Canberra is on track to host the Sheffield Shield final after an incredible Western Australia batting collapse where they lost 4-8 left NSW in total control of their crucial match at Manuka Oval.
Ryan Harris is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines after his heroics in South Africa and could miss Australia's next Test series in October.
Justin Langer believes it's only a matter of time before Jason Behrendorff is called up to the Australian team.
WA back in the contest in first session of the second day of its Sheffield Shield match with NSW.
Quack, quack, quack - that's the sound of Shaun Marsh's last three innings as the Test batsman's recent run of outs continued.
The first day of the Sheffield Shield game between NSW and WA at Manuka Oval turned up a few surprises.
The final round of the Sheffield Shield will determine which two teams contest the Shield final, with only Tasmania and Victoria out of contention.
Despite his Test sucesses, Nathan Lyon knows the ''former curator'' questions are inevitable when he returns to Manuka.
His fearsome pace bowling destroyed England and South Africa, but it is a guiding hand from Mitch Johnson which Jason Behrendorff hopes helps him build an international career.
Nathan Lyon and Justin Langer have backed the push for Manuka to host Test cricket.