected after being dismissed by Mitchell Starc of Australia in the First Test at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

India's cricketers will be seeking their first-ever Test series win in Australia.

IPL gives Smith and Warner World Cup prep

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

Steve Smith and David Warner will return to the Indian Premier League in 2019 after being retained by the Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively.

Healy backs Carey to spark Aussie team

ALEX CAREY of the Adelaide Strikers keeps wicket during the Big Bash League at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Ian Healy has heaped praise on Alex Carey, tipping him to replace Test 'keeper Tim Paine in two years and help spark the maligned national cricket team.

Healy buoyed by Viv Richards chat

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.

A chat with Sir Viv Richards has buoyed form Australian batter Alyssa Healy at the World Twenty20 despite an awkward introduction.

Stars sign Dwayne Bravo for Big Bash

Dwayne Bravo will head to the Melbourne Stars from cross-city rivals the Renegades for this summer's Big Bash League.

NSW quartet promise to take no prisoners

Nathan Lyon

Australian Test bowlers Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc warm up for a busy summer program with a Sheffield Shield hit out for NSW.

SA paceman feared end of cricket career

CHADD SAYERS of Australia poses during the Australia Test cricket team portrait session in Brisbane, Australia.

South Australian quick Daniel Worrall returns to top-level cricket after a five-month injury lay-off in the Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia.

Langer can inspire like Simpson: Healy

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

Ian Healy says Justin Langer can inspire a return to greatness for the Australian cricket team, just like Bob Simpson did almost 30 years ago.

NZ spinner Somerville chases Test debut

Former NSW spinner Will Somerville is on the verge of an unlikely New Zealand Test cricket debut at age 34.

Contenders for an Aust Test call-up

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

Matt Renshaw, Joe Burns and Peter Handscomb are among the contenders to go into the Australian Test side for the opening Test against India.

Aussie stars won't play all of next IPL

Any Australian cricketer wanting to play in the next Indian Premier League will have to get approval from Cricket Australia.

Test technique hurt Finch short-form game

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

Australian Twenty20 captain Aaron Finch admits batting technique changes made for Test cricket have affected his form in the shorter formats.

Wareham's World T20 spun from bush lessons

JESS JONASSEN of the Heat bowls during the Women's Big Bash League match between the Brisbane Heat and the Melbourne Renegades at Camberwell in Melbourne, Australia

Teenage legspinner Georgia Wareham's temperament that earned her a spot in Australia's women's World Twenty20 side comes from years of men's cricket back home.

Test hopefuls get chance to stake claim

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

Queensland opener Matthew Renshaw is among a batch of batsmen hoping to push their Test selection claims in the next round of Sheffield Shield matches.

Starc on Manuka reconnaissance mission

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 will play his maiden first-class match at Manuka Oval this weekend, with an eye to the historic first Test at the ground in February.

South Africa test Tye ahead of T20 clash

JASON BEHRENDORFF of WA celebrates after taking a wicket during the JLT One Day Cup match between New South Wales and Western Australia at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Australian quick Jason Behrendorff believes South Africa may have been testing out Andrew Tye in their tour match ahead of Saturday's Twenty20 international.

Nair to be back bowling for Thunder in BBL

ARJUN NAIR of the Thunder looks on during the Sydney Thunder Big Bash League training session at Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Arjun Nair has endured a nightmare 2018 but he expects to be back bowling in time for the start of the Big Bash League on his newly-signed Sydney Thunder deal.

Starc could skip IPL for Aussie benefit

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

Mitchell Starc could opt against nominating for next year's Indian Premier League after being cut by his club the Kolkata Knight Riders via text message.

Smith already working on World Cup defence

STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates after reaching his double century of the 2nd Investec Ashes Test match at Lord's Cricket Ground.

Steve Smith won't return to top-flight cricket until March, but that hasn't stopped him pondering Australia's batting frailties ahead of next year's World Cup.

Run out jinx strikes again for McDermott

BEN MCDERMOTT of the Tigers bats during the JLT One Day Cup match between Queensland and Tasmania at RS in Townsville, Australia.

