The two teams will play three times in 12 days, and a fourth if they both make the final of the tri-series with the West Indies.
Greg Baum The Sheffield Shield and the Australian Test team have become like third cousins, twice removed. You know they're related, but it's hard to remember how.
Chris Barrett Australia are on the brink of poaching one of their own back from the old enemy, with discussions about bringing the successful Yorkshire coach home at an advanced level.
Jon Pierik Chris Gayle has taken aim in his autobiography at Chris Rogers, Ian Chappell and Andrew Flintoff, and opened up about his controversial sideline interview last summer with Mel McLaughlin.
Fleta Page Three-time Sheffield Shield champion is joining Cricket ACT.
Larissa Nicholson Prioritise the players' needs, take it seriously and trust your talent to step up.
Fleta Page Canberra batsman Alex Ross' year has gone from strength to strength.
Daniel Cherny The Melbourne Renegades are yet to sign a stadium deal for their home games next season.
Jon Pierik The decision by South Africa's cricketers to not yet agree to a day-night Test in Australia next summer remains a ball issue - and not a financial play.