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Quicks dominate in Australia tour opener

Australia closed at 3-87 against South Africa A in their opening tour match, having dismissed the home side for 220 in Benoni.

Breakers vow to claim WNCL for Blackwell

Ellyse Perry and Naomi Stalenberg have revealed the impact the retiring Alex Blackwell had on their early careers ahead of her last final for NSW.

Confusion as Aussies stay second in T20s

Australia's hopes of going to the top of the ICC Twenty20 world rankings have been dashed after a clerical error caused confusion.

Tough road for Lynn after latest setback

	CHRIS LYNN looks on during an Australian nets session at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.  Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images

Chris Lynn is set for further scans after dislocating his shoulder during Australia's win over New Zealand in the Twenty20 tri-series final,

Warner eager to relive South Africa glory

David Warner's gruelling summer will continue when he flies from Auckland to Johannesburg to link up with Australia's Test squad.

Chris Lynn injured in Aussies' T20 final

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

Chris Lynn has suffered another injury setback, dislocating his shoulder during Australia's Twenty20 tri-series final against New Zealand.

Australia beat NZ in T20 tri-series final

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Chris Lynn of the Heat bats during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Brisban

An injury to Chris Lynn has soured Australia's rain-disrupted victory over New Zealand in their Twenty20 tri-series final.

Lanning back to captain Australia's women

DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 26: Meg Lanning of Australia is bowled by Kim Garth of Ireland during the Women's ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 ma  Racing and Sports

Meg Lanning is returning from a shoulder injury to captain Australia's women cricketers on their tour of India next month.

More T20 carnage tipped in Eden Park final

DAVID WARNER of Australia bats during the Fourth Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

A record Twenty20 international score is a distinct possibility when Australia and New Zealand face off in the tri-series final at Eden Park.

Bowlers key in T20 final: NZ's Williamson

KANE WILLIAMSON of New Zealand looks on during the third game of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and Pakistan at U

New Zealand's performance with the ball could make or break their Twenty20 tri-series final hopes against Australia, captain Kane Williamson says.

Change in T20 skipper up to Smith: Warner

	DAVID WARNER of Australia bats during the Fourth Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

David Warner says he hasn't discussed taking over the Twenty20 captaincy full-time, after leading Australia to the tri-series final.

'Fierce' BBL behind Australia's T20 rise

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

Allrounder Ashton Agar says Australia's rise up the international T20 ranks has been built on the back of in-form players coming out of the BBL.

Eden Park in spotlight ahead of T20 final

TOM BLUNDELL of New Zealand speaks to coach MIKE HESSON during the Test match series between the New Zealand Blackcaps and the West Ind  Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has defended the suitability of Eden Park ahead of the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia at the Auckland venue.

Aust ace Blackwell opts to go out on top

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

Australian vice-captain Alex Blackwell says she will not be lost to the game after calling an end to her 15-year international career.

Black Caps coach defends tri-series quicks

TOM BLUNDELL of New Zealand speaks to coach MIKE HESSON during day one of the Test match series between the New Zealand Blackcaps and t

The Black Caps' death bowlers have struggled to do the business in the Twenty20 tri-series but coach Mike Hesson says he remains unperturbed.

Queensland, Vics play out Shield stalemate

Queensland have narrowly retained top on the Sheffield Shield standings despite an uninspiring draw against Victoria at the MCG.

England, NZ coaches split on T20 future

England coach TREVOR BAYLISS looks on during the Two Day tour match between the CA XI and England at Richardson Park in Perth, Australi  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson says scrapping Twenty20 internationals would damage the game financially.

Winter helps Redbacks thrive in Shield

NICK WINTER of the Redbacks bowls during the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia at SCG in Sydney, Austr

South Australia have a new star in their ranks after left-arm seamer Nick Winter claimed player of the match honours in their Sheffield Shield win over NSW.