Ben McDermott's run out jinx has struck again as South Africa thrashed Cricket Australia XI by 41 runs in their Twenty20 tour match in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Test bowlers ready for extra pressure

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's bowlers say they will embrace the pressure in this summer's Test matches as question marks remain over the team's batting.

Scorchers to bring Bancroft straight back

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.

Perth Scorchers coach Adam Voges anticipates banned Australian opener Cameron Bancroft will come straight into his Big Bash League side once available.

Aussie women book spot in World T20 semis

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.

Another Alyssa Healy half-century has helped Australia to victory over New Zealand in the women's World Twenty20 and into the semi-finals.

Aussie quick Hastings retires over health

John Hastings' mysterious affliction where he coughs up blood while bowling has forced the Australian quick to give the sport away.

Aussie quicks begin Test preparations

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, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins will begin their Test preparations in their first Sheffield Shield match of the summer for NSW on Friday.

Ben McDermott keen to end run of outs

BEN MCDERMOTT of the Tigers bats during the JLT One Day Cup match between Queensland and Tasmania at RS in Townsville, Australia.

Gold Coast product Ben McDermott is a chance of playing in Saturday's T20 against South Africa, in cricket's return to Metricon Stadium.

Proteas' party rolls on to Gold Coast

DWAINE PRETORIUS of South Africa bats during game two of the One Day International series between New Zealand and South Africa at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand.

South Africa celebrated their breakthrough ODI series win appropriately but Dwaine Pretorius says they will be ready to back it up in Saturday's one-off T20.

Aussie women eye World T20 semi finals

Australia will have inside knowledge on their New Zealand opponents as they look to book a spot in the women's World Twenty20 semi-finals.

Warner, Whitney push for grade rebuild

DAVID WARNER of Winnipeg Hawks runs to the boundary during a Global T20 Canada match against Montreal Tigers at MLC Club in King City, Canada.

Re-establishing the standard of grade cricket continues to be a theme of the sport's rebuild, following the calls of both David Warner and Mike Whitney.

NZ target women's T20 'bullies' Australia

New Zealand regard Australia as the "bullies" of women's international cricket, such has been their dominance in recent times.

Lynn has a future as ODI opener: Finch

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

Australian one-day captain Aaron Finch believes Chris Lynn has a future as a limited-overs opener despite his golden duck against South Africa.

Batsmen to feel heat in ODI revamp: Finch

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.

Skipper Aaron Finch says batsmen - including himself - will feel the heat in a revamp of the Australian one-day team for January's series against India.

Lyon still eying ODI World Cup

Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon has played just two one-day internationals for Australia in two years, but he's hopeful he's still on track to play in next year's World Cup.

Spinner Kuhnemann finalises Heat BBL squad

JOE BURNS of Queensland plays a shot during the Sheffield Shield final match between Queensland and Tasmania at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane Heat have completed their squad for the Big Bash League Twenty20 competition by signing left-arm spinner Matt Kuhnemann.

Cricket NSW go west with new headquarters

Cricket NSW will leave their Moore Park base and set their centre of excellence and administration up in Homebush from next year.

ICC stick with T20 games soaked St Lucia

The International Cricket Council has confirmed scheduled women's World Twenty20 matches will stay in St Lucia, despite torrential rain on the Caribbean island.

Healy stars again in Aussie World T20 win

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.

Alyssa Healy's blistering start to the women's World Twenty20 has continued with a 21-ball 50 in Australia's comfortable win over Ireland.

Umpire 'didn't hear' review: South Africa

FAF DU PLESSIS celebrates reaching a half century the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and India at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban, South Africa.

Centurion David Miller benefited from a contentious review as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs to take the three-match one-day series.

Rottnest Island behind Shaun Marsh revival

SHAUN MARSH of Australia bats during the tour match between Australia and Pakistan A at ICC Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Shaun Marsh's century in a losing Australian one-day side may be enough for him to keep his Test spot this summer.

DRS controversy in Aust-SAfrica one-dayer

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

Centurion David Miller was the beneficiary of a contentious review, as South Africa posted 5-320 in their one-day decider against Australia at Bellerive Oval.

South Africa clinch Australia ODI series

CHRIS LYNN looks on during an Australian nets session at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

South African have beaten Australia by 40 runs at Bellerive Oval to take the one-day international series 2-1.

