Australian decade of Test change to top 50
Australia’s list of Test debutants in the past decade is set to go beyond 50 with Jhye Richardson, Will Pucovski and Kurtis Patterson vying for spots.
Kurtis Patterson has a better first-class record against the pink ball than he does the red, a good sign headed into the day-night Test against Sri Lanka.
The Hobart Hurricanes have beaten the Adelaide Strikers by 10 wickets in Monday night’s Big Bash League fixture at Adelaide Oval.
Late Australian Test squad selection Kurtis Patterson believes avoiding the hit and giggle Big Bash League has been a blessing in disguise.
David Warner will have his elbow assessed in Melbourne on Tuesday before it’s anticipated he’ll undergo surgery to clean up the problematic joint.
Kurtis Patterson has been added to Australia’s Test squad for the series against Sri Lanka after scoring an unbeaten 426 runs in his past three innings.
The Sydney Sixers have defeated Brisbane by 79 runs in their Big Bash League match at the SCG thanks to a James Vince half-century.
Aaron Finch will use an enforced break from international cricket to fine-tune his technique after his lean run with the bat extended to the ODI arena.
Australia’s World Cup defence is being plotted on the back of England’s recent ODI success that has them favourites to steal the 50-over crown.
Ellyse Perry’s batting heroics and ability to stay in the game in the field will see her as the key figure in next Saturday’s WBBL decider against the Heat.
Ellyse Perry capped a superb all-round performance with the killer blow in the super over as the Sixers beat the Renegades in a WBBL semi-final thriller.
Sammy-Jo Johnson has starred and Haidee Birkett has pulled off a stunning last-ball catch as the Heat beat the Thunder in a semi-final classic in Sydney.
Jhye Richardson will replace Josh Hazlewood in Australia’s Test squad to face Sri Lanka after the key paceman suffered a stress fracture in his back.
Perth Scorchers paceman Andrew Tye has been smacked around by James Faulkner at the death as Hobart snatched victory in their BBL clash at Optus Stadium.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.