Aust cricket great Blackwell draws stumps

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

Australia vice-captain and former captain Alex Blackwell has announced her retirement from international and state cricket.

Agar accepts Eden Park's T20 challenge

Ashton Agar says Australia must bowl smarter when they return to Eden Park for the Twenty20 tri-series final against New Zealand.

Lynn eager for another crack at Eden Park

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Chris Lynn of the Heat bats during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Brisban  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Chris Lynn is eager for a second crack at Eden Park's short boundaries when Australia face New Zealand in the Twenty20 tri-series final.

Smith predicts fireworks in South Africa

STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates making his century during the Fourth Test Match in the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Steve Smith is predicting a tough time for batsmen on both sides during Australia's Test tour of South Africa.

Aussies to face New Zealand in T20 decider

New Zealand have lost by two runs to England in Hamilton but have done enough to make the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia.

Aussies take aim at 'deflated' Black Caps

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Chris Lynn of the Heat bats during the Big Bash League match between the Perth Scorchers and the Brisban

Chris Lynn believes Australia's record Twenty20 run chase has wounded New Zealand before a potential trans-Tasman tri-series final.

Pucovski's century halts Bulls' charge

WILL PUCOVSKI during the JLT One Day Cup match between Victoria and Western Australia at WACA Perth, Australia.

Sheffield Shield-holders Victoria are on track to save their match against Queensland thanks to a patient ton from rookie Will Pucovski.

SA close in on crucial Shield win over NSW

South Australia are just 43 runs away from a crucial victory over NSW after the Redbacks dominated with bat and ball on day three at the SCG.

Tasmania thrash weakened WA in Shield

A depleted Western Australia were crushed by an innings and 87 runs by Tasmania in their Sheffield Shield clash in Hobart.

Aussies buoyant ahead of Eden Park return

Batting paradise Eden Park holds no fear for Australia's bowlers ahead of their Twenty20 tri-series final.

Twenty20 run-fest a freak show: McMillan

New Zealand assistant coach Craig McMillan says the Black Caps' freakish Twenty20 loss to Australia is good for cricket but England's captain isn't so sure.

Test flame still burns for Kane Richardson

Australian paceman Kane Richardson has no plans to follow the lead of England spinner Adil Rashid and abandon red-ball cricket.

Vics seek to dig in to slow Bulls' charge

	CAMERON WHITE of the Renegades bats during the Big Bash League match at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Victoria will be relying heavily on rookie Will Pucovski and Cameron White if they are to avoid a potentially fatal defeat against Queensland.

Redbacks bite back against NSW in Shield

NSW lead South Australia by 36 runs at stumps on day two of their Sheffield Shield match, after Tom Cooper's century for the Redbacks.

Stokes on target for NZ ODI series return

Ben Stokes will make his return to international cricket in next week's opening ODI match against New Zealand if all goes to plan.

Tasmania dominate undermanned WA in Shield

Tasmania skittled Western Australia for 67 on day two of their Sheffield Shield match to be in a dominant position at stumps.

Warner builds case for T20 captaincy

David Warner has again been praised for his Twenty20 captaincy after leading Australia to a miracle win over New Zealand in Auckland.

NZ send T20 records tumbling at Eden Park

New Zealand have broken records during their Twenty20 tri-series clash with Australia in Auckland.

Renshaw ton has Bulls on top, Vics stumble

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

Opener Matthew Renshaw has scored a century to help Queensland to a strong position after day one of the Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria in Melbourne.

Aussies claim dramatic T20 victory over NZ

	D'ARCY SHORT of Australia bats during game two of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket   Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Australia have pulled off a record Twenty20 run chase to defeat New Zealand by five wickets in Auckland.

NZ batsmen punish Aussies in Eden Park T20

	MARTIN GUPTILL of New Zealand celebrates his century during game five of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and Pakis  Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

New Zealand have set Australia a mammoth target of 244 in their Twenty20 tri-series clash in Auckland.