Young cricket talent stepping up in Shield

A couple of teenagers regarded as future Test stars have already proven they're capable of producing the goods in the Sheffield Shield.

Young gun cricketers sharing the journey

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

There is a sense of camaraderie among the nation's most-talented teenaged cricketers, who have already achieved great things in the Sheffield Shield.

Aussie women eye 180 as par in World T20s

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's women's cricketers believe they have to be more dominant with the bat if they are to reclaim their World Twenty20 title.

Warner urges Aussie fans to keep the faith

DAVID WARNER of Australia bats during the Fourth Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.

David Warner says the Australian cricket team needs some positivity around them, and hopes Friday night's fighting win over South Africa can be a turning point.

Aussies ponder Agar for ODI series decider

ASHTON AGAR of Australia prepares to bowl during an Australian Test team nets session at Sher-E Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Australian spinner Ashton Agar might be in the selection frame for the one-day series decider against South Africa in Hobart.

Irish confident about T20 Australia clash

Irish skipper Laura Delaney says her side are in great spirits ahead of their opening World T20 clash with Australia in Guyana on Sunday.

Warner insists he and Smith are fine

DAVID WARNER of Winnipeg Hawks runs to the boundary during a Global T20 Canada match against Montreal Tigers at MLC Club in King City, Canada.

David Warner says he and Steve Smith often laugh at suggestions the banned duo have fallen out since cricket's ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town.

Dottin T20 wicket haul blitzes Bangladesh

Deandra Dottin has torn through a hapless Bangladesh in the Women's World Twenty20, taking five wickets as the West Indies won by 60 runs.

Aust ODI win a pressure release: Hazlewood

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

Australia's seven-run win against South Africa has reduced the pressure on the one-day camp before the decider in Hobart, paceman Josh Hazlewood says.

Kaur powers India women to T20 win over NZ

Harmanpreet Kaur has scored 103 off 51 balls to help India start their women's World Twenty20 campaign with a win over New Zealand.

Warner expects to see out 12-month ban

DAVID WARNER of Winnipeg Hawks runs to the boundary during a Global T20 Canada match against Montreal Tigers at MLC Club in King City, Canada.

David Warner hopes he and Steve Smith playing grade cricket can return positivity to the game but he doesn't expect an early return from his ban.

Healy fires as Aussies start T20s with win

Alyssa Healy has had a dream start to the Women's World Twenty20 as Australia claimed a 52-run victory over Pakistan.

Cricketers 'drained' by noise: Stoinis

MARCUS STOINIS of Australia bats during the One Day International match between Australia and England at Perth Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Allrounder Marcus Stoinis says Australia's win against South Africa in Friday night's one-dayer is a confidence-booster.

CA consulting with states on new chairman

Cricket Australia is close to appointing a chairman but its board wants to ensure states are rowing in the same direction.

Australia beat South Africa in ODI

ADAM ZAMPA of South Australia bowls during the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and South Australia at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Australia ended a one-day losing streak with a seven-run win against South Africa in Friday's one-day international at Adelaide Oval.

Clark gets support as Howard's successor

Women's vice-captain Rachael Haynes says Belinda Clark would be an ideal replacement for Pat Howard as Cricket Australia's head of team performance.

Lyon bullish Aussies can shine this summer

Nathan Lyon

Offspinner Nathan Lyon says Australia will surprise fans expecting India to cruise to victory in the coming four-Test series.

Aust women shine amid cricket crisis

Australia's women's cricketers admit it can be frustrating their achievements heading into the World Twenty20 are being overshadowed by the sport's dramas.

Warne offers help to beleaguered CA

Australian spin legend Shane Warne says he would be willing to help Cricket Australia if the beleaguered governing body needed his advice.

Alex Doolan tops Shield run-scoring charts

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

Alex Doolan, who played four Tests in 2014, has started the Sheffield Shield season in impressive form.

Beleaguered Aussie bats go back to basics

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

Australia's batsmen have been told to try to ignore criticism and go back to basics in Friday's one-day international against South Africa.

Howard successor a complex call for CA

TRENT COPELAND of NSW bowls during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and Tasmania at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia.

