Melbourne Stars chairman Eddie McGuire is desperate to end its record of choking at the last hurdle.
Jake Reed has been forced to undergo knee surgery on Tuesday to repair meniscus damage.
Cricket Australia will launch its own crackdown on throwing in domestic competitions this summer, bringing its testing regime into line with tough new global standards.
World cricket is 20 years too late to save a generation of spinners who can't bowl legally, according to a leading Australian spin coach.
Afghanistan coach Andy Moles has declared guiding the country to the Test arena is his long-term focus.
Mitch Johnson will be fit to lead Australia's Test bowling attack next month against Pakistan and is highly likely to be supported by a rejuvenated Peter Siddle.
When Abdul Hameed Kherkah first questioned his prospects of playing first grade cricket in Australia he was repeatedly told, “you’re dreaming.”
Afghanistan all-rounder Samiullah Shinwari was too young to remember his family's trek through the mountains, as his mother and father fled the war to seek safety in neighbouring Pakistan.
The smart money is on a towering fast bowler from Tamworth to finally arrive in the big smoke of Test cricket this summer.