Wade ton gets Tas out of Shield trouble

MATTHEW WADE of Tasmania waits for the start of play during day four of the Sheffield Shield match in Melbourne, Australia.

Former Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade's century has gotten Tasmania out of trouble against Western Australia on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash.

NSW build strong platform against SA

	DANIEL HUGHES of the Sydney Sixers bats during the Big Bash League match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Sixers at Blundst

Daniel Hughes is closing in on a century on his birthday, with NSW batting through the second session of the Sheffield Shield match against South Australia.

SA shield rookie Winter leaves NSW in cold

NICK WINTER of the Redbacks bowls during day one of the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia at Sydney Cr  Racing and Sports

Rookie South Australian paceman Nick Winter has run through the cream of NSW's batting as the Blues collapsed late in the day at the SCG.

Renshaw's ton fires Bulls in MCG Shield

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: Matthew Renshaw of Australia bats during day three of the Australian Test cricket inter-squad match at M

Opener Matthew Renshaw has scored a century to help Queensland to a strong position at tea on day one of the Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria in Melbourn

Stanlake positive despite Shield exile

BILLY STANLAKE of Australia bowls during the International Twenty20 series between Australia and New Zealand at SCG in Australia.

Towering quick Billy Stanlake has confirmed he will again miss out on playing first-class cricket this season.

Eden Park no T20 paradise for Australia

AARON FINCH of Australia celebrates scoring a century during game two of the One Day International series between Australia and England  Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

Vice-captain Aaron Finch has warned Australia's Twenty20 batsmen against chasing sixes on Eden Park's notoriously short boundaries.

'Clinical' Maxwell at new T20 level: Finch

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

Australian vice-captain Aaron Finch says Glenn Maxwell has taken his batting to another level during the Twenty20 tri-series.

NZ's Guptill embraces T20 unpredictability

MARTIN GUPTILL of New Zealand celebrates his century during game five of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and Pakis

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill says records are a poor indicator of a side's Twenty20 chances, as the Black Caps prepare to face Australia in Auckland.

Aussies brace for hostile NZ T20 reception

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

Australia's Twenty20 clash with New Zealand at Eden Park could be the making of the youthful side, batsman Aaron Finch says.

Hostile Kiwis to test new-look T20 Aussies

	AARON FINCH of Australia celebrates scoring a century during game two of the One Day International series between Australia and England

Australia's Twenty20 clash with New Zealand at Eden Park could be the making of the youthful side, batsman Aaron Finch says.

WA set to call on Sheffield Shield rookies

Western Australia's depth will again be tested in round seven of the Sheffield Shield, while unfancied Queensland eye a chance to extend their lead.

Warner a different breed of Aussie captain

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

David Warner's stand-in captaincy of Australia's Twenty20 side has highlighted the contrasts between him and incumbent skipper Steve Smith.

Thunder sack BBL coach after poor season

The Sydney Thunder are searching for a new BBL coach after parting ways with Paddy Upton.

Stoinis keen for more Eden Park action

MARCUS STOINIS of the Stars bats during the Big Bash League at MCG in Australia.

Auckland's Eden Park holds fond memories for Marcus Stoinis ahead of Australia's Twenty20 clash with New Zealand.

Black Caps beat England in tri-series T20

MARTIN GUPTILL of New Zealand celebrates his century during game five of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and Pakis  Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

England's run chase was slowly strangled as New Zealand won their tri-series Twenty20 international by 12 runs in Wellington.

Unbeaten T20 team a tight bunch: Carey

ALEX CAREY of the Adelaide Strikers keeps wicket during the Big Bash League at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.  Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

Alex Carey credits the close bond in the current Australian T20 squad for recent good results.

Smith urges Aussies to back up Ashes glory

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

Australia Test skipper Steve Smith has challenged his teammates to back up their Ashes success with a series win in South Africa.