Former Test quick Ryan Harris says the best candidate to replace team-performance boss Pat Howard will depend on how much the role is rejigged.

Du Plessis returns to happy hunting ground

Captain FAF DU PLESSIS takes questions from the media during the South Africa cricket press conference at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

South Africa's Faf du Plessis has returned to Adelaide, two years after he was Australia's public enemy number one and in the midst of a ball-tampering saga.

CA still searching for two new directors

The leadership struggle at Cricket Australia is nearing an end, with a new chairman to be appointed soon, but the organisation still needs two new directors.

Du Plessis wants to kick Aussies when down

FAF DU PLESSIS celebrates reaching a half century the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and India at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban, South Africa.

South African captain Faf du Plessis says his side has to be ruthless and grab a chance to kick Australia's one-day side while it's down.

Key details for Aussies' Women's World T20

Australia aim to reclaim the Women's World Twenty20 trophy in the West Indies this November.

CA shake-up causing some doubts: Finch

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

The shake-up in Cricket Australia's administration has put some doubts into the mind of national one-day captain Aaron Finch.

Aussie women more aggressive for World T20

ASHLEIGH GARDNER of the Sydney Sixers looks on during the WBBL match between the Sixers and Strikers in Adelaide, Australia.

Australia's women's cricketers have won 16 straight games across all formats but enter the World T20 without a World Cup in their trophy cabinet.

Khawaja on track for first India Test

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

Usman Khawaja says his recovery from a knee injury is ahead of schedule and he's confident of playing in the first Test against India.

Test stars to skip Aussies' T20 series

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 have named a 13-man Twenty20 squad, with several Test stars overlooked so they can focus on their red-ball form.

Lyon roars but Tasmania hold on for draw

Nathan Lyon

NSW and Tasmania have drawn their Sheffield Shield clash at the SCG, where Nathan Lyon snagged four late wickets to give his side a sniff of victory.

Tweaker Pope ready to test himself at SCG

Lloyd Pope, the 18-year-old legspinner who has already turned heads with a couple of dominant performances, has joined Big Bash League's Sydney Sixers.

Copeland not holding breath about Ashes

TRENT COPELAND of NSW bowls during day two of the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and Tasmania at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia.

Former Test paceman Trent Copeland isn't holding his breath when it comes to his hopes of an Ashes call-up but the right-armer is in impressive form.

Flag-bearer Carey eyes first home ODI

ALEX CAREY of the Adelaide Strikers keeps wicket during the Big Bash League at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Australia's one-day vice-captain Alex Carey was once a flag-bearer for New Zealand.

Pat Howard was stealing an income: MacGill

Former Test legspinner Stuart MacGill has described Cricket Australia's high-performance boss Pat Howard's tenure as a 'joke'.

CA exec Amarfio escorted out the door

CA Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a CA press conference in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Cricket Australia's head of security Sean Carroll helped escort Cricket Australia's sacked executive Ben Amarfio out of the organisation's headquarters.

Proteas bracing for strong Aussie response

KAGISO RABADA of South Africa during the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa.

South African seamer Andile Phehlukwayo says the tourists are bracing for a strong Australian response in game two of the one-day series on Friday.

Shaun Marsh bullish about ODI comeback

SHAUN MARSH of Australia bats during the tour match between Australia and Pakistan A at ICC Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh is confident of returning from a buttock injury and playing against South Africa in the one-day international in Adelaide.

Translators to help Deaf World Cup team

Two fulltime translators will accompany the Australian team at the ICC Deaf World Cup in India this month.

Lanning leads Australia to T20 warm-up win

MEG LANNING of Australia walks off after she was dismissed during the women's one day international series between Australia and India at Blundstone Arena in Hobart, Australia.

Australia have crushed South Africa by 46 runs in their Women's World T20 warm-up match.

Selection leading to one-day woes: Hussey

Mike Hussey says Australia's one-day cricket woes can be traced back to constant chopping and changing in selection.

Executives Pat Howard, Amarfio depart CA

ALEX CAREY of the Redbacks catches Nathan Lyon of the Blues off a delivery by team mate Cameron Valente during the Matador BBQs One Day match between South Australia and New South Wales at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney, Australia.

