David Warner is encouraged by his early batting experience with one of the candidates to join him at the top of the order in Australia's Test team.
Jesse Hogan Australia captain Steve Smith says suspended all-rounder James Faulkner will be hard to replace with the bat and, particularly, bowling at the death in the one-day series against England.
Claire Siracusa Australian cricket great Shane Warne has penned an open letter to controversial tennis youngster Nick Kyrgios, telling him not to "waste his talent".
Jesse Hogan Australia pride themselves on boasting a battery of fast-bowlers who can wreak havoc. James Pattinson proved on Wednesday he fitted that mould - by destroying the training shirt of fellow paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Chris Barrett The fast bowlers will stay at home in a calculated decision aimed at freshening them up for the summer but one that could potentially backfire on them against a nation that last month drew against top-ranked South Africa.
Jesse Hogan Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers will share in more than $1 million compensation from Cricket Australia for the cancellation of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament.
Jesse Hogan The vacancy left by now-former Australia captain Michael Clarke for their one-day series against England, to start on Thursday, is set to give George Bailey an opportunity to remind everyone why he made himself so indispensable to the one-day team.
Jon Pierik, Samantha Lane and Larissa Nicholson Having reneged on a commitment to play Big Bash League cricket this summer, Michael Clarke could have the next step in his professional career - joining the Channel Nine commentary team - clarified as early as next week.
Jamie Marcuson Australian selector Rod Marsh has criticised DRS and the use of ball-tracking technology in Test cricket.
Chris Barrett EXCLUSIVE Michael Clarke has pulled out of his contract with Big Bash League team Melbourne Stars, meaning the retired Test captain may well have played his final professional match in Australia.