Sayers replaces Bird for Aussie Test tour

CHADD SAYERS of South Australia bowls during the Sheffield Shield match at WACA in Perth, Australia

Chadd Sayers has been summoned into Australia's Test squad for the tour of South Africa as a replacement for injured paceman Jackson Bird.

Injury fuelled Perry's cricket motivation

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

Ellyse Perry says her hamstring injury a year ago was a great lesson in perspective.

Smith refreshed after break from cricket

	STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates making his century during the Fourth Test Match in the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images

The day after winning the Allan Border Medal for the second time, Steve Smith is ready for a return to work.

Ellyse Perry wins another cricket award

ELLYSE PERRY in action during the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in Bristol, England.  Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images

Australian cricket star Ellyse Perry has convincingly won her second Belinda Clark Award.

Smith, Perry dominate cricket awards

Who won what at the Allan Border Medal function - Australian cricket's awards nights.

Smith, Perry claim top cricket honours

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

Australian Test captain Steve Smith has won his second Allan Border Medal and Ellyse Perry also won the Belinda Clark Award again.

NZ chasing T20 victory despite hiccups

	KANE WILLIAMSON of New Zealand looks on during the third game of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and Pakistan at  (Photo by Dianne Manson/Getty Images

The Black Caps have had a few hiccups as they head back into the T20 tri-series where they need to beat England in Wellington.

Time off for Warner before next T20 match

DAVID WARNER of Australia bats during the Fourth Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Coach Darren Lehmann says out-of-form T20 skipper David Warner will be given a break before rejoining Australia's squad in New Zealand.

Smith, Perry set to claim cricket honours

STEVE SMITH of Australia celebrates making his century during the Fourth Test Match in the 2017/18 Ashes series at MCG in Australia.  Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Australian Test captain Steve Smith is the short-priced favourite for cricket's Allan Border Medal and Ellyse Perry should claim the Belinda Clark Award.

Short eyes top of the Aussie T20 order    

With plenty of competition for spots in Australia's T20 batting line-up, BBL sensation D'Arcy Short hopes to retain his spot at the top of the order.

Vics score first win of Shield season

Peter Handscomb's 114no has led Victoria to a six-wicket Sheffield Shield win over South Australia - the defending champions' first victory of the season.

Dukes ball aids Qld in Shield win over Tas    

Tasmania captain George Bailey says using the Dukes ball is a good thing despite his side's hefty loss against new Shield leaders Queensland.

Lyon unhappy with the use of Dukes ball    

Nathan Lyon has hit out at the decision to use Dukes balls in the second half of the Sheffield Shield season,

Wickets have Marsh ready for South Africa    

Mitch Marsh's will head to South Africa in good batting and bowling form after WA's Sheffield Shield win against NSW.

Warner's form a concern after busy summer    

David Warner's white-ball woes have continued but Kane Richardson doesn't expect the stand-in Twenty20 skipper to be rested.

Super Smith set to win Border Medal again    

Australian captain Steve Smith is the red-hot favourite to win his second Border Medal

England skipper Morgan in doubt for T20s    

England skipper Eoin Morgan is in doubt for the remainder of the Twenty20 tri-series against Australia and New Zealand.

Smith likely to win second Border Medal    

While Steve Smith is the obvious pick for his second Border Medal, David Warner and Nathan Lyon should also feature prominently in the voting.

Aussies book place in T20 tri-series final

Australia have beaten England by seven wickets at the MCG to book their spot in the T20 tri-series final.

Ponting backs specialist cricket coaches    

Australian cricket great Ricky Ponting agrees that more specialist coaches will be needed for the three formats.

NZ cricket great Bevan Congdon dies

Tributes are flowing for former New Zealand Test cricket captain Bevan Congdon who has died a day before his 80th birthday.

WA back in Shield hunt with win over NSW

Western Australia has beaten NSW in their Sheffield Shield match at the WACA Ground.