The upheaval at Cricket Australia continues to unfold with executives Pat Howard and Ben Amarfio the latest powerful figures to depart the governing body.

Patience needed with returned Vic quick

JAMES PATTINSON of Nottinghamshire batting during the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England.

Victorian quick James Pattinson made an encouraging return from a back injury, taking three wickets in the drawn Sheffield Shield match against South Australia.

Bolton's fight back into Aussie T20 squad

NICOLE BOLTON of WA bats during the WNCL Final match between New South Wales and Western Australia at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney, Australia.

Nicole Bolton has played just two Twenty20s in her four-year international career, but a new approach to her game has put her in Australia's World T20 squad.

CA hope tournament drives grade returns

DAVID WARNER of Winnipeg Hawks runs to the boundary during a Global T20 Canada match against Montreal Tigers at MLC Club in King City, Canada.

Cricket Australia want a new national tournament bringing together the best premier Twenty20 teams to drive former elite players returning to grade cricket.

Rain ruins third day of SCG Shield clash

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.

Wet weather has ruined Test tweaker Nathan Lyon's search for wickets on day three of NSW's Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the SCG.

How Chris Rogers helped Sangha step up

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

Jason Sangha has produced his maiden Sheffield Shield ton after a debrief with former Test opener Chris Rogers, his mentor from this year's under-19 World Cup.

No bitterness between spinning friends

ASHTON AGAR during an Australian nets session at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Ashton Agar believes there is room for both him and Adam Zampa in the ODI side, but he knows he needs to hold his own with the bat for that to happen.

NSW young guns show cricket future is good

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

Teenagers Jason Sangha and Jack Edwards continue to set records, this time for scoring Sheffield Shield centuries in the same innings.

Jonassen on track for Aussie T20 assault

JESS JONASSEN of the Heat bowls during the Women's Big Bash League match between the Brisbane Heat and the Melbourne Renegades at Camberwell in Melbourne, Australia

Australian spinner Jess Jonassen is on track to feature in the World Twenty20 in the Caribbean despite having knee surgery in September.

Aussies' World Cup defence a muddled mess

BEN MCDERMOTT of the Tigers bats during the JLT One Day Cup match between Queensland and Tasmania at RS in Townsville, Australia.

There are few certain selections in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad, which must be lodged by April 23.

Heat on Labuschagne after double failure

Test batsman Marnus Labuschagne has missed out during a run fest in Queensland's Sheffield Shield draw with Western Australia in Brisbane.

Marsh exorcises UAE demons in Shield

Mitch Marsh believes he has exorcised his UAE demons after the Test allrounder notched a Sheffield Shield century for Western Australia against Queensland.

Vic-SA Shield clash at MCG ends in draw

JAMES PATTINSON of Nottinghamshire batting during the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England.

Victoria's Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia at the MCG has ended in a draw after heavy rain washed out day four.

Teen tons put NSW on top of Shield clash

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

Jason Sangha and Jack Edwards have posted their maiden Sheffield Shield centuries to put NSW in a dominant position in their clash with Tasmania.

Players don't feel inhibited says Cummins

PAT CUMMINS of Australia prepares to bowl during the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia

Australia have lost 17 of their past 19 ODIs, and paceman Pat Cummins says the players are desperate to turn around that losing record.

End cricket civil war, infighting: Taylor

ALEX BLACKWELL of Australia batting during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 match between Pakistan and Australia at Grace Road in Leicester, England.

Mark Taylor's last action as Cricket Australia's longest-serving director was to make an impassioned plea for peace as the sport threatens to tear itself apart.

No real weaknesses in fit bowling attack

PAT CUMMINS of Australia celebrates after taking a wicket during the 3rd Test match between South Africa and Australia at PPC Newlands in Cape Town, South Africa.

Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon will play key roles in the Test series against India, but Australia's batting remains a concern.

Mark Taylor quits, Cricket Aus board meets

CA Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a CA press conference in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Mark Taylor, appointed in 2004 to Cricket Australia's board, has stepped down as director as the sport's exodus continues.

