The West Indies bat first against India in Perth.
Andrew Wu Sri Lanka say they have exorcised the demons raised by Mitchell Johnson from their last tour of Australia, but the bone-breaking speedster looms large in Sunday's crucial World Cup encounter at the SCG.
Jesse Hogan If Sydney Thunder have not yet persuaded Shane Watson to join them then rival Big Bash League teams would be well advised to try and steal a march on them, based on the increased potential of him being available for the BBL.
Greg Baum Somewhere in our midst, catching our eye every distant now and then, a cricket World Cup is taking place.
Chris Barrett Michael Clarke will enter Sunday's must-win match against Sri Lanka at the SCG with only 37 minutes of batting under his belt since his return for Australia in the World Cup, after missing a golden opportunity for more time in the middle against Afghanistan.
Andrew Wu Shane Watson says he has nobody to blame but himself for the poor run which resulted in him being dropped from Australia's one-day team for the first time in seven years.
Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu It's not unusual for David Warner to have a blow up - just ask Indian trio Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Varun Aaron - though on this occasion it had Michael Clarke in stitches rather than damage control.
Andrew Wu Shane Watson's sensational World Cup axing robbed the all-rounder of a golden opportunity to play himself back into form against Afghanistan as records tumbled in Perth on Wednesday.