Ponting, Rolton, O'Neill join hall of fame    

Ricky Ponting, Karen Rolton and Norm O'Neill are the Australian cricket hall of fame's latest inductees.

Desperate Vics revived by White ton

A topsy-turvy Sheffield Shield encounter at Adelaide Oval is set for a thrilling final day thanks to a powerful ton by Victorian veteran Cameron White.

Ponting inducted into cricket hall of fame    

Ricky Ponting, Karen Rolton and Norm O'Neill are the latest inductees to the Australian cricket hall of fame.

Tigers' backs to wall, Bird off for scans

Tasmania are staring at defeat against Queensland in their Shield match at the Gabba needing, 328 for victory with three wickets down and two bowlers injured.

Debutants again fire SA as Vics grind

Defending Shield champions Victoria are grimly hanging on in their match against South Australia, ending day two relying on their middle-order.

Evenly poised Shield clash in Perth

At close of play on Friday, NSW were 3-77 in their second innings with a lead of 66 over Western Australia in their Sheffield Shield clash in Perth.

Zampa questions Aussie T20 spin strategies

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

Legspinner Adam Zampa is hoping Australia will consider picking two specialist spinners in Twenty20 matches.

Vics dig in, SA set imposing Shield total    

Victoria's opening batsmen have dug in early in pursuit of South Australia as the defending Sheffield Shield champions chase a much-needed win.

Winter hits Vics as SA hit back in Shield    

Debutant Nick Winter has claimed three wickets in quick succession to put Shield holders Victoria on the back foot against South Australia.

Bulls take match by the horns

Queensland will enter day three of their potentially pivotal Sheffield Shield match against Tasmania in Brisbane with a near unbeatable lead.

England to maintain T20 batting aggression    

England paceman Chris Jordan expects his side to bounce back from their Twenty20 tri-series defeat when they face Australia at the MCG.

Dukes ball dominates Shield clash in Perth

	MITCHELL MARSH of Western Australia during the Sheffield Shield match at WACA in Perth, Australia  Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images

NSW were 1-89 just after lunch against WA in their Sheffield Shield clash in Perth but from there it was all downhill as they lost 9-115 to be all out for 204.

Bulls on top with bat and ball against Tas

Queensland survived a shocking batting collapse to haul themselves back into contention on day one of their Shield match against Tasmania.

Glenn Maxwell relishing 'career-best' form    

Glenn Maxwell says he will be hard to overlook for Australia's one-day tour of England if he maintains his current form.

Marsh strikes as WA hits back against NSW

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

Mitch Marsh has taken four wickets to rip through NSW at tea on the first day of the Sheffield Shield match in Perth.

Warner's workload a factor in slump: Waugh    

David Warner's heavy workload is a factor in his runscoring slump in short-format cricket, Australian selector Mark Waugh says.

Wade fined for smashing seat in BBL final    

Hobart Hurricanes wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has been fined $6000 for his conduct in the BBL final.

First-timer Nielsen saves wobbly Redbacks    

South Australia found an unlikely hero in new wicketkeeper Harry Nielsen as the Redbacks revived their fortunes after a disastrous start against Victoria.

Renshaw solid for Qld in Sheffield Shield    

Queensland have made a steady start against Tasmania with Test discard Matthew Renshaw leading the way as the Sheffield Shield competition resumed.

On-field only worry for Maxwell: Waugh

GLENN MAXWELL of Victoria bats during a Sheffield Shield match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.  Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Image

National Twenty20 selector Mark Waugh says he's only worried about the on-field performance of match-winner Glenn Maxwell.

England left to lament Twenty20 catch call    

England skipper Eoin Morgan says there's no simple way to get a clear call on close catches after another debatable decision in their T20 loss to Australia.

Maxwell hangs tough for T20 century    

Glenn Maxwell was pleased to get through some tough bowling to notch his second Twenty20 international century and guide Australia to a win over England.