Unfinished T20 business for Aussie women

Coach Matthew Mott says the Australian women's cricket team has unfinished business at the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.

Teen spirit lifts NSW to 5-285 in Shield

NICK LARKIN of the Blues bats during the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia in Sydney, Australia.

Jason Sangha and Jack Edwards have shared an unbeaten 104-run stand, helping NSW reach 5-285 at stumps on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania.

Mitch Marsh finds form with WA Shield ton

MITCHELL MARSH bowls during the Matador BBQs One Day Cup match at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney, Australia.

Mitch Marsh has struck a timely century in a bold rescue mission with Will Bosisto in Western Australia's Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland.

Victoria edge towards Shield win over SA

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.

Victoria need 102 runs for victory on the final day of their Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia at the MCG.

Aust batting collapses causing self doubt

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.

Australia suffered yet another batting collapse during their six-wicket ODI loss to South Africa on Sunday, and the issue is causing some self doubts.

Aussies shouldn't be embarrassed: Steyn

ALEX CAREY of the Redbacks catches Nathan Lyon of the Blues off a delivery by team mate Cameron Valente during the Matador BBQs One Day match between South Australia and New South Wales at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Paceman Dale Steyn says Australia's batsmen shouldn't feel embarrassed to fall victim to South Africa's sizzling bowling unit.

Fluffy words make Shane Warne feel sick

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.

Test great Shane Warne says actions and not words should be the focus for Australia as they attempt to turn their flagging fortunes around.

Painful start to Australian cricket summer

A poor crowd, anger over lack of free-to-air coverage, and a batting collapse have marred Australia's start to the international summer.

Ludicrous to reappoint Peever: Taylor

CA Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a CA press conference in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

It was "ludicrous" for Cricket Australia to reappoint David Peever as chairman before the damning review was released, Mark Taylor says in hindsight.

Don't expect same Steve Smith: Chappell

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.

Former skipper Ian Chappell questions whether Steve Smith can regain enough of his teammates' respect to ever captain Australia again.

Marsh finds form, WA in trouble in Shield

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

Captain Mitch Marsh might have finally found form but Western Australia are still in deep trouble in their Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland in Brisbane.

Handscomb pushes Test case with timely ton

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.

Peter Handscomb has made a timely century to help Victoria to 7-345 at stumps in their Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia at the MCG.

Australia flop in ODI opener against SA

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

South Africa have thrashed Australia by six wickets in the opening ODI in Perth after bowling out the home side for just 152 in an an inept batting display.

Lanning ready to go for Aussie women

MEG LANNING of Australia looks on after the Women's Twenty20 International match between the Australia Southern Stars and the New Zealand White Ferns at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Australian women's cricket head coach Matthew Mott says captain Meg Lanning has overcome a back complaint and is ready to go ahead of the World Twenty20.

Tensions ease between Proteas and Aussies

Captain FAF DU PLESSIS takes questions from the media during the South Africa cricket press conference at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Australian cricket is still reeling from the ball-tampering controversy, and South African skipper Faf du Plessis feels for Steve Smith and David Warner.

Elite honesty the best policy for Langer

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

Australian cricket is still reeling from the ball-tampering controversy but coach Justin Langer hopes some good on-field results will help win back the public.

SAfrica's Steyn glad not to return to WACA

South Africa's Dale Steyn is feeling fit and relieved he won't have to return to the scene of his 2016 injury when he plays in the ODI series opener in Perth.

Renshaw anchors solid Queensland in Shield

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

Queensland are 4-269 at stumps on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia in Brisbane after winning the toss.

Can Australia's batsmen please stand up?

ALEX CAREY of the Adelaide Strikers keeps wicket during the Big Bash League at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Australia will be aiming to end their miserable run with an ODI series victory against South Africa this month.

Vics on top, Boland destroys SA in Shield

Victoria are 0-72 at stumps on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash after dismissing South Australia for 244 at the MCG.

Rod Marsh sad to see David Peever go

CA Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a CA press conference in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever's resignation has left luminaries Rod Marsh and Adam Gilchrist feeling sorry and sad respectively.

Heazlett inspires Bulls for Shield clash

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

Test batsman Marnus Labuschagne says Sam Heazlett has provided batting inspiration ahead of Queensland's Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia.

