Australia's reinvigorated hopes of again emerging as a subcontinent slayer begin in earnest on Tuesday when Steve Smith's men confront a rebuilding Sri Lanka in the island nation.
Daniel Cherny Peter Handscomb doesn't know how far he is from a baggy green cap, but if his latest nod is anything to go by, it can't be too distant a proposition.
Daniel Cherny Victorian cricket great Darren Berry has declared his interest in the Bushrangers and Melbourne Renegades coaching jobs made vacant by David Saker's appointment as Australian bowling coach.
Tom Decent NSW coach Trent Johnston has welcomed another two pink ball Shield matches this summer and says the Blues will benefit from more four-day fixtures at the SCG.
Ryan de Souza ACT Meteors captain Kris Britt has backed the women's Big Bash League to rise to even greater heights this season, adding Canberra players need to use their performances to prove the capital deserves a team.
TIM BARROW NSW will host Tasmania at North Dalton Park, starting on February 25.
Jon Pierik and Daniel Cherny Cricket Victoria operations manager Shaun Graf will spend this week scouring England for a possible successor to David Saker as Bushrangers coach.
Daniel Cherny Could Pakistan provide some competition for Australia this summer?
Jon Pierik Australia is confident David Warner will play in next week's first Test against Sri Lanka despite being ruled out of a second warm-up clash.