Australia restrict England to 9-155 in T20    

After electing to bowl, Australia has restricted England to 9-155 in their Twenty20 international in Hobart.

Maxwell century seals Australia T20 win

Glenn Maxwell hit a six off the final delivery of the match to reach a ton and guide Australia to a five-wicket Twenty20 win over England at Bellerive Oval.

WA to unleash 'hippie' paceman against NSW    

WA coach Justin Langer says debutant Alex Bevilaqua is a strong chance to make his Sheffield Shield debut against NSW at the WACA this week.

Weakened Shield Blues ready for strong WA

Understrength Sheffield Shield leaders NSW are not fazed by facing a WA side with all their Test stars available for the match starting at the WACA on Thursday.

Short prepared to adapt for Australia    

D'Arcy Short hopes to retain his opening spot for Australia's Twenty20 match against England in Hobart but is also okay with a shift down the order.

Injury forces Khawaja out of Shield clash

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

Queensland's Usman Khawaja has been ruled out of the Bulls' Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania due to the lingering effects of a thumb injury.

Short primed for Twenty20 Hobart return    

D'Arcy Short is preparing for a second shot at the top of the order in Australia's Twenty20 tri-series clash against England in Hobart.

Tri-series to bring out England's best    

England skipper Eoin Morgan says a number of his Twenty20 squad have shaken off injuries ahead of their opening tri-series match in Hobart.

Short ready for T20 game No.2 for Aust    

D'Arcy Short is preparing for a second shot at the top of the order in Australia's Twenty20 tri-series clash against England in Hobart.

Tim Paine mixed on Sheffield Shield rest    

Australia's Test wicketkeeper Tim Paine is sitting out the coming Sheffield Shield round to freshen up for the tour of South Africa.

Ex-Australia paceman Bollinger retires    

NSW fast bowler Doug Bollinger has retired from professional cricket after a career which included 12 Tests and 39 one-day internationals for Australia.

Stanlake unsure on first-class return    

Billy Stanlake hopes to play his first Sheffield Shield match in more than two years this summer, but he admits he's no closer to knowing his return date.

Short aims to follow in Warner's footsteps    

The BBL's player of the tournament D'Arcy Short wants to follow in David Warner's footsteps and become a Test cricketer.

Aussies snubbed by ICC U-19 selectors

Australia's efforts to make the final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup has gone unrewarded by ICC selectors, with no players named in an all-stars team.

Adelaide bat against Hobart in BBL final    

The Adelaide Strikers have won the toss and elected to bat against the Hobart Hurricanes in the BBL final.

Adelaide Strikers storm to BBL title

The Adelaide Strikers have beaten the Hobart Hurricanes in the final to claim their first BBL title.

Veteran Hodge calls time on cricket    

Brad Hodge has confirmed his professional cricket career is over, closing the curtain on 24 years of playing at the top level in the sport.

Short, Satterthwaite win T20 awards    

Hobart's D'Arcy Short and Melbourne Renegades allrounder Amy Satterthwaite have won the BBL and WBBL player of the tournament awards.

Aussie squad already have 2020 vision

Australia have one eye on creating a squad nucleus for the home World Twenty20 in 2020, as they take on New Zealand and England this summer.

Sixers thrash Scorchers to win WBBL final    

Sarah Coyte has inspired the Sydney Sixers to another WBBL title, with the defending champions beating the Perth Scorchers by nine wickets at Adelaide Oval.

Lynn to play long game on red-ball return    

Chris Lynn says he still aspires to play long-form cricket but admits he will be restricted to white-ball cricket for at least the rest of the 2017-18 summer.

Stanlake warns he'll only get quicker    

Billy Stanlake shook up New Zealand's top order at speeds of more than 150km/h in the opening Twenty20, but he says he's still got quicker days ahead.

BBL title would cap career: George Bailey    

Hobart Hurricanes captain George Bailey says winning the BBL final against the Adelaide Strikers would be a career highlight.