ODI skipper Aaron Finch in injury scare

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.

New ODI skipper Aaron Finch has suffered an injury scare at training, but the issue isn't serious.

Steyn curious about Australia behaviour

South Africa paceman Dale Steyn says players need to adjust their behaviour with the times, especially in the wake of the ball tampering scandal.

Hey looms as cricket's agent for change

Jacquie Hey, who made history as Cricket Australia's first female director back in 2012, is now in the mix to become the organisation's first chairwoman.

Don't waste a crisis, says Adam Gilchrist

Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist reckons Australia have already hit rock bottom and now have the chance to start a fresh era.

Don't be too friendly, says Mitch Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Former Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson says there's still room for gamesmanship in cricket despite the fallout from the ball-tampering scandal.

Test stars to return in SCG Shield clash

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

Tim Paine and Nathan Lyon will step up their preparations for a four-Test series against India at the SCG during next week's Sheffield Shield game.

Marsh calls for ban on trio to be lifted

DAVID WARNER of Australia bats during the Fourth Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.

Test great and former selector Rod Marsh says the bans on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft should be lifted following the cricket cultural review.

Pattinson preaches patience in Vics return

JAMES PATTINSON of Nottinghamshire batting during the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England.

Victorian and Test paceman James Pattinson will play his first Sheffield Shield match since last year's back surgery.

Peever latest Cape Town casualty for CA

STEVE SMITH of Australia plays a shot during game three of the One Day International series between Australia and England at SCG in Sydney, Australia.

Chair David Peever has become the ninth high-profile individual or player at Cricket Australia to resign or be suspended following March's ball-tampering saga.

Eddings favourite to be CA's next chairman

JAMES SUTHERLAND the Cricket Australia CEO during the Australian press conference held at the Holiday Inn in Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Interim chairman Earl Eddings headlines the contenders to be Cricket Australia's next chairman following David Peever's resignation.

CA board faces big call next week

CA Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a CA press conference in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

Earl Eddings, managing director of a risk management firm, is Cricket Australia's interim chairman as the board mulls who should replace David Peever.

Peever's rollercoaster ride as CA chairman

Cricket Australia Chairman DAVID PEEVER speaks during a Cricket Australia press conference following the commissioned review into the incidents that occurred earlier this year in South Africa at MCG in Melbourne, Australia.

David Peever's resignation as Cricket Australia chairman ends a dramatic three years in the sport.

Yoga helps Coulter-Nile get back on track

NATHAN COULTER-NILE of the WA XI during day one of the Ashes series Tour Match between Western Australia XI and England at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Australian paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile says he briefly considered walking away from the game last year after breaking down with a stress fracture.

Cricket Australia chairman Peever departs

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever has resigned three days after a damning report into the organisation's culture was released.

Stick with ball-tampering bans: Siddle

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

Veteran fast bowler Peter Siddle says Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft's ball-tampering bans should not be scrapped.

Behrendorff back on track after injuries

JASON BEHRENDORFF of WA celebrates after taking the wicket of Daniel Hughes of NSW during the JLT One Day Cup match between New South Wales and Western Australia at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Jason Behrendorff is being managed into a red-ball cricket following continual back issues, but his bowling in the short-form game hasn't been hurt.

Aussies, Proteas followed barbs with beers

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

Australia and South Africa's rivalry became incredibly heated in March but things were far more cordial by the time they shared some beers in Johannesburg.

Partnerships key for South Africa in ODIs

AIDEN MARKRAM of the Proteas during 1st Sunfoil Test match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

South Africa were shocked by the Prime Minister's XI on Wednesday, struggling to build partnerships ahead of Sunday's one-day international against Australia.

Mitch Marsh hasn't lost his mojo: Voges

MITCHELL MARSH of Western Australia during the Sheffield Shield match at WACA in Perth, Australia.

Alllrounder Mitch Marsh will be aiming to score some much-needed runs when he captains Western Australia in this week's Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland.

Tampering an international problem: Langer

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

Australia coach Justin Langer has promised there will be no ball tampering under his watch, but says the issue is a worldwide problem.