Nerves to decide WBBL title: Scorchers    

Perth Scorchers captain Elyse Villani says the WBBL final against the Sydney Sixers will come down to which team holds their nerve.

Australia rue missed chances in U-19 final

Australia's hopes of a fourth under-19 Cricket World Cup have been dashed by India, who have cruised to an eight-wicket victory in New Zealand.

Stanlake makes himself known in Aussie win

Billy Stanlake's electrifying 3-15 against New Zealand has helped Australia to a rain-affected seven-wicket win in the opening match of the Twenty20 tri-series.

Australia lose U-19 CWC final to India    

A composed century from opener Manjot Kalra has anchored India to an eight-wicket win over Australia in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final.

Australia bowl first in SCG T20 against NZ    

Australia have sent New Zealand in to bat in the first match of the Twenty20 tri-series in Sydney.

WBBL final at a glance

Sunday's WBBL final between the Sixers and Scorchers at a glance.

BBL final at a glance

Sunday's BBL final between Adelaide and Hobart at a glance.

WBBL ready to step out of BBL shadows    

The captains of WBBL finalists, the Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers, believe the women's tournament is ready to step out of the shadows of the men's BBL.

BBL finalists welcome back key players    

BBL finalists Adelaide and Hobart have welcomed a decision to release key players from national duties to play in Sunday's decider.

India hold Aussies to 216 in U19 CWC final    

Jonathan Merlo's 76-run knock has anchored Australia's 216 at the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final against India at Tauranga in New Zealand.

Sixers and Scorchers clash in WBBL finale    

The Sydney Sixers believe disrupting Perth Scorcher's opening batters will be a key factor in the WBBL grand final.

Head spinning over T20 and BBL selection    

Travis Head is returning to Sydney and Australia's T20 squad, uncertain if he'll be released to play in the BBL final with the Adelaide Strikers.

Lyon to bounce back from horror T20 over

	NATHAN LYON of Australia speaks during a press conference at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia  Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

Peter Handscomb says his Test teammate Nathan Lyon won't be worried about being smashed for 34 in one over by English allrounder David Willey.

Warner backs T20 tri-series for 2020 prep

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

Stand-in Australian Twenty20 captain David Warner wants to see more tri-series in the format as his team prepares for the home World T20 in 2020.

Strikers pip Renegades in BBL thriller

The Strikers have beaten the Melbourne Renegades by one run to win a thrilling BBL semi-final in Adelaide.

Renegades set 179 to win Strikers BBL semi    

The Strikers have set the Melbourne Renegades 179 runs to win their BBL semi-final in Adelaide.

Lyon hammered as England thrash PM's XI

England have thrashed the Prime Minister's XI in Canberra by eight wickets with 44 balls to spare in their T20 tour match.

Sangha's men eye rare Australian U-19 air

Jason Sangha's under-19s Australian team are aiming to join Josh Hazlewood, George Bailey and the Marsh brothers in tasting World Cup success.

Black Caps turn to inside Aussie knowledge    

New Zealand have played Australia in just one Twenty20 in almost eight years, so will rely on the Indian Premier League for inside knowledge of their opponents.

Warner gives Lynn, Short license to thrill    

David Warner wants both of his potential new opening partners to take their BBL approach into Australia's T20 tri-series opener after Aaron Finch was ruled out.

Sixers set Strikers 139 runs for WBBL win    

The Sydney Sixers have set the Adelaide Strikers 139 runs to win Friday's WBBL semi-final at Adelaide Oval.

Sixers trounce Strikers in WBBL semi-final

The Sydney Sixers have beaten the Strikers in their WBBL semi-final at Adelaide Oval, setting up a decider against the Perth Scorchers.

Sixers bat first against Strikers in WBBL    

The Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bat against the Adelaide Strikers in their WBBL semi-final at Adelaide Oval.

Injured Finch to miss Aussies' T20 opener

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.

Aaron Finch's troublesome hamstring has forced him out of Australia's Twenty20 tri-series opener against New Zealand in Sydney.

Pope plans to spin web on Indian fans    

Indian cricket fans have latched on to Lloyd Pope following his under-19 World Cup haul, and he now plans to roll through their team to claim the trophy.

Scorchers to erase 2017 WBBL heartbreak    

The Perth Scorchers are into the WBBL final after thrashing the Sydney Thunder at Optus Stadium.

Scorchers skipper Voges retires from BBL    

Perth Scorchers skipper Adam Voges says he is proud of his team and what they have achieved, but says now is the right time for him to retire.

Renegades fear Strikers' Rashid in semi    

Adelaide Strikers legspinner Rashid Khan has been identified as a key player by the Melbourne Renegades in their BBL semi-final.

Aussie quicks confident heading into T20

They have played just 11 T20 internationals between them but confidence is high among Australia's pacemen for the tri-series against New Zealand and England.

My international career is over: Wade    

Hobart Hurricanes veteran Matthew Wade says his international axing helped ease the pressure on him leading into the BBL season.

Sydney Sixers hail WBBL signing Coyte    

The WBBL recruitment of Sarah Coyte by the Sydney Sixers is a masterstroke, captain Ellyse Perry says.

I can still thrive in South Africa: Lyon

	NATHAN LYON of Australia speaks during a press conference at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia  Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

Test offspinner Nathan Lyon doesn't believe fast bowling-friendly conditions in South Africa will limit his opportunities.

Hobart crush Scorchers to reach BBL final

The Hobart Hurricanes have posted the equal-third highest score in BBL history to beat the Perth Scorchers in their semi-final at Optus Stadium.

Hurricanes post 4-210 against Scorchers    

The Hobart Hurricanes have posted the equal-third highest BBL score in their semi-final showdown with the Perth Scorchers.

Kiwis want to keep Warner down    

New Zealand paceman Tim Southee tips David Warner to lead Australia aggressively in the T20 cricket tri-series starting this weekend.

Scorchers thrash Thunder in WBBL semifinal    

Perth Scorchers spinner Emma King starred with three wickets to help her team to victory over the Sydney Thunder in Thursday's WBBL semi-final.

England aim to drive advantage home in T20    

England batsman Sam Billings believes his side can draw confidence from their one-day international victories over Australia for the T20 tri-series.

Thunder bowl first in WBBL semi v Perth    

Sydney Thunder will be aiming to win on enemy territory when they take on the Perth Scorchers in Thursday's WBBL semi-final at Optus Stadium.

Scorchers score 2-148 in WBBL semi-final    

Perth Scorchers openers Elyse Villani and Nicole Bolton have their team off to a flyer in the WBBL semi-final against the Sydney Thunder at Optus Stadium.

Lyon intent on changing selectors' minds

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

Test star Nathan Lyon says representing Australia in all three formats remains his goal, as he prepares to lead the Prime Minister's XI against England.

Aussies out to make India crack in u19s

Australian coach Ryan Harris believes his bowlers can expose India's lower order in the under-19s cricket World Cup final.

Tye shocked by IPL deal and whirlwind rise

Australian paceman Andrew Tye is shocked by hs $1.4 million IPL deal and is still coming to terms with his rise through the ranks.

Sydney Sixers at ease with WBBL away final

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

The Sydney Sixers say they understand why they have been denied a home WBBL semi-final despite topping the ladder.

Renegades to target Strikers' newcomers

CAMERON WHITE of the Renegades bats during the Big Bash League match at MCG in Australia.

Melbourne Renegades captain Cameron White says he'll look to exploit the Adelaide Strikers' newcomers in Friday night's BBL semi-final.

Strikers boosted by Head's BBL return

Adelaide Strikers captain Travis Head will play in the BBL semi-final against Melbourne Renegades before joining Australia's Twenty20 squad.